Sara Al-Khawaga

Dermatology and Venereology Resident

Hamad Medical Corporation

Dr. Sara Al Khawaga obtained her medical degree with several honors from Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar in 2014 where she continually demonstrated excellent qualities and outstanding performance. She later joined Hamad Medical Corporation for her transitional year of residency in 2015. Sarah demonstrated great interest in clinical and translational research, she later joined Sidra Medicine-Qatar to complete a postdoctoral fellowship. Concurrently, Dr. Sarah has been enrolled in Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) to pursue her PhD in Biological and Biomedical science. The focus of her PhD thesis is on using human pluripotent stem cells including embryonic stem cells (hESC) and induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) to study the role of a specific pancreatic transcription factor (TF) during pancreatic beta cell differentiation and studying genomics of Neonatal Diabetes in The State of Qatar.