Naila Faran


Age: 37

Saudi pioneering doctor and senior radiologic technologist with the Saudi Aramco Medical Services Organization (SAMSO) who became the first Saudi woman to earn the Nuclear Medicine Certification Board's certification specializing in nuclear medicine (a branch of medicine and medical imaging that uses nuclear properties of matter in diagnosis and therapy), who began her medical career when she attended the summer program organized by Saudi Aramco at the Faculty of Medical Sciences at Kind Saud University from 1998 to 1999 and who also was selected for the Nuclear Medicine Certification Program in California in 2006.

Cause of Death: Lengthy illness

Born: 1978

Died: November 12, 2015

Dhahran, Saudi Arabia