Dr. Khaled Al-Surimi

Associate Professor, Department Health Systems and Quality Management,   College of Public Health and Health Informatics, KSAU-HS
Education & Qualifications
• 2007: PhD from Liverpool School Tropical Medicine, Liverpool University, UK
• 2004: PgDip in ‘Health and Social Change’, Linkoping University, Sweden,
• 1999: M.Sc in Public Health and Health Management JUST, Jordan,
• 1996: BSc in Hospital Management, Jordan
Recent Professional Development Career Record

Strengthening health policymaking Workshop
• Capacity development for knowledge translation platforms, WHO\EMRO
• Communication with policy makers: policy brief training workshop, WHO,
• Workshop on Health Research Ethics
• Quality Assurance in Higher Education Workshop, British council,
• How to Write and Publish a Journal Article Workshop, WHO/EMRO
• Improving Patient safety Workshop, WHO/EMRO

Professional Membership
• Member of EVIPNET (Evidence-informed Policy Network ), WHO/EMRO
• Member/partner , Alliance for Health policy and systems research, WHO
• Member of Yemen Public Health Association

Research Interests and Areas of Expertise
Dr AlSurimi’s research interests and expertise cover a range of public health themes that include:
• Health systems strengthening
• Health reform policy
• Healthcare Quality management
• Patient’s role in improving quality of care
• Human resources development
• Quality and patient Safety
• Patient/Staff satisfaction
• Hospital management
• Project design/management
• Quality assurance and accreditation in higher education.

Consultancy Experience/Expertise
Dr. Alsurimi has worked with many international organizations as ‘health consultant’ conducting health consultancy work and leading health research projects. These international organizations include, for example, World Health Organisation (WHO), WorldBank, European Commission (EC), Netherlands Organisation for International Cooperation in Higher Education (NUFFIC), and America University in Beirut. (AUB) Further, Dr Al Suirmi has a good experience in designing and managing health projects and used to work as ‘Health Project Officer’ developing and managing public health development projects