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CONFERENCE FACULTY

Abdulaziz Al Mulaik
Consultant Emergency & Critical Care Medicine
Head of Medical Education Division
Department of Emergency Medicine
King Saud University Medical City
Saudi Arabia
Abdulaziz Boker
Professor, Consultant and Chairman, Department of Anesthesia and ICU
Director of Clinical Skills and Simulation Center at the College of Medicine
King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Boker is the current Chairman of the Exam committee of the Saudi & Arab Scientific Boards of Anesthesia and Intensive Care at Saudi Commission of Heath Specialties (SCHS) and Arab Board of Medical Specialties, respectively. He is the past Chairman of the Saudi Scientific Board of Anesthesia and Intensive Care at SCFHS. During his term as Board chairman, Dr. Boker led a major curriculum reform for the national training program in anesthesia and critical care medicine in Saudi Arabia and many other Arab countries. He obtained his medical college degree from King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah with honors, he then obtained Royal College of Canada certification in anaesthesia and masters of medical education. Dr. Boker has very active involvement in medical education and Health Simulation at local, regional, national, and international levels.

Dr. Boker was the founding chairman for the Academic Department of Medical Education in 2006, and also founded of the King Abdulaziz University Clinical Skills and Simulation Center (KAU CSSC) in 2007 at college of medicine, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. In 2016 and 2017, KAU CSSC achieved full accreditation status from Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and Society of Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) in all accreditations standards, namely, core, teaching/learning, assessment, integration and Research in Simulation-Based Education. Also, in August 2017, the KAU CSSC team received the ASPIRE award, Simulation Category, from the AMEE( Association of Medical Education in Europe). KAU CSSC has become the first and only simulation center in the world to receive these three distinguished recognitions.

Given his outstanding record of educational program improvements and reforms, he was the first recipient of the "International Residency Educator of the Year (2014) Award" from the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC). ). In 2016, he was also the first recipient of the "Regional Excellence in Simulation Award" from 3rd UAE simulation & 2nd Society of Simulation Applied to Healthcare in Europe (SESAM) MENA Regional conference.

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Abdulla Al Kaabi
Emergency Medicine Specialist
Emergency Department
Zayed Military Hospital
United Arab Emirates
Abdullah Al Hadhira
Emergency Medicine Consultant,
Emergency Medicine Residency Program Director
Johns Hopkins ARAMCO Healthcare
Dhahran Health Center Disaster Management Chairman.
Saudi Arabia
Abdul Rahman Al Qahtani
Saudi Arabia
Abu Hassan A Abdullah
Malaysia
Ahmad Wazzan
President, Saudi Society of Emergency Medicine
Saudi Arabia

Dr. Wazzan is the president of the Saudi society of emergency medicine. He is working as an assistant professor of Emergency Medicine & trauma in King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for health sciences, Ministry of National Guard health affairs, Jeddah, KSA. He is a member of the scientific board of emergency medicine in the Saudi board of emergency medicine by the Saudi commission for health specialties. He is an examiner in both the Saudi and Arab Board of Emergency Medicine.

He is a certified emergency department director by the ACEP emergency department directors' academy “EDDA” and a certified emergency department executive "CEDE" by the International emergency department leadership institute.

He was invited as a speaker and a chairperson in many national and international meetings.

He has special interest in patient flow, process improvement, trauma care, and mass gathering health

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Ahmed Humaid
Emergency Physician Consultant
Zayed Military Hospital
United Arab Emirates
Alejandro Baez
United States of America
Amin Kazzi
Lebanon
Ammar Al Kashmiri
Senior Consultant Emergency Physician | Emergency Department | Khoula Hospital
Associate Program Director | Emergency Medicine Residency | Oman Medical Specialty Board
Senior Clinical Lecturer | College of Medicine & Health Sciences | Sultan Qaboos University
Chairman | EM Clinical Services Development Committee | Ministry of Health Muscat | Oman
Amna Al Mazmi
United Arab Emirates
Aref Malabarey
Emergency and Critical Care consultant
King Saud University Medical City
Saudi Arabia
Arif Alper Cevik
Visiting Faculty, Professor of Emergency Medicine
Eskisehir Osmangazi University Medical Center, Turkey
Associate Professor, Internal Medicine
Coordinator, Emergency Medicine Clerkship
United Arab Emirates University
United Arab Emirates
Asaad Shuja
Chairmen of Emergency Department
Specialized Medical Centre
Saudi Arabia
Balamurugan Rathinavelu
Consultant Radiologist
Mafraq Hospital
United Arab Emirates

I am currently working as a full time Consultant Radiologist since 9th of June 2014 at Mafraq Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Mafraq Hospital is a JCI accreditated Hospital with a Level 1 trauma care. I do 1 in 9 on call with onsite cover for all acute specialties.

Lead Radiologist for every day surgical and trauma clinical conference at Mafraq Hospital and once a week Tumour board conference. Introduced and developed MRI Liver, MRI small bowel and CT Colonography imaging services at Mafraq Hospital. I also support and provide non vascular interventional services locally.

Previous Post in UK

I was working as a consultant Radiologist at Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS , UK between Oct 2006 and May 2014. Chesterfield Royal Hospital is a 640-bedded Secondary care District General Hospital with 24 hours accident and emergency department

I am a General Radiologist with a special interest in Abdominal and Non Vascular Interventional Radiology. Lead Radiologist for colorectal, upper GI cancer MDT and Carcinoma of unknown primary MDT as well as inflammatory bowel disease MDT.

I did two sessions of routine interventions, one session of ultrasound, one session of fluoroscopy and four sessions of cross sectional imaging in UK.

Successfully completed yearly Consultant Appraisal at Chesterfield Royal Hospital. Completed 360degree multi source feedback appraisal in year 2008 and 2012 at Chesterfield Hospital with an excellent feedback.

Achieved clinical excellence award from the local Hospital with 2 points in 2010.

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Bethany L. Ballinger, MD, FAAEM, FACEP
Academic Chair & Program Director
HCA UCF Emergency Medicine Residency of Greater Orlando
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA
Brent Morgan
United States of America

Dr. Morgan is a Professor and Vice Chair in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Emory University in Atlanta, GA USA. Dr. Morgan obtained his M.D. degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine in 1991. He completed an Emergency Medicine residency in 1994 at Metro Health Medical Center and a Medical Toxicology fellowship at Carolinas Medical Center in 1996. He is board certified in Emergency Medicine and Medical Toxicology. In 2000, Dr. Morgan founded a combined Medical Toxicology fellowship training program with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Emory University and the Georgia Poison Center in Atlanta, Georgia. He serves as the Director of the Medical Toxicology fellowship and is the Chief of the Medical Toxicology section. Dr. Morgan established and directs the Georgia Occupational and Environmental Toxicology clinic at Grady Memorial Hospital. It is the only clinic in the state Georgia certified by the Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics. Dr. Morgan is the Director of the Southeastern United States for Advanced Hazmat Life Support. Through this educational program Dr. Morgan has instructed > 1500 health care providers in the proper care of the hazmat patient.

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Colin Fleming
United Arab Emirates
Colin Graham
Professor of Emergency Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Honorary Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong
Editor-in-Chief, European Journal of Emergency Medicine
Hong Kong
Dalal Al Nuaimi
Emergency Specialist
Al Ain Military Medical Center
United Arab Emirates
Danish Sami
Consultant Physician
Physician - Accident and Emergency Services - Physician Practice Services
Al Mafraq Hospital
United Arab Emirates
Feras Abu Zeyad
Bahrain
Fergal Cummins
Ireland
Firas Jaafar Al-Najjar
Residency Program Director-Emergency Medicine
Rashid Hospital Trauma Center-Dubai Health Authority
United Arab Emirates
Fikri Abu Zidan
United Arab Emirates
Gabin Mbanjumucyo
Rwanda
Ghada Qassim
Bahrain
Hendry R. Sawe
Head of Department
Lecturer and Fogarty Alumni
Emergency Medicine Department
Tanzania
Iman Yassin
Charge Nurse
Nurse-Administration(Dep) - Nursing Division
Al Rahba Hospital
United Arab Emirates
Imron Subhan
India
Ives Hubloue
Chair Department of Emergency Medicine and
Research Group in Emergency and Disaster Medicine
Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel
Belgium
Jamal Hussain
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
United Arab Emirates
Javier Rosario
United States of America
Joe Nemeth
Canada
Junaid Razzak
Ken Dittrich
United Arab Emirates
Khawla Belhoul
United Arab Emirates
Lara Sulaiman
Emergency Physician
Rashid Hospital & Trauma Center
United Arab Emirates

Graduated from Dubai Medical College 2009

Obtained Arab board in Emergency Medicine in 2015 after completing EM residency in Rashid Hospital and Trauma center.
Obtained European Board of Emergency Medicine in 2016
Part of toxicology consultation service in Rashid hospital and trauma center since 2015
received Saed AL Mazroei Award of toxicology resident of the year at MENATOX 2016
AHLS instructor since 2017

Speaker in multiple conferences with special interest in Toxicology and medical education and member in the faculty of Rashid Hospital EM residency program

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Latha Ganti, MD, MS, MBA, FACEP
Vice Chair for Research and Academic Affairs
HCA UCF Emergency Medicine Residency of Greater Orlando
Professor of Emergency Medicine & Neurology
University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA
Editor in Chief, International Journal of Emergency Medicine
Layla Abubshait

  • Emergency Medicine consultant, American Board certified in Emergency medicine (ABEM).
  • Medical Education fellowship, Harvard Medical School
  • Teaching fellowship, American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP).
  • Research fellowship in EM, Baylor College of Medicine.
  • Editor, Academic life in Emergency Medicine (AliEM) , an online educational blog.
  • Speaker , Females in Emergency Medicine (FeminEM), an online blog and resource.

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Lee Wallis
South Africa
Mahmoud Al Jufaili
Senior Lecturer
College of Medicine, Sultan Qaboos University
Program Director of the EM Program
Oman
Mahmoud Ghanaim
Consultant of Emergency Medicine
Vice President, (ESEM)
Dubai Hospital
United Arab Emirates
Mamoun Abu-Habsa MB BS MRCS Dip IMC PGCE FRCEM FFICM
Consultant in Critical Care, Emergency Medicine and Trauma
Barts Health NHS Trust
UK
Maitha AlDarei
Abu-Dhabi Police
United Arab Emirates
Marwan Al Raisi
Oman
Michael Abbo
Clinical Director, Sharjah Trauma Center
Al Qasimi Hospital
United Arab Emirates
Mohamed Baniyas
United Arab Emirates
Mohamed Moheb
Emergency Medicine Specialist
Ultra Sound Program Coordinator
MBBCh, MCCM, MCEM(UK)EBCEM(Germany) EUS (USA)
Al Rahba Hospital, Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Mohamed Moheb Obtained his Master degree in critical care Medicine.( MCCM) from Alexandria University ,Egypt. He completed his Membership examination in Emergency Medicine from Royal College of Emergency Medicine London,UK (MRCEM), attained European Board Certification in Emergency Medicine from Munich, Germany (EBCEM).Later he completed specialized training in Emergency Ultrasound (EUS)from Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Maryland, USA.

He is currently working as senior Emergency Medicine specialist and Emergency Ultrasound program coordinator in Al Rahba Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

He is a Co-founding member of the Emirates Society in Emergency Medicine (ESEM) UAE, Member of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine (RCEM) UK, and Member of Emergency Ultrasound section (ACEP) USA. Member of Egyptian Trauma society.

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Mohammed Nasaif
United Arab Emirates
Mohammed Tahir
United States of America
Mustafa Al Hinai
Oman
Nada Khogali, MD
Staff Physician, Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine Institute
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates

Nada Khogali, MD, is a Staff Physician in the Emergency Medicine Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.

Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Dr. Khogali held several position as an Emergency Physician at hospitals in the greater Detroit Michigan area. During her time at the University of Michigan and Wyandotte Hospital, US, she also provided education and guidance to medical residents.

Dr. Khogali is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and has over nine years’ experience in the field of Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Khogali earned her medical degree from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, US. She completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, US.

Prior to her medical career, Dr. Khogali was a Medical Technologist and owned a bakery. She is passionate about community service and enjoys volunteering. Dr. Khogali has three sons and enjoys traveling.

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Nadeem Qureshi MD, FAAP.FCCM
Associate Professor Pediatrics
School of Medicine, St Louis University
Attending Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital
St. Louis, Missouri
United States of America

Dr. Mohamed Moheb Obtained his Master degree in critical care Medicine.( MCCM) from Alexandria University ,Egypt. He completed his Membership examination in Emergency Medicine from Royal College of Emergency Medicine London,UK (MRCEM), attained European Board Certification in Emergency Medicine from Munich, Germany (EBCEM).Later he completed specialized training in Emergency Ultrasound (EUS)from Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Maryland, USA.

He is currently working as senior Emergency Medicine specialist and Emergency Ultrasound program coordinator in Al Rahba Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

He is a Co-founding member of the Emirates Society in Emergency Medicine (ESEM) UAE, Member of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine (RCEM) UK, and Member of Emergency Ultrasound section (ACEP) USA. Member of Egyptian Trauma society.

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Naeem Toosy
Consultant in Emergency Medicine
Acting Head of Emergency Department
Sheikh Khalifa General Hospital - Umm Al Quwain
United Arab Emirates

I currently Head the Emergency Department of Sheikh Khalifa General Hospital - Umm Al Quwain (UAE); which is one of several acute and specialty hospitals providing health services to the populations of the Northern Emirates under the auspices of the Ministry of Presidential Affairs (MOPA) in Abu Dhabi

After completing medical degree in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and basic surgical training in the UK, I did research in basic surgical science leading to an MSc from the University of London.

Subsequently I joined the London Deanery's Emergency Medicine training program and gained a wide variety of adult and pediatric Emergency experience in both urban and suburban district hospitals as well as academic centers in London and its suburbs. I also gained exposure to pre-hospital emergency medicine via the Helicopter Emergency Service.

My interests include inspiriting ED performance through leadership and strategic collaboration and education. I am an enthusiast of FOAM as well resuscitation, trauma and the expansion of point-of-care ultrasound skills with Emergency Departments.

I have been an Advance Trauma Life Support (ATLS) instructor since 2003 and also hold instructor status in UK Resuscitation Council's ALS and APLS.

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Nicole Dubosh
Nicole Dubosh
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC)
United States of America

Dr. Dubosh is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. She completed her residency training in emergency medicine at BIDMC and was elected to serve as a Chief Resident by her peers and faculty. Following residency, she completed a fellowship in medical education and has been an academic faculty member since 2015. She currently serves as the Associate Director for the medical student clerkship in emergency medicine and medical education fellowship at BIDMC. She is heavily involved in medical student and resident teaching at the bedside and in simulation. In addition to her clinical and administrative responsibilities, Dr. Dubosh conducts research on medical education and neurological emergencies. Her specific research interests include learner assessment, doctor-patient communication, and misdiagnosis of subarachnoid hemorrhage. She has published multiple manuscripts and book chapters and has spoken nationally on these topics.

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Norman Avila
United Arab Emirates
Noura Al Shaibany
United Arab Emirates
Omer Elhag
United Arab Emirates
Osama Kentab
Chairman Department of Emergency Medicine and EMS
Senior Consultant, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz University Hospital
Princess Nourah Bent Abdulrahman University - Riyadh
Saudi Arabia
Patrick Ukwade
Consultant
Emergency Department
Mafraq Hospital
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Patrick Ukwade is a Consultant Physician of Emergency Medicine of 10 years standing. Having obtained his primary medical degree in Lagos, Nigeria he went on to complete his Postgraduate Medical training in Emergency Medicine in West Midlands Postgraduate Medical Deanery UK. He took up his first Consultant post in Heart of England NHS Foundation trust Birmingham UK.

Since then he has served as faculty in Postgraduate Medical Education programs in various leading hospitals across the UK. His last position in the UK before transitioning to the Middle East in 2013 was at Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust in the South West Peninsula Deanery.

Whilst in the UK he served in various leading roles including Assistant Emergency Department Lead, and setting up a new Pediatric Emergency Department in Birmingham.

Currently, Dr. Patrick is a Consultant in Mafraq Hospital Emergency Department and Core Faculty member in the EM training program.

Dr. Patrick is a recognized educator both focusing on Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Trauma and critical care in the Emergency Room setting.

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Paul R. Banerjee, DO
Medical Director, Polk County Fire Rescue, Bartow, Florida, USA
Associate Director, Osceola Regional Medical Center, Kissimmee, Florida, USA
Assistant Professor University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida USA
Editorial board, Journal of Emergency Medicine (JEMS)
Raed Hashim
Kuwait
Raed Hijazi
United Arab Emirates
Rasha Buhumaid
United Arab Emirates

Dr Buhumaid is an emergency physician at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and the program director of the emergency medicine residency program. She is the general secretary of the Emirates Society of Emergency Medicine. She completed her residency training in Emergency Medicine at George Washington University, Washington DC and did an Emergency Ultrasound fellowship in Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA. She is active in point of care ultrasound education in the Middle East region and taught in numerous regional and international workshops.

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Robert Suter
Qatar
Sabrina Berdouk
Consultant Emergency Physician
Al Qassimi Hospital, Sharjah
United Arab Emirates

Sabrina Berdouk is a Consultant Emergency Physician. She received her Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland (RCSI). Prior to that Dr. Berdouk, earned a degree in Nursing from McGIll University, Montreal, Canada and a Healthcare Management Degree from the University of Montreal, Canada. She completed her residency training, in Emergency Medicine at the University of Toronto and the University of Montreal in Canada. She was actively involved in the Canadian Residency Matching Service (CaRMS) and had taken an active role in teaching the Medical Students and residents at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Berdouk has recently joined the emergency department of Al Qassimi Hospital in Sharjah, UAE. She is active in Point of Care Ultrasound and has a passion for teaching, medical and nursing education

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Said Hachimi-Idrissi
Belgium
Salah Al Ghanem
Bahrain
Salama Bin Rafea
United Arab Emirates
Saleh Fares MD, MPH, FRCPC (EM), FAAEM, FACEP
Consultant of Emergency Medicine, EMS and Disaster Medicine,
President, Emirates Society of Emergency Medicine (ESEM)
United Arab Emirates
Salwa Abdullah ALMansouri
Simulation Programs Operation Manager
King Abdulaziz University
Clinical Skills & Simulation Center ( KAU-CSSC )
Saudi Arabia

Salwa Abdullah ALMansouri, Simulation Programs Operation Manager in King Abdulaziz University, Clinical Skills & Simulation Center ( KAU-CSSC ). Ms. Salwa ALMansouri obtained her BMB degree of Science – Microbiology from King Abdulaziz University ,Jeddah, KSA. Ms. Salwa ALMansouri worked as health assistant under the nursing department for about 5 years at King Abdulaziz University Hospital, and before that she was worked as Laboratory Technician. Currently. Ms. Salwa ALMansouri has the expertise in multi-tasking, leadership, Planning, consultation of educational events and motivation necessary to successfully carry out the proposed work ,she is leading the training & educational programs for the CSSC Staff . She is responsible for the management && of all the simulation activities using ( High fidelity/technology & virtual simulators). Ms. Salwa ALMansouri is leading a team of simulation technicians & coordinators. She Has specific expertise in Coordination of simulation Education programs both nationally and Internationally that involved all medical specialties in Training Centers in KSA and establishing courses in Oman , United Arab of Emirates & other countries. She received training & certificates by attending a lot of simulation courses and international conferences. She is Member of Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) & SIMGHOSTS .

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Sanjay Ayathan
United Arab Emirates
Sara Kazim MD, FRCPC (EM)
Consultant Emergency Medicine and Toxicology
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Sara Kazim obtained her board from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Emergency Medicine and completed a fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology. Dr. Kazim trained at McGill University from 2007-2014. She is noted to enjoy working within a team and has excellent leadership skills. She collaborates well with her teachers and colleague. Of special interest to her is the passion to teach and learn. She organized a highly rated medical simulation course on different critical toxicological scenarios for emergency medicine residents in Montreal, Canada and in Dubai, UAE. Dr. Kazim was trained and worked in different hospitals in Dubai as well as internationally in Montreal, Calgary and New York. She presented at regional and international conferences. She has several publications in the field of emergency medicine and medical toxicology. Dr. Kazim has recently joined Rashid Hospital in Dubai and is happy to be part of emergency medicine family in the UAE. Enhancing emergency care across the UAE and establishing a poison free environment are among her top priorities in the coming years.

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Shabana Parvez
Saudi Arabia
Stephanie Kayden
United Arab Emirates
Sudeshna Byng
Consultant, Emergency Department
Mafraq Hospital, Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates

Dr Sudeshna Byng has been an ED consultant at Mafraq Hospital, Abu Dhabi, since 2014. Previously she worked at the American hospital in Dubai since coming to the UAE in 2013.

Prior to coming to UAE, Dr Sudeshna trained in Emergency Medicine in UK. She worked as a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at the Countess of Chester Hospital, Chester where she was the hospital and departmental lead for Trauma and Stroke services.

Dr Sudeshna completed her undergraduate training in Medical College , Kolkata. She continued her further training in UK, initially completing Basic surgical training and then switching to Emergency medicine. She finished her specialist training in Emergency medicine in 2009.

She has special interest in pre-hospital care and management of major trauma. She has a keen interest in motor sports and she was a Trackside doctor at Oulton Park and Anglesey racing circuits.

Dr Sudeshna is very interested in Post graduate medical education. To that end she holds a PGCERT in Medical Education from the Chester University. She was the college tutor at the Chester Hospital. At Mafraq, she is one of the faculty for the Resident training program.

Dr Sudeshna regularly teaches in Life Support courses in UAE.

Of late, Dr Sudeshna has been taking a special interest in Lifestyle Medicine, looking at a more holistic approach towards disease processes and illnesses- especially T2DM, stress, obesity and other conditions prevalent in the 21st century.

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Sue A Behrens
United Arab Emirates
Taj Hassan
United Kingdom
Tamorish Kole
India
Terrence M. Mulligan
Clinical Associate Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Associate Faculty, Institute for Global Health
Director, International EM Program
Visiting Assistant Professor, Stellenbosch University in South Africa
Visiting Professor, Hunan Provincial People's Hospital, Changsha, China
Visiting Professor, Apollo Gleneagles Hospital in Kolkata, India

Terrence M. Mulligan DO, MPH, FIFEM, FACEP, FAAEM, FACOEP, FNVSHA is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, an Associate Faculty at the Institute for Global Health, and the Director of the International EM Program. He is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Stellenbosch University in South Africa, a Visiting Professor at Hunan Provincial People’s Hospital, Changsha, China, and a Visiting Professor at Apollo Gleneagles Hospital in Kolkata, India. He has a Masters in Public Health and work towards a Masters in Health Policy, Economics and Law, and has completed subspecialty Fellowships in International Emergency Medicine, in Health Policy and in EM Administration and Management.

He is a Board member of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM), of the International Federation for Emergency Medicine (IFEM), and the co-founder and Vice President of the IFEM Foundation. He is also a co-founder and past Board member of the African Federation for Emergency Medicine (AFEM), and a Board member for the American Academy of EM for India (AAEMI). He is the Chair of the AAEM Committee for International Medicine, the past-chair of the ACEP Section for International EM, and the co-founder and Board Member of the International EM Fellowship Consortium. He is the founder and Vice-President of the International Federation for Emergency Medicine Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation.

He is an Associate Editor and co-founder of the peer-reviewed journal, The African Journal of Emergency Medicine, and is an executive editor of Emergency Physicians International magazine. Dr. Mulligan has initiated and participated in EM and acute care systems development programs in over forty countries. He has delivered over 400 lectures, symposia and educational programs internationally for over twenty local, national and international EM organizations. Dr. Mulligan is the winner of multiple awards in EM education and International EM, including “The Order of the IFEM”, “Best Contribution to International EM” from ACEP, the “Leadership in International Emergency Medicine Award” from AAEM, and was nominated for the “Best Personal Contribution to Dutch EM” from the Dutch Society of Emergency Physicians.

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Thiagarajan Jaiganesh
United Arab Emirates
Ziad Kazzi
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Director, International Postdoctoral Fellowship in Medical Toxicology
Emory University
Assistant Medical Director, Georgia Poison Center
United States of America