Haifa Al-Ali is a Senior Physician at the Department of Haematology and Medical Oncology at the University of Leipzig, Germany. She trained at Baghdad University, Iraq, where she obtained the first degree in medicine and surgery in 1987 and a degree in internal medicine in 1995. She was also awarded a Ph.D. degree in internal medicine by the Iraqi Ministry for Higher Education and Scientific Research. Following this, Dr. Al-Ali took the post of a specialist in internal medicine at the Department of Internal Medicine and Nephrology at Baghdad University Hospital. At the same time, she also lectured at Baghdad University and led a private practice for internal medicine and nephrology. In 1999, Dr. Al-Ali undertook a one-year training program at the University of Leipzig, after which she became a physician at the Department of Haematology and Medical Oncology. She later received a board certification in internal medicine and in haematology and medical oncology, before taking up her current post as a Senior Physician in 2005. Dr. Al-Ali has a range of clinical interests, including myelodysplastic syndrome, chronic myelogenous leukemia, and acute myelogenous leukemia. She has articles published in such prestigious journals as Blood, Journal of Clinical Oncology, and Leukemia. She has also presented abstracts at many international congresses, including meetings of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), the European Hematology Association (EHA), and the European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT).
Biography Updated on 5 December 2011