Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Epidemiologist, American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC), Lebanon
Dr. Kanafani pursued her MD and residency training in Internal Medicine at AUBMC. She then pursued a Master of Science degree in Epidemiology. In 2004, she started her fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Duke University Medical Center (DUMC) in Durham, North Carolina. Following completion of her training in 2007, she joined the faculty ranks at AUBMC, where her clinical and academic career is currently based.
Dr. Kanafani is active in research, having published more than 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals. Her research interests include hospital-acquired infections, antimicrobial resistance, infections in immunocompromised patients, and infective endocarditis.