Colleges

  • Dr. Ghizlane Bendriss

    “Our main objective is to educate our audience about advances in medicine.” Ghizlane Bendriss is a neuroscientist who obtained a PhD in neurophysiology and neurobiology and a Master’s degree in cognitive neuroscience from the University of Aix-Marseille, France. Dr. Bendriss obtained her diploma in lifestyle medicine from the International Board of Lifestyle Medicine. She is currently Assistant Professor of Biology…

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  • WCMQ Qatar Aspiring Doctors Program provides pathway to careers in medicine for high school students

    Forty-eight talented high school students with ambitions to become physicians have completed the challenging Qatar Aspiring Doctors Program (QADP), run by the Office of Student Outreach and Educational Development at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q).  The program runs from September to March and offers advanced tuition in the physical sciences, biology, research skills and English for academic purposes to help students…

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  • Dr. Tariq Chukir, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) 

    “Our main objective is to educate our audience about advances in medicine” Dr. Tariq Chukir is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) and an endocrinology consultant at the Qatar Metabolic Institute. He has a clinical interest in obesity and preventive medicine. He is American Board-certified in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Obesity Medicine and Clinical Lipidology. Dr. Chukir…

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  • Dr. Joseph Moutiris, Clinician and Professor of Cardiology at UNIC Medical School

    “Medical students should get a systematic approach and learning of cardiovascular medicine, both theoretically and practically” Over the past two decades, the University of Nicosia (UNIC)- located on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, has led the development of life and health sciences programmes regionally and continues to strive for excellence globally. The 2021 Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings,…

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  • Dr. Ravinder Mamtani Vice Dean for Population Health and Lifestyle Medicine at WCM-Q

    “We excel in population health education, research, and awareness programs” Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) has an excellent reputation in terms of medical education and research. It offers professional development programs to equip professionals with skills and knowledge in the areas of research, cultural competence, emotional intelligence, clinical nutrition, integrative medicine, student wellness and lifestyle medicine. ‘Hospitals’ magazine interviewed Dr. Ravinder…

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  • University of Chicago Medicine

    With a history dating back to 1927, the University of Chicago Medicine has been advancing the forefront of health by bringing research closer to a more accessible reality through the advanced treatment and care of our patients.  UChicago Medicine’s physicians and researchers have helped shape modern medicine. They’re proven pioneers in organ transplantation, the genetics of cancer, chemotherapy, and life-changing…

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  • WCM-Q webinar series enhances community awareness of key health issues

    A new webinar series launched by the Institute for Population Health (IPH) of Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) is raising awareness on a wide range of key health matters to enhance self-care, improve quality of life, reduce illness, and ultimately increase the healthy lifespan of individuals.  The webinar series, titled ‘Health and YOU’ features the most pressing health issues facing communities…

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  • Dr. Ziyad Mahfoud

    “Our courses are designed to equip healthcare professionals in Qatar and beyond with core biostatistical research tools” Dr. Ziyad Mahfoud is a Professor of Research in Population Health Sciences at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q). Dr. Mahfoud is an internationally recognized authority in the field of biostatistics and population health sciences, with special expertise in the design of complex studies including…

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  • Dr. Thurayya Arayssi

    “We develop our activities according to the needs of the healthcare professionals in our community” Dr. Thurayya Arayssi is Professor of Clinical Medicine and Vice Dean for Academic and Curricular Affairs at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q). She has been working in the area of international medical education for more than two decades and has held multiple leadership positions including Program…

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  • Decade of achievement for WCM-Q’s Institute for Population Health

    The Institute for Population Health (IPH) at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) has celebrated its 10th anniversary of advancing population health in Qatar, the wider region and beyond. “We established the IPH to support the goals set out in Qatar National Vision 2030 to proactively support and improve the health of all people in Qatar through pioneering research, evidence-based public health…

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