It is with great pleasure that we announce GASCDO’s new board member from Oman, Professor Salam Alkindi, BA, MB, BCh, BAO, DME, MSc, FRCP. He is a professor and senior consultant at the Department of Hematology at Sultan Qaboos University in Muscat, Oman.
The professor is a trained physician in hematology/oncology in Dublin, Ireland. He is a graduate of the Bone and Marrow Transplant Program at The Fred Hutch Cancer Center in Seattle, USA. He has since worked for Sultan Qaboos University. He held the position of Head of the Department of Haematology, where he served for 10 years. Other positions include Deputy Clinical Director of Sultan Qaboos University Hospital for clinical affairs. His research interests include sickle cell disease, chronic leukemia and autoimmune disorders with over 100 articles published in international peer reviewed journals including NEJM, about haematologica, and blood. He is also the founder of Oman Hereditary Blood Disorders Association, and currently holding the position of deputy chairman.
We wish to extend our congratulations to Professor Salam Alkindi on his appointment and warmly welcome him to the GASCDO team.