Hani Osama Mowafi MD, MPH, FACEP, FAAEM

Research Interests

global health; injury; humanitarian assistance; trauma; injury


Research Summary

Dr Mowafi''s research areas are:

  • Conflict and health in the Middle East and North Africa
  • Assessing burden of injuries and level injury of injury care in limited resource settings
  • Emergency care data systems in low-resource settings


Selected Publications

  • Effectiveness of a Primary Health Care Program on Urban and Rural Community Disaster Preparedness, Islamic Republic of Iran: A Community Intervention Trial Ali Ardalan, MD, PhD, Hani Mowafi, MD, MPH, Hossein Malekafzali Ardakani, MD, MPH, PhD, Farid Abolhasanai, MD, Ali-Mohammad Zanganeh, MD, Hossein Safizadeh, MD, Sirous Salari, MD, MPH, and Vahid Zonoobi, MD, MPH
  • Iran’s Disaster Risk: Now is the Time for Community-based Public Health Preparedness Ali Ardalan, MD, PhD;1,2 Hani Mowa?, MD, MPH;2,3 Frederick M. Burkle, Jr., MD, MPH, DTM2,4,5
  • Research Priorities for Data Collection and Management Within Global Acute and Emergency Care Systems Teri A. Reynolds, MD, MS, PhD, Mark Bisanzo, MD, DTMH, Daniel Dworkis, MD, PhD, Bhakti Hansoti, MBChB, MPH, Ziad Obermeyer, MD, MPhil, Phil Seidenberg, MD, Mark Hauswald, MS, MD, and Hani Mowa?, MD, MPH
  • Ali Ardalan, Hani Mowafi and Frederick M. Burkle Jr., Iran's Disaster Risk: Now is the Time for Community-based Public Health Preparedness, Prehosp Disaster Med, 2013, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1049023X13008820
  • Ardalan A, Mowafi H, Shariati M, Yusefi H, Impacts of Natural Hazards on Primary Health Care Facilities of Iran: A 10-Year Retrospective Survey, PLOS Current Disasters, 2013 June 28, Edition 1
  • Mowafi, H., Conflict, Displacement and Health in the Middle East, Journal of Global Public Health, Vol 6, Issue 5, May 2011
  • Leaning J, Bartels S, Mowafi H. Sexual violence during war and forced migration. In: Martin SF, Tirman J, eds. Women, migration and conflict. Springer Verlag. New York, NY, 2010
  • Mowafi, H. and Spiegel, P., The Iraqi refugee crisis: familiar problems and new challenges, JAMA, 2008, 299(14):1713-1715.
  • Mowafi, H., Nowak, K. and Hein, K., Facing the challenges in human resources for humanitarian health, Prehosp Disaster Med, 2007, 22(5):351-359

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