Khalid Al Rasadi, BSc, MD, FRCPC, ABCL

Dr. Khalid Al Rasadi was born in Oman where he studied medicine and obtained his Medical Degree in 1998. Dr. Al Rasadi obtained his postgraduate training in Medical Biochemistry at McGill University in Canada during 2002-2006. He spent another two years in Canada, working as a scientist at the Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University, under the supervision of Prof. Jacques Genest. There he performed a number of studies on the molecular genetics of familial hypercholesterolemia and hypoalphalipoproteinemia. In that period Dr. Al Rasadi also received training at the lipid clinic of the Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University. He was also awarded a certificate in Clinical Lipidology by the National Lipid Association in the United State in 2008.

Dr. Al Rasadi is the Head of Department of Biochemistry at the Sultan Qaboos University in Oman and head of lipid and LDL-Apheresis unit at Sultan Qaboos University Hospital. He is one of the founder members of the Oman Society of Lipid and Atherosclerosis (OSLA) and its current President. He is also the founder of the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) Familial Hypercholesterolemia Foundation and its current President. He contributed significantly to the recognition of OSLA as an active society nationally and internationally by promoting meetings aimed at education and general awareness relating to lipid disorders and atherosclerosis. He organized conferences involving experts in the field of lipid research. His activities include public outreach meetings in Oman. International collaboration has also been initiated via OSLA. OSLA has received the IAS-Pfizer educational grant for the management of dyslipidemia in the Gulf region.

Dr. Al Rasadi is a member of national and international medical associations and a member of Oman Medical Journal and BBA-Clinical Journal editorial board. Dr Al-Rasadi is an Editor in-Chief, OSLA section in the Open Cardiovascular Medicine Journal. He is an IAS assessor for Fellowships. He has 68 publications and 1 chapter book (total Citations 949, H-Index: 12).