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Dr Marwa Yahfouf

Pediatrics Consultant

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CMC Hospital – DHCC 2
Languages
English Arabic French

Bio

Dr. Marwa Yahfouf is a pediatrician with a special interest in general pediatrics and preventive care. She graduated with a bachelor degree in biology and a teaching diploma, then completed medical school at the American University of Beirut.  She then worked as a pediatric research fellow with a focus on vaccines at the Center for Infectious Disease Research at the American University of Beirut.

Afterwards she completed her pediatric residency at the Kansas University School of Medicine in Wichita. Since then she had been a practicing pediatrician in the United States. She is American Board certified.

During her training and practice, Dr. Marwa developed experience managing both healthy and critically ill children up to 18 years of age. She is an advocate for preventive care through immunizations, regular well child checks, screening and counseling.

 

Education
  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics residency: Kansas University School of Medicine (July 2013-June2016)
  • Doctor of Medicine: American University of Beirut, School of Medicine (June 2012)
  • Biology, Bachelor of Science – American University of Beirut, Lebanon (Sept 2008)
  • Teaching Diploma in Secondary Education, Faculty of Arts and Sciences: American University of Beirut    (May 2008)

 

Publications

Kielt M, Yahfouf M, Engel M, Ahlers-Schmidt CR, Bloom BT. Alkaline Phosphatase Activity in Appropriate for Gestational Age (AGA) Neonates. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting; Baltimore, MD.

May 2, 2016

Yahfouf M, Kielt M, Dong F, Ahlers-Schmidt CR, Bloom BT. “Natural Trend of Alkaline Phosphatase in Appropriate for Gestational Age Premature Neonates: a Retrospective Study.” Poster session presented at: 23rd Annual KU School of Medicine Research Forum; Wichita, KS.

April 29, 2015

Yahfouf M, Kielt M, Dong F, Ahlers-Schmidt CR, Bloom BT. “Natural Trend of Alkaline Phosphatase in Appropriate for Gestational Age Premature Neonates: a Retrospective Study.” Poster session presented at: 2015 PAS Annual Meeting; San Diego, CA.

April 25-28, 2015

Keilt M, Yahfouf M, Engel M, Dong F, Ahlers-Schmidt CR, Bloom BT. “Rise of Alkaline Phosphatase Activity Above 800 IU/L in Appropriate for Gestational Age Premature Neonates: A Retrospective Study.” Poster session presented at: 23rd Annual KU School of Medicine Research Forum; Wichita, KS April 29, 2015

“Overview on Beta Thalassemia Major,” Miami Children’s Hospital.

April-2012

“Citizens and Victims of accidents: Good Samaritans or Potential Suspects?  The Lebanese System from Legal, Governmental, and Medical Perspectives”

August 2011

Poster presentation titled “Green: Aloe Vera for a Better Skin”,  International Biodiversity Day at American University of Beirut, Nature Conservation Center for Sustainable Futures, ibsar

May 2007

Yahfouf M, Kielt M, Dong F, Ahlers-Schmidt CR, Bloom BT. “Natural Trend of Alkaline Phosphatase in Appropriate for Gestational Age Premature Neonates: a Retrospective Study. In progress

Keilt M, Yahfouf M, Engel M, Dong F, Ahlers-Schmidt CR, Bloom BT. “Rise of Alkaline Phosphatase Activity Above 800 IU/L in Appropriate for Gestational Age Premature Neonates: A Retrospective Study.” Poster session presented at: 23rd Annual KU School of Medicine Research Forum; Wichita, KS In progress

Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine Efficacy Study-FluD QIV, American University of Beirut, Center for

Infectious Disease Research. Co-investigator

Oct 2012-June 2013

Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine  Efficacy Study-MenACWY-TT, American University of Beirut, Center for Infectious Disease Research. Co-investigator

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