Dr. Osama El-Hassan

Board member
International Society of Telemedicine and eHealth


Osama El-Hassan, B.Sc., M.Sc., D.I.C.,Ph.D.

Dr. Osama Elhassan is the Vice President of UAE Health Informatics Society and the co-founder & coordinator of the GCC Taskforce on Workforce Development. He is an elected member of several regional and international boards such as the International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth (ISfteH), the Middle East and North Africa Health Informatics Society and the Roaster of Healthcare IT Experts at World Health Organization. He contributes to academia through his adjunct lecturer role at Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University in the UAE. He also serves as a specialist in one of the leading government health organizations namely Dubai Health Authority.
Dr Elhassan obtained a PhD in Software Engineering from University of Leicester and an MSc in Advanced Computing from Imperial College in UK. Throughout his 15 years journey within the healthcare domain, Dr Elhassan gained substantial experience in Health Informatics, eHealth workforce development, Health Information Governance and Tele-Health.