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Dr. Rasha Aziz Attia

Professor & Chairperson

Educational Qualification :
  • PhD (Public health, Preventive and social medicine) 2005, Kasr Al Ainy Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt
  • MSc (Public health, Preventive and social medicine) 2000, Kasr Al Ainy Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt
  • MBChB 1994, Kasr Al Ainy Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt
Professional Career
  • Professor & Chairperson - Community Medicine,  RAKCOMS, RAKMHSU, 2016- till date
  • Associate Professor - Community Medicine, RAK COMS, RAKMHSU, 2013
  • Assistant professor, Community Medicine, RAKCOMS, RAKMHSU,  2008
  • Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Professor - Public Health and Community Medicine, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University Egypt, 2005, 2012, 2016 - till date.
  • Instructor, Public Health and Community Medicine department, Cairo University Egypt,1997
  • General practitioner, Abo Elsoud PHC, Cairo, Egypt. 1996
Achievements/ Awards / Interests
  • 1st place in Poster presentation at RAK international Psychiatry congress on "Fighting stigma", 2019
  • 1st place in oral presentation at Bangladesh International Medical Student's Scientific Congress (BIMSSCON) on "Emergence of Non communicable Diseases: Prevent Now at Green Life Medical College and Hospital, Dhaka, 2015
  • Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences, first and second rank in the 5th RAKMHSU Student Scientific Conference, May 2014
  • Organized Interactive session on "Mental health at workplace" at Courts department, government of Ras al Khaimah, 2021
  • Speaker at "World TB day-end TB" at RAK medical district, MOHAP, 2018
  • Designed & delivered "Comprehensive course in Evidence based medicine" for Arab board family medicine, MOH, UAE 2016 
  • Speaker at "UAE Teachers Educational Forum-educational strategies, communication skills" at Sharjah, Ministry of Education, 2015
  • Speaker at "Evidence based medicine and Research in PHC" RAK medical district, MOH, UAE 2014
  • Speaker at "World Food Day" at Al Shemous school, RAK, UAE 2012
Research Profile


  1. Rasha A, Salama, Talaat M. Tadross, Tsabieh Tarik, Nihal A. Wadid. Identifying Risks Associated with Workplace Health and Employee Wellness. Research in Health Science 2022, 7 (3);1:11.
  2. Rasha Aziz AS, Nowar Nizar A, Mohamed Mustafa HB, Amro MA, Elsayed MF, Alabdal AM. Vaping: Is it Safer than Conventional Tobacco Smoking. Ann Med Health Sci Res.2021; 11:159-175
  3. Rasha Aziz AS, Nowar Nizar A, Mohamed Mustafa HB, Amro MA, Elsayed MF, Alabdal AM. Vaping: Is it Safer than Conventional Tobacco Smoking..Ann Med Health Sci Res.2021;11:159-175
  4. Rasha Aziz Attia Salama, Talaat Mattar Tadroos, Irha Sikandar, Ahmed Ashraf, Ayesha Khan. Attitudes of Healthcare Professionals towards Mental Illness: A Survey Study in Ras Al Khaimah.OJPSYCH2021;11 (3) :160-174.
  5. Rasha Aziz Attia Salama. Review of implementation, barriers and challenges of premarital care program in the middle east countries, International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences, 2020, 9(12): 69-78.  
Service to Profession
  • Member, Research and Ethical Committee, RAKMHSU, UAE
  • Member, Immunization committee, Ras Al Khaimah Medical district, UAE.
  • Member, Egyptian Community Medicine Association, Egypt, 2003
Conferences/ CME/ Workshops/ Guest Lectures/ Papers presented

More than 100 Conferences, workshops attended

Professional Courses
  • Basic life support, RAKMHSU, 2022
  • Good clinical practice, NIDA clinical trials network, march, 2022
  • Training program of " Research methods for guiding policy and evaluation with application to population and health" at the American University in Cairo, 2012