Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

Honorary Clinical Research Fellow







Reynolds BuildingCharing Cross Campus





Dr Mohammed Jawad is a PhD candidate at the Public Health Policy and Evaluation Unit, studying the indirect impact of armed conflict on death and disease globally.

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 70 academic papers, mainly in tobacco control, and is interested in refugee health, armed conflict, and health systems. His doctoral studies are supported by the Medical Research Council.

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

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 The Lancet-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

Waziry R, Jawad M, Ballout RA, et al., 2016, The effects of waterpipe tobacco smoking on health outcomes: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis, International Journal of Epidemiology, Vol:46, ISSN:1464-3685, Pages:32-43

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

Dogar O, Jawad M, Shah SK, et al., 2014, Effect of Cessation Interventions on Hookah Smoking: Post-Hoc Analysis of a Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial, Nicotine & Tobacco Research, Vol:16, ISSN:1462-2203, Pages:682-688

Jawad M, Lee JT, Millett C, 2014, The Relationship between Waterpipe and Cigarette Smoking in Low and Middle Income Countries: Cross-Sectional Analysis of the Global Adult Tobacco Survey, PLOS One, Vol:9, ISSN:1932-6203

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