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Mohammad Shoaib Hamrah

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Dr Mohammad Shoaib Hamrah a clinical doctor and an academic professional with combined experience in clinical and research roles in different countries. He has worked as a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Cardiology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine. He has acquired knowledge of epidemiological research designs including: Cohort; Cross-sectional and Retrospective, and Case-control studies. He also gained skills in project management, literature reviews, data collection and analysis, grant applications. Dr Hamrah is a recipient of awards, scholarships and fellowships from the World Health Organization, the Japanese government, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), and the Takeda Science Foundation. He has attended several international academic conferences.

Biography

Dr Mohammad Shoaib Hamrah graduated from Kabul Medical University from in1991, graduating with honours. He has worked as a clinical doctor in Afghanistan for many years. He successfully completed his master’s and PhD degree at Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan. He also completed his second master’s degree at the School of Health Sciences-University of Tasmania in August 2020.

Career summary

Qualifications

Master of Medical Sciences, School of Health Sciences, University of Tasmania,
Launceston, Australia, Sept 2018 - Aug 2020

PhD, Department of Cardiology, Nagoya University, Graduate School of Medicine
Nagoya, Japan, Oct 2013 - Sept 2017

Master of Healthcare Administration, Nagoya University, Graduate School of Medicine
Nagoya, Japan, Oct 2011 - Sept 2012

M.D, Faculty of Medicine, Kabul Medical University
Kabul, Afghanistan, Dec 1985 - Dec 1991

Hospital Training

Role

Location

Dates

Trainee in the Department of Cardiology, Nagoya University, Graduate School of Medicine

Nagoya, Japan

Oct 2013- Sept 2017

Postdoctoral Fellowship

Role

Location

Dates

Fellow in the Department of Cardiology, Nagoya University, Graduate School of Medicine

Nagoya, Japan

Oct 2017 - Sept 2018

Experiences

Hospital

Location

Dates

Andkhoy Hospital, Andkhoy

Andkhoy, Afghanistan

Oct 2012 - Sept 2013

Andkhoy Hospital, Andkhoy

Andkhoy, Afghanistan

Mar 1992 - Sept 2011

Languages (other than English)

Fluent in written and oral English, Persian, Turkish, and Uzbek

Administrative expertise

Dr Hamrah is an experienced clinical doctor with over 25 years of experience in clinical and research roles in Japan, Afghanistan and Australia. I have worked on more than 10 health care programs for the government in Afghanistan and have spearheaded the work of a regional team to successfully achieve the program results under stipulated time and effectiveness. He has worked as part of more than 30 different multicultural teams with various priorities.

Research Appointments

2020       Shahnazi H, Ahmadi-Livani M, H Pahlavanzade B, Hamrah MS,  Charkazi A. Assessing Preventive Health Behaviors from COVID-19 Based on the Health Belief Model (HBM) among People in Golestan Province: A Cross-Sectional Study in Northern Iran. Infectious Diseases of Poverty, in press.

2020        Charkazi A,  Pahlavanzade B,  Hamrah MS, Paul E. Evaluation of the Psychometric Properties of the Lebanon Waterpipe Dependence Scale (LWDS-11) in a Sample of Iranian Waterpipe Smokers. Addiction and Health, in press.

2020       Hamrah MS, Hoang H, Mond J, Pahlavanzade B, Charkazi A , Auckland S. The prevalence and correlates of symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among resettled Afghan refugees in a regional area of Australia. Journal of Mental Health https://doi.org/10.1080/09638237.2020.1739247

2020       Hamrah MS, Hoang H,Mond J, Pahlavanzade B, Charkazi A, Auckland S. Occurrence and correlates of depressive symptoms among the resettled Afghan refugees in a regional area of Australia. Early Intervention in Psychiatry https://doi.org/10.1111/eip.12957

2020       Hamrah MS, Hamrah MS, Hamrah MHA, Hamrah MHU, Hamrah MH. Impact of opium use on the conventional coronary artery risk factors among outpatients in Afghanistan: a Cross-  Sectional Study in Andkhoy City. In press in the Central Asian Journal of Global Health

2019       PPahlavanzade B, Zayeri F, Baghfalaki T, Hadaeg F, Hamrah MS. Serum Lipids and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality in Iranian Population: Joint Modeling of Longitudinal and Survival Data in Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study (TLGS) Cohort. Galen Medical Journal DOI: 10.31661/gmj.v8i0.1516, https://www.gmj.ir/index.php/gmj/article/view/1516.

2019       Hamrah MS, Hamrah MS, Hamrah MHA, Hamrah MHU, Hamrah MH. The prevalence and associated factors of cigarette smoking and its association with opium use among outpatients in Afghanistan: a Cross-Sectional Study in Andkhoy City. Avicenna Journal of Medicine. DOI: 10.4103/ajm.AJM_40_19. http://www.avicennajmed.com/article.asp?issn=2231-0770;year=2019;volume=9;issue=4;spage=129;epage=133;aulast=Hamrah .

2019       Hamrah MS, Hamrah MS, Hamrah MHA, Hamrah MHU, Hamrah MH. 'Screening and management of statin cause prediabetes case in an outpatient clinic in Afghanistan: a case report in Andkhoy City. The Egyptian Journal of Internal Medicine. DOI: 10.4103/ejim.ejim_109_18

2018       Hamrah MS, Hamrah MH, Ishii H, Hamrah MHA, Hamrah MHU, Sakamoto J, Murohara T. Factors associated with anxiety and depression among hypertensive outpatients in Afghanistan: a cross sectional study in Andkhoy city. International Journal of Hypertension https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/8560835

Citations: 8

2018       Hamrah MH, Hamrah MS, Hamrah MHA, Hamrah MHU, Fotouhi A, Sakamoto J, HMH Nass use and associated factors among outpatients in the northern part of Afghanistan: a Cross-Sectional Study in Andkhoy City. Diseases Tobacco Induced Diseases DOI: https://doi.org/10.18332/tid/93574

2018       Hamrah MS, Hamrah MH, Ishii H, Suzuki S, Hamrah MHA, Hamrah MHU, Fotouhi A Sakamoto J, Murohara T. Association between Helicobacter pylori infection and cardiovascular risk factors among patients in the northern part of Afghanistan. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2018 Apr 25;19(4):1035-1039. Doi: 10.22034/APJCP.2018.19.4.1035

2018       Hamrah MS, Hamrah MH, Ishii H, Suzuki S, Hamrah MHA, Hamrah MHU, Sakamoto J, Murohara T. Left ventricular hypertrophy and proteinuria in patients with essential hypertension in Andkhoy, Afghanistan. Nagoya J. Med. Sci. 80. 249~255, 2018 DOI: 10.18999/nagjms.80.2.249

Citations:3

2018       Hamrah MS, Hamrah MH, Ishii H, Suzuki S, Hamrah MHA, Hamrah MHU,Sakamoto J, Murohara T. Left ventricular hypertrophy and proteinuria in patients with essential hypertension in  Andkhoy, Afghanistan. Nagoya J. Med. Sci. 80. 249~255, 2018

Citations: 2

2017       Hamrah MHU, Hamrah MS, Hamrah MH, Hamrah MHU,Kanda M, Hamrah AE, Dahi AE,Homayon F, Hamrah MH, Fotouhi A, Sakamoto J, Hamrah MH. Prevalence of Helicobacter Pylori Infection in Dyspeptic Patients in Andkhoy Afghanistan. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev, 18 (11), 3123-3127. DOI: 10.22034/APJCP.2017.18.11.3123

Citations: 9

2017       Hamrah MHA, Hamrah MS, Hamrah MH, Hamrah MHU, Sakamoto J, Hamrah MH. Esophageal cancer and associated factors among Uzbek-Turkmen and other ethnic groups in the northern part of Afghanistan. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev.2017 Feb;18 (2), 333-337 Doi: 10.22034/APJCP.2017.18.2.333

Citations: 2

2017       Yisireyili M, Hayashi M, Wu H, Uchida Y, Yamamoto K, Kikuchi R, Hamrah MS, Nakayama T, Wu Cheng X, Matsushita T, Nakamura S, Niwa T7, Murohara T, Takeshita K. Xanthine oxidase inhibition by febuxostat attenuates stress- inducedhyperuricemia, glucose dysmetabolism, and prothrombotic state in mice Scientific Reports.2017 Apr28;7(1):1266

Citations: 31

2016       Hamrah MS, Hamrah MH, Ishii H, Suzuki S, Hamrah MHA, Hamrah MHU,Sakamoto J, Murohara T. Associations between proteinuria and cardiovascular risk factors among hypertensive patients in Andkhoy, Afghanistan Patients in Andkhoy, Afghanistan. Nagoya J. Med. Sci, 2016 Dec;78(4):37

Citations: 2

2015       Hamrah MS, Suzuki S, Ishii H, Shibata Y, Tatami Y, Osugi N, Ota T, Kawamura Y, Tanaka A, Aso H,   Takeshita K, Sakamoto J, Hasegawa Y, Murohara T. Impact of airflow limitation on carotid atherosclerosis in coronary artery disease patients. Respiration. 2015;89(4):322-8. Doi: 10.1159/000375313.

Citations: 4

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Awards

Honours and Awards

World Health Organization Fellowship Course on Primary Health Care, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran (13/7/1996-6/8/1996).

World Health Organization Fellowship, Diploma in Epidemiology and Health Care Management, School of Public Health Tehran University of Medical Sciences - TUMS, Tehran,  Iran (8/1/2005-10/4/2005).

Japanese government (monbukagakusho:mext) scholarship for international students for my Master’s degree (1/10/2011- 30/9/2012).

Japanese government (monbukagakusho:mext) scholarship for international students

Japanese government (monbukagakusho:mext) scholarship for international students for my PhD course (1/10/2013-30/9/2017).

Research Grant (II) from the Takeda Science Foundation (1/10/2017-30/9/2018).

Research Grant from a non-profit organization Epidemiological and Clinical Research Information Network (ECRIN).

Editorial board member of CPQ Medicine. https://www.cientperiodique.com/journal/view/medicine

Key Achievements

Worked as an Organizing Committee Member of the “International Heart Conference”, during August 20-22, 2018 in Singapore city, Singapore. https://www.meetingsint.com/conferences/heart/2018/ocm

Fields of Research

  • Mental health services (420313)
  • Preventative health care (420605)

Research Objectives

  • Mental health services (200305)
  • Mental health (200409)
  • Health related to specific ethnic groups (200503)
  • Migrant health (200505)

Publications

Total publications

2

Journal Article

(2 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2020Hamrah MS, Hoang H, Mond J, Pahlavanzade B, Charkazi A, et al., 'Occurrence and correlates of depressive symptoms among the resettled Afghan refugees in a regional area of Australia', Early intervention in psychiatry pp. 1-8. ISSN 1751-7885 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/eip.12957 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 2

Co-authors: Hoang H; Mond J; Auckland S

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2020Hamrah MS, Hoang Ha, Mond J, Pahlavanzade B, Charkazi A, et al., 'The prevalence and correlates of symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among resettled Afghan refugees in a regional area of Australia', Journal of Mental Health ISSN 0963-8237 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/09638237.2020.1739247 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 3

Co-authors: Hoang Ha; Mond J; Auckland S

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