Dr. Hanaa Banjar, is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the AlFaisal University, Riyadh. She is also A consultant pediatric Pulmonology and the Director of Pediatric Pulmonary fellowship program at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and research Center, Riyadh. She is also the acting chairman of the clinical Research Committee of the hospital.
Dr. Banjar received her Residency in Pediatrics from The University ofOttawa, Ottawa. Ontario, Canada and her Pulmonary Fellowship from McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
As an expert in pediatric pulmonary medicine, especially in cystic fibrosis, Pulmonary Hypertension, and Non-CF Bronchiectasis, Dr. Hanaa serves as a reviewer for a number of leading pediatric and pulmonary journals. She also serves as the principle investigator of the on-going cystic Fibrosis registry of up to 400 patients and the principle investigator of 25 original research projects and co-investigator of another 7 projects. She has presented her research at numerous national and international meetings and has authored 65 journal articles, and 65 abstracts. Dr. Hanaa served as Chairman and a faculty member of many national educational initiatives related to cystic fibrosis and Pulmonary Hypertension..
Dr. Banjar is certified by the Royal College of Physician and Surgeon of Canada, with subspecialty certification in pediatrics and Pediatric pulmonology. She is affiliated with a number of national and international professional organizations, including the Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute ( PVRI), University of Kent, UK, and an active member for the Saudi Pulmonary hypertension association. She is an active member for Cystic Fibrosis and pulmonary hypertension awareness programs and authored 10 booklets with Arabic translation that have been used all over the world.