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​​​Prof. Hanan A​lkadri

Professional Experience

Academic Positions

  • Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology


Administrative Po​sitions

  • • Assistant Vice President, Educational Affairs
  • • Dean of College Public Health and Health Informatics.


Clinical Positions

  • • Consultant General of Obs & Gyne​



  • • One-year fellowship on Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine, April 2013 from Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA
  • • Ph.D. in Medical Education, Student Assessment, 28th June 2012 from University of Maastricht, the Netherland 
  • • International Master of Science in Health Profession Education, June 2008 from University of Maastricht, the Netherland
  • • Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Examination, September 1998
  • • Saudi Board Part II in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 1997, KSA, Riyadh
  • • Arab Board Part II in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 1997, KSA, Riyadh
  • • Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 1995, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
  • • MD, Doctor in Medicine (very good), 1986 from Damascus University, Syria



  • 1. Haq, Ikram Ul; Rehman, Shafiq ur; Al-Kadri, Hanan; and Iqbal, Abid, "Bibliometric Evaluation of the Scopus Indexed Scholarly Literature of Ministry of National Guard – Health Affairs, Saudi Arabia" (2021). Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal). 5261
  • 2. Madkhali A, Al Ghamdi S, Al Sum H, Al Kadri HM, Sinnappan S, Al Ghilan N, Hamam H, Al Rabiea’a H, AL-Shamrani S, Al Saif S, Tashkandi N, Al Moamary MS. Framework for obstetrics and gynecology department change management in response to COVID 19 pandemic: A tertiary center experience. Annals of Thoracic Medicine - Volume 16, Issue 1, January-March 2021.
  • 3. Al-Kadri HM, Al Moamary M, Al Knawy B. Framework for curriculum delivery during COVID-19 pandemic in a health sciences university. Ann Thorac Med [Epub ahead of print] [cited 2020 Sep 12]. Available from: 
  • 4. Al-Moamary MS, Al-Kadri HM, Al-Moamary SM, Tamim HM. The Leadership Authenticity of Women in the Academic Setting. Health Professions Education, 6 (2020) 99e104
  • 5. Al Ul Haq I, Ur Rehman S, Al-Kadri HM, Farooq RK. Research Productivity in the Health Sciences in Saudi Arabia: 2008-2017. Ann Saudi Med. Mar-Apr 2020;40(2):147-154. doi: 10.5144/0256-4947.2020.147. Epub 2020 Apr 2.
  • 6. Knawy BA, Al-Kadri HMF, Elbarbary M, Arabi Y, Balkhy HH, Clark A. Perceptions of post outbreak management by management and healthcare workers of a Middle East respiratory syndrome outbreak in a tertiary care hospital: a qualitative study. BMJ Open. 2019 May 5;9(5):e017476. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017476.
  • 7. Hanan Al-Kadri, Elham Ismail Elsherif, Lubna Khan, Haitham Magdie Fillimban, Saad Fahad Kurdi, Amal Ahmad Fayed and Shoeb Qureshi. A comparison of subcuticular and staple skin closure techniques for Caesarian Section: A randomized controlled trial in King Abdul-Aziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. International Research Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences. Vol. 6(4), pp. 94-100, November 2018. DOI: 10.30918/IRJMMS.64.18.050
  • 8. A Hijazi, A Althubaiti, H M Al-Kadri. Effect of Antenatal Care On Fetal, Neonatal And Maternal Outcomes: A Retrospective Cohort Study. The Internet Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics. 2018 Volume 23 Number 1.
  • 9. Al-Hreashy F, Al-Kadri H, Al-Mobeirek A, Scherpbier A. A mixed-method evaluation of the views of medical teachers on the applicability of the 'infant and young child feeding chapter' in Saudi medical colleges. BMC Med Educ. 2018 Oct 8;18(1):232. doi: 10.1186/s12909-018-1282-3.
  • 10. Alakeely MH, Almutari AK, Alhekail GA, Abuoliat ZA, Althubaiti A, AboItai LA, Al-Kadri H. The effect of epidural education on Primigravid Women's decision to request epidural analgesia: a cross-sectional study. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2018 May 3;18(1):124. doi: 10.1186/s12884-018-1766-5.
  • 11. Ibrahim, N. O., Sukkarieh, H. H., Bustami, R. T., AlShammari, E. A., AlAsmari, L. Y. & Al-Kadri, H. M. 2017. Current umbilical cord clamping practices and attitudes of obstetricians and midwives toward delayed cord clamping in Saudi Arabia. Ann Saudi Med, 37, 216-224. 
  • 12. Wahabi H, Fayed A, Esmaeil S, et al. Riyadh Mother and Baby Multicenter Cohort Study: The Cohort Profile. PloS one. 2016;11(3):e0150297.
  • 13. Al Kadri H, Akkielah R, Akkielah L, AlSaif Y, AlMahdaly A. Grandmultiparity, Fetomaternal and Neonatal Outcome. International Journal of Healthcare Sciences. 2015, October 3;2:523-526. ISSN 2348-5728 (Online)
  • 14. Al-Kadri HM. From Assessment Cocktail to Assessment Symphony: The Development of Best Assessment Practices. Health Profession Education. 2015 Dec 1;1:58-64. Doi:10.1016/j.hpe.2015.11.008. 
  • 15. Bamuhair S, Al-Kadri HM, Althubaiti A. Class attendance and examination performance: a study in problem-based medical curriculum. Accepted for publication in International Journal of General Medicine. December 2015.
  • 16. Al-Kadri HM, Al-Alwan I, Almoamary M, Al-Eissa Y, Al-Knawy B. From Clinical Center to Academic Institution: An Example of How to Bring About Educational Change. Health Profession Education. 2015 Dec 1;1: 4-11. doi:10.1016/j.hpe.2015.11.001.
  • 17. Al-Kadri HM, Anazi SA, Tamim HM. Increased Cesarean Section rate in Saudi Arabia; A change in practice or different maternal characteristics. Int J Womens Health. 2015 Jul 10;7:685-92. doi: 10.2147/IJWH.S85215.
  • 18. Al-Moamary M.S; Al-Kadri H.M; Tamim H.M. Authentic Leadership in a Health Sciences University. Medical Teachers Saudi Supplement. Accepted for publication August 2015. 
  • 19. Al-Kadri H, Bamuhair S, Omair A, Kamal M, Bamefleh H. Prevalence and Characteristics of Abnormal Papanicolaou Smear in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Med J. 2015 Jan;36(1):117-22. doi: 10.15537/smj. 2015.1.9141 PMID:25630016 [PubMed - in process].
  • 20. Al-Fozan H, Firwana B, Al Kadri H, Hassan S, Tulandi T. Preoperative ripening of the uterine cervix before operative hysteroscopy. The Cochrane database of systematic review. 2015;4:CD005998.
  • 21. AlObaid A, Al-Badawi IA, Al-Kadri H, Gopala K, Kandeil W, Quint W, Al-Aker M, DeAntonio R. Human papillomavirus prevalence and type distribution among women attending routine gynecological examinations in Saudi Arabia. BMC Infect Dis. 2014 Dec 14;14(1):643. [Epub ahead of print].
  • 22. Al-Kadri H, Dahlawi H, Al Airan M, Elsherif E, Tawfeeq N, Mokhele Y, Brown D, Tamim H. Effect of education and clinical assessment on the accuracy of post partum blood loss estimation. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014, 14:110 doi:10.1186/1471-2393-14-110.
  • 23. AL-Kadri, H. M., Madkhali, A., AL-Kadi, M. T., Bakhsh, H., Alruwaili, N. & Tamim, H. M. 2014. Tertiary care availability and adolescent pregnancy characteristics in Saudi Arabia. Int J Womens Health, 6, 359-66.
  • 24. Al-Kadri H, Bamuhair S, Al-Johani S, Al Buriki N, Tamim H. Maternal and Neonatal Risk Factors for Early-Onset Group B Streptococcal Disease:  A Case Control Study. IJWH 2013,5:729-35. doi: 10.2147/IJWH.S52206.
  • 25. Al-Kadri  H,  Al-Anazi H, Tamim H. Effect of Maternal Weight Gain During Pregnancy on Feto-Maternal Outcomes. Saudi Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2013;14(2):34-41.
  • 26. Al Kadri HM, Van der Vleuten CP, Al-Kadi MT. Workplace-Based Assessment and Students' Approaches to Learning; A Qualitative Inquiry. Med Teach. 2013;35 Suppl 1:S31-8. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2013.765547. 
  • 27. Siddiqui IA, Jaleel A, Al'kadri HM, Akram S, Tamimi W: Biomarkers of oxidative stress in women with pre-eclampsia. Biomarkers in medicine 2013, 7(2):229-234.
  • 28. Tamim HM, Al-Kadri HM, Zamakhshary MF, Al-Alwan IA, Al-Moamary MS, Tamim RM, Al-Banyan EA, Magzoub MM, Al-Sayyari AA: Research as a requirement in a problem-based learning medical curriculum in Saudi Arabia. Saudi medical journal 2012, 33(11):1241-1243.
  • 29. Al-Kadri HM, Tamim HM. Factors contributing to intra-uterine fetal death. Archives of gynecology and obstetrics. 2012. Epub 2012/06/21.
  • 30. Al Kadri HM, Al-Moamary MS, Tamim HM, Al-Kadi MT. Value of subspecialty experience in internal medicine undergraduate training. Saudi journal of kidney diseases and transplantation : an official publication of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Saudi Arabia. 2012;23(3):545-51. Epub 2012/05/10.
  • 31. Al-Kadri HM, Al-Moamary MS, Roberts C, Van der Vleuten CP. Exploring assessment factors contributing to students' study strategies: literature review. Med Teach. 2012;34 Suppl 1:S42-50. Epub 2012/03/21.
  • 32. Al-Kadri HM, Al-Moamary MS, Al-Takroni H, Roberts C, van der Vleuten CP. Self-assessment and students' study strategies in a community of clinical practice: a qualitative study. Med Educ Online. 2012;17:11204. Epub 2012/02/23.
  • 33. Al Alwan I, Al-Moamary M, Al-Attas N, Al Kushi A, AlBanyan E, Zamakhshary M, et al. The progress test as a diagnostic tool for a new PBL curriculum. Education for health. 2011;24(3):493. Epub 2012/01/24.
  • 34. Tamim HM, Musallam KM, Al Kadri HM, Boivin JF, Collet JP. Antibiotic use and risk of gynecological cancer. European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology. 2011;159(2):388-93. Epub 2011/07/12.
  • 35. Al Kadri HM, Al-Moamary MS, Elzubair M, Magzoub ME, AlMutairi A, Roberts C, et al. Exploring factors affecting undergraduate medical students' study strategies in the clinical years: a qualitative study. Advances in health sciences education : theory and practice. 2011;16(5):553-67. Epub 2011/01/06.
  • 36. Al Kadri HM, Al-Moamary MS, Magzoub ME, Roberts C, Vleuten CP: Students’ perceptions of the impact of assessment on approaches to learning: a comparison between two medical schools with similar curricula. IJME 2011, 2:44-52.
  • 37. Siddiqui IA, Jaleel A, Kadri HM, Saeed WA, Tamimi W. Iron status parameters in preeclamptic women. Archives of gynecology and obstetrics. 2011;284(3):587-91. 
  • 38. Al Kadri HM. Obstetric medical emergency teams are a step forward in maternal safety! Journal of emergencies, trauma, and shock. 2010;3(4):337-41. Epub 2010/11/11.
  • 39. Siddiqui IA, Jaleel A, Tamimi W, Al Kadri HM. Role of oxidative stress in the pathogenesis of preeclampsia. Archives of gynecology and obstetrics. 2010;282(5):469-74. Epub 2010/06/16.
  • 40. Al Tawil K, Saleem N, Kadri H, Rifae MT, Tawakol H. Traumatic facial nerve palsy in newborns: is it always iatrogenic? American journal of perinatology. 2010;27(9):711-3. Epub 2010/04/14.
  • 41. Al Kadri HM, Al Anazi BK, Tamim HM. Visual estimation versus gravimetric measurement of postpartum blood loss: a prospective cohort study. Archives of gynecology and obstetrics. 2011;283(6):1207-13. Epub 2010/05/29.
  • 42. Al Kadri HM, Al-Moamary MS, van der Vleuten C. Students' and teachers' perceptions of clinical assessment program: A qualitative study in a PBL curriculum. BMC research notes. 2009;2:263. Epub 2009/12/25.
  • 43. Al-Kadri HM, Al-Marri NF, Tamim HM. Pelvic organs prolapse characteristics in Saudi women. Saudi Med J. 2009;30(12):1613-4. Epub 2009/11/26.
  • 44. Al-Kadri HM, Tariq S, Tamim HM. Risk factors for postpartum hemorrhage among Saudi women. Saudi Med J. 2009;30(10):1305-10. Epub 2009/10/20.
  • 45. Al Kadri HM. Safe involvement of first year residents in patients care. Journal of emergencies, trauma, and shock. 2009;2(1):57. Epub 2009/06/30.
  • 46. Al Kadri HM. Redesigning an educational assessment program. Saudi journal of kidney diseases and transplantation : an official publication of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Saudi Arabia. 2009;20(3):476-80. Epub 2009/05/06.
  • 47. Al Kadri H, Hassan S, Al-Fozan HM, Hajeer A. Hormone therapy for endometriosis and surgical menopause. Cochrane database of systematic reviews. 2009(1):CD005997. Epub 2009/01/23
  • 48. Al Kadri H, Al-Hunain S, Al Rubaish S, Alamir A, Alfakeeh K. Didelphic uterus and obstructed hemivagina resulting in obstructed hydronephrosis of transplanted kidney. Journal of pediatric surgery. 2009;44(1):e13-5. Epub 2009/01/23.
  • 49. Al-Kadri HM. Improving inventory learning style. Neurosciences. 2008;13(4):426-9. Epub 2008/10/01.
  • 50. Hassan S, Alfozan H, Hart R, Al Kadri H: Ovarian cyst aspiration prior to in vitro fertilization treatment for subfertility [Protocol for Cochrane Review]. In: Cochrane Database Syst Rev. vol. 2; 2006: CD005999.
  • 51. Alkatheri A, Hajeer A, Al Kadri H, Al-Jeraisy M, Alsayyari A: Antibiotics for preventing urinary tract infections in kidney transplant recipients [Protocol for Cochrane Review]. In: 2. vol. Art. No.: CD006026. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006026; 2006.
  • 52. Al-Fozan H, Al Kadri H, Hassan S, Tulandi T: Preoperative ripening of the cervix before operative hysteroscopy [Protocol for Cochrane Review]. In: Cochrane Database Syst Rev, Issue 2. vol. CD005998. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005998; 2006.
  • 53. Al Kadri H, AL Fozan H, Hassan S, Hajeer A: Hormone therapy for endometriosis and surgical menopause [Protocol for Cochrane Review]. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2006.
  • 54. Al-Kadri HM, Hajeer AH, Al-Hawashim NS, Salem HH. The significance of documenting clinical appearance of the uterine cervix in the cervical cytology form. Saudi Med J. 2006;27(11):1698-702. Epub 2006/11/16.
  • 55. Al-Kadri HM, Al-Awami SH, Madkhali AM. Assessment of risk factors of uterine cancer in Saudi patients with postmenopausal bleeding. Saudi Med J. 2004;25(7):857-61. Epub 2004/07/06.
  • 56. Al-Kadri H, Sabr Y, Al-Saif S, Abulaimoun B, Ba'Aqeel H, Saleh A. Failed individual and sequential instrumental vaginal delivery: contributing risk factors and maternal-neonatal complications. Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica. 2003;82(7):642-8. Epub 2003/06/07.
  • 57. Sallout A, Al Kadri H, Alromaih A, Van Dongen P: PeriPartum Pelvic Pain Syndrome and Hypermobility in Saudi Pregnant Women. Saudi Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2003, 3:22-32.
  • 58. Al-Kadri HM, Al-Turki HA, Saleh AM. Short and long term complications of abdominal and vaginal hysterectomy for benign disease. Saudi Med J. 2002;23(7):806-10. Epub 2002/08/14.
  • 59. Sinha D, Salem H, Al-Kadri H, Abushal M: Management of post menopausal and abnormal vaginal bleeding raising a suspicion of endometrial cancer. Saudi Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2001, 1(2):107-112.



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