Speakers

Ahmed Hakawi, MD, FAPIC
Consultant, Infectious Diseases, King Fahad Medical City, Director General, General Directorate of Infectious Diseases Control, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, KSA   Ahmed Mohammed Hakawi is currently Deputy, General Director of Infection Prevention and Control Directorate, MOH. Prior to taking up this position Dr Hakawi was Director, Infection Control and Environmental Health Administration, KFMC and Consultant...
Dr. Nahla Abdel Kader , MD, PhD
Infection Control Consultant, MOH Infection Control CBAHI Surveyor Infection Prevention Control Director KKH, KSA   Dr Nahla is the Chapter Leader for Infection Control at the Saudi Central Board for Accreditation of Healthcare Institution in Riyadh.   Her qualifications include a Bachelor degree of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Excellent with Honor from the Faculty of Medicine,...
Linda McKinley, RN, BSN, MPH, CIC
APIC Secretary and Lead Infection Preventionist, Madison VA Hospital, Madison, USA   Linda is currently the lead infection preventionist at the Madison VA Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. Linda has practiced nursing for 28 years including service in the Army Nurse Corps. She has practiced infection control for 20 years within VA hospitals in two different...
Dr Mustafa Salma Alkhalaf PHD
Consultant Intensive Care Unit & Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacist, Expert panel member with The Saudi Center for Evidence-Based Health Care, MOH, Saudi Arabia   Dr Mustafa Salma Alkhalaf PHD is a highly respected expert on Infection Prevention and Control, recognised by the fact that he has served on the International Advisory panel for “Achieve of...
Bassel Molaeb, MPH, CIC, FAPIC
Infection Control Director, Al-Moosa Specialist Hospital, Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia   Bassel Molaeb is the Director of the Infection Control and Prevention Department at Al-Moosa Specialist Hospital in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He is an infection preventionist, board certified in infection prevention and control (CIC®), with 9 years of experience. He earned his Master of...
Michael Rollins
Consultant Healthcare Environment Infection Prevention, UK   Michael is an independent consultant specialising in validation and implementation of healthcare hygiene technology, environmental Infection prevention and integration with patient safety quality improvement initiatives.   Background in design and Healthcare International marketing, visual communications and training.   Michael Joined UCLH Infection Directorate in 2004 as Project manager...
Dr Tariq AlMusawi
Consultant Intensivist & Infectious disease, King Fahad Hospital of the University, Imam, Bahrain   Dr. Tariq AlMusawi is an American trained and American Board certified physician in internal medicine, infectious disease and critical care medicine. Additionally, he obtained the masters of Science in Healthcare Administration from the Warren National University, Wyoming, USA. Currently, he is practicing...
Dr Ali Omrani MBBCh MSc FRCP FRCPath
Head of Adult Infectious Diseases Physician and Deputy Chairman of the Department of Medicine at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, KSA   Dr Omrani is Head of Adult Infectious Diseases Physician and Deputy Chairman of the Department of Medicine at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, an internationally renowned center of excellence...
Elias Tannous BScN, MBA, CIC
Infection Control Officer, Cleveland Clinic- Abu Dhabi, Founder Arab Countries Infection Control Network, Abu Dhabi UAE   Elias is a graduate of Saint Joseph University of Beirut, holds degrees in nursing from Lebanon and from France, an MBA from the UK and certified board in infection control from the US. Coordinated and facilitated loads of IC...
Mohamed Sadak
Clinical Lead and Programme Manager, Antimicrobial Resistance and Sepsis. Health Education England, UK   Mohamed is the Clinical Lead and Programme Manager for Antimicrobial Resistance and Sepsis at Health Education England. He is a clinical pharmacist by background with in-depth experiences of antimicrobial stewardship practices in a variety of clinical settings