Sherzad Abdulahad Shabu Hakim


College of Medicine

Department of Community Medicine

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  • Sherzad A. Shabu has MSc and PhD degree in Community Medicine from Hawler Medical University. He is a Lecturer of Community Medicine at the College of Medicine, and the Director of Quality Assurance at Hawler Medical University, Erbil, Iraq. He teaches different courses including Biostatiistics, Social Medicine, Health policy and planning, etc.

  • His current research work is mainly related to obesity, evidence-based health policy, knowledge transfer and exchange in health care, prevalence of chronic diseases.

  • He has supervised different research groups of undergraduate students in an avaerage of four groups per year, on different research topics. 



    Shabu SA, Al-Tawil NG. Prevalence of childhood obesity among a sample of basic education school children in Erbil city. Middle East Journal of Family Medicine 2012;10(0):4-13.

    Shabu SA, Al-Tawil NG. Assessing children’s knowledge and the impact of a specific health awareness programme on the weight status of overweight children in Erbil city. Middle East Journal of Family Medicine 2013;11(10):9-13

    Shabu SA, Al-Tawil NG, Fuller M, Sheaff R. Evidence-based Health Policymaking in Iraqi Kurdistan: Facilitators and Barriers from the Perspectives of Policymakers and Advisors. Zanco J Med Sci 2015;19(3):1075-83 

    Shabu SA, Al-Tawil NG. Knowledge Transfer and Exchange among Academic Researchers of Hawler Medical University. Zanco Journal of Medical Sciences (Accepted for publication)

  • MBchB, MSc, PhD / Community Medicine

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