Sheikh Mohammed Hussien AL-Amoudi Center of Excellence in Breast Cancer

Awards and Appreciation

 

 

 

 

1) Dr. Samia Al-Amoudi, the head of the center, is the first Saudi woman to receive former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s International Women of Courage award at the International Women’s Day ceremony on 10 March 2007.

2) Dr. Samia was chosen among the 100 most influential personalities in the Arab world by Arabian Business magazine on Sunday, 28 March 2010. She was fifth on the list and the second Saudi after Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal.

3) Sheikh Mohammed Hussein Al-Amoudi Center of Excellence in Breast Cancer was the first Arab excellence center to partner with the International Breast Health Initiative (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Suzan G. Komen for the Cure Institute in the US. The Center’s logo now appears with the list of international partners.

4) Dr. Samia became a member of the executive board of the International Breast Health Initiative in the US.

5) The center’s logo now appears on the home page of electronic health magazine Enayh in show of appreciation of the center’s role in spreading awareness about early detection.

6) In honoring of Dr. Samia’s achievements in the field of healthcare for breast cancer patients, Aramco wrote a note about her in its 2011 yearbook, giving her special mention for the double honor of being the first Saudi woman to receive the former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s International Women of Courage award and the first non-American woman to receive the award. Aramco’s yearbook for this year was dedicated to firsts. Dr. Samia was the first on the pages of February.

7) Internationally acclaimed photographer Alexandra Avakian documented Dr. Samia’s success story. She was sent by Aramco from Texas to visit the center and document Dr. Samia’s fight against cancer and her feats as a breast cancer survivor, social figure and head of the center. Her visit coincided with the center’s activities that aim to spread awareness about early detection that took place over a week from Sunday, 2 January 2011.
 
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