facultydetails | Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA

Chatham University

Biology (MS) Faculty and Staff

Ali Abdulsattar Abdulrahman

Ali Abdulsattar Abdulrahman

aabdulrahman@chatham.edu
Assistant Professor of Human Anatomy
Hometown : Pittsburgh, PA
Joined Chatham : 2011

Academic Areas of Interest

Biology

Personal Areas of Interest

1-Biking. 2-Exercising. 3-Knitting. 4-Gardening. 5-Cooking. 6-Listening to music. 7-Enjoy watching history and food channels.8-Traveling. 9-Hiking.

Biography

Ali Abdulsattar Abdulrahman
Chatham University
Buhl Hall, 226A
Woodland Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Work: 412 365 1218
aabdulrahman@chatham.edu

SPECIALIZATION:
Human anatomy

EXPERIENCE:
  • Trauma/ER Surgeon, Rashied military hospital, Baghdad, Iraq 1981-1984
  • Mobile Medical Unit Surgeon, Iraq 1984-1987.
  • Assistant lecturer of anatomy, Department of Human Anatomy, College of Medicine, Al-Nahrain University, 1990-1998
  • Lecturer of anatomy, Department of Human Anatomy, College of Medicine, Al-Nahrain University, 1998-2006
  • Assistant Professor of anatomy, chairman of the Department of Human Anatomy, College of Medicine, Al-Nahrain University, 2007- 2010
  • Assistant Professor of Biology, Chatham University, Pittsburgh PA 2011-current
Teaching
  • Anatomy for undergraduate medical students as dissector, lecturer and demonstrator.
  • Anatomy for undergraduate students of medical engineering.
  • Elective courses in anatomy and related sciences: applied anatomy, cross sectional and imaging anatomy, research methods in anatomy; for undergraduate medical students.
  • Anatomy, surgical anatomy, cross sectional and imaging anatomy, research methods, histochemistry, anatomy teaching methods and physical anthropology for postgraduate M.Sc. and Ph.D. candidates in anatomy
  • Anatomy for candidates of the Iraqi board for medical studies in the braches of gynecology and obstetrics, radiology and surgical anatomy.
  • Supervision on M.Sc. & Ph.D. thesis of the postgraduate students.
  • Assessment of M.Sc. & ph.D. thesis of the postgraduate students. SUPERVISORS:
    1 Prof. Dr Hani Taha Al Azawi (former Head of Department of Human Anatomy, College of Medicine University, of Baghdad)
    2 Prof. Dr. Mahmood Hayawi Hamash, (former Head of Al-Nahrain University), Department of Human Anatomy, College of Medicine, Al-Nahrain University, Baghdad
    3 Dr. Pat Downey, Dean of Health Sciences. Chatham University, PA
    4 Professor Larry Viehland, Chair of Science Department. Chatham University, Pittsburgh PA, USA
    RESEARCH PREFERENCES:
    histochemistry, ultrahistochemistry

    Education

    • College of Medicine, Basrah University, 1975-1981, Degree awarded: M.B.,Ch.B. Grade. Within 1st quarter
    • College of Medicine, Baghdad University. 1987-1989, Degree awarded: M.Sc. in Anatomy, Histology and Embryology. Grade: very good
    • College of Medicine, Al-Nahrain University, 1999-2002. Degree awarded: PhD. in human anatomy. Grade: Excellent

    Publications

    Certifications

    • Biomedical Human Subjects Research Curriculum: CITI
    • Protecting Human Research Participants: National Institutes of Health (NIH)