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I am a faculty at university level, holding a PhD in public health. I trained health staff on stress management and managerial skills at national and international level.

Methodology

I have PhD and I teach undergraduate and graduate levels. I teach epidemiology, statistics, health sciences, nursing topics and help in masters and dissertation from literaturte review to writing and submission for publication. I respect diversity and individuality. I use several teaching approaches based on the individual assessment of the student's needs and learning style.

Background

I have been teaching for 15 years. I taught many students at undergraduate and graduate level including nursing, public health, medicine, medical technology, Biostatistics and health management. I trained health staff on managerial skills such as conflict and stress management, leadership, communication skills, telephone ettiquete, problem solving and decision making.

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Transportation Fee : $10
Rate for online lessons : $60/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $270
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $520
Lessons offered by Rana
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Positive psychology
  • Stress management
  • Personal coaching
  • Public speaking
  • Conflict management
Levels
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Proficient

Rana's resume

Curriculum Vitae
Rana M. Jaber, Ph.D., M.P.H., B.S.N.


EDUCATION

PhD Florida International University, Miami, FL
Public Health / Major in Epidemiology
Topic: Predictors of cigarette and waterpipe smoking progression and testing the gateway hypothesis from waterpipe to cigarettes among adolescents in Irbid, Jordan.
Advisor: Dr. Wasim Maziak
2010-2015

MPH Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
Public Health / Major in Epidemiology
1997-1999

BSN The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
Nursing (BSN)
1989-1993

EXPERIENCE
2020-Now Michigan State University
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Research Associate/Fixed term
Working on Medicaid reproductive health data to minimize maternal mortality in Michigan

2019-2020 Working on a review Research Challenges in and on War and Armed Conflict American University of Beirut
Lancet on Syria
Remote epidemiology Consultant
Working on a review Research Challenges in and on War and Armed Conflict

2016-2018 American Heart Association Tobacco Regulation and Addiction Center-(ATRAC) fellow.
Baptist Health South Florida, Johns Hopkins University, and Florida International University
Mentors: Khurram Nasir, Michael Blaha, and Wasim Maziak
Analyzing National data base (NHANES) for the patterns of e-cigarette use and its determinants in USA using SAS

2015-2016 Postdoctoral fellow
Florida International University
Mentor: Dr. Purnima Madhivanan
Mentoring PhD students at the epidemiology department and providing guidance and performing statistical analysis using SAS and SPSS

2014- 2015 Graduate Assistant
Florida International University
Miami, FL

2013-2014 Research assistant
Retrospective cohort study: Retrospective cohort study of racial disparities in HIV survival, Florida. (PI: MJ Trepka)
Epidemiology
Florida International University
Miami, FL
Conducting systematic review using PRISMA

2010-2012 Graduate Assistant
Florida International University
Miami, FL

2007-2011
Infection Control Epidemiologist
Infection control unit
Riyadh Military Hospital
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Notification of infectious diseases, epidemic investigation, writing the infection control epidemiologic report using the hospital both epidemiologic and laboratory data, establishing a surveillance system for infectious diseases including definitions, data collection, entry, analysis, and reporting and evaluation

2004-2007 Family and Community Medicine Residency Program coordinator & Research consultant
Family and Community Medicine
Riyadh Military Hospital
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Mentoring family and community medicine residents, teaching them, and guiding their research projects, research consultants for all hospital staff.

2003-2004 Education & Staff Development Coordinator
Riyadh Military Hospital (RMH)
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Supervising the development and accreditation of the study days material for nursing staff and teach undergraduate and graduate students epidemiology, biostatistics and public health courses

2002-2003 Research and Teaching Assistant (RTA)
Hashemite University
Zarqa, Jordan
Teaching undergraduate nursing students

1994-2002 Senior staff nurse
United Nation Relief and Work Agency (UNRWA)
Amman, Jordan
Health services administrator
Nursing staff manager
Stock management (medical, cleaning and stationary supply.
In-service training
Maternal and child health care services manager


PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Before the PhD
1. Al-Sakkak, M., Al-Nowaiser, N., Al-Khashan, H., Al-Abdrabulnabi, A., & Jaber, R. (2008). Patient satisfaction with primary health care services in Riyadh. Saudi Medical Journal, 29(3), 432-436. (concealed information)
During the PhD (NIH funded research)
2. Jaber, R., Madhivanan, P., Veledar, E., Khader, Y., Mzayek, F., Maziak, W. (2015). Waterpipe as a gateway to cigarette smoking among adolescents: A three-year longitudinal study. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung diseases, 19(4):481–487. (concealed information)
3. Jaber, R., Mzayek, F., Madhivanan, P., Khader, Y., Maziak, W. (2015). Predictors of Cigarette Smoking Progression among a School-Based Sample of Adolescents in Irbid, Jordan: A Longitudinal Study (2008-2011). Nicotine and Tobacco Research Journal. May 8, 2015 doi:10.1093/ntr/ntv100. (concealed information)
4. Jaber, R., Khader, Y., Mzayek, F., Kenneth, W., Maziak, W. (2015). Determinants of waterpipe smoking progression among school based sample of adolescents in Irbid, Jordan: A longitudinal study (2008-2011). Drug and Alcohol Dependence Journal. May 19, 2015 doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.05.008. (concealed information)
Collaborating with PhD students and major adviser
5. Maziak, W., Taleb, Z. B., Bahelah, R., Islam, F., Jaber, R., Auf, R., & Salloum, R. G. (2014). The global epidemiology of waterpipe smoking. Tobacco Control, 0: 1-10. (concealed information)
6. McKelvey, K., Attonito, J., Madhivanan, P., Jaber, R., Yi, Q., Mzayek, F., & Maziak, W. (2014). Determinants of waterpipe smoking initiation among school children in Irbid, Jordan: A 4-year longitudinal analysis. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 142, 307-313. (concealed information)
Postdoctoral fellowship at FIU
7. Jaber, R., Taleb, Z. B., Bahelah, R., Madhivanan, P., & Maziak, W. (2016). Perception, intention and attempts to quit smoking among Jordanian adolescents from the irbid longitudinal study. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 20(12), 1689-1694. (concealed information)
8. Ben Taleb, Z., Ward, K., Asfar, T., Jaber, R., Auf, R., Maziak, W. (2016). Predictors of nicotine withdrawal symptoms: findings from the first randomized smoking cessation trial in a low-income country setting. International Journal of Public Health. 61(6), 701–708.(concealed information)
9. Bahelah, R., DiFranza, J. R., Ward, K. D., Fouad, F. M., Eissenberg, T., Ben Taleb, Z., Maziak, W. (2016). Correlates of nicotine dependence among adolescent waterpipe smokers. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 168, 230-238. doi:S0376-8716(16)30926-7 [pii]. (concealed information)
Postdoctoral fellowship at ATRAC
10. Bahelah, R., DiFranza, J. R., Ward, K. D., Fouad M., Fouad, M. F., Eissenberg, T., Ben Taleb Z., Jaber R., Maziak, W. (2017). Waterpipe Smoking Patterns and Symptoms of Nicotine Dependence: The WDLY Study. Journal of Addictive behavior. 74: 27-133 (concealed information)
11. Ben Taleb, Z., Ward, K. D., Asfar, T., Jaber, R., Bahelah, R., & Maziak, W. (2017). Smoking cessation and changes in body mass index: Findings from the first randomized cessation trial in a low-income country setting. Nicotine & Tobacco Research journal.19 (3): 351-356. (concealed information)
12. Rana M. Jaber, Mohammadhassan Mirbolouk, Andrew P. DeFilippis, Wasim Maziak, Ron Blankstein, Anshul Saxena1, Thomas Payne, Rachel Keith, Benjamin Emelia, Bhatnagar Aruni, Michael J. Blaha, Khurram Nasir. Electronic cigarette use prevalence and pattern by cigarette smoking status among United States adults ≥ 18 years: Findings from NHANES 2013-2014 (concealed information)
13. Osibogun O, Jaber R, Bahelah R, Ben Taleb Z, Maziak W. Poly-tobacco use among young adults in the united states: Findings from the population assessment on tobacco and health study, 2013–2014. Ann Epidemiol. 2017;27(8):535. (concealed information) doi: (concealed information)
14. Bahelah R, Ward KD, Ben Taleb Z, DiFranza, J., Eissenberg, T., Jaber, R., Maziak, W. (2018). Determinants of progression of nicotine dependence symptoms in adolescent waterpipe smokers Tobacco Control. (concealed information)
15. Ziyad Ben Taleb, Alison Breland, Raed Bahelah, Mohammad Ebrahimi Kalan, Mayra Vargas-Rivera, Rana Jaber, Thomas Eissenberg, Wasim Maziak; Flavored Versus Nonflavored Waterpipe Tobacco: A Comparison of Toxicant Exposure, Puff Topography, Subjective Experiences, and Harm Perceptions, Nicotine & Tobacco Research, , nty131, (concealed information)
16. Mirbolouk, M., Paniz Charkhchi, P., Kianoush, S., Uddin, I., Orimoloye, O., Jaber, R., Bhatnagar, A., Benjamin, E., Hall, M., DeFilippis, Wasim Maziak, W., Nasir, K., Blaha, M. 2018. Prevalence 1 and distribution of electronic cigarette use among US adults: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) 2016. Annals of Internal Medicine (concealed information)
17. Mirbolouk, M., Paniz Charkhchi, P., Kianoush, S., Uddin, I., Orimoloye, O., Jaber, R., Bhatnagar, A., Benjamin, E., Hall, M., DeFilippis, Wasim Maziak, W., Nasir, K., Blaha, M.(2018). Electronic cigarette use among US adults without history of combustible cigarette smoking: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) 2016. Annals of Internal Medicine. (concealed information)
18. Gladys E. Ibañez, Angel B. Algarin, Rana Jaber, Disler Vanessa Ayala, Steven S. Martin & Daniel J. O’Connell (2019) Gender, age, and ethnic differences in offending behavior among Hispanic/Latino criminal justice clients, Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, 17:4, 339-360. (concealed information)
Faculty at Michigan State University
19. Jaber, R., Blaga, O. M., Dascal, M. D., and Meghea, C. I. (2020) Perceived safety of smoking a few cigarettes during pregnancy and provider advice in a sample of pregnant smokers from Romania. Addiction, (concealed information)
20. Cyrus, E., Fennie, K.P., Jaber, R., Myers, K., Gebrezgi, M., Lutfi, K.J., Mariano, Y., Kiplagat, S., Trepka, M. A systematic review of violence against transgender individuals in the United States (Submitted)

CERTIFICATES
1- IUD insertion training workshop, Jordan Amman, UNRWA with cooperation with USAIDS, April 17-18/ 1995.
2- Asian and near east region midwifery advocacy and leadership workshop. Philippines, Manila, July 22-26, 2002.
3- Basic computer skills, Jordan, Zarqa, Hashemite University Sept. /2 - Oct. /6 2002.
4- Educational assessment and evaluation technology. Jordan, Zarqa, Hashemite University. June, 22-26, 2003.
5- Quality management and assurance. Riyadh Military Hospital 7/19/2005.
6- Infection control updates in Dallah Hospital Riyadh (8 CMEs).
7- 3red neonatology symposium, Changes in neonatology practice. King Fahad Medical City, 19-21/111/2007 (16 CMEs).
8- Leadership skills. AHA Research Leaders Academy. From Sunday, September 17, 2017 through Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at Marriott City Center, Denver, Colorado.

PRESENTATIONS

• Jaber, R., Madhivanan, P., Veledar, E., Khader, Y., Mzayek, F., Maziak, W. (2015). Waterpipe as a gateway to cigarette smoking among adolescents: A three-year longitudinal study. Presented as poster in the Cardiovascular Disease Prevention International Symposium, 12th annual, Fontainebleau hotel, Miami Beach, FL, February 6-9, 2014.
• Jaber, R., Khader, Y., Mzayek, F., Kenneth, W., Maziak, W. (2015). Determinants of waterpipe smoking progression among school based sample of adolescents in Irbid, Jordan: A longitudinal study 2008-2011. Presented as poster in the Exploring the Health Gap conference: Global Gender Disparities and their Impact on Girls, Children's hospital in Philadelphia, November 3-4, 2014.
• Coordinating and participating in two series of Meta-analysis and systematic review presentations to medical and allied health students and faculties at Florida International University in 2014.

• Coordinating and participating in two series of Epi-Info and Open Epi presentations to medical and allied health students and faculties at Florida International University in 2014.
• Scholarly forum Graduate student appreciation week. Health sciences oral presentation of a paper titled “Waterpipe as a gateway to cigarette smoking among adolescents: A three-year longitudinal study.” FIU, March 31 – April 1, 2014.

• Jaber, R., Mzayek, F., Khader, Y., Kenneth, W., Maziak, W. (2015). Scholarly forum Graduate student appreciation week. Health sciences oral presentation of a paper titled “Predictors of Cigarette Smoking Progression among a School-Based Sample of Adolescents in Irbid, Jordan: A Longitudinal Study (2008-2011).” FIU, April 6 – April 7, 2015.

• Rana Jaber, Ziad Ben Taleb, Raed Bahelah, Purnima Madhivanan, Wasim Maziak, (2016). Perception, Intention and Attempts to Quit Tobacco Smoking among a School–Based Sample of Adolescents: Findings from Irbid longitudinal Study, Jordan, 2008-2011. Presented as a poster in the epidemiology congress of Americas 2016, Hayat Regency in Miami, June 21-24, 2016, and oral presentation at APHA 2016 in Denver Colorado (Oct. 29-Nov 2, 2016).

• Rana Jaber, Mohammadhassan Mirbolouk, Andrew P. DeFilippis, Wasim Maziak, Ron Blankstein, Anshul Saxena1, Thomas Payne, Rachel Keith, Benjamin Emelia, Bhatnagar Aruni, Michael J. Blaha, Khurram Nasir. Electronic cigarette use prevalence and pattern by cigarette smoking status among United States adults ≥ 18 years: Findings from NHANES 2013-2014. Accepted for poster session at Fall TCORS Grantee Meeting in Bethesda, Maryland, (Oct 23-24, 2017), and at AHA scientific sessions in Anaheim, California (Nov11-15, 2017). (concealed information)

SKILLS

• Statistical software (Excel, SPSS, SAS, Epi-Info and Open-Epi, STATA).
• Presentation and teaching skills including problem based learning strategy and online tutoring using BB and online resources.
• Communication and administrative skills.
• Good experience in analyzing repeated measures and longitudinal data.

HONORS/AWARDS
• 2nd place in the health sciences oral presentation category at the Graduate student appreciation week (GSAW) scholarly forum, FIU, March 31 – April 1, 2014
• The retrospective cohort study award for fall 2013-2014 and spring 2014
• PATH Travel Award, FIU. December 8, 2014.
• 2nd place in the health sciences oral presentation category at the Graduate student appreciation week (GSAW) scholarly forum, FIU, April 6 – April 7, 2015.

• American Heart Association Tobacco Regulation and Addiction Center (A-TRAC) fellowship and funding for early career investigators in tobacco regulatory science (2016-2018).
AREAS OF RESEARCH INTEREST
• Smoking initiation, progression, cessation, and policy development.
• Smoking pathophysiology, prevention, and treatment.
• Spousal abuse in developing countries and it associated factors: cultural roots (masculinity, Gender role, and sexism), prevention and treatment.
• Stress and tobacco use
• Novel strategies to eradicate tobacco habit
• Maternal or women health.

INVITED PRESENTATIONS
• Workshop on Series of first aids workshops (Center for Studies, Consultations and Community Service (CSCCS) at Hashemite University). Delivered to for ship workers, Amman, Jordan, 2002.
• Workshop on team building and problem solving (International academy for health staff development-True Service). Delivered to health care personnel at King Faisal Specialty Hospital (KFSH), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. February, 2008.
• Workshop on team building and problem solving (International academy for health staff development-True Service). Delivered to health care personnel at Al-Hammadi Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. February, 2008.
• Workshop on interview and CV building (International academy for health staff development). Delivered to health care personnel in all hospitals in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 2006.
• Problems in analyzing longitudinal data and gaps in knowledge. Invited Presentation in Journal club, Department of Epidemiology, FIU, September 12, 2014.
• Longitudinal study of smoking behavior among adolescents in Jordan. Invited Presentation in the Research in Progress seminar, Department of epidemiology, FIU October 4, 2013.
• Teaching Epidemiology classes for students in MPH program at RSCPH, FIU in (2011).
• Teaching how to integrate computer to health care services at United Nations Relief and Work Agency (UNRWA) health care clinics (computerizing the health care services at UNRWA health care centers), Amman, Jordan, 2002.

MENTORING GRADUATE STUDENTS
• Acceptability of web-based patient portal in Saudi Arabia (PhD project. University of Miami, work in progress)
• Utilization of persuasive system design in depression apps (Masters’ project. UCDAVIS, work in progress).
• Changes in Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices of Clinicians (DNP project. University of North Florida)
MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS
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FDA Docket submissions in tobacco regulatory science
• (concealed information)
• Phillip Morris application for the reduced harm products (IQOS), was submitted as a group work from American Heart Association (in progress).
Name Signature Date
Rana Jaber RJ 07/01/2018

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