Dr. Shima Yasin

Consultant - Paediatric Rheumatology
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Dr. Shima Yasin, MD, MSc, is a Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in UAE.

Dr. Yasin is an award-winning clinician and translational scientist. Furthermore, she is an experienced and highly skilled, patient-focused Pediatric Rheumatologist. She has extensive expertise in treating all childhood rheumatic diseases with a special interest in autoinflammatory diseases. Dr. Yasin has a long-standing commitment to clinical and translational research and has authored multiple peer-reviewed publications.

Doctor can help with

  • Paediatric Rheumatology

Memberships

  • Member - American College of Rheumatology (ACR)
  • Member - Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA)

Licences and certifications

  • Licensed, American Board of Pediatrics (ABP), Paediatric Rheumatology
  • Licensed, American Board of Paediatrics (ABP), General Paediatrics
  • Licensed, Virginia Board of Medicine
  • Licensed, Ohio Board of Medicine
  • Licensed, Iowa Board of Medicine

Training and work experience

  • Consultant, Paediatric Rheumatology

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), UAE

  • Consultant, Paediatric Rheumatology

    University of Iowa Hospital & Clinic - Stead Family Children's Hospital, USA

  • Fellow in Academic Research, Rheumatology

    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC), USA

  • Fellow in Clinical Paediatric Rheumatology

    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC), USA

  • Resident in Paediatrics

    Inova Children’s Hospital, USA

Education

  • Doctorate of Medicine (MD)

    University of Khartoum, Sudan
  • Master of Science (MSc), Epidemiology & Biostatistics

    University of Witwatersrand, South Africa

Awards and recognitions

  • Earl J. Brewer Research Award (2019)

    American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) section on Rheumatology, US
  • Marshall J. Schiff, MD Memorial Fellow Research Award (2019)

    Rheumatology Research Foundation, US
  • Paediatric Research Award

    Rheumatology Research Foundation, US
  • The 2018 Kourir Award (Silver Medal)

    From Pediatric Rheumatology European Society (PReS)
  • Earl J. Brewer Research Award (2017)

    American Academy of Pediatrics section on Rheumatology, US
  • Marshall J. Schiff, MD Memorial Fellow Research Award (2017)

    Rheumatology Research Foundation
  • Fellow-In-Training Travel Scholarship (2016, 2017,2018)

    American College of Rheumatology, US
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