Sihem Boudina, Ph.D.

Professor, University of Utah
MD-PhD MSTP Admission Chair, University of Utah

Dr. Boudina was born in Algiers, Algeria. She did her undergraduate studies at the University of Science and Technology Houari Boumediene. She obtained her PhD degree from the University of Bordeau 2 and joined the University of Utah for post-doctoral training. She then joined the faculty at the University of Utah and has been promoted to full professor with tenure in 2023.

Her research is focused on understanding the mechanisms underlying metabolic diseases. She has published several manuscripts in metabolic research. Dr. Boudina has received numerous awards and achievements. She has taken on leadership positions at the University of Utah including chairing the College of Health College Council and the MD-PhD admission committee.

She is devoted to mentoring the next generation of scientists and promoting diversity in research.