Mohamed Hassanein


Dr Mohamed Hassanein MB ChB, FRCP-Lon, FRCP-Edin, MPhil, CCST
Dubai Hospital, Dubai Health Authority, UAE
Cardiff University School of Medicine, Cardiff, UK

Mohamed Hassanein was appointed as Consultant Endocrinology at BC University Health Board, Rhyl, UK, in 2002. He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer and the Associate Director for Postgraduate Diabetes Education, Cardiff University, UK. He’s currently working as a consultant in Endocrinology in Dubai Hospital, UAE.

He is the Chair of the diabetes and Ramadan International Alliance –DAR (, which has been set up in collaboration with the IDF MENA & Africa regions, the education study group (DESG) of the EASD and the Gulf Group for the Study of Diabetes. He co-authored recommendations on this subject for the ADA in 2005 & 2010, and for the BMJ in 2010 and participated as the first author or a co-author in almost 50 papers and has presented more than 30 oral presentations at international meetings. He also developed 2 educational programs for diabetes and Ramadan in collaboration with various international centres. He is a co-recipient of the Diabetes–UK Structured Education first prize in 2008 and 2009 as well as the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) education prize in 2009.

Dr Hassanein has also helped develop the Wales Diabetes Guidelines and is an examiner with the Royal College of Physicians for the MRCP clinical exam. He has been closely associated with a number of educational projects and has provided e-Diabetes learning to many countries in collaboration with Université Numérique Francophone Mondiale.