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Faculty and Students Research Unit


  • ​​Mission
  • To establish an attuned interdisciplinary collaborative research community by providing assistance, guidance and orientation for the undergraduate and postgraduate students.

  • Vision
  • Involve the undergraduate and postgraduate students in an excellent and advanced evidence-based medical research, practice, and service. 

  • Aims
To achieve the mission and vision, the research unit aims to provide:

  • Interdisciplinary Collaboration
- Foster interdepartmental cooperation, understanding, inclusion and   interdisciplinary collaboration.
- Cultivate academic int​egrity​, collegiality, and diversity at all levels

Research, Innovation, and Academic Publishing
- Recognize excellence in educational research, practice, and service
- Promote scholarly research and innovation within higher education
- Promote the highest professional standards and research ethics for educators

Professional and Personal Development and Capacity Building in Research
- Foster capacity building in research at all levels (individual, institutional, national, global)
- Provide national leadership on critical issues impacting medical research​

  • Objectives​​ ​
                    • Provide support for the research activities of the undergraduate and postgraduate students
                    •  Review and provide feedback for improvement of the research proposals submitted by the students through the COM-Research Unit
                    • Conduct sessions on research practice, methodology, and statistical software packages such as Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) and JMP for the enhancement of research skills.
                    • Provide support to COM faculty and KAMC Health Professionals who are involved in research projects
                    • Organize the COM research activities for conducting research days and to facilitate participation in the research conferences organized by other institutions
                    • Encourage and support students' participation in local and international meetings
                    • Create a database for student research publications
                    • Improve the publication rate from the research projects being conducted in COM​




Research Unit Team

Academic Year 2021/2022​

​​​​​​College of Medicine Research Board​
 ​Prof. Ahmed Al Rumayyan
 ​Prof. Hamdan Al Jahdali

 Dr. Awad Al Muklass 

Admin Support: Research Office Support Team

Associate Dean, Academic & Student Affairs, COM​
​​​​ ​Dr. Yasir Al Malik​

Head of Medical Research Unit​
 Dr. Awad Almuklass ​​​​

Faculty Research ​​​​

Prof​. Amre Nasr
Supported by:
Female faculty x 3
Male faculty x 3
KAIMRC members x 2
University Research Office members x 2
Research Assistant x 2​

​​​​​​Faculty Members
​​​​​Dr. Dina Khalifa
 ​Dr. Siraj ​Rajkumar Rajendram


​​Undergraduate Research Blocks

(Block Chief Coordinator) 

Male Students

Female Students​​

Block Coordinator ​

Dr. Aamir Omair​
Email: omaira [@]

Dr. Awad Almuklass
Email: muklassa [@]

​Dr. Mona Bawazeer
Email: bawazeerm​ [@]

​Dr. Awad Almuklass
Email: muklassa​​ [@]

Support Team

Administrative Staff

Research Assistant Staff​

Mr. Ali Almutlaq
Email: Mutlaqa​ [@]
Ext: 95440​

Ms. Renalyn Tabago​
Email: tabagor​[@]
Ext: 95167​

Ms. Maha Almousa​
Email: almousam​[@]
Ext: 99693​

Mr. Waleed Alboalayan​
Email: boalayanw​ [@]
Ext: 95346

Ms. Myaad Alotaibi
Email: alotaibimy​ [@]
Ext: 98219 ​

Mr. Mohammad Alanazi
Email: Alanazimoha [@]
Ext: 95346




Teaching Activitie​s:

Undergraduate Courses
​​​ Postgraduate Courses​​​

Faculty enhancement work​shops:

 Data Analysis using JMP
 Sample Size Calculatio​n