Local Speakers

Dr. Ovais Wadoo, FRCPsych 

Dr. Wadoo is the chair of the Middle East Division of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. He is a senior consultant in the Community Mental Health Services in Doha and associate professor, College of Medicine, Qatar University. He is the director of the psychiatry fellowship program and chair of various hospital committees. He was a consultant psychiatrist in the National Health Service in England before joining Hamad Medical Corporation in 2017. He is involved in clinical service, education, research, and service development initiatives and has been involved in producing national guidelines for mental disorders in Qatar. His research interests include primary care and community psychiatry, and he has an established record of research work published in international journals. He is the associate editor of the British Journal of Medical Practitioners and a member of various international organizations including the British Neurosciences Association (UK), International Brain Research Organization (France), and Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (Germany).