Dr. Barry Solaiman | Hamad Bin Khalifa University
Hamad Bin Khalifa University


Barry Solaiman

Dr. Barry Solaiman (PhD)

Assistant Dean of Students & Assistant Professor of Law
College of Law


Dr. Barry Solaiman is an Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and an Assistant Professor specialising in healthcare law and constitutional law. He holds a PhD in Law from the University of Cambridge, Faculty of Law and is a Fellow of Harvard Medical School’s Center for Bioethics. He also serves as a Governor of the World Association for Medical Law (WAML)

At Hamad Bin Khalifa University, he is the Lead Principal Investigator for a multidisciplinary grant developing guidelines for the use of AI/Machine Learning in healthcare research. At Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, he serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics in Clinical Medicine and Co-Director of the Intersection of Law & Medicine Series, accredited by the Ministry of Public Health in Qatar and ACCME in the United States

He is co-editor of a major forthcoming book titled ‘AI, Health and the Law ’ (to be published in 2024), which will be a prominent book in the field. His publications are in leading journals, and his research has been presented globally. He has served as Editor-in-Chief of both the Cambridge International Law Journal and the Medicine and Law Journal


Research Interests

  • Healthcare Law
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI), Metaverse & Blockchain
  • Constitutional Law
  • Lobbying & Elections


Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics in Clinical Medicine

Weill Cornell Medicine - Qatar

2021 - Present
  • Interim Editor-in-Chief, Medicine and Law Journal

    World Association for Medical Law

    2020 - 2021
  • Advisor

    Ministry of Public Health, Qatar

    2018 - Present
  • Editor-in-Chief, Cambridge International Law Journal

    University of Cambridge

    2015 - 2016


PhD in Law

University of Cambridge

  • LLM International Trade & Commercial Law

    Durham University

  • Barrister: Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC)

    BPP University

  • LLB (Hons)

    Newcastle University


Selected Publications