Shibli-Rahhal to lead college accreditation review

Through the accreditation process, the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) governs which medical schools can license graduates and can offer federal financial aid to students. Every eight years, each US medical school undergoes an 18-month-long process overseen by this independent body, which is jointly recognized by the American Medical Association (AMA) and the Association […]

Shibli-Rahhal promoted to associate dean

Amal Shibli-Rahhal, MD, MS, MME, clinical professor in Endocrinology, has been promoted from Assistant Dean to Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Curriculum in the Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, effective August 1, 2021. Shibli-Rahhal previously served as a course director in the preclinical curriculum and as the Associate Chief of Staff […]

Better measurements for better predictions

The genetic disorder Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) occurs when there is a lack of the protein dystrophin, causing progressively weak muscle development in children and a shorter life span. Once children begin steroid treatment, their bones become very fragile and experience delays in growth. Dual X-ray absorptiometry, or DXA scans, which are used to monitor […]

Shibli-Rahhal Appointed Assistant Dean

Amal Shibli-Rahhal, MD, MS, Clinical Associate Professor of Endocrinology, has been appointed to one of two Assistant Dean positions in the Office of Student Affairs and Curriculum, effective January 1, 2017. Dr. James Choi, Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatric Anesthesia, has been appointed to the other Assistant Dean position. Dr. Shibli-Rahhal served as a course […]