Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology Faculty

Shireen A. Hafez, DVM, PhD

Instructor
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

  • 2012 – Present
    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 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

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