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 Ms. Munyra Alhotye

Ms. Munyra Alhotye is a Lecturer in the Respiratory Therapy Department at the College of Applied Medical Sciences, KSAU-HS. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Respiratory Therapy from the University of South Alabama in the USA. Additionally, she obtained a Master's degree in Respiratory Therapy from Georgia State University. Ms. Alhotye has gained extensive professional experience, having worked as an Anesthesia Technologist and Senior Specialist at Prince Sultan Medical Military City. In her ongoing dedication to academic excellence, she is currently pursuing a PhD in Respiratory Sciences at the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom.
Birth Date



M.Sc. in Respiratory Therapy, Georgia State University, USA

B.Sc. in Respiratory Therapy, University of South Alabama, USA



Lecturer, Respiratory Therapy Department, COAMS/ KSAU-HS, 2018- now.

Senior Specialist, Respiratory Therapy Department, Prince Sultan Medical Military City, 2015-2018.

Anesthesia Technologist, Anesthesia department, Prince Sultan Medical Military City, 2009-2011.



President's List and Dean's List during academic studies.

Graduated with Cum Laude honor degree.​

Research Interests / Collaborations



Alhotye, M., Evans, R., Ng, A., & Singh, S. J. (2023). Cardiac rehabilitation for heart failure and atrial fibrillation: a propensity-matched study. Open Heart, 10(2), e002372.


Alkhathlan, B., Alhotye, M., Greening, N., Harvey-Dunstan, T., & Singh, S. (2023). Interventions to promote conventional pulmonary rehabilitation uptake post-acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A systematic review.


Alhotye, M., Daynes, E., Gerlis, C., & Singh, S. J. (2023). Symptoms burden and rehabilitation preference after an episode of COVID-19: A patients survey. Chronic Respiratory Disease, 20, 14799731231177316.


M Alhotye, R Evans, A Ng, S Singh, Assessing the need for rehabilitation programme for individuals living with atrial fibrillation, European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, Volume 30, Issue Supplement_1, June 2023, zwad125.234,


Aldhahir, A. M., Bintalib, H. M., Alhotye, M., Alqahtani, J. S., Alqarni, O. A., Alqarni, A. A., ... & Alzahrani, E. M. (2023). Prevalence of Nomophobia and Its Association with Academic Performance Among Physiotherapy Students in Saudi Arabia: A Cross-Sectional Survey. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare, 2091-2100.


Siraj, R. A., Alrajeh, A., Aldabayan, Y. S., Aldhahir, A. M., Alqahtani, J. S., Alghamdi, S. M., ... & Alahmari, M. A. (2023). Attitudes, confidence, barriers and current practice of managing depression in patients with COPD in Saudi Arabia: a national cross-sectional survey. BMJ open, 13(5), e069670.

Aldhahir, A. M., Alhotye, M., Alqahtani, J. S., Alamoudi, A. A., Alghamdi, D. A., Alghamdi, S. K., ... & Alqarni, A. A. (2023). Hospitalization and Post COVID-19 Symptoms Among Patients With Asthma. In A51. MANAGEMENT AND IMPACT OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC ON RESPIRATORY HEALTH(pp. A1821-A1821). American Thoracic Society.


Aldhahir, A.M., Alqahtani, J.S., AlDraiwiesh, I.A., Alghamdi, S.M., Alsulayyim, A.S., Alqarni, A.A., Alhotye, M., Alwafi, H., Siraj, R., Alrajeh, A. and Aldabayan, Y.S., 2022. Healthcare providers' attitudes, beliefs and barriers to pulmonary rehabilitation for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Saudi Arabia: A cross-sectional study. BMJ open, 12(10), p.e063900.


Alghamdi, S.M., Aldhahir, A.M., Alqahtani, J.S., Siraj, R.A., Alsulayyim, A.S., Almojaibel, A.A., Alhotye, M., Alanazi, A.M. and Alqarni, A.A., 2022, August. Healthcare providers' perception and barriers concerning the use of telehealth applications in Saudi Arabia: A cross-sectional study. In Healthcare (Vol. 10, No. 8, p. 1527). MDPI


Aldhahir, Abdulelah M., Jaber S. Alqahtani, Saeed M. Alghamdi, Abdullah A. Alqarni, Shahad K. Khormi, Hassan Alwafi, Mohammed Samannodi et al. "Physicians' attitudes, beliefs and barriers to a pulmonary rehabilitation for COPD patients in Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study." In Healthcare, vol. 10, no. 5, p. 904. MDPI, 2022.


Alhotye, M., Evans, R., Orme, M., Ng, G. A., & Singh, S. J. (2022). Understanding HCP views about delivering a rehabilitation programme for people living with atrial fibrillation. European Heart Journal, 43(Supplement_2), ehac544-2474


Siraj, R.A., Aldhahir, A.M., Alqahtani, J.S., Almarkhan, H.M., Alghamdi, S.M., Alqarni, A.A., Alhotye, M., Algarni, S.S., Alahmadi, F.H. and Alahmari, M.A., 2022. Burnout and resilience among respiratory therapy (RT) students during clinical training in Saudi Arabia: A nationwide cross-sectional study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(20), p.13047.


Aldhahir, A. M., Alhotye, M., Alqahtani, J. S., Alghamdi, S. M., Alsulayyim, A. S., Alqarni, A. A., ... & Alwafi, H. (2022). Physicians' Perceptions of and Barriers to Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation for Heart Failure Patients in Saudi Arabia: A Cross-Sectional Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(22), 15208.


Almayouf, M. A., Binrobiq, F., Alhotye, M., Philip, W., Alenazi, O., & Albogami, B. (2021). Awareness of the role of respiratory therapists among health care providers.


Othman, F., Almuzaini, H. M., Alharbi, R. A., Aldulaim, N. A., Alsaif, A. A., & Alhotye, M. (2020). The Effect of Oral Corticosteroids in Reducing Emergency Revisit of COPD Exacerbation: A Cohort Study




Member in the American Association for Respiratory Care.

Member in Saudi Commission for Health Specialties.

Member in European Respiratory Society.

Member in European Cardiology Society.

Member in European Association of Preventive Cardiology.

Member in the British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation. 



Research Certification Program. (Provided by Saudi NIH)

Qualitative Research Workshop. (Provided by Oxford University)

Good Clinical Practice for Health Research.

Basic and Advance Mechanical Ventilation Course. (Provided by ERS)

Pulmonary Function Testing Course. (Provided by BTS)

British Thoracic Society Conference.

Euro Heart Care Congress.

European Association of Preventive Cardiology Conference.

European Respiratory Society Conference.

BACPR congress.

American Association of Respiratory Care Conference.

American Thoracic Society Conference.

The International Respiratory Convention& Exhibition.

The American Association for Respiratory Care International Respiratory Congress.

Alabama Society for Respiratory Care Annual Meeting.

Essential Leadership and Clinical Skills for Health Care Practitioners Course.



Lung awareness day.

COPD awareness day.

Respiratory awareness day.

Asthma awareness day.

Importance of respiratory disease management.​