Dr Eiman Al Zaabi

Chair of Department, Laboratory Medicine Services

Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City, UAE

Dr Eiman Al Zaabi graduated with an MBBS from the Faculty of Medicine at UAE University in United Arab Emirates. She completed her FRCPC in Hematopathology at Dalhousie University in Canada in 2007 and received a Research fellowship in 2008. She started her career as a Hematopathologist at Mafraq hospital in August 2008 before being promoted to Chairman of the Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Department. She later served as Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Services at Abu Dhabi Health Services Co. (SEHA) from 2013 to 2015.

Dr Eiman Al Zaabi then transitioned to Sheikh Khalifa Medical City where she held various leadership positions including Chair of Sheikh Khalifa Medical City Laboratory, Chief Medical Director of Abu Dhabi and Al Ain Donor Centers, and Deputy Chief Medical Director of Sheikh Khalifa Medical City. She currently serves as Chairperson of Pathology & Laboratory Medical Services at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City.  Furthermore, she is an EFQM and CAP assessor and has played a pivotal role in managing hospital services, patient experience, performance improvement, education, leadership, communication, sustainability, and research.

Internationally, she is a member of the ISBT immunohematology working group. Dr Eiman Al Zaabi has been recognized for her exceptional contributions to healthcare, winning the Abu Dhabi Medical Distinction Award in 2013 and the Best Executive Director Award from SEHA in 2014. In 2017, she achieved 2nd place in the Abu Dhabi Excellence Award in Government Performance.