The Deans Council at the University of Science and Technology decided grants Prof. Yousef Saleh Khader Al-Gaud the title of "Outstanding Professor" for his scientific achievements.
Al-Gaud is a professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST). He has master degrees in Public Health (Tulane University), Epidemiology (JUST), and Medical Education (Maastricht University) and doctoral degree in Biostatistics from Tulane University. He is fellow of Faculty of Public Health of the Royal Colleges of physicians of the United Kingdom through distinction. He supervised more than 100 master and PhD students. He published more than 625 scientific papers in reputable journals including The Lancet, JAMA, Nature, and New England Journal of Medicine. Dr. Al-gaud is the most highly cited researcher in Jordan and distinguished researcher at the international level. He received several funding grants from for his research projects from different organizations. He developed different innovative digital solutions in health such as the Electronic Surveillance System for Neonatal deaths and death auditing and the Immunization Mobile Application. He made substantial contributions to the understanding of the epidemiology of non-communicable diseases and maternal and child health in Jordan. He received many national and international awards such as Ali Mango Award, Distinguished Behavioral Scientist, Distinguished Professor Award, Shoman Award for Young Arab Researchers, SCOPUS Award for Scientific Contribution and Delta Omega Honorary Public Health Society.