Summary

Dr. Awad was born in 1958, Egypt. In 1983, he graduated from the Faculty of Physiotherapy, Cairo University, and then joined the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Cairo University as a physiotherapist and clinical instructor. He finished studying medicine in 1993 and practiced medicine as a general doctor for 4 years from 1994 up to 1998 in the Cairo University Hospital, including many public and private medical clinics.

At the end of 1994, Dr. Awad worked in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as a senior physiotherapist in the Ministry of Work and Social Affairs. Moreover, in April 1998, he was employed in the Kingdom of Bahrain as a senior physiotherapist in the Ministry of Health (Salmanya Medical Complex) for about eleven years.

He is currently a full-time lecturer and a clinical instructor, in the Department of physiotherapy, College of Medical and Health Sciences, Ahlia University. A part of his job is to train physiotherapy students on the proper ways of communicating with the families of handicapped children as this plays a very important role in the treatment and rehabilitation of the patients.

Moreover, as a part of his community engagement activities, Dr. Awad is interested in transferring knowledge and information to primary, intermediate and high school students regarding child health and development through school visits, lectures and group discussions. Additionally, he represents Ahlia university as a medical doctor and physiotherapist, at the Salmanya Medical Complex, by sharing medical consultancies, treating handicapped children, and providing clinical training to interns.

Awards

  • Staff of the month as a physiotherapist, Apr.2005 (Salmanya Medical Complex) Ministry of Health, Bahrain

Research

Research Area:

  1. Clinical Pediatric Physiotherapy
  2. Clinical pediatric Medicine and Surgery
  3. Community Medicine and Public Health

Teaching

  1. Clinical Pediatrics Physiotherapy
  2. Theories of Pediatric Physiotherapy
  3. Clinical pediatric Medicine and Surgery
  4. Community Medicine and Public Health
  5. Ethics and organization in Physiotherapy
  6. General Physiology, General anatomy and Physiology
  7. Exercises Physiology
  8. Occupational Health &Ergonomics in physiotherapy

Supervision

Supervision of undergraduate students in the Physiotherapy Program in PHTH499

Publications

Conferences:

  1. International Seminar Series in Biomechanics, October 2016, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain

  2. 4th International Physical Therapy Conference 22 – 23 April 2009.

  3. 3rd International Physical Therapy Conference, Manama, Bahrain 20 – 21 Nov 2006.

  4. 2nd GCC Physical Therapy Conference 1st -3rd November 2000 (BAHRAIN).

  5. 1st Riyadh Physiotherapy International Symposium: King Faisal Specialist Hospital Research Center, June 1993.

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