1-A Summary of the Department Since the Foundation:

The study started at the department since the college of medicine was founded in 1959.It was called the department of public health and preventive medicine. Foreign and Arab lecturers used to teach at the department, then, the qualified pioneer Iraqi lecturers ( Prof. Abdulilah Abdulmawjood and Dr. Nazar Yahya Nazhat ) joined the teaching staff at the department. The focus was on the medical and preventive aspects in the country in general, and in the city of Mosul in particular. The name of the department was changed from the department of family medicine into the department of Family and Community Medicine in 2013, and the family medicine subject was included in the fifth year students syllabus in 2018.

2- Heads of the Department Since the Foundation:

Dr. Abdulilah Abdulmawjood  since the foundation- 1978

Dr. Nazar Yahya Nazhat from  1978-1986

Prof. Dr. Asmaa’ Ahmed Al-Jawadi from  23/ 11/ 1986- 16/ 11/ 1992

Prof. Dr. Ahmed Al-Khafaji from  16/ 11/ 1992- 12/ 11/ 1996

Prof. Dr. Sameem Ahmed Al-Dabbaagh from  12/ 11/ 1996- 27/ 5/ 2003

Prof. Dr. Asmaa’ Ahmed Al-Jawadi from  27/ 5/ 2003- 1/ 2/ 2010

Dr. Zaid Mu’yad Shindala from  1/ 2/ 2010- 1/ 2/ 2012

Dr. Bassaam Abdulmubdi’ Al-Neema from  1/ 2/ 2012- 15/ 2/ 2015

Dr. Anmar Borhan Saeed Al-Dewachi from  1/ 5/ 2016 until now.

3-A Summary of Scientific Activities:

The department made a major leap in establishing postgraduate studies that started in 1987. The beginning was the initiating of MSc studies. In 1991, the diploma studies in medical professions were launched which became a high diploma in 2003. Then, the doctorate studies started in 1993, and the fellowship of Iraqi Board of Medical Specialties in family medicine was included in 2000. In 2011, high diploma studies in family medicine were launched to meet the urgent need of the ministry of  health for specialized doctors in family medicine. Later, the studies in medical professions diploma were included in 2018.

Graduate Students:

( 40 ) holding the degree of the Iraqi Board ( family medicine and community medicine ).

( 14 ) holding the degree of the Arab Board ( community medicine ).

( 58 ) holding MSc degree ( community medicine ).

( 80 ) holding diploma in medical professions ( community medicine ).

( 28 ) holding high diploma ( family medicine and community medicine ).

( 16 ) holding doctorate degree ( community medicine ).

Students admitted in 2018- 2019:

( 4 ) Students in the Iraqi Board ( family medicine and community medicine ) + ( 4 )

( 1 ) Student in the MSc studies ( community medicine ).

( 5 ) Students in the high diploma studies ( family medicine and community ).

The researches of these studies involved developing the public health care services in the country. They also covered the evaluation of the effects of the circumstances the country experienced in 1991 concerning malnutrition, spread of communicable diseases, environmental pollution, and other health issues. Moreover, the department played a vital role in launching field activities at the university of Mosul in 1988 which included all the specialties to communicate with the society. The main objective was to provide direct services to the people in the countryside and in the city itself. During the summer co-existence with the common committees, Ninava health association, and Ninava local government, the department provided the society with direct consultative services to improve health services in the city and in the country.

No.

Name

Degree

Academic  Title  

Position

1-

Anmar Borhan Saeed Aldewachi

Board  

Asst. Professor

Head of the department

2-

Zeid Mu’yad Yaseen Shandala

Board

Asst. Professor

Department registrar

3-

Humam Ghanim Ibraheem Zubeir

Doctorate   

Asst. Professor

The dean scientific assistant  

4-

Bassam Abdulmubdi’ Muhammed 

Board

Asst. Professor

 Member

5-

Waleed Ghanim Ahmed 

Doctorate  

Asst. Professor

Member

6-

Muna Muneer Ahmed

MSc

Lecturer

Member

7-

Nuha Hajim Muhammed

Doctorate      

Lecturer

Member

8-

Umeima Abdulrazaaq Ibraheem

Doctorate      

Lecturer  

Member

9-

Nadiya Hazim Muhammed

Doctorate      

Lecturer  

Member

10-

Najla’ Ibraheem Alsamaak

Doctorate      

Lecturer

Member

11-

Ruqaya Adnan Salih

MSc 

Ass. Lecturer

Member

12-

Salaah Ali Mahmood

MSc

Ass. Lecturer

Member

13-

Firas Mahmood Sa’eed

MSc

Ass. Lecturer

Member