Rami Abbas

Rami Abbas
Faculty: Health SciencesDepartment: Physical TherapyPosition: Assistant ProfessorOffice Number: 529Phone: 00961-1-300110Ext: 2416E-mail: r.abbas@bau.edu.lb

Biography

Dr. Abbas is an assistant professor of physical therapy. He graduated with a BSc in physical therapy from Lebanese University – Faculty of Public Health in 1994. He earned his MSc in physical therapy in 1999, and his PhD in 2011 from Cairo University – Faculty of Physical Therapy. He has strong clinical background where he worked as physical therapist in the physical therapy department at Makassed General Hospital in Beirut in 1994 till reaching the position of the head of the department from 2001 till 2011. He also started his teaching experience in Lebanese University from 2001 till 2011. In 2011 he was appointed at Beirut Arab University – Faculty of Health Sciences - Physical Therapy department. In 2013 he was also appointed as Assistant Dean for the Faculty of Health Sciences. Professionally, Dr. Abbas was also an elected member in the Order of Physical Therapists of Lebanon (OPTL), were he held the position of Scientific affairs committee 2005-2009, then Vice President of the OPTL 2009-2011. He was also appointed as the delegate of the OPTL in the Arabic Confederation for Physical Therapy 2006 – 2013. 

Dr.Rami Abbass_Curriculum Vitae_EU.pdf

Teaching

Dr. Abbas teaches many courses in the physical therapy department. He uses various contemporary methods of student particularly PBL and TBL in addition to lab demonstration and practical skills. Courses taught by Dr. Abbas mainly were related to neurological rehabilitation sciences in addition to Assessment in PT, cardio respiratory PT, motor control, documentation in PT. Dr. Abbas is dedicated towards linking best assessment methods to the course as well as to the whole PT program outcomes.

2015-2016 Courses

Spring Courses 2015/2016
-    Neuromuscular PT I (3 Crs.)
-    Neuromuscular PT I Lab (1 Cr.)
-    Motor Control (3 Crs.)
Fall Courses 2015/2016
-    Neurological PT (4 Crs.)
-    Assessment in PT (3 Crs.)
-    Assessment in PT Lab (1 Cr.)
-    Clinical Screening and Differential Diagnosis II (3 Crs.)

Research Interests

Physical therapy intervention for cardiopulmonary disorders -geriatric rehabilitation.
Neurology
Diabetes
Muscle Performance
Biological Effects of Physical Agents

Activities

-    Member of BAU student misconduct committee.
-    Member of the Faculty of Health Sciences and Physical Therapy department councils
-    Member in the assessment committee at the Faculty of Health Sciences level
-    Member of:Pedagogic committee Order of Physical Therapy of Lebanon
-    Conferences: Lecturer in many conferences in Lebanon and abroad