Ahmed Hassib, MD


Ahmed Hassib started medical school at Weill Cornell Medicine in Qatar in 2011, and was involved in several clinical research projects in the field of pediatrics. He joined the Rivella lab in 2014 as a research assistant to Dr. Laura Breda and worked on genetic therapies aimed at curing Sickle Cell Disease and β-Thalassemia as well as comparing them with current treatment regimens. He received his medical degree from Weill Cornell Medicine in May 2016, and is currently attending The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health as an MPH candidate. Upon the completion of this program he wishes to pursue a residency in pediatrics and work to improve access to medical care in resource-scarce communities.