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DR. NANCY AL RAQQAD Inspiration & Motivation
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Dr. Nancy Al Raqqad is the Head of cornea specialty at the Royal Medical Services of Jordan. An ophthalmologist and a pioneer surgeon in many ocular procedures for which she has been awarded order of military merit by His Majesty King Abdullah Second for her innovative contributions to ophthalmology in Jordan in June 2019. She is a speaker at many national and international conferences. She also delivered a TED talk and holds a diploma in leadership skills from the European Society of Ophthalmology.
She finished her training from the United Kingdom specializing in cornea and refractive surgery in 2011.
She is an advocate for women and women empowerment and has set up a group for women in ophthalmology in the Arab world that she is planning to launch and connect to its western counterparts in June 2020.
She has is an active researcher and holds many publications in ophthalmology. She is a fellow of the Royal college of physicians and surgeons of Glasgow for which she has become a board examiner for this diploma.
She is also a member of the Jordanian and European Ophthalmological Societies.

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