Amal Matar Receives NIH Fellowship in Bioethics

Amal Matar has received a two-year fellowship to study bioethics at the NIH Clinical Bioethics Center. Amal is a former 2010 MERETI trainee and is currently serving as the Academic Coordinator for MERETI.   She received a Masters Degree in Biotechnology with a specialization in research ethics at the American University in Cairo, for which she did an interview study of chairs of Research Ethics Committees in Egypt, assessing their perspectives regarding these committees.   At the NIH, Amal and other fellows will study ethical issues related to conduct of research, clinical practice, genetics and health policy.  In addition to research and writing, fellows participate in weekly bioethics seminars, case conferences, ethics consultations, and IRB deliberations, and have access to multiple educational opportunities at NIH.  Please help me congratulate Amal Matar on receiving the prestigious award.


10 Responses to Amal Matar Receives NIH Fellowship in Bioethics

  1. Mohamed Elhassan Abdalla March 11, 2013 at 7:58 am #

    Congratulations Amal, and wishing all the success for her and all MERETI graduates

    • Isabelle Nakhla March 11, 2013 at 10:15 pm #


    • Amal Matar March 13, 2013 at 11:44 pm #

      Thanks a lot 🙂

      • mervat March 22, 2013 at 10:48 pm #

        CONGRATULATIONS Amal 🙂 You deserve the best. Go on and God bless you 🙂

        • Amal Matar March 26, 2013 at 4:26 pm #

          Dear Dr Mervat..thanks for your kind words

  2. Heba Kassem March 28, 2013 at 2:01 pm #

    Congratulations best of luck with your fellowship. Enjoy it 🙂

    • Amal Matar March 31, 2013 at 2:55 pm #

      Dear Dr Heba:

      It is still a preliminary acceptance, not a final one. but I am very excited. Thanks for the kind words

  3. bahattab March 30, 2013 at 12:51 am #

    Congratulations Dear Amal for this prestigious scholarship.

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