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Samer S. El-Kamary

Samer S. El-Kamary M.B.,Ch.B., M.P.H.

Academic Title: Associate Professor
Primary Appointment: Epidemiology & Public Health
Secondary Appointments: Pediatrics
Location: HH, 102B
Phone: (410) 706-2228
Fax: (410) 706-8013

Personal History:


  • 1983-89: Faculty of Medicine, M.B., B.Ch., Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt
  • 1994: Faculty of Medicine, Master of Science in Surgery (M.Sc.), Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt
  • 2001: Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Master of Public Health (M.P.H.), Baltimore, Maryland

Post Graduate Education and Clinical Training

  • 1990-91: Alexandria University Hospitals, Internship, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt
  • 1991-94: Dept. of General Surgery, Residency/General & Pediatric Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt
  • 1995-98: Department of Pediatrics, Residency/Pediatrics, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York
  • 1998-99: Department of Pediatrics, Chief Resident/Pediatrics, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York
  • 1999-2003: Department of Pediatrics, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Division of General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, General Academic Pediatrics Fellowship Program, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

Research Interests:

General Pediatrics, Global Health, Epidemiology, Bioethics, Vaccinology

  • Hepatitis C vaccine development and testing
  • Alternative therapies for hepatitis C
  • Herbal therapy for acute hepatitis infections
  • Hepatitis C immune responses in children