Executive Board

BOARD

FOUNDING MEMBERS AND EXECUTIVE BOARD

HONORARY FOUNDING MEMBERS

Prof. Dr. Sijmen Duursma, The Netherlands


* Prof. Dr. M.W. Ribbe
Department of Nursing Home Medicine
VU University Medical Center
The Netherlands

* Ms. Lesley Pocock
Publisher and Managing Director
Medi+WORLD International
Melbourne, Australia


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EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Chairman

*A. Abyad, MD, MPH, MBA, AGSF , AFCHSE
Chairman of Medical Education and Training, Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Director , Abyad Medical Center
President, Middle East Association on Age & Alzheimer's
Coordinator, Middle-East Network on Aging
Editor, Middle-East Journal of Family Medicine http://www.mejfm.com
Editor, Middle-East Journal of Age & Aging http://www.me-jaa.com
Tripoli, Lebanon

Co-Chairman
Dr Hashim Hasan Balubaid, M.B., ChB.SSC-Med., FACP

Assistant Professor King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University
Department of Internal Medicine
King Abdulaziz Medical City , National Guard Hospital
Riyadh , Saudi Arabia

Vice Chairman
Dr. Marwan Ramadan, FACP, AGSF

Senior consultant in the Dept of Geriatrics
Clinical assistant ? Weill Cornell School of medicine Qatar
Al Rumeilah Hospital
Hamad Medical Corporation
Doha, Qatar

Secretary
*Dr. Fawzi Amin

Under-Secretary For Training and Planning
Ministry of Health
Kingdom of Bahrain.

Organization & PR

Dr. Eyad Hamed Abu Matar
Head of home care
Qatar Foundation for the Elderly
Doha, Qatar

Treasurer

Dr. Sajedah Shaltoni
MBBS, JBFM, HSFM, DGG, MSGG
Consultant Family Medicine-Primary Health Care Corporation-Qatar

INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD

Chairman

*Prof. Jean-Pierre Michel M.D., FRCP, FRCPSG
Honorary Professor of Medicine Geneva University, Switzerland
Full Board Member of the French National Academy of Medicine, Paris
WHO expert of the "Ageing and Life Course" program
Past President of the European Union Geriatric Medicine Society (EUGMS)
Past President of the European Academy for Medicine of Ageing Academic (EAMA)
Geneva-Switzerland

Members

Prof Giovanni Gambassi M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Gerontology and Geriatric Sciences
the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Rome, Italy

*Prof Pálmi V. Jónsson, MD, FACP, FRCP
Chief of Geriatrics
Landspitali University Hospital
University of Iceland, School of Medicine
Reykjavik, Iceland


REGIONAL SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD

Chairman

*Prof. Tawfik A M Khoja
Director General
Council of Health Ministers for GCC States
Saudi Arabia

Members

Dr Mohammed Ali Abdulrahman
Geriatric Consultant, Head of Geriatric Unit
Dubai Health Authority
Rashid Hospital
Dubai, UAE
UAE

Dr Hadeel Saleh Al Othman
Internist and Geriatrician, Department Of Medicine.
Geriatric Medicine Unit In Charge, At Al-Sabah Hospital, State Of Kuwait.
Director of The Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Training Program for family physicians.
Member of the higher committee and operational committee of The National Program for The Care of the Elderly.
Kuwait

Dr. Salwa Abdulla Alsuwaidi,
MBBS, Ger. Dip, MRCP (UK)
Specialist Registrar- Geriatrics
Arab Board (Internal Medicine)
Head Quarter- Dubai Health Authority (DHA)
Dubai- UAE

Pr. Sonia Ouali Hammami
Internal Medicine Department-Endocrinology
Geriatric Unit
CHU F Bourguiba Monastir
Research Lab : Human Nutrition & metabolic disorder
University of Monastir
Tunisia

Dr. Mona Alshaik Almahmood
Elderly Health Focal Person, Primary Health Care
Ministry of Health
Kingdom of Bahrain

HONORARY MEMBERS

Prof Faisal Alnasir, MICGP, FRCGP, FFPH, PhD
Chairman; Dept of Family & Community Medicine
Arabian Gulf University
President; Scientific council of Family & Community Medicine
Arab Board for Health Specializations
WONCA EMR Advisor
General Secretary, International Society for the History of Islamic Medicine
Former, Chief Editor, Journal of Bahrain Medical Society
Bahrain

Prof. Nabil Kurashi
Professor of Family Medicine
College of Medicine, King Faisal University
Regional President, WONCA EMRO
Vice-Chairman, Arab Development Institute
Vice-President, Arab Development University of Bahrain

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* Founding members of MEAMA


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