Faculty Profile: Ghada Bourjeily-Habr, MD

Ghada Bourjeily-Habr
Ghada Bourjeily-Habr, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Medicine
Work: 401-793-5700
Dr. Bourjeily's research focuses on understanding sleep disordered breathing in pregnant women. Some of her research has focused on the pregnancy, obstetric and fetal outcomes of sleep disordered breathing in pregnancy as well as understanding predictors of symptoms of SDB.

Dr. Bourjeily has also performed research that focuses on the diagnosis of pulmonary vascular disease in pregnancy focusing on outcomes of diagnostic tests as well as potential adverse effects of such tests.

Biography

Ghada Bourjeily, MD, is an attending physician in Pulmonary Services and Obstetric Medicine and Pulmonary Services at the Women's Medicine Collaborative.
An assistant professor of medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Dr. Bourjeily received a medical degree from the Universite Libanaise, Faculte des Sciences Medicales in Lebanon. She completed a residency in internal medicine at Staten Island University Hospital in New York and a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care at Case Western Reserve University and Yale University.
Dr. Bourjeily is a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians, a member of the Women's Health Network steering committee of the American College of Chest Physicians, a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and serves as secretary/treasurer for the North American Society of Obstetric Medicine.
Dr. Bourjeily is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine and critical care medicine. Her clinical and research interests focus on understanding sleep disordered breathing in pregnant women and the diagnosis of pulmonary vascular disease in pregnancy. She is fluent in English, French and Arabic.

Grants and Awards

Recipient of the 2009 Clinical Research in Women's Health Award from the American College of Chest Physicians.

Peter Garner Young Investigator's Award, North American Society of Obstetric Medicine, 2007

Dean's Excellence Teaching Awarrd
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 2007

Affiliations

American College of Chest Physicians (Fellow);
Member, Steering Committee of Women's Health Network, American College of Chest Physicians;
American Thoracic Society;
North American Society of Obstetric Medicine (Executive Member);
International Society of Obstetric Medicine;
Medical Director, Respiratory Care Society of Rhode Island;
Member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine;
Secretary/Treasurer for the North American Society of Obstetric Medicine

Funded Research

Dr Bourjeily has received multiple grants from the Perkins Charitable Foundation to support her research on sleep disordered breathing in pregnancy.

Dr Bourjeily has received funding from to support her research on venous thromboembolism in pregnancy.