Dr. Awatif Juma Al Bahar iscurrently theMedical Director and Senior Consultant Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology at the Dubai Gynecology & Fertility Centre, DHA. She has held multiple posts in various capacities in the OBS/GYN and is currently the Director of the IVF Board of the Ministry of Health of UAE.
Dr. Awatif is the Chairperson of the Emirates Obs/Gyne &Fertility Forum (EOFF) and a regular speaker on U.A.E activities in mother and child health via media – television, radio, ladies association, universities etc.
She has specialized in Obstetrics & Gynaecology from the German Board, Koln and has a membership in Endocrine and Infertility fromAcademic University in Bonn.
Dr. Awatif had been selected in 2002 in Dubai Excellency Program and her name is mentioned in the U.A.E Book of Special Personalities of AllFields (i.e. Medicine, Politics, Art etc.). She has had many publications onpolycystic ovaries and infertility.
She has also received several awards including:
v Leader in the field of medicine and social services in Middle East by His Highness Amro Mosa (2004)
vHero of Health Care by His Highness Ruler of Ajman (2012)
vAsia’s most influential healthcare professional 2015 by the Asian Healthcare Leadership Awards (2015)