Dr. Mohamad Abou Haidar

After a decade of clinical work as Health Manager at Radisson Blu Hotel, recently Dr. Mohamad Abou Haidar was assigned to work at the Ministry of Economy and Trade within UNDP projects as Quality Development Officer. He also used to be a Consumer Protection coordinator ,Global Health Care Advisor in Clingroup Holding and a Project Manager in the Iraqi Red Crescent Organization. He previously worked as Technical Support for Primary Health care in the World Health Organization and as an Advisor for the Ministry of Public Health.

This wide experience in the health system and quality assurance comes from a strong academic background. In fact, Mohamad obtained his Ph.D from the University of Lyon – Claude Bernard I. He also graduated in 2015 from Saint-Joseph University with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Ha has an MBA in Management and a second major in Political Sciences.

His extensive work experience made him knowledgeable in different aspects of the health care system and in quality assurance. He has been designated for many years to be the Adviser for the Ministry of Public Health in Accreditation committees and primary health care.

Furthermore, Dr. Abou Haidar is a lecturer in different Lebanese universities with a special focus on Health economy, Health management, , Leadership, Risk management, and Ethics and laws.

Additionally, he is a reviewer in the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, and has a list of scholarly publications.

He has been an active member at OPTL since 2010 and was named General Secretary as well as Secretary of Professional affairs from 2010 till 2015. He is currently member of the Superannuation fund management committee and a member in the colloquium committee at the ministry of education and higher education

Dr. Abou Haidar participates regularly in workshops and symposia, nationally and abroad since he is well recognized for his enthusiasm and dynamism


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