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Meet the speakers at Patient Safety Virtual

Activity Director:

Dr Samer Ellahham

Patient Safety Movement Foundation; Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

Casey Czarnowski

Stanford Health Care

Prof Le Thi Anh Thu

HICS Vietnam
Hoan My Medical Corporation
Ministry of Health, Hanoi, Vietnam

Prof Nick Sevdalis

King’s College London

S. P. Gaonkar

Hospital Sterile Services Association
Saifee Hospital

Scientific Committee

Activity Director

  • Dr Samer Ellahham, Regional Chair, Middle East, Patient Safety Movement Foundation; Director of Accreditation, Cleveland Clinic Caregiver, Senior Cardiovascular Consultant, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Committee Members

  • Dr Shafi Mohammed, Director, Infection Control and Occupational Health; Co-Chairman, Infection Control Committee, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Mr Jason David Unger, Director - Surgical Services & Anaesthesia Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Confirmed Speakers Include

  • Samah Darwazeh, Head of Quality and Patient Safety Office, Dubai Health Authority, UAE
  • Tammy Combs, Practice Director for CDI and Clinical Foundations, AHIMA, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • A/Prof Le Thi Anh Thu, President, Ho Chi Minh City Infection Control Society (HICS) Vietnam; Group Chief Medical Officer, Hoan My Medical Corporation; Infection Control Consultant & Expert, Ministry of Health, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Prof Nick Sevdalis, Professor of Implementation Science & Patient Safety; Director, Centre for Implementation Science; Academic Director (joint), Quality Improvement & Implementation Science CAG, King’s Health Partners; Deputy Head of Department (joint), Health Service & Population Research Department; Founding Section Chief Editor, Frontiers in Health Services – Implementation Science, King’s College London, London, UK
  • Eric Woo, Regional Director - Asia Pacific Regional Office, ECRI Institute, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Iahn Gonsenhauser, Chief Quality & Patient Safety Officer, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Ohio, USA
  • Jane Kelly, Quality Director; Quality and Patient Safety, Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE