Departments & Organizations
GHIEM Faculty & Fellows
Middle East Studies
Dr. Mowafi's interests are in developing the science and practice of emergency care with a special emphasis on low- and middle-income countries where the burden of emergency conditions is greatest and there is an unmet need for emergency services. His public health interests include defining characteristics of global emergency care systems; evaluating the burden of injury in low- and middle-income countries and addresing health and human security in chronic humanitarian emergencies. He has 15 years of experience in consulting and research in emergency medicine and global public health.
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
|MPH||Harvard School of Public Health (2006)|
|MD||University of Virginia School of Medicine (2002)|
|Internship||Virginia Commonwealth University School of Med., Medical College|
|Residency||Virginia Commonwealth University|
|Board Certification||AB of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine (2006, recertified: 2017)|
Honors & Recognition
FellowAmerican College of Emergency Physicians
FellowAmerican Academy of Emegency Medicine
American College of Emergency Physicians Steering Committee
American College of Emergency Physicians Alternate Councilor
Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Steering Committee 2013 SAEM Consensus Conference "Global Health and Emergency Care: A Research Agenda"
Chief Complaint - Global LMIC Cape Town, South Africa (2015)
Uganda RTA research Masaka, Uganda (2015)
Uganda Chief Complaint Research Nyakibale, Uganda (2015)
AFCEM 2016 Cairo, Egypt (2014)
Syria War Trauma Research Aleppo, Syria; Gaziantep, Turkey (2013)
Clinical Work New Haven, United States (2013)
Global Health and International Emergency Medicine Fellowship London, United Kingdom (2013)
EM research and development in Egypt Cairo, Egypt (2013)
Trauma research Lusaka Zambia Lusaka, Zambia (2012)
Disaster Risk Reduction - Iran Tehran, Iran (2011)