Mayar Al Mohajer, MD, MBA, CAQ, CIC, LTC-CIP, CPHQ, CPPS, LBBH, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA, FAPIC
Date first certified: May 2019
Date joined CBIC Board of Directors: 2021
Work/APIC: Dr Al Mohajer received his MD from the University of Damascus in Syria. He then came to the US and completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Cincinnati from 2008 to 2011. Subsequently, he came to Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) and completed a fellowship in Infectious Diseases between 2011 and 2013. He joined the faculty at the University of Arizona in June 2013 as an Assistant Professor and the Medical Director of the Antibiotic Stewardship Program and the C difficile task force and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2016. During his faculty appointment at the University of Arizona, he completed an MBA in Healthcare Administration.
He went back to Baylor in 2017 as an Associate Professor and the Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Antimicrobial Stewardship for CommonSpirit Heath TX division (17 hospitals). He has served in multiple educational leadership roles and developed a new infection prevention rotation and a track for ID fellows. He is the Vice Chair of the Department of Medicine for Quality Improvement and Innovation. Additionally, he completed a Certificate in Patient Safety, Quality, Informatics and Leadership at Harvard Medical School. He was recently selected as a Fellow of both the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) and was the president of Houston Infectious Disease Society (2019-2020).
He served on the Finance Committee of the IDSA, and the Public Policy and Government Affairs Committee of SHEA. He currently serves on IDSA QI committee, SHEA Education and guidelines committees and the Board of Directors of the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology (CBIC).
Personal Note: Dr Al Mohajer enjoys learning languages (Spanish and French). His hobbies include hiking, reading and traveling.