Dr Mona Hassan Hashish is an Assistant Professor at the Microbiology Department, High Institute of Public Health, Alexandria University. She teaches and supervises diploma, Masters and doctorate students, especially in the fields of virology and immunology. She is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association and a reviewer for The Bulletin of the High Institute of Public Health. She has participated in projects funded by Alexandria University and the STDF. She has 18 publications in different fields of microbiology. She is a member of the Egyptian Society of Infection Control.