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Prof. Dr. Imam Waked

Prof. Dr. Imam Waked

National Liver Institute, Menoufia University, Shibin El Kom, Egypt

Imam Waked is Professor of Medicine in the department of Hepatology, past Chair Hepatology and Dean Emeritus of the National Liver Institute in Egypt. Dr Waked graduated Cairo University School of Medicine, joined the National Liver Institute in 1986, obtained a Doctorate degree from Ain Shams University in Cairo in 1992, and trained in the liver unit of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He is a Fellow of the American Association of the Study of Liver Disease (FAASLD), and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP) in London.

Dr. Waked has more than 100 peer-reviewed publications in international journals. He currently heads the clinical trial unit in the National Liver Institute. His research has focused on hepatitis C and hepatocellular carcinoma epidemiology and treatment. He is a board member of the Egyptian National Committee for Control of Viral Hepatitis which oversees the National Hepatitis C Treatment and Screening Program and is a member of the technical advisory board of the Coalition for Global Hepatitis Elimination.

Updated 28 November 2023