Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

Honorary Clinical Research Fellow







Reynolds BuildingCharing Cross Campus





Dr Mohammed Jawad is a public health doctor and academic at the Public Health Policy and Evaluation Unit. In 2019, he completed his PhD entitled "The impact of armed conflict on morbidity and mortality globally." His doctoral studies were supported by the Medical Research Council.

Dr Jawad graduated with a medical degree from Imperial College London and holds a BSc in Management and Health Sciences from Imperial College Business School. He is an NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow and Specialty Registrar in Public Health Medicine. He also has a Masters in Public Health and is a Member of the Faculty of Public Health (MFPH).

Dr Jawad has published over 80 academic papers, and is interested in global health, refugee health, armed conflict, and tobacco control. 

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Jawad M, Hone T, Vamos EP, et al., 2021, Implications of armed conflict for maternal and child health: A regression analysis of data from 181 countries for 2000-2019, PLOS Medicine, Vol:18, ISSN:1549-1277

Jawad M, Hone T, Vamos E, et al., 2020, Estimating indirect mortality impacts of armed conflict in civilian populations: panel regression analyses of 193 countries, 1990-2017, BMC Medicine, Vol:266, ISSN:1741-7015, Pages:1-11

Jawad M, Millett C, Sullivan R, et al., 2020, The impact of armed conflict on cancer among civilian populations in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review, Ecancermedicalscience, Vol:14, ISSN:1754-6605

Jawad M, Vamos E, Najim M, et al., 2019, Impact of armed conflict on cardiovascular disease risk: a systematic review, Heart, Vol:105, ISSN:1355-6037, Pages:1388-1394

Fouad FM, Sparrow A, Tarakji A, et al., 2017, Health workers and the weaponisation of health care in Syria: a preliminary inquiry for <i>The Lancet</i>-American University of Beirut Commission on Syria, The Lancet, Vol:390, ISSN:0140-6736, Pages:2516-2526

Jawad M, Khader A, Millett C, 2016, Differences in tobacco smoking prevalence and frequency between adolescent Palestine refugee and non-refugees populations in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and the West Bank: cross-sectional analysis of the Global Youth Tobacco Survey, Conflict and Health, Vol:10, ISSN:1752-1505

Siddiqi K, Shah S, Abbas SM, et al., 2015, Global burden of disease due to smokeless tobacco consumption in adults: analysis of data from 113 countries, BMC Medicine, Vol:13, ISSN:1741-7015

Jawad M, El Kadi L, Mugharbil S, et al., 2014, Waterpipe tobacco smoking legislation and policy enactment: a global analysis, Tobacco Control, Vol:24, ISSN:0964-4563, Pages:60-65

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