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Metastatic Breast Cancer
Dr. Beverly Chererem
Dr. Cheserem is an Associate Professor and Consultant neurosurgeon at Aga Khan University Hospital. She has a sub-specialty interest in skull base surgery and pituitary; both microsurgical and endoscopic techniques. Her other interests include global health, teaching and clinical research.
BM ( Honours), University of Southampton
South London Neurosurgical training program, UK
FRCS ( Neurosurgery) – Royal College of Surgeons, UK
Skullbase (microscopic and endoscopic techniques), University Hospital Wales, UK
Travelling fellow of Bellaria Hospital (Italy), Lariboisiere Hospital (France) and UPMC (USA)
Weill Cornell Global Health Fellowship based at Muhumbili Orthopaedic Institute Tanzania
* Fellow Royal College of Surgeons, England (FRCS, Eng)
* Member, Association of Medical Educators (AOME) UK
* Member, British Association of Surgical Oncology (BASO)
* Full Member, Society of British Neurosurgeons (SBNS), UK,
* Member, Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)
* Member, Kenya Medical Association (KMA)
Chairperson, Kenya Association of women Surgeons (KAWS)
Vice-chair, Scientific Committee, Surgical Society of Kenya (SSK)
Committee member, Global Surgery Committee, Surgical Society of Kenya
Dr. Cheserem has been awarded the 2021, Future Women Leaders Fellowship Award by the Congress of Neurologocal Surgeons (CNS), US
Dr. Ahmed Komen
Dr. Ahmed Komen is a Clinical Radiation Oncologist. He is a fellow of College of Medicine South Africa and holds a Master of Medicine in Radiation Oncology from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. He is a Consultant at Kenyatta National Hospital and a part time faculty member at Aga Khan University Hospital.
Dr. Komen is an active member of various multi-disciplinary tumour boards and the Kenya Society of Haematology and Oncology (KESHO).
Moderator: Dr. Asim Jamal Shaikh
Dr. Jamal Shaikh is an Associate Professor, Consultant Medical Oncologist and Division Chief of medical oncology, Department of Hematology and Oncology, at The Aga Khan university Hospital Nairobi.
Dr. Shaikh received his internal Medicine residency and medical oncology fellowship training from Pakistan. He is a Fellow of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan in the subjects of internal medicine and medical oncology both, and The Royal college of Physicians UK.
Dr. Shaikh has a Leadership Diploma from Harvard Kennedy School of Executive education USA, and the Graduate School of Media at The Aga Khan University. He is actively involved in clinical service and research. His focus of clinical practice is in solid tumors. He has published widely and specially recently on genomic and clinical aspects of Kenyan and East African women with breast cancer.
He Leads the Kenyan Metastatic breast cancer network (www.kmbcn.org ) in Kenya. He is the recipient of several international collaborative grants as clinical investigator for oncology research including the SPARC grant from the UICC. He has laid the foundation of medical oncology fellowship programs at the Aga Khan University in Nairobi, and with his academic interests supervises several master level students to their thesis related to cancer studies.