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Hiba Laham

Ottawa, ON, K1S 5M2, Canada
September 30, 2008

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To become actively involved in the clinical research field


**** - **** ***** ******* ******** Beirut, Lebanon

Residency Program

General Pediatrics

**** - **** ********** ** Balamand Tripoli, Lebanon

Medical Doctorate

General Medicine

1997 - 2001 American University of Beirut Beirut, Lebanon

Bachelor of Sciences

Major in Biology

1994 - 1997 College Louise Wegmann Joura, Lebanon

French and Lebanese Baccalaureate

Scientific option, concentration in biology

Diploma from the Academy of Aix-Marseille


2008-Present Dr. Samira Sahyoun clinics Sin El-fil, Lebanon

Outpatient Clinic Practice

Assisted in the management and follow up of pediatric outpatient cases.

Administered most type of vaccines, and maintained proper scheduling.

2007-2008 Saint Georges Hospital Ashrafieh, Lebanon

Resident in Pediatrics

Rotated at Floor, Clinics and ICU.

Responsible for patients’ in-hospital management, care, and follow-up.

Ensured night duties and acted as sole reference.

Attended and prepared conferences on various topics ( Journal club).

Attended and successfully completed a Pediatric CPR course.

Undertook ambulatory care for critical outside patients (within Lebanon and Syria).

2007-2008 Trad Hospital Hamra, Lebanon

Resident in Pediatrics

Ensured night duties and acted as sole reference at the pediatric ER.

Summer 2001 Haroun Hospital Zalka, Lebanon

Paramedical Assistant

Assisted in the preparation of medical supplies to patients.

Distributed medications according to patients' needs.

Acquired training in different departments (Kitchen, Pharmacy, Technical laboratories, Administration).

Summer 2000 Private individual Baabdat, Lebanon


Translated 3 mathematics manuals written by Dr. Elie Sawaya (PhD.) for secondary students, from English to French.

Helped the professor in proofreading the final draft.

Received positive verbal feedback from my supervisor.

Summer 1999 Insulco Enerman Co. Jdeideh, Lebanon

Administrative Assistant

Assumed complete responsibility of the organization of the company's resource bookshelf.

Developed and maintained a spreadsheet to keep track of the brochures and books of the company.

RESEARCH:Reading and Research:

 Participated in the academic year 2006-2007 in a research project "The Changes in Hospital Admissions in the Psychiatric Ward According to Seasonal Changes" supervised by Professor Elie Karam. I was encharged of: Medical chart review of patient admitted to the Psychiatry ward between 1991 and 2000, Data collection and Data entry. The article is still not published.

 Participated as a clinical sub-investigator in a clinical trial "Study to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacokinetics and Immunogenicity of MEDI-524, a Humanized Enhanced Potency Monoclonal Antibody Against RSV, in Children with Hemodynamically Significant Congenital Heart Disease", supervised by Prof. Robert Sacy, from January till September 2008. I was encharged of the following responsibilities:

Patient follow up for Safety ( weekly Phone calls, monthly meetings)

Serious Adverse Event/Adverse Event reporting

CRF completion

Query resolution.




Capable of efficient planning, organization and time management.

Quick learner, creative, adaptable, responsible and capable of working under minimal supervision.

Developed problem-solving strategies throughout my education.

Computer Skills

Familiar with the use of Microsoft Office and Internet applications.


Certificate in First Aid from Lebanese Red Cross (December 2004)


Fluent in written and verbal Arabic, French and English


Social activities: Active member of “CHildren AgaiNst CancEr” (CHANCE) association.

Sports and outdoor activities: Salsa Dance, Ballet Jazz, Aerobic, Swimming, and Jogging.


**Available upon request**

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