• Training Award, funding for a 3-months research stay in King’s College London, Vascular Biology unit and British Heart Foundation (BHF), 2016, International Network on Diabetes and Depression – IN2D, Transcampus initiative, Technical University Dresden
  • DIGS-BB Research Fellow Award, honors outstanding PhD students of the Dresden International Graduate School for Biomedicine and Bioengineering after the 1st year of thesis. The award is granted on a competitive basis and requires the nomination of the PhD student by the Thesis Advisory Committee. Technical University Dresden, 2016
  • Penrose Award from the American University of Beirut (June 23, 2012)
  • Leadership and Innovation Award from Outlook, the Independent Student Publication since 1949 at the American University of Beirut (May 14, 2011)
  • Second Prize in the “Event Photography Contest” at the Festival of Lebanese Art Books 2nd Edition – UNESCO Palace (November 16, 2010)
  • Award of Excellence for Commitment, Transparency, & Effort to Inspire Healthy Living for participating in organizing and implementing a community service project from December 2008 – February 2009


  • Spring Semester of AY 2009 – 10 : Placed on the Dean’s Honor List in the Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut


  1. Research Certificates:
  • CITI (Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative) Online Courses:
    • Social and Behavioral Responsible Conduct of Research Curriculum
    • Biomedical Research – Basic/Refresher, Basic Course
    • Biomedical Responsible Conduct of Research, Basic Course
    • CITI Good Clinical Practice Course, Basic Course