Treatment & Services
- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (cpr)
- Department of Neonatology
- Medical Care Of Ill Newborns
- Neonatal Intensive Care
- Oxygen Therapy
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Iowa City, IA USA
Internship - Jordan University Hospital
Internship - Jordan University Hospital
Medical School - University of Jordan Faculty of Medicine
- November 2010-current: Medical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Fairview Hospital, Fairview Park, Ohio.
2010-current: Associated Professor of Pediatrics, Lerner College of Medicine at Cleveland Clinic, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH.
2008-2010: Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.
2001-2008: Assistant professor of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 1999-2001: Instructor, Division of Neonatology, Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
- Pediatrics - Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Awards & Honors
- 1991: First place ranked resident, Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology, Jordan University Hospital, Amman, Jordan.
1992: First place ranked resident, Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology, Jordan University Hospital, Amman, Jordan
1997: Science Day Presentation Award, Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, Cleveland, OH
1999: Science Day Presentation Award, Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, Cleveland, OH 2005: Young Investigator, Perinatal Research Society Meeting.
2007: President Elect, Midwest Society for Pediatric Research
2008: President, Midwest Society for Pediatric Research
2008: Pediatric Pearls Day Award for exemplary teaching
- Society for Pediatric Research
Perinatal Research Society
American Physiological Society
Society for Neuroscience
Midwestern Society for Pediatric Research
Research & Publications
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