Rasha Daabis, MD

Associate Professor of Chest Diseases
Faculty of Medicine
Alexandria University
Egypt

 

Biography

• (2013-Present) Associate Professor of Chest Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Egypt
• (1998-2001) Resident in Department of Chest Diseases, Alexandria Main University Hospital, Egypt
• (6/2001) Master of Science in Chest Diseases and Phthisiology, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Egypt
• (11/2007) Doctorate degree in Chest Diseases and Phthisiology, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Egypt
• (2002-2008) Assistant Lecturer in Department of Chest Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Egypt
• (2008-2013) Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Department of Chest Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University. Egypt
• (2013 to Present) Associate Professor in Department of Chest Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University. Egypt
• Pulmonary Consultant in the Andalusia (Alsalama ) Hospital. Alexandria. Egypt

Research Interest

Her research interests would be all fields of respiratory medicine especially obstructive lung diseases (COPD and asthma), sleep related breathing disorders, pulmonary rehabilitation and respiratory ICU.

Scientific Activities

MEMBERSHIPS

• The European Respiratory Society
• Alexandria Thoracic Association (ATA)
• The Egyptian Society of chest diseases and Tuberculosis
• Egyptian society of bronchology
• Scientific society of sleep and respiratory disorders

HONOURS, AWARDS

• The award of Professor Ali Reda El Henidi for the excellence in the Master of Science degree in 2001
• The European Respiratory Society and the European Sleep Research Society award for outstanding abstracts for the abstract titled “Predictors of Anxiety and Depression in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea” in the 2nd International Sleep and Breathing Conference. Berlin, Germany. 11 – 13 April 2013.
• The European Respiratory Society and the European Sleep Research Society award for outstanding abstracts for the abstract titled “Sleep Apnea in kidney Transplant Patients: clinical correlates and comparison with pretransplant patients” in the 2nd International Sleep and Breathing Conference. Berlin, Germany. 11 – 13 April 2013.

Publications

1. Daabis R. Prevalence of sleep apnea in patients with Acromegaly: analysis of cephalometric parameters by magnetic resonance imaging. Egyptian Journal of chest diseases and tuberculosis. 2010.
2. Zidan M, Daabis R, Essam H. Psychiatric comorbidity in COPD and its determinants. Egyptian Journal of Chest diseases and Tuberculosis. 2011.
3. Muawia S, Zidan M, Daabis R, Wagdy M. Association of CD40 genotyping and its protein expression with airway inflammatory diseases. Journal of Molecular Biomarkers and Diagnosis. 2011; 2(4): 115. doi: 10.4172/2155-9929.1000115
4. Daabis R. Relation between body mass index and control of bronchial asthma among Egyptian adults with asthma. Egyptian Journal of Chest diseases and Tuberculosis. 2011.
5. Daabis R, Gharraf H. Predictors of anxiety and depression in patients with obstructive sleep apnea. Egyptian Journal of Chest diseases and Tuberculosis. 2012. doi: 10.1016/j.ejcdt.2012.10.032
6. Khalil Y, Ibrahim E, Daabis R, Nahas EE. Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders in Patients with Schistosomal Cor–Pulmonale. Egyptian J of Chest diseases and Tuberculosis. 2012. doi: 10.1016/j.ejcdt.2012.10.021
7. Daabis R, Gohary EE. Sleep Apnea in kidney Transplant Patients: clinical correlates and comparison with pretransplant patients . Egyptian J of Chest diseases and Tuberculosis. 2012. doi: 10.1016/j.ejcdt.2012.08.01
8. Daabis R, Banawan L, Rabea A, Elnakedy A, Sadek A. Relevance of Chest Sonography in the Diagnosis of Acute Respiratory Failure: Comparison with Current Diagnostic Tools in Intensive Care Units. Egyptian J of Chest diseases and Tuberculosis. 2014. doi: 10.1016/j.ejcdt.2014.05.005
9. Daabis R. Prevalence of antithyroid peroxidase antibodies (anti-TPO) in patients with bronchial asthma. Egyptian journal of obesity diabetes and endocrinology. 2014.
10. Daabis R, Muawia S, Ahmed A, El-Shahat M, Youssef A, Fekry T. Αlpha-1 antitrypsin gene polymorphism in the Egyptian population: association with obstructive lung diseases. Pulm Res Respir Med Open J. 2014; 1(1): 13-20. doi: 10.17140/PRRMOJ-1-103
11. Daabis R. Allergic rhinitis and asthma: The united airways disease. Pulm Res Respir Med Open J. 2016; 3(2): e3-e4. doi: 10.17140/PRRMOJ-3-e005