A Welcome from the President
Professor Abedalkarim Al-Qudah is the 14th president of the University of Jordan.
Professor Al-Qudah is a distinguished pediatric neurologist, who started his early studying and training years as a student in the faculty of medicine at university of Jordan. He graduated as a pediatrician. He then followed an extensive distinguished training program in the University of Toronto-Canada, Hospital of sick children as a pediatric neurology fellow and was awarded a pediatric neurology fellowship. Professor Al-Qudah was then awarded the American board certificate in clinical neurophysiology .
With more than 30 years experience in the field of pediatric neurology, a hardworking researcher Professor Al-Qudah had about 65 indexed articles, abstracts and an h-index of 12/13 with 630 citations. He was the first  consultant pediatric neurologist in Jordan and was the first to introduce services of video electroencephalographic waves (1991) , electrocorticography for epilepsy surgery (1993) in Jordan and national pediatric neurology program. Professor Al Qudah has educated and trained numerous number of doctors who proved to be distinguished all over the world.
Alongside his esteemed academic and medical excellence, his leadership skills have always raised to the surface. Professor Al Qudah has started from the bottom of the ladder as the head of the pediatric department at the University of Jordan, then to he was the deputy dean for the faculty of medicine, the head of neurophysiology division. In 2005 he was appointed as the general manager for the University of Jordan hospital, five years that made a transform in this institution in all levels. In 2007 he was appointed as the vice president of the University of Jordan and he was also appointed as a working dean for academic research. On professional level, he was chairman of Jordan pediatric and neuroscience societies as well as chairman of pan Arab union of pediaticians.  He was a member in the board of trustee in many universities and institutions and he was a member on the higher education council board.
A Welcome from the President