GLP-1 Receptor Agonists in the Management of Diabetes

Date: July 16, 2020 @ 20.30-21.30 (Time Zone: GMT+3, Saudi Arabia)

Presented by: Dr. Yousef Saleh

Moderated by: Dr. Nasser Aljuhani

2020/07/16 20:30:00

Dr. Yousef Saleh
President, AACE Gulf Chapter
Associate Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology
King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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Dr Yousef AL Saleh graduated in 1991 from King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He completed 3 years of residency training in Internal Medicine at King Faisal Specialist hospital and King Abdulazeez Medical City (KAMC) in Riyadh. He completed the Membership of The Royal College of Physicians (London), MRCP (U.K.) in 1994 and the Arab Board of Medicine in 1996. Subsequently he completed his Fellowship Training in Endocrinology and Diabetes at The University of California, San Diego in 1998. He re-joined KAMC as consultant of Medicine and Endocrinology since then.

He was appointed as Assistant Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology, King Saud University for Health Sciences in 2009 and is awaiting his promotion to Associate Professor very soon.

Dr AL Saleh is currently the head division of Endorinology at the department of medicine, King Abdulazeez Medical City in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He was elected as the President of The Scientific Council of Medicine at the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties in Jan 2011.

The council is responsible for all Board Training and Certification in Internal Medicine in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Dr AL Saleh is the establishing Secretary General of The Saudi Osteoporosis Society and served that job from 2009 to 2011 and is still board member. He is the establisher of the Saudi Fellowship of Diabetes to be launched in Jan 2016

He is a fellow of The American College of Endocrinology. And member of many hospital and national committees. He has 21 publications in peer reviewed journals in the field of diabetes and endocrinology particularly on aspects of diabetes, metabolic syndrome and Vitamin D in Saudi Arabia. Lately, this year (2015)  he published the first ever Saudi National Guidelines on Osteoporosis and is currently putting the latest touches on a book for patients with Diabetes. He currently serves as the president of AACE Gulf Chapter.

Dr. Nasser Aljuhani
Consultant Endocrinologist
East Jeddah Hospital
Jeddah, KSA

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Nasser Rajallah  Al Juhani is consultant internist & endocrinologist at East Jeddah hospital (300-bed capacity) & King Abdulaziz hospital (450-bed capacity)  MOH,JCI-accredited hospitals, Jeddah, KSA since 2004. Aljuhani was graduated 1994 from King Abdulaziz university, Jeddah, KSA. He completed his residency training program in internal medicine  at King Abdualziz hospital & oncology center, Jeddah at 2000. He completed his two years fellowship program in endocrinology & metabolism at King Faisal specialist hospital & research center, Riyadh, KSA, 2004.He awarded Arab Board (ABIM), Saudi Board (SBIM) & Membership of Royal College of Physician of Internal Medicine (MRCP,UK) certifications of Internal  Medicine at 2001.He obtained Fellowship of Royal College of Physician of Internal Medicine – Endocrine,(FRCP),UK, Edinburg, U.K, 2009 & Membership of Royal College of Physician of Endocrinology & Diabetes (MRCP,UK) 2017.

He had more than 16 years’ experience of managing various types of endocrine disorders & diabetes .He is the chief of executive committee -Jeddah of Saudi society of endocrinology & metabolism(SSEM) since 2011 & secretary of AACE gulf chapter. He is actively involved in  many local endocrine scientific activities. He is  a member of many hospital wide committees &  local, regional, international  scientific associations. He has 15 publications in peer reviewed journals.

He is a Certified Professional in Health Care Quality (CPHQ)  & awarded Professional Post Graduate Diploma in Healthcare & Hospital Management at from American university .He was the chief of Internal Medicine at East Jeddah hospital ,2017 -2018 & the Supervisor of Endocrine & Diabetes health care services, Jeddah region ,MOH, KSA 2017. He was appointed as Director of ALThagar General Hospital, Jeddah, KSA,  2012 – 2016 & Supervisor General of New Jeddah East Hospital project, Jeddah, KSA.2012- 2013 .He was appointed as Assistant supervisor general for medical affair (Medical director) & chief of internal medicine at king Abdul-Aziz Hospital & Oncology center ( KAAH&OC), Jeddah, KSA. He was deputy chairman of medical education  & Director, Saudi board internal medicine residency Training program at KAAH&OC, Jeddah  2004 – 2006.He have vast experience in health care quality accrediting bodies standards: Central Board Accreditation of Health Care Institutions (CBAHI) & Joint Commission international (JCI).

  • 20.30-20.35

    Presented by Dr. Nasser Aljuhani

  • 20.35-21.20

    GLP-1 Receptor Agonists in the Management of Diabetes
    Presented by Dr. Yousef Saleh

  • 21.20-21.30


  • Endocrinologists
  • Pediatricians
  • Internist
  • Diabetologists

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