Who Is She

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Professor of Community, Environmental and Occupational Medicine
Wagida Anwar
1953

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Contact information / Work

Ain Shams University
Faculty of Medicine, Department of Community, Environmental and Occupational Medicine
Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University
Cairo
Egypt
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002024837888
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002024837888

Education

Marie Curie Fellow, France
Collegium Ramazini Fellow
MD, Community Medicine, Environmental Mutagenesis, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, 1984
MSc, Community Medicine, Fauclty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, 1981
MBBCH: Medicine and Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, 1977

Competences

Arabic
English

Work history

Professor and Director of the Molecular Epidemiology Unit, Department of Community, Environmental and Occupational Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch
Public Health Consultant and Advisor for the World Health Organization, Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Ministry of Health and Population
Director, Ain Shams Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Center, Ain Shams University
Principal researcher in a number of team research projects: “Epidemiological and Molecular Study for Screening and Early Detection of Genetic Diseases in Egyptian Children”,
“Chromosomal Damage in Urothelial Cells of Schistosomiasis Patients and Predisposition to Develop Bladder Cancer” and “Evaluation of Cancer Risk in Schistosomiasis by Different Genetic Approaches”
(Co-authored): ”Breast Cancer and Hormonal Intake Among Egyptian Females by European Journal of Oncology”. Vol.14, n.1, 2009.
(Co-authored): Genetic Variability of Antigen B among Echinococcus granulosus Egyptian Isolates, Korean J Parasitol. Vol. 47, No. 3: 259-264, September 2009.

Awards

First recipient of the EMS-Hollaender International Fellow award, USA, 2000
Selected to be a fellow of Collegium Ramazini, Italy. 2006
Selected for WHO is WHO Publication, 2005
Awarded fellowships from around the world, including the Fogarty International Center Fellowship, NIH, USA, The CEES Award in the Atomic Energy Center, Fontennay aux Roses, France, Fellowship for the University of Kupio, Finland,
Award from the International Union for Cancer Research, Geneva to visit the Heidelberg Cancer Center, Germany, and an Award for the National Cancer Center Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan, CEES Award in in the Center of Atomic Energy, France
Environmental Mutagen Society Award, USA
World Health Organization Award “Shousha Foundation Prize”
Egyptian Medical Syndicate Awards, Egypt (several times)