Dr. Yazan Gammoh

Associate Professor

Major: Optometry & Vision Sciences

Departemnt: Optometry Science Department

Faculty: Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences


Email:

y.gammoh@ammanu.edu.jo

Extention: 2400

Profiles:



COURSES TAUGHT

  • Optometry Theory & Methods 1
  • Optometry Theory & Methods 1
  • Optometry Theory & Methods 1
  • Optometry Theory & Methods 1
  • Optometry Theory & Methods 1
  • Optometry Theory & Methods 2
  • Optometry Theory & Methods 3

ACADEMIC RANKS

Rank University Country Date
Associate Professor Al-Ahliyya Amman University Jordan 2021
Assistant Professor American University of Science & Technology Lebanon 2012
Lecturer Jordan University of Science & Technology Jordan 2005

QUALIFICATION

Degree Institute Specialization Country Date
Phd Univeristy of Bradford Vision Sciences December / 2011
Masters Degree Univeristy of Bradford Optometry December / 2004
Bachelors Degree Jordan Univeristy of Science & Technology Optometry June / 2003

WORK EXPERIENCE

Job Title Institute Time Period
Associate Professor Al-Ahliyya Amman University July / 2021 - January / Present
Assistant Professor Al-Ahliyya Amman University May / 2015 - July / 2021
Assistant Professor American Univeristy of Science & Technology September / 2012 - September / 2014
Lecturer Jordan Univeristy of Science & Technology February / 2005 - February / 2007

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Myopia epidemiology, control and management
  • Prevention of Blindness

RESEARCHES AND PUBLICATIONS

  • Yazan Gammoh, Vanessa Moodley (2023) Situation analysis of optometric education in the Eastern Mediterranean Region Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 29,2023,170-176
  • Yazan Gammoh, Wafaa Asfour (2023) Compliance to contact lens wear and care among Jordanian adults Plos One, 18,e0280409
  • Zeyad Alzaben, Yazan Gammoh, Marta Freixas, Ahmad Zaben, Miguel A Zapata, Dana N Koff (2020) Inter-Ocular Asymmetry in Anterior Corneal Aberrations Using Placido Disk-Based Topography Clinical Ophthalmology, 14/ 1451–1457
  • (2019) A Situation Analysis of Optometry in the Eastern Mediterranean Region American Academy of Optometry,
  • Yazan Sultan Gammoh (2019) Strategies in myopia prevention and management Sudanese Journal of Ophthalmology, Volume : 11 | Issue : 1 | Page : 1-7
  • YS Gammoh (2018) Myopia: Etiology, epidemiology, and management strategy Sudanese Journal of Ophthalmology, 10/1
  • MM Bakkar, MF Haddad, YS Gammoh (2017) Awareness of diabetic retinopathy among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Jordan Diabetes, metabolic syndrome and obesity: targets and therapy, 10/435
  • Mera Hadda, May Bakkar, Yazan Gammoh, Philip Morgan (2016) Trends of contact lens prescribing in Jordan Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, 39/385-388
  • (2016) Scleral Contact lenses fitting MEACO,
  • (2015) Review of Scientific Evidence on Visual Acuity Charts Vision-X 2015,
  • EAH Mallen, Y Gammoh, M Al‐Bdour, FN Sayegh (2005) Refractive error and ocular biometry in Jordanian adults Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, 25, 302-309

CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS

Conference Title Type of Participation Location Date
American Academy of Optometry Paper/Poster Orlando, USA October / 2019
BCLA Conference Attendance Liverpool, UK January / 2017
World Optometry Congress Attendance India January / 2017
Vision-X Attendance Dubai, UAE January / 2016
MEACO Paper/Poster Bahrain January / 2016
Vision-X 2015 Paper/Poster AND Participate in the organization of Conference Dubai, UAE December / 2015

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIP

Title Location Date
IACLE Educator of the Year Award Liverpool, UK 2017

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