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Research Output 1997 2019

  • 309 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
  • 24 Article
  • 2 Chapter
  • 2 Letter
2019

Culpability, blame, and stigma after pregnancy loss in Qatar

Omar, N., Major, S., Mohsen, M., Al Tamimi, H., El Taher, F. & Kilshaw, S., 26 Jun 2019, In : BMC pregnancy and childbirth. 19, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Qatar
Spontaneous Abortion
Pregnancy
Interviews
Causality
2017
3 Citations (Scopus)

Causal explanations of miscarriage amongst Qataris

Kilshaw, S., Omar, N., Major, S., Mohsen, M., El Taher, F., Al Tamimi, H., Sole, K. & Miller, D., 27 Jul 2017, In : BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 17, 1, 250.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spontaneous Abortion
Health Personnel
Spiritual Therapies
Qatar
Interviews

Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar strives to instil cultural competence training in the medical education curriculum

Elnashar, M., Abdelrahim, H. & Major, S., 20 Jul 2017, Intercultural Competence in Higher Education: International Approaches, Assessment and Application. Taylor and Francis, p. 180-185 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Qatar
education curriculum
medicine
2016
4 Citations (Scopus)

Calm Vessels: Cultural expectations of pregnant women in Qatar

Kilshaw, S., Miller, D., Al Tamimi, H., El-Taher, F., Mohsen, M., Omar, N., Major, S. & Sole, K., 2016, In : Anthropology of the Middle East. 11, 2, p. 39-59 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Qatar
Social Role
motherhood
baby
Islam
2014
1 Citation (Scopus)

Medical educators working abroad: A pilot study of educators' experiences in the Middle East

McLean, M., McKimm, J. & Major, S., 2014, In : Medical Teacher. 36, 9, p. 757-764 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Middle East
educator
Medical Education
Medical Schools
Teaching
2013
2 Citations (Scopus)

Medical students learning communication skills in a second language: Empathy and expectations

Hashim, M. J., Major, S., Mirza, D. M., Prinsloo, E. A. M., Osman, O., Amiri, L. & McLean, M., Feb 2013, In : Sultan Qaboos University Medical Journal. 13, 1, p. 100-106 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medical Students
Language
Communication
Learning
Aptitude
1 Citation (Scopus)

On being an international medical educator

McLean, M., Major, S. & McKimm, J., Mar 2013, Medical Education: Global Perspectives, Challenges and Future Directions. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., p. 17-26 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2009
1 Citation (Scopus)

Focus groups findings reveal barriers to teaching communication skills to medical students

Saab, B. K., Major, S., Musharrafieh, U. M. & Antoun, J., Oct 2009, In : Journal Medical Libanais. 57, 4, p. 248-252 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Focus Groups
Medical Students
Teaching
Communication
Students
4 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of a communication skills audiovisual package on medical students' knowledge

Saab, B. R., Usta, J., Major, S. & Antoun, J., Oct 2009, In : Journal Medical Libanais. 57, 4, p. 226-230 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medical Students
Communication
Students
Role Playing
Surgical Instruments
2008
4 Citations (Scopus)

Involvement of general practice (family medicine) in undergraduate medical education in the United Kingdom

Major, S. & Booton, P., Jul 2008, In : Journal of Ambulatory Care Management. 31, 3, p. 269-275 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Undergraduate Medical Education
General Practice
Medicine
Teaching
Hospitalists
21 Citations (Scopus)

Locus of control moderates the relationship between headache pain and depression

Heath, R. L., Saliba, M., Mahmassani, O., Major, S. & Khoury, B. A., 2008, In : Journal of Headache and Pain. 9, 5, p. 301-308 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Internal-External Control
Headache
Depression
Pain
Psychological Adaptation
37 Citations (Scopus)

Post-graduation migration intentions of students of Lebanese medical schools: A survey study

Akl, E. A., Maroun, N., Major, S., Afif, C., Abdo, A., Choucair, J., Sakr, M., Li, C. K., Grant, B. J. B. & Schünemann, H. J., 2008, In : BMC Public Health. 8, 191.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lebanon
Medical Schools
Students
Emigration and Immigration
Surgical Specialties
2007
19 Citations (Scopus)

Graduates of Lebanese medical schools in the United States: An observational study of international migration of physicians

Akl, E. A., Maroun, N., Major, S., Chahoud, B. & Schünemann, H. J., 2007, In : BMC Health Services Research. 7, 49.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Emigration and Immigration
Medical Schools
Observational Studies
Physicians
Confidence Intervals
40 Citations (Scopus)

Why are you draining your brain? Factors underlying decisions of graduating Lebanese medical students to migrate

Akl, E. A., Maroun, N., Major, S., Afif, C., Chahoud, B., Choucair, J., Sakr, M. & Schünemann, H. J., Mar 2007, In : Social Science and Medicine. 64, 6, p. 1278-1284 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medical Students
Lebanon
medical student
brain
student
2006

In response [2]

Major, S. & Khater, B., Jan 2006, In : Journal Medical Libanais. 54, 1, p. 37 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2005
6 Citations (Scopus)

Communication skills in a Lebanese Medical School: From movie theaters to medical classrooms

Saab, B. R., Usta, J., Major, S., Musharrafieh, U. & Ashkar, K., Feb 2005, In : Family Medicine. 37, 2, p. 90-92 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motion Pictures
Medical Schools
Role Playing
Teaching
Communication
12 Citations (Scopus)

Factors influencing the choice of specialty among medical students in Lebanon

Khater-Menassa, B. & Major, S., Jan 2005, In : Journal Medical Libanais. 53, 1, p. 16-20 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lebanon
Medical Students
Primary Health Care
Students
Career Choice
2003
6 Citations (Scopus)

Changes in health-related attitude and self-reported behaviour of undergraduate students at the American University of Beirut following a health awareness course

Afifi Soweid, R. A., El Kak, F., Major, S., Karam, D. K. & Rouhana, A., Nov 2003, In : Education for Health. 16, 3, p. 265-278 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

health awareness
Attitude to Health
Students
Health
health
9 Citations (Scopus)

Osteitis pubis: An unusual postpartum presentation

Usta, J. A., Usta, I. M. & Major, S., Nov 2003, In : Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics. 269, 1, p. 77-78 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pubic Bone
Osteitis
Postpartum Period
Heparin
2002
1 Citation (Scopus)

Practice patterns of antiphospholipid syndrome at a tertiary teaching hospital in Lebanon

Major, S., Pashayan, N., Atweh, S., Chidiac-Tannoury, R., Shaar, S., Uthman, I., Fatah Masri, A. & Arayssi, T., 2002, In : Lupus. 11, 11, p. 759-764 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lebanon
Antiphospholipid Syndrome
Tertiary Care Centers
Teaching Hospitals
Lupus Coagulation Inhibitor
2 Citations (Scopus)

Routine urinalysis of patients in hospital in Lebanon: How worthwhile is it?

Pashayan, N., Khogali, M. & Major, S., 2002, In : Journal of Medical Screening. 9, 4, p. 181-186 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lebanon
Urinalysis
Physicians
Western World
Kidney Diseases
2001
24 Citations (Scopus)

Common prescriptions in ambulatory care in Lebanon

Hamadeh, G. N., Dickerson, L. M., Saab, B. R. & Major, S., 2001, In : Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 35, 5, p. 636-640 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lebanon
Ambulatory Care
Prescriptions
Essential Drugs
Generic Drugs
2000
23 Citations (Scopus)

Alterations in plasma transforming growth factor β in normoalbuminuric type 1 and type 2 diabetic patients

Azar, S. T., Salti, I., Zantout, M. S. & Major, S., 2000, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 85, 12, p. 4680-4682 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transforming Growth Factors
Medical problems
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Plasmas
1999
22 Citations (Scopus)

Altered plasma levels of nerve growth factor and transforming growth factor-β2 in type-1 diabetes mellitus

Azar, S. T., Major, S. & Safieh-Garabedian, B., Dec 1999, In : Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. 13, 4, p. 361-366 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transforming Growth Factors
Nerve Growth Factor
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Cytokines
1998
45 Citations (Scopus)

Drug-related hospitalization at a tertiary teaching center in Lebanon: Incidence, associations, and relation to self-medicating behavior

Major, S., Badr, S., Bahlawan, L., Hassan, G., Khogaoghlanian, T., Khalil, R., Melhem, A., Richani, R., Younes, F., Yeretzian, J., Khogali, M. & Sabra, R., Oct 1998, In : Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 64, 4, p. 450-461 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lebanon
Teaching
Hospitalization
Incidence
Pharmaceutical Preparations
18 Citations (Scopus)

Involvement of capsaicin sensitive primary afferents in thymulin- induced hyperalgesia

Saadé, N. E., Major, S., Jabbur, S. J., Atweh, S. F., Kanaan, S. A. & Safieh-Garabedian, B., 2 Nov 1998, In : Journal of Neuroimmunology. 91, 1-2, p. 171-179 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Circulating Thymic Factor
Capsaicin
Hyperalgesia
Vagotomy
Nerve Growth Factor
4 Citations (Scopus)

Managing diabetes mellitus in a Lebanese primary care centre. Working towards change.

Major, S., Salti, I., Masri, A., Van Lerberghe, W., Boelaert, M. & Khogali, M., Jul 1998, In : Le Journal médical libanais. The Lebanese medical journal. 46, 4, p. 182-188 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Primary Health Care
Diabetes Mellitus
Documentation
Foot
Smoking
1997
Lebanon
Self Medication
Hospitalization
Drug Therapy
Pharmaceutical Preparations