My current position at SNBL Clinical Pharmacology Center is President and Chief Operating Officer, with a joint academic appointment as Clinical Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, and medical staff appointments at the University of Maryland Medical Center, Maryland General Hospital and the Baltimore Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
I received my MB ChB from Baghdad College of Medicine in 1967 and completed residency training in internal medicine at The Fulham Hospital, London, UK, Maryland General Hospital and the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland. Subsequently, I completed my training in infectious diseases and immunology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and New York University School of Medicine. In 1994, I completed a course of clinical effectiveness at the Harvard School of Public Health. My board certification are in internal medicine and infectious diseases.
I have written 7 books and book chapters and over 20 refereed journal articles.
My areas of expertise and research interest include adult vaccine development and anti-infective.
Books and Book Chapters
Novick, L and Al-Ibrahim, MS. Health Problems in the Prison Setting. Springfield, Chicago. Charles C. Thomas. 1977
Al-Ibrahim, MS. In vitro effects of levamisole on human mononuclear phagocytes. In: Chirigos, M. ed. Progress in Cancer Research and Therapy. New York, Raven Press, 1978: 39- 47.
Al-Ibrahim, MS: Tularemia. In: Conn, Howard F., ed. Current Therapy. Philadelphia, W.B. Saunders Co.,1982: 80-81.
Al-Ibrahim, MS and Furth, P. Prevention and Management of Infection in the Peri-operative Period. In: Wolfsthal, SD, ed., Medical Peri-operative Management: 89-90. Norwalk, Conn., Appleton & Lange, 1989: 48-83.
Rogers, ER and Al-Ibrahim, MS. The Geriatric Patient. In: Wolfsthal, SD ed., Medica1 Peri-operative Management â?~89/â?T 90. Norwalk, Conn, Appleton & Lange, 1989: 327-336.
Al-Ibrahim, MS and Gross, JY. Tobacco Use. In: Walker H.K, Hall WD, 1urst 1W., eds. Clinical Methods. Stoneham, MA, Butterworth Publishers, 3rd. ed. 1990: 214-21.6.
Martin DC, Arnold JD Clyde DF, and Al-Ibrahim, MS. A quinoline methanol (WR 30090) for treatment of acute malaria. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 3(2):214-219, 1973.
Al-Ibrahim MS and 1-Tolzman RS. Probable Chloroquine Resistant Malaria, New York. MMWR. 22:357, 1973.
Al-Ibrahim MS and Holzman, RS. Bilateral pleural effusions with plasmodium falciparum infection. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1975;24(1): 910-213.
Al-Ibrahim MS, Chandra R, Valentine F, and Lawrence HS. A micromethod for evaluation of the phagocytic activity of human macrophages by ingestion of radio-labeled polystyrene particles. J Immuno Methods. 1976;10:207-219.
Al-Ibrahim MS and Holzman RS. Treatment of Bacteroides endocarditis with carbenicillin. Am J Med Sci. 1977;273(1):105-107.
Al-Ibrahim MS, Holzman RS, and Lawrence HS. Concentrations of Levamisole required for enhanced proliferation of human Lymphocytes and phagocytosis by macrophages. J Infect Dis. 1977;135(4):517-523.
Dutta SK and Al-Ibrahim MS. Immunological studies in acute pseudomembranous esophageal candidiasis. Gastroenterology. 1978;75:292-296.
Al-Ibrahim MS, Valentine FF and Lawrence HS. Activated lymphocytes depress phagocytosis of latex particles by human monocyte-macrophages. Cell Immunol . 1978;41:217-230.
Holly HP and Al-Ibrahim MS. Cerebrospinal fluid eosinophilia following myelography. JAMA. 1979;242:2432-2433.
Hoover DL and Al-Ibrahim MS. Use of glucosamine incorporation to measure human macrophage activation. Activation by antigen-stimulated lymphocytes and correlation with delayed hypersensitivity. Cell Immunol. 1980;53:182-184.
Freeman R, Gollub RE, Woiski M, Gschwend JA and Al-Ibrahim, MS. Planning health services for a City Jail: Impact of contractual services on mens' sick call, Medical Care. 1981;19:410-418.
Al-Ibrahim MS, Hawthorne P, Freeman R, Kelly G and Fox L. Utilization of Physicians Assistants in a Large Urban Jail: Clinical design and cost considerations. J Prison Health. 1981;1(2):88-96.
Hynak MT, Al-Ibrahim MS and Russell, R: Nutritional status and pulmonary function in patients with chronic obstructive lung disease. Nutrition Research. 1981; 1:461-466.
Simberkoff MS, Lukaszewskj M, Cross A, Al-Ibrahim MS, Baltch A, Smith R, Geiseler PJ, V Nadler J, Richmond AS. Antibiotic-resistant isolates of Streptococcus Pneumoniae from clinical specimens: a cluster of serotype 19A organisms in Brooklyn, New York. J Infect Dis. 1986;153:78-82.
Simberkoff MS, Cross AP, Al-Ibrahim MS, Baltch AL, Geiseler PJ, Nadler J, Richmond AS, Smith RP, Schiffman G, Shepard DS, and Von Eckhout JP. Efficacy of pneumococcal vaccine in high-risk patients: Results of a Veterans Administration cooperative study. N EngI J Med. 1986;315: 1318-1327.
Page AEK, Walker-Bartnick L, Taler GA, Snow DA, Wertheimer DW, and Al-Ibrahim, MS. A program to teach house calls for the elderly to fourth-year medical students. J Med Ed. 1988;63(1):51- 58.
Vlahov D, Myers AH, Al-Ibrahim MS. Epidemiology of falls among patients in a rehabilitation hospital. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 1990;71:8-12.
Mackowiak P, Al-Ibrahim MS, Barish R, Bernhard WN, et. al. Journey of the Maryland International Health Task Force to Post-War Kuwait: May 19-27, 1991. Mil Med J. 1992;41:407-412.
Bernhard WN, Barish R, Al-Ibrahim MS, and Flynn, JP. War crimes during the Persian Gulf War. Mil Med. 1992;12:667-669.
Hemani A, Al-Ibrahim MS, Rastegar, Hill C. Diagnostic Utilization Differ by Type of Primary Care Physician. J Gen Intern Med. 1997;12(Sup1):73.
Fedele DJ, Hooper FJ, Chu KP, Kinosian B, Al-Ibrahim, MS. Relationship of self- reported oral health and nutritional risk among hospitalized older adults. J Public Health Manag Pract. 1998;4(3):57-63.
Hemani A, Rastegar D, Hill C, Al-Ibrahim MS. A comparison of resource utilization in nurse practitioners and physicians. Eff Clin Pract. 1999;2(6):258-265.
Thorne CD, Curbow B, Oliver M, Al-Ibrahim MS, McDiarmid M. Terrorism Preparedness Training for Non-clinical Hospital Workers: Empowering Them to Take Action. J Occup Environ Med. 2003;45:333-337.
Thorne CD, Oliver M, Al-Ibrahim MS, Gucer PW, McDiarmid MA. Terrorism-preparedness training for non-clinical hospital workers: tailoring content and presentation to meet workers' needs. J Occup Environ Med. 2004;46(7):668-676.
Arora M, Falsafi N, Al-Ibrahim MS, Sawyer, Siegel E, Joshi A, Finkelstein J. Evaluation of CoVISTA - an automated vital sign documentation system - in an inpatient hospital setting. AMIA Annual Symp Proc. 2005;885.