QU PUBLIC HEALTH STUDENTS PRESENT THEIR GRADUATION PROJECTS

Students from Qatar University’s (QU) Department of Public Health recently presented graduation research projects, which range from topics such as early childhood development to obesity. Most of the 21 students that presented will graduate in Spring 2019, making them the fourth group of alumni with a BSc from the public health program.

Projects with national interest were presented such as the association between breastfeeding and early childhood development in Qatari children, which was presented by students Fatima AlBakri, Estabraq Al Araji and Hind Al Marri. Students Eman AlBahrani, Sara Al Saffar and Lara Saranek presented on the association between diabetes and cardiovascular diseases and their risk factors based on data from Qatar Biobank. Both projects were supervised by Dr. Mohammed Fasih Alam.

Dr. Diana Al-Sayed Hasan and her students Sara Al Rajeh, Aisha Al Ahmed and Huda Maki investigated the impact of cyberbullying on depression in QU. Dr. Diana also supervised a project by Fatema Helaluddin, Omnia Mohamed and Ozra Hajebi Chahestani, which investigated diabetes self-management practices and the quality of life of type 2 diabetes patients in Qatar.

Another important topic was raised by Dr. Lily O’Hara and her students Aisha Al Rumeihi, Reema Sultan and Afnan Al Aswad as they analyzed survey pertaining to the relationship between body image dissatisfaction with the influence of society and social media in QU female students.

Dr. Manar Elhassan and Rodaina Hashem, Nada Arar and Nasra Ayon used Qatar Biobank data to investigate the association between obesity and risk of hypercholesterolemia. Additionally, a national financial analysis of health expenditure was presented by Dr. Shafqat Shehzad and her students, Dana Al Sabbagh, Nurun Al Nahar and Ekram al Mushaddani as they presented a cross-country comparison of expenditure on health based on evidence from WHO- EMRO data.

Source: Qatar University

QU PUBLIC HEALTH STUDENTS PRESENT THEIR GRADUATION PROJECTS

Students from Qatar University’s (QU) Department of Public Health recently presented graduation research projects, which range from topics such as early childhood development to obesity. Most of the 21 students that presented will graduate in Spring 2019, making them the fourth group of alumni with a BSc from the public health program.

Projects with national interest were presented such as the association between breastfeeding and early childhood development in Qatari children, which was presented by students Fatima AlBakri, Estabraq Al Araji and Hind Al Marri. Students Eman AlBahrani, Sara Al Saffar and Lara Saranek presented on the association between diabetes and cardiovascular diseases and their risk factors based on data from Qatar Biobank. Both projects were supervised by Dr. Mohammed Fasih Alam.

Dr. Diana Al-Sayed Hasan and her students Sara Al Rajeh, Aisha Al Ahmed and Huda Maki investigated the impact of cyberbullying on depression in QU. Dr. Diana also supervised a project by Fatema Helaluddin, Omnia Mohamed and Ozra Hajebi Chahestani, which investigated diabetes self-management practices and the quality of life of type 2 diabetes patients in Qatar.

Another important topic was raised by Dr. Lily O’Hara and her students Aisha Al Rumeihi, Reema Sultan and Afnan Al Aswad as they analyzed survey pertaining to the relationship between body image dissatisfaction with the influence of society and social media in QU female students.

Dr. Manar Elhassan and Rodaina Hashem, Nada Arar and Nasra Ayon used Qatar Biobank data to investigate the association between obesity and risk of hypercholesterolemia. Additionally, a national financial analysis of health expenditure was presented by Dr. Shafqat Shehzad and her students, Dana Al Sabbagh, Nurun Al Nahar and Ekram al Mushaddani as they presented a cross-country comparison of expenditure on health based on evidence from WHO- EMRO data.

Source: Qatar University