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Prof. Khalid Al Rubeaan

Prof. Khalid Al Rubeaan
Univ. Diab. Center, King Saud Univ., Rivadh,
Saudi Arabia
Short Narrative Biography

Dr. Khalid Al-Rubeaan is the Director of University Diabetes Center at King Saud University. He is working as a Consultant Endocrinologist and Assistant Professor of Medicine at King Saud University. He is also the Chief Editor of Al-Sukari Magazine for Patient Education in the Middle East and the Head of Saudi National Diabetes Registry. He is the chief editor of International Journal of Diabetes Mellitus.

Dr. Al-Rubeaan undertook his MBBS at King Saud University in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and finished his FRCP (C) at the Royal College of Physician and Surgeon of Canada from University of Alberta in Edmonton in 1988. He also finished his Certificate of Special Competence in Endocrinology and Metabolism in 1989 from the same University.

His major interests are Endocrine Diseases with special interest on Diabetes Mellitus covering in all aspects, basic research, education, prevention and epidemiology. He was awarded the Arabian award for Diabetes Education 2001 and Novo Nordisk Research Merit Award in Diabetes 2002.

Dr. Al-Rubeaan is a member of many Diabetes Associations and Federations and had numerous publications in the form of chapters and books or scientific papers covering many fields of diabetes.

He is also past president of Pan Arab Group for the study of Endocrinology and Diabetes.