Shaheenah Dawood is a consultant medical oncologist and professor in clinical oncology in the United Arab Emirates. She trained in medical oncology at McGill University Hospitals in Canada and subspecialized in breast cancer management at MD Anderson Cancer Center. During her training she was awarded multiple Scholar-in-Training Awards and ASCO Merit Awards. She has served as an editorial fellow at the New England Journal of Medicine and has an MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health. She has over 100 papers to her credit including 50 peer-reviewed original articles, 30 review articles and 12 book chapters. She serves as a reviewer for multiple journals. She currently leads the oncology clinical trials program at Mediclinic City Hospital Dubai. She also serves as president of the Excellence in Oncology Care summit that is held annually in Dubai and is co-president of the Asia-Pacific Breast Cancer Summit (APBCS) and Asia-Pacific Gastroenterology Cancer Summit (APGCS). She has also recently launched the International BRCA Forum and Young Women’s Forum.
Last update: April 2022