Prof Hisham N Tarraf
Middle East and North Africa

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Professor Hisham N Tarraf MD, FRCP Edin
Professor of Medicine and Allergy and Head of Medical ICU Units, Cairo University

  • Host examiner for PACES in Cairo since 2007, having been involved in initiating the exam there in 2001.
  • Extensive experience in medical education and in designing under and postgraduate curricula, including Allergy Courses in the Ministry of Health and the Egyptian Medical Syndicate.
  • Trained in Case Western University, Ohio, USA and Guys and St Bartholomew’s Hospitals, London, UK.
  • Published over 50 papers in international journals
  • President, Modern Egyptian Society of Internists, Board Member,  Egyptian Society of Internal Medicine and Egyptian Society of Allergy and Immunology
  • International Member, American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, American Thoracic Society and European Academy of Allergy and Immunology.
  • since 2008 Assembly Member of the WHO’s Global Initiative in Asthma (GINA).