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Wael Al-Husami head shotRegis College has named interventional cardiologist Wael Al-Husami, MD, FACC, FACP, to its board of trustees. With more than 25 years of experience as a physician, executive, and teacher, Al-Husami is a widely respected expert on international health and business development.

Dr. Al-Husami serves as medical director of international health and a senior member of the executive health team at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, a nonprofit, physician-led academic medical center in Burlington, Mass. He is also an assistant professor at Tufts University School of Medicine and a faculty member at BIDMC Disaster Medicine Fellowship, an affiliated fellowship of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative.

“Dr. Al-Husami is committed to Regis’ mission and will help us expand our partnership and global outreach,” said Regis President Antoinette Hays, PhD, RN. “He will be an incredible asset to our Board and I am thrilled to work with him.”

"I am impressed by the level of health care graduates that Regis College puts into the workforce,” said Dr. Al-Husami. “I am honored to join the Regis board of trustees and look forward to working with President Hays to support the mission and values of this great university."

Dr. Al-Husami is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular medicine, and interventional cardiology. He holds a bachelor of medicine and surgery degree from the University of Jordan. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine through Cornell Weill Medical College affiliated hospital; and completed his fellowships in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, followed by vascular medicine and endovascular peripheral intervention fellowship at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Boston through Tufts University School of Medicine. He resides in Wellesley, Mass.