Khalid Ali Alrubeaan

Bio: 
Dr Khalid Al Rubeaan is a Professor and Senior Endocrinologist at College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, with major interests in endocrine diseases especially Diabetes Mellitus. His main areas of interest include basic research, education, prevention and epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus in Saudi Arabia and Middle East. He is the Executive Director of Strategic Center for Diabetes Research and Editor-in-chief of International Journal of Diabetes Mellitus and Head of Saudi National Diabetes Registry. He is a member of many associations and has numerous publications in the form of book chapters and scientific papers covering various aspects of Diabetes Mellitus. His achievements include many national and international awards from Government agencies as well as research and academic institutions. He also holds patent in the field of Nano Technology & IT for the management of Diabetes Mellitus.

CURRICULUM VITAE
 
 
 

Name:              DR. KHALID ALI AL-RUBEAAN

Date of Birth:  February 13, 1956 (01 Rajab 1375 H)
Nationality:     Saudi
Office:             University Diabetes Center, King Saud University
                        Mobile: +966501422002 Fax. (+96611) 477 5696
E-mail:             krubean@ksu.edu.sa and rubeaan@gmail.com
Address:          P.O. Box 18397, Riyadh 11415, Saudi Arabia
 
 
Current national appointment:

  • Director of University Diabetes Center, King Saud University.
  • Executive Director of the Strategic Center for Diabetes Research.
  • Associate Professor of Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University.
  • Consultant Endocrinologist, College of Medicine, King Saud University
  • Head of Saudi National Diabetes Registry.

 
Current international appointments:

  • Chairman of board of trustee and founder of Diabetes Science International Foundation, Basal, Switzerland.
  • Editor-in-Chief:  International Journal of Diabetes Mellitus, Published by Elsevier Ltd, since April 2009.
  • Editor-in-Chief: مجلة السكري (Al-Sukhari Magazines), published by Diabetes Science International Foundation, Basal, Switzerland, since November 1997.
  • Part-time WHO consultant: Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean region (EMRO), World Health Organization WHO, Cairo Egypt.

 
 
Awards:

  • Novo Nordisk Research Merit Award in Diabetes research for the year 2002.
  • The Arabian Award for Diabetes Education 2001.

 
 
Academic qualifications:

  • Special Competence in Endocrinology and Metabolism, the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada, September 1989        .
  • Fellow The Royal College of Physician of Canada, F.R.C.P.(C), The Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada, November 1988.
  • Bachelor of Medicine, M.B.B.S. Medical College, King Saud University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, July 1980.

 
 
 
Patents:
1.      “A Mediator-less Electrochemical Glucose Sensing Procedure Employing the Leach-proof Covalent Binding of Enzyme to the Electrodes and Products Thereof”
International Application Number: PCT/SG2013/000175
International Filing Date: 3 May 2013
International Publication Number: WO2013/165318 A1
International Publication Date: 7th November 2013
 
2.      “Wound dressing comprising of silver chitosan”
International Application number: PCT/1B2012/000780
International Filing Date: 19th April 2012
International Publication Number: WO 2012/143788 A1
International Publication Date: 26th October 2012
 
 
Fields of interest:

  • Diabetes Mellitus in all its aspects (epidemiology, clinical, therapeutics…etc).
  • Health education at the patient and community levels.
  • Diabetes prevention research and applied programs.
  • Biomedical, electronic and nano-science technology applications.

 
 
Former appointments:
 

  • Board Member of the Saudi Diabetes and Endocrinology Fellowship, Saudi Commission for health specialties.
  • One of the founder and member of the Gulf Group for the Study of Diabetes (GGSD).
  • Chairman, Diabetes Educator Course, University Diabetes Center, King Saud University.
  • Co-Chairman, King Saud University Diabetic Foot Program, University Diabetes Center, King Saud University.
  • Chairman, Diabetic Diet Course, University Diabetes Center, King Saud University.
  • Member of the Saudi National Diabetes Committee, Ministry of Health.
  • President of Pan Arab Group for the study of Endocrinology and Diabetes, (2003-2004).
  • Organizer of Diabetes Course for the Primary care Physicians, (1997-2001).
  • Head of Endocrine Unit, Medical College, King Saud University (1995-1998).
  • Head of Pharmacy and therapeutic committee King Khalid University (1993-1997).
  • Gulf Countries Commission for Diabetes Program, (1992-1994).
  • Organizer of the final year, Medical Students Course (1989-1993).

 
 
Publications:
 
Books:

  1. National Chronic Metabolic Survey: Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus, Obesity and Hypercholesterolemia in Saudi Arabia,

Al- RUBEAAN KA, Al- NUAIM AR, AL -MAZROU Y, AL- ATTAS O, AL- DAGHARI N, KHOJA T. 1995 M.O.H. Press. Vol. 1 and 2.
 

  1. السكري من الالف الى الياء1422 هـ

“Diabetes from A to Z”
Contributing author 2002.
 

  1. مفاهيم يجب أن تصحح حول داء السكري 1429هـ  

“Notions need to be corrected about diabetes mellitus”
AL-RUBEAAN KHALID, 2009.
 

  1. وقفات سكرية 1430هـ

“Deportments related to diabetes”
AL-RUBEAAN KHALID, 2010.
 

  1. توارث السكري 1435هـ 

“Diabetes Inheritance”
AL-RUBEAAN KHALID, 2014.
 

  1. مقامات سكرية 1437هـ

AL-RUBEAAN KHALID, 2016
 
 
World Health Organization (WHO) reports:

  1. “Implementing National Diabetes Programmers”,

Report of a WHO Meeting, Geneva 1995.
 

  1. “Guidelines for the Prevention, Management and Care of Diabetes Mellitus”, ISBN 978-92-9021-404-5, Series 32, 2006.

 

  1. “Report of the Regional Workshop on Planning for the Control and Prevention of Blindness Due to Diabetic Retinopathy”

Document WHO-EM/CPB/005/E/07.08/250, 2008.
 
Contributing author:
1.Chapter: The epidemic of type 2 diabetes in the Arab world, Al-Rubeaan K, Page 189-198, DIABETES IN THE ARAB WORLD.
Abdulfattah Lakhdar, Geoffrey Gill; FSG Communications Ltd 2005.
 
2.Chapter: “New Candidate Obesity Genes, and Genetic Mapping of Obesity Related Genes” Al-Rubeaan Khalid. Vol. 2, Page 495-496, Encyclopedia of Obesity, Kathleen eller, SAGE Publications; 2008.
 
3.Chapter: “New Candidate Obesity Genes” Al-Rubeaan Khalid, Vol. 2, Page 495-496. Encyclopedia of Obesity, Kathleen eller, SAGE Publications; 2008
 
 
Membership:

  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
  • Member of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), life time membership.
  • Member of the American Diabetes Association (ADA).
  • Member of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD).
  • Member of the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties.

 
 
Peer reviewer:

  • International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism.
  • Saudi Medical Journal.
  • Annals of Saudi Medicine Journal.
  • Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice.
  • King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology Research Proposals.
  • Toxicology and Industrial Health

·         Journal of Biometrics & Biostatistics

  • Journal of Bioinformatics and Biological Engineering (JBBE)
  • Journal of Drug Metabolism & Toxicology
  • Sultan Qaboos University Medical Journal
  • Journal of Diabetes Research
  • Scientific Reports
  • The Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering
  • British Journal of Pharmaceutical Research
  • International Journal of Chronic Diseases
  • International Journal of Endocrinology
  • The Scientific World Journal
  • Libyan Journal of Medicine
  • Lebanese Medical Journal
  • Medicine
  • Pain Medicine
  • Journal of Taibah University Medical Sciences

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Published papers:
More than 100 published papers.
 

Qualifications

University: 
o Special Competence in Endocrinology and Metabolism, the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons
From Date: 
Tuesday, March 1, 1988
To Date: 
Friday, September 1, 1989
Specialization: 
Endocrinologist and Diabetologist
Degree: 
Professor
About Qualification: 
Academic qualifications: o Special Competence in Endocrinology and Metabolism, the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada, September 1989 . o Fellow The Royal College of Physician of Canada, F.R.C.P.(C), The Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada, November 1988. o Bachelor of Medicine, M.B.B.S. Medical College, King Saud University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, July 1980.