Research/Areas of Interest: My research focuses on the biocompatibility and performance of dialyzers, apoptosis of leukocytes in uremia, dialysis delivery in acute kidney injury (AKI), novel extracorporeal therapies for treatment of end-stage renal disease, and most recently, the utility of genetic, plasma, and urinary markers for the study of AKI.


  • MSc, Tufts University, United States, 2007
  • MD, Saint Joseph University, Lebanon, 1991
  • BS, La Salle College, Lebanon, 1984