Head of Stroke Program, Rashid Hospital
Adj. Professor of Neurology, Dubai Medical Collage,
Prof. Dr. Suhail Abdulla Alrukn
President of MENA Stroke Organization
Dr. Alrukn received his degree in medicine from UAE university. He underwent his neurology residency at the University of McGill, and subsequently obtain the neurology certification from the Royal Collage of Physicians & Surgeon (Canada). He then completed a fellowship in Cerebrovascular disease and Stroke at Montreal General Hospital, Canada. he currently serves as a head of Stroke Center at Rashid Hospital, Dubai.
Dr. Alrukn’ s field of interest are principally directed towards the acute stroke management, stroke unit establishing and post stroke rehabilitation. He established the 1st certified stroke unit in UAE. Dr. Al rukn is a local and international speakers in stroke field, and had many publications in this area. Currently he is the President of MENA Stroke Organization. In 2019, Dr. Alrukn became the President of World Congress of Neurology, and is the currently the President of Emirates Neurology Society.
Dr. Alrukn is the Founder and the chairman of the Neurology Residency Program in Dubai, since 2013. Also, he is the Chairman of the Dubai Scientific & Research Ethical Committee.
Dr. Alrukn has an interest in Headache management & Movement disorders, and he is running the movement disorder clinic at Rashid hospital. He currently sits on the executive boards of various scientific associations, steering committee and advisory boards, mainly in stroke & headache.
Dr. Ahmed Nasreldein
Associate Professor of Neurology
Assiut University, Egypt
Dr. Athari Salmeen obtained adult neurology residency and clinical stroke fellowship from Vancouver, UBC, Canada. Dr. Athari is a Stroke Neurology Specialist and Head of Stroke Committee at Jaber Al-Ahmad Hospital. She is also a member of thrombectomy team in Kuwait. She is clinical tutor and assistant program director of adult neurology residency in Kuwait.
President of Saudi Stroke Society
Consultant in Neurology & Vascular Neurology (Stroke)
King Salman Medical City, Madinah, KSA
Dr. Mohammad Ayesh Aljohani
Dr. Mohammed Aljohani is the President of the Saudi Stroke Society and Consultant in Neurology & Vascular Neurology(Stroke) at King Salman Medical City, Madinah, KSA. He is also the Chairperson of the National Stroke Network at Health Holding Company and Regional Neuroscience Supervisor. He is also a Member of the National Stroke Registry (Saudi Arabia Stroke Registry) and a Member of several committees shared in clinical research and publications.
Stroke & Neurology Consultant
Stroke program director
Dr. Nouran Taher
Dr. Nouran Taher is Stroke & Neurology Consultant at MNGHA-Riyadh and Stroke fellowship director at KAMC-Riyadh, KSA.
He served as a member of MOH stroke committee in the western region, stroke project leader at KAMCJ, Neurology program deputy at KAMCJ, and Chief resident in NGHA Jeddah. Dr. Nouran Finished bachelor’s degree from medical college in Taibah University Al-Madinah in 2009 and completed the residency training in adult neurology at king Abdul-Aziz medical city-National Guard health affairs, Jeddah.
Head of Neurology Department
Blida Hospital University, Algeria
Dr. Selma Kesraoui
Selma Kesraoui : professor of neurology at the Saad Dahlab university in Blida, Algeria. Graduated with an MD from Algiers university and trained in neurology in Mustapha Bacha hospital Algiers
After the master degree i mooved to Blida Hospital University to establish a thesis in cerebrovascular deseases and to become a head of stroke unit and a head of neurology department . I also trained in cerebrovascular desease and ultrasound echodoppler in Paris and Lille (France).
In collaboration with the department of neuroradiology we created the first stroke center in Algeria performing endovascular treatment (mechanical thrombectomy, endovascular treatment of arteriovenous malformations, aneurysm). My main clinical interests are stroke, neuroepidemiology and reperfusion therapy.
Member of the editorial board of the European Journal of Neurology
National coordinator of the SITS (Safe implementation of treatment in stroke) registry .