Professor Mohamed Khattab is a professor of internal medicine, Cairo university since
He was the head of the internal medicine department , faculty of medicine, Cairo
university from 2010-9-1 to 2011-7-31.
He is the president of the Egyptian society of diabetes and lipidology.
He was the director of Kasr El-Aini vascular laboratory , Cairo University
hospitals from 1995-3-8 to 2010-4-26 .
He is the Vice President of the Mediterranean group for the study of diabetes since
Prof. Stefano Del Prato
Stefano Del Prato is Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism at the School of
Medicine, University of Pisa and Chief of the Section of Diabetes, University
of Pisa, Italy. His main research interests have always been the physiopathology and
therapy of type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance. He is a member of many societies
associations including the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) and
American Diabetes Association (ADA). He acts
as referee for numerous journals and has served on the Editorial Boards of major
scientific journals in the field of diabetes and metabolism. Professor Del Prato is
Vice-President of the EASD, past Chairman of the
European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes (EFSD), past President and Honorary
President of the Italian Society of Diabetology, and the current President of the
He has served as Chairman of the Scientific Committee
of the World Diabetes Congress, Dubai, UAE, in 2011.
He has published over
articles in peer-reviewed journals and has been awarded several honors including the
Prize of the Italian
Society of Diabetology for outstanding scientific activity and the Honorary
Professorship at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredya in Lima.
Dr. Charles Karuiki
Dr. Charles Kariuki MBchB Nairobi Kenya, FRCP (Lon.), FACC.
Dr. Kariuki is a member of the Kenya Cardiac society.
Dr. Kariuki trained in Cardiology at the Papworth Hospital of the University of
Cambridge and sub-specialized in Interventional Cardiology at the London Chest
He is registered as a cardiologist by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist
He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP), and a Fellow of the
American College of Cardiology (FACC) He is a Member of the British Cardiac
He is an admitting Consultant at The Nairobi Hospital and manages a Cardiac
Clinic at Ubora Heart based at the Nairobi Hospital with full range of ambulatory
care facilities. He has vast experience in Invasive and Coronary intervention as
well as complex pacing.
Dr. Mohammed Al-Areedh
MD, CABM, DOM, Internal medicine, assistant professor at AL-Kuffa university, college of
medicine, director of endocrinology and nephrology block, director of lipid clinic at
AL-Najaf teaching hospital.
Member of Iraqi diabetes association.
Member of European atherosclerosis society.
Member of international atherosclerosis society.
Has many publications in peer reviewed journals in the field of diabetes and lipidology
Prof. Silvio Inzucchi
Dr. Inzucchi received his undergraduate degree from Fordham University in New York City
and his M.D. degree from Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. He completed
his residency in Internal Medicine and his post-doctoral Fellowship in Endocrinology and
Metabolism at Yale-New Haven Hospital, in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He is currently
Professor of Medicine at the Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, where he
serves as Clinical Chief of the Section of Endocrinology, Medical Director of the Yale
Diabetes Center, and Program Director of the Endocrinology & Metabolism
Dr. Inzucchi has been an invited lecturer both nationally and internationally on many
topics, most pertaining to clinical diabetes management. He has authored or co-authored
more than 600 manuscripts, chapters, monographs, and abstracts, some published in the
most prestigious medical journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine and
JAMA. A former member of the editorial board of Diabetes Care and Associate Editor of
the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Dr. Inzucchi served as co-chair of
the writing group for the 2012 and 2015 ADA-EASD Position Statements on the Management
of Hyperglycemia in Type 2 Diabetes.
His current research interests include pharmacological antihyperglycemic therapy in both
the inpatient and outpatient settings; and the link between type 2 diabetes, insulin
resistance, and cardiovascular complications. He has held leadership roles in several
large clinical trials related to diabetes medications and their cardiovascular
Dr. Inzucchi is the 2015 recipient of the Leffell Award for Clinical Excellence from the
Yale Medicine, the Samuel Eichold II Memorial Award for Contributions in Diabetes from
the American College of Physicians in 2018, and Outstanding Physician-Clinician in
Diabetes Award from the American Diabetes Association in 2021.
Dr. Sabbour graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in basic Medical Sciences and
Degree in Medicine and Surgery from Kuwait University Faculty of Medicine in 1994
first class honors and was twice awarded His Highness the Emirs Gold Medal for
academic excellence in both degrees. He subsequently went on to train in Internal
Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease at SUNY Stony Brook in New York and was elected
resident and fellow of the year several times. He then
completed his training in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology at Massachusetts
Hospital Harvard Medical School and was appointed Clinical Instructor in Cardiology
Harvard Medical School in 2001 as well as SUNY
He has six American Board Certifications. He is currently
Board of Internal Medicine Certified in Cardiac Electrophysiology, Advanced Heart
failure and Transplant
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease , Internal Medicine, and Board Certified in
Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology. He has always been heavily involved in
and been on the teaching faculty at Brown University
since 2006. He was promoted to Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine and
at Brown University Warren Alpert School of Medicine in 2013.
Dr Sabbour has
been active in research and is currently an active
PI in two international multi-center trials in the field of pacing and ICDs and has
several publications in the field .He was also appointed the Internal Medicine
program director at Al Ain Hospital as well
as Arab Board Cardiology fellowship site co-director . He has been practicing in
Island for 11 years and moved to the UAE in 2013 to be on staff as Consultant
Cardiologist at SEHA (SKMC, Mafraq, Al Ain Hospital and
Tawam) Hospitals , he recently moved to CCAD in 2016 . His main clinical interests
expertise are in the management of Arrhythmias & Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation ,
Advanced CHF and Pulmonary Hypertension and Adult
Congenital Heart Disease , as well as familial hyperlipidemia and complex lipid
disorders .He is a co PI in the Gulf Familial Hyperlipidemia Registry and co-author
the Middle East Dyslipidemia Guidelines as well as the
Gulf ICD Registry and Practical Guidance on Anticoagulation for Atrial Fibrillation
the Middle East .
Dr. Hiba Barghouti
Dr. Hiba Barghouthi is a consultant Nephrologist in private practice and currently
Clinical Director of Dialysis and Nephrology at Abdali Hospital and Medical Center
Dr. Barghouthi received
her medical degree from University of Jordan with honors; she completed her Internal
Medicine Residency at State University of New York, and Nephrology Fellowship at
Hopkins University School of Medicine then joined
the Division of Renal Medicine at Johns Hopkins as a Clinical Nephrologist and then
Director of the Outpatient Renal Clinic.
She is American Board certified in
Internal Medicine and Nephrology. She is a member of
the board of directors of the Jordan Society of Nephrology and Renal Transplant. Dr.
Barghouthi is the Deputy Chair of the Executive Committee of the Medical Board at
Hospital and Medical Center; a 200-bed multi-specialty
hospital in Amman-Jordan. Dr. Barghouthi has special interest in lupus nephritis,
health and kidney disease and awareness/screening programs for Diabetes and CKD.
Prof. Dr. Lufti Korbi
Consultant, Nephrology Director, Nephrology Fellowship Training Program Director,
Peritoneal Dialysis Department of Medicine (MBC 46)
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
Member, M&M Committee, Department of Medicine
Member, Nephrology Committee, Saudi Commission for Health Specialties
Head, National Kidney Disease Committee, Saudi Arabia (MOH)
Head, Nephrology Fellowship Scientific Committee, Saudi Commission for Health
Director of Nephrology National Committee Saudi Health Council.
Member, National Program to Care for Patients with ESKD
Prof. Melanie Davies
Melanie Davies is Professor of Diabetes Medicine at the University of Leicester and
Honorary Consultant Diabetologist at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS
Leicester, UK. She is based in the Diabetes Research Centre, University of Leicester
and is also the Co-Director of the Leicester Diabetes Centre, which has over 160
research staff, at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. She trained at
Sheffield and then completed her training at Cambridge,
Ipswich and Leicester. Professor Davies’ research interests include the causes,
screening, prevention, self-management and treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus.
a National Institute for Health Research Senior Investigator
Emeritus and Director of the NIHR Leicester Biomedical Research Centre. Professor
is the Principal Investigator on a number of large global studies in the field of
diabetes, obesity, physical activity, sedentary
behaviour and cardiovascular disease and has served as an expert for the National
Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) on a number of guideline groups.
Professor Davies was co-chair of EASD/ADA’s Consensus Report
on T2DM Management.
Professor Davies has published over 600 original articles
national and international peer-reviewed journals, sFsheuch as the Lancet, NEJM and
BMJ and has
over £60M of peer review grant funding. She was awarded the CBE (Commander of the
Excellent Order of the British Empire) in the 2016 New Year’s Honour’s List for
to diabetes research and awarded Fellowship
of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2018.
Dr. Mary N Rizk
Dr. Mary N Rizk is a professor of Internal Medicine and Endocrinology at Cairo
University since 2013. In 1999, she obtained a two-year fellowship in Endocrinology
UW, Madison, USA In 2003 she got an M.D. degree in Internal Medicine at Cairo
Her academic career at Cairo University involves supervision of residency education
program, clinical examination, and research. She also works in private practice
in Cairo. She also gives CME lectures for working
Dr. Rizk is an active part of the scientific community. She is a
member of the Endocrine Society, the Egyptian Society of Endocrinology, the Egyptian
Association of Endocrinology
Diabetes and Atherosclerosis, and the Egyptian Society of Diabetes and Lipidology.
has authored numerous publications and abstracts and supervised many of her
Masters and PhD theses and served as the Egyptian
representative and a member of the Global Advisory Task alliance with the Endocrine
society USA in June 2016. She also serves on the advisory board of several
Dr. Riaz Motara
Dr Riaz Motara is a Johannesburg-based cardiologist and physician MBBCh (WITS),
with a specific interest in cardiac-endocrinology and preventative cardiology.
Dr Motara is affiliated to the Health Professional
Council of South Africa, College of Medicine of South Africa, the South African
Society and The South African Hypertension Society. He is also the brainchild and
Dr. Peter Lin
Dr. Peter Lin started his studies in the Faculty of Science and Engineering at the
University of Toronto. Midway through, he moved over to the Faculty of Medicine
completed his studies and with his analytic mindset became involved with research.
Over the years it became apparent that there was a wide chasm between research and
clinical practice and hence, he moved into clinical practice in primary care and
eventually into teaching in order to help bridge this gap.
He has served in the past as the medical director at the University of
Health and Wellness Centre at Scarborough for seven years. Currently, he is the
of Primary Care Initiatives at the Canadian
Heart Research Centre. He continues to be a lecturer and speaker with two busy
practices in Toronto. His interests are varied and he has had the pleasure of
in various countries. Dr. Lin’s audience has varied
from the public to students and to specialists. In an effort to raise the
base of the general population, Dr. Lin has spoken at public forums directly to the
public. He has been a medical expert for a series
on the Discovery channel. He is also the health columnist for CBC Radio and is heard
across Canada and has been actively tracking the COVID-19 pandemic.
journals, he has been guest editor for magazines
such as Focus on Cardiology. He is a consultant for Perspectives in Cardiology, and
on of the editorial board for The Canadian Alzheimer Disease Review. Dr. Lin was the
chairman of the Dementia Congress in the United
States for 4 years. He has also served on the editorial board of Pri-Med Institute
which provides education for physicians. He was chairman of the CV summit in Madrid
and spoke at the European Society of Cardiology
meeting in Barcelona in 2009. Dr. Lin received a teaching award from the College of
Family Physicians in 2011. He is also an assistant editor for Elsevier Practice
Web Portal in the United States. He was one of the
authors in the vascular protection section of the Canadian Diabetes Guidelines in
and 2018 Diabetes Canada Guidelines.
Dr. Mohamed Hassanein
Dr Hassanein is a senior consultant in Endocrinology and Diabetes at Dubai Hospital,
Dubai, UAE since 2014. He holds an Academic post of Senior Lecturer, and Associate
Director for Postgraduate Diabetes Education, Cardiff University. UK since 2007 and
was appointed to the post of Consultant in the Department of Endocrinology and
at BCUHB, UK, in 2002. Dr Hassanein graduated from the Faculty of Medicine,
main research interest is in the field of diabetes and Ramadan. He co-authored
recommendations papers on this subject for the American Diabetes Association (ADA)
2005 and 2010, and for the British Medical Journal in
2010 as well as the IDF-DAR practical guidelines, 2016. Dr Hassanein has
the first author and/or a co-author in numerous studies in this field. He has
over 50 papers and has presented more than
30 oral presentations at national and international meetings.