Hamzeh Alzabadi

Assistant Professor


Dr. Hamzeh ALZABADI was born in 1976 in Palestine. He got a BS.c in Pharmacy in 1999 and a MPH degree in Public Health in 2006. In the same year, he has been awarded a Ph.D scholarship in Public Health from the French Foreign Ministry. Since August 2010, he is working as an Assistant Professor at An-Najah National University-School of Medicine and Health Sciences-Public Health and Community Medicine Department. Since the academic year 2011/2012 he is the coordinator of the Master program of Public Health at An-Najah University in the faculty of graduate studies.


Area of Interest

• Evaluation and Prevention of Occupational and  Environmental Risks

• Exposure Assessment as an Important Public Health Tool

• Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology

• Occupational Health and Safety

• Environmental Toxicology

• Asthma Management

• Biomarkers of Genotoxicity and Oxidative stress

• Risk Communication (RC) as a complex, multidisciplinary, multidimensional, and evolving process of increasing importance in protecting the public’s health.

top publication

1. Al Zabadi H, Yaser Nazzal. Evaluation of Darkroom Disease’s Symptoms among Radiographers in the West Bank Hospitals: A Cross-sectional Study in Palestine. J Occup Med Toxicol. 2014 Apr 17;9(1):15. doi:10.1186/1745-6673-9-15
2. Al Zabadi H, Daqour A, Hawari A, Hasouni J. Short-term outcomes of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy among obesity patients in the northern west bank: a retrospective records review. BMC Res Notes. 2014 Feb 7;7(1):85. doi: 10.1186/1756-0500-7-85.
3. Hamzeh Al Zabadi, Samar Musmar, Shaza Issa, Nidal Dwaikat and Ghassan Saffarini. Exposure assessment of radon in the drinking water supplies: A descriptive study in Palestine. BMC Res Notes. 2012 Jan 13;5:29. doi: 10.1186/1756-0500-5-29.
4. Al Zabadi H, Ferrari L, Sari Minodier I, Kerautret M, Tiberguent A, Paris C, Zmirou-Navier D. Integrated Exposure Assessment of Sewage Workers to Genotoxicants: an Urinary Biomarker Approach and Oxidative stress Evaluation. Environ Health. 2011 Mar 24;10:23. doi: 10.1186/1476-069X-10-23.
5. Al Zabadi H, El Sharif N. Risk factors for asthma severity among emergency rooms attendees, Palestine. Pulm Pharmacol Ther. 2009 Jun;22(3):208-13. doi: 10.1016/j.pupt.2008.12.016.
6. Al Zabadi H, Ferrari L, Laurent AM, Tiberguent A, Paris C, Zmirou- Navier D. Biomonitoring of complex occupational exposures to carcinogens : the case of sewage workers in Paris. BMC Cancer. 2008 Mar 6;8:67. doi: 10.1186/1471-2407-8-67.
7. H. Al Zabadi, N. El Sharif. Factors Associated with Frequent Emergency Room Attendance by Asthma Patients in Palestine. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2007 Aug;11(8):920-7.
8. Hamzeh Al Zabadi, Luc Ferrari, Caroline Gaucher, Chantal Faye, Philippe Hartemann, Christophe Paris and Denis Zmirou-Navier. Arguments for a choice between HepG2 and HeLa S3 human-derived cell lines for a comet assay. Submitted.