Ahmad Abbadi

Title: Research Assistant

Sector: Medicine

Research group: Amaia Calderón-Larrañaga

Ahmad Abbadi. Photo: Ana Paula Finatto Canabarro.

Ahmad Abbadi joined ARC in January 2022 and will be working as a research assistant in Amaia Calderón-Larrañaga’s group. His current project aims to assess the validity and feasibility of the Health Assessment Tool (HAT) for the geriatric age group in primary healthcare. His interest areas are clinical epidemiology, urological epidemiology, decolonizing global health, tobacco control and learning about advanced statistical methods.

Ahmad is a medical doctor and has a Master’s in Public Health Epidemiology from Karolinska Institutet. Before joining ARC, he worked in tobacco control at World Health Organization – Jordan Country Office, as a regional coordinator at Framework Convention Alliance, a public health consultant at King Hussein Cancer Center, and a project officer at Global Research, Education and Advocacy for Community Health (REACH) Project.

His master’s thesis studied mortality and biochemical recurrence after curatively-treated localized prostate cancer under the supervision of Markus Aly and Alessio Crippa.