Dr. Manal Musallam Othman,
Director of Patient Education -Diabetes & Endocrine Division -Hamad Medical Corporation.
BSN, CDE, Mph, PhD Medical Science-Clinical Epidemiology

  • Adjunct Prof. Health Science University of Doha for Science & Technology UDST
  • Clinical Asst. Professor-Public Health/Heath Science QU
  • Member in Scientific Committee of Qatar Diabetes Association
  • Member of QU Diabetes Research Group
  • Co- Chair for National Patient Empowerment pillar part of National Diabetes Strategy
  • Co- Chair for National Awareness pillar part of National Diabetes Strategy
  • Member of MCC (Multiple Chronic Conditions) Taskforce Committee
  • Chair for Qatar Metabolic Institute Education Committee
  • Developed first Accredited Diabetes Education Advance Diploma in collaboration with CNAQ in Qatar
  • Led the development of Master program in Diabetes Care & Applied Science in collaboration with CNAQ-Qatar (University of Doha for Science &Technology)
  • Led the development of online diabetes education courses in collaboration with Iheed group & Hamad Medical Training Center
  • Adopt DESMOND program the first international group base diabetes patient education for people with type 2 diabetes in Qatar
  • Developed the patient education organizational structure UNDER allied health job family including job descriptions, performance appraisals and competencies
  • Developed clinical training program for public health graduates on diabetes management in collaboration with QU
  • 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 patient education
  • Published many papers about diabetes and diabetes self-management in international Journal
  • Main vision is to shift diabetes and other chronic diseases management from purely medical management to self-management practice by empowering people with diabetes to be partner in their medical management in Middle East and North Africa region