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Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center

Houston, Texas

The Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center's mission is to improve prevention, diagnosis and treatment of breast disease.
Lester & Sue Smith Breast Center
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Mothaffar F. Rimawi, M.D. - Biography

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Mothaffar F. Rimawi, M.D.Phone: 713-798-1311
Fax: 713-798-8884
E-mail: rimawi@bcm.edu

Publications

Education:

1991 - 1997 University of Jordan School of Medicine, Amman - Jordan

Post Graduate Training:
2004 - 2005 Research fellowship, Breast Center , Baylor College of Medicine, Houston , TX .
2001 - 2004 Hematology/Oncology Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine , Houston , TX .
1998 - 2001 Internal Medicine Residency, Baylor College of Medicine , Houston , TX .
1997 - 1998 Rotating Internship, Al-Bashir General Hospital , Amman-Jordan.

Degrees and Certifications:
2004 Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine/ Oncology.
2004 Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine/ Hematology.
2001 Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine.
1997 M.B.B.S, Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery Diploma.

Research Interest:

Developing new therapeutic strategies for breast cancer using novel targeted agents with particular interest in reversing or delaying treatment resistance and studying biomarker modulation in tumor cells in response to treatment.

Honors and Awards:

2003 NCCN Fellows Recognition Award
1997 Graduated with High Honors - University of Jordan School of Medicine - Amman , Jordan

Professional Associations:

American College of Physicians
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology
Jordan Medical Association

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