Dr. Mai Al Maghtheh PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 13 March 2011 12:07

Dr. Mai Al Maghtheh Dr. Mai field of specialization is Molecular Biology, Human Genetics and Biotechnology. The first degree is medical technology (distinction) from Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan (1988). Obtained M.Sc degree in Medical genetics in 1991 from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK. In 1995.

Dr. Mai was awarded the PhD degree in the field of molecular biology and genetics (thesis title:

inherited retinal degenerations) from the department of molecular biology and genetics, institute of ophthalmology, UCL, London University, UK. Worked as a senior research fellow on a postdoctoral research project to map and clone eye disease genes between the years 1995- 1999 in the same department. Currently Dr. Mai works as the Vice President for Academic Affairs at Hebron University, and an associate professor at the biology department. Previously worked as the head of Biology Department, and as the dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology (Hebron University).Dr. Mai also worked as the director of an education project, as part of a larger Palestinian Faculty Development Program (PFDP) funded by Amideast/ West Bank.

At Hebron University, Dr Mai is involved in a number of committees; currently is a member of the board of Scientific Research Committee, and also a member of the Hebron University Journal editorial board. In addition to that Dr. Mai is a member of a number of local and national societies, for e.g she is the president of the Thallassemia Patients Friends Society Hebron Branch.



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