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Sherif Badawy, MD

Clinical and Community Trials
Pronouns: He, Him, His
Contact: sbadawy@luriechildrens.org

“Improve health outcomes among children and adolescents with chronic medical conditions by optimizing their medication adherence and health-related quality of life.”

Research Interests

  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Thalassemia
  • Non-malignant Hematology
  • Medication Adherence
  • Quality of Life
  • Patient-reported Outcomes
  • Mobile Health or Health
  • Digital Behavioral Interventions

Biography

  • Attending Physician, Hematology, Oncology, Neuro-Oncology, and Stem Cell Transplantation, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Hematology, Oncology, and Stem Cell Transplantation), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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The primary clinical area of interest for Sherif Badawy, MD, is children and adolescents with chronic health conditions, including sickle cell disease, thalassemia, hemophilia, acute lymphoblastic leukemia, and chronic myeloid leukemia. Dr. Badawy’s major research focus relates to health services and outcomes research, in particular the use and implementation of technology-based interventions and wireless health devices in different settings. His short-term goal is to become an independent, externally funded clinical investigator in non-malignant and malignant hematology and become an expert in mobile health (mHealth) and behavioral intervention research methodology. His long-term goals are to become a leader in the field of pediatric hematology/oncology and implement technology-based interventions for monitoring and improving patient reported outcomes, medication adherence, and self-management skills in patients with chronic hematological conditions, both malignant and non-malignant. Dr. Badawy’s related long-term research goals are to better understand and treat hemoglobinopathies and other chronic health conditions through outreach initiatives. 

Education and Background

  • Fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago 2013-2016
  • Residency in Pediatrics, Mount Sinai Hospital 2013
  • Residency in Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine Zagazig University 2010
  • MD, Faculty of Medicine Zagazig University 2005

Research Highlights

DEVELOPING AND TESTING MOBILE APPS TO MONITOR AND IMPROVE MEDICATION ADHERENCE AND QUALITY OF LIFE AMONG PATIENTS WITH SICKLE CELL DISEASE, THALASSEMIA AND ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA 

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