Nadia Awni Sakati
Syrian paediatrician, born 1938, Damascus.
Biography of Nadia Awni Sakati
Nadia Awni Sakati studied at Damascus University where she got her MD in 1965. She was a pediatric resident at the American University of Beirut and at the Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami. In 1969 she was Fellow in Genetics and Metabolism at the University of California, San Diego.
She is presently (spring 2006) working as a paediatrician and senior consultant for the genetics research center at King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Riyadh.
We thank Patrick Jucker-Kupper, Switzerland, for information submitted.
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