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Amira Shaheen

Country of origin: Palestinian Aut. Terr. Currently in: Palestinian Aut. Terr., Oblus General field of specialization: Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Academic Background

Degrees

2019 Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences

Research Keywords: 
epidemiology
Public Health
Injuries
Child Health
Women Health
Mental Health

Publications resulting from Research: 


Publications:

GBD 2013 Mortality and Causes of Death Collaborators. The Global burden of injury: incidence, mortality, disability-adjusted life years, and time trends from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. Accepted for publication in the Injury Prevention, 2015.

GBD 2013 Mortality and Causes of Death Collaborators. Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and YLDs for 301 acute and chronic diseases and injuries for 188 countries, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. Accepted to be published by the Lancet on Second week of June.

GBD 2013 Mortality and Causes of Death Collaborators. Global, regional, and national age-sex specific all cause and cause-specific mortality for 240 causes of death, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. Lancet. Volume 385, No. 9963, p117-171, 10 January 2015.

Behavior and Psychological Distress in University Students: A 12 Nation Study. Mehmet Eskin1,16, Jian-Min Sun2, Jamila Abuidhail3, Kouichi Yoshimasu4, Omar Kujan5, Mohsen Janghorbani6, Chris Flood7, Mauro Giovanni Carta8, Martin Voracek9, Anwar Mechri10, Motasem Hamdan11, Senel Poyrazli12, Khouala Aidoudi10, Seifollah Bakhshi6, Hacer Harlak13, Maria Francesca Moro8, Hani Nawafleh14, Louise Phillips7, Amira Shaheen15, Shahama Taifour5, Ulrich Tran9, Kanami Tsuno4. Accepted for publication in the Archives of Suicide Research, 2015.

Khubaib Ayoub, Amira A Shaheen, Shakoor Hajat. Postpartum Depression among Arab Women: A Call for Action. Under review

Shaheen A, Edwards P. Flying bullets and speeding cars: Analysis of child injury deaths in the Palestinian Territory. East Mediterr Health J. 2008 Mar-Apr; 14(2): 406-14.

Amira Shaheen (2010). Injury Epidemiology in Palestinian School-Children. Mauritius: VDM Publishing House Ltd. (Book)

Zakirson TL, Shaheen A, Mortaja S, Hamel PA. The prevalence of psychological morbidity in West Bank Palestinian Children. Can J Psychiatry. 2004 Jan; 49(1): 60-3.

Khubaib Ayoub, Amira A Shaheen, Shakoor Hajat. Postpartum Depression among Arab Women: A Call for Action. The World in Denial? Global Mental Health Matters’ Conference. Royal Society of Medicine, London. 26-27 March 2013. (Abstract)

Suad A Samara, Amira A Shaheen, Niveen Abu-Rmeileh. Self-Reported Oral Health, Oral Hygiene Habits, and Dental Attendance of Pregnant Women in Tulkarem City. 1st Arab World Conference on Public Health, Dubai. 4-6 April 2013. (Abstract)

Khubaib Ayoub, Amira A Shaheen, Shakoor Hajat. Postpartum Depression among Arab Women: A Call for Action. 1st Arab World Conference on Public Health, Dubai. 4-6 April 2013. (Abstract)

Amira Shaheen, Mohammed Awad, Omar Abu-Zaydeh, Jon Mark Hirshon. Distribution and factors associated with the occurrence of road traffic crashes in the West Bank: A Cross-Sectional study (Sep. 2009 – Sep. 2012). Lancet Palestinian Health Alliance Conference, Grand Palace Hotel, Amman, Jordan, 17-18 March 2014. (Abstract)

Khubaib Ayoub, Amira A Shaheen, Shakoor Hajat. Postpartum Depression among Arab Women: A Call for Action. Lancet Palestinian Health Alliance Conference, Grand Palace Hotel, Amman, Jordan, 17-18 March 2014. (Abstract)

Amira A Shaheen, Suad A Samara , Niveen Abu-Rmeileh. Self-Reported Oral Health, Oral Hygiene Habits, and Dental Attendance of Pregnant Women in Tulkarem City. 20th World Congress on Epidemiology (WCE), Alaska, USA, 17-21 August 2014



Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Teaching
I am teaching public health and epidemiology in addition to clinical nutrition and research to the students at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. I taught mother and child health, health promotion, research methods and epidemiology for Public Health master students. I taught as well research methods to medical students. Additionally, I am supervising the projects of undergraduate and graduate students (MPH). I am helping in reviewing several research proposals submitted by students in either the public health master program or the medical school.

Affiliations

International Epidemiological Association (IEA)