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Institute of Population Health Sciences (IPHS)

Dr Wiam Alashek

Wiam

Email: w.alashek@qmul.ac.uk

Profile

Wiam has a background in Medicine. She has graduated from the Faculty of Medicine. Wiam has practiced General Surgery for years then she achieved the Degree of the Board for Medical Specialities in Community and Preventive Medicine. She has interest in Educational Psychology (MSA) and Strategic Direction and Leadership (Level 8, Chartered Management Institute).  Wiam has completed her PhD in Clinical Epidemiology at the University of Nottingham.

Teaching

Wiam is leading the Mother and Child Health/ Nutrition Module for BSc and teaching the second year undergraduates. She participates in student assessments and supervision of students’ projects and MSc dissertations. Additionally, she is OSCE examiner for Barts School of Medicine.

Research

Research Interests:

Clinical Epidemiology, Renal Failure and Public Health.

Publications

  • Alashek WA, McIntyre CW, Taal MW. Hepatitis B and C infection in haemodialysis patients in Libya: Prevalence, Incidence and Risk Factors. BMC Infectious Disease. 2012; 12: 265
  • Alashek WA, McIntyre CW, Taal MW. Provision and quality of dialysis services in Libya. Hemodial Int. 2011 Oct;15(4):444-52.
  • Alashek WA, McIntyre CW, Taal MW. Vascular Access in Patients Receiving Haemodialysis in Libya. J Vasc Access. 2012 Jul 27:0. doi: 10.5301/jva.5000089.
  • Alashek WA, McIntyre CW, Taal MW. Epidemiology and aetiology of dialysis-treated end-stage kidney disease in Libya.BMC Nephrol. 2012 Jun 8;13:33.
  • Alashek WA, McIntyre CW, Taal MW. Determinants of survival in patients receiving dialysis in Libya. Hemodial Int. 2012 Aug 13. doi: 10.1111/j.1542-4758.2012.00728.x.
  • Alashek WA. 2013, Epidemiology of dialysis-treated end-stage kidney disease in adults in Libya- eprints.nottingham.ac.uk
  • Alashek WA, Altagdi M. Risk Factors and Genotypes of Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Libyan Patients. Libyan J Med, AOP: 080425
  • Alashek WA, Ehtuish EF, et-al. Reasons for Unwillingness of Libyans to Donate Organs After Death. Libyan J Med, Taylor & Francis Group 2009. ISSN 1819-6357 No. 4(3) p.110-113, ISSN:1819-6357
  • Alashek WA, McIntyre CW, Taal MW. Hepatitis C virus in Libya’s haemodialysis centres: Prevalence rates and transmission factors. AMDI- International Biohealth Science Conference 2010. Penang, Malaysia, 29th Nov 2010.(oral presentation)
  • Alashek Wiam A. E. F., Ehtuish. Surgical management and length of hospital stay for diabetic foot. JMJ-Jamahiriya Medical Journal. 2009; 9 (2): 105-108
  • Alashek WA, McIntyre CW, Taal MW. Medical assessment of haemodialysis patients in Libya. British Renal Society/ Renal Association, Manchester, United Kingdom, 17th May 2010 (abstract ref: P327).
  • Alashek WA, McIntyre CW, Taal MW. Characteristics of dialysis services in Libya. British Renal Society/ Renal Association, Manchester, United Kingdom, 17th May 2010 (abstract ref: P328).
  • Alashek WA, McIntyre CW, Taal MW, et-al. Presentation of diabetic end-stage kidney disease to haemodialysis in Libya. The Libyan Association for Diabetes and Endocrinology, Benghazi, Libya. Ibnosina Journal of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (2010). 2 (5): 212-236 DOI: 10.4103/1947-489X.211002
  • Alashek WA, McIntyre CW, Taal MW. Morbidity of diabetic end-stage kidney disease patients treated by dialysis in Libya. International Diabetes and Obesity Forum, Athens, Greece, 21st October 2010 (abstract ref: PP060). Diabetes, obesity & metabolism. (12) 76 ISSN:1462-8902
  • Alashek WA, McIntyre CW, Taal MW. Dialysis in Libya: Patients and service provision. World Congress of Nephrology 2011, Vancouver, Canada, 8th April 2011 (abstract ref: SA454/841).
  • Alashek WA, McIntyre CW, Taal MW, Fluck RJ. High utilisation of arteriovenous fistulas in haemodialysis patients is still possible despite limited access to surgical services and low pre-dialysis formation rates. British Renal Society/ Renal Association, Birmingham, United Kingdom, 6th June 2011 (abstract ref: B17).
  • Alashek WA, McIntyre CW, Taal MW. Blood- Bourne virus infection in Libya’s dialysis centres: Prevalence and risk factors. British Renal Society/ Renal Association, Birmingham, United Kingdom, 6th June 2011 (abstract ref: H9).
  • Alashek WA, McIntyre CW, Taal MW. Determinants of survival in adult dialysis patients in Libya. British Renal Society, Manchester, United Kingdom, 2012 (abstract ref: P104).