International Programme Organising Committee

Arab Society for Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes


Asma Deeb

Dr Asma Deeb is a consultant and the chief of Paediatric Endocrinology at Mafraq Hospital in Abu Dhabi. She trained in the UK since 1991. Dr Deeb obtained an MD degree in Growth Hormone Gene Expression in 2002 from the University of Newcastle between 2001 - 2005 and obtained a CCST in paediatric endocrinology. Dr Deeb has a special interest in disorders of sexual differentiation, use of technology in the management of children with diabetes and genetics of diabetes mellitus in which she has published in Peer Review Journals.

Sarah Ehtisham

Dr Ehtisham graduated from the University of Cambridge in the UK and conducted her clinical training at Addenbrooke's Hospital. She is an exceptionally experienced paediatric endocrinologist who has received many research awards for her investigations into childhood diabetes. Prior to joining Mediclinic City Hospital, she was clinical lead for diabetes at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital and she was also an honorary lecturer in Endocrinology at the University of Manchester. Dr. Sarah received her CCST in Paediatric Endocrinology in 2007. She was also a member of the Royal College of Physicians Working Party on Obesity which published its report in 2013 and is part of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Obesity which meets regularly at the House of Commons in the UK.