Baha Abdalhamid, M.D., Ph.D.

Department Affiliations
Assistant Professor

Interests
Characterization of molecular mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance

Education and Training
Postdoctoral Fellow, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska, 2007
PhD, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska, 2006
Postdoctoral Fellow, Tishreen University School of Medicine, Lattakia, Syria, 2000 
Residency, Tishreen University School of Medicine, Lattakia, Syria, 1997
MD, Tishreen University School of Medicine, Lattakia, Syria, 1995

Notable Publications

Abdalhamid B.*, Reem Almaghrabi, Sahar Althawadi, Ali Omrani. 2018. First Report of Candida auris Infections from Saudi Arabia. Journal of Infections and Public Health. In Revision. * Corresponding author.

Reem Aljindan, Nasreldin Elhadi, Alaa Shaikh, Hoda Hassan, Nawar Alabdulqader, Mahmoud Shorman, Abdalhamid B.* 2018. First Description of Plasmid Mediated Quinolone Resistant Genes in Salmonella Isolates from Saudi Hospitals. Saudi Medical Journal. In Revision. * Corresponding author.

Abdalhamid B.*, Samar Albunayan, Alaa Shaikh, Nasreldin Elhadi, Reem Aljindan. 2017. First Prevalence Study of Plasmid Mediated AmpC β-lactamases in Enterobacteriaceae Lacking Inducible ampC from Saudi Hospitals. Journal of Medical Microbiology. Sept;66(9):1286-1290. * Corresponding author.

Abdalhamid B.*, Nasreldin Elhadi, Samar Albunayan, Khaldoon Alsamman, Reem Aljindan. 2017. First Description of Aminoglycoside Methyltransferases in Extensively Drug Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae Isolates from Saudi Arabia. Journal of Medical Microbiology. July;66(7):859-863. * Corresponding author.

Raghda Yahya¥, Wafaa Alyousef, Alanoud Alshami, Abdalhamid B* ¥. 2017. First Case of Pneumonia Caused by Cupriavidus pauculus in an Infant in the Gulf Cooperation Council. Journal of Infections in Developing Countries. February 28; 11(2):196-198. * Corresponding author. ¥ Authors have contributed equally to the manuscript’s writing.

Abdalhamid B.*, Nasreldin Elhadi, Khaldoon Alsamman, Reem Aljindan. 2016. Chryseobacterium gleum Pneumonia in an Infant with Nephrotic Syndrome. IDCases 5 (2016) 34-36. * Corresponding author.

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