Vice Chancellor


Dr Amer

Vice Chancellor of MBRU

Dr Amer Ahmad Sharif is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Dubai Healthcare City Authority – Education Sector (DHCE) and the Vice Chancellor of the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU).

Dr Sharif has more than 14 years of senior management experience across key UAE government healthcare authorities and academic institutions.

He has been pivotal in steering MBRU since its inception and instrumental in raising the profile of MBRU through its academic programs and affiliations. His desire and drive for excellence has established and strengthened collaborations with leading academic institutions locally and internationally.

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Dr. Amer Ahmad Sharif



Dr Sharif has a Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) in Public Health, and a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE University.
He obtained a Master of Science (MSc) degree in Healthcare Management from the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland (RCSI).


Dr. Sharif’s research interest is in Public Health, Public Health and Education, Financing health care in the Middle in the UAE and Health care research in the Middle East.

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