Prof. Mohamed Al-Moamary

  • Editor-in-Chief, Annals of Thoracic Medicine
  • King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh

Prof. Mohamed Al-Moamary is the Vice President, Development and Quality Management since July 2013. He started
his career in academia as the Director of Internal Medicine Residency Training Program (2002-2004) in the Department
of Medicine at King Abdulaziz Medical City-Riyadh (KAMC-R). With the establishment of the College of Medicine at King
Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences on 2004, he was a member of the commissioning committee. He then
appointed as the founding Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs (2006-2011) where he led the implementation of the
curriculum at the KAMC-R and launched a faculty enhancement program. He also served as the Assistant Vice President
for Educational Affairs (2010-2013). He is the author of a unique Framework for Medical Interns’ Competencies. He also
led the innovative efforts to integrate patient Safety in the College of Medicine curriculum.
In the clinical field, Prof. Al-Moamary is the Executive Director, King Abdulaziz City-Central Region, Ministry of National
Guard. He is practicing as a consultant in Pulmonary Medicine since 1997. He is the founder of the first national
pulmonary rehabilitation program on 2000. His area of interest is airway diseases namely Asthma, COPD. And
vaccination. He has Published more than 60 papers in the areas of airway diseases, education and leadership in
respectable peer reviewed journals. He founded and chaired the Annual asthma meeting from 2001-2010. Prof. Al-
Moamary is a member of the Administrative Board of the Saudi Thoracic Society where he has various contributions in
the field of Pulmonary Medicine. He also the founding Chairman and primary author of the Saudi Initiative for Asthma
(SINA), the national guidelines for the diagnosis and management of asthma. He is also a founding Editor-in Chief of the
Annals of Thoracic Medicine from 2006 till date.
Prof. Al-Moamary is a graduate from College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh on 1989. In 1994, he was
awarded Arab Board in Internal Medicine (ABIM) and the Membership of the Royal College of Physicians in the UK
(MRCP-UK). In 1996, he completed a Fellowship in Respiratory Medicine from the University of British Columbia,
Vancouver, Canada. The American College of Chest Physician elected him as a Fellow (FCCP) in 1999. The Royal Colleges
of Physician of Edinburgh has also elected him as a fellow (FRCP-Edin) in 2007. He recently awarded a Master of
Business Administration in Leadership and sustainability (MBA-LS) from the University of Cumbria, UK in 2014 where his
thesis was about authentic leadership in academia