Professor and Director,
Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program,
Biosciences and Bioengineering Research Institute,
American University of Sharjah
Biography and Publications
Professor Hasan Al-Nashash is Interim Director of the Biosciences and Bioengineering Research Institute, Director of the Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program and former Chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering at American University of Sharjah. The main themes of Dr. Al-Nashash's research work are in the general areas of neuroengineering, signal processing and microelectronics. His research publications are...
Dr. Ayesha Al Mutawa has more than 18 years of experience as a leader in strategic planning and performance management, innovation and design thinking, quality and business excellence, sustainability and CSR.
Dr. Al Mutawa has worked for many prominent federal government organizations and local government authorities, such as the UAE Ministry of Health, Abu Dhabi Health Authority, and Dubai Healthcare City Authority, serving in the capacity of...
Program Director for Care Model Innovation,
Dubai Health Authority
Consultant Pulmonologist & Head of Pulmonary Medicine, Dubai Health Authority, UAE
Assistant Dean at the College of Medicine, Sharjah University, UAE
Associate Clinical Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sharjah
Associate Research Fellow at Meakins Respiratory Centre, McGill University, Canada
Head of Emirates Allergy and Respiratory Society
Head of Gulf Thoracic
Dr. Bassam Mahboub is a consultant pulmonologist and head of the...
International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA)
Dr. Dionysia Angeliki Lyra is a halophyte agronomist at the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) in Dubai. For the past five years, she has mainly been working on: a) evaluating halophytic germplasm and exploring its potential in inland and coastal desert areas; and b) developing sustainable and climate-resilient agricultural systems to produce food, feed and industrial products by growing highly salt-tolerant crops with non-...
Specialist Molecular Geneticist,
Dubai Health Authority
Dr. Hemad Yasaei is a specialist molecular geneticist heading the Genomics Lab at Dubai Genetics Center, Department of Pathology and Genetics, Dubai Health Authority (DHA). His objective at Dubai Genetics Center is to offer the latest NGS-based genetic diagnosis to all patients of DHA and Dubai. He is also a subject-matter specialist and consultant to Dubai Genomics, a 10X initiative by DHA. He is steering the Dubai Genome Program, which aims...
GM of Healthcare Education Solutions,
Dr. Iyad Mobarek holds a Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering from the University of Manchester, UK, and a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Compiegne University, France.
In 1984, he joined the Institute of Biomedical Technology of the Jordanian Royal Medical Services as a clinical engineer and lecturer. At the institute, he was promoted to several positions, and became director of the institute. In March 2001, he was appointed...
Division of Science and Math & Center for Genomics and Systems Biology,
New York University Abu Dhabi
Professor Kourosh Salehi-Ashtiani received his PhD from Northwestern University (Evanston, Illinois, USA) under the mentorship of Professor Erwin Goldberg, in Cell and Molecular Biology. He joined the group of Professor Jack Szostak, a Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, at Harvard Medical School where he used directed evolution to study catalytic RNAs. Following the completion of his postdoctoral work in 2005, he moved to the Center for...
Malek El Husseini has serve as the Healthcare Asset Manager for SEE CAPITAL since July 2018, a wellbeing platform that takes a holistic view of health for the social, environmental and economic point of view. The platform is located at Sustainable City Dubai.
Previously, El Husseini was the CEO of Byrne Medical, a medical equipment leasing company working mainly in GCC countries
He served as Healthcare Operating Partner, Alternative Investments...
Marek Szymanek is Head of Customer Services at Siemens Healthcare LLC. He received his MBA from Fernuniversitaet Hagen, Germany and also holds a degree in electrical engineering.
Szymanek has been with Siemens for 30 years and has vast experience in the field of healthcare in Middle East and beyond. His current responsibility with Siemens Healthineers is Head of Service for the Middle East and South and East Africa, overseeing a team of...
Marwan Abdulaziz Janahi is the Managing Director of Dubai Science Park, a vibrant and holistic science-focused community dedicated to serving entrepreneurs, SMEs and multinational enterprises operating in the life sciences, energy and environment sectors. Dubai Science Park is a member of the TECOM Group.
Janahi has played an instrumental role in establishing Dubai Science Park as the region’s leading community for scientific research and...
Consultant Neurologist and Epileptologist,
Dr. Muhammad Al-Kaylani is a Consultant Neurologist and Epileptologist at Rashid Hospital. He joined the Department of Neurology at Rashid Hospital in December 2015 as a consultant physician. Currently, he leads the epilepsy service and is the Director of the Neurology residency training program in Rashid Hospital.
Before moving to Dubai in 2014, he was a former Assistant Professor in Vanderbilt University in the state of Tennessee until 2008...
Cardiovascular Disease Specialist,
Dubai Health Authority
Dr. Nooshin Bazargani is a consultant cardiologist stationed at Dubai Hospital in Dubai Health Authority. The recognition, management and prevention of heart disease at the level of primary and secondary levels, especially in women, have occupied her attention increasingly in the last few years. She has been the principal organizer for public campaigns and health education in Dubai. Her topics of expertise are primary and secondary prevention of...
Dr. Osama Elhassan is the Vice-Chair of the Emirates Health Informatics Society and the Head of the eHealth section at Dubai Health Authority. He also maintains relations with academia as he works as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the e-School of Health and Environmental Studies at Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University.
He obtained a PhD in Software Engineering from the University of Leicester and an MSc from Imperial College, UK. Prior to and...
Head of Section,
Head of Medical Unit,
Purchasing and Contracts Department,
Dubai Health Authority
Rawia Saleh Mohammed is a capable and ambitious engineer with experience of heading the medical division for more than 20 years for the government sector. She is highly focused and strongly knowledgeable in the field. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Cairo, Egypt.
She is the Head of Contract and Project Section, in Purchasing and Contracts Department at the Dubai Health Authority. A member of IEEE, Mohammed...
Riad Mahfouz has worked in the healthcare and environmental sectors for the past 28 years.
He is now managing Vital Quadro, an advisory firm that includes R&D projects in the biomedical, healthcare, fire prevention and healthcare informatics. He also cofounded and manages a pharmaceutical marketing company.
Mahfouz was born in 1968 and earned his Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering from the University of Illinois, USA, in 1990.