Dr. Yusra Elobaid Abdelatif

  • Assistant Professor
  • Health & Medical Sciences
  • Abu Dhabi Campus


  • Phd Medicine and Health Sciences (Public Health)


  • Assistant Professor- Khawarizmi International College
  • Assistant Professor- Abu Dhabi University 
  • Post-Doctoral Associate- New York University- Abu Dhabi 
  • Instructor- United Arab Emirates University

Publications & Conferences


  • Gastric Cancer Histology Patterns Research Project (Oesophageal-Gastric- Pancreatic- Colon)-UAE University- Dr. Luai Ahmed (Associate Professor, Public Health Institute, College of Medicine, UAE University.
  • Breast- Cervical- Colorectal Cancer Screening Research- UAE university- Prof. Fatma Al Maskari (Professor, Public Health Institute, College of Medicine, UAE University).
  • Tobacco Cessation Project- NY University- Dr. Raghib Ali (Public Health Research Center NYU Abu Dhabi).
  • Physical Activity and health: current issues and research needs in the UAE- Dr. Tom Loney, Ms. Rowaa Elobaid, Dr. Sayed Shah- Public Health Institute, College of Medicine, UAE University

Grants awarded:

  • Summer 2015 Summer Undergraduate Research Experiences (SURE) Program (mixed method research involving 10 medical students)
  • Spring 2015 Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development (UAE), the UAE Youth Empowerment Strategy and Implementation Plan (Analysis project of youth health in the UAE)

Research Interests

  • Health behaviour.
  • Breast cancer.
  • Smoking addiction.
  • Physical Activity and obesity.


  • yusra.abdelatif@kic.ac.ae
  • 03 7087763