Dr. Fatmah Othman

Assistant Dean, Office of Research & Associate professor of Epidemiology, Epidemiology and Biostatistics department
Dr. Othman is an Associate Professor and Epidemiologist focused on improving public health through education and advancing medical research. The theory and practical concepts of the courses that Dr Othman’s teach have been reflected in students' learning experiences, participation in research-related activities, and career advancement.  Dr Othman current multi-disciplinary work focuses on respiratory epidemiology, invasive ventilation complications among critical care patients, advanced epidemiological methods, systematic review and meta-analysis, nutritional epidemiology, and collaborative research related to infectious disease epidemiology.
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• Research methods
• Competing risk survival analysis
• Quantifying and Addressing bias associated with epidemiological research
• Systematic review and meta-analysis
• Critical care epidemiology studies
• Infectious disease epidemiology
• Nutritional and genetic epidemiology

Work Experience

• Epidemiologist, surveillance section, infection Prevention and control department, King Abdul Aziz Medical City,2021-present
• Head Research Unit, College of Applied Medical Sciences, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences from 2018-2022
• Physician, King Saud Medical Complex , Riyadh, 2010


• PhD Epidemiology and Public Health 2017, The University of Nottingham. UK
• MSc (Applied Epidemiology) 2013, The University of Nottingham.UK
• Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery with Honors 2008, Taibah University, Saudi Arabia