Department: Pathobiology and Population Sciences
Clinical Groups: Farm Animal Health
Research Centres: Veterinary Epidemiology, Economics and Public Health
Doaa is interested in policy making regarding antimicrobial usage in veterinary practice in UK to decrease risk of transmission of antimicrobial resistant bacteria to human. She is also interested in evaluation of Avian Influenza surveillance in one of the Asian countries.
Doaa obtained her bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Medicine and Surgery in 2008, from the college of Veterinary medicine in Mansoura University, Egypt. After that, she worked for a veterinary authority in Egypt where she was involved in the Avian Influenza vaccination programme. Also, she was working as a veterinary surgeon in a farm animal’s veterinary hospital in one of the villages in Nile Delta. Then, she moved to UK and later she obtained her MSc degree in Veterinary Epidemiology in 2015 from joint institutions the RVC and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), London University. Consequently, she joined VEEPH as a research assistant.
Vet Compass Project Type: Farm Animal
The aims of this study are to estimate current antimicrobial usage in Farm Veterinary Practice and investigate the intrinsic factors and extrinsic factors associated with farm veterinarian decision-making when prescribing antimicrobials as well as exploring the drivers behind farmers' decision when using antimicrobials.