Adjunct Professor Paul Jennings, BNur, GradCertAdvNsg, AdvDipMICAStud, GCHPE, GradCertBiostats, MClinEpi, PhD, FPA
Professor Jennings is a Mobile Intensive Care Ambulance Paramedic with Ambulance Victoria (AV) and is currently the Clinical Manager for the Barwon South West Region. He holds an adjunct professor appointment in the College of Health and Biomedicine, Victoria University; adjunct associate professor appointment in the Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice (DCEHPP), Monash University; Honorary Research Fellow appointment, Emergency & Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, and is a Member of the Victorian Clinical Council.
Paul is Chair of the Victorian Branch of the Australian Resuscitation Council and an Executive Committee member of the Victorian Chapter of Paramedics Australasia, the peak paramedic professional college.
Paul's research interests include clinical epidemiology, acute and persistent pain, out-of-hospital resuscitation and evidence based practice. He holds a Masters in Clinical Epidemiology and a PhD in epidemiology where he examined the epidemiology and management of pain in the prehospital setting. Paul has authored over 40 peer reviewed publications, 2 clinical practice guidelines and 5 book chapters.
Assoc Professor Ian Patrick ASM FPA LMPA
Ian is a senior executive with the health sector (ambulance and public hospital) with a successful track record of delivering targeted business results, improved patient outcomes and key stakeholder engagement, including special needs communities.
After 31 years in Ambulance Victoria the last 15 years in senior management, Ian consulted, nationally and internationally before taking a position as Clinical Services Director, National Ambulance Company in Abu Dhabi in 2010. He joined RCH in March 2012 as Director Emergency Retrieval and Referral Service to bring together the neonatal, pediatric and perinatal services into an amalgamated service in the new RCH.
In 2015 he returned to Ambulance Victoria as General Manager Clinical & Community Services, Ambulance Victoria.
He also is an Adjunct Associate Professor Monash University Department of Medicine, Nursing and Health Science.
Ian has researched and published papers relating to prehospital care.
He is a Fellow, Life Member and Past President of Paramedics Australasia, the peak professional body for Paramedics in Australasia.
Dr OMER SAKKAF
EMS Consultant & Director of Medical & Technical Support, DCAS, Dubai, UAE
I have almost 30 Years of experience in EMS as a Consultant. My professional career began in 1981 as Senior Medical /Supervisor, ADMA/OPCO Das Island Abu Dhabi UAE. I joined ambulance department of Dubai in 1995 as a Head and Director of Training. At present I assigned as EMS consultant, Director of medical & technical Affairs, as well as Head of Medical Committee, DCAS.I have proven track record of achievement with an excellent approach to solving problems, optimizing and training teams, whilst pro-actively developing new strategies, ideas and meeting agreed target of DCAS (Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services), Dubai. I have initiate number of Projects in Ambulance Service; lead the teams to accomplish the projects on time with excellent results. Few my distinguish award winning projects includes the MICA, Maternity ambulance services in Dubai, e-PCR Development project in DCAS. I received "Dubai Excellence Award" from Dubai Government for outstanding performance among the government organization. Throughout my professional career I always try to continue my education as I obtained my highest level of education PhD in EMS from USA. I assigned as Board member of the EMS Asian Council, PAROS steering committee Chair person- Dubai and Middle East & East Asia region for Asian EMS Association, member of numbers of international organization. I have invited to present in International Conferences around the world as a speaker. I proven track record of presenting the research paper on Emergency Medical Services topics and published numerous research paper in peer reviewed and scientific journals.
Dr.Emad Fawzi Abu Yaqeen
Dr Emad is the Director of outpatient clinics and Emergency Departments Directorate Head of Accident and Emergency Medicine speciality. Emergency specialist Jordanian board. Trainer in CBRN and mass casualty programsDr Emad is the Director of outpatient clinics and Emergency Departments Directorate Head of Accident and Emergency Medicine speciality. Emergency specialist Jordanian board. Trainer in CBRN and mass casualty programs
|Dr Mahmoud Alwidyan is an assistant Professor in the paramedic program at Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST).|
He started this position in fall 2017. Dr. Alwidyan holds bachelor's and master's degrees in nursing from JUST. Also, he holds a master's degree in Emergency Health Services from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), USA. Prior to start his academic studies at UMBC, he worked for more than 10 years in the emergency departments in Jordanian hospitals as a registered nurse and then for two years as a lecturer at JUST. Dr. Alwidyan holds a PhD in disaster science and management from the University of Delaware, USA. In his dissertation research, he examined the views of EMS providers about working during disease outbreaks. His current research interests include disaster health, EMS/Paramedics roles in disasters, and reporting for duty during disease outbreaks.
|Dr. Liqaa A. Raffee assistant professor of emergency medicine at faculty of medicine in Jordan University of science and technology|
Dr.Liqaa graduated From the Faculty of Medicine at Kufa University at 2001, she completed her residency program in Emergency Medicine from Jordan University of Science and Technology / King Abdullah University Hospital at 2007 , she is a Jordanian board - certified in Emergency Medicine . Subsequently she received advanced clinical training in Trauma care for Adult and pediatric at Carl Gustav Carus University Hospital/Dresden University of Technology /Germany. From 2012 she started to work as faculty member , Assistant Professor of Trauma and emergency at the Faculty of Medicine /Department of Accident And Emergency Medicine / Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST) till now, at same time working as Emergency /Trauma care consultant at king Abdullah University Hospital .
# Member of the European society of emergency medicine
# Vice President of Jordanian Emergency Medicine Society (JEMS)
DR Nihaya Al-sheyab
Associate Professor, Jordan university of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
Dr. Nihaya Al-sheyab is an Associate Professor focuses on adolescent health behavior modification. Over the past decade, she has been involved in empowering adolescents to adopt healthier lifestyle behaviors in order to promote health and minimize the risk of developing NCDs. Dr. Al-sheyab has conducted a few randomized Controlled Trials (RCT) to examine the effectiveness of school-based, peer-led education approach on students' lifestyle behaviors such as tobacco smoking. In recent years, she examined the effect of school-based, peer-led asthma and smoking prevention education on important health-related outcomes among adolescents in Jordan. Dr. Al-sheyab has also been an advocate for effective education and training in self management of asthma and increasing self-efficacy to resist smoking in high schools in Jordan and Australia.
Dr. Osama Samarkandi
Dr. Osama Samarkandi hold a PhD in Nursing Informatics from Case Western Reserve University, OH, USA. Currently, he is working in King Saud University as Nursing Informatics. He is a member in the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties, Sigma Theta Tau International, The Honor Society of Nursing, American Advance Science Association, American College of Health Executive, American Medical Informatics Association, American Nursing Informatics Association, and Others.
|Mr Talal AlShammari, PhD Candidate at Monash University|
Talal AlShammari has worked in the field of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) for over 15 Years. His experience includes managing EMS departments, coordinating military missions and disaster coordination in the "Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs" Eastern Region. He has also worked as an EMS Adjunct Lecturer at "King Saud University for Health Sciences" and a lecturer of Emergency Medical Care at "Dammam University". He holds a Bachelor of Health Science Paramedic, Master of Paramedical Science (Critical Care) and is currently a PhD Candidate at the Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice at Monash University. Talal is also the first to publish a comprehensive history and current status of EMS in Saudi Arabia compared to other countries titled "Evolution of Emergency Medical Services in Saudi Arabia".
|Captatin Suleiman Daraiseh, Civil Defense|
Captain Suleiman "Moh'd Taisir" Daraiseh.
Master of sociology/ University of Jordan.
Phd student / University of Jordan.
Head of psychosocial support division/ Ambulance department/ General directorate of civil defense.
I have been working in psychosocial support since 2007.
Former teacher at civil defense college.
Studied studies at the department of studies, research and development.
Leader of the psychosocial support team in gaza strip 2009_2010.