Faculty:Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care
School:School of Nursing and Midwifery
Location: ARU Peterborough
Areas of Expertise: Nursing and midwifery , Physical Activity , Public health , Weight loss
Rowaa is a registered adult nurse with clinical experience in surgical care, public health, and clinical research. Rowaa joined ARU in October 2021 as a Lecturer in Pre-registration Adult Nursing.
Since graduating from Griffith University Rowaa has worked in Tawam Hospital, a John Hopkins accredited clinical facility. She worked within the surgical setting (Theatres, Day Surgery, Surgical Wards, Bariatric Centre, ENT Head and Neck). As a qualified nurse Rowaa gained a varied level of experience within clinical settings.
Having an interest in public health and research led Rowaa to complete her PhD in Public Health (UAEU). She relocated to the UK and worked as part of the theatre team in Harrogate District Hospital.
Rowaa's teaching interests are varied and include various aspects of research and education. She is currently studying for a PG Cert in Learning and Teaching (Higher Education).
Personal tutor and group work teaching, Nursing - Adult BSc (Hons).
Allatif, R. E. A., Mannaerts, G. H. H., Al Afari, H. S. T. et al., 2021. Concomitant Cholecystectomy for Asymptomatic Gallstones in Bariatric Surgery - Safety Profile and Feasibility in a Large Tertiary Referral Bariatric Center. Obes. Surg..
Mannaerts, G. H. H., Allatif, R. E. A., Al Hashmi, F. Y. et al., 2019. First Successful Large-Scale Introduction of an Enhanced Recovery after Bariatric Surgery (ERABS) Program in the Middle East: The Results and Lessons Learned of Tawam Hospital/Johns Hopkins, a Tertiary Governmental Center in the UAE. Obes. Surg., 29, pp, 2100–2109.