Dr. Alshaarawy is an Assistant Professor in the tenure system track. Prior to joining the Department of Family Medicine, Omayma was a Research Associate with MSU Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Omayma received her MBBS from Cairo University, Egypt. In 2013, she received her PhD in Epidemiology from the West Virginia University School of Public Health. Currently her federally-funded research combines epidemiological methods and laboratory experiments to study cannabis use and cardiometabolic health. Other research areas of interest include drug use in women of childbearing age, and environmental epidemiology.