SPEAKERS

Muhammad Abdul-Ghani, MD, PhD
Director, Diabetes and Obesity Research Unit
Hamad Medical Corporation
Doha, Qatar

Abdul Badi Abou-Samra, MD
Chairman, Internal Medicine Department
Hamad Medical Corporation
Doha, Qatar

Stephen L. Atkin, MBBS, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar (WCMC-Q)
Doha, Qatar

Asma Deeb, DCH, MRCP, MD, CCST, FRCPCH
Consultant Pediatric Endocrinologist
Mafraq Hospital
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Hossein Gharib, MD, MACP, MACE
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Minnesota, United States of America

Amir H. Hamrahian, MD
Chief of Endocrinology, Medical Subspecialties Institute
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Ahmed Hassoun, MD, FACE, FACP
Associate Professor
Dubai Medical University
Consultant Endocrinologist
Dubai Diabetes Center
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Selwa Al Hazzaa, MD, FRCS
Professor of Ophthalmology
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Rabih Hijazi, MD, FACE
Physician, Medical Subspecialties Institute
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Gregory Kaltsas, MD, PhD, FRCP
Professor of Endocrinology
National and Kapodistrian University
Athens, Greece

Walid Kaplan, MD, FAAP, ABP
Chief of Pediatric Endocrinology
Tawam Hospital
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Aly B. Khalil, MD, FACE
Consultant Diabetologist and Endocrinologist
Imperial College London Diabetes Center
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Eric Kilpatrick, MBChB, MD, FRCPath, FRCP
Division Chief, Clinical Chemistry
Sidra Medical and Research Center
Doha, Qatar

Carel Le Roux, MBChB, MSC, FRCP, FRCPath, PhD
Professor of Experimental Pathology
Diabetes Complications Research Centre, Conway Institute, University College Dublin
Dublin, Ireland

David Leslie, MD, FRCP
Professor of Diabetes and Autoimmunity
Blizard Institute, University of London
London, United Kingdom

Mussa Al Malki, MD
Consultant Endocrinologist
King Fahad Medical City
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Graham McMahon, MD, FACE
Adjunct Professor
Northwestern University
Illinois, United States of America

Enrico Papini, MD
Director, Endocrinology and Metabolism
Ospedale Regina Apostolorum Hospital
Rome, Italy

Dawood Al Riyami, MD
Consultant Nephrologist
Sultan Qaboos University
Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

Yousef Al Saleh, MD
Division Head and Consultant Endocrinologist, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology
King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Bashir Salih, MD, FRCOG
Chair, Obstetric Medicine Department
Corniche Hospital
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Paul Stewart, MD, FRCP, FMedSci
Dean and Professor of Medicine
University of Leeds
Leeds, United Kingdom

Joseph Verbalis, MD
Professor of Medicine and Physiology, Chief, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Georgetown University Medical Center
Washington D.C., United States of America

John Wilding, MD, FRCP
Professor of Medicine, Honorary Consultant Physician
Obesity and Endocrinology Clinical Research
Institute of Ageing and Chronic Disease, Aintree University Hospital
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Michael Mingzhao Xing, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Oncology and Pathology, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Maryland, United States of America

William Young, Jr., MD, MSc
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Minnesota, United States of America

Ali S. Alzahrani, MD, FACE
Consultant Endocrinologist, Professor of Medicine
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Alfaisal University
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia