Imane Jroundi is a physician, completed an MPH (Barcelona, 2008-2009) and a PhD in International Health (Barcelona, 2015), with a special interest in the epidemiology of infectious diseases preventable by vaccines and in the severe pediatric asthma.
She has been involved in clinical studies assessing the sensibility of asthma monitoring tools during her post doctoral fellowship program (Canada, 2016-2017).
Since the beginning of her research career, she has focussed on the child health. She has conducted research aiming to describe the epidemiology, aetiology and clinical characteristics of pneumonia, diarrheal and meningitides disease in Morocco among children aged under five and evaluated the heath system surveillance of other infectious diseases preventable by vaccines. Similarly, she has realized a study to estimate the burden of overweight and obesity among school children in Morocco and a national study on the burden of HIV in children.
In Parallel, she has worked within the Moroccan Ministry of health as staff member, taught classes of research methodology, Good clinical practices, research ethics and scientific writing for the Moroccan Field Epidemiological Training Program candidates. During the last three years, she has joined the Medical School of the University of Mohamed V Rabat, Morocco, as Assistant Professor and taught public health basis and developed medical English curriculum.
Epidemiology of infectious diseases; Pediatric asthma; Child health; Research methodology.