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     "I earned my Ph.D. in Parent-Child Health Nursing from New York University in 1989, my Master's degree in Advanced Education in 1985, and a graduate from the school of Nursing at the University of Jordan in 1981. I am an expert in child health, curriculum building, evaluation, and accreditation of nursing and higher education programs. I have been working as a faculty member in the School of Nursing at the University of Jordan since 1989. I taught thousands of students in undergraduate and graduate programs. I did supervise more than 20 students in their Ph.D. dissertations.  
     I served in different administrative positions: currently the Vice President for the Scientific Schools at the University of Jordan, Previously I served as the Dean of School of Nursing, the Dean for graduate studies and research, and a Vice President, at Al- Ahaliyya Amman University. At the School of Nursing at the University of Jordan, I served as the Dean, Vice Dean, Chairperson of the Maternal Child Health Nursing Department, and the Assistant Dean.
     I served as a board member in the Higher Education Council, Jordanian Nursing Council, the Board of trustees of many Universities, and a member of the Jordanian higher youth council. A member of the Recognition of none Jordanian Universities committee at the Higher Education Ministry.
     I am the first Professor in Child Health Nursing in Jordan. My evaluation for the promotion to professor rank done by international reviewers was the highest since establishing the grading system at the University (4.72 out of 5) up to 2011. I published mostly in high impact factor international Journal, many of my publications were funded through national and international grants and my publications are highly cited. I am a member of the editorial board and a reviewer for many national and international Journals. I developed the first Jordanian Data Base for Nursing Research​
     I worked as a consultant for many national and international institutions such as USAID, WHO, UNFPA, Johns Hopkins University\ Population Communication – Amman branch, JICA, Ministry of Health, the National Population Council, the National Council for Family Affairs, Ministry of Education, the work included programs accreditation, curriculum building, strategic planning, quality management, training nurses and physicians, primary health care and care of children. I served as the chairperson of many accreditation and quality assurance committees to accredit many universities and programs.
     I awarded Princess Muna Medals Award for Excellence in nursing education and research in 2009, Zaianb Awards for Management and Leadership for women in the Educational Profession (2019). The Distinguished Research Award- from the Scientific Society of Arab Nursing Faculties 2016. The awards for the "distinguish research for 2004-2005 and 2010-2011– UJ". I am a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Honor Society of Nursing. "

​     Wafika has occupied the position of the Dean of several Nursing colleges at universities in Jordan and in Saudi Arabi: Namely: The College of Nursing at Isra University, Amman-Jordan in 2020-2021; the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences at Al-Isra University in Amman-Jordan in 2018-2020. The College of Nursing at Al-Ahlyya Amman University, Jordan in 2017. The College of Nursing-Jeddah (CON-J) at King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences since its establishment in June 2006 till Aug. 2009. The College of Nursing in Riyadh (CON-R) between 2002 and 2006, under the same University.
      Prof. Wafika has authored and co-authored several publications in Nursing from 1990 up to present. Her academic profile states that she had her: Ph.D., Nursing Science, from the University of Illinois, Chicago, USA in 1988; M.Sc, Nursing Health Service Administration, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA in 1984; B.Sc, Nursing, University of Jordan in 1977.
Previous to joining Al-Isra University, Al-Ahlyya Amman University, CON-R and CON-J in Saudi Arabia, Prof. Wafika has established the Scientific Association of Arab Nursing Colleges whilst Dean of College of Nursing at AlZaytoona University of Jordan between 1997 – 2001.
Prof. Wafika was the first Jordanian dean of the college of Nursing at the University of Jordan (the mother university). She was among the first five Jordanian who obtained their PhDs in the field of nursing.
     Prof. Wafika had written, published and co-published several articles in various Scientific Journals, and she participated in many conferences, workshops and seminars in several countries all over the world (i.e., Iceland, Vancouver, Japan, Australia, United Kingdome, United Sates of America, Slovenia, Athena, Singapore, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Dubai, and Qatar).