Journal of Emergency Medicine, Trauma and Acute Care


Hassan Al Thani, PhD, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar

Dr. Hassan Al Thani is the Head of Trauma and Vascular Surgery Sections of Hamad General Hospital, Chairperson of the ACS (ATLS) Committee on Trauma in Qatar, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, as well as other institutions in the UK and Canada. He graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and completed his surgical training in Qatar and Canada. He completed his training in General Surgery, Trauma, and Vascular Surgery at McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences in Hamilton, Canada.  He then joined  Hamad General Hospital as a Senior Consultant in the Department of Surgery.  In the same year, he established the Vascular Surgery Section. He has a Master’s Degree in Logistics Hospitals Management from the International Transport and Logistics Institute – Cairo, Egypt, and recently finished his International Executive Master’s Degree in  Emergency and Disaster Management at Georgetown University, Qatar. 

Dr. Al Thani is the author or co-author of more than 300 publications and peer-reviewed articles and has nine book chapters. Additionally, Dr. Al Thani was involved in several administrative duties, which included Board Member of Hamad Medical Corporation from 2006-2008, Chairman of the Organ Transplant Committee from 2008-2009, Board Member of Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar from 2008 - 2012, Executive Board Member of the Gulf Vascular Society from 2007, President of the Gulf Vascular Society from 2009, and Board Member of Qatar Medical College among others.

Associate Editor-in-Chief

Sandro Rizoli, PhD, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar

Dr. Sandro Rizoli received his Doctor of Medicine degree and completed a General Surgery residency in Brazil. He moved to Canada in 1992 and underwent a second residency in General Surgery at the University of Toronto. Two fellowships followed the Residency in Trauma and Critical Care as well as a PhD. In 2002 he joined the University of Toronto and the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre as Associate Professor of Surgery and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Rizoli was promoted to Full Professor in 2012. Dr. Rizoli received two endowed chairs: The De Souza Chair and the St. Michael’s and University of Toronto Endowed Chair in Trauma Research. Dr. Rizoli was the President of the Trauma Association of Canada, the Panamerican Trauma Society, and Chair of the Region XII (East Canada) of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma.

Currently, he has over 300 peer-reviewed publications, supervised numerous PhD, MSc, fellows, residents, and students. Dr. Rizoli is also the Medical Director of Trauma at the Hamad General Hospital in Doha, Qatar. Additionally, he is the Editor of 2 surgical Journals: JEMTAC and the Panamerican Journal of Trauma. 

Editorial Board

Senior Editors

Ayman El-Menyar, PhD, Hamad Medical Corporation; Weill Cornell Medical College-Qatar, Doha, Qatar

Ayman El-Menyar is a Professor of Clinical Research in Trauma and Vascular Surgery at Hamad General Hospital and an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College since 2007. He is a Principal Research Scientist at HMC. He also worked as a cardiologist in the field of Clinical Cardiology from 1993 until June 2011. He is a senior consultant of cardiology at the Egyptian Medical Syndicate. 

Guillaume Alinier, PhD, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar

Guillaume Alinier (PhD, MPhys (Hons), PGCert, NTF, SFHEA) is Director of Research at Hamad Medical Corporation Ambulance Service, Doha, Qatar, and a Visiting Professor at the University of Hertfordshire and Northumbria University in the UK, and Adjunct Professor of Education in Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar. He has over 20 years of academic experience and serves on numerous international journal editorial boards, including as a Guest Managing Editor and regular member of conference scientific committees.

Khalid Bashir, PhD, Weill Cornell Medical College-Qatar; College of Medicine, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar

Khalid Bashir, a Senior Consultant in the Emergency Department at Hamad General Hospital and Head of the Clinical Department at Qatar University's College of Medicine, is a Fellow of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, UK, and served as an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. With over 70 peer-reviewed publications, his expertise includes vertigo management, POCUS, and medical education.

Associate Editors

Syed Imran Ghouri, PhD, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar

Muayad Kasim Khalid, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar

Rafael J. Consunji, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar

Salvatore Di Somma, University La Sapenza, Roma, Italy

Sanjeev Bhoi, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Aftab Azad, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar

Sagar Galwankar, The Florida State University, Sarasota, USA

Vimal Krishnan S, Kasturba Medical College, Karnataka, India

Peter Cameron, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

Honorary Chairman of the Editorial Board  

HE H.A. Hajar Al Binali


Journals Publisher
Salah B. Ajjur, PhD

Acting head of academic journal publications in HBKU press.

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