Karima Oualla, MD
Dr Karima Oualla is an Assistant Professor of Medical Oncology at the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy of Fes, Morocco. She completed her medical training at the same university and practiced as medical oncologist in the department of Medical Oncology at Hassan II University Hospital of Fez. She also got an academic Degree in Epidemiology and Clinical Research from the same university before joining the Jules Bordet Institute in Brussels, Belgium where she worked in 2012-2013 as assistant doctor in Medical Oncology especially in the field of breast cancer. During her practice in Brussels, she was deeply devoted to breast cancer research and participated in inclusion and monitoring of breast cancer patients in clinical trials. At the end of her training in Belgium she holds a master in Medical Oncology from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and also successfully completed 3 years of «Postgraduate Course Medical Oncology, National Belgian Program » for Inter-University Faculty under the direction of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC). She also was designated by the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) for a fellowship in Onco-Urology department at “Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori” Milano, Italy and passed successfully the ESMO examination in 2014. On 2015, she was admitted into the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Training program funded by the NIH Fogarty and the Moffitt cancer center in the United States of America, and was enrolled in department of public health in the University of South Florida (USF) on 2015-2016 from which she graduated in “Concepts and Tools of Epidemiology”. On September 2016 she was also designated by ESMO for transitional research visit in Comprehensive Cancer Center in Vienna, Austria. She acheived many other international trainings and was the author of several manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals. She recently joined the Master Program Advanced Oncology at the University of Ulm in Germany. She is a member of European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the European School of Oncology (ESO), and the Moroccan Society of Cancerology (SMC).
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