Yassine Amrani, MD
Associate Professor of Respiratory Immunology
University of Leicester School of Medicine
Leicester, UK

William Andrews, MD, FRCPC
Chairman, Critical Care Medicine
Mafraq Hospital
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Yaseen Arabi, MD, FCCP, FCCM
Chairman, Intensive Care Department
Medical Director, Respiratory Services
Assitant Professor, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Mohammad Albader, MD
Respiratory Consultant
Head of Respiratory Department in Alrashed Allergy Center
Head of Sleep Unit
Kuwait

Carolyn J Baglole, MD
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Medicine, Division of Experimental Medicine
McGill University
Montreal, Canada

Prof. Ahmed S. BaHammam, MD, FRCP, FCCP
Professor of Medicine
Consultant Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine
Director, University Sleep Disorders Center
Chairman, Institutional Review Board
King Saud University
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Peter John Barnes, MA, DM, DSc, FRCP, FCCP, FMedSci, FRS
Professor of Thoracic Medicine, National Heart & Lung Institute
Head of Respiratory Medicine, Imperial College
Honorary Consultant Physician, Royal Brompton Hospital London
London, UK

Ali M. Al-Barrak MD, FRCPC, DTM&H
Consultant Internal Medicine
Head of Infectious Diseases Division
Director of Medical Administration
Prince Sultan Military Medical City
Saudi Medical Journal, Editor in Chief
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Semra Bilaçeroğlu, MD, FCCP
Associate Prof. of Pulmonology
Associate Editor, Annals of Thoracic Medicine
Co-director, Department of Pulmonary Medicine
Izmir Training & Research Hospital for Thoracic Medicine and Surgery
Secretary, EABIP
Regent-Turkey, WABIP
Izmir, Turkey

Johannes Bonatti, MD
Chairman, Heart and Vascular Institute
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Paul O’Byrne, MB, FRCPI, FRCPC, FRCPE, FRCP(Glasg)
Professor, Division of Respirology, Department of Medicine
Chair, Department of Medicine, McMaster University Medical Centre
St. Joseph's Healthcare
Ontario, Canada

Prof. Lisa Cameron, MD
Associate Professor
AI-HS Scholar
GSK-CIHR Rx&D Chair in Airway Inflammation
Department of Medicine
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Alberta, Canada

Prof. Jamila Chakir, MD
Assistant Professor, Dept Medicine
Assoc Member, Dept Microbiology and Immunology
McGill University
Montreal, Canada

Prof. Jeffrey T. Chapman, MD, FCCP
Consultant Pulmonologist
Chief, Respiratory & Critical Care Institute
Chief, Quality & Patient Safety Institute
Consultant Pulmonologist
Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Augustine Choi, MD
Chairman of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College
physician-in-chief
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Boston, MA, USA

Prof Kian Fan Chung, MD
Professor of Respiratory Medicine at Imperial College
Honorary Consultant at the Royal Brompton Hospital NHS Trust
Principal Investigator of its Biomedical Research Unit
London, UK

Mr. Aman Coonar, BSc.(Hons) MBBS MD MRCP(UK) FRCS(Eng.&CTh.)
Consultant Surgeon
Thoracic Surgery - Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, UK
London, UK

Prof. Gerard Cox, MD, MB, FRCPCI, FRCPC
Professor and Head, Division of Respirology
Department of Medicine
McMaster University
St. Joseph's Healthcare
Hamilton, ON, Canada

Christine McCusker, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatric
McGill University
Director, Division Allergy & Immunol
Montreal Children's Hospital
Montreal, Canada

Abdullah AlDalaan, MD
Consultant Pulmonologist & Intensivist
Head, Section of Pulmonary Medicine
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre
Assistant Professor, Alfaisal University
Director of Respiratory Block, Alfaisal University
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ron Dandurand, MD
Assistant Professor
McGill University
Montreal, Canada

Prof. Fouad Al Dayel, MD, FRCPA, FRCPath
Professor and Deputy Chairman
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Maziar Divangahi, MD
Assistant Professor, Dept Medicine
Assoc Member, Dept Microbiology and Immunology
McGill University
Montreal, Canada

Raed Dweik, MD
Director of the Pulmonary Vascular Program
Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine
Cleveland, OH, USA

David Eidelman, MD, CM, FRCPC, FACP
Vice-Principal (Health Affairs)
Dean of the Faculty of Medicine
McGil University
Montreal, Canada

Prof. Leonardo Fabbri, MD
Depart of Medical and Surgical Specialties
Section of Respiratory Diseases
University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
Modena, Italy

Faiza Al-Talaq, MD
Emergency Medicine Consultant
Emergency Department in King Fahad Specialist Hospital
Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Thomas Ferkol, MD
Alexis Hartmann Professor of Pediatrics
Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology
Director, Division of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine
Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, MO, USA

Prof. Patricia W. Finn, MD
Professor and Head, Department of Medicine
College of Medicine at Chicago
President, American Thoracic Society
Chicago, IL, USA

Elizabeth D Fixman, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
McGill University
Montreal, Canada

Bashair Alfozan, MsRC, RRT
Faculty Member in University of Dammam
Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Mohamed Al Ghobain MD, FCCP
Assistant Professor of Pulmonary Medicine,
College of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz
University for Health Sciences,
King Abdulaziz Medical City
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

David Gozal, MD
Chair of Pediatrics at the University of Chicago
Physician-in-chief of Comer Children’s Hospital
Sleep Medicine
Chicago, IL, USA

Leila Kheirandish-Gozal, MD
Director of Clinical Sleep Research, Academic Pediatrics
Research Associate (Associate Professor)
Chicago, IL, USA

Esam H. Alhamad, MD, FCCP, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Interstitial Lung Disease Center
Head, Division of Pulmonary Medicine
College of Medicine, King Saud University
King Khalid University Hospital
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Angela Haczku, MD, PHD
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Pulmonary, Allergy, & Critical Care Division
Translational Research Laboratories (TRL)
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Prof. Qutayba Hamid, MD, PhD, MRCP (UK), FRCP (Canada), FRC Path.
Professor of Medicine
Strauss Chair Respiratory Medicine
Director, Meakins Christie Labs
McGill University
Montreal, Canada

Nicola Hanania, M.D., M.S.
M.S.Associate Professor of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, USA

Adel Al-Harbi, MD
Consultant, Pediatric Pulmonologist & Sleep Physician
Head,Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
Director, Pediatric Sleep Disorders Center (PSDC)
Prince Sultan Military Medical City, Riyadh, KSA
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh.
Chairman, Saudi Pediatric Pulmonology Association (SPPA)/Saudi Thoracic Society
Associate Editor, Annals of Thoracic Medicine (ATM)
Founder & Past-President, Arab Pediatric Pulmonology Association (APPA)
Chairman of Local Committee for Supervision of Saudi Board of Pediatric
Training in Central Region, Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCFHS)
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ibrahim Mohamed Fawzy Hassan MD
Director of Medical Intensive Care Unit
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine
Hamad Medical Corporation - Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar
Doha, Qatar

Feras Ibrahim Hawari, MD
Chief, Pulmonory and Critical Care
Director, Respratory Therapy
Director, Cancer Control Office
Full Member, Department of Medicine
Bethesda, MD, USA

Dr Charles Haworth MD FRCP
Consultant Respiratory Physician
Clinical Director, Thoracic Medicine &
Director, Cambridge Centre for Lung Infection
The Adult Cystic Fibrosis Centre | The Lung Defence Clinic | The Immunology Clinic
London, UK

Shoug Al Humoud, MsRT, RRT
Lecturer and Internship Coordinator
RC Department, CAMS, UD
Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Sabah Hussain, MD, PhD
James McGill Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine, McGill University
Director of Research,
Department of Critical Care, McGill University Health Centre
Montreal, Canada

Abdulatif Alhuzaim, MSRC, RRT
Lecturer
Department of Respiratory Care
College of Applied Medical Sciences
University of Dammam
Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Majdy M. Idrees, MD, FRCPC, FCCP, FPVRI, FRCP Edin (Hon)
Consultant Pulmonologist
President, Saudi Association for Pulmonary Hypertension
Cochair, Pulmonary Hypertension Chapter for Eastern Mediterranean Region, PVRI
Prince Sultan Military Medical City
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Carla Irani, MD
Consultant, Allergology
President, Lebanese Society of Allergy and Immunology
Hotel-Dieu de France University Hospital
Beirut, Lebanon

Hassan Jaffar, MD
Consultant Medical Oncologist
Tawam Hospital (affiliated with Johns Hopkins)
Al Ain, UAE

Prof. Nizar Jarjour, MD
MD, Professor of Medicine, Head,
Section of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine,
University of Wisconsin, and Assistant Director,
Research Core (CTRC) University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Tariq Al Jasser, MsC, RRT
King Faisal Specialist hospital and Research Centre
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Abdul Rahman Jazieh, MD, MPH
Chairman, Oncology Department
Professor, King Saud University for Health Sciences
National Guards health Affairs
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Abdullah Al Jebreen, MD
Associate Consultant Cardiothoracic Imaging
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ahmed Abdulaziz Aljohaney, MBBS, DABIM, FRCPC
Assistant Professor of Medicine
College of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University
Consultant in Pulmonary Medicine and Interventional Pulmonology
King Abdulaziz University Hospital
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Jill Johnson, MD
Faculty of Medicine, National Heart & Lung Institute
Research Fellow at Imperial College London
London, UK

Paulanne Jushkevich, MA, CFRE
President at Royal Victoria Hospital Foundation
Montreal, Canada

Prof. Marsha Wills-Karp, MS, PhD
Professor and Chair of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Deputy Editor of Mucosal Immunology
Baltimore, MD, USA

Prof. Khaled M. Al Kattan, MD, FRCS
Consultant Thoracic Surgery,
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
Professor of Thoracic Surgery
Dean, College of Medicine
Alfaisal University
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Walid E. Khalbuss, MD, PhD, MPH, FIAC
Professor of Pathology and the Director of Cytology
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Member of the Division of Anatomic Pathology
Member of the Division of Pathology Informatics.
Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Margaret M. Kelly, MBChB, PhD, FCPath(SA), FRCPC
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Department of Physiology & Pharmacology
University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine
Calgary, Canada

Prof. Martin Kolb, MD
Associate Professor, Division of Respirology, Department of Medicine
Pathology & Molecular Medicine; St. Joseph’s Healthcare,
Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health
Specialty Clinic for Interstitial Lung Disease and Lung Fibrosis
Inpatient Service for General Internal Medicine
Respirology ICU
Consulting service
Germany

Prof. Darryl Knight, MD
Professor and Head
School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy
University of Newcastle
Callaghan, Australia

Marie-Louise Coussa-Koniski, MD
Assistant Professor
Lebanese American University
Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Diseases
Lebanon

Prof. Catherine Laprise, MD
Canada Research Chair on Genetic Determinants of Asthma
Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
Chicoutimi, Canada

Prof. Mark Larché, MD
Professor, Division of Clinical Immunology & Allergy Canada Research Chair
Allergy & Immune Tolerance
Hamilton, ON, Canada

Prof. Jean-Pierre Lavoie, DVM
Professor, Department of Clinical Sciences
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
University of Montreal
St-Hyacinthe, QC, Canada

Anne-Marie Lauzon, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Director, Div Exptl Medicine
McGill University
Montreal, Canada

Richard Leigh, MBChB, MSc, PhD, FCP(SA), FRCPC
Division Chief, Respiratory Medicine
GSK-CIHR Professor of Inflammatory Lung Disease
University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services
Calgary, Canada

Michael Loebinger MD PhD
Consultant in Respiratory Medicine
Royal Brompton Hospital
Honorary Senior Lecturer
Imperial College
London, UK

Prof. Mara Ludwig, MD
Professor of Medicine
Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs
Faculty of Medicine
Meakins-Christie Laboratories
McGill University
Montreal, QC, Canada

Prof. Atul Malhotra, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division Chief, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Director of Sleep Medicine
Kenneth M. Moser Professor, Department of Medicine
San Diego, CA, USA

Prof. James G Martin, MD
Professor Department of Medicine
Assocociate Member, Department of Physiology
McGill University
Montreal, Canada

Ahmed Masehali, BsRC, RRT
Head, Home Respiratory Care Section
King Fahad Medical City
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Irvin Mayers, MD, FRCPC
Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Medicine
Professor of Medicine, University of Alberta
Alberta, Canada

Prof. Atul C. Mehta, MBBS, FACP, FCCP
Staff Physician
Respiratory Institute, Cleveland Clinic
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Bronchology & Interventional Pulmonology
Cleveland, OH, USA

Walid Moahmood, MD
Rashid Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Prof. Mohamed S. Al Moamary, MBBS, ABIM, FRCP(Edin), FCCP
Chairman, Scientific Committee, GulfThoracic Congress 2014- Dubai
Professor & Consultant, Pulmonary Medicine
King Abdulaziz Medical City- Riyadh
Vice President, Planning, Development and Quality Management,
King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences (KSAU-HS)
Chairman, Saudi Initiative for Asthma
Editor-in-Chief, Annals of Thoracic Medicine
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ajit Moghekar, MD, MBBS
Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine - Associate Staff
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Cleveland, OH, USA

Sudish Murthy, MD
Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Cleveland, OH, USA

Shigeo Muro, MD
Kyoto University
Department of Respiratory Medicine
Kyoto, Japan

Mohammed Abdrub Alnabi, MD, SSC-Em, ArBEM, UWO FCCM, ACEP-TF
Emergency & Critical Care Consultant
King Fahad Specialist Hospital- Dammam
Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Parameswaran Nair, MD, FRCP, FRCPC
Canada Research Chair in Airway Inflammometry
Associate Professor, Division of Respirology, Department of Medicine
Adjunct Professor of Medicine, McGill University
Staff Respirologist, Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health
Ontario, Canada

Ronald Olivenstein, MD
McGill University · Department of Medicine
Montreal, Canada

Ghazi Alotaibi, PhD, RRT
Assistant Professor of Respiratory Care
Dean, College of Applied Medical Sciences
University of Dammam- Saudi Arabia
President, Saudi Society for Respiratory Care
Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Simon Padley, MD
Consultant Radiologist
Specialize in Thoracic and Vascular Imaging and Intervention
London, UK

Prof. Marc Peters-Golden, MD
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Michigan, USA

Prof. Basil Petrof, MD
Associates Director, Meakins-Christie Labs
Professor Department of Medicine
Assoc Membember, Dept Neurol, McGill University
Montreal, Canada

Giovanni Piedimonte, MD
Pediatric Institute, Institute Chair
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Cleveland, OH, USA

Prof. William S Powell, MD
Assoc Director, Meakins-Christie Labs
Professor, Department of Medicine,
McGill University
Montreal, Canada

Prof. David Proud, MD
Professor Department of Physiology & Pharmacology
University of Calgary Medicine
Calgary, Canada

Salman Qureshi, MD, FRCPC
Assitant Professor
McGill University
Montreal, Canada

Hatem Qutub, MD, FCCP
Consultant Intensivist and Pulmonologist
Head of ICU
King Fahad University Hospital
University of Dammam
Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Omar A. Al Rawas, MBChB, FRCP (Glasg.)
Professor and Consultant Pulmonologist
Head, Department of Medicine
College of Medicine and Health Sciences
Sultan Qaboos University
Muscat, Oman

Renata Rea RRT, CRE
Respiratory Therapist & Educator,
Credit Valley Hospital Consultant,
Respiratory Healthcare
Mississauga, ON, Canada

Ahmed Saadeddin, MD, FRCR (UK)
Consultant Clinical Oncologist
Prince Sultan Military Medical City
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Robert Schellenberg, MD
Internist and Allergist / Immunologist
St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver
Professor in the Faculty of Medicine
University of British Columbia (UBC)
Head of Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Department of Medicine
Vancouver, Canada

Baha Al-Shawwa, MD, FCCP, FAAP
Consultant Pediatric Pulmonogist and Sleep Medicine
Head of Pediatrics Department
Section Cheif, Pediatric Pulmonology
Habib Medical Group, Arrayan Hospital
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ahmed Abu Shahin, MD
Consultant Pediatric Pulmonology
Assistant Professor of clinical pediatric,
Weill Cornell Medical College-Qatar
Hamad General Hospital
Doha, Qatar

Prof. Atef M.Shibl, MD
Professor of Microbiology
King Saud University
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Anita Simonds
Consultant in Respiratory & Sleep Medicine
Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust
London, UK

Hayat Bint Sulaiman Sindi, MD
Saudi Arabian Medical Scientist
Consultative Assembly of Saudi Arabia
Makkah, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Peter D. Sly MBBS, MD, FRACP, DSc
Pediatric Respiratory Physician
University of Queensland
Deputy Director, Queensland Children’s Medical Research Institute
Australia

Prof. Rédha Souilamas, MD
Head of Lung Transplant Program, Department of Thoracic surgery
European Georges Pompidou Hospital
Paris, France

Soussi Gounni, MD, MSc, BSc
Associate Professor, Department of Immunology
University of Manitoba
Manitoba, Canada

Prof. Martin R. Stämpfli
Professor
Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine,
McMaster Immunology Research Centre,
and Department of Medicine, Firestone Institute
for Respiratory Health at St. Joseph's Healthcare
Hamilton, Canada

Ali H. Altalag, MD, ABIM
Chairman, Saudi Thoracic Imaging Group, Saudi Thoracic Society
Consultant Pulmonologist, Intensivist and echocardiographer
Head, Ultrasound Unit, Department of Intensive Care Services
Head, ICIP Quality Committee, Department of Intensive Care Services
Department of Intensive Care Services
Prince Sultan Military Medical City
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Anne Tsicopoulos, MD
Pasteur de Lille Institute
FRANCE

Prof. Meri Tulic, BSc, W.Aust.
University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis
FRANCE

Herbert Wiedemann, MD, MBA
Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine
Chairman of the Cleveland Clinic Respiratory Institute
Chairman of the Department of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine
Cleveland, OH, USA

Harissios Vliagoftis, MD
Associate Professor and Director
Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Medicine
Edmonton, AB, Canada

Sun Ying, MD
King's College London
London, UK

Abdullah Yousef, MD
University of Dammam
Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Sawsan Al Yousef, MD, CABP, FCCP
Consultant, Pediatric Intensivist and Pulmonologist
Assistant professor KSAU-HS
Director PICU Fellowship Program
Children Hospital
King Fahad Medical City
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Zahra Zawawi, BsRC
Senior Respiratory Therapist
Respiratory Care Department
King Fahad University Hospital
University of Dammam
Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Ashraf H. Alzaabi, MD, FRCPC, FCCP
Clinical Assistant Professor, UAE University
Head, Respiratory Division,
Zayed Military Hospital
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Joanna Pepke-Zaba, PhD, FRCP
Lead Physician and Director, National Pulmonary Vascular Diseases Unit
Papworth Hospital - Cambridge CB23 3RE, UK
London, UK

Abdulaziz H. Alzeer, MD, FRCP(C), FCCP
Professor of Medicine
Consultant Pulmonary and Critical Care
Chairman Department of Critical Care, KKUH
King Saud University
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Tao Zheng, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine (Immunology) and of Pediatrics (Immunology)
Chief, Section of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
New Haven, CT, USA

Zhou Zhu, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Immunology) and of Medicine (Immunology)
Yale University (Yale School of Medicine)
New Haven, CT, USA

Omar Alzumai, BsRT, RRT
Clinical Educator, Respiratory Services
King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, KSA
King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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