Mohamed Abdelhamid

Mohamed Abdelhamid


Research Interest

Healthcare Analytics


Information Security

Dr. Mohamed Abdelhamid received his PhD in Management Science and Systems from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo. He also holds a BSc degree in Computer Engineering and a Master in Business Administration. Dr. Abdelhamid’s research is focused on issues of healthcare analytics, privacy, and information security. His research and publications have attracted media attention. For example, he has been interviewed by Reuters, cited by Huffington Post, and featured by AACSB. Dr. Abdelhamid currently serves an associate editor for the Journal of Electronic Commerce Research (JECR). In addition, he served as an associate editor of the Healthcare track for the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2018 and a chair of the Healthcare Data Analytics mini-track for Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), 2018.
Dr. Abdelhamid has won several teaching awards. His teaching interests include big data analytics and python programming. At a minimum, all of his classes are supported by 3 main pillars (a) using outside the box strategies to enforce learning, (b) teaching skills and tools required by industry , and (c) providing inspiration and hope to all students.

Selected Publications, Awards and Honors

Selected Publications:
  • Abdelhamid, M. (2018)Greater Patient Health Information Control to Improve the Sustainability of Health Information Exchanges. Journal of Biomedical Informatics. (Impact Factor: 2.882).
  • Abdelhamid, M., Gaia, J., & Sanders, G. L. (2017). Putting the Focus Back on the Patient: How Privacy Concerns Affect Personal Health Information Sharing Intentions. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 19(9), e169. DOI: 10.2196/jmir.6877 (Impact Factor: 4.671).
  • Abdelhamid, M., Kisseka, V., Samonas, S. (2018)Mitigating E-Services Avoidance: The Role of Government Cybersecurity Preparedness. Information and Computer Security.
Selected News (Media Attention):
  • Reuters - Interview on privacy issues related to personal health records, “Patient information might end up in hospital recycling”, March 22, 2018.
  • AACSB– Featured in honor of the Black History Month, “The PhD Project and the Advancement of Minority Business Education Leaders”, February 15, 2018.
  • Huffington Post – Cited on an article about privacy of electronic health records, “Privacy Is Key To Public Acceptance of Electronic Medical Records”, December 1, 2017.
  • Futurity – Cited and mentioned “To Promote Electronic Medical Records, Focus On Privacy”, November 29, 2017.
Selected Honors:
  • Faculty Scholarship Winner – Western Users of SAS Software (WUSS), 2018.
  • Teaching Excellence Award, SUNY Buffalo, 2017.