Yahya Al-Farsi, MD
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Public Health

MD, Sultan Qaboos University
DSc, Boston University School of Public Health
MPH, Boston University School of Public Health

Yahya Al-Farsi, MD is an Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health at Sultan Qaboos University, Oman and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. Dr. Al-Farsi received his medical degree from the Sultan Qaboos University College of Medicine and received a Doctorate of Science in Epidemiology from the Boston University School of Public Health. His areas of expertise are in Public Health, Epidemiology, Academic Leadership, Healthcare Administration, Academic Research, Autism, and Lean Thinking.

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  1. Elmusharaf K, Poix S, Grafton D, Jung JS, Gribble R, Stanton R, Mahmoud L, Al Asfoor DH, Alawadi T, Mustafa M, Shuwaiter L, Alsuwaidan MS, Al-Abri Z, Al-Sabahi S, Fadda S, Syed HR, Almutairi M, Al-Farsi YM, Banatvala N, Tarlton D. Economics of primary healthcare: cost estimation of clinical services at primary care facilities in the six countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council. BMJ Open. 2024 Jun 08; 14(6):e079332. PMID: 38851234; PMCID: PMC11163647; DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2023-079332;
  2. Bedawi RM, Al-Farsi Y, Mirza H, Al-Huseini S, Al-Mahrouqi T, Al-Kiyumi O, Al-Azri M, Al-Adawi S. Prevalence and Clinical Profile of Adults with ADHD Attending a Tertiary Care Hospital for Five Years. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2024 Apr 29; 21(5). PMID: 38791781; PMCID: PMC11121453; DOI: 10.3390/ijerph21050566;
  3. Chen S, Guo L, Xie Y, Dong D, Saber R, Alluhidan M, Alamri A, Alfaisal A, Alazemi N, Al-Farsi YM, Al Ohaly YA, Zhang Y, Rakic S, Hamza M, Herbst CH, Tang S. Government responses to the COVID-19 pandemic of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries: good practices and lessons for future preparedness. Glob Health Res Policy. 2024 Mar 15; 9(1):10. PMID: 38486301; PMCID: PMC10941437; DOI: 10.1186/s41256-024-00349-y;
  4. El-Beeli M, Al-Farsi Y, Balkhair A, Al-Muharrmi Z, Al-Jabri M, Al-Adawi S. Estimation of Prevalence of Hospital-Acquired Blood Infections among Patients Admitted at a Tertiary Hospital in Oman over a Period of Five Years: A Cross-Sectional Study. Interdiscip Perspect Infect Dis. 2023; 2023:5853779. PMID: 37197198; PMCID: PMC10185416; DOI: 10.1155/2023/5853779;
  5. Albali N, Almudarra S, Al-Farsi Y, Alarifi A, Al Wahaibi A, Penttinen P. Comparative Performance Evaluation of the Public Health Surveillance Systems in 6 Gulf Cooperation Countries: Cross-sectional Study. JMIR Form Res. 2023 Apr 05; 7:e41269. PMID: 37018033; PMCID: PMC10131602; DOI: 10.2196/41269;
  6. Elmusharaf K, Grafton D, Jung JS, Roberts E, Al-Farsi Y, Al Nooh AA, Bin Belaila B, ElShamy A, Al-Zuabi H, Al Mutawa KA, Alraisi S, Al Lawat N, Gharbal A, Alomary S, Kulikov A, Pourghazian N, Slama S, Tarlton D, Banatvala N. The case for investing in the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases in the six countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council: an economic evaluation. BMJ Glob Health. 2022 Jun; 7(6). PMID: 35649631; PMCID: PMC9161070; DOI: 10.1136/bmjgh-2022-008670;
  7. Delipalla S, Koronaiou K, Al-Lawati JA, Sayed M, Alwadey A, AlAlawi EF, Almutawaa K, Hussain AHJ, Al-Maidoor W, Al-Farsi YM. The introduction of tobacco excise taxation in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries: a step in the right direction of advancing public health. BMC Public Health. 2022 Apr 13; 22(1):737. PMID: 35418055; PMCID: PMC9006469; DOI: 10.1186/s12889-022-13190-0;
  8. Al-Farsi YM, Albali NH, Alsaqabi MK, Sayed M, Al-Mawali AH, Al-Adawi S. Period-prevalence and Publication Rate of Health Research Productivity in Seven Arabian Gulf Countries: Bibliometric Analysis from 1996 to 2018. Oman Med J. 2021 Nov; 36(6):e316. PMID: 34868665; PMCID: PMC8607154; DOI: 10.5001/omj.2021.100;
  9. Al-Busaidi AS, Ganesh A, Al-Adawi S, Al-Farsi YM, Al-Rawahi MK, Al-Mawali NA, Al-Kharousi NS, Al-Alawi M, Al-Mujaini AS. Development and validation of an instrument to measure physician awareness of bioethics and medical law in Oman. BMC Med Ethics. 2021 05 22; 22(1):65. PMID: 34022852; PMCID: PMC8140473; DOI: 10.1186/s12910-021-00619-1;
  10. Al-Ghafri TS, Al-Harthi S, Al-Farsi Y, Craigie AM, Bannerman E, Anderson AS. Changes in Self-Efficacy and Social Support after an Intervention to Increase Physical Activity Among Adults with Type 2 Diabetes in Oman: A 12-month follow-up of the MOVEdiabetes trial. Sultan Qaboos Univ Med J. 2021 Feb; 21(1):e42-e49. PMID: 33777422; PMCID: PMC7968896; DOI: 10.18295/squmj.2021.21.01.006;
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