Hani Osama Mowafi MD, MPH

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's current research includes evaluation of health data from network of trauma hospitals operating inside war-affected Syria; modeling the household income effects of road traffic injury in rural Uganda; evaluating the performance of chief complaint as a descriptive indicator of emergency care in low-resource settings globally.

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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