“Prof El Habachi, Prof. of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Executive Director of Alexandria Clinical Research Centre and principal investigator of project entitled Upgrading of Alexandria Clinical Research Center into a center of Scientific Excellence in clinical trials funded by STDF. She is a multilingual physician with a track record of establishing multinational partnerships, and teaches in both the English and French divisions of the faculty of medicine, Alexandria University. She has been pivotal in establishing the University Clinical Research Center and promoting its role since its creation in 2006. Part of her pre-doctoral training was conducted in the Heart Science Centre of Harefield Hospital and Imperial College in the UK, from January 2001 till July 2002. In May 2006 she studied research governance and administration, specifically clinical research and GCP guidelines at the University of Maryland in the USA. She has organised and participated in a number of workshops, seminars, and conferences in clinical research within Egypt and abroad. She has a broad research experience in national and international projects. She received different awards from Faculty of Medicine, she was awarded the Best Young Staff Member in the Faculty of Medicine for the year 2007 by the Egyptian Medical Syndicate and she was awarded by faculty shield from Armed Forces College of Medicine in 2018.