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Dr. Ghazi Tadmouri
Faculty of Public Health
Jinan University of Lebanon
Dr. Ghazi Tadmouri is the Dean of the Faculty of Public Health at Jinan University of Lebanon. He is also the founder of the CTGA Database at the Centre for Arab Genomic Studies, a division of the Sheikh Hamdan Award for Medical Sciences (Dubai, UAE). He is member of the Interuniversity Cooperation Committee (Lebanon) and member of the editorial and peer-review boards of many peer-reviewed journals and research funding organizations. In years 2010-2012, he served a as member of the Higher Committee for Health Research at the UAE Ministry of Health.
In 1999, Dr. Tadmouri received his Ph.D. degree in Molecular Biology and Genetics from Bogaziçi (Bosphorus) University (Istanbul, Turkey). In years 2000-2004, he was Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics at Fatih University (Istanbul, Turkey), where he instructed undergraduate and graduate courses and mentored Masters Theses and Ph.D. Dissertations. In years 2007 and 2009, he conducted graduate and professional courses and workshops on Bioinformatics at the Arabian Gulf University (Manama, Bahrain) and the World Health Organization (Cairo, Egypt). In 2011, he received the prestigious Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. In 2014, he received the title of Associate Professor in Molecular Biology and Genetics.
As a population geneticist, Dr. Tadmouri admires the genetic diversity in the Mediterranean region as well as its unique blend of cultures and languages. He focuses in his research on various medical, genetic, and computational aspects related to inherited genetic disorders in Arabs. On a separate track, he also conducts advanced studies on the various aspects of mapping medical research and science networks in Arab States.
Dr. Tadmouri is author of more than 35 books and international scientific articles. He presented scientific papers in more than 70 international conferences and workshops. Despite this, Dr. Tadmouri believes that scientific knowledge is only effective when translated into public practice. In line with this, he organized workshops, authored series of publications, and maintained a strong media presence in major Arab newspapers, magazines, radio, and television aiming at conveying scientific findings to the public and causing a communal impact.
Born on the 8th of November 1969 to a family with roots from the Mameluke cities of Tripoli and Cairo, educated in Beirut and Istanbul, and acquired professional experience in Istanbul and Dubai, Dr. Ghazi Tadmouri recognizes the Eastern Mediterranean and the Arabian Peninsula to be his large homeland. This influence appears in his linguistic capabilities and his practice of spoken local dialects from the region.