Organizing Committee Member

Shamsa Al Awar

Shamsa Al Awar

Consultant and Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology

UAE University



Dr. Shamsa is a Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynecology & Chair of Ob/Gyn department at college of Medicine & health Sciences at UAE University. Dr. Shamsa graduated with distinctions from Sultan Qaboos University with Bch of Medical Sciences and MD. She persuaded her postgraduate studies at McGill University, Montreal in Canada and graduated with Alice Benjamin Award of Excellence in Obstetrics. She has FRCSC, American Board in OB/Gyn, and FACOG. She worked in UAE University at FMHS as an assistant professor since 2001. She joined Tawam Hospital in 2005 as a deputy Medical director and Chief of Ob/Gyn. followed by moving to Al Ain Hospital as a Chair of women Health Institute on 2010. She eventually returned to her passion of education to UAEU and appointed as the chair of the department. Her clinical interest in Fetal Medicine made her join the FMU Team at Tawam & Al Ain Hospital and she has completed her training in advanced fetal Ultrasonography with Fellowship of Ian Donald's School and master degree in advance Obstetrical and Gynecology Ultrasound. Further Dr Shamsa is a perfectionist quality worker for which she is certified with American board of Medical Quality and is certified in American medical legal consultations from Wagner University. She has UAE national duties so she led few positions such as vice president Arab board committee, president of Society of OB/GYN in UAE, the director of UAE-ALSO Chapter, vice president IVF UAE licenser committee and other national responsibilities. Her interest is raising women wellbeing and for this she has a national leading role in breast cancer prevention program & cervical cancer prevention program in UAE.

Research Area

Fetal Medicine, Fetal Ultrasonography, Women Well being, Breast Cancer and Cervical Cancer Prevention