Prof. Hoda A Jradi

Professor of Public Health Program Director for the department of Community and Environmental Health
Dr. Hoda Jradi is a Professor of Public Health and served for 7 years as the Program Director of the Master of Public Health at the College of Public Health and Health Informatics, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences. She undertook her doctoral studies in Epidemiology at the Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA. She has 2 Master’s degrees in Health Policy and Management and In Biological Sciences.
Dr. Jradi’s research interest centers on cross-cultural adaptation, construction and validation of assessment tools, Quality of Life, and Behavioral Risk Factors for Morbidity and Mortality. Additionally, she conducts research in a variety of topics related to the social determinants of health, the delivery of healthcare services, the well-being of healthcare workers, and tobacco control. She has 54 papers published in peer-reviewed journals. Her research has been cited more than 1000 times (Google scholar hi-index is 18). 
Dr. Jradi taught courses in Epidemiology, Health Promotion, Global Health, Research Methods, and Biostatistics.

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Professor Hoda Jradi is an epidemiologist with a research emphasis in lifestyle, social, and behavioral risk factors for health and well-being. Also, she has an interest in contemporary research methodology and scale construction and validation across cultures.

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Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology from the Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
Master of Public Health in Health Policy and Management from Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, USA.
Master of Microbiology from the University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, USA.