Associate professor

Dr. Samah Anwar Shalaby

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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. Samah Anwar Shalaby, PhD

Dr. Samah Shalaby is an associate professor Emergency Medical Care at faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, with more than 25 years of experience in both Academic and Clinical practice of Critical Care and Emergency. She has acquired extensive experience and expertise across various domains, including teaching, leadership, curriculum development, faculty development and community services. Throughout her career, she has assumed diverse roles such as Interim dean of technical institute, Assistant vice dean of postgraduate studies & research, Executive member of Quality Assurance & Accreditation unit, Research Committee head of the business department, Critical Care Journal club as well as students Research club, and Internship program coordinator.

Short Bio

Dr. Samah is a Postdoctoral Fellow in Critical Care and Emergency Nursing, who has completed her Doctoral studies in Critical Care and Emergency Nursing from Faculty of Nursing, Alexandria University, Egypt in 2011. She has academic experience in health sciences colleges, universities, and higher educational institutes including Faculty of Nursing, Alexandria University, Egypt; College of nursing, Sultan Qaboos University (SQU)- Oman; and College of nursing- King Saud Bin Abdul-Aziz University for Health sciences, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
She is also a certified Instructor of various life support courses such as Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) and Health Information System (HIS). She has several years of excellent experience in the field of Critical Care and Emergency Nursing.
Dr. Samah also holds the position of dean at technical nursing institute, Alexandria University, Egypt, and Assistant Vice dean of Postgraduate studies & research at Faculty of Nursing, Alexandria university.
Dr. Samah has publications in highly reputed journals and conferences. Her research expertise extends through numerous domains, including Innovative teaching strategies, Simulation based learning, Critically Ill Patients’ safety, Quality Care and Care bundles in the ICU. Moreover, her google scholar citations reached 284. She received a Certificate of appreciation for international publications, from Alexandria university, Egypt, 2022.

Core Qualifications

  • Teaching and learning strategies.
  • Researcher.
  • Students’ research projects supervisor.
  • Programs evaluations and reports.
  • Curriculum design and management.
  • Team leading and committee management.
  • Health Information System (HIS) certified trainer.
  • Health care providers in-service trainer.


  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Critical Care and Emergency Nursing. Alexandria University
  • Doctor of Philosophy: Critical Care and Emergency Nursing. Alexandria University, 2011
  • Master’s degree: Critical Care and Emergency Nursing. Alexandria University, 2004
  • Bachelor’s degree: Science in Nursing. Alexandria University, 1995


  • Hussein, A., Taha, E., Shalaby, S., & EL-Liethey, N. (2023). Validating Mentorship in Nursing Education: An Egyptian Perspective. In Mentoring in Nursing through Narrative Stories Across the World (pp. 479-486). Springer International Publishing. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-031-25204-4_65
  • Shalaby, S., Zarea, A., Beshay, B., & Nicola, A. (2023). Outcomes of Implementing a Care Bundle for the Early Management of Patients with Acute Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding. Alexandria Scientific Nursing Journal, 25(1), 126-138. https://asalexu.journals.ekb.eg/article_300020.html
  • Ahmed, F., & Shalaby, S. (2022). Exploring empathy and self-efficacy in communication skills among nursing students: A cross-sectional study at two universities in the MENA region. International Journal of Africa Nursing Sciences, 17, 100503. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijans.2022.100503
  • Sharour, L., Al Sabei, S., Al Harrasi, M., Anwar, S., Salameh, A., & Al Qadire, M. (2022). Quality of oncology nursing care as perceived by patients with cancer: Results from three Arab Countries. Cancer Nursing, 45(2), E545-E551. https://journals.lww.com/cancernursingonline/Abstract/2022/03000/Quality_of_Oncology_Nursing_Care_as_Perceived_by.34.aspx
  • Morsy, A., Darwish, H., & Shalaby, S. (2021). Effect of Computer Mediated Instruction Technique on Knowledge and Practice of Critical Care Nursing Students. Egyptian Journal of Health Care, 12(2), 1073-1085. https://ejhc.journals.ekb.eg/article_174743.html
  • Baraka, A., & Shalaby, S. (2021). Effect of training sessions about Full Outline of Un-Responsiveness scale compared to Glasgow Coma Scale on nurses’ performance, perception and its reliability. Egyptian Journal of Health Care, 12(1), 54-72. 10.21608/EJHC.2021.135122
  • Sharour, L., Al Sabei, S., Al Harrasi, M., Anwar, S., & Salameh, A. B. (2021). Translation and validation of the Arabic version of the quality of oncology nursing care scale (QONCS): Psychometric testing in three Arabic countries. Journal of Healthcare Quality Research, 36(1), 34-41. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhqr.2020.07.004
  • Al Omari, O., Al Sabei, S., Al Rawajfah, O., Abu Sharour, L., Aljohani, K., Anwar, S., ... & Alhalaiqa, F. (2020). Prevalence and predictors of depression, anxiety, and stress among youth at the time of COVID-19: an online cross-sectional multi-country study. Depression research and treatment, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/8887727
  • Shalaby, S., & Hassan, E. (2019). Outcome of implementing structured SWOT analysis as a post-clinical debriefing strategy among nursing students. IOSR Journal of Nursing and Health Science, 8(3), 41-48. http://www.iosrjournals.org/iosr-jnhs/papers/vol8-issue3/Series-8/F0803084148.pdf
  • Shalaby, S., Reda, N., & Emam, N. (2019). Full Outline of Un-Responsiveness Scale (FOUR) Versus Modified Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) in Predicting Discharge Outcomes of Altered Consciousness Patients, (January). American Journal of Nursing Research, 7(1), 79-86. http://pubs.sciepub.com/ajnr/7/1/11/index.html
  • Shalaby, S., & Aljezani, A. (2018). Exploring the relationship between perceived educational environment and academic achievement among critical care nursing students. Clin Nurs Stud, 7(1), 1. https://doi.org/10.5430/cns.v7n1p1
  • Shalaby, S., Janbi, N., Mohammed, K., & Al-harthi, K. (2018). Assessing the caring behaviors of critical care nurses. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 8(10), 77-85. https://doi.org/10.5430/jnep.v8n10p77
  • Shalaby, S., Seweid, M., & El-soussi, A. (2018). Critically ill patient safety in nursing education: Students’ practices and perception. International Journal of Healthcare, 4(2), 1-9. https://doi.org/10.5430/ijh.v4n2p1
  • Shalaby, S., & AlDilh, S. (2015). Exploring the relationship between perceived stress and academic achievement among critical care nursing students. Athens Journal of Health, 2(4), 283-296. http://www.athensjournals.gr/health/2015-2-4-4-Shalaby.pdf
  • Othman, S., & Shalaby, S. (2014). Stress among nurses working in the intensive care environment: a study in two different Egyptian Governorates. Zagazig Nurs J, 10(2).
  • Ahmed, I., & Shalaby, S. (2014). Understanding the Importance of Preserving Patient’s Dignity in Nursing Care Between Nurses at Acute Hospital Settings. Journal of American Science, 10(1s). http://www.jofamericanscience.org/journals/am-sci/am1001s/016_24867am1001s14_102_111.pdf
  • Attia, A., Shalaby, S., Azmy, S., & Etman, W. (2004). Perioperative Predictors of Success or Failure with Early Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation following Open Cardiac Surgery. The New Egyptian Journal of Medicine, 30(5).

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