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Amal Lina Khoury M.D., MPH

Amal Lina Khoury M.D., MPH

Clinical Fellow 
Breast Oncology (PGY-6)

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  • University of California, Riverside, B.S. Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology, 2005
  • Howard University, Washington, D.C., M.D., 2009
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, M.P.H., 2013
  • Breast Oncology Program
  • Breast Oncology

Amal L. Khoury received a B.S. in Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology from the University of California, Riverside and her MD from Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, D.C. She completed her general surgery residency at Howard University Hospital. During residency, she was awarded an NIH T32 Research Fellowship at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill where she studied Immune Response to Burn and Traumatic Injury and also obtained her M.P.H. at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. Dr. Khoury also conducted health disparities research with a focus on breast cancer outcomes among African-American women living in the Washington, D.C. area.

  • NIH T32 Research Fellowship: 5T32GM008450-19
  • Cairns (PI)
  • 07/01/2011-06/30/2013
  • University of North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute
  • NC TraCS Pilot Grant: 2KR491312
  • 04/01/2013- 03/31/2014
  1. Hosseini A, Khoury AL, Esserman LJ. Precision surgery and avoiding over-treatment. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2017 May; 43(5):938-943. View in PubMed
  2. Linz BM, Neely CJ, Kartchner LB, Mendoza AE, Khoury AL, Truax A, Sempowski G, Eitas T, Brickey J, Ting JP, Cairns BA, Maile R. Innate Immune Cell Recovery Is Positively Regulated by NLRP12 during Emergency Hematopoiesis. J Immunol. 2017 Mar 15; 198(6):2426-2433. View in PubMed
  3. Phillips MR, Khoury AL, Stephenson BJ, Edwards LJ, Charles AG, McLean SE. Outcomes of pediatric patients with abdominal sepsis requiring surgery and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation using the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization database. Am Surg. 2015 Mar; 81(3):245-51. View in PubMed
  4. Phillips MR, Khoury AL, Bortsov AV, Marzinsky A, Short KA, Cairns BA, Charles AG, Joyner BL, McLean SE. A noninvasive hemoglobin monitor in the pediatric intensive care unit. J Surg Res. 2015 May 1; 195(1):257-62. View in PubMed
  5. Khoury AL, Charles AG, Sheldon GF. The trauma safety-net hospital under the Affordable Care Act: will it survive? J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Sep; 75(3):512-5. View in PubMed
  6. Kendig CE, Samuel JC, Tyson AF, Khoury AL, Boschini LP, Mabedi C, Cairns BA, Varela C, Shores CG, Charles AG. Cancer Treatment in Malawi: A Disease of Palliation. World J Oncol. 2013 Jun; 4(3):142-146. View in PubMed
  7. Mendoza AE, Neely CJ, Charles AG, Kartchner LB, Brickey WJ, Khoury AL, Sempowski GD, Ting JP, Cairns BA, Maile R. Radiation combined with thermal injury induces immature myeloid cells. Shock. 2012 Nov; 38(5):532-42. View in PubMed
  8. Prendergast TI, Ong'uti SK, Ortega G, Khoury AL, Onwuka E, Bolorunduro OB, Cornwell EE, Paul H. Differential trends in racial preferences for cosmetic surgery procedures. Am Surg. 2011 Aug; 77(8):1081-5. View in PubMed
  9. Siram S, Oyetunji TA, Khoury AL, Walker SR, Bolorunduro OB, Chang DC, Greene WR, Cornwell EE, Frederick WA. Pediatric trauma at an adult trauma center. J Natl Med Assoc. 2010 Aug; 102(8):692-5. View in PubMed
  10. Siram S, Oyetunji T, Johnson SM, Khoury AL, White PM, Chang DC, Greene WR, Frederick WA. Predictors for survival of penetrating trauma using emergency department thoracotomy in an urban trauma center: the Cardiac Instability Score. J Natl Med Assoc. 2010 Feb; 102(2):126-30. View in PubMed
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  1. AL Khoury, G Ortega, F Fahimuddin, CC Emenari, Rafael Diaz, VF Pinard, NR Changoor, DD Tran, TM Fullum. "Venous Thromboemolism Outcomes In Bariatric Surgery Patients: The Role Of Operative Time" Society of Black Academic Surgeons- Chapel Hill, NC. April 2015.
  2. AL Khoury, N Akolkar, AC Obirieze, G Ortega, C McLaughlin, M Sarraf-Yazdy, SL Horton, J Dunmore-Griffith, KM Bolden, RL Dewitty, WAI Frederick, LL Wilson. "Racial/Ethnic Disparities In Stage At Diagnosis Among Premenopausal Breast Cancer Patients" Xavier University of Louisiana Health Disparities Conference- New Orleans, LA. March 2015.
  3. AL Khoury, S Tolleson-Rinehart, AG Charles. "Breast Cancer Outcomes In Younger Women: A Systematic Review Of The Literature On Locoregional Management" Poster presentation, Southeastern Surgical Congress- Chattanooga, TN. February 2015.
  4. AL Khoury, M Phillips, SN Kim, AE Mendoza, BA Cairns, SE McLean, AG Charles. "Exploratory Laparotomy In Adult Patients Requiring Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: Is It Safe?" Academic Surgical Congress- San Diego, CA. February 2014.
  5. AL Khoury, A Irshad, J Maggin, AE Mendoza MD, CJ Neely, R Maile, B Cairns. "Burn Injury Induces High Levels Of Estradiol And IL-6 In Both Males And Females." Southern Regional Burn Conference- Norfolk, VA. November 2012.
  6. AL Khoury , M Joseph, AE Mendoza, AG Charles. "Tracheostomy In The Critically Ill: Does It Change Respiratory Dynamics?" Academic Surgical Congress- Las Vegas, NV. February 2012.
  7. OB Bolorunduro, AH Haider, AL Khoury, MM. Cubangbang; TA. Oyetunji, ER. Haut, EE Cornwell III, DC Chang, SM Siram. "Insurance Disparities In Trauma Patients; Fewer Diagnostic Tests Conducted For The Uninsured." American College of Surgeons; Committee on Trauma Resident Paper Competition- Washington, DC. November 2010.
  8. AL Khoury, TA Oyetunji, LD Harbour, OB Bolorunduro, EE Cornwell, S Siram, T Mellman, WR Greene. "Living On A Prayer: Religious Affiliation And Trauma Outcomes" Poster presentation, Southeastern Surgical Congress- Savannah, GA. February 2010.
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