Dr. Suzanne Dhaini
Assistentin / PostDoc
Suzanne Dhaini
Medizinische Fakultät
Institut für Pflegewissenschaft

Assistentin / PostDoc

Bernoullistrasse 28
4056 Basel

Tel. +41 61 207 63 67


  • Health services research in the acute care institutions
  • Quality and patient safety
  • Care models 


Suzanne Dhaini  is a trained nurse and completed her doctorate in 2016 at the University of Basel, Switzerland. She completed her Masters at Concordia University in Canada. In 2017, she joined AUB as an assistant professor at the American University of Beirut. Her research interest focuses on patient safety and quality of care.  She is a scientific collaborator at the INS, and a member  in the PSQ research team. She is a member of an EU COST Action project, RANCARE (https://www.rancare-action.eu/).

Elbejjani, M., Abed Al Ahad, M., Simon, M., Ausserhofer, D., Dumit, N., Abu-Saad Huijer, H. and Dhaini, S. R. (2020) “Work environment-related factors and nurses’ health outcomes: a cross-sectional study in Lebanese hospitals”, BMC Nursing. BioMed Central, 19(1), p. 95. doi: 10.1186/s12912-020-00485-z.   edoc
Dhaini, S. R., Zúñiga, F., Ausserhofer, D., Simon, M., Kunz, R., De Geest, S. and Schwendimann, R. (2017) “Are nursing home care workers’ health and presenteeism associated with implicit rationing of care? A cross-sectional multi-site study”, Geriatric Nursing. Elsevier, 38(1), pp. 33–38. doi: 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2016.07.003.   edoc
Schwendimann, R., Dhaini, S., Ausserhofer, D., Engberg, S. and Zúñiga, F. (2016) “Factors associated with high job satisfaction among care workers in Swiss nursing homes - a cross sectional survey study”, BMC Nursing. BioMed Central, 15, p. 37. doi: 10.1186/s12912-016-0160-8.   edoc | Open Access