Najeeb Al-Shorbaji

Dr Najeeb Al-Shorbaji is from Jordan. He is the President of the Jordan Library and Information Association, President of the eHealth Development Association (Jordan), President of North Africa and Middle East Health Informatics Association, Vice-President of the International Medical Informatics Association for MEDINFO’21 and Fellow of the International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics. Dr Al-Shorbaji has been working as consultant in eHealth (digital health), health information systems, knowledge management, medical librarianship and electronic publishing since September 2015. He has been an eMarefa Advisor and working as part-time researcher and lecturer at the PLRI Institute of Medical Informatics at TUB, Germany since June 2016. Immediately beofore this, he worked as Director of Knowledge, Ethics and Research Department at the World Health Organization (WHO/HQ) between 1st September 2008 to 31st August 2015 as he retired from WHO/HQ. From 1st February 1988 to 31st August 2008, he worked for WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediteranean in Amman, Alexandria and Cairo as Information Scientist, Regional Advisor and Coordinator for Knowledge Management and Sharing. He has published over 210 research papers, book chapters and presentations. He attended, presented and delivered keynote addresses in over 200 professional conferences and seminars at national, regional and international levels. He is the Chief Editor of the Jordanian Journal of Library and Information Sciences, member of editorial boards of others and a peer-reviewer of a number of scientific journals. He is a member of a number of international scientific associations and committees. He holds a PhD in Information Science since 1986 from United Kingdom. For further information on Dr Al-Shorbaji: LinkedIn ORCID ID 0000-0003-3843-8430. Some of his publications are available on: ResearchGate GoogleScholar PuBMed

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