Dr. Salma M. Khaled, PhD, is a Research Associate Professor at the Social and Economic Survey Research Institute, Qatar University. Her research interests are focused on the biopsychosocial determinants of mental health and illness. With Bachelor degree in Psychology and a doctoral degree in Community Health Sciences with specialization in Epidemiology, she brings a unique perspective to research in this area that aims at bridging the gap between non-clinical and clinical perspectives of mental health and disease. Dr. Khaled is a principal investigator of the World Mental Health – Qatar, (Tap here for more) the first epidemiological study of mental disorders in Qatar. She is also a principal investigator on many national and international collaborations aimed at measuring and understanding psychological phenomena and international diagnostic classifications in the context of Arabic-speaking populations of Qatar and the Middle East.
Joint appointment with College of Medicine
Population Health, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar