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Dr. Shireen Hafez

Shireen A. Hafez, DVM, PhD

Instructor
Anatomy
Department of Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology

e-mail: shafez@vt.edu


Education

2005 Doctor of Philosophy, Veterinary Medical Sciences (Anatomy)
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA
2002 CRLA Master Tutoring Certification
College of Reading & Learning Association
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA
1995 Bachelor of Veterinary Sciences (DVM)
College of Veterinary Medicine
Alexandria University
Egypt

Professional Experience

2012-present Instructor
Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA
2009-2012 Instructor
Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA
1997-2009 Assistant Professor
College of Veterinary Medicine
Alexandria University
Egypt
2008 Visiting Instructor
College of Veterinary Medicine
St. Mathew University
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
2007 Visiting Scholar
Department of Animal and Range Sciences
North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND
2006 Lecturer
College of Veterinary Medicine
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Anatomists
  • American Association of Veterinary Anatomists
  • African Association of Veterinary Anatomists
  • World Association of Veterinary Anatomists

Selected Publications

  1. Shireen A. Hafez, Samir M. El-shafey, and Thomas Caceci, (2011) Histological and lectin histochemical characterization of the epididymal duct in the dromedary (Camelus dromedarius). Journal of Veterinary Anatomy, Vol. 4, No.1, pp 51-67.
  2. Shireen A. Hafez, Samir M. El-shafey, and Thomas Caceci, (2011) Histological and lectin histochemical characterization of the efferent ductules in the dromedary (Camelus dromedarius). Journal of Veterinary Anatomy, Vol. 4, No.1, pp 33-49.
  3. Hafez SA, Borowicz P, Reynolds LP, Redmer DA. Maternal and fetal microvasculature in sheep placenta at several stages of gestation. Journal of Anatomy 2010 Mar; 216 (3): 292-300.
  4. Reynolds LP, Borowicz PP, Caton JS, Vonnahme KA, Luther JS, Buchanan DS, Hafez SA, Grazul-Bilska AT, Redmer DA. Uteroplacental vascular development and placental function: an update. Int J Dev Biol. 2010; 54 (2-3):355-65.
  5. Borowicz PP, Hafez SA, Redmer DA, Reynolds LP. 2008. Chapter 10. Methods for evaluating uteroplacental angiogenesis and their application using animal models. In: Methods in Enzymology, Vol. 445, Angiogenesis, In Vivo, Part B. pp. 229-53. (D Cheresh, ed.), Elsevier, NY.
  6. Shireen A. Hafez, T. Caceci, L E. Freeman, KE. Panter. Angiogenesis in the caprine caruncles in non-pregnant and pregnant normal and swainsonine-treated does. The Anatomical Record. 2007 Jul; 290 (7): 761-9.
  7. Shireen A. Hafez, L E. Freeman, T. Caceci, BJ. Smith. Study of the vasculature of the caprine reproductive organs using the tissue-clearing technique, with special reference to the angioarchitecture of the utero-ovarian vessels and the adaptation of the ovarian and/or vaginal arteries to multiple pregnancies. The Anatomical Record. 2007 Apr; 290 (4):389-405.
  8. Shireen A. Hafez, William R. Huckle, Thomas Caceci. Anatomical, histological and genetic investigations of a sexually anomalous goat. The Veterinary Record (2005) 157, 513-516.
Books

Angiogenesis in Caprine Reproductive Organs (2009)
Author: Shireen Hafez
Publisher: VDM Verlag Dr. Müller
ISBN# 9783639185508