Manal Musallam Othman,
Director/AED of Diabetes Education in Hamad Medical Corporation. PhD candidate – population medicine – College of medicine at Qatar University.

  • Co- Chair for National Patient Empowerment pillar part of National Diabetes Strategy.
  • Co- Chair for National Awareness pillar part of National Diabetes Strategy.
  • Member in Scientific Committee of Qatar Diabetes Association.
  • Established first Accredited Diabetes Education Advance Diploma in collaboration with CNAQ in Qatar. 
  • Actively participate in developing most of online diabetes courses as part of national diabetes strategy.
    • Adopt DESMOND as international accredited group diabetes education program to Qatari population.
    • Developed patient education organizational structure UNDER allied health job family including job descriptions, performance appraisals and competencies.
  • Developed a clinical training program on diabetes and its co morbidities  for public health graduates.  
  • Main Organizer for National Diabetes Awareness Campaigns.
  • Published first diabetes book in Arabic for the patient and many educational materials includes Videos, pamphlet, Diabetes CD for deaf patients and diabetes pamphlets on Braille language.
  • Speaker in national TV channels for diabetes and public health topics and international lecturer for diabetes education.
  • Graduated from nursing school in Jordan 1993 with bachelor’s degree, post graduate diploma in diabetes education 2002, certified as diabetes educator from AADE 2005, master in public health/ community medicine 2007.
  • Joined PhD program in population medicine -Medicine college at Qatar university on 2018., working on third priority unanswered diabetes research question. 
    How we can encourage people with diabetes to  self-manage themselves when they need and where ever they live and how it should be delivered
    published 7 papers about diabetes prevalence and metabolic syndrome among Qatari population and diabetes education & self-management in international journals.