Dr. Khaldoun Nijem is an assistant professor of Epidemiology at Hebron University. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Oslo in 2002. He is a former chairman of the biology department. Nijem has published 18 articles in several international journals including American Journal of Industrial Medicine, Human Reproduction, Environmental Health, and Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Nijem was the coordinator of several projects on epidemiology in Palestine. He was an external examiner for several master's theses at Al Quds University and a co-supervisor for several Ph.D. students during the joint project between Hebron University and the University of Oslo. He is a board member in the Palestinian American Research Center (PARC), Palestine.