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Abeer Azzuqa, MD

Job Title Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
1400 Locust Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
412-232-7551 Phone
412-232-8579 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1997 Faculty of Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan

Residency:

2002 Jordan University Hospital, Amman, Jordan
2003 St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, Paterson, NJ
2004 Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
2005 Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA

Fellowship:

2008 Neonatal Perinatal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
  • Jordanian Medical Association

Board Certifications

  • ECFMG Certificate
  • High Specialization Degree of Pediatrics    
  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • USMLE Step I-III
  • USMLE Clinical Skill Assessment

Awards

  • Annual Senior Resident Award in Neonatology, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
  • Advanced Research Fellowship Award, Children Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
  • Outstanding Neonatologist of the Year, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Active Research Projects / Grants

  • Testing the hypothesis that the multidrug resistance transporter P-glycoprotein (Pgp) acts to inhibit cellular apoptosis induced by bilirubin
  • Demographic, metabolic, and genomic description of neonates with severe hyperbilirubinemia
Last Update
February 10, 2010
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