مها اسماعيل الطل

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Dr.Maha Al-Till
MBBSc, MSc (opth), FRCS-Ed (Ophth),
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
-Associate Professor, University of Jordan
-Private Clinic
, Fifth Circle, Bader Medical Complex    

Amman-Jordan
Qualifications
-High school diploma of Jordan (Al-Twjehi), 1980.
-MBBSc-Jordan University, 1986.
-MSc (Ophthalmology), Jordan University, 1991.
-FRCS-Ed (Ophthalmology), Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 1996.

Current Post
- Associate Professor in Ophthalmology, Jordan University
- Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, with interest in Corneal and Refractive surgeries, Cataract, and Diabetic Retinopathy medical management.
-Member of the “National Center for Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Genetics” Jordan.
Previous Posts
-Director of Ophthalmology Department,Jordan University Hospital (1999-2006)
-Director of the “Jordan Eye Bank.”(1999-2006)
-Courses, workshops & Conferences
1-“The second Jordanian Ophthalmological Conference”, in Amman-Jordan Nov.1992.
2-“Basic Sciences Course for Ophthalmologists”; at the Queen Elizabeth Post-Graduate Medical Center, Birmingham, UK. Jan. 1994.
3-“The Practice of Refraction” at the University of Wales College of Cardiff.Sept.1995.
4-“Manchester Pediatric Ophthalmology Symposium” at the Manchester Post-Graduate Health Sciences Center. Oct.1995.
5-“Nottingham Ophthalmology Course for FRCS”, in Nottingham UK. Dec.1996.
6-“Basic Phacoemulsification Surgery Course”, at Moorfields Eye Hospital .March 1998.
7-“The Diagnosis and Management of Diabetic Retinopathy  workshop”. Amman-Jordan. Feb.2000.
8-“The National Diabetic Iraqi Conference”. Baghdad. April 2000.
9-“The Second International Congress of the Arab Ophthalmic Association”. Damascus, Syria. May2000.
10-“Fundus Fluorescein Angiography Course”. The Manchester Royal Eye Hospital.Sept.2000.
11-“American Academy of Ophthalmologists Meeting”. Dallas. USA. Oct.2000.
12-“The Scientific Day” for the Faculty of Medicine at the Jordan University.Amman-Jordan.Oct.2000.
13-“The Jordanian Ophthalmological Conference”. Amman-Jordan, Nov.2000.
14-“The Pan Arab African Conference for Ophthalmologists (PAACO)”. Beirut-Lebanon. April 2001.
15-“The Third Arab Conference for Diabetes and Endocrinology”. Damascus, Syria. Oct.2001.
16-“Workshop on Basics of Medical Education at the University of Jordan Center for Educational Development on Collaboration with WHO”. Amman, Jordan. Dec.2001.
17-“National Seminar on the Prevention of Blindness and the launching of Vision 2020 initiative in Jordan”. Amman, Jordan. March 2002.
18-“International Congress of Ophthalmology (ICO) meeting”. Sydney, Australia. April 2002.
19-“The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and Pan American Association of Ophthalmology (PAAO) joint meeting”, at Orlando, Florida .October 2002.
20-“The Sixth Jordanian Ophthalmological Conference joint with The Third International Congress of the Arab Ophthalmic Association” in Amman, Jordan. November 2002.
21-Joint meeting “The VIIth International Congress of Pan – Arab African Council of Ophthalmology and the XXIInd Congress of the Tunisian Ophthalmological Society.
Karm, Tunis 22-25/5/2003.
22-Summer Course “Expanding Horizons in Problem – Based Learning”. Faculty of Medicine, Maastricht University, The Netherlands 16th – 20th June / 2003.
23-“The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and Pan American Association of Ophthalmology (PAAO) joint meeting”, at Anaheim, CA, USA. November 2003.
24-“European Glaucoma Society, 7th Congress”, Florence, Italy. May 2004.
25-“The Scientific Conference 2004”, in Sanaa, Yemen. October 2004.
26-Workshop “Resourcing the communication and clinical skills” by Professor Jonathan Fuller, and Professor Katharine Boursicot at the Clinical Skills Center, Faculty of Medicine, JUH. 18/10/2004.
27-The Third Regional Ophthalmologic Meeting (Jordanian, Syrian & Lebanese) and the Seventh Congress of the Jordanian Ophthalmologic Society (JOS). Held in Amman, Jordan; March 17-19, 2005.
28-The VIIIth  International Congress of Pan – Arab African Councilof Ophthalmology –PAACO, Dubai, UAE; April 7-10, 2005.
29-World Cornea Congress V. Washington, DC April 13-15, 2005.
30-American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery joint with American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators “ASCRS.ASOA”.Washington, DC April 13-15, 2005.
31-The 2nd Pfizer Africa Middle East Ophthalmology Symposium on Glaucoma. Cairo, Egypt; June 9-10, 2005.
32-“International Congress of Ophthalmology (ICO) meeting”Sao Paulo, Brazil; Feb 19-24, 2006.
33-American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery joint with American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators“ASCRS.ASOA”/Glaucoma Day. San Francisco, USA; March16-22, 2006.
34-“The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and Pan American Association of Ophthalmology (PAAO) joint meeting”,Las Vegas, November 10-14, 2006.
35- The Pan Arab African Council of ophthalmology and Emirates Ophthalmic Society, Dubai, UAE April, 2007.
Memberships
- Member of the Jordanian Medical Council.
- Member of the Jordanian Ophthalmological Society.
- Member in the Scientific Committee of the Jordanian Board(Ophthalmology Division), sharing in preparing MCQs for the first and second parts of the Jordanian Board Examinations as will as sharing in the oral and clinical exams and pre-exam courses.(1998-2005).
- Member of the Scientific Committee of the Arab Board(Ophthalmology Division), and its Examination Committee .(2000-2006).
- Member of the General Medical Council of the United Kingdom.
- Member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists of Edinburgh.
- Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmologists.
- Member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS).
- Member of the “Friends Society of the Jordan Eye Bank & Prevention of Blindness”.
- Member of the “Jordan Society for Organ Donation”.

Publications
Published;
1- Causes of Blindness amongst Adult Jordanians: A Hospital-Based study. Bdour, Al-Till, Abu Khader. European Journal of Ophthalmology. Jan/Feb 2002; 12(1):5-10.
2- Ophthalmologic Findings in fifteen patients with Wolfram Syndrome. Al-Till, Jarrah, Ajlouni. European
Journal of Ophthalmology. March/April 2002;12(2):84-88.
3- Cerebellar hypoplasia, hypergonadotrophic hypogonadism, retinitis pigmentosa, alopecia, microcephaly, psychomotor retardation, and short stature: “D-CHRAMPS” syndrome. Hiyasat, Dehyyat, Ajlouni, Al-Till .European Journal of Paediatrics (2002)161:170-172.
4- Hypogoradotrophic hypogonadism, short stature, cerebellar ataxia, rod-cone retinal dystrophy, and hypersegmented neutrophils: a novel disorder or a new variant of Boucher – Neuhauser syndrome?  A K Jbour, A F Mubaidin, M Al - Till, H El - Shanti, A Hadidi, K M Ajlouni. J Med Genet 2003; 40:e 2.
5- Radiological Findings in Wolfram Syndrome. A Hadidy, N Jarrah,
M Al-Till, H El-Shanti, K Ajlouni. Saudi Med J 2004; Vol. 25(5).
6- Visual outcome after corneal graft at Jordan University Hospital.
     M Al-Till. Jordan Med J 2004; Vol. 38(2), 189-196.
7- Kearns Sayre Syndrome: a case- report. M Al-Till. Jordan Med J 2004; Vol. 38(2), 277-279.
8- Prevalence of Blindness and Visual Impairment among Diabetic Jordanians. M Al-Till, M Al-Bdour, K Ajlouni. Eur J Ophthalmol;2005 Jan-Feb; 15(1)62-8.
9- Risk Factors for Retinopathy of Prematurity at Jordan University Hospital. M Al-Bdour, M Al-Till, R Bin Tareef, A Shamayleh.MEJO 2004; Vol. 12(2), 108-111.
10-"Clinical Biomicroscopy versus Fluorescein Angiography: Effectiveness and Sensitivity in Detecting Diabetic Retinopathy".European Journal of Ophthalmology.
11- Argon laser: A modality of treatment for trichiasis.M.Al-Bdour, M.Al-Till.International Journal of Biomedical Sciences; March 2007; Vol 3 No 1.In Preparation:
1-Risk Factors for the Development of Diabetic Retinopathy among Diabetic Jordanians.
2-Prevalence of Pseudoexfoliation among Jordanians.
3-Epidemiologic Analysis of Keratoconus at Jordan University Hospital.
4-Prevalence of Endophthalmitis at JUH.
Presentations
-Multiple presentations involving a wide range of ophthalmologic subjects were presented during the weekly teaching sessions and journal club meetings in the Northwest region.
-The Jordan University Hospital is the biggest teaching hospital in Jordan. Presentations to medical students, ophthalmology residents, medical staff in the other departments, and to general practitioners were presented in various aspects of ophthalmology.
-The following presentations were done in association with the Jordan Medical Association / Jordanian Society of Ophthalmologist:
 
1.“Diabetic Retinopathy” , presented in the city of Karak south of Jordan; May 1999.
2.“The new classification of Diabetic Retinopathy” presented in the city of Irbid north of Jordan. November, 1999.
3.Various lectures to ophthalmology residents preparing for the Jordanian Board in ophthalmology.
4.Diabetic Retinopathy – Classification and Management at Al–Islami Hospital as part of a workshop organized by “Jordanian Society of Ophthalmologists” to promote the awareness for diabetic patients.
5.Fundus Fluorescein Angiography  9/4/2000. Amman (Dana Plaza Hotel).6.Management of Optic Disc Swelling, at the Sheraton Hotel, Amman 11/11/2001.Presentations during conferences and meetings:
7.Ophthalmologic Findings in Fifteen patients with DIDMOAD Syndrome was presented during the Third Arab conference for Diabetes and Endocrinology in Oct. 2001 – Damascus, Syria.
8.Prevalence of diabetic retinopathy among Jordanian diabetics; (Preliminary results), presented during the National Seminar on the prevention of blindness, and the launching of vision 2020 initiative in Jordan in corporation with the WHO, at the Sheraton Hotel, Amman – Jordan 7-8 March 2002.
9.Prevalence of Ocular complication among Jordanian diabetics; presented at the “ The VIIth International Congress of Pan – Arab African Council of Ophthalmology and the XXIInd Congress of the Tunisian Ophthalmological Society.Karm, Tunis  22-25/5/2003.
10.Jordan Eye Bank; presented at the meeting of The International Federation of Eye Banks. Anaheim, California 15/11/2003.
11.Causes of Blindness in Jordan, presented at the Scientific Conference 2004 in Sanaa, Yemen 11/10-13/10/2004.
12.Prevalence of Blindness and Visual Impairment among Jordanian Diabetics, presented at the Scientific Conference 2004 in Sanaa, Yemen 11/10-13/10/2004.
13.Jordan Eye Bank Perspectives….Sharing the Gift of Sight,
presented at the Scientific Conference 2004 in Sanaa, Yemen 11/10-13/10/2004.
14.Jordan Eye Bank Perspectives….Sharing the Gift of Sight.presented at King Hussein Cancer Center.
15.Jordan Eye Bank Perspectives….Sharing the Gift of Sight,presented at The Third Regional Ophthalmological Meeting and The Seventh Congress of The Jordanian Ophthalmological Society (JOS), Held in  Amman, Jordan;
March 17-19,2005.

 

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