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Zahraa Majeed, M.B.Ch.B., M.S.

Zahraa Majeed, M.B.Ch.B., M.S.

Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

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About Me

Faculty Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine (SMD)


Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine, UPMC Pain Medicine Fellowship Program. 2021 - 2022

Residency, Anesthesiology, Strong Memorial Hospital/University of Rochester. 2017 - 2021

Internship, Internal Medicine, Jordan University Hospital (Amman). 2005 - 2006


MBA | University of Rochester. 2021

CRSP | University of Rochester. 2016

MMM | University of Rochester. 2013

MBBCH | University of Al-Mustansiriya (Iraq). 2003


Robert M. Lawrence First Resident Award. 2020

Clinical Health Informatics CORE grant. 2020

Best instructional exhibit award, scientific exhibit - Pediatric Perioperative Safety Education: A Quality Improvement Project,. 2019

Nominated, presidential diversity award - Jigsaw Technique in Cooperative Learning. 2019

ASA Mentoring Grant Program, foster diversity within ASA through mentorship. 2017 - 2018


Journal Articles

Depression partially mediated the relationship between basic psychological needs and quality of life among people living with HIV

Majeed, Z; van Wijngaarden, E; Dolan, JG; Shah, KN.

AIDS Care. 2017; 5: 1-5.

Enhancing physical function in HIV-Infected older adults: A randomized controlled clinical trial.

Shah, KN; Majeed, Z; Yoruk, YB; Yang, H; Hilton, TN; McMahon, JM; Hall, WJ; Walck, D; Luque, AE; Ryan, RM.

Health Psychology. 2016; 35(6): 563-73.

Functional limitations and adipokines in HIV-Infected older adults

Shah, KN; Majeed, Z; Yang, H; Guido, J; Polesskaya, O; Hilton, TN; Hall, WJ; and Luque, A.

J Frailty Aging. 2015; 4(1): 41-6.

The role of muscle in bone repair: the cells, signals, and tissue responses to injury

Shah, KN; Majeed, Z; Jonason, J; O'Keefe, RJ.

Current Osteoporoses Reports. 2013; 11(2): 130-135.