Under the patronage of the President of Beirut Arab University Prof. Amr Galal El Adawi, the Faculty of Medicine held the Medical Students Research Award, on Wednesday 10th of April 2019, an annual event that serves as final showcase for Medical students research projects completed in during the pre-clerkship phase. Out of thirteen research projects, five were nominated by the Faculty research committee research to compete during an oral presentation in front of an external jury. Topics were related to community health and medical education.

The Award was granted to the research project entitled “Assessment of Sexual and Reproductive Health Knowledge and Awareness among Single Unmarried Women Living in Lebanon: A Cross-sectional Study” conducted by Maya Hamdanieh, Louna Ftouni, Bara’a Jardaly, Racha Ftouni, Chaymaa Rawas, Marina Ghotmi, Mohammad Hussein El Zein and Sara Ghazi and mentored by Dr. Salah Malas.

At the end of the event, Prof. Azza Abou Naja, Head of Clinical Sciences department, presented the medals and certificates.