Sami I. Jabara, MD – CV

Sami I. Jabara, MD– Curriculum Vitae

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EDUCATION:

High School:
College Protestant Francais
Beirut, Lebanon 1975 – 1988
University:
B.S. in Chemistry with High Distinction, American University of Beirut
Lebanon 1991
Medical School:
M.D. with Distinction, American University of Beirut
Lebanon 1995
Residency:
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Miami Valley Hospital, Wright State University, Wright Patterson Air Force Base MC.
Dayton, Ohio 1999
Fellowship:
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, PA 1999 – 2002

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:

Director, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles California 2010 – present

Associate Professor, Keck School of Medicine

Member, Medical School Admission Committee, Texas Tech University HSC 2006 – 2010

Medical Director, In-vitro Fertilization Program, Texas Tech University HSC 2005 – 2010

Director, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Texas Tech University HSC 2005 – present

Co-Director, MSIII OB/GYN Clerkship, Texas tech University HSC 2007 – 2008

Administrative Chief Resident, Obstetrics and Gynecology. Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, Ohio 1999

CERTIFICATION

Board certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, 2006-present

Board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2004-present

Diplomat (Fellow) of the American College of Obstetrician and Gynecologists

California Medical License #C 54168

Texas Medical License #M5242

*Inactive: Pennsylvania Medical License # MD-068346-L

*Inactive: Ohio State Medical License # 35072820

ECFMG Certificate # 05054366

Boards, USMLE Step 1, 2, 3 passed and scores above 95th percentile

HONORS AND AWARDS:

Dean’s outstanding medical educator,
Texas Tech University HSC 2010

Dean’s Star teacher award,
Texas Tech University HSC 2009

APGO surgical scholarship 2008

Dean’s Apple teacher award,
Texas Tech University HSC 2008

Wright Patterson Air Force Base Alumni Achievement Award,
Wright State University, department of OB/GYN, also invited judge for resident research day 2007

Dean’s Star Teacher award,
Texas Tech University HSC 2007

Dean’s Apple teacher award,
Texas Tech University HSC 2006

Philadelphia Area Reproductive Endocrine Society Research Paper Award 2001

CREOG Ortho Pharmaceutical (Best Resident Score) Annual Award 1999

CREOG Ortho Pharmaceutical (Best Resident Score) Annual Award 1998

CREOG Ortho Pharmaceutical (Best Resident Score) Annual Award 1997

CREOG Ortho Pharmaceutical (Best Resident Score) Annual Award 1996

M.D. with Distinction,
American University of Beirut (Equivalent of AOA) 1995

Lebanon’s Prime Minister Hariri Award,
American University of Beirut 1991-1995

Malcolm Kerr Memorial Award,
American University of Beirut 1988 – 1991

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Member, Texas Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Fellow, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Full-Member, American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Full-member, Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Full-Member, Middle East Fertility Society

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE AND INTERESTS

Basic Science

  • Microarrays in products of conception in recurrent spontaneous abortions (internal funding) 2009
  • Role of hydroxyl-steroids in endometriosis (internal funding) 2008 – present
  • Verification of a new means semen selection fertility trials funded as part of the X/Y Project (Total funding external and internal $250,000) 2006 – present
  • The Expression of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor VEGF and Endocrine Gland Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (EG-VEGF) in Recombinant LH versus HCG Triggered IVF Patients 2002 – 2003
  • Genomic Analysis of Granulosa cells in Unexplained Infertility versus Mechanical Infertility 2000 – 2003
  • The Steroidogenic Potential of Stromal Cells from Human Post-Menopausal Ovaries 1999 – 2003

Clinical Research

  • Partner Reaction Differences Associated with In Vitro Fertilization 2009 – present
  • Assisted reproductive technologies available to individuals with human immunodeficiency virus and other communicable diseases 2008
  • Infertility, Sperm abnormalities and Male Obesity 2007 – present
  • Vaginal Bleeding in the Post-Embryo Transfer Days 1-12 of IVF/ICSI Cycles: Comparison Between Vaginal Gel and Intramuscular Progesterone and Correlation with Pregnancy Outcomes 2002 – 2005
  • Reliability of Hysterosalpingogram (HSG): Clinicians Vs Radiologists 2002
  • The Effects of Uterine Artery Embolization on the Endometrium and the Hypothalamic-Ovarian Axis in Patients with Leiomyomata Uteri 1999 – 2002

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Associate Professor, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of OB/GYN, Texas Tech University HSC, Lubbock, TX 2010 – present

Assistant Professor, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of OB/GYN, Texas Tech University HSC, Lubbock, TX 2005 – 2009

APGO surgical scholarship: teaching residents surgical procedures with guidance from APGO scholarship program 2008

Co-director, Obstetrics and Gynecology MSIII Clerkship, Texas Tech University HSC, Lubbock TX 2007-2008

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Rotation for residents and medical students 2005 – present

Clinical Instructor, Department of OB/GYN, University of Pennsylvania 2002

PRESENTATIONS AT REGIONAL AND NATIONAL MEETINGS

Special Invited Lecture: Management of Fibroids update, Texas Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (TAOG) 2009

Effect of obesity on semen analysis parameters. 64th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, San Francisco, CA, 2008.

Assisted reproductive technologies available to individuals with human immunodeficiency virus and other communicable diseases. 64th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, San Francisco, CA, Oral Presentation. 2008

Differences in embryo weight and chemical composition, and their implications for cryopreservation survival. 64th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, San Francisco, CA, 2008.

Laura Bush Institute West Texas Infertility Update 2008

American Society of Reproductive Medicine, Annual Meeting 2007, Washington DC. Poster Presentation: “Affects of High Frequency Electromagnetic Fields on Human Sperm Cellular Function” 2007

Sex Selection: An Aid to Couples or a Threat to Humanity, Grand Rounds: Resident Research Day Opening Lecture, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio 2007

Invited Lecture: Update on Infertility: Texas tech University HSC, Amarillo, Texas 2006

Invited Lecture: Male Infertility Work-up: Texas tech University HSC, Amarillo, Texas 2005

Society of Gynecologic Investigators (SGI), Annual Meeting 2002, Los Angeles, CA. March 21, 2002. Oral Presentation: “The Steroidogenic Potential of Human Post-Menopausal Ovarian Stromal Cells”. 2002

American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), Annual Meeting 2001, Orlando, FL. Poster Presentation: “Comparison Between Vaginal Gel and Intramuscular Progesterone and Correlation with Pregnancy Outcomes”. 2001

American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG), Annual Meeting, 2001, Chicago, IL. Poster Presentation: “Effectiveness of Citalopram in Patients with Premenstrual Syndrome with Prior Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Treatment Failure.” 2001

American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), Annual Meeting 2000, San Diego, CA. Poster Presentation “The Relationship of Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate (DHEAS), Testosterone and Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) Levels to Libido in Women in the Late Reproductive Years 2000

Society of Air Force Clinical Surgeons, 45th Annual Symposium, San Antonio, TX, 1998: “Review of Atypical Cells Of Undetermined Significance (ASCUS) on Papanicolaou smears and the Detection of Dysplasia.” 1998