Dr. Ali Alrahma

Public Health Professional – Dubai Health Authority | United Arab Emirates

Dr. Ali Al Rahma is currently working in the Public Health Programs & Research Section, Public Health Protection Department, Dubai Health Authority (DHA) as a public health professional. His main tasks are conducting need assessments for developing public health strategies/policies and managing training programs for the public health workforce. Dr. Ali also worked on several DHA projects that aimed to improve community health in the emirate of Dubai such as the Tobacco Free Dubai, Happiness Pres […]

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Ashraf Mahmoud

Dr. Ashraf Mahmoud El Houfi

Consultant ICU Dubai Hospital | United Arab Emirates

Graduate of Alexandria Faculty of Medicine (Nov. 1984), with honor, Master Degree in Chest Diseases with a Critical care sub-specialty 1989 MRCP (UK) November 1997 and awarded FRCP (London) 2008. European Diploma of Intensive Care Medicine 2012 Currently, Consultant ICU Dubai Hospital. Examiner for the Royal College of Physician “UK”, Professor of Medicine Dubai Medical College, Chairman of the infection Control Committee Dubai Hospital.

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Mr. Brian de Francesca

Director Of Operations – Al Jalila Foundation | United Arab Emirates

Brian de Francesca is a Johns Hopkins educated expert in the use of digitalization and connectivity to improve healthcare quality, access and efficiency. Most specifically, in the use of platform technologies to increase, optimize and improve healthcare human resources – for which there is a significant global need. This has broad implications on healthcare staffing and facility design, development, number, location and the scope of services to be offered. Brian was first exposed to the trem […]

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Prof. Charles Doarn

Research Professor; MPH Program Director | USA

Charles Doarn serves as the inaugural director of UC’s Space Research Institute for Discoveryand Exploration. In addition, he is a Research Professor and the MPH Program Director in the Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences, Division of Public Health, University of Cincinnati (UC), College of Medicine. He also has academic appointments at the full professor level in Political Science at UC, Aerospace Medicine at Wright State University, and Emergency Medicine at George Washing […]

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Dr. Deena H. Elsori

Academic Advisor, Dean Of Faculty | United Arab Emirates

Dr. Deena Elsori is an Associate Professor and the Academic Advisor for the Dean of Faculty at Rabdan Academy. Before joining Rabdan Academy, she was the Associate Dean of Student Affairs for the College of Health Sciences at Abu Dhabi University. She Achieved several significant milestones and accredited for being a top-performing professor with excellent team leadership capabilities, constantly instilling a plethora of knowledge in students. Her Accolades included achieving distinguished facul […]

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Dr. Hala Abuzeid

Chairman of Critical Care Services, Al Ain Region-SEHA | United Arab Emirates

A nationally and internationally renowned expert intensivist and clinical leader, Hala Abuzeid, MBBS, MRCP, FACP, FRCP, FRCPI, DTM&H, MSc., CCST, ECMO, serves as the Chairman of the Department of Critical Care Medicine, Tawam & Al Ain Hospitals in Al Ain Region, the largest among SEHA Corporate Facilities, managed by Pure Health Company, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Prior to joining Tawam in 2020, she was a leading physician in CCM of Mafraq/Shakhbout Medical City in Abu Dhabi and an Assistant Profess […]

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Dr. Hussein Wehbe

Founder & Chief Everything Officer – Plug Mena | United Arab Emirates

Former Advisor at the UAE’s Prime Minister’s Office, a Public and Private Sector Leader with 20 years of Experience in the Service and Logistics Industry. Passionate about Citizen and Customer experience and a strong believer in Public Private Partnerships with a growing interest in bridging both sectors and exchanging best practices. An active member of several Advisory Boards and a passionate Public speaker, and a very active member of the Entrepreneurship community, a Supporter/ Men […]

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Dr. Kalthoom Al Bulooshi

Chief Innovation Officer | United Arab Emirates

Dr. Kalthoom AlBulooshi is currently the Director of the Training and Development Center and Chief Innovation Officer at Emirates Health Services. She’s a Family Physician Specialist with more than 22 years of experience in healthcare management and leadership. Dr. AlBulooshi strives towards excellence and innovation during her different roles she has held; including leading and managing 16 Hospitals of Ministry of Health and Prevention for 20 years and winning 25 international awards of exce […]

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Dr. Konstantin Logunov

Head of Maritime Health Division – CCM Group | Russia

Konstantin V. Logunov, born in Leningrad (USSR) in 1965, has been associated with the Maritime Health throughout his career. After studying medicine, he spent three years in the Navy as a ship’s doctor. Later, he completed residency training and began clinical practice as an attending surgeon at the Baltic Marine Hospital (St. Petersburg, Russia). At the same time, he took up a teaching position at the Department of Marine Health, conducting exclusive training courses for postgraduate medical st […]

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Dr. Louiza Chitour

Head of HealthTech & InsurTech, MENA, Plug and Play | United Arab Emirates

Dr. Louiza (Pharm D, MBA, Ph.D.) has 10+ years of experience in Healthcare, Pharma, Biotech and Digital Health industries in Asia (China) and the Middle East & Africa. Over the last 5 years in the UAE, she was responsible for assisting government institutions and private players in the biotech/pharma sector to strengthen their vaccine manufacturing capabilities across the MEA region and Pakistan. She is also the co-founder of a Digital Health venture “ Magikcraft ” that develops health edu […]

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Dr. Mazin Gadir

Director at IQVIA Payer Provider Government Group | United Arab Emirates

Dr. Mazin Gadir is also a Director at IQVIA Payer Provider Government Group and an External Advisor for healthcare government ministries and authorities with responsibility for Health strategy development, implementation, execution and Transformation. Prior to joining, Dr Mazin was a Senior Consultant at Dubai Health Authority, Organizational Transformation Office. Dr Mazin Gadir also worked in Healthcare Transformation Strategy and Digital Health Innovation at several companies, including Pr […]

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Prof. Mohamed El-Sadig

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Research Director | United Arab Emirates

1. Adjunct Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology, Gilling’s School of Public Health, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, USA, 2009 – 2014. 2. Research Director: “UAE Indoor Air, Health and Nutrition Study”. Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, UAE University, 2008-till present. 3. Research Coordinator. Roadway Transportation and Traffic Safety Research Centre, UAE University, 2004 – 2008. 4. Research Fellow and A […]

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Dr. Nahyan Helal

Adjunct Prof. and Consultant Occupational Medicine and Health | United Arab Emirates

Dr Nahyan Helal, PhD in Occupational Health from Post Graduate Medical School, Surrey University (UK), 2011 is also a MSc in Occupational Health from University of Surrey (UK), 2006. He graduated in General Medicine and General Surgery (MBBS) from Ovidius University (Romania), 2000. During his post-graduate training program, he was awarded the best MSc study from the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) in a student research competition. Dr. Nahyan was the founding member of the fi […]

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Dr. Norbert Nowotny

Professor of Virology | Austria

Norbert Nowotny is an Austrian-born virologist with a broad teaching and research interest and more than 30 years experience in all aspects of viral infectious diseases. He was educated at the University of Vienna and conducted his Ph.D. studies at the University of Vienna Medical School. He graduated to PhD sub auspiciis praesidentis rei publicae in January 1982. His research interests include virus infections at the environment / animal / human interface, emerging viral infections, viral zoono […]

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Dr. Remy Levastre

Advisory Director – Healthcare | United Arab Emirates

Remy Levastre, ex-GE Healthcare executive is holding more than 20 years hands-on experience in various Healthcare and Digital Health fields covering Advisory Services, Sales and Services, Digital transformation, Program management, Strategic partnerships, Customer Experience, IT professional services, Start-up mentoring. Remy is passionate by healthcare innovation, sustainable healthcare and disruptive digital healthcare solutions and making impact on the population health by co-creating tra […]

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Dr. Roaa Salman

Senior Specialist | United Arab Emirates

Born and raised in the UAE – Khorfakkan. Graduated from university of Khartoum – Faculty of Mathematical Sciences holding Bachelor of IT with Honors in 2013. She joined OCSHI now known as IQVIA for 4 years. Then she followed her passion and joined the University of Leeds – School of Medicine- Master of Health Informatics to graduate in July 2020. Then she worked for a startup in London in developing a secure channel for health data transaction followed by an exciting position at Dubai Heal […]

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Dr. Shahrukh Hashmi

Chairman, SEHA Oncology Council; Chairman, Dept. Oncology/Hematology, SSMC | United Arab Emirates

Dr. Shahrukh Hashmi is the acting Dean of Research at SSMC, Abu Dhabi, UAE. He graduated from Baqai Medical University, Pakistan, as the top graduate receiving Gold Medal from the President of Pakistan. He received Master’s Degree (MPH) from Yale University, Connecticut, USA. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Preventive Medicine/Public Health, Internal Medicine, and Hematology. He has been at Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, USA for >10 years. He started Mayo Clinic’s first BMT survivorship p […]

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Dr. Siddiq Anwar

Consultant Nephrologist and Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine | United Arab Emirates

Dr Sid Anwar is from India and did his post graduate professional training in the West. He trained in some of the leading academic centers in the world, in the UK, Europe and USA. He was a Consultant Nephrologist in Freeman Hospital Newcastle and King Faisal Hospital Riyadh before was brought to modernize the Renal Services in SEHA and grow its kidney transplant program He is keen on using data driven decision making in healthcare and process optimization to improve overall health care outcome […]

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Mr. Sunil Kumar

CEO-Dataflow | United Arab Emirates

Sunil Kumar is the CEO of the DataFlow Group, a world-leading provider of primary source verification, background screening and immigration compliance solutions. Sunil has held a number of high-profile senior management positions within multinational companies. Prior to joining the DataFlow Group, headquartered in Dubai, Sunil’s career has taken him around the globe, holding executive positions in his native country of India, the Philippines and Hungary with corporations such as Deutsc […]

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Ms. Tatum O’Sullivan

Board Member | USA

Experienced Risk Director with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital, physician practices, and health care industry. Skilled in Enterprise Risk Management, Improving the Safety Culture, Electronic Medical Record (EMR), Patient Safety, and Regulatory Compliance. Strong operations professional who is a nurse with a Masters in Health Services Administration, Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Manage […]

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Dr. Tom Loney

Associate Professor of Public Health & Epidemiology | United Arab Emirates

Dr Loney is an epidemiologist with broad interests and expertise in clinical and population-based research assessing the relationship between lifestyle, occupational, and environmental exposures and various health outcomes such as obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. He has worked in the UAE for the past 14 years conducting research and providing public, occupational, and environmental health advisory services to the defence, industrial, and healthcare sectors. Dr Loney is currently an […]

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Dr. Will Ponsonby

Immediate Past-President the Society of Occupational Medicine. Independent Occupational Medicine Consultant | United Kingdom

Qualified in Medicine Birmingham UK 1986.Trained in General Practice and Emergency Medicine. 1996 ran the medical service for AIOC/BP in Baku Azerbaijan. ISOS Regional Medical Director for Russian and Kazakhstan 4 years. 2002 UK, trained and board certified in Occupational Medicine and worked for Shell UK looking after the North Sea offshore workforce. 2006 transferred to The Hague for Shell, Corporate Health Adviser for Exploration and Production International. 2010 Shell Regional Manager for t […]

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Dr. Zakaria Al Attal

Senior Consultant for Organizational Development and International Accreditation. Supporting Quality at MOHAP- UAE | United Arab Emirates

Dr. Zakaria Zaki Al Attal is senior consultant for organizational development and international accreditation at the MOH/ UAE and the Director of Quality at Emirates Health Services (EHS). He is responsible to facilitate the development of quality and patient safety program in the MOH. Dr Al Attal is the main advisor in the (EHS) to quality, patient safety and international accreditation. He is chairing the Quality Forum of the EHS to oversee the quality program and facilitate the internationa […]

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