Research as a Student: Is It Worth a Try? An Insightful Experience from a Middle Eastern Student


  • Muneer Al-Husseini 1Medical student, Ain Shams University, Egypt.







Metrics Loading ...

Author Biography

Muneer Al-Husseini, 1Medical student, Ain Shams University, Egypt.

Muneer Al-Husseiniis fourth year medical student in Ain Shams University and a Regional Ambassador of the IJMS.


1. Ezz al Arab G, Tawfik N, El Gendy R, Anwar W, Courtright P. The burden of trachoma in the rural Nile Delta of Egypt: a survey of Menofiya governorate. Br J Ophthalmol. 2001 Dec;85(12):1406–10.
2. Lewis SJ, Orland BI. The importance and impact of evidence-based medici¬ne. J Manag Care Pharm. 2004 Sep ;10(5 Suppl A):S3–5.
3. Dorsch JL, Perry GJ. Evidence-based medicine at the intersection of re¬search interests between academic health sciences librarians and medical educators: a review of the literature. J Med Libr Assoc. 2012 Oct;100(4):251–7.
4. Liabsuetrakul T, Suntharasaj T, Tangtrakulwanich B, Uakritdathikarn T, Porn¬sawat P. Longitudinal analysis of integrating evidence-based medicine into a medical student curriculum. Fam Med. 2009 Sep;41(8):585–8.
5. Shakoor MT, Ayub S, Ayubs Z. Research : A Pathway Towards a Good Curri¬culum Vitae. Int J Med Students. 2013;1(1):46–7.
6. Madan CR, Teitge BD. The Benefits of Undergraduate Research: The Stu¬dent’s Perspective. The Mentor: An Academic Advising Journal. 2013 May: 1-3.
7. Russell SH, Hancock MP, McCullough J. The pipeline. Benefits of undergra¬duate research experiences. Science. 2007 Apr 27;316(5824):548–9.
8. Burgoyne LN, O’Flynn S, Boylan GB. Undergraduate medical research: the student perspective. Med Educ Online. 2010 Sep 10;15.
9. Costello A, Zumla A. Moving to research partnerships in developing coun¬tries. BMJ. 2000 Sep 30;321(7264):827-9.
10. Moloney A. Latin America faces hurdles in health research. Lancet. 2009 Sep 26;374(9695):1053-4.
11. Miron G, Sorensen K. Strengthening educational research in developing countries. Report of a seminar held at the Royal Swedish Academy of Scien¬ces, Stockholm, 12-14 September 1991. International Institute for Educational Planning, Unesco, 1991. Stockholm, Sweden. p. 211.
12. Bonilla-Velez J, Peña-Oscuvilca A, Sahin I, Córdoba-Grueso WS, Fernan¬dez-Zapico ME. The International Journal of Medical Students, a Platform for Medical Student Research Worldwide. Int J Med Students. 2013;1(1):6-7.
13. Lopatto D. Science in solution: The impact of undergraduate research on student learning. Science in Solution: The Impact of Undergraduate Research on Student Learning. Research Corporation for Science Advancement; 2009.
14. Handelsman J, Pfund C, Lauffer SM, Pribbenow CM. Entering mentoring: a seminar to train a new generation of scientists. Ethics in Science and …. Wisconsin Program for Scientific Teaching; 2005.



How to Cite

Al-Husseini, M. (2014). Research as a Student: Is It Worth a Try? An Insightful Experience from a Middle Eastern Student. International Journal of Medical Students, 2(2), 71–73.