Dr. Amany Dahir | Hamad Bin Khalifa University
Hamad Bin Khalifa University


Dr. Amany Dahir

Dr. Amany Dahir (PhD)

Head of Clinical Research
Qatar Biomedical Research Institute QBRI
Core Facility

  • Phone44 543 021
  • Office locationHBKU RDC B2, 1 FLOOR C154


Dr. Amany Dahir is a Qatari national, born and raised in Qatar. She acquired her Bachelor of   Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery from  Cairo University’s Faculty of Medicine, Qasr El Eyni Hospital and a Master's degree in Public Health from the Milken Institute School of Public Health, at George Washington University. 

She later completed a one-year Global Clinical Scholars Research Training (GCSRT) program, which provides advanced training in health care research and methods.

Her previous experience involves working as a resident physician in Hamad Medical Corporation.

Dr. Amany has also served as a research visitor and clinical research coordinator at Weill Cornell Medicine Qatar.


Research Interests

  • Clinical Research with a particular emphasis to build a strong and sustainable clinical research program through committed multidisciplinary team with expertise and knowledge in clinical, ethical, and regulatory arenas.


Head of Clinical Research


2019 - Present
  • Senior Research Associate


    January 2015 - November 2019
  • Senior Research Analyst

    Qatar Foundation.

    September 2012 - 2014
  • Intern

    Weill Cornell Medical College Internship Program, Qatar

    January - July 2012
  • Resident Physician

    Rumaillah Hospital, Qatar.

    May 2008 - February 2012
  • Intern Doctor

    Hamad General Hospital, Qatar.

    April 2007 - March 2008



The George Washington University, USA

  • Global Clinical Scholars Research Training Program (GCSRT)Clinical trial concentration

    Harvard Medical School, USA

  • M.B.B.CH: Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

    Cairo medical school, Cairo, Egypt


Selected Publications

  • Shaltout TE1, Alali KA, Bushra S, Alkaseri AM, Jose ED, Al-Khainji M, Saleh R, Salama Dahir A, Shaltout H, Al-Abdullah M, Rizk NM.

    The Significant Association of Polymorphism rs2272522 in Close Homologue of L1 gene (CHL1) in Qatari with Schizophrenia. Asia Pac Psychiatry. Pubmed

  • Taheri et al ; Collaberators

    Intervention using vitamin D for elevated urinary albumin in type 2 diabetes mellitus (IDEAL-2 Study): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials ; Pubmed.