Heba Tallah Mohammed, MD, MSc, PhD
Research coordinator, Opioid Education Partnership
Research assistant, Chronic pain management by rural and urban community pharmacists project
Heba is the research coordinator of the Opioid Education Partnership, a Health Canada–funded initiative the goal of which is to develop and implement a collaborative, web-based education program for evidence-based opioid management that targets physicians, pharmacists, students and trainees. She is also a research assistant on OPEN’s Chronic pain management project, a study on which she is examining the impact of implementing a specialized training program directed at pharmacists to prepare them to manage the use of opioids among chronic pain patients.
Heba is very passionate about health research and has more than a decade of experience in health research practice. Over the years, she has enjoyed conducting both quantitative and qualitative research, designing studies, modelling and conducting statistical analyses.
Heba has a multidisciplinary background. She first received her medical degree from Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt, then pursued a career in public health. She completed a master of science degree in public health from Ain Shams University, then a PhD at the School of Public Health and Health Systems at the University of Waterloo.