Dr. Nada Zmeter joined the Division of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine as an Instructor in July 2021. She grew up in Lebanon and attended both college and medical school at the American University of Beirut: she initially earned a Bachelor of Sciences in Biology in 2012, then graduated with a Medical Degree in 2016. During medical school, she spent a summer at Northeast Ohio Medical University as part of a research exchange program and worked in skeletal biology lab on osteogenic cells where she learned various lab techniques such as specimen isolation and purification, cell cultures, DNA extraction, Western blot and PCR.
After graduating medical school, she officially moved to the United States to pursue a career in medicine. She worked as a research coordinator at the University of Chicago and spent two years in the Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Center under the mentorship of expert Dr. David T. Rubin. She took part in several projects, namely the correlation between disease activity in IBD and health-related quality of life measures. She then completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Saint Louis University Hospital in 2018-2021. Among some of the research activities she worked on, she participated in a quality improvement project that led to the removal of a misused lab order from the inpatient electronic health record system. She enjoys working with medical students and residents, taking part in medical education activities and attending scientific meetings. Her academic interests include general inpatient care and perioperative medicine. In her free time, she enjoys experimenting with different recipes and strolling in Forest Park.