Ala'a Mohammad Ibrahim Al Amiry
  • Ala'a Mohammad Ibrahim Al Amiry

  • Lecturer
  • Ext: 6028

Mrs. Al Amiry has completed her MS degree from Maryland University, Baltimore County (UMBC), USA, in Emergency Health Services (EHS), and continued to pursue her second masters (MBA- with merit) from Strathclyde Business School, UK later on. Mrs. Al Amiry has evident diverse experience in both healthcare (as a critical care nurse and later as a paramedic) and academic (as a lecturer) industries- in many countries including Jordan, Saudi Arabia, USA, and UAE. Her collective work experience counts to 17 years overall, during which she gained a great insight into capacities for improving work environment, as well as potent soft skills necessary for excellence. She served as the Head of Department at the former Unit of General Studies (UGS) prior to the restructuring, and co-chaired a strategic committee at AU, among other tasks. Alaa is a mom of a lovely girl, Nuwar.

  • MBA, with merit, Strathclyde Business School, UK (Dubai international campus), 2016.
  • Master Degree, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA, 2010.
  • BS in Nursing, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan, 2002.
  • Executive Program in Leadership, Organizing and Action, Harvard Kennedy School, (4 months online program); February-May, 2014
  • Harvard Global Health Delivery online short course, Harvard University via HarvardX online campus, Office of the Vice Provost for Advances in Learning; (10-months online course); May 2nd- July 17th 2018
  • Head of Department, Unit of General Studies, Ajman University, UAE, June 2017- January 2019.
  • Lecturer, Unit of General Studies, Ajman University (2013- 2019).
  • Lecturer, Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan, 2010-2012.
  • Staff Nurse, Cardiovascular Telemetry, King Faisal Specialty Hospital and Research Center, Jeddah, KSA. 2004-2007.
  • Staff Nurse, Coronary Care Unit (CCU), King Abdullah I University Hospital, Jordan. 2002-2004.
  • Council of General Education Program (GEP), member: February 2019- 2020.
  • Lecturer, Department of Clinical Studies, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. 2019- present.
  • Co-chair Communication and Outreach Planning Committee (Strategic AU Committee). (Sep. 13, 2020 – 2021)
  • Member, Institutional Planning Council (IPC), a high-level Council for strategic planning at AU. (Sep. 13, 2020 – 2021)
Teaching Area
  • First Aid
  • Paramedic science
  • Prehospital Care
  • Innovation in healthcare
  • Infection control
  • Public Health
  • Emergency Health Services
Conference Presentation
  • Innovation in Healthcare: Exploring Mobile Apps at Pre-hospital and In-hospital settings (With a Little Focus on Dubai). Industrial Health, Healthcare & Medical Tourism conference (presenter), October 16, 2017, Dubai.
Memberships, Awards and Honors
  • Conti Research Prize for Systems Thinking and Organizational Capability, by Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (2017), Innovation Arabia 10 Conference.
  • Member of Editorial Board of Journal of Acute Disease (JAD), 2015- 2016
  • Member, Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department as a licensed EMT, Baltimore County, MD, USA, 2010- 2016
  • Member, the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) , 2012-2015.
  • Jordan University of Science and Technology Graduate Scholarship (2008-2010).
  • 2021 Dudley White International Scholar, by the American Heart Association, for the highest ranked poster from UAE at the 2021 Scientific Sessions conference.
  • Member, American Heart Association (AHA), Sep. 2020- Present.