Assistant Professor

Dr. Amina Toumi, PhD

Dr. Amina Toumi, PhD
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Liwa College, Saeed Bin Ahmed Al Otaiba Street (Al Najda Street previously), Al Danah, Baniyas Tower B, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Professional Summary

Dr. Amina Toumi, PhD

Dr. Amina Toumi is an assistant Professor at Liwa College, Health Information Management (HIM) Program since 2012. Prior to joining ECT, Dr. Amina worked as Assistant at higher institute of Technological Studies in Tunisia. She has acquired extensive experience and expertise across various domains, including research, teaching, and faculty development.

Short Bio

Dr. Amina Toumi obtained her PhD Thesis in Bio-Engineering from National School of Engineering (Tunisia) with the collaboration of Tokyo University of Medicine (Japan). Prior to this, she received her Master’s degree of Biotechnology and Immunology Applied to the Contagious Diseases from the Faculty of Pharmacy (Tunisia) and her Engineer’s degree in Biological Engineering from the National School of Engineering (Tunisia).
Dr. Amina is involved for developing new Bachelor programs under the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences.

Dr. Amina has a record of publications in prestigious journals and conferences. Her research expertise spans across multiple fields, including biology, microbiology, biotechnology, immunology and genetics.

Core Qualifications

  • Curriculum design and management.
  • National and International Accreditation.
  • Academic Institutions and Strategic Planning.
  • Development of New Programs.
  • Genetic-engineering and biotechnology Research.
  • Students’ project and research Supervision.
  • Training & Development.


  • PhD Thesis in Bio-Engineering at the National School of Engineers (ENIS), Tunisia & Kio University in Tokyo Japan, 2014.
  • Master's degree of Biotechnology and Immunology Applied to the Contagious Diseases at the faculty of pharmacy (Tunisia), 2007.
  • Engineer in Biological Engineering, 2004


  • Toumi, Amina & Najaf, Khakan & Dhiaf, Mohamed Mahjoub & Li, Ng & Kanagasabapathy, Shenba. (2023). The role of Fintech firms’ sustainability during the COVID-19 period. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 30. 1-11. 10.1007/s11356-023-26530-3.
  • El Khoury, Rim & Nasrallah, Nohade & Toumi, Amina. (2022). ESG and performance in public health-care companies: the role of disclosure and director liability. Competitiveness Review: An International Business Journal. 33. 10.1108/CR-12-2021-0174.
  • Toumi, Amina & El Khoury, Rim & Harb, Etienne & Nasrallah, Nohade. (2022). Modelling COVID-19 effect on the performance of MENA Health-care sector. Journal of Modelling in Management. 18. 10.1108/JM2-01-2022-0004.
  • O. Abida, E. Bahloul, N. Elloumi, A. Toumi, Safa Tahri, M. Ben Jmaa, R. Fakhfakh, N. Mahfoudh, H. Turki, H. Masmoudi. Toll-like-Receptor Gene Polymorphisms in Tunisian Endemic Pemphigus Foliaceus. Biomed Res Int. 2020; 2020: 6541761.
  • Mariem Ben Jmaa, Olfa Abida, Emna Bahloul, Amina Toumi, Sana Khlif, Raouia Fakhfakh, Nesrine Elloumi, Khadija Sellami, Abderrahmen Masmoudi,Hamida Turki, Hatem Masmoudi. Role of FOXP3 gene polymorphism in the susceptibility to Tunisian endemic Pemphigus Foliaceus. Immunol Lett. 2017: 105- 11.
  • Toumi A, Abida O, Masmoudi H. Antibodies against Desmoglein 1, Desmoglein 3 and BP180 in Healthy Tunisians Blood Donors with- out Immunopathological Phenotype. J Clin Dermatol Ther (2017) 4: 022.
  • Amina Toumi, K. Chaabouni, O. Abida, H. Turki, F. Ayedi, H. Masmoudi. (2016) «Elevated Prolactin levels in Patients with Pemphigus Foliaceus: Associations with disease onset? ». Clinical Journal of Dermatology and Therapy. Volume 3 • Issue 1 • 100017
  • Toumi A, Abida O, Ben-Ayed M, Masmoudi A, Turki H, Masmoudi H. (2015) Is there any relationship between polymorphism of Heat Shock Protein 70 genes and Pemphigus foliaceus?, Immunol Lett. 2015 Apr;164(2):94-9.
  • Amina Toumi, MA. Saleh, J. Yamagami, O. Abida, M. Kallel, A. Masmoudi, S. Makni, H. Turki, T. Hachiya, K. Kuroda, JR. Stanley, H. Masmoudi, M. Amagai. (2013), « Autoimmune reactivity against precursor form of desmoglein 1 in healthy Tunisians in the area of endemic pemphigus foliaceus », Journal of Dermatological Science.
  • Amina Toumi, O. Abida, M. Ben Ayed, A. Masmoudi, H. Turki, H. Masmoudi. (2013) « Cytokine Gene Polymorphisms in Tunisian Endemic Pemphigus Foliaceus: A Possible Role of IL-4 variants ». Human Immunology 74 658–665.

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