October 22 & 29, 2022


Mastering Emotional Intelligence – Level 1

WEILL CORNELL MEDICINE-QATAR

Karima Chaabna

Karima Chaabna

Assistant Professor of Clinical Population Health Sciences
Manager, Population Health Research - IPH
Institute for Population Health
Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar
Doha, Qatar

Dr. Karima Chaabna is an epidemiologist who serves as manager for population health research at the Institute for Population Health (IPH), Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) and as Assistant Professor of Clinical Population Health Sciences. She is responsible for developing, managing, and leading research and related projects on population health issues in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) with a focus on Qatar. She has published several systematic reviews, primary studies, and meta-research studies. Dr. Chaabna also supports IPH’s population health educational and community awareness programs in Qatar. She is an active participant in educational workshops related to research methodology and evidence-based practice for healthcare professionals, in mentoring WCM-Q’s students as well as research staff, and in teaching community medicine residents at Hamad Medical Corporation.


Prior to joining IPH, she conducted postdoctoral training for two and a half years at WCM-Q as a postdoctoral associate in healthcare policy and research. Her research focused primarily on characterizing the epidemiology of hepatitis C virus infection in the MENA region.

Dr. Chaabna has a research master's in Population and Health with a specialization in biostatistics and a PhD in epidemiology, both from Claude Bernard University Lyon 1, France. During her PhD, she was a research student at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (affiliated to the World Health Organization) in Lyon, France. Her PhD research focused on assessing geographical patterns and time trends of HIV/AIDS and AIDS-related cancer morbidities in North and Sub-Saharan Africa. Dr. Chaabna was trained in systematic review methodology and related-advanced methods at Columbia University, in New York.