Speaker's Profile:

Dr. Hadeel Bakhsh is an Occupational Therapist, an International scholar, and is regarded as among the first professionals to represent the Occupational Therapy (OT) field in Saudi Arabia. 


  • Graft versus host disease  
  • Outcome Measures in Occupational Therapy and Rehabilitation  
  • Hand Therapy  

Professional highlights: 

  • Vice Dean of Graduate Studies and Scientific Research, Princes Nourah Bint Abdulrahman University.  
  • Member of PNU-Health Science Research Centre Executive Committee, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz University Hospital.  
  • Assistant Professor in Occupational Therapy, Princes Nourah Bint Abdulrahman University.      


  • Selected as a 2017 Fulbright Scholar and Recipient of the Hubert Humphrey Fellowship in the field of Higher Education Administration, by the US Dept. of State, Fulbright Commission, and Institute of International Education.  
  • Won the 2017 Forchheimer Prize from the International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics for the most outstanding paper on objective clinical assessment, evaluation or measurements in the journal Prosthetics and Orthotics International.     

Publications https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=K1f_M5EAAAAJ&hl=en