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Dr. Abdullatif Mohamed Al Khal is the Deputy Chief Medical Officer and Director of the Department of Medical Education at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) in Doha, Qatar. He also serves as a Senior Consultant in Infectious Disease and Head of the Adult Infectious Diseases Division, Manager of Qatar’s National Tuberculosis Program, Director of Qatar’s Clinical AIDS Program.

Dr. Al-Khal earned his MBBCh from the Royal College of Surgeon in Ireland, completed his residency and fellowship training in Connecticut (USA), and is American board-certified in both Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease.

In addition to his clinical roles, Dr. Al-Khal also serves in an advisory role to several public health programs under the umbrella of the Qatar Ministry of Public Health. He has held a faculty appointment as Adjunct Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine - Qatar since 2007 and holds the title of Clinical Professor of Medicine at Qatar University’s College of Medicine as well as serving as the College’s founding Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs. 

Dr. Al-Khal remains active in research and publishes regularly with his interests spanning the fields of internal medicine, infectious disease, pharmacology, and medical education.