Adeline Saliba

Position: Chief of Staff
Abu Dhabi Health Services

Biography

PharmD, MBA, CPPS, CPHQ
Member of International Advisory Council
Member of HHS Scientific Committee
Human Health Education and Research Foundation

Dr. Adeline Saliba is the Chief of Staff to the CEO at Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA).  In her current role, she supports and advises the CEO with strategic planning and operations, while keeping quality at the forefront of all deliverables and initiatives.

Prior to her Chief of Staff assignment, she was overseeing the SEHA healthcare system Joint Commission International (JCI) and quality improvement initiatives.  Before joining the SEHA Corporate office, she held leadership positions at Corniche Hospital in both the pharmacy and quality departments, tenure during which she received the 2011 Corniche Hospital Exemplary Leadership Award and the 2012 Abu Dhabi Medical Distinction Award.

Dr. Saliba has a Bachelor of Pharmacy, a Bachelor of Science in Banking and Finance, a Master of Business Administration and a Doctorate in Pharmacy.  She pursued two post graduate residences in the USA – one in pharmacy practice from Sarasota Memorial Hospital and another specializing in medication-use safety from the Johns Hopkins Hospital.  She also completed the Institute of Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Patient Safety Executive Development Program in Boston (USA), and is a certified professional in-patient safety (CPPS) and in healthcare quality (CPHQ).

Her main professional interests include human factors engineering, process redesign and safety culture.  Her passion for system designs to protect patients from harm is what has aligned her focus of healthcare quality and safety with innovative technologies.  She values lecturing regionally and internationally, as this serves as a platform to share success stories and to learn from the experiences of others, all of which contribute to professional development.

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