Adlette Inati is a Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine, Lebanese American University, Byblos. She is also the Head of the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Division and the Founder and Director of the Comprehensive SCD Program at NINI Hospital, Tripoli, Lebanon. She heads a team providing comprehensive care to 1000 people with childhood cancer, sickle cell disease, and other inherited blood diseases of all ages.
Prof. Inati received her medical degree from the American University of Beirut and had her Pediatric Residency and Hematology Fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital, and Dana – Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School. She is an American board-certified Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society member.
Prof. Inati has 85 publications in peer review international journals and hundreds of abstracts in key global hematology meetings. She sits on advisory boards and steering committees of multiple global SCD trials. She is a principal investigator in global and regional trials evaluating the efficacy and safety of novel agents in hemoglobinopathies and congenital bleeding disorders. She is also a reviewer for several leading medical journals. Pr. Inati initiated the first newborn screening campaign for inherited hemoglobin disorders in Lebanon, the first Middle East SCD investigators and thought leaders meeting, and the first EHA/ESH tutorial in the Middle East.
Prof. Inati is the Founder and President of the Georges Nassim Khoriaty (GNK) Foundation, a Lebanese NGO that she established after the loss of her 16 years old son in a car accident at the age of 16 and that promotes free health care delivery and awareness as well as ethics and rules of safe driving. Her ultimate passion though remains mentoring young physicians to become expert scientists and compassionate healers.