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Scientific research and patents

Members of the department supervise five research chairs:


  • Chair for the development of medical education

          Chair: Dr. Ayad bin Abdulmohsen Al - Faris


  • Women 's Health Research Chair

          Chair of the Chair: Al - Jawharah bint Mohammed Al - Quwaiz


  • Prince Sattam bin Abdul Aziz Chair for Epidemiology and Public Health Research.

          Chair of the Chair: Dr. Shatha bint Ahmed Aldreewish


  • Research Chair Health Awareness and Health Education

          Chair of the Chair: Dr. Ali bin Mohsen al-Hazmi


  • Evidence-based health care research chair and practical application of knowledge

          Chair of the Chair: Dr. Amr Ben Ahmed Gamal




 Four patents were registered on behalf of the department:

Patent: (inventions registered abroad)

  1. El-Messeiry ,Mamduh A. and Bin Saeed, Abdulaziz, UV LIGHT THERAPY APPARATUS FOR TREATMENT OF VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY AND TO A BUILDING COMPRISING THE SAME, EUROPEAN PATENT SPECIFICATION, Filed 06.12.2011, EP2602002B1, granted 23.10.2013, EPS Bulletin 2013/43.

 Phototherapy device to treat vitamin D deficiency


  1. El-Messeiry ,Mamduh A. and Bin Saeed, Abdulaziz, Mattress for reliving of pressure ulcers, USA Patent Application No.: USPT US9226863B1, granted,  Jan 5, 2016.

Bed for relieving and treating beds ulcer



  1. SA SA Al Shammari, MA El-messeiry, AMAF Al-Hazmi, IM Gosadi, Storage tank cleaning machine, USA Patent 9,468,957, No.: USPT US9468957B1, granted,  Oct 18 2016.

     Water Tank Cleaning Machine




  1. M. A El-messeiry, AMAF Al-Hazmi, AA Alodhayani, TA Alkahtani, Sequential compression device for treatment and prophylaxis of deep vein thromboses, USA Patent No. US9549867B1, granted,  Jan 24 2017.


















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