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Panel6: Radiation application status and involvement of women professionals
Dr. Jamila Al Suwaidi
Consultant Medical Physicist_ Clinical Support Affairs at Dubai Hospital.
Dubai Health Authority (DHA)

Dr. Jamila Al Suwaidi has 32 years of experience as a Medical Physicist and is currently a Consultant Medical Physicist in Dubai Health Authority acting as Project Director in managing scientific projects and research related to Radiation Medicine. Furthermore, Dr. Jamila Al Suwaidi is Chair of DHA Radiation Protection Committee the IAEA Project Counterpart. Prior to that Dr. Jamila was the Director of Clinical Support Affairs at Dubai Hospital, DHA.

Dr. Jamila Al Suwaidi has authored a number of scientific papers in the Radiation Safety of Patients. Moreover Dr. Al Suwaidi was presented with several awards over the course of her career such as: Sheikh Rashid Award for Sciences both in 1989 and 1995, Dubai Government Excellence Award Program “Distinctive Female Employee”, IAEA Certificate of Merit “RAS9055 Project on Strengthen Radiation Safety in Medicine”, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences and UAE Pioneers “First Medical Physicist”. Dr. Jamila received the UAE Presidential Award for Scientific Research in 2012.