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Noha Daher, DrPH
Associate Professor, Allied Health Studies
School of Allied Health Professions
Assistant Professor, School of Public Health
School of Public Health
Member, Allied Health Studies, SAHP, Faculty of Graduate Studies
Other LLU Classes Outside Of Schedule 
Lecture
 
3/2007 - 6/2007 PAST 523-Research III
Implementation of a research proposal in a practice setting. Computer data analysis and preparation of a research report both in written and oral formats. Development or creation of a power point presentation, poster, and an abstract for submission to a professional meeting. Prerequisites: PAST 521, PAST 522
1/2006 - 3/2006 AHCJ 461- Research Methods (2)
Taught for Speech Pathology and Dietetics'students. Introduction to the scientific metods in research. Focus on the major steps in the research process as these steps relate to research-report evaluation, proposal writing,literature review,development of conceptual framework,identification of variables, statement of hypotheses, research design, and analyses and presentation of data. Prerequisite: AHCJ 351
1/2006 - 3/2006 AHCJ 461-Research Methods (2)
Taught for Cardiopulmonary and Radiology students. Introduction to the scientific metods in research. Focus on the major steps in the research process as these steps relate to research-report evaluation, proposal writing,literature review,development of conceptual framework,identification of variables, statement of hypotheses, research design, and analyses and presentation of data. Prerequisite: AHCJ 351
10/2005 - 12/2005 PAST 521-Research I-3units
The scentific method in health-science research. Focuses on the major steps of the research process: problem identification, literature review, conceptual framework, identification of variables, statement of hypotheses, experimental design and analysis, and presentation of data. Critical evaluation of research literature.
9/2005 - 12/2005 AHCJ 351 -Statistics for the Health Professions (3)
Taught for Cardiopulmonary and Radiology students. Fundemental procedures in collecting, summarizing, analysing, presenting, and interpreting data. Measures of central tendency and variation, probanility, binomial and normal distribution, hypothesis testing and confidence intervals, t-tests, chi-square, correlation, and regression analyses. Introduction to SPSS statistical package for computer data analysis. Prerequisite: A passing score of 75 percent must be acheived on the mathematics competency exam.
9/2005 - 12/2005 AHCJ 351- Statistics for the Health Professions (3)
Taught for Speech Pathology and Dietetic students. Fundemental procedures in collecting, summarizing, analysing, presenting, and interpreting data. Measures of central tendency and variation, probanility, binomial and normal distribution, hypothesis testing and confidence intervals, t-tests, chi-square, correlation, and regression analyses. Introduction to SPSS statistical package for computer data analysis. Prerequisite: A passing score of 75 percent must be acheived on the mathematics competency exam.
9/2005 - 12/2005 AHCJ 461- Research Methods (2)
Taught for Health Information Management students. Introduction to the scientific metods in research. Focus on the major steps in the research process as these steps relate to research-report evaluation, proposal writing,literature review,development of conceptual framework,identification of variables, statement of hypotheses, research design, and analyses and presentation of data. Prerequisite: AHCJ 351
1/2005 - 3/2006 PAST 522-Research II (2)
Application of the research process to problems in related specific allied health fields. Development of a research proposal and submitting it to the Instititutional Review Board in order to conduct the research study. Pilot testing of procedures and data collection forms. Prerequisite: PAST 521
Interactive Teaching
 
9/2010 - 12/2010 PAST 521- Research I
Introduces the scentific method in health-science research. Focuses on the major steps of the research process: problem identification, literature review, conceptual framework, identification of variables, statement of hypotheses, experimental design and analysis, and presentation of data. Critical evaluation of research literature.
3/2010 - 6/2010 AHCJ 351-Statistics for the Health Professions(3)
Taught for Health Information Management students and Emergency care students Fundemental procedures in collecting, summarizing, analysing, presenting, and interpreting data. Measures of central tendency and variation, probanility, binomial and normal distribution, hypothesis testing and confidence intervals, t-tests, chi-square, correlation, and regression analyses. Introduction to SPSS statistical package for computer data analysis. Prerequisite: A passing score of 75 percent must be acheived on the mathematics competency exam.
2/2010 - 3/2010 PHTH 535- Research and Statistics I (3 units)
In-depth study of research designs: their advantages and disadvantages, including pretest/postest designs, posttest only control group designs, time-series designs, randomized blocks and repeated measures designs and incomplete block designs. Introduces clinical trials, sequential research designs, and single-case experimental designs. Measurement and analyses of validity and reliability. Design of survey instrument(s). Use of power calculations for choosing appropriate sample sizes.
9/2009 - 12/2009   AHCJ 471-Statistics & Research for Health Professionals I (3 units)   
Presents statistical methods relative to research design for health professionals, with introduction to SPSS statistical package for computer data analysis.  Discusses philosophical approaches to scientific inquiry,  range of research designs, roles of variables and ethics.  Introduces students to appropriate descriptive statistics and graphs for the different levels of measurement,  probability concepts and the binomial and normal distributions.
3/2009 - 6/2009 AHCJ 351- Statistics for the Health professionals
Taught for Health Information Management students and Emergency care students Fundemental procedures in collecting, summarizing, analysing, presenting, and interpreting data. Measures of central tendency and variation, probanility, binomial and normal distribution, hypothesis testing and confidence intervals, t-tests, chi-square, correlation, and regression analyses. Introduction to SPSS statistical package for computer data analysis. Prerequisite: A passing score of 75 percent must be acheived on the mathematics competency exam.
1/2009 - 3/2009 PAST 522- Research II
Student applies the research process to problems in related specific allied health fields and develops a research proposal that is submitted to the Institutional Review Board in Loma Linda. Students pilot test of procedures and data collection forms.
9/2008 - 12/2008 PAST 521- Research I
Introduces the scentific method in health-science research. Focuses on the major steps of the research process: problem identification, literature review, conceptual framework, identification of variables, statement of hypotheses, experimental design and analysis, and presentation of data. Critical evaluation of research literature.
3/2006 - 6/2006 AHCJ 351- Statistics for the Health Professions (3)
I taught the statistics lab for the Health Information Management students. I modified the lab exercises,and helped answer the students'questions on the concepts taught in this course.
7/2005 - 7/2007 Data Analyses and Interpretation
On a regular basis, my work involves helping students from various specialties Cardiopulmonary Sciences (CPS), Physician Assistant Sciences (PA),Occupational Therapy (OT), and Nutrition/Dietetics) to revise forms for data collection, to create a database and enter the data, analyse it, and interpret the results and present them in a research report,oral presentation, and to develop a poster to present at national meetings. Students work in groups of 4-6 per project. This year I worked on 4 Physician Assistant projects and one Nutrition project .
Administrative Teaching Roles
 
9/2010 - 3/2011 PAST 523-Research III
Student implements a research proposal in a practice setting. Computer data analysis and preparation of a research report both in written and oral formats. Student develops and creates a PowerPoint presentation, postr, and abstract for submission to a professional meeting.
3/2010 - 6/2010 PHTH 536 Research and Statistics II (3 units)
Analyzes data using one-way ANOVA with multiple comparisons, factorial ANOVA designs, randomized complete and incomplete block designs and repeated measures. Introduces multiple correlation and regression and model building using multiple regression techniques. Evaluates research literature that uses multivariate analyses for  data analysis. Introduces nonparametric statistics. Interprets computer output for various analyses.
1/2010 - 3/2010 PAST 522- Research II (2 units)
Student applies the research process to problems in related specific allied health fields and develops a research proposal that is submitted to the Institutional Review Board in Loma Linda. Students pilot test of procedures and data collection forms.
9/2009 - 12/2009 PAST 521- Research I (3 units)
Introduces the scentific method in health-science research. Focuses on the major steps of the research process: problem identification, literature review, conceptual framework, identification of variables, statement of hypotheses, experimental design and analysis, and presentation of data. Critical evaluation of research literature.
9/2009 - 3/2010 PAST 523- Research III
Student implements a research proposal in a practice setting. Computer data analysis and preparation of a research report both in written and oral formats. Student develops and creates a PowerPoint presentation, postr, and abstract for submission to a professional meeting.
9/2007 - 6/2008 PAST 523-Research III
Student implements a research proposal in a practice setting. Computer data analysis and preparation of a research report both in written and oral formats. Student develops and creates a PowerPoint presentation, postr, and abstract for submission to a professional meeting.
3/2007 - 6/2007 AHCJ 351- Statistics for the Health Professionals
Taught for Health Information Management students and Emergency care students Fundemental procedures in collecting, summarizing, analysing, presenting, and interpreting data. Measures of central tendency and variation, probanility, binomial and normal distribution, hypothesis testing and confidence intervals, t-tests, chi-square, correlation, and regression analyses. Introduction to SPSS statistical package for computer data analysis. Prerequisite: A passing score of 75 percent must be acheived on the mathematics competency exam.
Instructional Prep of New Material
 
1/2006 - 3/2006 PAST 522
Total revision of the course I prepared new instructional materials for the course . I included computer exercises that cover the following: data entry of a given dataset, graphical representation of variables, calculation of summary statistics(frequencies, measures of center and variability),and analysis of data (t-test, correlation, regression, and chi-square). I also included a lecture on different writing styles with a focus on the AMA style. I also revised the lectures on proposal writing and data presentation techniques. I also had a new lecture on Evidence Based Medicine.
9/2005 - 12/2005 AHCJ 351-Statistics for the Health Professions (3)
I revised the syllabus and modified the lecture notes and exercise packet for the course. I included new exercises in the exercise packet and modified the instructions for the computer exercises to help students conduct statistical analyses using SPSS.
9/2005 - 3/2006 AHCJ461-Researtch Methods (2)
I revised the lecture notes for the course . I included a new lecture on proposal writing. I also modified the exercise packet to fit the needs of the various programs involved.
9/2005 - 12/2005 PAST 521- Research I (3 units)
Total revision of the course I prepared new instructional materials for the course . I prepared new exercises that cover the following: reliabilty, validity,sampling techniques, identification of design, variables, and population under study in selected abstracts,critique of research articles, and methods of data presentation.