Dr. Reem Abdullah Al Khalifah, MBBS, FRCPS, ABP, MSc

Bio: 
Dr. Reem Abdullah Al Khalifah is an assistant professor in pediatric endocrinology, and health research methodologist. Currently works at the Paediatric Endocrinology, King Saud University as division head and program director for the paediatric endocrinology fellowship program. Reem does research in pediatrics, pediatric endocrinology, and epidemiology. orcid.org/0000-0002-5304-3528 https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Reem_Al_Khalifah

CURRICULUM VITAE

Identification:

 
Name:                      Reem Abdullah H. Al Khalifah
 
Work Contact:           College of Medicine
                                   Pediatric department
                                   Pediatric Endocrinology division
                                   King Saud University
Email:                       ralkhalifah@ksu.edu.sa
 

 Education:

 
 

Graduate:    
  Pediatric Residency Training. McGill University, Montreal. 2009- 2012
  Endocrinology And Metabolism Fellowship Training. McGill University, Montreal. 2012-2014
 
 
 
Endocrinology And Metabolism Fellowship Elective. University OF Toronto, Toronto.
 
May 2014
 
 
 
Endocrinology And Metabolism Research Fellowship Training. McMaster University, Hamilton.
 
2014-2015
  Master of Science, Clinical Epidemiology, Clinical Epidemiology field. McMaster University. 2014-2015

 
Positions:
                       

Demonstrator King Saud University, department of pediatrics, Riyadh. October 2008-December 2015
American Academy of Pediatrics delegate McGill University, Montreal Children’s Hospital department of pediatrics, Montreal. September 2010-September 2012
Assistant Professor King Saud University, department of pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Riyadh. January 2016-present
Pediatric undergraduate course organizer King Saud University, department of pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Riyadh. January 2016-present
Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship program director King Saud University, department of pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Riyadh. March 2016-present
Head of Pediatric Endocrinology Division King Saud University, department of pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Riyadh. September 2016- present
Head of Pediatric guidelines committee King Saud University, department of pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Riyadh. March 2018-present

             
 

Professional societies and membership:

 

  • The Endocrine Society.
  • Canadian Obesity Network.
  • Obesity Society.
  • International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes.
  • Saudi Society of Endocrinology And Metabolism.

 
Publications:
A. Peer-Reviewed Publications:
1. Manuscripts:

  • Al Khalifah R, AlSubaihin A, AlKharfi T, Al-Alaiyan S, AlFaleh K. Neonatal Short Term Outcomes of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus in Saudi Mothers: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Journal of Clinical Neonatology. 2012 volume1 issue 1. Page 29-33 number 1.
  • AL Khalifah R, Girard M, Legault L. Regression of carotid intima media thickness after one year of Atrovastatin intervention in dyslipidemic obese teenagers, a randomized controlled pilot study. 2014, July, Journal of Metabolic Syndrome.
  • Al Khalifah R, Flórez I, Dennis B, NeupaneB, Thabane L, Bassilious E. The effectiveness and safety of treatments used for polycystic ovarian syndrome management in adolescents: a systematic review and network meta-analysis protocol. Systematic Reviews. 2015 Sep 23;4:125.
    • Al Khalifah R, Suppère, Haidar, Rabasa-Lhoret R Ladouceur , Legault L. Association of aerobic fitness level with exercise-induced hypoglycaemia in Type 1 diabetes. Diabet Med. 2016 Jan 16
    • Florez ID, Al Khalifah R, Sierra JM, Granados CM, Yepes-Nuñez JJ, Cuello-Garcia C, Perez-Gaxiola G, Zea AM, Hernandez GN,Veroniki AA, Guyatt GH, Thabane L. The effectiveness and safety of treatments used for acute diarrhea and acute gastroenteritis in children: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis. Syst Rev. 2016 Jan 20;5(1):14.
    • Al Khalifah R, Moisan L, Bui H. The shortened combined clonidine and arginine test for growth hormone deficiency is practical and specific: a diagnostic accuracy study. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2016 Mar; 29(3):305-10.
    • Al Khalifah RA, De Long NE, Florez ID, Mbuagbaw L, Morrison KM. Effect of serotonin modulating pharmacotherapies on body mass index and dysglycaemia among children and adolescents: a systematic review and network meta-analysis protocol. BMJ Open. 2016 Mar 16;6(3):e009998
    • Anastasio N, Tarailo-Graovac M, Al Khalifah R, Legault L, Drogemoller B, Ross CJ, Wasserman WW, van Karnebeek C, Buhas D. Mitochondrial Complex III Deficiency with Ketoacidosis and Hyperglycemia Mimicking Neonatal Diabetes. JIMD Rep. 2016 Apr 14. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Al Khalifah R, Florez I, Dennis B, Thabane L, Bassilious E. Metformin or Oral Contraceptives for Adolescents With Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: A Meta-analysis. Pediatrics. 2016 May 137(5):e20154089-e20154089.
    •  Sekercioglu N, ThabaneL, Díaz Martínez JP, Nesrallah G, Longo CJ, Busse JW, Akhtar-Danesh N, Agarwal A, Al Khalifah R, Iorio A, Guyatt GH. Comparative Effectiveness of Phosphate Binders in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis. PLoS One. 2016 Jun 8;11(6):e0156891.
    • Al Khalifah R, Mok E, Legault L, LeBlanc C, Constantin E. Using '5, 2, 1, 0' to promote healthy active living among school-age children attending a paediatric resident clinic: A prospective study. Paediatrics & Child Health. June 2016. 21(5):e 43 - e 47.
    • Sekercioglu N, Thabane L, Díaz Martínez JP, Nesrallah G, Longo CJ, Busse JW, Akhtar-Danesh N, Agarwal A, Al Khalifah R, Iorio A, Guyatt GH. Comparative Effectiveness of Phosphate Binders in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis. PLoS One. 2016 Jun 8;11(6):e0156891.
    • Sekercioglu N, Al Khalifah R, Ewusie JE, Elias RM, Thabane L, Busse JW, Akhtar-Danesh N, Iorio A, Isayama T, Martínez JP, Florez ID, Guyatt GH. A critical appraisal of chronic kidney disease mineral and bone disorders clinical practice guidelines using the AGREE II instrument. Int Urol Nephrol. 2016 Nov 1.
    • Al Khalifah R, Alnhdi A, Alghar H, Alanazi M, Florez I. The Effect Of Adding Metformin To Insulin Therapy For Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Children: A Systematic Review And Meta-Analysis. Pediatric Diabetes. 2017 Feb.
    • Al Khalifah R, Thabane L, Tarnopolsky M, Morrison M . The prognosis for glycemic status among children and youth with obesity 2 years after entering a weight management program. Pediatric Diabetes. 2018 March

 
 
B. Letters, Editorials:

  • Al Khalifah R, Polychronakos C. "Rev. of The busy physician's guide to genetics, genomics and personalized medicine”. Journal of Medical Genetics. Published online first 23 August 2013.

 
 
 
C. Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications (books, chapters, other):

  • Diabetes education for families (Arabic).

 
D. Guidelines:

  • Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline for Management of Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Children (MC-CPG-PED-02). Second Edition December 2017