About

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Pre-Medicine Bridge Program

Khalifa University is planning to offer a range of degrees within its College of Medicine and Health Sciences. It has already established a postgraduate Doctor of Medicine (MD) program, as well as a Pre-Medicine Bridge program  to prepare students for the MD program.

About the Pre-Medicine Bridge Program
Minimum Entry Requirements

Entry into the Pre-Medicine Bridge program at Khalifa University will be based on the student’s performance at an interview and:

  • Program offered to UAE Nationals only
  • Completion of an undergraduate degree with prerequisite science, math or engineering content, achieving a minimum GPA of 3.0 from a preeminent institution of higher education.
  • IELTS score of 6.5 (or equivalent)
  • A personal statement.
  • A recent copy of the applicant’s curriculum vitae.
  • Three letters of support from professional and personal references. At least one reference must be from a faculty member from the candidate’s conferring university.


Scholarships

This program offers scholarships to all students to support graduate studies in medicine. Students who receive a Khalifa University (KU) MED Scholarship will be registered in the Pre-Medicine Bridge program. Please note that scholarship benefits are subject to change.

KU MED Scholarship for UAE Nationals
  • A monthly stipend of AED28,000.
  • Full tuition to be paid by Khalifa University.
  • Support to attend educational events locally and internationally.
  • Housing in university accommodations at no cost, subject to availability.
  • Textbooks are provided by the university.
KU MED Scholarship for International Students
  • Full tuition to be paid by Khalifa University.
  • Support to attend educational events locally and internationally.
  • Housing in university accommodations at no cost, subject to availability.
  • Textbooks are provided by the university.


Admissions

Admissions to the PMB Fall 2022 Program are open until 31 May 2022.

HOW TO APPLY

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Philip Llewellyn CCUS R&D Program Manager at TOTAL
Ismail Alkhatib Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Dr. Lourdes Vega Professot, Director of RICH & Acting Senior Director of Petroleum Institute
Talal Al Hajri PhD and Master Students
Samar Al Jitan Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Ahmad Majid Salem Graduate Student, PHD
Dalal Almansoori Graduate Student, M.SC ESMA
Ahmed Yusuf Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Xuan Li Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Lina Jarrar Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Ahmed Taha Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Ahmed Khalil Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Yu Ting Li Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Hongyu Zhao Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Khizar Hayat Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Nada Abuelnoor Graduate Student, M.SC CHEG
Javad Iskandarov Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Farah Abuhantash Graduate Student, M.SC CHEG
Ali Alnajjar Graduate Student, M.SC CHEG
Dr. Dimitrios Kyritsis Professor & Department Chair, Mechanical Engineering
Dr. Ali Almansoori Professor & Associate Provost for Education
Seba AlAreeqi PhD and Master Students
Dr. Martin Jagger Manager , Business &Market Intelligence, Executive Office
Prof. Joan Ramon Morante Director of Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC), University of Barcelona, Spain
Prof. Paitoon (P.T.) Tontiwachwuthikul Director Clean Energy Technologies Research Institute (CERTi), University of Regina, Canada.
Husam AlAraj PhD and Master Students

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Dr. Steven Griffiths Senior Vice President, Research and Development
Thomas Lodge General Manager of Commercial Engines Marketing, GE Aviation
Patrick Natali General Delegate, Middle East, Safran
Stéphane Morin Manager of Experimental R&D, Research Centre Division, ADNOC Refining
Dr. Roman Breuer Managing Director, BAUER Resources
Adrian Gane Director Sustainability & International Affairs, Etihad Airways
Linden Coppell BOARD MEMBERS
Dr. Alejandro Rios Galvan Director, Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium; Chief Research Scientist
Dr. William Lyons Director of Global Technology, Boeing Research & Technology (BR&T), The Boeing Company

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Dr. Wesley Cantwell Professor, Associate Dean for Research, & Director of ARIC
Sumaya Altamimi Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Selwa Boularaoui Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Ali Alagha Graduate Student, M.SC MEEN
Edgar Mejia Graduate Student, M.SC MEEN
Mohamad Khalil Graduate Student, M.SC MEEN
Ahmed Khalil Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Nada Baobaid Graduate Student, M.SC MEEN
Dr. Rashid K. Abu Al-Rub Professor & Director of ADAM Center
Prof. Christopher Tuck Faculty Associate Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research & Knowledge Exchange, Professor of Materials Engineering, Centre for Additive Manufacturing (CfAM) University of Nottingham, UK
Prof. Meng Jen Tan Director of the HP-NTU Digital Manufacturing Corporate Lab Nanyang Tech. University, Singapore
Prof. Nicholas X. Fang Professor of Mechanical Engineering MIT, USA
Mr. Ahmad Rajei Senior Manager Design, Production, Project and Innovation, Etihad Engineering, UAE
Dr. Mohsen Seifi Director, Global Additive Manufacturing Programs, ASTM INTERNATIONAL, USA
Dr. TieJun (TJ) Zhang Professor & Acting Associate Dean of Graduate Studies
Dr. Wael Zaki Professor & Associate Chair for Undergraduate Programs
Dr. Firas Jarrar Assistant Professor & Manager, Yahsat Space Lab (YSL)
Dr. Abdelqader Abusafieh Head of Technology, Strata, Mubadala, UAE

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Dr. Sean Shan Min Swei Professor of Practice, Director of KUSTIC, & Acting Chair of Aerospace Engineering
Islam Mohamed Zaid MSc Student
Omar Yasser Abass MSc Student
Mubarak Yakubu PhD Student
Adham Alkhaja PhD Student
Dr. Yahya Zweiri Associate Professor & Associate Chair
Dr. Wesley Cantwell Professor, Associate Dean for Research, & Director of ARIC
Mariam Al Dhaheri PhD Student
Yusra Alkendi PhD Student
Burhani Burhani PhD Student
Zawar Haider PhD Student
Xiaoqian Huang PhD Student
Tayyab Khan PhD Student
Rafath Abdul Nasar PhD Student
Afaf Sharifi Administrative Assistant

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Dr. Mahmoud Al Qutayri Professor & Associate Provost for Academic Operations
Prof. Mohamed Ismail Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Wayne State University, Michigan, USA
Dr. Baker Mohammad Professor & Director of SoCL
Dr. Thanos Stouraitis Professor & Department Chair, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Prof. Atila Alvandpour Head, Division of Integrated Circuits and Systems, Linköping University, Sweden
Muayad Abujabal MSc student
Prof. Said Alsarawi Associate Director, The Centre for High Performance Integrated Technologies and Systems, University od Adelaide, Australia
Dr. Hamad A. Almarzooqi Senior Expert, Mohamed Bin Rashed Space Center, UAE
Dr. Peter Gillen VP of Engineering, Synopsys Inc, Ireland
Eng. Naser A. Bin Hammad Head of Strategic Partnership and International Relations, UAE Space Agency
Henok Teweldebrhan Graduate Student, M.SC ECE & Graduate Research Teaching Assistant

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Rawdha Alkuwaiti Graduate Student, MSc
Faisal Sattar Graduate Student, MSc
Nurym Noyanbayev Graduate Student, PhD
Dr. Ahmed Al-Durra Professor & Associate Provost for Research
Bushra Alshehhi Graduate Student, M.SC
Abdullah Mahmoud Graduate Student, M.SC CSCI
Prof. Magdy Salama Professor, University of Waterloo
Prof. James Kirtley Professor, MIT
Prof. Massimo De Falco Professor, University of Naples
Dr. Bruce Stedall Asset Managment Director, TRANSCO

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Dr. Steven Griffiths Senior Vice President, Research and Development
Dr. Wesley Cantwell Professor, Associate Dean for Research, & Director of ARIC
AISHAH AL ANTALI Aerospace Research and Innovation Center
DR. TOUFIQ AL KHAWLI Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
DR. HAMZA BENDEMRA Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
MR. DERECK BASTIENNE Research Assistant
Hussam Al Hussein Research Associate
MR. MAHESH KANNATH Research Associate in Aerospace Research and Innovation Center (ARIC)
MR DAVIS MYERS Research Engineer
Dr. Abdelqader Abusafieh Head of Technology, Strata, Mubadala, UAE
MANSOOR ABDULAZIZ AL HAJ Mubadala Development Company Aerospace Research and Innovation Center (ARIC)

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Dr. David Sheehan Professor & Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Dr. Syed Salman Ashraf Professor & Acting Chair, Biology
Dr. Juan Acuna Associate Professor & Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health & Assistant Dean, Research
Aamer Alshehhi Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Afnan Mansour Graduate Student, M.SC. BMED
Dr. Braulio Peramo Medical Director, Ob/Gyn IVF Consultant, Al Ain Fertility Clinic
Dr. Mustafa Almaini Chief Medical Officer, Chief of Rheumatology, Allergy & Clinical Immunology Division, Mafraq Hospital
Dr. Dietrich Lorke Professor & Chair, Anatomy and Cellular Biology
Dr. Habiba Al Safar Associate Professor, Associate Dean of Student Affairs & Director of BTC
Dr. Hinda Daggag Corporate Genetic Project Head, Corporate Academic Affairs, Abu Dhabi Health Services Company – SEHA
Dr Suryani Lukman Assistant professor at Chemistry department
Dr. Dymitr Ruta Chief Researcher at Etisalat BT Innovation Center
Fatima Alshamsi Graduate Student, M.SC. BMED

Dr. Song Kyoo Kim Senior Research Scientist
Dr. Ernesto Damiani Professor, Senior Director of the Robotics and Intelligent Systems Institute & Director of C2PS
Dr. Thanos Stouraitis Professor & Department Chair, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Tayaba Abbasi Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Esraa Ghourab Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Abubakar Sani Ali Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Fatema Maasmi Graduate Student, M.SC ISEC
Ruba Nasser Graduate Student, M.SC ECE
Muhammad Shafay Graduate Student, M.SC ECE
Prof. Amit Sheth Computer Scientist at Wright State University, Lexis Nexis Ohio Eminent Scholar for Advanced Data Management and Analysis
Ammar Battah Graduate Student, M.SC ECE
Prof. Antonio Lioy PhD in Computer Engineering, Professor of Computer Security at Politecnico di Torino.
Dr. Nawaf AlMoosa Assistant Professor & Director of EBTIC
Prof. Dieter Gollman Professor of Security in Distributed Applications, Hamburg University of Technology. Visiting Professor at Royal Holloway, University of London. Adjunct Professor at Technical University of Denmark.
Prof. Elisa Bertino Professor of Computer Science at Purdue University, Acting Director of Research CERIAS, Purdue University.
Prof. Jiankun Hu Professor of Cyber Security at the School of Engineering and Information Technology, University of New South Wales at the Australian Defense Force Academy
Engr. Meshal Abdulla Ibrahim Bin-Hussain Director of Information Technology at the UAE Ministry of Finance.
Dr. Mohamed Hamad Al-Kuwaiti Executive Director of the Talent Development Directorate at NESA. Advisor in Analysis and Cyber Security, and Head of Cybersecurity in the government of UAE

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Hanan Aldhanhani Graduate Student, M.SC CHEM
Muhammad Bilal Wazir Graduate Student, M.SC CEEN
Kedar Jivrakh Graduate Student, PHD CEEN
Taofeeqah Agbaje Graduate Student, PHD CEEN
Dr. Syed Salman Ashraf Professor & Acting Chair, Biology
Dr. Lourdes Vega Professot, Director of RICH & Acting Senior Director of Petroleum Institute
Fahmi Anwar Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Samar Abd Elwadood Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Adetola Ogungbenro Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Ayesha Alkhoori Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Fahad Nawar Al-Otaibi Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Fadi Dawaymeh Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Madhavan Annebarassou Graduate Student, M.SC CHEG
Ahmed Masood Graduate Student, M.SC CHEG
Ahmad Soliman Graduate Student, M.SC MEEN
Malathe Khalil Graduate Student, M.SC MEEN
Shaima Albedwawi Graduate Student, M.SC MEEN
Arwa Fikri Graduate Student, M.SC MEEN
Gabande Zapater Mariona MSc joint with IQS-Barcelona (2019-2020)
Margarita Ferreira Visiting Scholar from University of Lisbon (2018)
George Siakavelas Visiting Scholar from University of Western Macedonia (2018)
Ahmad Al Masri Alwan Graduate Student, PhD CEEN
Prof. Angelos Efstathiou University of Cyprus
Dr. Kean Wang Associate Professor
Dr. Thorsten Loehl VP Innovation, Borouge

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Dr. Fawzi Banat Professor & Department Chair, Chemical Engineering
Dr. Hassan Arafat Professor & Director of CMAT
Dr. Ahmed F. Yousef Associate Professor & Acting Program Director, Pre-Medicine Bridge Program
Roqaya Ismail Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Mr. Jamal Shadid Abu Dhabi Department of Energy, UAE
Noora Almarzooqi Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Mariam Binari Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Jawaher AlYammahi Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Heba Khafajah Graduate Student, M.SC MEEN
Ahmed Yusuf Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Reham Alnuaimi Graduate Student, M.SC CHEG
Alya Almazrouei Graduate Student, M.SC CHEG
Maryam Alqaydi Graduate Student, M.SC CHEG
Ahmed Aboulella Graduate Student, M.SC WENV
Ruba Alkaabi Graduate Student, M.SC. BMED
Hooralain Bushnaq Graduate Student, M.SC CHEG
Omar Ibrahim Graduate Student, M.SC CHEG
Khawlah Alabdouli Graduate Student, M.SC MEEN
Dr. Isam Janajreh Professor & Associate Chair for Graduate Programs
Dr. Corrado Sommariva CEO & Founder, SWPC, UAE
Dr. Mohamed Dawoud Environment Agency of Abu Dhabi, UAE
Prof. Enrico Drioli University of Calabria, Italy
Prof. John Lienhard Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Prof. Young Moo Lee Hanyang University, Korea
Rana Malas Graduate Student, M.SC WENV

of Arts and Science

Dr. David Sheehan Professor & Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Dr. Syed Salman Ashraf Professor & Acting Chair, Biology
Dr. Curtis Bradley Associate Professor & Associate Dean, Undergraduate Studies
Dr. Mauro Fernandes Pereira Professor & Department Chair, Physics
Dr. Gareth Price Professor & Department Chair, Chemistry
Dr. Thomas Steuber Professor & Associate Dean, Research
Dr. Abdullahi Umar Professor & Associate Dean, Graduate Studies
Dr. Ahmed F. Yousef Associate Professor & Acting Program Director, Pre-Medicine Bridge Program
Dr. Jorge Passamani Zubelli Professor & Department Chair, Mathematics
Daicy Vaz Research Assistant

of Engineering

Dr. Fawzi Banat Professor & Department Chair, Chemical Engineering
Dr. Sean Shan Min Swei Professor of Practice, Director of KUSTIC, & Acting Chair of Aerospace Engineering
Dr. Mohammed Omar Acting Dean of Engineering, Professor & Department Chair, Industrial and Systems Engineering
Dr. Francois Foulon Professor & Department Chair, Nuclear Engineering & Director, ENTC
Dr. Mahmoud Al Qutayri Professor & Associate Provost for Academic Operations
Dr. Wesley Cantwell Professor, Associate Dean for Research, & Director of ARIC
Dr. Leontios Hadjileontiadis Professor & Department Chair, Biomedical Engineering
Dr. Hassan Barada Professor & Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs
Dr. Thanos Stouraitis Professor & Department Chair, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Dr. Rashid K. Abu Al-Rub Professor & Director of ADAM Center
Dr. Dimitrios Kyritsis Professor & Department Chair, Mechanical Engineering
Dr. Tom Skarpas Professor & Department Chair, Civil Infrastructure and Environmental Engineering
Ruth Carlos Limon Administration Officer
Dr. Toufic Mezher Professor & Acting Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies
Dr. Mohamed Sassi Professor & Acting Department Chair, Petroleum Engineering
Dr. TieJun (TJ) Zhang Professor & Acting Associate Dean of Graduate Studies

of Health Sciences

Dr. John A. Rock Professor, Founding Dean of College of Medicine and Health Sciences, & SVP of Health Affairs
Dr. Katrina Bramstedt Professor & Strand Leader, Research
Diane Presley Director, Operations & Administration
Dr. Abderrahim Oulhaj Associate Professor & Senior Biostatistician
Dr. Jennie Lou Professor & Acting Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Dr. Georg Petroianu Professor & Chair, Pharmacology and Therapeutics & Associate Dean, Research
Dr. David Murray Professor & Assistant Dean, Clinical Skills
Dr. Juan Acuna Associate Professor & Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health & Assistant Dean, Research
Dr. Ali A. Khraibi Professor & Chair, Immunology & Physiology
Sandra Allen Manager, Accreditation and CQI
Dr. Mohammad Bataineh Assistant Professor & Acting Associate Dean, Student Affairs
Dr. Israel Alfonso Professor & Chair, Neurology
Dr. Siobhán O’ Sullivan Assistant Professor & Program Director, Medical Education
Dr. Dietrich Lorke Professor & Chair, Anatomy and Cellular Biology
Dr. Pierre Zalloua Professor & Chair, Molecular Biology and Genetics
Wafa Djerboua Senior Lab Instructor
Eliot Mengote Projects Planning Specialist

of Biology

of Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Leontios Hadjileontiadis Professor & Department Chair, Biomedical Engineering
Selwa Boularaoui Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Ruba Alkaabi Graduate Student, M.SC. BMED
Farah Abuhantash Graduate Student, M.SC CHEG
Yahya Alzaabi Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Sarah Azzam Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Nahla Rizk Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Leena Alkaabi Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Kenana Muaiad Al Adem Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Ghada Alhussein Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Amna Samjeed Graduate Student, PHD ENGR
Aibobek Seitak Graduate Student, PHD ENGR