UJ Newsletter
May 2014


Prof. Marwan M. Krunz

B.S., Electrical Engineering, 1990

Dr. Marwan Krunz is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Arizona (UA), and holds a joint (courtesy) appointment at the same rank in the Department of Computer Science.  Since 2008, he has been the UA site director of "Connection One ...


UJ Alumnus appointed Sidra’s Clinical Chief for Pediatrics
DOHA: Sidra Medical and Research Center on Wednesday announced that Dr Ziyad M Hijazi has been appointed Clinical Chief for Pediatrics. He will drive the strategic direction of the Department of Pediatrics and integrate research and education priorities into a program of excellent clinical service delivery. He will also hold the position of chair of pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College - Qatar, Sidra's partner for medical education.
“Sidra will be a beacon of excellence for pediatric care in Qatar and the Middle East. So, this is a key appointment for us,” said Sidra Chief Medical Officer Dr Edward S Ogata. “Dr Hijazi's wide-ranging clinical and academic expertise in both pediatrics and cardiology, and his passion for research of the highest quality, evident from his exceptional record of publications, perfectly complement our vision for Sidra. I am particularly pleased that he will be here when Sidra hosts the Excellence in Pediatrics Conference in December, the first time that this major conference has ever been held in the Middle East.”
Dr Hijazi graduated from the University of Jordan School of Medicine before attending Yale University School of Medicine where he completed a Master of Public Health degree, a residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology. He spent eight years on the faculty at Tufts University School of Medicine and another eight years at the University of Chicago. In 2007, he was appointed Professor -Pediatrics and Internal Medicine, Director - Rush Center for Congenital and Structural Heart Disease, Section Chief - Pediatric Cardiology at Rush University Medical Center.
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