• The MoU aims to promote ties between both institutions through student placements, training programs, facility and resource sharing and knowledge exchange.
  • Abu Dhabi University and Advanced Cure Diagnostic Center will cooperate across consultancy, academic studies, institutional support and development, as well as research and development.

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has entered into a strategic partnership with Advanced Cure Diagnostic Center (ACDC), following both parties’ signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Founded in 2007 as a comprehensive ambulatory care unit with over a dozen specialties, ACDC is home to leading physicians across a variety of medical fields.

The MoU aims to promote ties between both institutions through student placements, training programs, facility and resource sharing and knowledge exchange. The agreement will see both parties cooperate to mutually benefit from consultancy, academic studies, institutional support and development, as well as research and development.

Prof. Wassim Y. Almawi, Dean of the College of Health Sciences from Abu Dhabi University and Dr. Aly Howeeidy from Advanced Cure Diagnostic Center signed the MoU.

Joint research and academic activities are some of the key areas where both institutions are set to work together, in addition to the exchange of students and faculty members. Both institutions are looking to expand their exchange of educational, cultural and administrative materials, through various academic programs.

Commenting on the agreement, Prof. Wassim Y. Almawi from ADU, said: “We are delighted to enter this strategic partnership with Advanced Cure Diagnostic Center, which reflects our commitment working collaboratively with leading institutions in academics, healthcare and research. Our aim is to provide our students with the crucial training and transferable skills they need to be able to succeed as future health professionals and fulfill the healthcare sector needs of Abu Dhabi, the UAE, the GCC and beyond.

He added: “This agreement will pave the way, providing a sustainable environment that encourages creativity and innovation and the development of scientific research, community engagement, as well as knowledge dissemination among Abu Dhabi University and Advanced Cure Diagnostic Center. We are optimistic that this collaboration will be fruitful in the domains of research and professional development and we look forward to working together successfully.”

In line with the agreement, ADU is offering its educational expertise and faculty to provide lectures and training workshops to enhance the role of human resources and administrative and leadership practices at ACDC.

Moreover, ADU will have access to ACDC’s medical diagnostic laboratories and educational expertise, to train ADU’s students in the fields of diagnostic medicine, nutrition technology and dietetics and others.

ADU and ACDC will work together to facilitate the exchange of information and networking between students, faculty and staff, through organizing conferences, workshops, seminars, academic and training programs, to showcase the latest developments and best practices in areas of common interest.

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About Abu Dhabi University:

Established in 2003, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) is the largest private university in the United Arab Emirates. With campuses across Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Al Ain, and Al Dhafra, the University has a total enrolment of 7,800 students from over 80 nationalities. Structured into Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, Law and Health Sciences, ADU offers undergraduate and graduate programs across a wide range of disciplines. 

Abu Dhabi University is recognized as a world-class institution committed to excellence in teaching, research and student experience, as evidenced by its prestigious regional and international accreditations. The University was the first private higher education institution in the GCC to earn international accreditation from the Californian Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). ADU’s College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the prestigious EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). At a program level, the College of Engineering has received international accreditation from the world-renowned Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), and the Bachelor of Architecture has received Part 1 validation from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). The College of Health Sciences has earned accreditation from the Agency for Public Health Education Accreditation (APHEA).

According to the 2021 QS World University rankings, Abu Dhabi University ranked among the top 750 universities in the world and placed among the world’s top 150 universities under 50 years of age. ADU also earned a top 3 spot globally for international faculty and maintained its long-held position as part of the top 11 universities worldwide recognized for student body diversity.

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