Dr. Omniyat Mohammed Al-Hajeri

Consultant - Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolic Diseases

 Dr. Omniyat completed her MB, BCH, BAO, LRCPS & NUI Obtained from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland -May 1999 (where she was placed first in a class of 160 medical students).  She then went on to attain the Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (IRE) 2001. She has also acquired a MPH in Health Care Management, Public Health and Leadership from the Bloomberg School of Public Health - John Hopkins University, US in 2011. Dr. Omniyat is also currently pursuing a PHD in Healthcare Policy and Management from the same institution. 
Dr. Omniyat has practiced in various key institutions around the world and the UAE. She started her career in the Beaumont Hospital, Ireland where she practiced till 2001. She then moved to a key government referral hospital in Abu Dhabi where she practiced initially as a Specialist Endocrinology and now as a Consultant Endocrinology.  
Dr. Omniyat has extensive experience of more than 15 years in her field. She has extensive leadership training from John Hopkins as well as Abu Dhabi Government leadership featuring coaches from Harvard, INSEAD, Oxford Business School as well as Cambridge Leadership Associates. She is also a member of key organizations which include:
• Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE University, 2011 till 2014
• Member of the Board of Directors of Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, Academy for Women's Sports. July 2012 to date 
• Elected Member of the Delta Omega Honor Society – John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health from 2011 till date
Dr. Omniyat is also the proud recipient of multiple awards and accolades. Notable ones include:
• Evatt Memorial Media in Anatomy, 1995
• Norman Rae Gold Medal in Biochemistry, 1995
• Barker Dissection Prize in Anatomy , 1996
• Stoney Memorial Medal in Anatomy, 1996
• Pharmacia and Up Jhon prize in biochemistry , 1996 
• Quinn prize in ophthalmology, 1997
• Mr. Jhon McAulife – Curtin gold medal in oto-rhino-laryngology, 1998
• Sir William Wheeler memorial medal in medicine and surgery , 1999
• Ruben Harvey’s medal , 1999
• Leonard Abbarahamson gold medal for medicine, 1999
• Lyon medal in surgery, 1999
• McDonnell Hospital prize for medicine and surgery , 1999
• Desmond Murray Council Prize,  1999
• Sheikh Hamdan Award for Excellence  in Science (PHD) degree in medicine, 2002
Dr. Omniyat is also a co-author of a book on Surgery and Model Awareness for medical students which is being used extensively at the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland from the year 2000.  She has a keen interest in research and has initiated numerous research projects. She has also contributed extensively to the cause of Public Health, Patient Education, Health Promotion, Health Policy and Regulations as well as Human Resources and Recruitment.  Dr. Omniyat has also been a volunteer and participated in a number of community health and CSR initiatives.