Research Unit



The Research Unit at the College of Nursing – Jeddah (CON-J) is responsible for overseeing all research activities.


Facilitate high quality research that’s promotes the health of society.


Create a rich scholarly environment that facilates faculty and student research.


In keeping with KSAU-HS vision and mission and research goal the Research Unit is aimed at achieving the College of Nursing- strategic goal 2 which is aimed at:
Strengthening nursing research and scholarly activities that are nationally relevant and internationally competitive.


  1. Develop and oversee structure and process to promote and sustain the quality and productivity of faculty and student research.

  2. Evaluate proposals in terms of scientific merit, feasibility, methodology, statistical validity and requested funding based upon King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC) guidelines.

  3. Promote and coordinate multidisciplinary research activities throughout CON-J and collaborate with KAIMRC and KSAU-HS whenever possible.

  4. Organize national and international nursing conferences, symposiums, and scientific days.

  5. Create a data base that outlines nursing research publications in KSA.

  6. Seek annual reports from researchers covering research project progress and or publications arising from research.

  7. Prepare and submit annual reports to the College Council.


  • Dr. Ghada Kurban , Chairperson of Research Unit, Assistant Professor, Nursing Department, CON-J.

  • Dr. Wafaa Bin Ali , Acting Chairperson, Nursing Department & Assistant Professor.

  • Dr. Ebtsam Abouhashish, Assistant Professor, Nursing Department, CON-J.

  • Dr. Shahrazad Timraz, Assistant Professor, Nursing Department, CON-J.

  • Dr. Khulud Abu Dawood, Assistant Professor, Nursing Department, CON-J.

  • Dr. Abeer Orabi , Assistant Professor, Nursing Department, CON-J.

  • Dr. Samaa Alanzi ,  Assistant Professor, Nursing Department, CON-J.

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College of Nursing - Jeddah
King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
P.O. Box. 9515 Jeddah 21423, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Phone: +966 12 224-6666

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