Fatma M. Shebl MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchCancer Prevention and ControlSchool of Public Health: Chronic Disease Epidemiology; Global Health Concentration

Research Interests

HCV response to treatment; Natural history of HCV infection; Immune response; Infection-related cancer; Cancer epidemiology; Cancer immunology; Inflammation; Research methodology


  • M.D., University of Alexandria, Egypt, 1994
  • M.Sc., Alexandria School of Medicine, Egypt, 2000
  • M.P.H., Menoufia School of Medicine, Egypt, 2002
  • M.S., University of Maryland, Baltimore, 2005
  • Ph.D., University of Maryland at Baltimore, 2008

Selected Publications

  • Shebl FM, Pfeiffer RM, Edlin BR, et al. IL28B-rs12979860 Genotype and Spontaneous Clearance of Hepatitis C Virus in a Multi-Ethnic Cohort of Injection Drug Users:Evidence for a Supra-Additive Association. J Infect dis (in press) PMCID: PMC Journal – In Process
  • Shebl FM, Andreotti G, Meyer TE, et al. Metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance in relation to biliary tract cancer and stone risks: a population-based study in Shanghai, China. Br J Cancer. 2011 Sep 13. [Epub ahead of print] PMCID: PMC Journal – In Process
  • Shebl FM, Yu K, Landgren O, Goedert JJ, Rabkin CS. Increased Levels of Circulating Cytokines with HIV-Related Immunosuppression. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2011 Sep 30. [Epub ahead of print] PMCID: PMC Journal – In Process


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