Haider Abdul-Lateef Mousa

Dr. Haider Abdul-Lateef Mousa – Iraq

                                    
Affiliation: College of Medicine, University of Basrah, Iraq          
Degrees: MB ChB, MSc
Position: Assistant Professor  
Location: Basra, Iraq                           
E-mail: haideramousa@hotmail.com 
Mailing address: PO Box 601, Post code 42001,                                                                                   
Ashar, Basrah, Iraq.  
 
 
Biography
Obtaining Bachelor degree in Medicine and Surgery in 1987 that the rank of graduation was within the top ten out of the 138 graduated students of the Medical College, Basrah, Iraq. Obtaining Master degree in Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology in 1994, from College of Medicine, University of Basrah, Iraq. House Officer for 15 months at Babylon Teaching Hospitals, Ministry of Health, Iraq. Demonstrator, General Physician, Assistant Lecturer, Lecturer, and Assistant Professor at the college of Medicine, University of Basrah, Iraq, for 19 years. Specialist physician of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases at Ministry of Health and at industrial companies, Tripoli, Libya, for 16 years. Having good grasp of knowledge in regard to internal medicine, infectious diseases, dermatology, emergency medicine, and occupational medicine. Having thirty-eight scientific medical publications which were published in various countries. Assigned as Editor, Guest Chief Editor, Member of Editorial Board, and Reviewer at several international medical journals. His biography has been selected for the years 2016-2021 into Marquis Who's Who, which is comprised of the top 3% of the professionals in the world. Granted four Publons Peer Review Awards for the years 2016-2018 for placing in the top 1% of peer reviewer in the World. For being ranked the first one out of 199 teaching committee members on Google Scholar scientists in the college of Medicine, Honorary Boards have been demonstrated in the lobbies of college of Medicine, 2018-2021.
 

Research interests
Infectious Diseases, Medical Microbiology, Burns, Dermatology, Bone Infections, Occupational Medicine, Environmental Health, Alternative Medicine, Epidemiology, Internal Medicine. 

Qualifications
1.    M.Sc. (Master) degree in Medical Microbiology; from September 20, 1991 to January 31, 1994, from College of Medicine, University of Basrah, Iraq.
Title of the thesis: Microbiological Evaluation of Acute and Chronic Osteomyelitis.
Achievement: MSc thesis research work was rewarded grade: very good.
2.    M.B., Ch.B. (MBBS) (Medicine and Surgery Bachelor): from 1981 to 1987, obtained on July11, 1987, from College of Medicine, University of Basrah, Iraq. Achievement: The rank of graduation is within the top ten out of the 138 graduated students of the Medical College.  

 

Employment History
1.    Assistant Professor, from December 9, 2017 to date; College of Medicine, University of Basrah, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Iraq.
2.    Lecturer, from December 20, 2015 to December 8, 2017; College of Medicine, University of Basrah, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Iraq.
3.    Senior House Officer in Dermatology, from August 30, 2016 to April 2019, Department of Dermatology, Basrah Teaching Hospital, Basrah, Iraq.
4.    Physician of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, at Waha Oil Company (Libyan / USA Company), Tripoli, Libya, from February 28, 2000 to January 31, 2015.
5.    Manager of six Medical Clinics, at Waha Oil Company (Libyan / USA Company), Tripoli, Libya, from February 28, 2000 to January 31, 2015.  
6.    Physician of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, at Libyan Red Crescent, Tripoli Branch, Tripoli, Libya, from February 1, 1999 to February 27, 2000. 
7.    Physician of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, at Tripoli Medical Center, Ministry of Health, Tripoli, Libya, from April 23, 1998 to September 29, 1999. 
8.    Lecturer, from February 22, 1997 to March 11, 1998, College of Medicine, University of Basrah, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Iraq. 
9.    Assistant Lecturer, from March 31, 1994 to February 21, 1997, College of Medicine, University of Basrah, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Iraq. 
10.    Lecturer, for the academic year 1989-1990, Basrah Technical Institute-Medical Division,  Basrah, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Iraq. 
11.    General Physician and Demonstrator at the College of Medicine, University of Basrah, and Basrah University Teaching Hospital, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Iraq,  from December 1, 1988 to March 30, 1994, Basrah, Iraq. 
12.    On December 1, 1988, the employment was transferred from Ministry of Health to Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research according to a country decree that involved the top ten graduated students of the Medical Colleges, Iraq.      
13.    House Officer (Resident doctor) at Babylon Teaching Hospitals, Ministry of Health, Iraq, during the period of August 29, 1987 to November 30, 1988. Three months at each branch of Medicine, Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Pediatrics, and orthopedics; Babylon, Ministry of Health, Iraq.

 

Awards and Special Recognition
1.    Graduated with honor in the college of Medicine. The rank of graduation was within the top ten out of the 138 graduated students of the College of Medicine, University of Basrah, Iraq, on July11, 1987.
2.    On November 2, 2016, Marquis Who's Who has selected my biography into Who's Who in the World, which is comprised of the top 3% of the professionals in the World.( https://www.marquiswhoswho.com)
3.    For the years 2017-2021, my biography has been selected into Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. Less than 5% of Marquis Who's Who listees are selected for this honor. (https://www.marquiswhoswho.com)
4.    Award by Publons: Awarded as one of the top 10% of researchers in the World contributing to the peer review of the field of Medicine for the year 2016. (https://publons.com/author/1169258/haider-abdul-lateef-mousa#profile)
5.    Award by Publons: Awarded as one of the top 1% of reviewer in the World in the field of Immunology and Microbiology for the year 2017.
6.    Award by Publons: Awarded as one of the top 1% of peer reviewer in the World in the field of Medicine for the year 2017.
7.    Recognition by University of Basrah Chancellor, reference number 3517/23974` on November 11, 2017, Basrah, Iraq: for obtaining the highest h-index score on Google Scholar among Basrah Medical College teaching staff.  
8.    Publons Peer Review Award 2018: for placing  in the top 1% of peer reviewer in the World.
9.    The article entitled: " Prevention and Treatment of Influenza, Influenza-Like Illness, and Common Cold by Herbal, Complementary, and Natural Therapies” is in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric (Score of 66). (https://www.altmetric.com/details/6577715) 
10.    The personal biography is demonstrated on Honor Board of College of Medicine, University of Basrah, for being ranking top first one in the College of Medicine within Google Scholar scientists’ h-index.
11.    Being chosen as the cover person “Outstanding Editorial Board Member” to be featured on the cover of the latest issue of World Journal of Translational Medicine that based upon my important academic contributions and high-quality record of peer-reviewed manuscripts, March 6, 2021.

 

Awards and Special Recognition
1.    Graduated with honor in the college of Medicine. The rank of graduation was within the top ten out of the 138 graduated students of the College of Medicine, University of Basrah, Iraq, on July11, 1987.
2.    On November 2, 2016, Marquis Who's Who has selected my biography into Who's Who in the World, which is comprised of the top 3% of the professionals in the World.( https://www.marquiswhoswho.com)
3.    For the years 2017-2021, my biography has been selected into Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. Less than 5% of Marquis Who's Who listees are selected for this honor. (https://www.marquiswhoswho.com)
4.    Award by Publons: Awarded as one of the top 10% of researchers in the World contributing to the peer review of the field of Medicine for the year 2016. (https://publons.com/author/1169258/haider-abdul-lateef-mousa#profile)
5.    Award by Publons: Awarded as one of the top 1% of reviewer in the World in the field of Immunology and Microbiology for the year 2017.
6.    Award by Publons: Awarded as one of the top 1% of peer reviewer in the World in the field of Medicine for the year 2017.
7.    Recognition by University of Basrah Chancellor, reference number 3517/23974` on November 11, 2017, Basrah, Iraq: for obtaining the highest h-index score on Google Scholar among Basrah Medical College teaching staff.  
8.    Publons Peer Review Award 2018: for placing  in the top 1% of peer reviewer in the World.
9.    The article entitled: " Prevention and Treatment of Influenza, Influenza-Like Illness, and Common Cold by Herbal, Complementary, and Natural Therapies” is in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric (Score of 66). (https://www.altmetric.com/details/6577715) 
10.    The personal biography is demonstrated on Honor Board of College of Medicine, University of Basrah, for being ranking top first one in the College of Medicine within Google Scholar scientists’ h-index.
11.    Being chosen as the cover person “Outstanding Editorial Board Member” to be featured on the cover of the latest issue of World Journal of Translational Medicine that based upon my important academic contributions and high-quality record of peer-reviewed manuscripts, March 6, 2021.

 

Professional Memberships of Societies
1. Member of Iraqi Medical Association, Registration No. 14752 on 18/ August/ 1987.
2. Member of Pan-Arab Society of Trauma & Emergency Medicine, Membership No. 302  on July 11, 2004.
3. Member of the International Society for Infectious Diseases, April 17, 2013. (http://www.isid.org/index.shtml)
4. Member of the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE), April 21, 2013. (http://www.saseconnect.org/)
5. Member of Index Copernicus Scientists, Poland, September 6, 2013. (http://my.indexcopernicus.com/haideramousa)
6. Member of The Science Advisory Board. October 16, 2013. Address: The Science Advisory Board, 2111 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 250, Arlington, VA 22201, USA. The Science Advisory Board is a Federal United States group of independent scientists selected by the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to advise on the scientific and technical aspects of medical and environmental problems. (http://www.scienceboard.net)
7. Member of International Society of Iraqi Scientists. Metropolitan Detroit, Michigan, United States of America. May 28, 2014. (http://www.issiraq.org/) 
8. Member of Genetics Society of Malaysia. Malaysia, April, 2014. (http://www.persatuangenetikmalaysia.com/index_files/studentmember.html) 

Volunteer Work
1.    Public Lectures for people in Basrah City in regard to prevention from corona virus infection, March, 2020.
2.    Perpetration of COVID-19 culture media and swabs in College of Medicine, University of Basrah, April-June. 2020. 

 

Number of pre-publication research articles reviewed for Journals: 237

Reviewer Achievements: assigned as reviewer for research articles by high ranked international medical journals.
Obtained Skills as Reviewer: full assessment of medical researches, find research defects, discover weakness or strength of manuscripts, and been updated about recent advances in medical knowledge.

Certificates of Thanks and Appreciation from:
1.    Babylon Teaching Hospital Manager, 1988, Babylon, Iraq: for efficient medical job in the departments of emergency medicine and hospital.
2.    For participation with postgraduate student in conducting research for Master degree in Medical Microbiology project “Chronic otitis media bacteriology”, 1989-1990, College of Medicine, University of Basrah, Iraq.
3.    Basrah University Chancellor, reference number 7/35/5272 on April 8, 1990, Iraq: for surveillance, follow up, and health assessment of Basrah University restaurants and dormitories.
4.    Dean, College of Medicine, University of Basrah on May 21, 1991, Iraq: For investigation of emergence of viral hepatitis among student in Basrah University dormitories.
5.    Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation for Young Arab Researchers, Amman, Jordan. Appreciation from the Scientific Judging Committee for the significant researches and publications for 2001 Award. 
6.    Chairman Management Committee, Waha oil Company, Tripoli, Libya, 2006: for five successive year’s efficient medical job.
7.    IBN ALNAFIS HERBS Inc. Aleppo, Syria / RETURN TO NATURE, Ontario, Canada, on September 11, 2011: for efficient role in the development of medical herbal products. 
8.    Chairman Management Committee, Waha oil Company, Tripoli, Libya, June 11, 2011:  for ten successive year of efficient medical practice.
9.    Chief Editor, Basic Research Journals of Medicine and Clinical Sciences, Dr. Okechukwu Samuel Oge. Letter of Attestation: for immense contribution to the growth of the journal by reviewing of the articles submitted for publication. July 5, 2014.
10.    Editor-in-Chief, Dr Ala Alwan, Regional Director, Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal (EMHJ), World Health Organization, for valuable contribution, as peer reviewer, during the years 2014-2016 that the expert knowledge has helped maintain the scientific value of the EMHJ.
11.    Basrah University Chancellor, for being ranking top first one in the College of Medicine within Google Scholar scientists’ h-index. August 23, 2017.
12.    Basrah University Chancellor, for selection my biography into Marquis Who's Who listees, reference number 7/35/10099 on August 31, 2020

 

Projects
1.    Research topic: Infection following orthopaedic implants and bone surgery: Aetiology, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. In collaboration with Frontiers Publishing Organization, Switzerland. May 2013 to July 2014. 
2.    Special Issue: Viral infection prevention and treatment by natural means. In collaboration with American Journal of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, USA, July 2014 to date. (http://www.sciepub.com/journal/AJIDM/SpecialIssueCallForPapers)
3.    Publishing eBook entitled “Orthopedics Implants Infection”. Publisher: OMICS Publishing Group, California, U.S.A.  http://www.esciencecentral.org/ebooks/orthopedics-implants-infection/

Editor of the following published articles:
1.    Biofilm Disrupting Technology on Orthopedic Implants: What’s on the Horizon? Authors: Alexander Connaughton, Abby Childs, Stefan Dylewski, Vani Janaki Sabesan. Editor: Haider Abdul-Lateef Mousa. Frontiers in Medicine (Lausanne). 2014 August 15;1:22. (http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fmed.2014.00022/abstract),  (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4335381/)
2.    Current Animal Models of Postoperative Spine Infection and Potential Future Advances. Authors: Stavrakis A, Loftin A, Lord E, Hu Y, Manegold J, Dworsky E, Scaduto A and Bernthal N (2015). Editor: Haider Abdul-Lateef Mousa. Frontiers in Medicine (Lausanne). 2:34. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2015.00034. (http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fmed.2015.00034/abstract), (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4469114/)   

Citation of the following articles as International Abstract
1.    Correlation between fungi isolated from burn wounds and burn care units. Cited by: Annals of Burns and Fire Disasters – vol. XIII – n° 1 – March 2000. (http://www.medbc.com/annals/review/vol_13/num_1/text/vol13n1p54.htm)

Scientific Indices
ResearcherID: B-5162-2013, (http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-5162-2013) 
Google scholar h-index: 15,  i 10-index 18. Total citations: 718. Achievement: the published works were cited in 564 articles, scientific researches, books, and thesis.  (http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=qJ8Pw74AAAAJ)
Mendeley (Elsevier Inc.) h-index: 16 (https://www.mendeley.com/profiles/haider-mousa/) 
Scopus Author ID: 55412603200, Scopus h-index: 10 (http://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.url?authorId=55412603200)  
Orcid ID: orcid.org/0000-0002-2437-263X (http://orcid.org/0000-0002-2437-263X)
ResearchGate total RG Score: 22.13, h-index: 13 (https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Haider_Mousa3/)

 

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