Name: Karim Sedky

Country: United States

Affiliation:

Cooper Hospital-Rowan University

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Address:

7901 Henry Ave, E401,
Philadelphia, PA 19128,
United States.

Research Interests:

  • Sleep Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD)
  • Childhood Disorders
  • Addiction Medicine
  • Psychopharmacology
  • ECT

Biography:

  • Dr. Sedky is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU). 
  • He has held several leadership positions including directorship of the inpatient unit at Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute (PPI) at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. 
  • In addition to being the Medical Student Clerkship Director currently at CMSRU, he is also the director of scholarly activity. 
  • After completing his medical school at Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt, he obtained a Master degree in Anatomical Science and Neurobiology from University of Louisville, Louisville, KY. 
  • His general psychiatry training as well as his Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship was from Drexel University School of Medicine (previously known as Medical College of Pennsylvania- Hahnemann). 
  • Dr. Sedky has a strong passion for research and currently serves as director of scholarly activities. 
  • He received Drexel research award during his residency at Drexel University in 2005. 
  • He has multiple publications and serves as a reviewer in journals. 
  • He currently has two ongoing research studies.
  • Dr. Sedky has always strived to work in academic setting. 
  • He received the best teacher award during his work at Penn State Hershey Medical Center in 2009. 
  • He has a special interest in pediatric sleep medicine and addiction psychiatry. 
  • He is board certified in general adult psychiatry, sleep medicine and addiction psychiatry (ABAM). 
  • He is a member of American Psychiatric Association (APA), American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) and American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).