Nawal Nour, MD, MPH—director of the BWH Ambulatory Obstetrics Practice and the Global Obstetrics and Gynecology Division and founder of the African Women’s Health Center at BWH—has been appointed faculty director of the Office for Multicultural Faculty Careers (OMC), part of the Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (CFDD), effective Dec. 1.
An active member of the OMC Advisory Committee, Nour has a long-standing interest in teaching, mentoring and career development, as well as a commitment to advancing the interests of faculty and trainees who are underrepresented in medicine. In her clinical role, she provides care and outreach programs to African immigrants and refugees in the Boston area. Her research focuses on health and policy issues related to female genital mutilation/cutting.
Nour succeeds OMC faculty co-directors Nora Osman, MD, Brigham Circle Medical Associates internist, and Christian Arbelaez, MD, MPH, Emergency Medicine attending physician.