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  • Precision oncology: Advancing cancer care through new theranostics approaches

    When Russell Szmulewitz, MD, describes an emerging tool used to diagnose and treat certain cancers, he can sound more like an Army general than an oncologist specializing in prostate cancer. Such is the precision of theranostics, however, that the analogy fits. “It’s sort of a smart bomb that goes specifically to the cancer target, and we can see where it’s…

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  • Dr. Ali Chaari

    “The webinar series will aim to assess and address current gaps in knowledge regarding neurodegenerative diseases in Qatar, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, and beyond.” Dr. Ali Chaari is a Biochemist who obtained his degree in engineering biology from the National Engineering School in Tunisia and his PhD in Biochemistry and Cellular Biology from the University of…

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  • WCM-Q course promotes use of simulations in healthcare education

    WCM-Q launched its inaugural course on designing and debriefing effective simulations drawing upon the updated Healthcare Simulation Standards of Best PracticeTM. The course directors were Dr. Stella Major, associate professor of family medicine in clinical medicine, Mr. Joshua Vognsen, simulation education specialist at WCM-Q, and Prof. Michelle Brown, associate professor and director of the healthcare simulation graduate program at the…

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  • WCM-Q’s Intersection of Law and Medicine series highlights legal, ethical perspectives in healthcare

    Experts have established that a synergy between legal practice and medicine is necessary for healthcare systems to operate seamlessly. Even as the healthcare sector experiences changes and reforms, the legal and ethical aspects of care must not be compromised so that people’s health is adequately taken care of. To bridge that gap, the Intersection of Law and Medicine series was…

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  • Dr. Sohaila Cheema

    “In the IPH, we believe all current and future health professionals must be trained so that they can incorporate lifestyle medicine in their medical practice.”   The Institute for Population Health (IPH) at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) helps to build a healthier community in Qatar through a wide and diverse range of programs, initiatives and activities grouped under the broad…

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  • 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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