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Nada Hanna is an environmental AMR and health system and policy specialist grounded in pharmacy and pharmaceutical chemistry, with professional experience in academia, national government, private sector, and the UN system.
She is a postdoctoral researcher in Health System and Policy at the Department of Global Public Health, Karolinska Institutet. Her PhD thesis entitled "Integrated assessment of environmental and human health risks of antibiotic residues and resistance for environmental and health policy" focused on the integrated assessment of environmental and human health risks of antibiotic residues and resistance in various environmental compartments of the Western Pacific and the South-East Asia Regions of the WHO, particularly China and India, and developed methods for the prioritisation of antibiotics for the purposes of remediation and for development of environmental and health policy, is available for download Integrated assessment of environmental and human health risks of antibiotic residues and resistance for environmental and health policy (ki.se)
She has professional experience in the area of Environmental Medicine and Global Public Health, at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden and has participated in national and international research projects such as a WHO assignment on “Antibiotic Residues in the Aquatic Environment of the South-East Asia Region of the WHO: A Risk Factor for Antibiotic Resistance as well as on IMPACT, a One Health Sino-Swedish integrated multi-sectoral partnership project for antibiotic resistance containment.
She teaches in doctoral and master programmes on antibiotic residues and resistance in the environment, One Health antibiotic resistance, and rational use of antibiotics.
PhD in environmental antibiotic resistance at the Department of Global Public Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Master’s degree in Environmental and Public Health at Cyprus International Institute for the Environment and Public Health and Harvard School of Public Health
Master’s degree in Biomedicine at University of Skövde, Sweden
Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Chemistry at University of Pharmacy, Aleppo, Syria
Academic honours, awards and prizes
The Swedish Pharmaceutical Society – Student Conference Grant (May 2019)
European Educational programme in Epidemiology (Jun 2016)
Harvard School of Public Health-Student Master Grant (September 2012)