Dr. Mohammad R. Alqudimat, PhD, MSN, RN
Dr. Mohammad R. Alqudimat holds a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto and is an assistant professor in the American University of the Middle East. His academic journey started with an undergraduate degree and a Master of Science in the clinical nurse specialist stream from the University of Jordan. Dr. Alqudimat commenced his nursing career in 2005 as a pediatric oncology nurse at King Hussein Cancer Center in Jordan, later becoming one of the pioneer clinical nurse coordinators in Jordan, delivering pediatric oncology care based on the Strong Model of Advanced Practice Nursing.
In 2010, Dr. Alqudimat played a pivotal role in establishing an evidence-based practice unit at King Hussein Cancer Center, where he served as a leader for two years. Dr. Alqudimat’s international experience includes roles as the director of outreach nursing at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in the USA and an associate director of nursing services (acting director) in Saudi Arabia before settling in Canada.
Beyond his clinical and leadership roles, Dr. Alqudimat has actively contributed to the global healthcare community. In 2020, he assumed a voluntary leadership position as the Co-chair of the Traditional and Complementary Medicine working group within the SIOP Global Health Network. Additionally, Dr. Alqudimat’s commitment and expertise were recognized in 2022 when he was elected as a member of the SIOP nursing network steering group for a three-year term, showcasing his dedication to advancing nursing within the international pediatric oncology community.