American University of Beirut
Ghada El-Hajj Fuleihan, MD, MPH, FRCP, is Professor of Medicine, founding Director of the Calcium Metabolism and Osteoporosis Program, WHO Collaborating Center for Metabolic Bone Disorders, and of the Scholars in HeAlth Research Program at the American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon. Dr. El-Hajj Fuleihan obtained her MD degree from the American University of Beirut (AUB), completed her residency and fellowship at the New England Deaconess and Brigham and Women’s Hospitals, Harvard Medical School, Boston. She holds a master degree in Public Health, from the Harvard T.H.Chan School of Public Health.
Dr. El-Hajj Fuleihan’s laboratory focuses on generating evidence on the pathophysiology, prevention, and treatment of hypovitaminosis D, osteoporosis, and other metabolic bone disorders through clinical trials, systematic reviews, and meta-analyses, and translating findings into prevention and treatment strategies. She closely collaborates with the ministry of health officials and international experts to generate evidence-based national and international care pathways and guidelines on metabolic bone diseases (see publications). She has mentored over 60 trainees, including 8 medical students, 14 MSc and PhD students, and 37 post-doc MDs.
Dr. El-Hajj Fuleihan is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, and recipient of several awards. These include the 2013 International Society of Clinical Densitometry John P. Bilezikian Global Leadership Award, the 2016 Endocrine Society International Excellence in Endocrinology Laureate Award, and the 2017 Harvard T. Chan School of Public Health Award of Merit. She holds a lifelong appointment as the Bernard Lown Scholar in the Department of Global Health and Population, at the Harvard T.H.Chan School of Public Health.
Disclosure: I do not have any relevant financial / non-financial relationships with any proprietary interests.
Friday, May 8, 2020
2:50 PM – 3:30 PM
Saturday, May 9, 2020
10:35 AM – 11:15 AM