Hani Osama Mowafi MD, MPH, FACEP, FAAEM

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Biographical Info

Dr. Mowafi has several years of experience in consulting and research in emergency medicine and global public health. His public health interests lay evaluating health and human security in chronic humanitarian emergencies, evaluating the burden of injury in low and middle-income countries and the development of global emergency care.

Dr. Mowafi has extensive experience working as a global health specialist. He has led or participated in projects in Zambia, Libya, Bahrain, Jordan, Haiti, Lebanon, Angola, Ethiopia, and Palestine (West Bank & Gaza). Recently he has served as a health and human rights investigator with Physicians for Human Rights and Amnesty International in Libya and Bahrain to investigate allegations of abuses against health personnel; collaborated with partners in Iran to analyze community public health preparedness for natural disasters; and consulted with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to plan health programs for refugees in Jordan. Dr Mowafi has also partnered with colleagues in Zambia to conduct joint training and research in Emergency care at University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka.

Dr. Mowafi is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Chief of the Section of Global Health and International Emergency Medicine. He also serves as the Director of the GHIEM Fellowship. Dr. Mowafi was trained in Biomedical Engineering at Duke University, has a degree from Medicine from the University of Virginia, a Masters of Public Health in International Health from Harvard University, and a certificate in Humanitarian Studies from the joint program on humanitarian studies at Harvard/MIT/Tufts.

Education & Training

University of Virginia School of Medicine (2002)
Harvard School of Public Health (2006)
Virginia Commonwealth University, Emergency Medicine (2002 - 2005)
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Med., Medical College
Board Certification
Emergency Medicine, Board Certified  (2006)

Honors & Recognition

  • Fellow
    American College of Emergency Physicians 
  • Fellow
    American Academy of Emegency Medicine 

Professional Service

  • International Section, American College of Emergency Physicians
  • ACEP council, American College of Emergency Physicians
  • Society of Academic Emergency Medicine

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