Professor of Pediatrics, Cairo University and Head of the Pediatric Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT) Unit, Cairo University. Dr. Ilham received training in Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology in New Children Hospital, Cairo University &Tokyo National Cancer Centre (NCC), Japan & Southern Illinois University, USA & The Royal London Hospital and in the BMT unit at St Mary's Hospital Paddington, UK. Professor Ilham is an international Certified Trainer from the International Board of Certified Trainers (IBCT), Netherland. Professor Ilham received a Master’s degree in Health Profession Education from Maastricht University and Suez Canal University. In 2012 she completed training in a 2-year program in Foundation of Advanced International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER), Philadelphia, USA. Professor Ilham was the director of the Pediatric Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT) Unit, Cairo University from 2011 to 2015, during this time she initiated BMT service for a growing number of thalassemia and aplastic anemia patients. She is the supervisor of more than 50 MD & MSc theses on Thalassemia, Sickle Cell anemia, Spherocytosis, Gaucher disease, Aplastic Anemia, Thrompocytopenia and Hemophilia. She has more than 40 publications in national and international journals. Dr. Ilham was a speaker and chairperson in many national and international scientific meetings. She has been awarded The Prize of Professor Ekram AbdelSalam in 2017 & Sultan Bin Khalifa Arab Award for Best Research Publication 2018, both in recognition her contributions to improve the lives of thalassemia patients. Professor Ilham is a board member of the Egyptian Thalassemia Association (ETA) & a member of the Egyptian Hematology and Research Society & a member of the Faculty and Leadership Development center (FLDC). She is a member of the committee of many training programs as Cairo university Pediatric Postgraduates programs and Pediatric Hematology Program.
Pediatrics and head of the Pediatrics Hematology