Curriculum vitae

Personal data:
Name                    : Dr. Sarah Suliman Alsubaie
Nationality           : Saudi
Marital status     : married (with 2 kids)
Address            : Department of pediatrics (39)
                        College of medicine
                        King Saud University
                        King Khalid University Hospital
                        P.O. Box 2925, Riyadh 11461
Contact numbers:  Telephone   96614672518
                                 Fax             96614679463
Current position: -Assistant professor of pediatrics
                                    Consultant pediatrics infectious diseases, infection control and hospital epidemiology
                                    College of medicine, King Saud University
                                    King Khalid University Hospital
                                    Department of pediatrics
                                  -Consultant pediatric infection control
                                    Infection control department
                                    King Khalid University Hospital
Education and training:
- College of medicine, King Saud University 1994, Grade B (4/5, very good)
- Residency training program for Saudi board, Arab board and King Saud fellowship in general pediatrics, King Khalid University Hospital 1995- 1999  
- Pediatric specialist in emergency department at Riyadh military hospital, November 1999- August 2000
- Fellow in pediatric infectious diseases at King Fahad National Guard Hospital in Riyadh, October 2000-      October 2002
- Senior registrar in pediatric infectious diseases at King Khalid University Hospital, January 2003 – June 2004
- Fellow in infection control and prevention at Calgary health region and University of Calgary, Canada,    September 2004- April 2006
Academic Qualification:
1) MBBS                                                            1994
2) Saudi board of Pediatrics                                27/4/1999
3) Arab board of Pediatrics                                 14/3/1999
4) King Saud Fellowship of Pediatrics                 10/4/1999
5) Fellowship of Pediatric infectious diseases       1/10/2002
6) Fellowship of infection prevention and control and
hospital epidemiology from University
Of Calgary, Canada                                         15/4/2006 
 Administrative experience:

  • Program director at King Khalid University Hospital for the combined pediatric infectious diseases fellowship program of the Saudi council for health specialities 2006 –to date

  • Member in pediatric infectious diseases fellowship exam committee, Saudi council for  health specialties  2007 – to date

  • Academic counselor for final year female medical students, College of medicine,  King Saud University   2007 – to date

  • Member in infection prevention and control committee, King Khalid University Hospital             2004 –to date

  • Member in undergraduate teaching program committee, Department of Pediatrics                       2006 – to date

  • Member in pharmacy and therapeutics committee, King Khalid University Hospital                    2007 – to date

  • Member in academic counseling committee, College of Medicine, King Saud University            2007 – to date 

  • Member in call and guidance committee, King Khalid University Hospital                                   2007 – to date

  • Member in undergraduate exam committee, Department of Pediatrics                                        2008- to date

  • Head, 11-B pediatric                    2006-2007

  • Research and Publication:
     Areas of interest:
    - Methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus(MRSA): acquisition, transmission, prevention and treatment
    - Hand hygiene: promotion and compliance
    - Isolation practice: Standard and transmission based.
     1)Alsubaie S, Almuneef M, Alshaalan M, Balkhy H, Albanyan E, Alola S,  Alotaibi B, Mamish ZA
    Acute brucellosis in Saudi families: relationship between brucella serology and clinical symptoms.
    Int J Infect Dis. 2005 Jul;9(4):218-24.
    PMID: 15914060 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 
    2)Mamish ZA, Almuneef M, Balkhy HH, Alotaibi B, Algoda S,Abbas M,   Alsubaie S
    Importance of screening household members of acute brucellosis cases in endemic areas.
     Epidemiol Infect. 2004 Jun;132(3):533-40.
    PMID: 15188722 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
    Ongoing research projects:
    1) MRSA decolonization and post decolonization follow up, prospective study with infection prevention and control at Calgary health region, Canada 
    2) osteoarticular infections in pediatric patients, local experience
    3) Herpes simplex encephalitis, early diagnosis.
    Continuing Medical education:
    1) Asian pacific society of infection control conference (APSIC), KL, Malaysia. July 2007
    2) International Federation of infection control conference (IFIC), Istanbul, Tukey, October 13-16, 2005
    3) Community and hospital infection control association of Canada annual conference (CHICA) Winnipeg, May 7-11, 2005
    4) European congress of clinical microbiology and infectious diseases (ECCMID) conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, April 2-5, 2005
    5) DNA/ Protein Basic Techniques and WebInformatics Workshop, University of Calgary, Canada, February 2005
    6) Social marketing course, university of Lethbridge, Canada, June 6-7 2005
    7) Health research methods course, university of Calgary, Canada, April 28-29, 2005
    8) Introduction to clinical research, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, Riyadh, October 22- 23, 2003
    9) Clinical research coordinator course, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center (KFSH&RC) May 17-28, 2003
    10) First annual childhood immunization workshop, KFSH, Riyadh, September 10-11, 2002
    11) International conference on travel medicine, King Fahad National Guard Hospital (KFNGH), Riyadh, April 2002
    12) The association for professionals in infection control and epidemiology (APIC) review course, November 2000
    13) The International Congress of Arab Society of Chemotherapy, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, KFNGH, November 2000
    14) The International Pediatric Symposium, Armed force Hospital, Riyadh, February 2000
    15) Symposium on genetics at bench and bed side, KFSH&RC, October 5-6, 1999

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