Institute of Public Health,
College of Medicine and Health Sciences,
United Arab Emirates University,
Post Box 17666
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Contact Information

Call: +971 3 713 7511


Dr. Luai Ahmed

Associate Professor

United Arab Emirates University


Dr. Luai A Ahmed is an epidemiologist with special interests in the epidemiology and prevention of noncommunicable chronic diseases. He has developed, performed and coordinated successful research projects and published several scientific articles. His current research interests focus on the epidemiology of diabetes, cancer, and the mother and child health. Dr Ahmed is the PI for the “Mutaba’ah" Mother and Child Health Study.


  1. 2005


    The Arctic University of Norway
  2. 1999


    University of Khartoum, Sudan

Professional Appointments

  1. 2016-Present
    Associate Professor
    United Arab Emirates University, UAE
  2. 2014-2015
    Visiting Faculty
    United Arab Emirates University, UAE
  3. 2010-2013
    Senior Lecturer
    University of Tromso
  4. 2005-2009
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    University of Tromso