Tarek Amin

Summary

Affiliation: Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University
Location: Cairo , Egypt
Summary:
Associate Professor of Community Medicine and Public Health. Community-based researches tackling the epidemiological trends/patterns of different diseases conditions and health determinants. Especial emphasis on non-communicable diseases, adolescent health, cancer prevention.
Grants:
none

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Overweight and obesity and their relation to dietary habits and socio-demographic characteristics among male primary school children in Al-Hassa, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Tarek Tawfik Amin
    Family and Community Medicine Dept, College of Medicine, King Faisal University Al Hassa, Al Hassa, Saudi Arabia
    Eur J Nutr 47:310-8. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Pattern, prevalence, and perceived personal barriers toward physical activity among adult Saudis in Al-Hassa, KSA
    Tarek Tawfik Amin
    Community Medicine Dept, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    J Phys Act Health 8:775-84. 2011
  3. pmc Outcome of laparoscopic cholecystectomy at a secondary level of care in Saudi Arabia
    Abdulrahman S Al-Mulhim
    Department of Surgery, College of Medicine at Al Ahsa, King Faisal University, Al Ahsa, Saudi Arabia
    Saudi J Gastroenterol 17:47-52. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Psychosocial predictors of smoking among secondary school students in Al-Hassa, Saudi Arabia
    Tarek Tawfik Amin
    Family and Community Medicine Department, College of Medicine Al Hassa, King Faisal University, Al Hassa 31982, Saudi Arabia
    J Behav Med 34:339-50. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Skin disorders among male primary school children in Al Hassa, Saudi Arabia: prevalence and socio-demographic correlates--a comparison of urban and rural populations
    Tarek T Amin
    Community Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt
    Rural Remote Health 11:1517. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Effectiveness of a modified tutorless problem-based learning method in dermatology - a pilot study
    F Kaliyadan
    Department of Dermatology Internal medicine, College of Medicine, King Faisal University, Al Hasa, Saudi Arabia
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 26:111-3. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D, parathyroid hormone levels and insulin sensitivity among obese young adult Saudis
    A I al-Sultan
    Department of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology Section, College of Medicine, King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 15:135-47. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Predictors of waterpipe smoking among secondary school adolescents in Al Hassa, Saudi Arabia
    Tarek Tawfik Amin
    Community Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, El Malek El Saleh, Cairo, Egypt
    Int J Behav Med 19:324-35. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Public awareness and attitudes towards cutaneous leishmaniasis in an endemic region in Saudi Arabia
    T T Amin
    Community Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 26:1544-51. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Determinants of initiation and exclusivity of breastfeeding in Al Hassa, Saudi Arabia
    Tarek Amin
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Faisal University, Hofuf, Saudi Arabia
    Breastfeed Med 6:59-68. 2011

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Publications29

  1. doi request reprint Overweight and obesity and their relation to dietary habits and socio-demographic characteristics among male primary school children in Al-Hassa, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Tarek Tawfik Amin
    Family and Community Medicine Dept, College of Medicine, King Faisal University Al Hassa, Al Hassa, Saudi Arabia
    Eur J Nutr 47:310-8. 2008
    ..Several studies were carried out to study the prevalence of overweight and obesity among Saudi children, but those assessed the association between eating habits, socio-demographic differentials and obesity in these children are scarce...
  2. ncbi request reprint Pattern, prevalence, and perceived personal barriers toward physical activity among adult Saudis in Al-Hassa, KSA
    Tarek Tawfik Amin
    Community Medicine Dept, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    J Phys Act Health 8:775-84. 2011
    ..To determine patterns of physical activity (PA) along domains of work-transport-leisure among adult Saudis, sociodemographic correlates of PA and perceived personal barriers to leisure-time-related physical inactivity in Al-Hassa, KSA...
  3. pmc Outcome of laparoscopic cholecystectomy at a secondary level of care in Saudi Arabia
    Abdulrahman S Al-Mulhim
    Department of Surgery, College of Medicine at Al Ahsa, King Faisal University, Al Ahsa, Saudi Arabia
    Saudi J Gastroenterol 17:47-52. 2011
    ..The first option for gallbladder surgery is laparoscopic cholecystectomy. The aim of this study is to analyze the outcomes for all patients who underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy at a secondary level of care...
  4. doi request reprint Psychosocial predictors of smoking among secondary school students in Al-Hassa, Saudi Arabia
    Tarek Tawfik Amin
    Family and Community Medicine Department, College of Medicine Al Hassa, King Faisal University, Al Hassa 31982, Saudi Arabia
    J Behav Med 34:339-50. 2011
    ..Counseling and preventive psychiatric services should be an integral part of the clinical facilities caring for secondary school students...
  5. ncbi request reprint Skin disorders among male primary school children in Al Hassa, Saudi Arabia: prevalence and socio-demographic correlates--a comparison of urban and rural populations
    Tarek T Amin
    Community Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt
    Rural Remote Health 11:1517. 2011
    ..Objectives: to identify the prevalent transmissible and non-transmissible skin disorders among male primary school children in Al Hassa, KSA, and to detect possible socio-demographic correlates implicated in their development...
  6. doi request reprint Effectiveness of a modified tutorless problem-based learning method in dermatology - a pilot study
    F Kaliyadan
    Department of Dermatology Internal medicine, College of Medicine, King Faisal University, Al Hasa, Saudi Arabia
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 26:111-3. 2012
    ..Our study aimed to compare conventional PBL in dermatology with a modified tutorless PBL in which pre-listed cues and the use of digital media help direct the learning process...
  7. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D, parathyroid hormone levels and insulin sensitivity among obese young adult Saudis
    A I al-Sultan
    Department of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology Section, College of Medicine, King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 15:135-47. 2011
    ..To determine alterations of vitamin D and parathyroid hormone levels and their relationship to insulin resistance among a sample of healthy young adult obese Saudis and to identify factors that might predict these alterations...
  8. doi request reprint Predictors of waterpipe smoking among secondary school adolescents in Al Hassa, Saudi Arabia
    Tarek Tawfik Amin
    Community Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, El Malek El Saleh, Cairo, Egypt
    Int J Behav Med 19:324-35. 2012
    ..This can be attributed at least partly to various factors like lack of knowledge regarding its health effects, social acceptability, and intensive preventive programs focusing selectively on cigarettes smoking...
  9. doi request reprint Public awareness and attitudes towards cutaneous leishmaniasis in an endemic region in Saudi Arabia
    T T Amin
    Community Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 26:1544-51. 2012
    ..This study aims to provide qualitative information on lay perceptions of CL in an endemic area in Saudi Arabia. We also attempted to correlate these perceptions with associated socio-demographical backgrounds...
  10. doi request reprint Determinants of initiation and exclusivity of breastfeeding in Al Hassa, Saudi Arabia
    Tarek Amin
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Faisal University, Hofuf, Saudi Arabia
    Breastfeed Med 6:59-68. 2011
    ..The objectives of this cross-sectional study were to define the possible determinants of early initiation and exclusivity of breastfeeding and to assess knowledge towards breastfeeding among Saudi mothers in Al Hassa, Saudi Arabia...
  11. ncbi request reprint Childhood trauma in Egyptian patients with schizophrenia: a cry over Nile
    Mostafa Amr
    Schizophr Res 124:242-3. 2010
  12. doi request reprint Oral hygiene practices, dental knowledge, dietary habits and their relation to caries among male primary school children in Al Hassa, Saudi Arabia
    T T Amin
    Family and Community Medicine Department, College of Medicine, King Faisal University, Al Hassa, Saudi Arabia
    Int J Dent Hyg 6:361-70. 2008
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  13. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer knowledge, risk factors and screening among adult Saudi women in a primary health care setting
    Tarek Tawfik Amin
    Family and Community Medicine Department, King Faisal University Al Hassa, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 10:133-8. 2009
    ..To assess level and determinants of knowledge about risk factors and utilization of screening methods used for breast cancer early detection among adult Saudi women in Al Hassa, KSA...
  14. ncbi request reprint Histopathological patterns of female breast lesions at secondary level care in Saudi Arabia
    Tarek Tawfik Amin
    Family and Community Medicine Department, College of Medicine Al Hassa, King Faisal University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 10:1121-6. 2009
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  15. ncbi request reprint Pattern and prevalence of smoking among students at King Faisal University, Al Hassa, Saudi Arabia
    H I Al-Mohamed
    Department of Biomedical Science, College of Medicine, King Faisal University, Al Hassa, Saudi Arabia
    East Mediterr Health J 16:56-64. 2010
    ..0% initiated smoking below age 12 years. In logistic regression analysis older age, living away from home, smoking by family and close friends and exposure to tobacco promotion were predictors of current smoking status...
  16. ncbi request reprint Relationship between oxidative stress, ferritin and insulin resistance in sickle cell disease
    A I Alsultan
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, King Fahd Hospital, Hufof, College of Medicine in Al Ahsa, King Faisal University, Al Ahsa, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 14:527-38. 2010
    ..There is little direct information available to confirm the correlation between the oxidative stress, iron overload and insulin resistance in SCD patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Harm perception, attitudes and predictors of waterpipe (shisha) smoking among secondary school adolescents in Al-Hassa, Saudi Arabia
    Tarek Tawfik Amin
    Community Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 11:293-301. 2010
    ..This study aimed to determine the prevalence and social determinants of waterpipe (WP) smoking among secondary school students in Al-Hassa, Saudi Arabia and to assess their health related knowledge and attitudes toward WP...
  18. doi request reprint Toxoplasmosis among the pregnant women attending a Saudi maternity hospital: seroprevalence and possible risk factors
    H I Al-Mohammad
    Department of Medical Parasitology, King Faisal University, Al Ahsa, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 104:493-504. 2010
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  19. pmc Overweight and Obesity and their Association with Dietary Habits, and Sociodemographic Characteristics Among Male Primary School Children in Al-Hassa, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Tarek Tawfik Amin
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Faisal University Al Hassa, Saudi Arabia
    Indian J Community Med 33:172-81. 2008
    ..To assess the magnitude of obesity and overweight among male primary school children, and to find the possible association between obesity/overweight and dietary habits and sociodemographic differentials among them...
  20. pmc Medical students' assessment preferences at King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia
    Tarek Tawfik Amin
    Community Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt
    Adv Med Educ Pract 2:95-103. 2011
    ..To assess the preferred methods for assessment among medical students at both preclinical and clinical stages of medical education and the possible correlates that promote these preferences...
  21. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and cancer prevention: awareness and meeting the recommendations among adult Saudis
    Tarek Tawfik Amin
    Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt e mail
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 15:2597-606. 2014
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  22. doi request reprint Toxoplasmosis preventive behavior and related knowledge among Saudi pregnant women: an exploratory study
    Tarek Tawfik Amin
    Cairo University
    Glob J Health Sci 5:131-43. 2013
    ..Many cases of congenital toxoplasmosis can be prevented provided that pregnant women following hygienic measures to avert risk of infection and to reduce severity of the condition if primary prevention failed...
  23. doi request reprint Standard precautions and infection control, medical students' knowledge and behavior at a Saudi university: the need for change
    Tarek Tawfik Amin
    Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    Glob J Health Sci 5:114-25. 2013
    ..No previous studies have reported the knowledge of Saudi medical students about Standard Precautions (SPs) and infection control...
  24. doi request reprint Osteoporosis among older Saudis: risk of fractures and unmet needs
    Tarek Tawfik Amin
    Public Health and Community Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    Arch Osteoporos 8:118. 2013
    ..Predictors for receiving OP screening included the presence of multiple clinical risk factors, occurrence of fragility fractures and physicians recommendation...
  25. doi request reprint Prevalence and pattern of refractive errors among primary school children in Al Hassa , Saudi Arabia
    Fahd Abdullah Al Wadaani
    Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    Glob J Health Sci 5:125-34. 2013
    ..Primary schoolchildren especially females, rural and older children represents high risk group for refractive errors for which the included children were unaware...
  26. ncbi request reprint Saudi women's interest in breast cancer gene testing: possible influence of awareness, perceived risk and socio-demographic factors
    Tarek Tawfik Amin
    Community Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 13:3879-87. 2012
    ..These educational strategies should be designed to fulfill the knowledge gap while considering factors that influence women's interest in order to facilitate decision making...
  27. ncbi request reprint Leisure time physical activity in Saudi Arabia: prevalence, pattern and determining factors
    Tarek Tawfik Amin
    Community Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 13:351-60. 2012
    ..Identification of reliable predictors of leisure time physical activity (LTPA) will enable healthcare providers to intervene and change the patterns of LTPA in the population to improve community health...
  28. ncbi request reprint Patients' profile, clinical presentations and histopathological features of colo-rectal cancer in Al Hassa region, Saudi Arabia
    Tarek Tawfik Amin
    Community Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 13:211-6. 2012
    ..This study aimed to describe the pattern of CRC in terms of patients' demographics, main presenting symptoms and histopathological features in Al Hassa region of Saudi Arabia...