Dr. Aisha Abeid
Dr. Abeid is an MD degree holder and she is currently the Assistant Director of the Hamad Injury Prevention Program at the Hamad Trauma Center, Hamad Medical Corporation in Doha Qatar. She leads the organization of various projects with the Director of HIPP, including coordinating events with the National Traffic Safety Committee of the Ministry of Interior such as the preparation of World Day of Remembrance of Traffic Victims 2016, all the Gulf Traffic Weeks and raising public awareness regarding Road Safety, and the Global Road Safety Events. Dr. Abeid leads community outreach events for Road Safety including televised and radio interviews, interactive sessions with boys and girls across the different ages in schools, and coordinates partnerships with the Qatar Traffic Department Media and Awareness sector. She also contributed to Workplace Injury Unified Registry Qatar (WUR-Q) project. She also works as a liaison and networks with different stakeholders in the field of injury prevention. She also assists the Director HIPP on Work Place Injury Unified Registry project in evaluating data sources, analyzing and improving data quality to develop a unified effective set of data elements. Earlier, she worked on Vision Zero Qatar-Sweden POWERtalk and the 24th Annual International Traffic Medical Association (ITMA) Congress, 2015. Her responsibilities included coordinating between the Conference International Scientific Community and the Ministry of Interior, State of Qatar. In her capacity, she was also supporting the Chairman of the Conference Scientific Community in ensuring that the conference was to meet the international standard level. She also negotiated the budget and other issues with the suppliers of the conference. In other work capacities, she has also worked on assisting the HMC Rehabilitation Center and coordinated with the Public Works Authority to launch the Mobility Center Project. In other previous positions, she has worked as a researcher in the Hartman Instituted of Pathology in Helsinki University, where she continues to conduct her PhD studies. Her research was on investigation to develop new diagnostic and prognostic markers for Nueroblastoma. She worked on community health and education campaigns. She has always been passionate about giving back to the community in which she lives through medicine.