Sara Ayman, American University in Cairo
Immunization Supervisor at Egyptian MOH/Ph.D. candidate at the I-GHHE, The American University in Cairo (AUC). Ayman comes from a pharmaceutical background with a master’s degree in nanotechnology and is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the Global Public Health program at the AUC. Working as a senior vaccination supervisor at the Egyptian Ministry of Health and Teaching assistant at the chemistry department at AUC. Joined various biomedical research projects ranging from biosensors, therapeutics, microbial fuel cells for wastewater treatment and currently focusing on brain health-related research through investigating healthy aging in the Egyptian population and the effect of various environmental factors on health in Egypt.
Taghreed Farahat, Menofia University
Chair of the Egyptian University Promotion Committee (EUPC) and Chair of Egyptian Family Medicine Association (EFMA). She is also a member of the Executive Board of WONCA/EMR and Head of the research committee of the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) and Electronic Medical Reports (EMR). Dr. Farahat is also an Ex-chairman of the Department of Family Medicine and previous vice dean for Environmental and Social Affairs and head of the Department of Community Medicine.
Hesham El Sayed, Suez Canal University
Professor Emeritus of clinical epidemiology, human genetics, and pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Suez Canal University (SCU), Egypt. He is the director of the Clinical Epidemiology Unit of SCU. He is a member of the Research and Ethics Committee of the Suez Canal Faculty of Medicine and a former member of the CITI Organization, USA. He is the president-elect of the African Clinical Epidemiology Network (INCLEN-Africa) and of the Injury Prevention Initiative for Africa (IPIFA). He was the former chairman of the Family Medicine and Pediatrics Departments, Faculty of Medicine, SCU. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Egyptian Pediatrics Medical Board.
Yasser Saif, Beni Suef University
Dean of National Institute of Longevity Elderly Sciences (NILES) and Professor of Ophthalmology from Beni-Suef University. The NILES was established in 2016 to be a national and regional center of excellence in research and services of the elderly. It is the first institute specialized in all Elderly Sciences in Egypt and the region. The NILES award postgraduate certificates in areas of geriatric and gerontology, nutrition, and psychological and social rehabilitation care. Also, NILES provides several certified training courses that include caregiver training, elderly sibling training, elderly rehab, management of elderly homes, and elderly information.
Mohamed Abdel Halim Eltantawi, Delta University
Assistant lecturer of Neurology, Delta University for Science and Technology. He has started participation in the SHARE study since September 2020. Later on, he was nominated as the coordinator of the Delta group in the pilot study. In addition, El Tanatawei has participated in a number of SHARE activities:
- RECAP study which was an observational study to evaluate caregiver preference and treatment outcome in patients with Alzheimer's disease treated with oral or transdermal medication, I was responsible for survey recruitment and medical data recording
- Environment-Gene interaction in Parkinson’s disease (EGI-PD)
- Kicking off the Egyptian Network of Neurodegenerative diseases (ENND) In addition to other related studies and scientific research