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anwar mahmoud batieha
Department of Public Health, Community Medicine - Faculty Member

  • Ph.D. of Public health from The Johns Hopkins University, 1992
  • Msc. of Public health from The Johns Hopkins University, 1989
  • Bsc. of Medicine and Surgery from Unversity of Alexandria, 1973

    Publications
  • Anwar M. Batieha, "Epidemiology and cost of hemodialysis in Jordan," EMHJ, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 654-663, 2007
  • Anwar M. Batieha, "Anthropometric cutoff values for detecting metabolic abnormalities in Jordanian adults," Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 395-402, 2010
  • Anwar M. Batieha, "Prevalence of dyslipidemia and its associated factors among Jordanian adults," J Clin Lipidol, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 53-58, 2009
  • Anwar M. Batieha, "Overweight and obesity among school children in Jordan: Prevalence and associated risk factors," Matern Child Health J, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 424-431, 2008
  • "An alarmingly high and increasing prevalence of obesity in Jordan", Epidemiology and health
  • "Catastrophic health expenditure among ex-Gazan families in Jerash camp, Jordan", Public Health
  • "Characterizing the type 2 diabetes mellitus epidemic in Jordan up to 2050", Scientific Reports
  • "Effect of Metformin on Anthropometric Measurements and Hormonal and Biochemical Profile in Patients with Prediabetes", JOURNAL OF DIABETES RESEARCH
  • "Evaluation of maternal and newborn health services in Jordan", Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare
  • "Genome-wide association study identifies novel type II diabetes risk loci in Jordan subpopulations", PeerJ
  • "Handbook of Healthcare in the Arab World",
  • "Height and body-mass index trajectories of school-aged children and adolescents from 1985 to 2019 in 200 countries and territories: a pooled analysis of 2181 population-based studies with 65 million participants", Lancet
  • "Hypertension in Jordan: Prevalence, Awareness, Control, and Its Associated Factors", International Journal of Hypertension
  • "Insulin Sensitivity Indices in Patients With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome With Different Body Mass Index Categories", Current Diabetes Reviews
  • "Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices of Women Toward Prenatal Genetic Testing", Epigenetics Insights
  • "Level, Causes and Risk Factors of Neonatal Mortality, in Jordan: Results of a National Prospective Study", Maternal and Child Health Journal
  • "Metabolic syndrome amongst adults in Jordan: prevalence, trend, and its association with socio?demographic characteristics", Diabetology and Metabolic Syndrome
  • "Modifiable Factors and Delays Associated with Neonatal Deaths and Stillbirths in Jordan: Findings from Facility-Based Neonatal Death and Stillbirth Audits", American Journal of Perinatology
  • "Neonatal mortality in Jordan: secondary analysis of Jordan Population and Family Health Survey (JPFHS) data", Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine
  • "Preeclampsia in Jordan: incidence, risk factors, and its associated maternal and neonatal outcomes", The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine
  • "Quality-of-life among Syrian refugees residing outside camps in Jordan relative to Jordanians and other countries", PeerJ
  • "Rate of teenage pregnancy in Jordan and its impact on maternal and neonatal outcomes", International journal of adolescent medicine and health
  • "Rate, determinants, and causes of stillbirth in Jordan: Findings from the Jordan Stillbirth and Neonatal Deaths Surveillance (JSANDS) system", BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
  • "Registration, documentation, and auditing of stillbirths and neonatal deaths in Jordan from healthcare professionals? perspectives: reality, challenges and suggestions", Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine
  • "Repositioning of the global epicentre of non-optimal cholesterol", Nature
  • "Rising rural body-mass index is the main driver of the global obesity epidemic in adults", Nature
  • "Sociocultural, political, and health system-related determinants of perinatal deaths in Jordan from the perspectives of health care providers: a qualitative study", Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine
  • "Stillbirths in Jordan: rate, causes, and preventability", JOURNAL OF MATERNAL-FETAL & NEONATAL MEDICINE
  • "Survival of patients with urinary bladder cancer in Jordan, 2005-2014", Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal
  • "The Jordan Stillbirth and Neonatal Mortality Surveillance (JSANDS) System: Evaluation Study", Journal of Medical Internet Research
  • "The performance of anthropometric measures to predict diabetes mellitus and hypertension among adults in Jordan", BMC PUBLIC HEALTH
  • "The prevalence and determinants of anaemia in Jordan", East Mediterr Health J
  • "The quality of maternal-fetal and newborn care services in Jordan: a qualitative focus group study", BMC Health Services Research
  • "The usability of Jordan stillbirths and neonatal deaths surveillance (JSANDS) system: results of focus group discussions", Archives of Public Health
  • "Time Trends in Diabetes Mellitus in Jordan between 1994 and 2017", Diabetic Medicine
  • "Trends in adult body-mass index in 200 countries from 1975 to 2014: a pooled analysis of 1698 population-based measurement studies with 19?2 million participants", Lancet.
  • "Vitamin D deficiency and associated factors in Jordan", SAGE OPEN
  • "Walk the Talk: The Transforming Journey of Facility-Based Death Review Committee from Stillbirths to Neonates", BioMed Research International
  • "Worldwide trends in body-mass index, underweight, overweight, and obesity from 1975 to 2016: a pooled analysis of 2416 population-based measurement studies in 128?9 million children, adolescents, and adults.", lancet
  • "Worldwide trends in diabetes since 1980: a pooled analysis of 751 population-based studies with 4.4 million participants.", Lancet
  • "Worldwide trends in hypertension prevalence and progress in treatment and control from 1990 to 2019: a pooled analysis of 1201 population-representative studies with 104 million participants", Lancet
  • Deputy Head of Department, Department of Community Medicine, Public Health and Family Medicine, Sep 1997 - Sep 1998
  • Deputy Head of Department, Department of Community Medicine, Public Health and Family Medicine, May 1996 - Sep 1998
  • Medical Center Supervisor , 10.13..., Sep 1995 - Aug 1996
  • Medical Center Supervisor , KUFORYOUBA MEDICAL CENTER, Sep 1993 - Aug 1994
  • Faculty Member, Department of Public Health, Community Medicine, May 1992 - Present
  • Full-time Lecturer, Department of Community Medicine, Public Health and Family Medicine, Dec 1991 - May 1992
  • Research and work development consultant, National Rehabilitation Center- Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Oct 2012- Jul 2014
  • regional adviser for non communicable diseases, World Health Organization, Egypt, Jul 2007- Sep 2008
  • Secretary General, Higher Health Council, Jordan, Jun 2002- Aug 2004
  • ANALYTICAL EPIDEMIOLOGY
  • EPIDEMIOLOGY
  • EPIDEMIOLOGY OF CHRONIC DISEASES
  • EPIDEMIOLOGY OF COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
  • PUBLIC HEALTH