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    Nawras Shukair MD

    TitleAssistant Professor
    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    DepartmentPsychiatry
    Address275 Belmont Street
    Worcester MA 01604
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        Research Interests:

        • Describe the interaction between trauma and executive functioning.
        • The differential role of executive functioning deficits in externalizing vs. internalizing psychopathology.
        • Neuronal substrates of executive function and the use of neuronimaging.

        Dr. Shukair received his MD from Damascus University, Syria in 1999 and completed a Diagnostic Radiology Residency training in Damascus University in 2003. Dr. Shukair completed General Psychiatry Training Program (research Track) in University of Texas Southwestern in 2007, with psychoanalytic training in the Dallas Institute for Psychoanalysis, Dr. Shukair completed a Child and Adolescents Psychiatry training in Children’s Hospital of Boston, Harvard University 2009. Dr. Shukair‘s current work focuses on the interaction between executive function’ deficits and psychopathology, with special interest in the role of trauma.



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