EDUCATION

Medical School

  • Kuwait University Faculty of Medicine , Safat , Kuwait

Graduate Degree

MPH
  • Harvard School of Public Health , Boston , MA

Fellowship

  • Boston Children's Hospital , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. RCL1 copy number variants are associated with a range of neuropsychiatric phenotypes. Mol Psychiatry. 2021 05; 26(5):1706-1718. View abstract
  2. Addressing the Consequences of the COVID-19 Lockdown for Children's Mental Health: Investing in School Mental Health Programs. Psychiatr Serv. 2021 06; 72(6):729-731. View abstract
  3. Identifying challenges and recommendations for advancing global mental health implementation research: A key informant study of the National Institute of Mental Health Scale-Up Hubs. Asian J Psychiatr. 2021 Mar; 57:102557. View abstract
  4. Identifying pathways for large-scale implementation of a school-based mental health programme in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: a theory-driven approach. Health Policy Plan. 2020 Nov 01; 35(Supplement_2):ii112-ii123. View abstract
  5. Technology-Assisted Teachers' Training to Promote Socioemotional Well-Being of Children in Public Schools in Rural Pakistan. Psychiatr Serv. 2021 01 01; 72(1):69-76. View abstract
  6. Detecting microstructural white matter abnormalities of frontal pathways in children with ADHD using advanced diffusion models. Brain Imaging Behav. 2020 Aug; 14(4):981-997. View abstract
  7. Demographic and clinical characteristics of children seeking psychiatric services in the Nile Delta region: an observational retrospective study. Int J Ment Health Syst. 2019; 13:66. View abstract
  8. Abnormalities in thalamo-cortical connections in patients with first-episode schizophrenia: a two-tensor tractography study. Brain Imaging Behav. 2019 Apr; 13(2):472-481. View abstract
  9. Mental health services for youth in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: challenges and opportunities (Editorial). East Mediterr Health J. 2019 Mar 19; 25(2):80-81. View abstract
  10. Suicidal death within a year of a cancer diagnosis: A population-based study. Cancer. 2019 03 15; 125(6):972-979. View abstract
  11. Implementation of a behavioral intervention in consultation/liaison with an international family. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology. 2018; 1(6):42-50. View abstract
  12. Suprathreshold fiber cluster statistics: Leveraging white matter geometry to enhance tractography statistical analysis. Neuroimage. 2018 05 01; 171:341-354. View abstract
  13. Lewis Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: A Comprehensive Textbook. Editors: Andres Martin, Michael Bloch, and Fred Volkmar. Global Child and Adolescent Mental Health. 2018. View abstract
  14. N100 Repetition Suppression Indexes Neuroplastic Defects in Clinical High Risk and Psychotic Youth. Neural Plast. 2016; 2016:4209831. View abstract
  15. Early auditory processing evoked potentials (N100) show a continuum of blunting from clinical high risk to psychosis in a pediatric sample. Schizophr Res. 2015 Dec; 169(1-3):340-345. View abstract
  16. Diffusion tensor imaging study of the fornix in first episode schizophrenia and in healthy controls. Schizophr Res. 2014 Jul; 156(2-3):157-60. View abstract
  17. Medical Professionalism in the U.S.: Under Vigorous Challenge. The Open Psychiatry Journal. 2013; (7):9-16. View abstract
  18. Child and Adolescent Mental Health. 2013. View abstract
  19. Promoting scholarship during child and adolescent psychiatry residency. Acad Psychiatry. 2012 Nov 01; 36(6):443-7. View abstract
  20. Elevated rates of ADHD in mothers of children with comorbid ADHD and epilepsy. Neuropsychiatry (London). 2012 Oct 01; 2(5):385-391. View abstract
  21. A roadmap for observership programs in psychiatry for international medical graduates. Acad Psychiatry. 2012 Jul 01; 36(4):300-6. View abstract
  22. A review of magnetic resonance imaging and diffusion tensor imaging findings in mild traumatic brain injury. Brain Imaging Behav. 2012 Jun; 6(2):137-92. View abstract
  23. A competency-based model for research training during psychiatry residency. Harv Rev Psychiatry. 2011 Mar-Apr; 19(2):78-85. View abstract
  24. Electroconvulsive therapy in children and adolescents. Expert Rev Neurother. 2011 Jan; 11(1):127-37. View abstract
  25. Challenges in international collaboration in child and adolescent psychiatry. J Child Adolesc Ment Health. 2010 Dec; 22(2):83-9. View abstract
  26. Association between attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and epilepsy in pediatric populations. Expert Rev Neurother. 2009 Dec; 9(12):1747-54. View abstract
  27. Correlates of quality of life in an Arab schizophrenia sample. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2010 Sep; 45(9):875-87. View abstract
  28. The Psychopharmacology Algorithm Project at the Harvard South Shore Program: an update on psychotic depression. Harv Rev Psychiatry. 2008; 16(4):235-47. View abstract
  29. Polymorphism of p53 gene codon 72 in Kuwaiti with coronary artery disease and diabetes. Int J Cardiol. 2007 Jan 31; 115(1):1-6. View abstract
  30. Stressors and coping strategies of medical students. Gender differences. Saudi Med J. 2005 May; 26(5):890-2. View abstract
  31. Variations in hospital waste quantities and generation rates. J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng. 2005; 40(2):467-76. View abstract