Dr. Abdullah Awadh (PhD)

Assistant Professor of Microbiology

Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medicine-Jeddah,

Official Email: awadha@ksau-hs.edu.sa

Extension: 45870

Brief Biography:

Dr. Awadh has a Ph.D. degree in Medical Microbiology and Immunology with a subspeciality in Virology from the University of Alberta, Canada. He has four years of undergraduate teaching experience at COM-J and COSHP-J. He has an interest in engaging students in diverse research experiences by offering opportunities for participation in survey, observational, and experimental studies, across several aspects of medical microbiology, immunology, and medical education. He has expertise in the fields of host-pathogen interactions, viral cell and molecular biology, lipid droplet metabolism, and high-resolution microscopy.


Master in Medical Education, from KSAU-HS in 2022

PhD in Medical Microbiology and Immunology (Virology), from the University of Alberta in 2017

MS in Medical Microbiology, from the University of Manitoba in 2011

BS in Medical Lab Sciences, from King Abdulaziz University in 2004

Research Interests:

Characterization of viral hepatitis/Genetics of antimicrobial resistance/Role of lipid droplets in viral infections

Scientific Memberships:

American Society for Microbiology/ American Society for Virology/ European Society for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases/ World Society for Virology/ Saudi Society for Medical Education

Editorial Activities:

Reviewer, Educational Research International

Reviewer, Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Infectious Diseases

Reviewer, Journal of Taibah University Medical Sciences

Publications (In KSAU-HS)

Original Articles |

Aga SS, Yasmeen N, Khan MA, Hakami AY, Awadh A, Malli IA. Knowledge, attitudes, and perception toward human papillomavirus among health profession students: A cross‑sectional study in King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences. J Edu Health Promot 2022

Book Chapters |

The Role of Vitamin D Single Nuclear Polymorphisms in Cancer Susceptibility (CRC Academic Press, 2022)

Vitamin D Receptor Polymorphisms and Diseases (CRC Academic Press, 2022)

Administrative Portfolio:

Administration of Scientific Societies (KSAU-HS)

Faculty Research Board (COM-J)