Assistant Professor, Health Informatics Department

Dr. Abdulwahhab Alshammari received a Ph.D. from the School of Medicine at the University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A, in Biomedical and Health Informatics. The University of Washington ranked among the top 10 universities globally based on the U.S. News & World Report's Best Global Universities rankings. Dr. A. Alshammari graduated with a Master's degree in Health Informatics and a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S, Canada.
Dr. A. Alshammari has many publications, various skills, deep understanding of the Health Informatics field's challenges and future needs, which shaped his abilities and skills to meet healthcare stakeholders' expectations and needs. Dr. A. Alshammari is a member of many health informatics societies and organizations and gained real-world experience building and developing a harmonized healthcare system of a data model to support data collection for a national Electronic Health Record. Dr. Alshammari is a reviewer of highly recognized journals on the national, regional, and international levels. His work focuses on clinical informatics, user-centered design and evaluation, infectious and communicable conditions reporting, and usability testing.
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Clinical Informatics, Consumer Health Informatics, User-Centered Design and Evaluation, Infectious and Communicable Conditions Reporting, and Usability.

Work Experience

Dr. Abdulwahhab Alshammari joined the King Saud bin Abdulaziz for Health Sciences in 2010 under the College of Medicine, Riyadh then transferred to the College of Public Health and Health Informatics, Riyadh, in 2019.


• Ph.D. in Biomedical and Health Informatics, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A,
• Master's degree in Health Informatics, Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
• Bachelor's degree Computer Science, Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.