About Dr. Hagrass
Dr. Hoda A. Hagrass’ main clinical interest is in the area of Clinical Chemistry and Clinical Informatics. She has served for more than 12 years as clinical Pathologist, managing the Clinical Chemistry section in Zagazig University, Egypt. She has also served as a quality supervisor for implementing the ISO 15189 standards which provided experience when working and maintaining the CAP standards at UAMS labs.
Her research focus has been focused on molecular genetics, epigenetic modification and the role of miRNA as a diagnostic and possibly therapeutic tool. She has also served as a research fellow at OSU for three years studying the role of Wwox gene methylation in breast cancer. And lately, She was awarded the outstanding research award from the American Association of Clinical Chemistry.
Dr. Hagrass has always enjoyed practicing and educating clinical Chemistry, and her future goals is to establish a strong clinical, informatics and research program in the clinical chemistry section, aiming at graduating excellent residents who are ready for clinical chemistry laboratory leadership.