MB, BS (KRT) MD (KRT) DTPH (Lon.) DCMT (Lon.) ADET (Dun.) FRSTM (UK)
Professor of Medical Education, College of Medicine

King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences

Academic Appointments:

  • Professor of Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, Africa International University, Sudan, then Al-Qassim College of Medicine & College of Medicine, KSAU-HS since 2006
  • Academic Secretary, Sudan Medical Specialization Board
  • WHO consultant 1997-98 in community-oriented medical education (COME) helping four medical colleges in Pakistan develop as models of COME for the country, with follow-up activities till 2000.


  • Coordinator and teacher of two masters of medical education blocks: Curriculum & Instruction and Design of Authentic Learning environment (Clinical Teaching & Community Based Education)
  • Undergraduate curriculum review, development and follow up
  • Supervision and evaluation of student research, undergraduate and postgraduate
  • Chairman of College HPE PhD Committee
  • Member of: Student Research Board, University Curriculum and Evaluation Committee, College of Public Health and Health Informatics Curriculum and Evaluation Committee, College Evaluation Committee and SaudiMed Competencies Alignment Committee


  • Foundation Fellow of Sudan Medical Specialization Board, Khartoum, Sudan, 2000
  • Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Technology (Medical Option), Dundee University, Dundee, Scotland, 1977
  • Doctorate of Medicine (MD), University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan, 1973
  • Academic Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Medicine of the Tropics (DCMT), London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London, London, UK, 1968
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine, London, UK, 1964
  • Diploma in Tropical Public Health (DTPH) London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London, UK, 1964
  • MB BS Faculty of Medicine University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan, 1961

Clinical Service

  • Director, University Health Service, University of Khartoum, Sudan, 1973-78
  • Senior Medical Officer, University Health Service, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria Nigeria, 1970-73
  • Lecturer in charge and founder of university health service, University of Khartoum, 1964-1979
  • Teaching assistant and university doctor, University of Khartoum, 1963
  • Intern & Medical officer, Ministry of Health, Khartoum, Sudan, 1961-63 


• From medical students, Gezira University and UAE University
• El Nilain Award, Sudan
• El Zubair Award/Present for Scientific Excellence, Sudan


• Sudanese Medical Association
• Royal Society of Tropical Medicine
• Saudi Society of Medical Education

Research Focus

• Tropical medicine
• Health profession education


  1. Mohamed TA, Hamad B, AlHaqwi AI & Magzoub MMA. Case study 2 KSAUHS Phase 2 OSCE in: Harden RM, Lilly P, Patricio M (edits) The Definitive Guide to the OSCE. The Objective Structured Clinical Examination, Elsevier, 2016 pp 224-238
  2. Ali Ibahim Al Haqwi et al. Obesity and overweight in a major family practice, central region, Saudi Arabia www.saudijobesity.com Accessed August 17, 2015.
  3. Hamad B. Community- based education: what, why and how? In: Al Alwan I, Magzoub EA, Elzubeir M (edits) International Handbook of Medical Education, A Guide for Students. SAGE Publications Ltd, 1 Oliver’s Yard 55 City Road London EC1Y 1SP. 2011.
  4. Hamad B. Min Zamani wa Tahnani Book 3. 1st ed. Khartoum, Sadad Printing Press, 2009.
  5. Bajammal S, Zaini R, Abuznadah W, Al-Rukban M, Aly SM, Boker A, Al-Zalabani A, Al-Omran M, Al-Habib A, Al-Sheikh M, Al-Sultan M, Fida N, Alzahrani K, Hamad B, Al Shehri M, Abdulrahman KB, Al-Damegh S, Al-Nozha MM, Donnon T. The need for national medical licensing examination in Saudi Arabia. BMC Med Educ. 2008 Nov 25; 8: 53. doi: 10.1186/1472-6920-8-53. PubMed PMID: 19032779; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2631006.
  6. Hamad B. Evaluating the community-oriented medical education in two medical schools in Sudan. East Mediterr Health J. 2006 Jan-Mar; 12 (1-2):249-51; author reply 251. PubMed PMID: 17037247.
  7. Hamad B. Min Zamani wa Tahnani Book 2 1st ed. Khartoum, Sadad Printing Press, 2005.
  8. Hamad B. Min Zamani wa Tahnani Book 1. 1st ed. Khartoum, Sadad Printing Press, 2003.
  9. Hamad B. What is community-based education? Evolution, definition and rationale. Chapter 1 in: Schmidt H, Magzoub M, Feletti G, Nooman Z. and Vluggen P (eds) Handbook of Community-Based Education: Theory and Practices. Maastricht, the Netherlands: Network: TUFH Publications, 2000.
  10. Hamad B. Establishing community-orientated medical schools: key issues and steps in early planning. Med Educ. 1999 May; 33 (5):382-9. PubMed PMID: 10336775.