Dr. Sitwat Usman Langrial - Assistant Professor & Assistant Dean For Academic & Research Affairs




Dr. Sitwat Usman Langrial

Academic Position: Assistant Professor 

Administrative Position: Assistant Dean for Academic and Research Affairs




Ph. D (Information Systems), University of Oulu, Finland.

MSc (Information Technology) University of Aberdeen, UK.

MBA, University of Wollongong, Australia.

MAF, University of Western Sydney, Australia.


Teaching Interests:

Human Computer Interaction, Research Methods, Health Information Systems, Emerging Technologies, Behavior Change Technologies.


Research Interests: 

Health Information Systems, Persuasive Technologies, Public Health, and Psychology. 


Research Publications:

1. Al Harthy, Harith, Jehan Al Fannah, Hasina Al Harithi, Sitwat Usman Langrial, and Salah T. Al Awaidy. "An Innovative Communication Approach to Mitigate Suffering Among COVID-19 Patients and Their Families: An Experience From Oman." Frontiers in Public Health 9 (2021).

2. Al Araimi, Fannah Al Fannah, Sitwat Usman Langrial, and Salah T. Al Awaidy. "Public health messages for social behavior change in the wake of COVID-19: A qualitative study." Oman Medical Journal 36, no. 2 (2021): e254.

3. Langrial, Sitwat Usman, and Fannah Al Fannah Al Araimi. "Social Behavior Change Messages for Tackling COVID-19 Pandemic in Oman: A Qualitative Study." (2021).

4. Al Rashidi, Badria, Ahmed H. Al Wahaibi, Ozayr Mahomed, Sitwat Usman Langrial, and Salah T. Al Awaidy. "Role of primary healthcare in the response to COVID-19: The Oman experience." Journal of Emergency Medicine, Trauma and Acute Care 2021, no. 1 (2021): 3.

5. Langrial, Sitwat Usman, and Päivi Lappalainen. "EHealth Interventions for People Suffering From Sleep Problems and Depressive Symptoms: Qualitative Findings and Future Research Directions." In Research Anthology on Mental Health Stigma, Education, and Treatment, pp. 1180-1200. IGI Global, 2021.



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