Program

Time

Duration

Topic

Facilitator

8:00-8:30

minutes

Registration

8:30-8:45

15 minutes

Introduction to research in ophthalmology

Dr. Samar AlSwailem

8:45-9:00

15 minutes

Opening Remarks:

H.E. Dr. Abdulaziz AlRajhi, MD, CEO

King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital

9:00-9:15

15 minutes

What should I know about research requirements before starting a project?

Mr. Abdulrahman AlHommadi

9:15-9:30

15 minutes

What is an IRB and its role in research? Practical tips-Do’s and Don’ts

Dr. Abdallah Adlan

9:30-9:45

15 minutes

Tips to do online literature search-Why is it important?

Dr. Rajiv Khandekar

9:45-9:55

10 minutes

How the  library staff can assist in getting afull text papers

Ms. Nahed AlOthman

9:55-10:10

15 minutes

Panel Discussion

10:10-10:25

Coffee Break

10:25-10:40

15 minutes

How to select a topic, study design and objectives

Dr. Rajiv Khandekar

10:40-10:55

15 minutes

Study Design

Dr. Mohamad AlTannir

10:55-11:10

15 minutes

Basic biostatistics – principles, common tests and their applications

Dr. Abeer Ahmad

11:10-11:25

15 minutes

Useful instructions  on how to collect data  for your project

Dr. Syed Khabir Ahmad

11:25-11:40

15 minutes

Understanding basic steps in data entry.

Dr. Abeer Ahmad

11:40-11:55

15 minutes

Panel Discussion

11:55-13:00

Lunch Break

13:00-13:15

15 minutes

Clinical trials: design, registration and monitoring

Dr Mohammad Hassan

13:15-13:30

15 minutes

Ethical Aspects of Genetic Research

Dr. Amani AlBakri

13:30-13:45

15 minutes

How is data analyzed? Basic principles

Dr. Rajiv Khandekar

13:45-14:00

15 minutes

Pearls on preparing an effective presentation

Dr. Diego Strianese

14:00-14:30

30 minutes

Tips on writing your paper-process, do’s and don’ts!

Dr. Syed Khabir Ahmad

14:30-14:45

15 minutes

Research pathway for idea to publication

Dr. Mohamad AlTannir

14:45-15:00

15 minutes

How do I choose a journal and understand the peer review process

Dr. Rajiv Khandekar

15:00-15:15

15 minutes

Panel Discussion

 

15:15-15:30

15 minutes

Summary and conclusion

Dr. Samar AlSwailem

 

 Faculty-Organizer

 

GUEST SPEAKERS:                                                   KKESH FACULTY SPEAKERS:

Abdallah Adlan, MD

Head, Biomedical Ethics – King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, Ministry of National Guard- Health Affairs

Consultant, National Committee for Bio and Med Ethics

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Bioethics, College of Public Health and Health Informatics, KSAU-HS

Chairman, Institutional Review Board, MNG-HA

 

 

Mohamad AlTannir, DMD, MPH

Consultant and Chairperson of Research Monitoring Dept., King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, KSA

Acting Section Head, Business and Research Development Strategic Section, Research Center, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, KSA

 

 

Mohammad Hassan Rajab, PhD, MPH, MSc

Chairman, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology

​Director, Public Health Program

Co-Director, MBA - Health Management Track - Program

Chairman, Institutional Review Board (IRB)

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University

Samar AlSwailem, MD

Associate Director of Research Department

Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist

King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital

 

 

Rajiv Khandekar, MD

Chief of Ophthalmic Epidemiology and Low Vision Services

Research Department

King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital

 

 

Amani AlBakri, MD

Chair of Pediatric Ophthalmology Div.

Medical Staff Department

King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital

 

 

Diego Strianese, MD

Director of Continuous Medical Education Department

Head Orbital Unit

King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital

 

 

 

Syed Khabir Ahmad, MD

Acting IRB Manager

Senior Epidemiologist

Research Department

King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital

 

 

Abdulrahman AlHommadi

Clinical Research Manager

Research Department

King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital

 

 

Nahed AlOthman

Medical Library Manager

Research Department

King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital

 

 

Abeer Ahmad, PhD

Epidemiologist/Biostatistician

Research Department

King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital

 

 

 

 

             SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM COMMITTEE:                                                                                  DESIGN AND PUBLICATION SERVICES:

Abdulaziz AlRajhi, MD

Chief Executive Officer

King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital

 

Deepak Edward, MD

Chief of Research and Training Officer

King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital

Chair:

Samar AlSwailem, MD

Samar AlSwailem, MD

Associate Director of Research Department

Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist

King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital

 

Co-Chair:

Abdulrahman AlHommadi

Clinical Research Manager

Research Department

King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital

 

Administration:

Erlinda A. Esmolada

Administrative Assistant I

Research Department

King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital

 

Mohammed AlWadani

Director of Learning and Development Department

King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital

 

Ghada AlEnzi

Clinical Instructor

Learning and Development Department

King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital

 

PRODUCTION UNIT:

 

Saud AlZahrani

Manager, Media Services

Ali AlKahtani, Producer

Majed AlWadaani, Asst. Producer

Wenefredo Prado, Asst. Producer

King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital

 

EVENTS MANAGEMENT:

Ahmed AlEid

Events Management Manager

King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital