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Dr. Fatma Ben Abid

Fatma Ben Abid


Dr Fatma Ben Abid is a Consultant Infectious Diseases at Communicable Disease Center, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar

Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, Qatar.

Clinical Associate Professor in Medicine-Infectious Diseases, in the College of Medicine, Health and Medical Sciences Office at Qatar University.

Dr Fatma graduated from Faculte de Medicine de Tunis. She pursued her internship at Columbia Missouri University Hospital, USA. Dr Fatma completed residency and fellowship in Internal Medicine and Chest Medicine at Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Oman. Later, Dr Fatma had joined the fellowship program in Infectious Diseases at Hamad Medical Corporation.

Dr Fatma had completed a Harvard research course: Principles and Practice of Clinical Research (PPCR) Certificate in November 2019 and got Clinical Research Scholar Award” by PPCR Harvard T.H. CHAN, School of public Health, USA, and multiple research awards nationally and internationally.

Dr Fatma has great interest in research and has been recognized among Qatar-Top 1000 scientists by the AD Scientific Index 2023 World Scientist and University Ranking.

Dr Fatma has several publications in high impact peer-reviewed journals, multiple ongoing research projects, and presentations at national and international conferences. Her research interest is focused on all aspects of Infectious Diseases, including SARS-CoV2 infection, viral central nervous system infection, carbapenemase producing enterobacterales and Candida Auris.