CMHS Times

3rd Annual workshop in Asthma-Allergy and Pulmonlogy

Department: College of Medicine and Health Sciences Deans and Administration

Event Date: Thursday, February 26, 2004





    To provide continuing professional development for the Health CarPersonnel.


    To benefit from the experience of experts in the field.

    To Stimulate research interest.

    To forge closer relationship among physicians and scientists in the region 

       and elsewhere.


    To encourage collaboration between clinicians and various disciplines.


8:00 AM 9:00 AM








9:00 AM 9:30 AM


Opening Ceremony




  • Welcome Address

Dr. J Issac

Chairman, AARG, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates




  • Introduction

Dr. Mirza Ali Alsayegh

Chairperson, Emirates Respiratory Society

Emirates Medical Association

            United Arab Emirates




  • Inauguration

            Dr. S George Carruthers

Dean, FMHS, UAE University, Al Ain








Chairpersons: Dr. J Issac & Dr. Mirza Ali Alsayegh






9:30 AM- 9:50 AM


Pathophysiology of Asthma


Dr. Jose Joseph, MD, FRCP(UK), FCCP (USA)

Consultant in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine,

Asst. Professor, FMHS, UAE University, Al Ain, UAE



9:50  AM- 10: 10 AM


Management of chronic adult asthma


Dr. Ahmad Mohammad Zaki Radhi, MB ChB, MRCP(UK)

Al Ain Hospital, Al Ain, UAE






10:10 AM- 10:30 AM


Management of patient with allergy


Dr. Suleiman Al Hammadi MBBS, FAAP, FRCPC

Asst. Professor, Dept. of  Paediatrics, FMHS, UAE University, Al Ain, UAE






10:30 AM -10:45 AM









Chairpersons: Prof. Sayenna Uduman & Dr. Jose Joseph






11:15 AM-11:35 AM


Emerging respiratory infections


Dr. Pauline Jumaa, MBBS, MSc, FRCPath

Asst. Professor, Dept. of Medical Microbiology, FMHS, UAE University, Al Ain, UAE



11:35 AM-11:55 AM


New Drugs and Formulations in OPD


Prof. George Petroiau, MD, PhD, FCP

Professor & Chairman, Dept. of Pharmacology, FMHS, UAE University, Al Ain, UAE



11:55 AM-12:10 PM








Chairpersons Dr. Mirza Ali Alsayegh & Dr. Nizar Farjou

12:15 PM-12:35 PM


Management of COPD


Dr. Suresh Puri, MD, MRCP (UK),  FRCP (UK), FCCP (USA)

Specialist Physician and Pulmonologist, Head of the Dept. of Medicine & Pulmonary Medicine, Welcare Hospital, Dubai, UAE


12:35 PM-12:55 PM


Allergy Review


Pat Lavelle Walker

Nurse Manager, Dept. of Paediatrics, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE




12:55 PM-01:10 PM






Chairpersons   Dr. Imtiaz Ahmed & Dr. Suresh Puri



Chief Coordinators



Dr. S Kumar

Dept. of Radiology, Al Ain Hospital, Al Ain, UAE

Dr. Lekha Chandrasekharan

Specialist Radiologist, Gulf Medical College Hospital & Research Centre, Ajman, UAE

02: 30 PM-03:30 PM


X-Ray reviews

An exercise in X-ray reviews and Case Studies




3:30 PM


Closing Ceremony