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University College of Science and Technology

Medical Sciences

Palestine, Gaza strip, Khan Younis city, Gizan Al-Najjar, P.O. Box 8

Research Interests

Environmental Health, Risk Assessment, Climate Changes, Green Entrepreneurship, Water Safety, Communicable Diseases


Topics to speak on:

Environmental Health, Risk Assessment, Climate Changes, Green Entrepreneurship, Water Safety, Communicable Diseases

Words of Wisdom

A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to what it was.


Samer received his doctorate in Environmental Health Engineering from Tehran University of Medical Sciences in October 2019 and recently completed his research visiting fellowship with the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Montreal, Canada. He is working as an Assistant Professor of Public Health at the University College of Science and Technology-Khan Younis.

He was selected as a member of Palestinian Young Academy and Global Young Academy.

The central aim of his research is to apply quantitative microbial risk assessment approaches to better understand the annual risk and burden of communicable diseases posed by the contamination of drinking water in low- and middle-income countries. He uses tools from environmental modelling, and epidemiology to untangle the causes and consequences of water systems contamination. In addition, he is interested in the synthesis and applications of nanomaterials in drinking and wastewater treatment. He has more than 14 years of experience in the field of Environmental and Public Health with local and international organizations.

He is also, a freelance research consultant and training specialist with different national and international organizations in the field of social, environmental, and public health and conducting awareness programs about different environmental and health issues and climate changes among the whole community.


Research visiting fellowship award to Montreal University, Palestine-Quebec Science Bridge

The 2nd best presentation award through the 1st International Conference on Health Sciences – Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine.

The best researchers award, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences.

Assessment of the Innovative Freezing Technology for Desalination of the Mediterranean Seawater in the Gaza Strip, Palestine MEDRC Water Research – The Middle East Desalination Research Center (“MEDRC”).


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