Shahenaz Najjar

Shahenaz Najjar

OWSD Palestine National Chapter Member, treasurer
Arab American University of Palestine AAUP

Shahenaz Najjar, is serving as the OWSD-Palestine National Chapter treasurer.  She is an Assistant Professor of Health Informatics and Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs and Students Affairs, Graduate Studies, Arab American University of Palestine. Dr. Najjar holds a PhD in biomedical sciences from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium on health policy with focus on the measurement of quality of healthcare and patient safety in 2014 and Post-doctoral degree on Population health and health services in 2017. Shahenaz research interests focus on health informatics field and cancer research at several levels; data management and visualization, epidemiological level, population level, prediction models, and others.

Dr. Najjar worked as a instructor at Zuyd University of Applied Sciences_Maastricht / The Netherlands and was a research assistant at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium between November 2009 and January 2014. She worked as a consultant at several companies in Belgium and Palestine, and as principal investigator and senior researcher at University of Alcalá, Madrid, Spain (October 2015 – January 2019). She supervised several students, locally and internationally, and serves as a reviewer for a different international journal like; BMC health services, BMJ open, Sage and International journal for quality in healthcare. She got several international and national awards on her projects.  

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•    Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&authuser=1&user=ws4rDekAAAAJ
•    Twitter: @shnajjar