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Dr Grace Nehme

Consultant Pediatrics Hematology & Oncology

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Locations
CMC Hospital – DHCC 2
Languages
English Arabic French

Bio

Dr Grace Nehme obtained her medical degree at the Lebanese University in July 2012. She, then, completed her training in the United States where she did her pediatric residency at the University of Kansas in Wichita, Kansas. She further pursued a pediatric hematology oncology fellowship at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas where she graduated in June 2019.

Dr Nehme is American Board certified in pediatrics and board eligible in pediatric hematology oncology. She has excellent training to care for children up to 18 years of age including well baby visits, vaccinations, and adolescent care.  She also has expertise in treating those with cancer and blood diseases with a special interest in bone cancers, which was the focus of her research during her fellowship at MD Anderson.  During her training, she mastered performing bone marrow aspirations and biopsies as well as lumbar punctures on children and young adults.

She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology (ASPHO) and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR).

She has a very caring personality and believes no children should suffer. “The strength and hope I see in kids with cancer and their families is supreme and the chance to make a difference in their lives is the ultimate reward.”

Education
  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • Lebanese baccalaureate degree with honors award (2005)
  • French baccalaureate degree with honors award (2005)
  • Medical Diploma from the Lebanese University faculty of medical sciences (2012)
  • Pediatric residency at Kansas University school of medicine Wichita, Kansas, USA (2016)
  • Pediatric hematology oncology fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston Texas, USA (2019)
  • Pediatric fundamental critical care support certification, 2015
  • Vital Talk: This is a course that helps clinicians navigate tough conversations about serious illness with ease; coursework completed at MD Anderson (2018)
  • Basic life support (BLS) and Pediatric advanced life support (PALS)
  • Clinical Quality improvement certificate (2019)
Publications

Publications

  • Alliston D, Kielt M, Nehme G, Wittler R. Group evaluations of Individual Faculty Hospitalists. Kansas Journal of Medicine #55-18.

Book Chapters

  • Daw N, Nehme G, Huff V. Neoplasms of the kidney, Chapter 526 , Nelson’s pediatrics, 21st edition.
  • Nehme G, Gordon N, Autophagy in osteosarcoma, Current advances in osteosarcoma, 2nd edition, in press.

Posters, Abstracts

  • Nehme G, Kroeker D. Impact of an interprofessional international rotation on physician assistant students’ knowledge and perspective. Pediatric Educational Excellence Across the Continuum 4th biennial meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, Poster 09/2015
  • Nehme G, Wittler R. Prevalence and outcomes of Incomplete Kawasaki disease versus complete or classic Kawasaki Disease. Research forum at KUSOM in Wichita, Kansas, Poster 04/2016
  • Kroeker D, Kielt M, Nehme G, Wittler R. Group evaluations of individual faculty hospitalists. APPD spring meeting in Anaheim, California Poster 04/2017
  • Nehme G, Mahajan A, Sandberg D, Ketonen L. Fuller G, Khatua S, Zaky W. FBXW7 mutation in a child with medulloblastoma: A case report and review of the literature. Global Academics Program annual meeting in Houston, Texas, Poster 05/2017
  • Nehme G, Cuglievan B, Camacho P, Menegaz B, Coakley B, McAleer M, Ludwig J, Hayes-Jordan A, Huh W. Clinical characteristics of desmoplastic small round cell tumor in children 10 years of age and younger. An MD Anderson Cancer Center (MDACC) Series. Connective Tissue Oncology Society annual meeting in Maui, Hawaii, 11/2017
  • Nehme G, Felix K, Wahba A, Fandino M, Gordon N. Autophagy and HSP27. A potential link to define autophagy fate in Osteosarcoma. AACR meeting on Targeting PI3K/mTOR Signaling, Boston, 12/2018

Thesis

  • Nehme G, El-Haddad A, Aramouni G, Parents reaction towards pediatric fever, thesis submitted in fulfillment of the degree of M.D, 2013

 

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