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PERSONAL DATA

Name:              Mona Mohamed Abdul-Hafeez Soliman

Date of Birth:   July 8, 1970

Nationality:      Saudi

Marital Status;  Married with 4 children

Address:                      P.O. Box 2925

                                    Department of Physiology (29)

                                    College of Medicine

                                    King Khalid University Hospital

                                    Riyadh 11461

                                    Saudi Arabia

                                    Tel:      (9661) 4671047

                                    Fax:     (9661) 4672561

                                    E-mail: msoliman@ksu.edu.sa

Specialty:                     Cardiovascular Physiology

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 PhD in Cardiovascular Physiology

Department of Physiology                               (2007)

            College of Medicine

            King Saud University

Title: Mechanism(s) Of Cardiac Myocyte Protection against Contractile Dysfunction Following Hemorrhagic Shock and the Involvement of Neutrophils in the Pathogenesis of Post-Resuscitation Injury

           

  • Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Department of Physiology                               (2003)

            College of Medicine

            King Saud University

            Title: The effects of cardiac Na+- H+ exchange blockade on myocardial contractile function in  the rat

           

  • M.B.B.S.                     

College of Medicine                            (1995)

            King Saud University

            Grade: Very Good (3.85/5.00)

 

  • Diploma in Medical Education (Dipl. Med. Ed)

Center of Medical Education

University of Dundee

2006

 

  • Certificate in Medical Education (Crt. Med. Ed)

Center of Medical Education

University of Dundee

(2005)

 

Academic Appointments

Ø  1995                            Resident & Teaching Assistant

                                    Department of Physiology

                                    College of Medicine

                                    King Khalid University Hospital

                                    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ø  Social activity coordinator for the female section college of medicine year 2003-2004

Ø  July 2005         Registrar

Department of Physiology

                                    College of Medicine

                                    King Khalid University Hospital

                                    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • December 2008           Assistant Professor

Department of Physiology

                                    College of Medicine

                                    King Khalid University Hospital

                                    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

 

HONOURS

·         Selected as the Best Resident in the Physiology Department for the year 2000.

MEMBERSHIP

Ø  Member of the Saudi Heart Association 2004 till present

Ø  Member of the American Heart Association and the  American Stroke Association 2006 till present

Publications

  • Soliman M., Raymond R: Effects of cardiac Na-H exchange blockade on myocardial contractile function during hemorrhagic shock. J Saudi Heart Association, Vol.17, No. 1, 2005.
  • Soliman M.:Pacing the heart: is it a must in studying myocardial contractile function in isolated hearts perfused using the Langendorff system. . J Saudi Heart Association, Vol. 18, No. 1&2, January/May 2006.

MEETINGS AND COURSES ATTENDED

2000

  • Principles of Epidemiology and Biostatistics course (22 January- 4 March 2000), Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

2002

  • Intensive Course on: 1) Planning and performing a research study 2) Writing and presenting a scientific paper

            on 3 January 2002, College of Medicine, King Khalid            University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (accredited by he Saudi Council for Health Specialities-3 CME hours).

  • The 13th scientific session of the Saudi Heart Association, (22-24 January 2002), Riyadh Intercontinental Hotel, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

2003

  • Second Intensive Course on: 1) Planning and performing a research study 2) Writing and presenting a scientific paper

            on 9 January 2003, College of Medicine, King Khalid            University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (accredited by the Saudi Council for Health Specialties).

  • Clinical research coordinator course on 17- 28 May 2003, the Research Center, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • Course on power point on 7 June 2003, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • Course on searching literature using internet on 10 June 2003, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • Skills on instructional methods workshop on 5 October 2003, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • Assessment workshop on 7 October 2003, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • The first King Saud University workshop on medical education on 14-16 October 2003, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • Uses of computers in medical education on 28 December 2003, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

2004

  • The 15th scientific session of Saudi heart association on 6-8 January 2004, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
  • The first scientific conference on the march of medical education in Saudi Arabia on 23-24 March 2004,  College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • International visitors workshop: A primer on the Maastricht Approach to medical education on November 25/26 2004 in Maastricht, The Netherlands.
  • Principles and practice in conducting clinical research symposium on 18- 19 December 2004, the Research Center, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • 6th Epidemiology and Biostatistics Course on 26-29 December 2004,  College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

 

2005

  • Clinical skills training workshop on 28 February 2005, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • The fifth Intensive course on clinical research methodology on 29 December 2005, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.\
  • The 16th scientific session of Saudi heart association on 31 January 2005, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

 

2006

  • The 17th scientific session of Saudi heart association on 31 January to 2 February 2006, Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia.
  • Problem based learning workshop on 13-14 February 2006, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Internal Medicine update on 7-9 March 2006, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • The 3rd annual symposium on Acute Coronary Syndrome on 15 & 16 March 2006, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Workshop on the effectiveness of the post graduate programmes for Saudi ladies (for ladies only) on 10 May 2006, Center for scientific and medical studies for ladies, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

 

2007

  • The 18th scientific session of Saudi heart association 2007, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • The 4th annual symposium on Acute Coronary Syndrome on 25 & 26 April 2007, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Prevention and management of heart disease and its risk factors in family medicine settings on the 26th-29th November 2007, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

 

2008

  • The 19th scientific session of Saudi Heart Association (February 11-14 2008), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (speaker)
    • Paper presented: " In Vitro And In Vivo Resuscitation With Adenosine Retains Cardiomyocyte Structure And Function Following Hemorrhagic Shock In Rats"
      • Soliman MM, MBBS, MSc, PhD (1),Gray GA (2), Arafah MR (3) and Al-Tuwaijri AS (1) 

1. Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Saud University

2. Centre for Cardiovascular Science, University of Edinburgh, Queens Medical Research Institute, Edinburgh, UK.

3. Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, King Saud University

 

  • The 2nd Annual Workshop on Research Methodology, on March 2-3 2008, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

 

  •  The First Saudi International Conference On Medical Education on 27-30 April 2008, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (speaker).
    • Paper presented: "Mentoring and student support"
      • Dr. Mona Soliman, MBBS,MSc, PhD, Diploma Med Ed

Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Saud University 

Research Training

  • Perfusion of isolated hearts on the Langendorff System at the College of Medicine, University of Edinburgh , March 2006
  • Ischemia-reperfusion technique of the isolated hearts at the College of Medicine, University of Edinburgh , March 2006
  • Hemorrhage Experimental Model, Prof. Richard Raymond, College of Medicine, Department of Physiology, (1999-2001)

Research Grants

  • King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology. “The effects of cardiac Na+-H+ exchange blockade on myocardial contractile function during hemorrhagic shock”(2000). Postgraduate Grant.
  • Grant from the College of Higher Education for the thesis research (2000).
  • King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology. “Mechanism(s) of cardiac myocyte protection against contractile dysfunction following hemorrhagic shock and the involvement of neutrophils in the pathogenesis of post-resuscitation injury” (2006). Postgraduate Grant.
  • Grant from the College of Medicine Research Center for the PhD thesis research (2006).
  • Grant from the College of Medicine Research Center, 2008. "The effect of dimethyl amiloride on protecting the heart against contractile dysfunction following resuscitation from hemorrhagic shock in rats"

 

Presentations

  • Abstract presentation at the 19th scientific session of Saudi heart association (February 11-14 2008), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • The First Saudi International Conference On Medical Education on 27-30 April 2008, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (speaker).
    • Paper presented: "Mentoring and student support"

Undergraduate teaching

  • 2000-2007

Practical lectures

  • 2008
    1. CVS for dental students (211)
    2. CVS for pharmacology students (282)
    3. Renal System for pharmacology students (283)

Seminars Given

Presented the following Seminars and Journal club activities in the Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital.

1.      Recent advances in physiology of cholystokinin.  1999

2.      Neural circuits in dreams and sleeping.                              1999

3.      Recent advances in the physiology of glutamine.  1999

4.      Autoregulation of renal blood flow.                                              1999

5.      Journal club: Effects of nitric oxide donor,                       1999

glyceryl trinitrate, on human gall bladder motility

6.      Journal club: Successful ventricular defibrillation 2000

by the selective sodium- hydrogen exchanger

isoform-1 inhibitor, cariporide

7.      Journal club: Na+/H+ exchange inhibition with                  2001

HOE642 improves postischemic recovery due to

attenuation of Ca+2 overload and prolonged

acidosis on reperfusion

8.      Journal club: Changes in intracellular Na+ and pH 2002

in rat heart during ischemia: role of Na+/ H+ exchanger

9.      The unique physiology of hand dynamics                         2004

10.  Bernoulli’s Principle & its’ applications                 2004

11.  Inflammatory markers in cardiovascular disease   2004

12.  Acute Coronary Syndrome and

Haemostatic System                                                                 2005

13.  Disorders of Temperature Regulation                                2005

 

Special Interest

Ø  Special interest in the medical education

Ø  Attended several workshops and meetings in the medical education center in the College of medicine, King Saud University