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Hasan Musa Pharaon Edit Profile

consultant , Pediatrician

Hasan Musa Pharaon, Palestinian pediatrician, consultant.

Background

Pharaon, Hasan Musa was born on May 1, 1920 in Jaffa, Palestine. Arrived in Jordan, 1957.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, American University, Beirut, Lebanon, 1943. Diploma in child health, Fuad University, Cairo, Egypt, 1947. Degree in pediatrics, Paris University, 1957.

Career

Clinical assistant Government Hospital, Jaffa, Palestine, 1943-1945. Resident doctor Children's Hospital, Cairo, Egypt, 1945-1947, Hadassah Hospital, Tel Aviv, Israel, 1953-1955, Hospital Enfants Malades, Paris, 1955-1957. Senior pediatrician Children's Hospital, Amman, Jordan, 1958-1972.

General director University Hospital, Jordan, 1972-1973. Director study on nutritional status of infants and preschool children in Jordan, 1963-1964, study/nutrition survey of Palestinian refugees in Jordan after 1967 war, 1968-1969, study on vitamin A in infants in Jordan, in association with World Health Organization, 1965-1966. Establisher First Pediatrics Hospital, Ministry of Health, Jordan, 1958.

Consultant child health World Health Organization, 1979.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Jordan Medical Journal, 1965-1975, booklets in pediatrics public health. Contributor articles to medical journals.

Membership

Liaison officer International Red Cross Organization, Jaffa, 1948-1953. Member, president Save the Children Fund, Jordan, 1960-1975. Member Jaffa Medical Society (secretary general 1947-1948), Jordan Medical Association (assistant general secretary, vice president 1957-1975), Jordan Pediatrics Society (establisher 1962), Union of M-E and Medical Pediatrics Society (assistant general secretary, treasurer 1966-1996), International Pediatrics Association (member standing committee 1977-1987), American University Beirut Alumni Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Archaeology.

Connections

Son of Musa Ra'fat Abdel Majid and Badrieh Kheir P. Married Hildur Bech Jensen, October 29, 1935. Children: Ali, Omar, Tareq.

father:
Musa Ra'fat Abdel Majid

mother:
Badrieh Kheir

spouse:
Hildur Bech Jensen

child:
Ali Pharaon

child:
Omar Pharaon

child:
Tareq Pharaon