PhD in Medical Education, University of New South Wales, Australia
Masters in Medical Education, University of Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
Medicine Bachelor Bachelor Surgery (MBBS) Army Medical College, National University of Science and Technology, Pakistan
Dr Maha Iqbal is an Associate Lecturer in Primary Care in the School of Population Health. She has a diverse repertoire of both learning and teaching experience in different countires including Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, United Kingdom, Australia and United States of America. This experience has ledher to understand education from global perspective. Maha has a MBBS from Army Medical College in Pakistan, Masters in Medical Education from the University of Dundee (Scotland, UK) and a PhD in Medical Education from the University of New South Wales (Sydney, Australia).She is a registered medical practitioner with the General Medical Council, United Kingdom and also registered with Saudi Commission for Health Specialities, Saudi Arabia. She is passionate educator and is involved in teaching and assessment since 2010. Her specific research interests are student learning, educational design research with an interest in developing educational innovations in teaching and learning. As part of her Doctoral research she has developed an educational intervention to promote the key collaborative learning competencies in medical students. The developed intervention is called the Collaborative Learning Develop Exercise (CLeD-EX) and has been recognized with the UNSW Faculty of Medicine Award for Innovation in Learning and Teaching 2017. Maha is continuing to build her research trajectory in the area of health services and is currently involved in projects exploring clinicans' experience of providing care, primary care models of effective health care delivery for refugees, asylum seekers and migrant population and clinicans' experience with error.
Academic Board non-professorial member 2018-2021
Academic member on the Faculty of Medicine Faculty Board 2018-2021
Associate Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators
Project titled: Explore the Knowledge, attitude and practices of medical students regarding infection prevention and control in clinical settings