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Current Affiliation

o Medical Oncologist at Erasme Hospital – University Medical Center, Brussels, Belgium:

  • • Consultant in the department of Breast cancer and Gynecological malignancies.
  • • Medical Oncology ward supervision.
  • • Activity in neuro-oncology: clinical consultations and multi-disciplinary discussions.

o Medical Oncologist at Jules Bordet Institute, Brussels, Belgium.

  • • Engaged in the Clinical Trial Conduct Unit (CTCU)

Qualifications

  June 2004: Lebanese Baccalaureate, Scientific Major, College du Sacré Coeur, Gemmayze, Beirut, Lebanon.
  June 2004: French Baccalaureate, Scientific Major, Aix Marseille, France.
  June 2011: MD degree at Lebanese University, Faculty of Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon.
  June 2014: Diploma in Internal Medicine, University of Balamand – Saint Georges Hospital University Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon.
  June 2017: Diploma in Hematology and Medical Oncology, University of Balamand – Saint Georges Hospital University Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon.
  August 2017: Certificate from the Oxford ESMO academy 2017 after a successful participation at the ESMO academy from August 4th to 6th 2017.
  September 2017: Certificate in Medical Oncology, Université Libre de Bruxelles – Institut Jules Bordet, Brussels, Belgium.
  September 2017: European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) Examination certificate in Medical Oncology.
  March 2018: European School of Oncology (ESO) certificate in Medical Oncology – Winner of the best presenter and participant in the 17th ESO-ESMO Masterclass.
  April 2018: Certificate of participation in the European Society of Medical Oncology preceptorship: Palliative and Supportive care in Medical Oncology.
  April 2018: Active participation and certificate from the Breast Cancer, held in the European Institute of Oncology, Milano, Italy.
  June 2018: Certificate in statistics from the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) – EORTC course “Clinical Trial Statistics for Non Statisticians”.

Experience

  Breast cancer clinics with Pr. Martine Piccart at Institut Jules Bordet, Brussels, Belgium.
  Gynecological Malignancies and Melanoma clinics with Pr. Joseph Kerger at Institut Jules Bordet, Brussels, Belgium.
  Rare tumors and Medical Oncology clinics with Pr. Ahmad Awada, at Institut Jules Bordet, Brussels, Belgium.
Previous Experience
  Post graduate fellowship training in Medical Oncology at Institut Jules Bordet, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium (Breast cancer, Melanoma, Gynecologic malignancies, Sarcomas, rare tumors, the application of the personalized medicine in real life practice, geriatric oncology and palliative/supportive care in oncology).
  Blood bank and Transfusion Medicine Rotations.
  Hemopatholgy, benign and malignant hematological cytology and anatomopathology rotations.
  Fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology in Saint Georges Hospital University Medical Center, University of Balamand, Beirut, Lebanon.
  PGY I-II-III Department of Internal Medicine at Saint Georges Hospital University Medical Center, University of Balamand, Beirut, Lebanon; Rank 1 in ACP (American College of Physician) exam 2011-2012-2013 over the PGY I, II, III years of Internal Medicine Department.
  Training in Beirut Governmental University Hospital, Geitawi University Hospital and University Medical Center of Rizk Hospital in the departments of ICU, CCU, ER, Ob-Gyn and pediatrics.

Academic Awards and Activities

  Thesis defense: “A retrospective study to evaluate risk factors of sudden cardiac death”; thesis defense to obtain Medical Doctor (MD) Diploma, Faculty of Medicine, Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon.
  Teaching activities:

  • • Benign hematology course for critical care unit (ICU/CCU) nurses at Saint Georges Hospital University Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon.
  • • Nephrology and Urology anatomy and pathology course in school of nursing at Institut Sainte Famille, Geitawi, Beirut, Lebanon.
  Chief Resident of the Internal Medicine Department for the academic year 2013-2014 at Saint Georges Hospital University Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon.
  First Prize Award for the poster entitled “Spontaneous tumor lysis syndrome, an unusual complication of metastatic neuroendocrine carcinoma of unknown primary” at Belgian Society of Medical Oncology (BSMO) annual meeting February 2017.
  Ambassador for Belgium at the Society of Hematologic Oncology (SOHO) in collaboration with MD Anderson Cancer Institute, Houston, Texas.
  Member in the Lebanese Society of Medical Oncology (LSMO).
  Member in the Belgian Society of Medical Oncology (BSMO).
  Member in the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).
  Member in Society of Hematologic Oncology (SOHO).
  Member in the Ambassadorship program of the Society of Hematologic Oncology (SOHO), in collaboration with MD Anderson Cancer Institute.
  Member in the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO).
  Member in the European School of Oncology (ESO).
  Member in the Breast Cancer Academy (BCA).
  Active Editorial Board member in many peer reviewed, open access journals.
  Active Reviewer in many peer reviewed, open access journals.

Research Expertise

Gynecological Malignancies; Breast Cancer; Neuro-Oncology; Immuno-toxicity; Supportive care mainly women health/quality of life during/after anti-neoplastic treatments.


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