Amanj Ahmad

Consultant Geriatrician | United Arab Emirates

Dr Amanj Ahmad had completed his higher medical training in London. He became a fellow of the Royal College of Medicine of England and was awarded his certificate of completion of training (Board Certification) in Geriatric /General internal medicine in 2016. He completed the prestigious National Fellowship in Geriatric medicine at the London teaching Hospital. Dr Ahmad was appointed as Geriatric Consultant in Ipswich Hospital in 2016 which is a Cambridge Hospital affiliated teaching and researc […]

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Amar Salti

staff Physician | United Arab Emirates

Dr. Amar Salti, MD, is a staff Physician in Anesthesia and Pain Medicine at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Dr. Salti spent 4 years at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City and 12 years at Zayed Military Hospital in Abu Dhabi. Dr. Salti studied Medicine at Rene Descartes University, Paris, France and did his fellowship in Anesthesia and Intensive Care at Bichat Hospital Paris, France. Dr. Salti is French board certified in both Anesthesia and Pain Medi […]

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Gisha Paul

Wound Care Manager | United Arab Emirates

Gisha Paul, a certified wound care nurse. She has completed her post graduation in wound mangement from MacEwan University, Canada. She is an ex ICU nurse with great experience and currently, working as a wound care nurse at American Hospital Dubai. She has solid experience in managing cancer, vascular, diabetic, surgical wounds including negative pressure wound therapy.

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Katie Sweeting

Specialist Palliative Care | United Arab Emirates

Dr. Katie completed specialist training in London and South East England to become a consultant in palliative medicine in 2009, working in both acute hospital and hospice settings. She has extensive experience of managing symptoms, concerns and expectations of patients with advanced cancer and other life-limiting illnesses. She is accredited by the Royal College of Physicians (UK) as both an educational supervisor and mentor.

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Mary Lynn McPherson


Mary Lynn McPherson, Pharm.D., MA, MDE, BCPS, is Professor and Executive Director, Advanced Post-Graduate Education in Palliative Care in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy in Baltimore. In addition to a PharmD degree, Dr. McPherson has a master’s degree in Instructional Systems Development, and a Masters in Distance Education and e-Learning. She is the Executive Program Director of the Online Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Science […]

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Melanie Schlatter

Clinical Health Psychologist | United Arab Emirates

Dr Melanie Schlatter (PhD) is a Clinical Health Psychologist from New Zealand who has lived and worked in Dubai for over 15 years. She came here because she saw a great need for psychological support services in the health and medical community, and she currently works in both departments of Oncology and Psychiatry at the American Hospital Dubai. Melanie is trained in the psychology of health, disease and treatment processes. She has post-graduate qualifications in psychology, pharmacology and r […]

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Mona Tareen

Consultant Palliative Medicine | United Arab Emirates

Dr. Mona Tareen is a Consultant in Palliative, Geriatric and Internal Medicine. She obtained her basic medical degree from Dhow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan and completed her US Board Certification in Internal Medicine, Geriatrics Board Certification and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. She has worked as Palliative Medicine Consultant and Medical Director of Hospice and Palliative Care Program in the US and also served the Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, as Consultant Geriatrician […]

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Sebastiano Mercadante

Director of the Main Regional Center for Pain Relief and Palliative/Supportive Care | Italy

Sebastiano Mercadante obtained his doctorate in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Palermo, Italy, in 1979, having specialized in Anesthesiology and Science of Nutrition. He is Adjunct Professor of Palliative Medicine at the University of Texas, Houston, and the Director of the Main Regional Center for Pain Relief and Palliative/Supportive Care at La Maddalena Clinic for Cancer, Italy. He has published more than 500 papers in peer-reviewed journals, and is the author of more than 40 cha […]

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