Iman Ghazal holds a bachelor’s degree (BA) from the University of Western Ontario, Canada. She majored in Childhood and Social Institutions and minored in Psychology.
She then completed a one-year graduate certificate program in Autism and Behavioral Science from Fanshawe College, Ontario. After graduating she moved to Saudi Arabia and started her career as an Early Intervention Specialist and a Clinical Research Coordinator at the Center for Autism Research – King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center. During that time she worked alongside a multi-disciplinary team in early diagnosis and intervention for cases with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD.) Additionally, she was involved in different research and training projects including the educational consultancy, ABA and the Early Start Denver Model training programs, and the Language Environment Analysis (LENA) research study. She then completed a master’s in Special Education from the Department of Psychological Sciences, College of Education, Qatar University. Ghazal joined HBKU’s Qatar Biomedical Research Institute’s (QBRI’s) ASD Epidemiology Research team as a senior research associate in October 2016.
Doha, QatarFebruary – April 2016
Qatar University - Doha, QatarMay 2013 – Sept. 2016
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center - Riyadh, Saudi ArabiaSept. 2011 - Dec. 2012
London Summer Inclusion Camp - London, ON, CanadaJuly - August 2011
Westminster Central Public School - London, ON, CanadaMarch - April 2011
Masters Research Paper - Riyadh, Saudi ArabiaMay - June 2007
Qatar University, Doha , Qatar2014 - 2016
Fanshawe College, London, Ontario, Canada2010 - 2011
University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada2006 - 2010
Autism spectrum disorder in Qatar: Profiles and correlates of a large clinical sample. Autism & Developmental Language Impairments. https://doi.org/10.1177/23969415176992152017
Validation of the Arabic version of the Social Communication Questionnaire. Autism. https://doi.org/10.1177/13623613188160652019
Prevalence and correlates of autism spectrum disorder in Qatar: a national study. J Child Psychol Psychiatr. doi:10.1111/jcpp.130662019