Dr. Hammami is a graduate of Aleppo University, Syria. Dr. Hammami completed his postdoctoral research in Pediatrics at the Newborn Center of the University of Tennessee in Memphis, and then accepted a faculty appointment at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan and a research position at the Detroit Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Hammami was involved in many clinical studies ranging from the effect of infant formula on bone mineralization in newborns to new childhood vaccine trials. In 2006 he was granted the American Medical Association (AMA) foundation for Excellence in Medicine and Leadership award for his public health advocacy and community work. He is listed in the Marquis 2006–2007 “Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare,” Strathmore’s 2006–2007 “Who’s Who in Healthcare” and Madison’s “Who’s Who in the World 2008–2009.”
Dr. Hammami served as Executive Director of the National Arab American Medical Association (NAAMA) between from 2006 to 2009 and was recently elected as president for 2011. He currently serves as the Chief of Health Operations of Wayne County Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Hammami is a member of several professional and honor societies and has had many publications in different medical journals.