Assistant professor

Dr. Fathi Fayeq Salameh

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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. Fathi Fayeq Salameh

Dr. Fathi is a skilled and experienced Hospital Management Assistant Professor with expertise in teaching, academic accreditation, managerial abilities, and research skills. His accomplishments include participation in accreditation efforts in healthcare education, extensive knowledge of UAE healthcare regulations & matching between theory and practice since he worked earlier as a managing director in a hospital.

Short Bio

Dr. Fathi received his Ph.D. in Hospital Management from the University of Wales in the United Kingdom, MA in the same specialization from the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom, and BA degree in Management from An-Najah National University in Palestine. He gained a “Teacher Certificate in Adult Education” from Park Lane College in Leeds- UK.

Dr. Fathi has the privilege to put theory into practice as he worked as a Managing Director for a hospital. He also worked as a private trainer in self-development for 2 years in the UK. He worked as a lecturer and head of the Healthcare Administration Department in AL- Ghad International Colleges for Health Sciences- Najran Branch- KSA. During his work in the noted college, he was involved in membership of several committees since he served as Chairman for Program Development Committee and Curriculum Description Committee in Health Care Administration Department. He also worked as Assistant Professor for Al Falah University (Business Administration College- Health Management Department)- Dubai- UAE. Currently, he is working as Assistant Professor for Liwa College- Heath Management Department- Abu Dhabi- UAE.

Dr. Fathi published articles in several scientific journals & conferences:

  • Exploring Healthcare Services Quality Using Social Media Data: Evidence From the UAE.
  • M-Health Applications Use Amongst Mobile Users in Dubai- UAE.
  • ExploratoryStudy of Smart Healthcare Services (e-Health & m-Health Applications) in the UAE- Exploring Related Literature & Websites Contents.
  • Interactive Media in Non-Profit Organizations.
  • Effective Team Communication: Palestinian Example.
  • Physician Involvement in Management in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Core Qualifications

  • Deep understanding of the healthcare setting and regulations in the United Arab Emirates.
  • Expertise in research methodology especially in qualitative approach.
  • Thorough knowledge of curriculum development, evaluation, and improving healthcare education programs.
  • Passion for and expert in teaching Hospital & Health Management courses, focuses on professionalism, high standard of academic expertise, and managerial and leadership skills.
  • Delivering diverse major & core courses in Health Management (HCM & HIM) provides me with a solid foundation and confidence in delivering these courses.
  • Delivering workshops and seminars in “Human Development” in different aspects and for different professional groups, especially for healthcare professionals.
  • Has various administrative skills, including serving as a hospital managing director, head of an academic department, and a committee member in different academic committees and councils in different institutions in different countries.
  • Experienced in managing and leading human resources and related activities, with effective interpersonal skills, psychological, enthusiastic, and empathetic sympathy.
  • Due to diverse social foundations, learning styles, scholarly capacities, interruptions, I am fully trained to be patient in dealing with such situations to maintain an effective and friendly educational atmosphere.
  • Experienced in building and leading effective teams.
  • High standard of self-management & time management.
  • Skilled in overseeing operational aspects of healthcare facilities.
  • Capable of creating and managing effective relationships with customers/patients, and students. The ability to motivate my students & audience.
  • Competency to participate in multidisciplinary research projects and collaborate effectively with teams.
  • Skilled at developing plans and implementing organizational development reforms.
  • Reviewing and creating policies, procedures, standards, and job descriptions for all healthcare professionals.
  • Able to participate in comprehensive self-study reports for healthcare program accreditation.
  • Demonstrates solid commitment to fostering academic excellence in healthcare education and accreditation.
  • Able to compose full curriculum and study plans for healthcare new suggested courses.
  • Capability of employing reasoning and problem solving in making effective decisions.
  • Coping with working under pressure and managing stress in the workplace, without affecting the quality of my performance.
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team.
  • I consider myself as an open-minded person to any fact or improvements produced by others and can easily apply these facts in favor of my work.


  • Doctor of Philosophy in Hospital Management. Thesis title: "Management Issues Affecting Allocation of Time and Time Management of Hospital Managers in the West Bank". University of Wales- Wales (Aberystwyth)- United Kingdom, 1997 To 2001
  • MA in Hospital Management. Thesis Title: "Potential Conflict in Hospitals: Looking at the Medical Professionals-Managers Interface." University of Leeds- United Kingdom, 1993 To 1994.
  • BA in Management. An-Najah National University- Palestine, 1979 To 1983
  • Teacher Certificate in Adult Education. , Park Lane College, Leeds- United Kingdom, 1997 To 1997.
  • Ministry of Education; United Arab Emirates; May 2020. Equivalency Certificate for Ph.D. Degree in Hospital Management.
  • Ministry of Higher Education; Palestine; May 2017. Equivalency Certificate for Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Hospital Management.


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