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CURRICULUM VITAE

 (Updated July  2006)

 

Name:                               Dr. Walid G. Al-Tawil

DOB:                                July 3, 1948

Address:                           E-mail address:  walidaltawil@yahoo.co.uk

Nationality:                       Iraqi

Residence:                       Amman,  Jordan

 

Qualifications:

 

1. 1986    Doctor of Public Health (Dr. P.H.), School of Public Health, Univ. of Texas at Houston, USA.

 

2. 1985    Associate, Faculty of Occupational Medicine, Royal College of  Physicians, London, UK. (awarded on retrospective criteria).

 

3. 1979    M.Sc in Epidemiology, College of Medicine, University of Baghdad, Iraq.

 

4. 1973    High Diploma of Public Health, College of Medicine, University of Baghdad, Iraq.

 

5. 1971    MBChB, College of Medicine, University of Baghdad, Iraq.

 

6. Teaching medical students in both graduate and under-graduate levels basic medical statistics, medical epidemiology, occupational medicine, and various public health issues.

 

7. Curriculum deveopment and higher education in family medicine, community medicine and occupational medicine as the Chairman of the Scientific Council of Family and Community medicine/ Iraqi Board for Medical Specialization/ Ministry of Higher Education, Baghdad, Iraq.

 

8. Coordination and curriculum development for training of MOH doctors working in medical centers in Primary Health Care in main Iraqi cities and rural areas.

 

9. Consultant  to the  Minister of Health on various public health issues as the Chairman of the “Public Health Consultation Committee”.

 

10. Sponsoring more than 30 dissertations and theses on various subjects related to commnity medicine, family medicine and occupational and environmental medicine, including study design and data analysis.

 

11. Experience in environmental health issues  and also as a member then the president of the Iraqi Society for Environmental Protection and Improvement (NGO).

 

12. Honorary President of the Iraqi Family Physicians Society (NGO).

 

13. Diagnosis and management of many occupational diseases and work related conditions as factory physician in various industries in Iraq and the USA.

 

14. Public Health issues as part of City Health services.

 

15. Endemic diseases control such as malaria, leishmaniasis and schistosomiasis.

 

16. General practice in clinical medicine.

 

17. Follow up on health activities carried out by the World Bank in Iraq and liaise with the Ministry of Health regarding various health related programs such as health system reform, national health accounts and sustainable financing.

 

18. Follow up on the Vocational Training Project of the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs.

 

Achievements:

 

1. Establish the Family medicine specialty (residency program) for the first time in Iraq (in 1995) for medical doctors as Board Certified specialists with the development of all necessary curricula and training programs.

2. Establish the Occupational and Environmental Medicine specialty (residency program) for the first time in Iraq (in 1996) for medical doctors as Board Certified specialists with the development of all necessary curricula and training program.

3. Establish the Iraqi Family Physicians Society for the first time in Iraq (2003) and elected as the Honorary President.

 

Experience:

 

- 1981 – 2006        Member of the Teaching staff  at the Department of

Community Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Baghdad, Iraq.

 

- 03/05 to 06/05      Ministry Liaison for the Louis Berger Group, Inc. at Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs for the Employment and Vocational Training Project/ USAID, Iraq.

 

- 05/04 – 12/04       Consultant/ Health Specialist/ World Bank, Baghdad Office

(USAID On Emergency Medical Care).

 

- 2003- 04/04         Primary Health Care Program Coordinator/ Health Care

                     Delivery/ Iraq  Health System Strengthening Project/ Baghdad, Iraq/ Abt Associates Inc. (4800 Montgomery Lane, Bethesda, MD.).

 

- 1993-2003          Chairman, Scientific Council of Family and Community

                     Medicine, Iraqi Commission for Medical Specialization, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Baghdad, Iraq.

 

- 1986 -2006         Lecturer then Assistant Professor of Public Health, Dept. of

                     Community Medicine, College of Medicine, Univ. of Baghdad, Iraq.

 

- 1982-1986         Full-time Doctoral Student, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA.

 

- 1981-1982        Teaching Epidemiology,  Statistics and Occupational and Environmental Health at the Department. of Community Medicine, College of Medicine, University  of Baghdad, Iraq.

 

- 1979-1981     Occupational Physician, Occupational Health Department, Directorate General of Human Environment, Ministry of Health, Baghdad, Iraq.

 

- 1977-1979     Master's Student at the Dept. of Community Medicine, College of Medicine, Univ. of Baghdad, Iraq.

 

- 1976-1977     Technical Assistant to the Director of City Health of Baghdad, Ministry of Health, Baghdad, Iraq.

 

- 1975-1976     Head, Center of Endemic Diseases for Central Iraq, Endemic Diseases Institute, Ministry of Health, Baghdad, Iraq.

 

- 1973-1975     Military Service at the Dept. of Public Health, Directorate of Military Health Services, Baghdad, Iraq.

 

- 1972-1973     Full-time Student specializing in Public Health (MPH), Dept. of Public Health, College of Medicine, University of Baghdad, Iraq.

 

- 1971-1972       Intern in Medicine, Surgery, Ob/Gyn, and Pediatrics, Mosul Teaching   Hospital, Iraq.

  

- 1972-1981     General Practitioner, Peoples Medical Clinics, Ministry of Health, Baghdad, Iraq.

 

- 1977-1979     Occupational Physician, Vegetable Oil Industry, Ministry of Industry, Baghdad, Iraq.

 

- 1979-1980     Occupational Physician, RAPCO private paint company, Baghdad, Iraq.

 

- 1981-1928     Lecturing in Public Health, College of Pharmacy, Baghdad, Iraq.

 

- 1986-1991    Occupational Physician, Consultation Clinic, College of medicine, Univ.of Baghdad, Iraq.

 

- 2000     Lecturer in Medical Statistics, Medical College, Univ. of Dhamar,Yemen.

 

Memberships:

 

- 1971   Iraq Medical Association.

 

- 1975   Iraq Medical Society.

 

- 1979   Iraqi Society for Environment Protection and Improvement (ISEPI). Vice President since 1992, then president till 1999.

 

- 1983   American Public Health Association.

 

- 1985   American Occupational Medical Association, Lately the American College of Occupational Medicine.

 

- 1987    Iraqi Teachers Association.

 

- 1990    Iraqi Red Crescent Society.

 

- 1993    Iraqi Childhood Support Society.

 

- 1993  Advisory Committee to HE the Minister of Health on public, occupational and environmental health issues.

 

- 2003     Iraqi Family Physicians Society/ Honorary President

 

Latest Sientific Participations:

 

1) 2002 Sweden: Field visit/ Occupational Medicine Facilities.

 

2) 2002 Norway: Field visit, Family Med. and PHC Dept., Univ. of Oslo 

3) 2002 Egypt: Family & Comm. Med./Ismailia Medical School/ Suez Canal Univ.

 

4) 2003 Lebanon: Family Medicine Clinic & Dept. /American Univ. Beirout (AUB).

 

5) 2003 Jordan: Jordanian Experience in PHC and Family Medicine/ PHCI Project and Jordanian Society of Family Medicine.

 

6)     2004 Jordan:  Jordanian experience in Primary Health Care Training and developing PHC training curricula. Abt Associates (PHCI).

 

7) 2004 AUB, Beirut/ Flagship Course in Health Sector Reform and Sustainable Financing/ World Bank.

 

8) 2004 Jordan/ National Health Accounts Workshop/ World Bank.

 

9) 2005 Jordan/ International Environmental Health Conference (Health and the Environment in Iraq), Amman, 19-22 September.

 

Publications and Scientific Sponsorships:

 

1) Leshmaniasis In Iraq- Past And Present.  Al-Tawil WG. Diploma Dissertation, Univ. Of Baghdad/ Public Health, 1973.

 

2) The Problem Of Asbestosis  In Iraq- An Epidemiological Survey. Al-Tawil WG. M.Sc.Thesis, Univ. Of Baghdad/ Public Health (Epidemiology), 1979.

 

3) Asbestos Industry And Its Effects On The Health Of Employees. .Al-Tawil WG.  Dirasat Ummalia Of The Arab Labor Office, 1980.

 

4) First Aid In Industry. Al-Tawil WG.  The Arab Labor Office, African Countries, 1980.

5) Hearing Conversation In Industry. Al-Tawil WG. Al-Sinaa Jr of the Iraqi Ministry of Industry, 1981.

 

6) Injury As A Public Health Problem.  Al-Tawil WG. Dirasat Ummalia Of The Arab Labor Office, 1981.

 

7) Bronchoalveolar Lavage And Gallium 67 Lung Scanning In The Evaluation Of Asbestos-Exposed  Individuals. Al-Tawil WG. Doctoral Dissertation (Dr.P.H./ Occupational Health),  Univ. Of Texas School Of Public Health, USA 1986.

 

8) The Prevalence Of Dermatosis Among Detergent Employees Of The Vegetable Oil Company. Lewis H. Elias. Diploma Dissertation, Univ.Of Baghdad/ Occupational Medicine,1987.

 

9) Hepatic And Osteolytic Changes Among Iraqi Workers Exposed To Vinyl Chloride. Amer S. Saleh.  M.Sc. Thesis, Univ. Of Baghdad/ Community Medicine, 1988.

 

10)The Evaluation Of Pulmonary Function Test In Asbestos Workers. Basil A. Kherulla. Diploma Dissertation, Univ. Of Baghdad / Occupational Medicine, 1989.

 

11)The Prevalence Of Nickel Dermatitis Among Males In Baghdad.  Jamil H,  Al-Tawil NG, Al-Tawil WG, Mukhlis GM. Jr. Of The Faculty Of Medicine, College Of Medicine.Vol.31, No.4,1989.

 

12)Effects Of Exposure To Heat On Male Reproductive Functions In Glass Factory Employees,. Al-Tawil WG, . Al-Ward NJ, . Al-Chaderchi AI.  Jr.. Faculty Of  Med., Baghdad, Vol. 31, No. 2, 1989.

 

13)Infertility And Occupation: Study Of Registered Cases in Alwiya Infertility Canter. Suhair M. Al-Jubouri. Diploma Dissertation, Univ. Of Baghdad/ Occupational Medicine, 1989.

 

14)Radiological Changes In Asbestos - Exposed Iraqi Workers.  Al-Tawil WG,    Al-Obeidi SA, Aleshaiker MH,. Affas AB,  Al-Chaderchi AI.  Jr.  Comm. Med., Iraq,     Vol. 3, No. 1, 1990.

15)Normal 11-Oxygenation Index Values In Kindergarten Children In Baghdad.   Al-Adhami NK, Al-Tawil WG,  Sarsam M. Iraqi Medical Journal, Iraqi Medical Association, 1990.

 

16)Bone Changes In Adults With Sickle Cell Anemia In Basrah, Iraq, . Al-Kasab F,  . Sheena FH, Al-Eshieker MH,  Al-Tawil WG. Ann. Coll. Med., Mosul, 1990; 16:1-22.

 

17)Patterns of Jaundice in a General Hospital: Evaluation of Clinical and Diagnostic Parameters. Zuhair A. Kassir, Walid G.Al-Tawil, and Abdulla Kassir; Jr.Fac.Med., Baghdad, 1991, vol3, no.4.

18)Effects Of X-Radiation On Reproductive Function Of Female Radiographers,   Al-Araji Raghda D. M.Sc. Thesis, Univ. Of Baghdad/  Community Medicine, 1992.

 

19)Radiological Changes In A Community Residing Next To An Asbestos Factory.  Al-Lami FH.  M.Sc. Thesis, Univ. Of Baghdad/ Community Medicine, 1992.

 

20)Serum IGE Levels Among Iraqi Arab Blood Donors In Baghdad, Al-Tawil NG, Al-Mosawy KM, Al-Tawil WG, Omer SA. Jr. Comm. Med., Vol. 7, No. 2, 1994.

 

21)Increased Occurance Of Certain Diseases After the 1991 War In Iraq: Views Of 400 Medical Consultants. Al-Tawil WG. Proceedings Of The International Scientific Symposium On Post War Environmental Problems In Iraq, Iraqi Society For Environment Protection & Improvement. Dec.1994 ( P.O.Box 19191, Zayona, Baghdad, Iraq.).

 

22)Increased Incidence Of Seminal Fluid Abnormalities After The 1991 War Against Iraq: A Serious Environmentally Related Hazard. Barnouti RN & Al-Tawil WG. Proceedings Of The International Scientific Symposium  On Post War Environmental Problems In Iraq, Iraqi Society For Environment Protection & Improvement. Dec.1994 (P.O.Box 19191, Zayona, Baghdad, Iraq.).

 

23)Prevalence Of Some Systemic, Respiratory And Eye Problems Among Arc Welders In Kerbala.  Hayder M. Hassan. Diploma  Dissertation, Univ. Of Baghdad/ Occupational  Medicine,. 1994.

 

24)Monitoring Health Of Working Pregnant Women And Their Newborns At Labor. Al-Jubouri Suhair M. M.Sc. Thesis, Univ. Of Baghdad/ Occupational Medicine, 1995.

 

25)Psoriasis In Preschool Children In Baghdad- Clinico- Epidemiological Survey. Aseel Hamza Shimal. Fellowship Dissertation, Iraqi Commission For Medical Specialization/ Community Medicine, 1995.

 

26)Acute Accidental Poisoning Among Children In Baghdad. Hadeer N. Haddad.  Fellowship Dissertation, Iraqi Commission For Medical Specialization/ Community  Medicine, 1996.

 

27)Bone Marrow Aspirates Examination For Iron Deficiency Among Iraqi In-Patients: Pre-Versus Post Blockade Periods. Ban B. Affas BB,  Al-Tawil WG,  Al-Niami MS. 1996, Jr. Fac. Med., Baghdad, Vol. 38, No.4.

 

28)Environmental, Economic And Social Factors In Re-Emerging Of Malaria In Nahiyat Rabia (1994-1996), Mahir Shibeeb. Fellowship Dissertation, Iraqi Commission For Medical Specialization/Community Medicine, 1996.

 

29)Registered Rheumatic Fever Cases In Primary Health Care Centers In Baghdad, 1991-1996. Duraid Fahmi. Fellowship Dissertation, Iraqi Commission For Medical Specialization/ Community Medicine, 1996.

 

30) Formal Education Level As A Marker Of Clinical Status In Rheumatoid Arthritis Among Iraqis. Ali Hussein Al-Timimi. M.Sc. Thesis, Univ. Of Baghdad/ Community Medicine, 1996.

 

31) Prevalence Of Viral Hepatitis Among Iraqi Blood Donors. Haitham Saadi.  Fellowship Dissertation, Iraqi Commission For Medical Specialization/ Community Medicine, 1997.

 

32) Reproductive Problems Among Radiographers Exposed To X-Radiation: A Clinico-Epidemiological Study. Sameer Mahmud  Khaleel. M.Sc. Thesis, Univ. Of Baghdad/Community Medicine, 1998.

 

33) Prevalence of Blindness in Saddam Medical City in 1997. Haithem I. Al-Banna. Fellowship Dissertation, Iraqi Commission For Medical Specialization/ Community Medicine. 1998.

 

34) Antenatal Care And Maternal Health Barriers And KAP To Receiving ANC. Najla Fauzi. Fellowship Dissertation, Iraqi Commission For Medical Specialization/ Community Medicine, 1998.

 

35) Physical And Social Activities Influencing Family Relations Among Rheumatoid Arthritis Female Patients. Hammodi Farhan. Fellowship Dissertation, Iraqi Commission For Medical Specialization/ Family Medicine, 1998.

 

36) Epidemiological Study Of Stroke In Relation To Risk Factors. Alaa Abdul Sahib Jawad.  Fellowship Dissertation, Iraqi Commission For Medical Specialization/ Community Medicine, 2000.

 

37) Clinico-Epidemiological Study Of Rheumatic Fever In Children At School Age. Gaith M. Antanios. Fellowship Dissertation, Iraqi Commission For Medical  Specialization/Family Medicine, 2000.

 

38) Estimation of Urinary Lead Levels Among People Living In The Vicinity Of Lead  Smelting Workshops. Mohammed Matar Nazzal. Fellowship Dissertation, Iraqi Commission For Medical Specialization/ Occupational & Environmental Medicine, 2001.

 

39) Estimation of Urinary Mercurial Levels Among Workers In Southern Oil Company. Suhair M. Al-Jubouri. Fellowship Dissertation, Iraqi Commission For Medical Specialization/ Occupational & Environmental Medicine, 2001.

 

40) The Prevalence Of Congenital Heart Diseases Among Down’s Syndrome Children In Institutes For The Mentally Handicapped. Ban A. Al-Hashimi. Fellowship Dissertation,  Iraqi Commission For Medical Specialization/ Family Medicine,2001.

41) Possible Health Consequences Of Using Uranium & Plutonium Munitions In The War Against Iraq In 1991, Review Article. Al-Tawil WG. Iraqi Postgraduate Medical Journal, Vol.2, No.1, 2001.

42) Visual Acuity and Color Vision in Public Drivers, A Clinico-Epidemiological Study. Marwan H Al-Rawi. Fellowship Dissertation, Iraqi Commission For Medical Specialization/ Occupational and Environmental  Medicine. 2002.

 

43) Knowledge and Attitude of Fifth  year Dental Students in Iraq about AIDS in Practice. Lujain Anwar Al-Khazraji. Fellowship Dissertation, Iraqi Commission For Medical Specialization/ Family Medicine. 2003.

 

44) Crude Cancer Incidence in Iraq, 1989-2000. Walid G. Al-Tawil.  Accepted for publication 2003 by the Iraqi Postgraduate Medical Journal of the Iraqi Commission for Medical Specialties.

 

45) Deterioration of Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility  with reflection on some disease morbidity and mortality in Iraq (2002-2005). Al-Tawil, Walid and Al-Mufti, Shamal. International Environmental Health Conference/ Health and Environment in Iraq. Sept. 19-22, 2005. Amman, Jordan.

 

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