Nawal M. Nour

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Nawal M. Nour (born 1966 Khartoum, Sudan) is an American obstetrician and gynecologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital. She was a recipient of the 2003 MacArthur Fellowship, the "Genius award".[1]


She was raised in Sudan and England. She graduated from Brown University, and from Harvard Medical School in 1994, and completed a chief residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, in 1998. She graduated from Harvard School of Public Health with a MPH in 1999, as a Commonwealth Fund/Harvard University Fellow.

She created the African Women's Health Practice that focuses on Female genital cutting.[2]




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