Dr. Reem Al-Sulaiman
Dr. Reem is a Consultant in Genetic Counseling in Medical Oncology and the interim Deputy Chair for the Medical Genetics Department at Hamad Medical Corporation. Dr Reem is also the Assistant chair of the Doha-Heidelberg Rare Disease MDT and Research Committee and the vice president of Qatar Network of medical genetics and a core member of Qatar Precision Medicine Institute’s (QPMI). In addition to her clinical and leadership roles, Dr Reem is also Assistant Professor and respected teaching faculty and the clinical lead of the National Genetic Counseling Program at the Qatar University and the main establisher of the profession’s licensing and profession's hierarchy in Qatar.
Dr. Reem had completed her clinical training and fellowship in genetic counseling from Sarah Lawrence College in New York and was trained in different subspecialties of genetics including prenatal, pediatrics, adult with her main interest in cancer genetics. Dr. Reem was trained in multiple prestigious institutions in New York including Memorial Sloan Kettering, New York Presbyterian and Columbia Medical Centre. She then achieved the American board of genetic counselling and became the first Qatari national board-certified genetic counselor in the country. Dr. Reem also received her PhD in cancer counselling and psychotherapy from University of Wales, Regents College in London and her research was honored as one of the 100 breakthroughs in the UK in 2018. Dr. Reem has multiple prestigious publications in high impact factor journals in the field of pediatrics and adult clinical and cancer genetics with special interest in rare disorders.