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

MD, Sultan Qaboos University
MPH, Boston University School of Public Health
DSc, 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 Boston University 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. 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;
  2. 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;
  3. Koronaiou K, Al-Lawati JA, Sayed M, Alwadey AM, Alalawi EF, Almutawaa K, Hussain AH, Al-Maidoor W, Al-Farsi YM, Delipalla S. Economic cost of smoking and secondhand smoke exposure in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries. Tob Control. 2020 Aug 19. PMID: 32817575
  4. Al-Ghafri TS, Al-Harthi SM, Al-Farsi Y, Craigie AM, Bannerman E, Anderson AS. Perceived Changes in General Well-being: Findings from the 'MOVEdiabetes' Physical Activity Randomized Control Trial. Oman Med J. 2020 Jul; 35(4):e149. PMID: 32728484; PMCID: PMC7370892; DOI: 10.5001/omj.2020.68;
  5. Alghafri TS, Al Harthi SM, Al-Ajmi F, Al-Farsi Y, Craigie AM, Bannerman E, Anderson AS. Acceptability of the "MOVEdiabetes" physical activity intervention in diabetes primary care settings in Oman: findings from participants and practitioners. BMC Public Health. 2020 Jun 08; 20(1):887. PMID: 32513161; PMCID: PMC7281938; DOI: 10.1186/s12889-020-09029-1;
  6. Alsumait AF, Al-Farsi YM, Waly MI, Al-Qarshoobi IS, Al-Adawi S, Albali NH, Al-Moundhri MS. Hospital Prevalence of Colorectal Cancer among Colonoscopy Recipients Attending a Tertiary Hospital in Oman: A Cross-Sectional Study. ScientificWorldJournal. 2020; 2020:5863126. PMID: 32351344; PMCID: PMC7178535; DOI: 10.1155/2020/5863126;
  7. Al-Adawi S, Al-Naamani A, Jaju S, Al-Farsi YM, Dorvlo ASS, Al-Maashani A, Al-Adawi SSH, Moustafa AA, Al-Sibani N, Essa MM, Burke DT, Qoronfleh MW. Methylphenidate improves executive functions in patients with traumatic brain injuries: a feasibility trial via the idiographic approach. BMC Neurol. 2020 Mar 19; 20(1):103. PMID: 32192470; PMCID: PMC7081568; DOI: 10.1186/s12883-020-01663-x;
  8. Al-Kindi NM, Al-Farsi YM, Al-Bulushi B, Ali A, Rizvi SGA, Essa MM. Food Selection and Preferences of Omani Autistic Children. Adv Neurobiol. 2020; 24:505-523. PMID: 32006370
  9. Bjørklund G, Meguid NA, Dadar M, Pivina L, Kaluzna-Czaplinska J, Józwik-Pruska J, Aaseth J, Chartrand MS, Waly MI, Al-Farsi Y, Rahman MM, Pen JJ, Chirumbolo S. Specialized Diet Therapies: Exploration for Improving Behavior in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Curr Med Chem. 2020; 27(40):6771-6786. PMID: 32065085
  10. Salloum RG, Nakkash R, Abu-Rmeileh NME, Hamadeh RR, Darawad MW, Kheirallah KA, Al-Farsi Y, Yusufali A, Thomas J, Mostafa A, Salama M, El Kadi L, Alzyoud S, Al-Sheyab N, Thrasher JF. Individual-level determinants of waterpipe smoking demand in four Eastern-Mediterranean countries. Health Promot Int. 2019 Dec 01; 34(6):1157-1166. PMID: 30412234
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