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University of Kufa Visiting Scholar

Key Contact: Martha Kubik

Activity Dates: 2009 to present

Country(ies): Iraq

Contact Information

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Activity Description

In the fall of 2013, the School of Nursing hosted Rajha Al Kassar, PhD, the newly appointed dean of the faculty of nursing at University of Kufa in Najaf, Iraq. She was joined by Assistant Dean Kareema Ahmed Hussein, PhD, and faculty member Kafi Naser, PhD. The School of Nursing has had a signed agreement of collaboration with the University of Kufa since 2009, hosting a visit in 2012 by the president of the University, Akeel Yasseen, PhD. In October 2014, Ahmed Hussein returned to Minnesota as a short-term visiting scholar to collaborate with faculty in the areas of pediatric research and education.

Activity Types

Education/Training, Research

Academic Health Center Units

School of Nursing

Partner Organizations

University of Kufa

Activity Topics

Child Health