Nawal M. Nour

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Nawal M. Nour
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Born 1966
Residence United States of America
Nationality Sudanese American
Fields obstetrician and gynecologist
Alma mater Brown University, Harvard Medical School
Known for African Women's Health Practice
Notable awards MacArthur Fellows Program

Nawal M. Nour (born 1966, in Khartoum, Sudan) is a Sudanese American obstetrician and gynecologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital. She was a recipient of a 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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