Mowafa Househ

Mowafa Househ
Adjunct Associate Professor

BCom (Alberta), MEng (Toronto), PhD (Victoria)

Dr. Mowafa Said Househ (موفق سعيد حوسة), PhD, is a researcher, innovator, social entrepreneur, teacher, and author of health informatics in the Arab World affiliated with Hamad Bin Khalifa University, College of Science and Engineering, Qatar Foundation, Qatar. His primary research interests are around the use of information and communication technologies to empower patients and clinicians, specifically focusing on Social Media and Mobile Technologies in Healthcare in the promotion of public health practice and healthcare literacy.

Dr. Househ is also an adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Victoria School of Health Information Science, Victoria, BC, Canada.

Dr. Househ has received several awards locally and internationally within the field of health informatics recognizing his research and entrepreneurship efforts which include: Researcher Award, King Abdullah International Medical Research Centre, 2015; MBC Hope Awards for Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship in 2015; Finalist for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Arab Enterprise Forum competition, 2014; Young Researcher Award, King Abdullah International Medical Research Centre, 2010; Northern British Columbia Healthcare in Technology Award, Canada, 2007; The Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Trainee Award, Canada, 2003.

Dr. Househ has published over 130 research articles and over 6 books in the field of health informatics.