Mariam AlShehhi - ESR Annual Meeting 2024
Maryam Al Shehhi

Mariam AlShehhi

Consultant Clinical Geneticist
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Maryam AlShehhi, is a Consultant Clinical Geneticist who recently joined Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC) Abu Dhabi. She is an MD graduate of Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate of Oman and she achieved her Pediatric Specialty Training in 2012 at the Oman medical Specialty Board (OMSB) with post graduate Certificate of Arab Board in Pediatrics and the Membership of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH).

Then she pursued training in Medical Genetics at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland in 2014 and graduated with fellowship in Clinical Genetics in addition to obtaining the certificate of training in Medical Genetics from the Royal College of Pathologists (RCPath) in the UK in 2016. She has a total of 16 years work experience. She is a member of the SEHA Genomics Service Line and an active Member of the Centre of Arab Genomic Studies Board at Sheikh Hamdan Award since 2018, Dubai.

Dr. Maryam was the vice President of Oman Society of Genetic Medicine 2018 till 2022 and she has worked closely with rare diseases families to establish a Rare Diseases Support Group in Oman in 2018.  Dr. Maryam was also the Assistant Program Director of OMSB Pediatric Residency Program 2018-2023 in Oman for 5 years. She received the Omani woman award for excellence in Health Care sector in March 2019.

She was invited as a speaker and moderator at many conferences in the region and she has many publications and collaborations in medical genetics and genomic medicine research including new discoveries of rare disease genes. Her areas of interest are rare genetic diseases in particular dysmorphology and neuromuscular disorders.