Dr. and Mrs. Byron Jay Hoffman, Jr. of Chapel Hill announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Marie Hoffman, to Dr. Mohamed Abdel Hakim, son of Dr. Magda Shady and Dr. Abdelhakim Shawki of Egypt.
The future bride graduated from UNC–CH with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and will graduate in May 2014, with a DDS from New York University. In July, she begins her pediatric dentistry residency at NYU.
The future groom graduated from Mansoura University, Egypt, with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery and then earned his DDS at New York University in May 2013 and presently is doing an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery internship at the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington, Connecticut. He begins an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency at Washington Hospital in DC in July 2014.
An August ceremony is planned at the Governors Club in Chatham County.