H.E Dr. Bandar Al Knawy - Chief Executive Officer of Ministry of National Guard - Health Affairs, President of the University issued a decision to approve the appointment of Dr. Tagwa Omer as the Dean, College of Nursing-Jeddah (CON-J), for two-year term. Dr.Omer will remain responsible for the academic and administrative management and development of the college of nursing.
Dr. Omer is a graduate of king Abdulaziz University obtaining her BSN in 1988. In pursuit of her postgraduate education she obtained her Master in Nursing Science 1997 from king Saud University, Riyadh, her Certificate in Quality Improvement and Outcome Management (May2005), and her PhD in Nursing Science (August2005) from George Mason University, fairfax, USA. She joined King Abdulaziz Medical City- Jeddah as a health Educator (1991-1994) and was subsequently appointed as Nurse Manager, Surgical Unit, KAMC-J (1997-2001).
Dr. Omer joined the College of Nursing as an Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing in January 2006. She was appointed Associate Dean, CON-J, KSAU-HS in May 2006- August 2009; and as Dean, CON-J, KSAU-HS in August 2009 to the present.
In addition, H.E Dr.Al Knawy issued a decision to approve the appointment of Dr. Nisreen Jastaniah as the Associate Dean of Female Medical Student Branch, College of Medicine-Jeddah (COM-J-F) King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Science(KSAU-HS) for two-year term. In this capacity, Dr.Jastaniah will remain responsible for the management of all academic and administrative affairs and clinical affairs, COM-J.
Dr.Jastaniah is a graduate of king Abdulaziz University, Jeddah obtaining her MBBS in 1994. She joined the Family & Community Medicine Residency Training Program at KAMC-J (1997-200) and obtained her Saudi and Arab Board Certificates in Family Medicine in 2001. She completed a Fellowship in Geriatrics Medicine (February 2004-January 2006) and Fellowship Palliative Care (January 2006- July 2006) both at McMaster University, Canada. Upon her return to the Kingdom, she was appointed as Consultant, Geriatric Medicine, KAMC-J (2006- Present), Part-Time Consultant Palliative Care, Princess Nourah Oncology Center, KAMC-J (2006-2009) and Medical Coordinator, Dar Alamman Long Term Care Facility, KAMC-J (2006-2012). She is a member of committees in KAMC-J, KSAU-HS, International societies and was recently appointed as Deputy Chairman for Saudi Geriatric Society, Saudi Commission for Health Specialities in April 2017.
Dr. Jastanisah was credentialed as an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, College of Medicine- Jeddah in March 2012. In her pursuit of academic excellence, she obtained a Master Degree of Medical Education from KSAU-HS in 2012. She was appointed as Assistant Dean, Female University Pre-Professional Program- Jeddah, KSAU-HS in December 2013 and as Associate Dean, Female Medical Student Branch, COM-J-F, KSAU-HS in September 2015.
Furthermore, H.E Dr.Al Knawy issued a decision to approve the appointment of Dr. Sajjadllah Alhawsawi as Assistant Dean, College of Science and Health Professions-Riyadh (COSHP-R), King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Science (KSAU-HS) for a two-year term. Also, Dr. Alhawsawi will remain responsible for assisting the Associate Dean in the organizing and management of the COSHP-R male student Affairs. This appointment will be in addition to his position as Assistant Professor, English Language Department, COSHP-R.
Dr. Alhawsawi is a graduate of King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah obtaining his Bachelor of Arts in European Language (English) in 1999. In pursuit of his postgraduate education he obtained his Master of Education in Teaching English to Speak of Other Language (TESOL) 2004 from the University of Exeter, United Kingdom. He joined the English Language Department, KSAU-HS, as Lecturer (2007-2008) and was selected for a University scholarship. He obtained his Master of Science in Social Research Methods (Education) 2009 and his PhD in Education (English Language Teaching and Language) 2014 both at the University of Sussex, United Kingdom.
Dr. Alhawsawi was appointed as Assistant Professor of Englsih 2014, English Language Department, COSHP-R. He has been actively teaching and participating in all academic activities at COSHP-R, KSAU-HS. He was appointed as Assistant Dean, Student Affairs, COSHP-R, KSAU-HS in September 2015.
Moreover, H.E Dr.Al Knawy issued a decision to approve the appointment of Ahmed Subahi as Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs, University Pre-Professional- Jeddah (UPPP-J), King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Science (KSAU-HS) for two-year term. In this capacity, Dr. Subahi will continue to assist the Associate Dean with the academic affairs of the male college. This appointment will be in addition to his academic responsibilities as Assistant Professor of Medical Physics, UPPP-J, KSAU-HS.
Dr.Subahi is a graduate of Umm Al-Qura University obtaining his Bachelor of Science in Medical Physics in 2004. In pursuit of his postgraduate education, he obtained his Master of Science in Medical Physics 2007 from the University of Surrey, UK, and his PhD in Medical Physics 2011 from the University College of London, UK.
Dr.Subahi joined the College of Medicine-Jeddah (COM-J), KSAU-HS as an Assistant Professor in January 2012. He has been involved in various committees and has been active in all teaching and academic activities at the COM-J. He was appointed as Deputy Chairman of Basic Science Department in November 2014 and as Assistant Dean, Academic Affairs in September 2015.