Dr. Shirina Al Sowaidi
Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
Phone: 971 3 7137 399
Fax: 971 3 7672995
Email: shirina.alsowaidi@uaeu.ac.ae


College of Medicine and Health Sciences

United Arab Emirates University
P.O.Box 17666, Al-Ain
United Arab Emirates
DegreeUniversityYear
MBBSFMHS, UAEU1997
Canadian Board in Internal Medicine and Fellow of the Royal Collage of Physician in Internal Medicine in Canada2004
Canadian Board in Allergy and Immunology, Fellow of the Royal Collage of Physician in Allergy and Immunology in Canada2006
Postgraduate Diplomas, Certificates, and FellowshipsYear
President of Emirates Association of Allergy , Asthma and Immunology, Emirates Medical Association2007
Board member in profissional licensing in Dubai Health care city2007
President, FMHS Alumni Association2007
Associate Fellow of Royal College of Physicians Internal Medicine Canada (AFRCP)2008
AppointmentYear
Chairperson of Students Mentorship Committee 2006
Coordinator of Senior Clinical Clarkship 2013
Research Interests
Allergy , Anaphylaxis , Insect Allergy , Ant Allergy
Selected Publications
Hasnain SM, Al-Frayh AR, Al-Sowaidi S. Sensitization to indigenous pollen and molds and other outdoor and indoor allergens in allergic patients from saudi arabia, United arab emirates, and Sudan.World Allergy Organ J. 2012 Jun;5(6):59-65 
Alsowaidi S, Amna Al Hana, Khalid M. Zarouni, Ahmed H. Al Zaabi, Abdishakur Abdulle. Anaphylactic Patient Characteristics, Clinical Features, and Current Practice in the Emergency Unit. Biomedical Research 2010; 21 (4): 406-410 
Shehab A, Elnour A, Alsowaidi S, Abdulle A. Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Evaluation: Two Rapid Review Courses (RRCs) in Nephrology and Rheumatology. Oman Medical Journal (2012) Vol. 27, No. 5: 402-407 
Alsowaidi S, Abdulle A, Bernsen R, T. Zuberbier. Allergic Rhinitis and Asthma: A Large Cross Sectional Study in the United Arab Emirates. Int Arch Allergy Immunol 2010;153(3):274-279 
Alsowaidi S, Abdulle A, T. Zuberbier, Bernsen R. Allergic rhinitis: prevalence and possible risk factors in a Gulf Arab population. Allergy 2010; 65(2):208-212 
Alsowaidi S, Abdulle A, Bernsen R. Prevalence and Risk Factors of Asthma among Adolescents and Their Parents in Al-Ain (United Arab Emirates). Respiration 2010; 79(2):105-11 
Alsowaidi S, Mohamed A, Bernsen R, Abdulle A, Bener A. Characteristics, Severity and Management of insect-stung Patients. Biomedical Research 2009; 20(3): 155-157 
Bener, M. S. Ehlayel, S. Alsowaidi, A. Sabbah . Role of Breast Feeding in Primary Prevention of Asthma and Allergic Diseases in a Traditional Society. European Annals of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 2007; 39 (10): 337-343 
Alsowaidi S, MD, FRCP and Peter Vadas, MD, PhD, FRCP, FACP. Peanut Allergy: an Overview. Allergy & Asthma 2006; 5: 18-2 
Jose Joseph, Sheela Benedict, Alsowaidi S, Maries Joseph, Taoufik Zoubeidi. Serum Interleukin-13 Levels Are Elevated In Mild And Moderate Persistent Asthma. The Internet Journal of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology 2005; 4 (2).  
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