Dr. Areej Alhareeri

Dr. Areej Alhareeri


Areej Alhareeri, PhD, joined KSAUHS in September 2018, serving as an Assistant Professor of Human Genetics/Cytogenetics. Dr. Alhareeri received her PhD in Human Genetics from the School of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University, followed by an American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG) fellowship in Clinical Cytogenetics at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center.

Dr. Alhareeri participates in teaching Molecular Diagnostics, Hematology and Blood Bank courses. In addition, Dr. Alhareeri provides cytogenetics lectures to the dental students as part of their course work. 

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(2016) PhD in Human Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, VA, United States. 

(2013) Master of Science in Human Genetics,  Virginia Commonwealth University, VA, United States 

(2005) Bachelor’s degree of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh.

  • Starkweather, Angela R., Alhareeri, Areej A., Montpetit, Alison, Brumelle, Jenni, Filler, Kristin, Montpetit, Marty, Mohanraj, Lathika, Lyon, Debra E., Jackson-Cook, Colleen K (2014) An integrative review of factors associated with telomere length and implications for biobehavioral research. Nursing Research, 63(1): 36-50 .
  • Alison J. Montpetit, Areej A. Alhareeri, Marty Montpetit, Angela R. Starkweather, Lynne W. Elmore, Kristin Filler, Lathika Mohanraj, Candace W. Burton, Victoria S. Menzies, Debra E. Lyon, Colleen K. Jackson-Cook (2014) Telomere Length : A Review of Methods for Measurement. Nursing Research, 63(4): 289-299 .

  • (2018) American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG) fellowship in Clinical Cytogenetics Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Pathology, VA, United States.

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