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Samantha G. Maliha, MD, MS

  • Resident (Integrated)

Dr. Maliha, originally from the Philadelphia and South Jersey area, graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a major in Biology and a minor in Chemistry in 2014. She went on to graduate from the NYU School of Medicine with a dual degree (MD/MSCI) in 2019. Her NIH-funded masters thesis focused on pediatric bone tissue engineering, for which she was awarded the prestigious Paul Black Junior Investigator Award, as well as on a number of projects studying 3D medical modeling and printing. Dr. Maliha began her training as an integrated Plastic Surgery resident at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in July 2019. Outside of academia, she enjoys singing and playing piano, traveling, and biking around town.

Member of the ASPS/PSF 2022 Committee for Wellness – 2022 to present
Member of the ASPS/PSF 2022 Committee for Resident Curriculum Development – 2022 to present
American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons (ASMS) Resident Representative – 2019 to present
Paul Black Junior Investigator Award in Basic Science (American Cleft-Palate-Craniofacial Association, ACPA) – 2018
Paul Black Junior Investigator Co-Chair (American Cleft-Palate-Craniofacial Association, ACPA) – 2019
Community Service Program Award (100+ Hours of Service), NYU – 2018
Summa Cum Laude, University of Pennsylvania – 2014
Induction into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars - 2011
Induction into the International Scholar Laureate Program – 2011
Dean’s List, University of Pennsylvania – 2010-2014
Research Interests

Dr. Maliha has authored and/or co-authored nearly 20 published scientific manuscripts as well as over 25 abstracts for presentation at regional, national, and international meetings. Dr. Maliha's research covers a wide range of topics including but not limited to bone tissue engineering and 3D-printing as well as craniofacial, hand, and aesthetic surgery.

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