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 Dr. Nesrin Alharthy

Associate Professor & Associate Dean, Female Students Branch of College of Applied Medical Sciences,
• Dr. Nesrin Abdulrahman Alharthy, MD.
• Consultant, Pediatrics Emergency, Emergency Department - King Abdul-Aziz Medical City, Riyadh. 1998 – Present.
• Associate Professor & Associate Dean, Female Students Branch of College of Applied Medical Sciences, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences. 2013 - Present
• Consultant in Child Maltreatment Medicine.
• Head of Research Unit at Emergency Department, KASCH, NGHA. 
Birth Date



  • Arab Board Certificate  -  Pediatrics    2003                                  
  • Saudi Board Certificate - Pediatrics    2003  
  • Bachelor Degree of Medicine and Surgery, MBBS, College Of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh   1997- 1998                          ​


Assistant professor Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency Medicine, College Of Medicine, KSAU-HS, 2009 – 2018.                       

Associate professor Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency Medicine, College Of Medicine, KSAU-HS, 2018 present     


Pediatrics Residency Training program, King Abdul-Aziz medical city Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1998-2003.                             

Master degree on Public Health Program, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, KSAU-HS in Collaboration with the University Of Liverpool, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) –UK, 2010-2012.                            


Pediatrics Emergency fellowship, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto Canada, 2005-2007.

Pediatrics Emergency and suspected child abuse and neglect program, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada   2007-2008.                           ​


Associate Dean, Female Students Branch of College of Applied Medical Sciences, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences. 2013 - Present


Best Resident Award 2002   , Pediatric Department, King Abdul-Aziz medical city-Riyadh

Hospital for sick children Research award, 2008.

Award 2nd  place winner poster presentation 2012 at KAIMRC

Tutor of the year award for PEM Fellowship Program 2014-2015

Research Interests / Collaborations



Google Scholars

1-  Freedman S, Alharthy N, Thull-freedman J: The crying infant: diagnostic testing and frequency of serious underlying disease. Pediatrics. 2009 Mar;123(3):841-8

2-  Ravichandiran N, Schuh S, Bejuk M, Al-Harthy N, Shouldice M, Au H, Boutis K. Delayed identification of pediatric abuse-related fractures.Pediatrics. 2010 Jan;125(1):60-6

3-  Alharthy N1, Al Queflie S2, Alyousef K3, Yunus F4. Clinical manifestations that predict abnormal brain computed tomography (CT) in children with minor head injury. J Emerg Trauma Shock. 2015 Apr-Jun;8(2):88-93

4- Incidence and pattern of Pediatrics Burn seen in Emergency Department –King Abdul-Aziz medical city-Riyadh 2013

Investigator: Nesrin Alhathy, Almutairi Mohammed, Salahaldin bin Nafesa, Najd Bin Manie, Aminah Bin Nafesa

5-  Home Injury Prevention in Children: Attitude & Awareness of The Caregivers at King Abdul-Aziz Medical City-Pediatric Emergency-Riyadh City-KSA

Investigator: Almutairi, Mohammed ,  Alharthy Nesrin , Alzidi Bader MD; Akkam, Abdullah  MD;Rugaya Jaffer MD

6- Observational cross sectional study, the effectiveness of verbal discharge instruction given to post ED visit parent pediatric pt. at King Abdulaziz medical city –Riyadh.

Investigator: Alharthy Nesrin,  Kavita Sudersandas ,  Almutairi Mohammed

7- Nesrin Al Harthy, Osama Abdulrahman Alrajeh, Mohammed Al Mutairi, Ahmed Al Hajri - Assessment of anxiety level of Emergency Health-care workers by generalized anxiety disorder- 7 tool - Accepted for publication.

8- Mohammed Al Mutairi, Ayman Jawadi, Nesrin Al Harthy, Farhan Al Enezi, Nawfal Al Jerian, Abdullah Al Qahtani, Abdullah Al Harbi, Abdullah Al Anazi, Emergency Medical Service System in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; JMSCR, Vol 4, Issue 10, Oct 2016

9- Zameer Hussain Baladi, Mohammed Khalaf Al Mutairi, Dr. Ayman Jawadi, Dr. Nesrin Al harthy, and Dr. Farhan Al Enezi - Google support to library: Provision of online Information services to user through google blogging (link-List) by library of College of Applied Medical Scinces King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh K.S.A.; ISSN:2319-8435, Vol 2, Issue -, July 2016

10- Nesrin Al‑Harthy, Kavita M. Sudersanadas, Mohammed Al‑Mutairi, Senthilvel Vasudevan, Ghada Bin Saleh, Malak Al‑Mutairi, Lenna W. Hussain , Efficacy of patient discharge instructions: A pointer toward caregiver friendly communication methods from pediatric emergency personnel; J of Family Community Medicine, Vol 23, Issue, 3 Sep 2016

11- Alharthy N, Al Mutairi M, AlQueflie S, Nefesa AB, Manie NB, Nafesa SB, Al Zahrani FS. Pattern of burns identified in the Pediatrics Emergency Department at King Abdul-Aziz Medical City: Riyadh. J Nat Sc Biol Med 2016;7:16-21

12- Mohammed Khalaf Al Mutairi, Faisal Abdullah Almoaiqel, Abdullah Alanazi, Nawfal Al Jerian, Abdullah Al Qahtani, Nesrin Al Harthy and Shoeb Qureshi.  A Report on the Incidence of Organophosphate Poisoning among Patients Admitted to King Abdul-Aziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia over a Period of 12 Years. British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research, ISSN: 2231-0614,Vol.: 13, Issue.: 10

13- Mohammed Khalaf AlMutairi, Sami Saleh Alenazi, Abdullah Alanazi, Nawfal Aljerian, Abdullah Alqahtani, Nesrin Alharthi, Salaad Mohamud, Shoeb Qureshi (2015) Etiological Scenario of Childhood Injuries and Preventive Strategies: A Survey of Primary/Elementary Schools in Saudi Arabia. European Journal of Business and Social Sciences, 4(5), 24-39.

14- Mohammed Al-Khofi, Nesrin Alharthi, Mohammad Almutairi, (2017) Life-Threatening Sore Throat in Pediatric ED Lemierre Syndrome. Journal of Case Reports in Medical Sciences, 2(2): 36-39, 2017.

15- Nesrin Alharthy, Mohammed Al Mutairi, Abdullah Alsahli, Ahmed Alshehri, Abdullah Almatrafi, Ahmed Mahah, Abdulrahan Khalid Alswailem, Winnie Philip, Shoeb Qureshi, (2017) Workplace Violence among Emergency Medical Services Workers in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Journal of Case Reports in Medical Sciences, 2(2): 36-39, 2017.

16- Faisal Alhusain, Nada alhassan, Wijdan aljohi, Fahd Alrumaih, Nawfal Aljerian, Nesrin Alharthy, (2017) Pediatric Emergency Department during the Holidays: Findings from a 10-year Analysis of Visit Rates Trauma Patterns, Saudi Critical Care Journal,

17- Nesrin Alharthy, Ayman Jawadi, "Seatbelt Usage and Distracted Driving Behaviors in Saudi Arabia: healthcare providers versus non-health care providers", Journal of Musculoskeletal Surgery and Research, 2017.

18- Nesrin Al Harthy, Kavita, M. S., MilfiOnazi, Mohammed Al Mutairi, Wijdan Al Johi, Arwa Badakhan, Somaya Alijedeba, (2017) Parental Awareness – A Pivotal Factor for Preventing Exposure of Children to High Energy Ionizing Radiations, International Journal of Current Research, vol. 9, (07), 53590-53594.

19- Kavita Sudersanadas, Arwa Saleh Alsharidah, Nesrin Al Harthy, Winnie Philip, Shoeb Qureshi, (2017) Effect of Chemotherapy on Nutritional Status of Pediatric Subjects with Hematological Malignancies – A Retrospective Longitudinal Study, Journal of Medical Science and Clinical Research, vol. 5, (05), 2455-0450.

20- Nesrin Alharthy, Sara Alswaes, Alanoud Almaziad, Nourah Alenazi, Maha Abdallah, Moeed Alshehry, (2018) Public perception of female paramedics at King Abdulaziz Medical City, Saudi Arabia, International Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2018, Volume 11, Number 1, Page 1.

21- Alkanhal, Raghad & Alhoshan, Ibrahim & Aldakhil, Sadal & Alromaih, Nouf & Alharthy, Nesrin & Salam, Mahmoud & Almutairi, Adel. (2018). Prevalence triggers and clinical severity associated with anaphylaxis at a tertiary care facility in Saudi Arabia: A cross-sectional study. Medicine. 97. e11582. 10.1097/MD.0000000000011582.

22- Dr. Nesrin Alharthy, Dr. Kavita Sudersanadas, Winnie Philip, Alanoud M. Al Marzoug, Yara Al Qoraini, Norah al Manna, Automated Traffic Control (ATC) system - A potential model to reduce pediatric trauma and fatality due to Motor Vehicle Crashes (MVC), Sch J App Med Sci,2019; 7(2):676-680.

23- Baladi, Zameer Hussain; Al Mutairi, Dr. Mohammad Khalaf; Al Harthy, Dr. Nesrin; Alenazi, Dr. Farhan; and Fodh, Ramy, "Mapping the contribution in research productivity of Colleges of Applied Medical Sciences affiliated with universities of Saudi Arabia published in PubMed indexed journals during the period 2009 - 2018." (2019). Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal). 2982.

24- Alsadoon A, Alhamwah M, Alomar B, Alsubaiel S, Almutairi AF, Vishwakarma RK, Alharthy N and Kazzaz YM (2020) Association of Antibiotics Administration Timing With Mortality in Children With Sepsis in a Tertiary Care Hospital of a Developing Country. Front. Pediatr. 8:566. doi: 10.3389/fped.2020.00566

25- Arw Alruwaili, A., Mumenah, N., Alharthy, N. et al. Students' readiness for and perception of Interprofessional learning: a cross-sectional study. BMC Med Educ 20, 390 (2020).

26- Muammar, Nouf Fahad Bin, Abdulaziz Ali Ajeebi, Ashah Lail Aladwany, Amal Abobakr Yousif, Nesrin Abdulrahman Alharthy, and Winnie Phillip. 2021. Factors Associated with Delayed Child Vaccine during Coronavirus Disease-2019 Pandemic. Saudi Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2 (1), 18-25. doi:10.24911/SJEMed/72-1603445943

27- Alshammari, Elaf, Nesrin Alharthy, Suliman Alqueflie, and Lama Alasmari. 2021. The importance of the number of tracheal intubation attempts at the Emergency Department of King Abdullah Specialized Children's Hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2 (2), 142-146. doi:10.24911/SJEMed/72-1596110657

28- Alshaibi, S., AlBassri, T., AlQeuflie, S., Alharthy, N. Pediatric triage variations among nurses, pediatric and emergency residents using the Canadian triage and acuity scale. BMC Emerg Med 21, 146 (2021).

29- Alenazi A, Alotaibi B, Saleh N, Alshibani A, Alharbi M, Aljerian N, Alharthy N, Alsomali S. Perception and success rate of using advanced airway management by hospital-based paramedics in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Br Paramed J. 2021 Dec 1;6(3):24-30. doi: 10.29045/14784726.2021. PMID: 34970079; PMCID: PMC8669637.




Committee/Board membership:

Head of Pediatric Emergency Examinations Committee, Saudi Commission for Health Specialties.

Head of Pediatrics Emergency Research Committee, , KSAU-HS

Curriculum and evaluation Committee, KSAU-HS

College of Applied Medical Sciences' Joint Academic Committee, KSAU-HS

College of Applied Medical Sciences' Strategic Plan Task Force Committee, KSAU-HS

NCAAA Standard 10, EMS Committee, KSAU-HS.


Local Saudi TV Channel Appearance, 2017.

Article, Al Hayyat Newspaper, March 2009.

Child Abuse, Article, Al Riyadh Newspaper, no. 14773, 4 December 2008. 


Infection Control Management of Ebola Suspected/Confirmed Cases, KSAU-HS, December 2014

6th Research Summer school, from 8June to  July 2014

NCAAA, Why is it Important? “Course Specifications", COAMS, KSAU-HS, October 2014

6th Annual Forum For Medical Research, 2015

Saudi Emergency Medicine Assembly (SEMA 2015) - February 2015

7th Research Summer school, KASCH, from 25 July to 22 August 2015

Academic Counselling Conference, Higher Education of Gulf Cooperation Council, November 2015

2nd International Conference in Nursing & Health Sciences, March 2016

4th World Congress on Controversies in Pediatrics - March 2017

7th  Edition Saudi National Resuscitation Program (SNRP) - April 2017

World Congress on Pediatric Diseases, 23-25 APRIL 2018

4th  International Conference on Pediatrics and Pediatrics Surgery - United Kingdom- April 2019

5th International Scientific Assembly(SASEM 2020), Saudi Society of Emergency Medicine - February 2020

International Red Sea Emergency Medicine Conference (RSEM20) October 2020

7th International Scientific Assembly (SASEM 2022), Saudi Society of Emergency Medicine, February 2022


Contact information

Office location/number: College of Applied Medical Sciences-F/ 500-01-128

Phone: +966 11 4299999    Ext 99666

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