Ibrahim Amer Ghannam


Lecturer in Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences


Medical Laboratory Sciences, College of Health Professions, Health Complex, Al-Quds University main campus, Abu-Dies, Jerusalem -Palestine


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Education and Degrees

  1. M.Sc. in Applied Industrial Technology, Al-Quds University, 2006.
  2. B.Sc. in Medical Technology, Al-Quds University, 1997.


Working Experience

  • Full time Lab Technician, Faculty of Medicine, Al-Quds University, 1997- 2014
  • Part Time Instructor, Faculty of Medicine, Al-Quds University, 2006- 2014
  • Full Time Lecturer at the Faculty of Health Professions and Faculty of Medicine, Al-Quds University, 2014 until now.

Teaching Experience

  1. Applied Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  2. Biostatistics for Health Professions
  3. Scientific Research for Health Professions
  4. Biology for Health Professions
  5. Epidemiology for Health Professionals
  6. Management Information System for Pharmacology Students


  • Excellent Skills in Statistical Data Analysis using different computerized statistical packages such as: SPSS, MedCalc, … etc.
  • Excellent skills in computer software and hardware installation, operating, and maintenance

Research Interests

  1. Obesity
  2. Diabetes Mellitus.
  3. Osteoporosis.
  4. Cancer.
  5. Phenylketonuria
  6. Epidemiology of Labor related injuries

Selected Publications

  • Abdeen, Z., Jildeh, C., Dkeideek, S., Qasrawi, R., Ghannam, I., & Al Sabbah, H. (2012). Overweight and Obesity among Palestinian Adults: Analyses of the Anthropometric Data from the First National Health and Nutrition Survey (1999-2000). J Obes, 2012, 213547. doi:10.1155/2012/213547
  • Bailony, M. R., Hararah, M. K., Salhab, A. R., Ghannam, I., Abdeen, Z., & Ghannam, J. (2011). Cancer registration and healthcare access in West Bank, Palestine: a GIS analysis of childhood cancer, 1998-2007. Int J Cancer, 129(5), 1180-1189. doi:10.1002/ijc.25732
  • Jildeh, C., Abdeen, Z., Al Sabbah, H., Papandreou, C., Ghannam, I., Weller, N., & Philalithis, A. (2014). Labor and Related Injuries among Schoolchildren in Palestine: Findings from the National Study of Palestinian Schoolchildren (HBSC-WBG2006). ISRN Pediatr, 2014, 729573. doi:10.1155/2014/729573
  • Kharroubi, A., Saba, E., Ghannam, I., & Darwish, H. (2017). Evaluation of the validity of osteoporosis and fracture risk assessment tools (IOF One Minute Test, SCORE, and FRAX) in postmenopausal Palestinian women. Arch Osteoporos, 12(1), 6. doi:10.1007/s11657-016-0298-8