Dr. Rania El-Lababidi

Dr. Rania El-Lababidi
Pharmacy Education and Training Manager at Cleveland Clinic
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


Dr. El-Lababidi is the Pharmacy Education and Training Manager at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. Dr. El-Lababidi received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Lebanese American University in Byblos, Lebanon.
Dr. El-Lababidi then completed a pharmacy practice residency at St. Michael’s Medical Center in Newark, NJ, followed by an Infectious Diseases pharmacy residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, CT.
Following residency training, Dr. El-Lababidi served as the Infectious Diseases clinical specialist at Florida Hospital Orlando. She then assumed the role of Assistant Director for Clinical Services, during which she established the hospital’s antimicrobial stewardship program.
Dr. El-Lababidi since relocated to Abu Dhabi to join Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi as the Pharmacy Education and Training Manager for the Department of Pharmacy Services. In her current role she overseas education and training and established the hospital’s antimicrobial stewardship program and serves as the Co-Chair of the ASP at CCAD.
Dr. El-Lababidi is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist with Added Qualifications in Infectious Diseases and is credentialed by the American Academy of HIV Medicine. Her areas of interest include antimicrobial stewardship, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of antimicrobials, and MRSA infections. Dr. El-Lababidi is an active member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, and the Society of InfectiousDiseases Pharmacists.Articles by Dr. El-Lababidi been published in the Annals of Pharmacotherapy and the American Journal of Health-System Pharmacists. Dr. El-Lababidi has spoken at both National and International conferences in the area of Infectious Diseases and Pharmacy Practice.