Dean's Profile

Dean's Profile
Faculty: Medicine Office Number: 404Phone: 01300110E-mail: najlaa.mashaal@bau.edu.lb

Biography

Professor Najlaa Moustafa Mashaal, Dean Faculty of Medicine, Beirut Arab University since September 2013; Ph. D Internal Medicine 1993, Alexandria University, Egypt. She worked in Education for many years and has many publications in the field of Hepatology.   In 2008, moved to Beirut Arab University, Beirut, Lebanon where she worked as Prof and Chairman Internal Medicine Department & Head of Quality Assurance and Medical Education Unit. On April 2011, she was rewarded A Joint Master of Health Professions Education with Honor, from Maastricht and Suez Canal Universities.
Prof Mashaal was rewarded Khalifa Award for Distinguished University Professor across the Arab World in the Field of Teaching for the year 2012/2013.

Teaching

o Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Beirut Arab University
From September 2013 Till present

o Professor of Internal Medicine
Faculty of Medicine, Beirut Arab University
From September 2008 To August 2013

o Professor of Internal Medicine
Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University
From year 2003 To August 2008

o Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University
From year 1998 To year 2003

o Lecturer of Internal Medicine
Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University
From year 1993 To year 1998

o Assistant lecturer in the Internal Medicine Department
Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University
From year 1989 To year 1993

o Tutor of the Internal Medicine Department
Faculty of Medicine & Medical Research Institute, Alexandria University
From year 1983 To year 1989

Research

o “Integrated Outcome Based Curriculum”, Higher Education International Conference (HEIC 2011), October 2011, Beirut, Lebanon

o "Study of the Relationship between Chronic Hepatitis C Infection, Non Alcoholic Liver Disease (NAFLD) and Insulin Resistance", Hepatology International Vol.2 (S2) S197, October (2008)

o "Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma by Radiofrequency Thermal Ablation versus Trans-catheter Hepatic Arterial Chemo-embolization with or without subcutaneous viscum( Fraxinil 2 ) Injection", Inaugurating The International Liver Cancer Association (ILCA’s)Barcelona – Spain: POSTER (P-156), October (2007)

o "Cardiomyopathy and Diastolic Function Impairment In Cirrhotic Patients with and Without Ascites” Journal of the Medical Research Institute, Vol. 23 No. 3(2002)

o “Prediction of Functional Renal Impairment in Cirrhosis: Value of Renal Resistive Index and Serum Nitric Oxide”, The Alexandria Medical Journal, Vol. 44 No. 2 (2002)

o “GAD 65 and IA2 Autoantibodies in HCV Seropositive Schistosomal Liver Disease”, The Journal of the Egyptian Society of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes, Vol. 34 No. 1 (2002), Accepted in: Fifth Alexandria International Congress of the Egyptian Society of Endocrinology & Obesity (ESEO 2002)

o “Hyperhomocysteinemia in Cirrhosis is not A Cardiovascular Risk”, The Journal of the Egyptian Society of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes, Vol. 34 No. 1 (2002)

o “Evaluation of Percutaneous Hot Saline Injection For Large Hepatocellular Carcinoma”, 6th Annual Congress of Egyptian Society of Hepatology, Gastroenterology & Infectious Diseases, Abstract page 13 & 24 March (2002)

o “Clinical Implication of Plasma Soluble Vascular Cell Adhesion Molecule-1 and Other Biomarkers In Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Cirrhosis”, Journal of the Medical Research Institute , Vol. 22 No. 4(2001)

o “Detection of Benign and Malignant Portal Vein Thrombosis in Cirrhosis and Hepatocellular Carcinoma by Echo-Doppler Study”, Bulletin of Alexandria Faculty of Medicine, Vol. 37 No. 4(2001)

o “Altered Serum Leptin and Lipoproteins Pattern In Egyptian Patients with Liver Cirrhosis”, The Journal of the Egyptian Society of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes, Vol. 33 No. 2 (2001)

o “Osteoporotic Changes in Egyptian Cirrhotic patients”, The Journal of the Egyptian Society of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes, Vol. 33 No. 1 (2001), Accepted in: Sixth International Congress, The Egyptian Society of Tropical Medicine, Infectious and Parasitic Diseases(2001)

o “Increased Orbital Vascular Resistance In Egyptian Cirrhotic Patients with Ascites: Relationship to Serum Endothelin-1 and Nitric Oxide”, Journal of Hepatology, Gastroenterology & Infectious Diseases, Vol. 6 No. 4(2000)

o “Efficacy of Percutaneous Injection of Hot Saline versus Ethanol in hepatocellular Carcinoma”, The Alexandria Medical Journal Vol. 41 No. 3 (1999)

o “Echo-Doppler Flow-metric Study of some Portal Venous Hemodynamics in Portal Hypertensive Bleeders Before and After Endoscopic Variceal Ligation”, The Alexandria Medical Journal Vol. 39 No. 1 (1997)

o “A Predictive Value of Elevated Serum ALT for HCV Infection among Type2 Egyptian Diabetics”, Journal of the Medical Research Institute Vol. 18 No. 2(1997)

o “Value of Ascitic Fluid Analysis in Cirrhotic and Malignant Liver Disease”, The Alexandria Medical Journal Vol. 39 No. 1 (1997)

o “Influence of Schistosoma mansoni infection on carcinogen-metabolizing capacities and in vitro aflatoxin B1 Metabolism in human liver”, Oncology Report 3: 769-773, 1996

o “A Pilot Study of Combined Ribavirin with Isoprenosine Oral Therapy for Chronic Hepatitis C”, The Gastrointestinal Tract in the 21st century Vol. 2 No. 1(1996), Accepted in: Tenth Annual Conference of The Egyptian Society of Hepatology (1996)

o “Percutaneous Ethanol Injection Therapy of Hepatocellular Carcinoma”, Accepted in: Tenth Annual Conference of The Egyptian Society of Hepatology (1996)

o “Body Iron Status and Myocardial Infarction”, The Alexandria Medical Journal Vol. 38 No. 1 (1996)
 
o “Renal Functions in Schistosomal Hepatic Fibrosis Before and After Intravenous Amino Acid Infusion”, Journal of the Medical Research Institute Vol. 15 No. 3(1994)

o “Anticardiolipin Antibody Levels in Diabetic Subjects with and without Ischemic Limb Disease”, Tanta Medical Journal (1994)

Activities

Member of Alexandria Medical Association
Member of The Alexandria Association of Hepatic Patients' Care
Member of The Egyptian Society of Hepatology
Member of The Friendship Association of Blood Diseases
Member of the Directory Council of: "FAD – Franciscans’ Association"

Awards

Rewarded Khalifa Award for Distinguished University Professor across the Arab World in the Field of Teaching for the year 2012/2013