Dr. Hammoud brings over 25 years of experience in Anesthesiology and 15 years of experience in Healthcare management and consultancy on governance, strategy and quality service delivery.
She has Graduated as Medical Doctor from “Universite Libre de Bruxelles”, Belgium and as Anesthesiologist from the American University of Beirut.
She is American Board Certified in Healthcare Management from the American College of Healthcare Executives and is certified from the Harvard Business School in the “Management of Health Care Delivery for Executives”.
She Holds a Masters in Hospital Management from ESA business school and University Paris VII (France), a Teaching diploma, Mediation diploma and a Corporate Governance certification.
In addition, she is an academic Lecturer on Patient Safety and Risk Management and a reviewer for anesthesia and quality journals.
Dr Hammoud founded the “Lebanese Society for Quality & Safety in Healthcare” in 2012 and was elected twice as its President. During her tenure, the Society was able to collaborate with WHO on establishing a national “Patient Safety Goals” project , training healthcare providers on those and setting measurement indicators to be used for benchmarking.
She is a great advocate for patient safety and committed to ensure high quality care is delivered to patients across the globe. She served as a consultant on the Global Patient Safety Call for action initiative by WHO.
National & Regional speaker on Healthcare Quality and Accreditation. Served in 2018 as Expert on the national committee for the Lebanese accreditation standards development and a training faculty for the Surveyors of the Lebanese Ministry of Public Health
After serving for 6 years as a Chief Quality Officer at CMC Beirut, she moved to Dubai as the Chief Medical Executive of Clemenceau Medical Center Dubai where she led the opening, commissioning, licensing, accrediting and providing medical leadership in the pursuit of CMC’s strategy of delivering the highest standards of care in the region. This happened during COVID-19 crisis and the impact it had on healthcare system changes in Dubai.
Dr Hammoud was elected in 2021 as the Vice President of the MENA Chapter of the American College of healthcare Executives and was nominated in July 2022 as an ISQua Expert.