C.V. of Dr. Omar Fathaldin NAME Omar Ahmad Fathaldin EDUCATION: TRAINING INSTITUTION AND LOCATION American College of Physicians American College of Rheumatology Canadian Board American Board King Abdulaziz University, KSA POSITION TITLE Assistant Professor and Consultant in Internal Medicine (Rheumatology), Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia DEGREE FACP FACR FRCP(C) MD MBChB YEAR(s) 1996 1993 1992 1991 1984 FIELD OF STUDY Medicine Internal Medicine Internal Medicine Rheumatology Rheumatology A. Professional Experience: 1994 – present Currently Assistant Professor and Consultant in Internal Medicine/Rheumatology at King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, KSA Senior member of Rheumatology section of medicine, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, KSA 1993-1994 Fellowship training in Rheumatology Department, Vancouver, Canada 1990-1992 Subspecialty training department of Rheumatology, Ottawa, Canada 1987-1990 Residency training program Department of Medicine, Ottawa, Canada 1985-1987 Demonstrator, Department of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University Hospital, Jeddah, KSA B. Membership & Committee: 2009 Research participant in the center of excellence for Osteoporosis Research, KSA 2006 Member of Saudi Commission for Health Specialties 2004 Member of Jeddah Rheumatology Club 2001 Member of the organizing committee for international conference on advanced medicine, Jeddah 1999 Member of the Jeddah Osteoporosis Club (JOSC) 1996Senior member of the committee for Saudi commission for health specialties for evaluation specialist/consultant Rheumatology for West & South district of Saudi Arabia. Member of the Organizing Committee for the Third Pan Arab Rheumatology Conference in Riyadh 1996-2000 Member of (Hajj) pilgrim medical advisory committee for Ministry of Health 1993 Member of Canadian Rheumatism Association 1991-1996 Membership of Royal College of Physicians 1988-1989 Vice President of Saudi Student House Club, Ottawa, Canada C. Conferences attended: May 22-23, 2009 Chairman Session Participation The Enbrel 1st AS MENA Summit, Cairo, Egypt Mar 20-22, 2009 Global Expert Meeting in RA Budapaets, Hungary Feb 17-20, 2009 31st Annual Meeting of the Egyptian Society for Joint & Arthritis, Egypt Jan 17-20, 2009 1st EMS Bureau, Dubai, UAE Nov 21, 2008 IL-6 inhibition with Actemra (tocilizumab) A new approach to the treatment of Rheumatology Arthritis, Dubai, UAE June 11-14, 2008 Annual European congress of Rheumatology "EULAR 2008", Paris, France Jan 21-24, 2008 8th Arab Pan Rheumatology Society Conference, Aldouha, Qatar June 13-16, 2007 Annual European Congress of Rheumatology "EULAR 2007", Barcelona, Spain Aug 1-5, 2006 12th Asia Rheumatology APLA Facing the Challenges, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Apr 8-9, 2005 5th Regional Medical Conference, Cairo, Egypt D. Publications: ü Pattern to admission to Hospital doing Muslim pilgrimage ü Saudi medical journal Volume 24- Issue 10 Page 1073 – 6 Oct.2003 On going Research: 1. Prevalence &Severity of Vit D level deficiency in 600 normal persons ( prospective – Retrospective Cohart study with Dr. Suzan Attar ) Start May 2009 . 2. Prevalence & Severity of Vit D level deficiency in 400 normal persons ( prospective – Retrospective Cohart study with Dr. Suzan Attar ) Start May 2009. 3. Do RA drugs affect the level of Vit D in patient with early stage RA Vitamin D status in patient with early stage RA ( cohart prospective study with the Youth Development program Hatem Batawi –4th year medical student ) Start May 2009. 4. Prevalence & Severity of Vit D status in healthy 4th year male medical Students( 60 students ) ( cohart prospective study with the Youth Development program Suhail Turkistani -4th year medical student) Start May 2009. 5. Prevalence of osteoporosis in type II diabetes mellitus ( Prospective Cohart study with Dr.Abdulrahman Alshaikh ). 6. Incidence of Grave's disease in Western area in Saudi Arabia ( Retrospective study with Dr.Abdulrahman Alshaikh) . 7. Comparison of Detemair ( Humulin) Insulin and Glargine ( Actos) Insulin in treatment of type II diabetes mellitus. ( Retrospective study with Dr. Abdulrahman Alshaikh ) 8. Sleep pattern and impaired GTT ( Retrospective study with Dr.Abdulrahman Alsheikh) 9. Prevalence & Severity of Vit D level deficiency in 160 adults with RA. 10. Association of low Vit D level in 160 (p)ē RA and Activity of the disease . 11. Prevalence & Severity of Vit D level in 1000 patient in private Rheumatology clinic . 12. Prevalence & Severity of Vit D level in 175 F. IU.S patients and Cohart prospective studies. 13. Association of correction of Vit D 175 difficult patient with F.IU.S and Glohal Sympolamtic relief .