The Mary Gray Cobey Professorship in Neonatology
November 1, 2022
The Investiture Ceremony awarding Dina El-Metwally, MD PhD, The Mary Gray Cobey Professorship in Neonatology was held on Tuesday, November 1, 2022.
Investiture Ceremony Program
About Dr. El-Metwally
Dr. El-Metwally led the project of the new Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the Children's Hospital at University of Maryland Medical Center. The Drs. Rouben and Violet JiJi NICU is a 30 million-dollar, state of art and a cutting-edge technology; 52 single-family-room unit established on 37.6,000 sq. foot that was launched in 2015.
Dr. El Metwally also pursued a parallel career in medical education; she obtained Masters in Health Professions Education from Maastricht University, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences (FHML), Netherlands; jointly with FOMSCU in 2005. Presently, she is the planner for the Program Evaluation module in the Master’s program. She worked with the World Health Organization (WHO) as a S-T consultant in Program Evaluation and Health-manpower Development S-T consultant. As well as other global organizations as the Higher Education Enhancement Projects HEEP funds/European Tempus, Nuffic-MUNDO-Capacity building at the Schools of Health Sciences, the Netherlands. Dr. El-Metwally was the founding Director of a Neonatology Fellowship Program at the KFAFH, Jeddah in 2008. She also, completed a fellowship in Medical Education at the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER) Institute, ECFMG, Philadelphia, (FAIMER) in 2012.
Dr. El-Metwally received multiple awards and recognitions: Sheila Wallace Award by the International Child Neurology Association. Canada. 2006. Excellence in Education Award, JMHPW, Maastricht University/FOMSCU. 2011. Excellence in Teaching Award. Neonatal-perinatal Fellowship Program 2020. She has been named and featured in Baltimore Magazine. Top Doctors in 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020. Dr. El-Metwally was the first medical provider featured in JAMA for the efforts concerted by the NICU at UMSOM for withdrawing babies.
(left to right) Jeffrey D. Hasday, MD, Mark T. Gladwin, MD, Dina El-Metwally, MD, PhD, Steven J. Czinn, MD, Maureen M. Black, PhD, and Margaret M. McCarthy, PhD
(left to right) Steven J. Czinn, MD, Dr. Salma Ghandour, Dina El-Metwally, MD, PhD, Dr. Mohamed Shahin, Salam Shahin, and Karim Dayhoum
(left to right) Katie O'Brien, Carla Nelson, Julia Gluck, Dina El-Metwally, MD, PhD, Betty Joseph, Gerard Phillip Joseph, and Mark T. Gladwin, MD
(left to right) Betty R. Vohr, MD, Rose Viscardi, MD, Dina El-Metwally, MD, PhD, Maureen M. Black, PhD, Hany Aly, MD, MSHS, FAAP
Erin Schofield, MD, Natalie Davis, MD, Jocelyn Leung, MD, Nina Jube-Desai, MD, Rose Viscardi, MD, Sripriya Sundararajan, MD, Shiv Kapoor, MD, Susan Dulkerian, MD, Johanna Diaz, MD, Alex Medina, PhD, Colleen Driscoll, MD, Francesca Okolie, MD, Eunsung Cho, MD, Dina El Metwally, MD, PhD
Erin Schofield, MD, Natalie Davis, MD, Jocelyn Leung, MD, Nina Jube-Desai, MD, Rose Viscardi, MD, Sripriya Sundararajan, MD, Shiv Kapoor, MD, Susan Dulkerian, MD, Johanna Diaz, MD, Alex Medina, PhD, Colleen Driscoll, MD, Francesca Okolie, MD, Eunsung Cho, MD, Dina El Metwally, MD, PhD, Brenda Hussey-Gardner, MD, PhD