Dr Nahla Afifi

Dr Nahla Afifi earned her MBBCh with honors, Master of Anatomy and Embryology and Diploma of Gynecology and Obstetrics from Ain Shams University, Egypt. She earned her PhD. with joints supervision from UMD, NJ, USA. She started her career as a Medical Researcher in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, UMD, NJ, USA then proceeded her academic career at Ain Shams University, Dubai Medical College for Girls, UAE and Qatar University. She was promoted to full professor of Anatomy and Embryology in 2007. In 2013 she joined QF as Education and Scientific Manager and in 2017 was appointed as the Director Qatar Biobank. Dr. Nahla Afifi has numerous published research in her field of expertise. She is a member in several international societies AAA, ASIP, ISBER, IHCC & ESBB and had awarded the ISBER Award for Outstanding Achievement in Biobanking 2022.