Dr. Ahmed Hassoun
Professor, Consultant Endocrinologist
Dubai Medical University, Dubai Diabetes Center
First President, AACE Gulf Chapter
United Arab Emirates
Ahmed A.K. Hassoun completed his fellowship in Endocrinology at the Mayo Clinic, and then joined the Endocrinology staff at Mayo Clinic.
Dr. Hassoun is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Endocrinology. In addition, he is also an active member of: American Diabetes Association (ADA), the Endocrine Society (ES), and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE). His previous appointments included: Chief of Endocrinology, Clinical Assistant Professor at Wayne State University in Michigan and the faculty of Medicine, UAE University.
He has been actively participating in developing and updating the UAE Diabetes guidelines, educating & training doctors & other healthcare providers, as well as conducting research in the field of diabetes & endocrinology. He also published more than 40 papers and abstracts in peer-reviewed journals.
Dr. Hassoun is a co-founder of the monthly UAE Endocrinology meetings (Endocrine club), and since 2006 he has been the active organizer/moderator of these meetings encouraging up-to-date dialogue amongst endocrinologists in UAE.
In addition, he was the founding and 1st President of the AACE GC, which was established in 2012. His idea of establishing endocrine review course by AACE GC was welcomed and accepted by the board. He co-directed and chaired the 1st, in 2015, AACE Gulf Endocrine Review Course and co-directed the course in 2016. This course are being done yearly since and been rated highly by the junior and senior endocrinologists in our Gulf and MENA region.