• 313 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
19972019

Research output per year

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Research Output

  • 313 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
  • 24 Article
  • 2 Chapter
  • 2 Letter
1998

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

45 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

18 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

4 Citations (Scopus)
1999

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

22 Citations (Scopus)
2000

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

23 Citations (Scopus)
2001

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

24 Citations (Scopus)
2002

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

1 Citation (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

2 Citations (Scopus)
2003

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

6 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

9 Citations (Scopus)
2005

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

6 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

12 Citations (Scopus)
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

2007

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

20 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

40 Citations (Scopus)
2008

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

4 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

21 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

38 Citations (Scopus)
2009

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

1 Citation (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

4 Citations (Scopus)
2013

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

2 Citations (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

1 Citation (Scopus)
2014

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

1 Citation (Scopus)
2016

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

4 Citations (Scopus)
2017

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

4 Citations (Scopus)

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

1 Citation (Scopus)
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

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