Mohamed Kamel, M.D., Joins UAMS Department of Urology

By Susan Van Dusen

An assistant professor in the UAMS Department of Urology, Kamel received his formal residency training in urology in Ireland, where he graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons. He completed fellowship training in urogenital cancer management at the University of Miami.

He has three times received the Irish Journal of Medical Science Research Award for best published research from Ireland in international journal, as well as the Irish Society of Urology Clinical Research Award and the Young Investigator Award from the Egyptian Society of Urology in conjunction with the European Association of Urology.

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