Organizing Committee (Alphabetical)

Congress Chairman

Prof. Mohamed S. Al-Hajjaj, MD, FRCP(C)
Professor and Senior Consultant Pulmonary Medicine
Chairman, GulfThoracic Congress 2017
President, Saudi Thoracic Society (STS)
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Local Co-Chairman

Bassam Mahboub, MD, FRCPC
Consultant Pulmonary Medicine,
Assistant Professor, University of Sharjah
Head of Allergy and Respiratory Department, Dubai Hospital
Chair, Emirates Allergy & Respiratory Society
Dubai, UAE

International Co-Chairman

Prof. Qutayba Hamid, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Strauss Chair Respiratory Medicine
Director, Meakins Christie Labs
McGill University
Montreal, Canada

Congress Executive Director

Hassan S. Alorainy, BsRC, RRT, FAARC
Executive Director, GulfThoracic Congress 2017
Executive Director, Saudi Thoracic Society (STS)
Senior Respiratory Specialist
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Member

Alaa E. Ghabashi, MD, FCCP
Assistant Professor – Medicine,
King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
Consultant Adult Critical Care, Respirology and Sleep Medicine
Director, Residency Training Program - Critical Care Medicine
King Abdulaziz Medical City - Western Region, Saudi Arabia
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Member

Mohammed Al-Houqani, MBBS, MPH, FRCPC, FFOM, FCCP
Assistant Professor & consultant of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine
Assistant Dean for Medical Education
College of Medicine and Health Sciences UAE University
Al-Ain, UAE

Member

Mona Allangawi, MBBS
Senior Consultant,
Hamad Medical Corporation
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
Doha, Qatar

Member

Issa Aljahdhami, MBBS,MD,FRCP
Senior Consultant
Respiratory and Sleep Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
Armed Forces Hospital
Muscat, Oman

Member

Emad Kowatli, MD
Consultant Pulmonologist and Intensivists
American Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Member

Mona Allangawi, MBBS
Senior Consultant,
Hamad Medical Corporation
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
Doha, Qatar

Member

Walid Mahmood, MD
Pulmonary Consultant
Rashid Hospital
Dubai Health Authority
Dubai, UAE

Member

Hussain Al Matar, FRCP(C), FACP
Consultant, Allergy and Clinical Immunology
National Guard Hospital
Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Member

Abdullah Almutairi, FCCP, FRCPC
Consultant Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine
Dar AlShifa Hospital
Kuwait

Member

Reyadh Salman, MD
Consultant Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Chairman Internal Medicine Department
Chairman of Intensive Care Unit
Ibn Nafees Hospital and Salmaniya Medical Complex
Manama, Bahrain

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