Regional Faculty

Dr. Aisha Alsenani
Dr. Ali Al Qerni
Dr. Fatheya Alawadi

  • Consultant Endocrinologist & the Head of the Endocrine Department-Dubai Hospital.
  • Chairperson of Diabetes Combat and Control Committee – DHA
  • Member of National Diabetes Committee
  • General Secretary of EDS
  • Senior Lecturer at Dubai Medical College
  • Host examiner for MRCP, PACES exam.
  • Actively involved in various studies in diabetes and endocrinology with several publications in the field of diabetes and Ramadan

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Dr. Maryam Al Saeed

  • Senior Specialist in Internal Medicine, Diabetes & Endocrinology

  • Dr. Al Saeed qualified in medicine from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland,
  • Dublin in 2007. She completed her basic specialist training in internal medicine in Beaumont Hospital,
  • Dublin and the University Hospital, Galway in 2012 and was awarded the Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom. She continued her training as a registrar in Endocrinology and Diabetes at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital in Dublin before joining the Endocrinology Department at Dubai Hospital, UAE in 2015 where she has been actively involved in the adult endocrine and diabetes outpatient and inpatient service.
  • Dr. Al Saeed also holds a Masters in Medical Science degree in Health Informatics from the National University of Ireland, Galway with a thesis on dietary and medical management of morbid obesity. She is as well certified by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists in endocrine neck sonography and fine needle aspiration biopsy of thyroid nodules.
  • She has a special interest in the management of obesity, diabetes, and thyroid disorders.

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Dr. Ibrahim Aljanahi

  • Dr.Al-Janahi is Senior Consultant Endocrinology, Diabetes and metabolism at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC). He graduated from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland in 1989 and completed residency training in Internal Medicine at HMC and The University of Illinois at Chicago School of Medicine, USA in 1995. He then completed fellowship training program in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, USA in 1997. He subsequently joined Endocrinology Division at HMC. Dr.Al-Janahi is a member of several academic and administrative committees at HMC and currently he is the chairman of the HMC Endocrine Inpatients Guidelines Committee. Also he is a member of the American Diabetes Association (ADA), American College of Physicians (ACP), American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and Endocrine Society. His main area of interest is patients care and conducting teaching activities for students, residents and fellows as well as clinical research in diabetes and obesity.

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Dr. Mohamed Hassanein

  • Consultant Endocrinology, Dubai Hospital, DHA, UAE.
  • Senior Lecturer & Associate Director of Postgraduate Diabetes Education, Cardiff University, UK.
  • Chair of DAR International Alliance.

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Prof. Morsi Arab

  • Former Head of the department of Medicine , Currently Emeritus Professor of Medicine , University of Alexandria.
  • Founder and holder of leading positions of The Egyptian Diabetes Associations , The Arab, the Mediterranean, Pan African & Asian Groups for the Study of Diabetes during the past 50 years.
  • Held leading positions of IDF as Regional Chair , Vice President , and member of the Board for 24 years.
  • Academic achievements ; author of 12 books in Medicine and history of Medicine , author of hundreds of publications & reviewer for 6 national and international scientific periodicals .
  • Special fields of interest in diabetes Epidemiology, education , socioeconomics and Diabetes National Program development.
  • Received Scholarships and honorary posts from the British council , University of London ( 1961) , WHO (1975) , University of North Carolina ( 1976) and University of Illinois USA ( visiting professor, 1976)
  • Received Honours from The University of Alexandria and several Arab and Middle East universities.
  • Received IDF Honours for Out standing Services ( 2009) , The IDF Global Award ( 2014) and IDF Award for Life Achievements ( 2017)
  • Founder and President of The Morsi Arab Foundation for Cultural and Humanitarian Developments , member of the Egyptian union of writers and President of the Alexandria Faculty of Medicine Alumni Association.

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Dr. Majedah Abdul-Rasool

  • Majedah AbdulRasoul, assistant professor of pediatric endocrinology in the faculty of medicine, Kuwait University.
  • After graduation from the same medical school, she did her pediatric residency program in McMaster University, Hamilton Canada as well as the American Board of pediatrics.
  • She did her fellowship program in Pediatric Endocrinology in The Hospital of Sick Children, Toronto, Canada, where insulin was discovered.
  • She established pediatric endocrinology units in 2 major hospitals in Kuwait and is currently managing around 400 children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes, including 100 on insulin pump.
  • Currently she is involved in teaching undergraduate students in the faculty of medicine as well as postgraduates in pediatric residency program and the endocrine subspecialty program.
  • She has multiple publications in pediatric diabetes and endocrinology in highly reputed journals, and she published a book on type 1 diabetes in Arabic, directed to the patients and their care-givers.
  • She is a member in various national and international diabetes societies.

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Dr. Mousa Khoursheed
Dr. Rihab Alwotayan

  • MBBCH/Diploma of Family Medicine/MRCGP
  • International/MCH Fellowship
  • McGill University – IBCLC.

  • Director of Primary Health Care Department,
  • Director of Department of International Organizations,
  • Ministry Of Health - Kuwait.

  • Dr. Rihab AlWotayan is currently working as Director of Primary Health Care Department and Director of Department of International Organizations in Ministry of health - Kuwait.

  • Bachelor of Medical Science, Kuwait University 1989.
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery MB BCH, January 1992, Faculty of Medicine- Kuwait University.
  • The Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Examination, September 1994
  • Diploma of Family Medicine MRCGP/International, May-1997
  • Clinical Fellowship in Maternal & Child Health (MCH) McGill University- Canada, 1998- 2000
  • Research Assistant to the Women’s Health Research Group, Department of Family Medicine, Jewish General Hospital- Canada, 2000-2001
  • International Board Certified Lactation Consultant IBCLC, July 2004 (IBCLC number 304- 72107)

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