Amal Shibli-Rahhal, MD, MS

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Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Curriculum
Fellowship Program Director-Endocrinology & Metabolism
Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine - Endocrinology and Metabolism

Contact Information

Office
E400-J GH
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-353-7812

Education

MD, American University of Beirut
MS, Clinical Investigation, University of Iowa
Internship, Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut
Resident, Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Fellow, Endocrinology & Metabolism, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Licensure and Certifications

Medical License
Board - Clinical Densitometry-International Society for Clinical Densitometry
Board - American Board of Internal Medicine - Endocrinology & Metabolism
Board - Thyroid Ultrasound and FNA Biopsy - American Association of Clinical Endocrinology
Board - American Board of Internal Medicine
Board - ECFMG

Publications

Al Zougbi, A., Shibli-Rahhal, A. (2016). Adjustment of bone density for chronological age in children with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy overestimates their bone mineral deficit. 2016 Endocrine Society Annual Meeting, Boston.

Fronteras, M., Shibli-Rahhal, A. (2016). Referral and evaluation of osteoporosis in patients admitted for an initial low trauma hip fracture. University of Iowa 4th Annual Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Symposium: Innovating for Quality, April 2016.

Schwartz, A. V., Chen, H., Ambrosius, W. T., Sood, A., Josse, R. G., Bonds, D. E., Schnall, A. M., Vittinghoff, E., Bauer, D. C., Banerji, M. A., Cohen, R. M., Hamilton, B. P., Isakova, T., Sellmeyer, D. E., Simmons, D. L., Shibli-Rahhal, A., Williams, J. D. & Margolis, K. L. (2015). Effects of TZD Use and discontiinuation on fracture rates in ACCORD bone study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 100(11), 278-93. PMID: 26305617.

Rai, S., Shibli-Rahhal, A. (2015). Activation of the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System Secondary to Oral Contraceptive Pills in a Patient with Newly Diagnosed Hypertension. Endocrine Society Annual Meeting, San Diego.

Houston, C., Mathews, K. & Shibli-Rahhal, A. (2014). Bone Density and Alendronate Effects in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Patients. Muscle Nerve, 49(4), 506-11. PMID: 23835890.

Shibli-Rahhal, A., Paturi, B. (2014). Variations in parathyroid hormone concentraion in patients with low 25 hydroxyvitamin D. Osteoporos Int., 25(7), 1931-6. PMID: 24647889.

Calarge, C. A., Ivins, S. D., Motyl, K. J., Shibli-Rahhal, A., Bliziotes, M. & Schlechte, J. (2013). Possible mechanisms for skeletal effects of antipsychotics in children and adolescents. Ther Adv Psychopharmacol, 3(5), 278-93. PMID: 24167704.

Shibli-Rahhal, A., McCormick, L. (2013). Teriparatide for Treatment of Osteoporosis in a Patient with Anorexia Nervosa. Eat, Weight Disorder Journal, 18(2), 229-31. PMID: 23760852.

Shibli-Rahhal, A., Haynes, W. G., Sinkey, C. & Dillon, J. S. (2012). Effect of Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) on Vascular Function in Postmenopausal Women with Diabetes: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Diabetes Research & Clinical Metabolism. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7243/2050-0866-1-13.

Paturi, B., Shibli-Rahhal, A. (2012). Variations in Parathyroid Hormone Concentrations in Patients with Low Vitamin D. Internal Medicine Research Day/Univeristy of Iowa.

Mitta, S., Shibli-Rahhal, A. (2012). Cinacalcet Use in X-Linked Hypophosphatemic Rickets Complicated by Tertiary Hyperparathyroidism and Hypercalcemia. Endocrine Society Annual Meeting/Houston.

Houston, C., Shibli-Rahhal, A. (2012). Low Bone Density and Effects of Alendronate Therapy in Patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. American Society of Bone and Mineral Research/Minneapolis.

Houston, C., Shibli-Rahhal, A. (2012). Low Bone Density and Effects of Alendronate Therapy in Patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Endocrine Society Annual Meeting/Houston.

Paturi, B., Shibli-Rahhal, A. (2012). Variations in Parathyroid Hormone Concentrations in Patients with Low Vitamin D. Endocrine Society Annual Meeting/Houston.

Houston, C., Shibli-Rahhal, A. (2012). Low Bone Density and Effects of Alendronate Therapy in Patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Internal Medicine Research Day, University of Iowa.

Shibli-Rahhal, A., Schlechte, J. A. (2011). Hyperprolactinemia and Infertility. Endocrinology Metabolism Clinics of North America, 40(4), 837-846. PMID: 22108283.

Shibli-Rahhal, A., Vaughan-Sarrazin, M. S., Richardson, K. & Cram, P. M. (2011). Testing and Treatment for Osteoporosis Following Hip Fracture in an Integrated U.S. Healthcare Delivery System. Osteoporosis International, 22(12), 2973-2980. PMID: 21271339.

Budharaju, V., Dillon, J. S. & Shibli-Rahhal, A. (2011). Duloxetine Induced False Positive Testing for Pheochromocytoma. American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) Annual Meeting/San Diego.

Shibli-Rahhal, A., Vaughan-Sarrazin, M. S., Richardson, K. & Cram, P. M. (2009). Osteoporosis Care After Hip Fracture in Veterans. Endocrine Society Annual Meeting/Washington DC.

Shibli-Rahhal, A., Vaughan-Sarrazin, M. S., Richardson, K. & Cram, P. M. (2009). Osteoporosis Care After Hip Fracture in Veterans. Internal Medicine Research Day/University of Iowa.

Shibli-Rahhal, A., Schlechte, J. A. (2009). The Effects of Hyperprolactinemia on Bone and Fat. Pituitary, 12(2), 96-104. PMID: 18338266.

Fang, S. H., Shibli-Rahhal, A., Schlechte, J. A. & Brunt, L. M. (2008). Adrenal Incidentaloma. In In Scott-Conner C.E.H. (Ed), The SAGES Manual of Strategic Decision Making. Case Studies in Minimal Access Surgery. pp. 447-459. New York Springer.

Shibli-Rahhal, A., Schlechte, J. A. (2008). Prolactinomas: Diagnosis and Management. In , B. Swearingen , B. M. Biller (Eds.) Contemporary Endocrinology: Diagnosis and Management of Pituitary Disorders. pp. 125-140. Totowa NJ: Humana Press.

Shibli-Rahhal, A., VanBeek, M. J. & Schlechte, J. A. (2006). Cushing's Syndrome. Clinical Dermatology, 24(4), 260-265. PMID: 16828407.

Shibli-Rahhal, A., Sinkey, C., Barenz, T., Haynes, W. & Dillon, J. S. (2006). Effect of DHEA on Endothelial Function in Postmenopausal Diabetic Women. Internal Medicine Research Day.

Shibli-Rahhal, A., Van Beek, M. & Schlechte, J. A. (2006). Dermatologic Manifestations of Cushing's Syndrome. Clinical Dermatology, 24, 260-265.

Shibli-Rahhal, A., Sinkey, C., Barenz, T., Haynes, W. & Dillon, J. S. (2006). Effect of DHEA on Endothelial Function in Postmenopausal Diabetic Women. Endocrine Society Annual Meeting/Boston.

Shibli-Rahhal, A., Dillon, J. S. (2006). Hyperlipidemic Pancreatitis in Early Pregnancy. Endocrine Society Annual Meeting/Boston.