Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology Faculty

Shireen A. Hafez, DVM, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor
Anatomy
Department of Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology

Education

  • 2005
    PhD, Veterinary Medical Sciences (Anatomy)
    Virginia-Maryland 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

  • 2015 – Present
    Clinical Assistant Professor
    Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 2012 – 2015
    Instructor
    Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology
    Virginia-Maryland 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 Hafez, Doaa Zaghloul, and Thomas Caceci. Immunohistochemical identification of the endocrine cells in the pancreatic islets of the camel, horse, and cattle. Eur. J. Anat. 19 (1): 27-35 (2015).
  2. Doaa Zaghloul, Shireen Hafez, Thomas Caceci. Microscopic anatomy and ultrastructure of the Camelus dromedarius ureter. Eur. J. Anat. 17 (4): 202-208 (2013).
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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

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