IBRAHIM AHMED

Professor Bani is a Community Physician with extensive experience in Global Health in developing countries.
DrBani is a public health physician by training with over 15 years experience in International Public Health. His teaching experience is extensive, including faculty appointments as an Assistant and Associate Professor (Community Health) at King Saud University, and as a lecturer at Gazera Medical School, which is internationally recognized for its innovative community-based training. During his tenure at those academic institutions, he participated in many national training programs sponsored by WHO, USAID, and national governments of Saudi Arabia, Sudan and Iraq. In addition, he also worked as an adjunct Professor at the International Health Department at George Washington University, USA and visiting Professor /Community Health at the American University Beirut. Dr. Bani was Professor of Community Medicine, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Saudi Arabia. He is the reviewer for 2 Journals: Saudi Medical Journal and Section Editor for Tropical Medicine Reports Journal. DrBani is currently an adjunct Professor at Global Health Department, Rollins School of Public Health Emory University, USA.

Dr. Bani’s International experience is also extensive, including association with the Micronutrient Initiative (MI), World Bank, WHO, UNICEF, USAID, WFP and UN Humanitarian Mission. During his association with United Nations as International Health Observer he monitored and evaluated ongoing health programs in Iraq. During and after the recent Iraq war, Dr. Bani was the epidemiologist for South Iraq. He also worked with WHO as a consultant to evaluate regional management training programs in the Middle East and North Africa Region, and recently joined a WHO consultative group for developing Public Health Leadership and Networking. He has been a Professional Associate with the Institute of International Programs (Johns Hopkins School of Public Health) as a technical reviewer to assess Child Survival Programs funded by USAID. He was also been associated with UNHCR, to evaluate Health Manpower Needs for Ethiopian Refugee Camps in Sudan.

Academic Credentials:
Fellowship in Health Policy and Management The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health U.S.A.1989
Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Royal College of Physicians, London, U.K.1984
Ph.D. in Human Nutrition University of Surrey Guilford, England, U.K.1984
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MD) Khartoum Medical School, Sudan 1977