Mr Mohammed Al-Sheikh Hassan

Job: PhD student

Faculty: Health and Life Sciences

School/department: School of Nursing and Midwifery

Research group(s): Institute for Health & Health Policy

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: N/A



Personal profile

Mohammed is a PhD researcher at the Faculty of Health and Life Science. Mohammed is an experienced Public Health and Nursing professional with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital and healthcare industry, and higher academic institutions. Mohammed is skilled in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Clinical and Nursing Research. Mohammed’s research areas include Trauma Care Systems, Public Health Emergencies, and Health Workforce Development. During his career, Mohammed developed a unique set of skills such as research and clinical databases project management, scientific writing, and data management and analysis. Mohammed is competent in various quantitative and qualitative research methods, and he teaches research methods to undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Research group affiliations

Publications and outputs

Al-Sheikh Hassan, M. (2022). Commentary on joseph et al.’s (2022)“Transition experiences of Indian nurses into Australian mental health system”. Journal of Transcultural Nursing.

Al-Sheikh Hassan, M., De Vries, K., & Rutty, J. (2022). Emergency trauma care during the COVID-19 pandemic: A phenomenological study of nurses’ experiences. International Emergency Nursing, , 101147. https://

Alqahtani, A., Aldahish, A., Krishnaraju, V., Alqarni, M., & Al-Sheikh Hassan, M. (2021). General public knowledge of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) at early stages of the pandemic: A random online survey in Saudi Arabia. Patient Preference and Adherence, 15, 601-609. https://10.2147/PPA.S300641

Abohamr, S. I., Aldossari, M. A., Azazy, A. S., Elsheikh, E., Hassan, M. A., Almeman, A., Singh, J., Allah, S. B., & Abazid, R. M. (2020). Association of vitamin D level with the severity of coronary artery disease in Saudi patients presenting with acute coronary syndrome. World Heart Journal, 12

Albugami, R. A., Smith, S., Hassan, M. A., & Almas, K. (2019). Trends in implant dentistry: Implant systems, complications and barriers in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Dental and Medical Problems, 56(3), 223-230. https://10.17219/dmp/108659

Shehabi, Y., Howe, B. D., Bellomo, R., Arabi, Y. M., Bailey, M., Bass, F. E., Bin Kadiman, S., McArthur, C. J., Murray, L., Reade, M. C., Seppelt, I. M., Takala, J., Wise, M. P., & Webb, S. A. (2019). Early sedation with dexmedetomidine in critically ill patients. N Engl J Med, 380(26), 2506-2517. https://10.1056/NEJMoa1904710 (M Hassan - clinical investigator)

Research interests/expertise

Trauma care systems

Public Health emergencies

Health workforce development

Innovative applications of qualitative methods 

Areas of teaching

Introduction Public Health

Basic and Advanced Epidemiology

Community Health Nursing

Health Research Methods

Health Assessment


  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing, PhD - De Montfort University (current)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Epidemiology, PG Cert - Harvard Medical School
  • Master of Science in Public Health, MSc - University of Jordan
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, BSc - University of Jordan
  • Registered Nurse (Adult) - Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), UK

Name of supervisor(s)

Dr Jane Rutty (Primary) / Prof Kay De Vries (Secondary)