Dr. Ebaa Al-Ozairi

Consultant Endocrinologist and Nutritionist, Chief Medical Officer
Dasman Diabetes Institute
Kuwait, Kuwait

Ebaa Al-Ozairi is the Chief Medical Officer at Dasman Diabetes Institute, a Consultant Diabetes, Endocrine and Nutrition and an Assistant Professor at Kuwait University. She is also the current President of the AACE Gulf Chapter.

She completed her intercalated BMSc (Hons) in Molecular Pathology at Dundee University (UK) and graduated from Aberdeen University (UK) for her medical undergraduate studies. Dr. Al-Ozairi received His Highness the President Award for high school and medical school performance. She then joined Newcastle University (UK) for her specialist training in diabetes and endocrinology and was the first Kuwaiti to complete her CCT in Diabetes and Endocrine. During her postgraduate studies in the UK, Dr. Al-Ozairi was awarded The Fulbright Fellowship to Joslin Diabetes Institute, affiliates of Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA.

Her research interest includes diabetes education, technology and metabolic surgery.

She has been accredited by the Royal College of Physician (UK) as a Medical Educator and is an Associate Practitioner at the UK Higher Education National Academy having completed teaching fellowship. She completed her fellowship in obesity and holds the American Board for Physician Nutrition Specialist and is a fellow at the American College of Nutrition. She completed her Rabkin Fellowship in Medical Education at Harvard Medical School and was the Phase 3 Director of Medical Education at Kuwait University.

Dr. Al-Ozairi is a reviewer for Diabetic Medicine, Obesity, Practical International Diabetes and Clinical Endocrinology. She has 3 chapters in international books, is an author in Medscape, Bariatric Times and Endodiabology and has several publications. Dr. Al-Ozairi has more than 50 oral presentations in regional and international conferences and has won various awards such as His Highness the Amir Gold Medal Electronic Award and the Arab Regional Award for e-technology for co-founding the most comprehensive Arabic Diabetes Website.