Dr. Salman Hamad Al-Zayani, the Assistant Professor of Public Health at the College of Medicine and Medical Sciences at the Arabian Gulf University (AGU), has received the Venus International Medical Award for Excellence in Community Medicine 2018 for his efforts in Community Medicine and Public Health.
The award aims at honouring professors and scientists from various specialisations and fields of knowledge for their contributions and efforts in the service of the sciences and humanity. The award winners are to be honoured at an international conference in Chennai in April.
Dr. Al-Zayani holds a doctorate in medicine, a master’s degree in Health Policy and Population Studies from AGU, and a PhD in Public Health from the University of Connecticut, USA, with 15 years of experience in the health sector in the Kingdom of Bahrain and the United States of America. His expertise ranges from clinical, academic, administrative and scientific research in the fields of public health, community medicine, health policy and population studies.