About the Event:
Public health seminar by Dr. Heitham Hassoun, M.D., F.A.C.S.
About the Speaker:
Heitham Hassoun, M.D., a leading vascular surgeon, joined Johns Hopkins Medicine International (JHI) in June 2012 as the Medical Director for Global Services and an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Hassoun brings with him a wealth of experience in global health care consulting, including business development, critical planning, knowledge transfer, physician governance, and interdisciplinary program development. Dr. Hassoun is “coming home” to Hopkins—he began his academic career as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he received the jointly sponsored National Heart Lung and Blood Institute and American Vascular Association Lifeline Clinician Scientist Career Development Award. He was also part of the initial Johns Hopkins Medicine International management team at Tawam Hospital in the United Arab Emirates, serving as chief of surgery and director of vascular interventional therapy.
Most recently, Dr. Hassoun served as a Weill Cornell Associate Professor at the Methodist Hospital Physician Organization and the Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center in Houston, Texas. He also served as a medical director for Methodist International, directing clinical and educational activities at affiliates and partners in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Dr. Hassoun earned his undergraduate degree from The Johns Hopkins University and his M.D. from Baylor College of Medicine.
Students and their projects:
Assessment of the eligibility for short course treatment regimen of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis in Armenia
Knowledge, Attitude, Practice on Cervical Cancer and Screening among Women living in Tirukalukundram, Kancheepuram District, India: A cross-sectional survey
Factors that predict the maternal use of oral rehydration solution during diarrhea home treatment for children under 5 in India
Knowledge, attitude and practice of chronic kidney disease among hypertensive patients living in Kashipur region of Udham Singh Nagar district, India
Shivam Kumar Soni
Predictors of stunting in states of India with highest and lowest prevalence of under-five stunted children
Vijayalakshmi Nallaepilly Chellythody
Are Physical Activity and Breakfast skipping habit associated with stress among Adolescents of Coimbatore, TamilNadu?