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DR. ABDEL-KARIM M.K. KHAWALDEH

PERSONAL INFORMATION

 

Date of Birth       :1st of January 1951

Place of Birth      : Bala’ma, Mafraq , Jordan .          

Marital Status     : Married with four children

Languages           : Arabic, English & Greek

Address                : P.O.Box 950558 ,

                               Amman 11195 , Jordan

Telephone            : Home.  962  6  5852227

                               Mobile 962 79 5535858

Fax                      : 962  6  4621716

E mail                    : abdkhawaldeh@yahoo.com

 

 

 

DEGREES & CERTIFICATIONS

 1. Aug  1975 : Medical Diploma ( MD )

    Medical School ,

    Aristotalio University Of Thessalonica,

    Greece .

 

2. July 1985: Membership of the Royal College of Physicians.

   MRCP ( UK ).

 

3. Oct 1993 : Diploma in Endocrinology,

  University of London ( UK ).

 

4. Jan 1994: Jordan Board in Endocrinology.

 

5. July 2005: Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of

                       Edinburgh .  FRCP ( Edin )

 

6. July 2007: Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of

                       London .  FRCP ( London )

 

 

 

 

ACADEMIC RANK

Senior Consultant Endocrinologist

Department of Medicine

King Hussein Medical Center

Royal Medical Services

 

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine,

Faculty of Medicine

University of Jordan

 

POSTS AND POSITIONS   

 

Chief, Endocrine Division.  Jan 1993 - July1998 

Department of Medicine

King Hussein Medical Center

 

Chief, Professional & Training Division.  July1998 – Dec 1999

Directorate of the Royal Medical Services

 

Director, Professional & Training Department. Dec 1999 - Feb 2001

                                                                                 Aug 2006 – Sep 2007

Directorate of the Royal Medical Services.

 

Director, Prince Hashim Bin EL-Hussein Hospital .

Feb 2001 – July 2002

Royal Medical Services          

 

Chief, Internal Medicine Department. July 2002 – Aug. 2006

King Hussein Medical Center

 

Member of the Panel of Examiners for the Internal Medicine Board 

Examination.  Aug 1996 – Tell now

Jordan Medical Council

 

Member of the Panel of Examiners for the Endocrine Board 

Examination. Feb 2000 – Tell now

Jordan Medical Council

 

Member of the Panel of Examiners for the FRCS Ophthalmology 

Examination. Sep 2005 – Tell now

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow .

 

 

General Director Assistant for Medical Affairs –

Royal Medical Services. Sep 2007 – Oct 2007

 

Deputy, General Director, Royal Medical Services.

Oct 2007 – Sep 2008

 

President of the Jordanian Society for Endocrinology, Diabetes &Metabolism 

Feb 2008 – Tell now

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL AND SOCIETIES MEMBERSHIP

 

1.     Membership of the Royal College of Physicians ( MRCP ) UK .

 

2.     Membership of American College of Physicians.

 

3.     American Endocrine Society.

 

4.     American Diabetes Association.

 

5.     British Society for Endocrinology.

 

6.     British Diabetic Association.

 

7.     Jordanian Society of Internal Medicine.

 

8.     Jordanian Society for Endocrinology, Diabetes &Metabolism

 

9.     The Jordanian Society for Care for Diabetics.

 

10.            National Center for Diabetes, Endocrine and Genetic Diseases.

 

11.            Jordanian Osteoporosis Prevention Society.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

POSTGRADUATE EDUCATION & TRAINING

  • Sept. 1975 – Sept. 1976    Rotating Internship, Royal Medical Services.  

  • Oct. 1976 – June 1978        General Practitioner, Royal Medical Services.  
  • July 1978 – March 1983     Resident in Internal Medicine Royal Medical Services.  
  • April 1983 – June 1983      Course in Postgraduate Medicine.     Royal Postgraduate Medical School . Exeter University UK .  
  • July 1983 – Aug. 1984   Clinical attachment in General Medicine. Charring Cross Hospital , London UK .  
  • Sept. 1984 – Dec. 1984   Practical course in General Medicine. Whittington Hospital , London UK .  
  • Jan. 1985 – April. 1985  Advanced course in General Medicine. Royal Postgraduate Medical School , Hammersmith Hospital London UK .  
  • Nov. 1988 – Dec. 1989  Training in Endocrinology. Queen Elizabeth Hospital , University of Birmingham UK .  
  • Aug. 1992 – Sept. 1992       Course in Dialectology (Practical Dialectology) Steno Diabetes Center Denmark  
  • 21 – Oct. 1992 – Nov. 1993    Diploma Course in Endocrinology   Hammersmith Hospital London UK .  
  • 31 July 1996       Sixth Cambridge Seminar on the Epidemiology & Public Health Aspects of Diabetes Mellitus. Clare College , Cambridge UK .  
PRESENTATIONS AT NATIONAL MEETINGS  

1.     Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology in the management of thyroid nodules.

The 8th annual Scientific Day of faculty of Medicine 26th April 1994 Jordan University of Science & Technology.  

2.     Assessment of diabetic autonomic dysfunction by RR-variation interval.

14th Scientific day Jordan Faculty of Medicine 29th June 1994

Jordan University .  

3.     Skin & Diabetes Mellitus.

3rd Scientific Medical Day of Internal Medicine Department 17th Nov. 1994 . Royal Medical Services.  

4.     Diabetes Mellitus & Peripheral Neuropathy.

3rd Scientific Medical Day of Internal Medicine Department 17th Nov. 1994 . Royal Medical Services.  

5.     Testicular Ultrasonic evaluation of Males with primary infertility.

The 11th annual Scientific Day of Faculty of Medicine 8th April 1997 Jordan University of Science & Technology.  

 

PRESENTATIONS AT INTERNATIONAL MEETINGS  

1.     Effect of Glucagon Like Peptide 1 ( 7-36 amide) on Insulin Secretion and Insulin Sensitivity in Health Volunteers.

Medical & Scientific Section autumn meeting of BDA, 23-24 sep. 1993 Southampton . UK .  

2.     Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology in the Management of Thyroid Nodules.

1st Hellenic –Jordanian Medical Congress February 1996.

Amman Jordan .  

3.     Prolactinoma : Ten Years Experience at KHMC.

1st International Medical Congress 14-17 th May 1996.

Amman Jordan .  

4.     Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy of the Thyroid Cytohistological Correlation.

1st International Medical Congress 14-17th May 1996

Amman Jordan  

5.     Panic disorder among patients with thyrotoxic like symptoms in endocrinology.

The First Spanish – Jordanian Medical Congress 28-30 Oct. 1996

Amman - Jordan  

6.     Insulin therapy and Nurses Knowledge.

Fifth International Middle East Nursing Conference, May 4-5, 1998 .

Irbid – Jordan.  

7.     Thyroid dysfunction in diabetes mellitus.

1st Pan Arab Congress of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases.

October 20-23, 1999 Beirut Lebanon .  

8. Hyperlipidaemia in Non Insulin- Dependent Diabetes       

    Mellitus.

    1st International Jordanian – Greek medical Congress

    May 10-12, 2000 Amman Jordan .  

9. Microalbuminuria and predictor factors of Ischemic Heart Disease among T2DM patients.

The First International Conference of Jordan Atherosclerosis and Hypertension Society  

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY  

1.     Effects of Glucagon Like Peptide – 1 (7-36) Amide on Insulin Secretion and Insulin Sensitivity.

Thesis submitted for the Diploma in Endocrinology

University of London UK . 1993  

2.     Practical Guide to the Diabetic Patients.

Book in Arabic 1994

3.     K Horany, A Woriekat, A Khawaldeh, K Majali, O Malkawi

           Assessment of diabetic autonomic dysfunction by RR-interval variation

Accepted for publication in Iraqi Medical Journal 15 June 1995.

4.     O. Malkawi, K Al Majali, A K Khawaldeh, and F Haddad. Orofacial Mucormycosis and diabetes.  International Diabetes Digest, Vol. 8 No. 1, 1997.  

5.     A Khawaldeh, F Haddad, A Izzat.

Insulin therapy and nurses’ professional knowledge.

Journal of the Royal Medical Services, Vol. 4 No. 2,

December 1997.  

6.     K Ajlouni, Y Qusous, A Khawaldeh, H Jaddou, A Batiehah, F Ammari, M Zaheri, A Mashsl.

Incidence of insulin- dependent diabetes mellitus in Jordanian Children aged 0-14 y during 1992-1996.

Acta Paediatr 87 : 1-3. 1998.  

7.     F. Haddad, A. K Khawaldeh, H. Ababneh, O. Malkawi.      Pattern of Bacteria and fungi Growth in the Non- Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus’ Toe Webs.                         

     Bahrain Medical Bulletin, Vol. 20, No. 1,March 1998.  

8.     A Khawaldeh, F Haddad, O Malkawi, T Ahmad, M Al – Shobaki .

Panic disorder among patients presenting to endocrine clinic with thyrotoxic like symptoms.                                                 

The Arab Journal Of Psychiatry, Vol. 9. No. 1, 1998  

9.     M Shennak, A Khawaldeh, A Misha’l , A Kheir, M Al-Arouj, A Al–Nakhi.

Novo pen acceptance during injections in NIDDM patients :

A multicenter, open randomized, crossover study.

Journal of the Arab Board of Medical Specializations Vol. 1, No. 1, January 1999.

10.       A Khawaldeh, Y Ajlouni, O Malkawi.

Thyroid dysfunction in diabetes mellitus.

Accepted for publication in the Qatar Medical Journal .

5 October 1999 .  

11.       A Khawaldeh, Y Ajlouni.

               Hyperlipidaemia in Non Insulin- Dependent Diabetes       

      Mellitus.

Bahrain Medical Bulletin, Volume 21, Number4, December 1999  

12.       Tahat, A Khawaldeh.

Hypothyroidism and open angle glaucoma, an accidental or an essential coexistence ?

Eastren Mediterranean Health Journal, Vol.6, Nos 2/3, 2000.

13.M A Husan, A Batieha, H Jadou, A Khawaldeh, and K Ajlouni.

Growth status of Jordanian school children in military-funded schools.

          European Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2001) 55, 380-386.  

14. H Jadou, A Batieha, A Khawaldeh, Y Qusous and K Ajlouni

     Blood pressure profile in schoolchildren and Adolescents in

     Jordan Annals of Saudi Medicine, vol 21, Nov 1-2,2001 .  

15.  M A Husan, A Batieha, H Jadou, A Khawaldeh, and K Ajlouni.

     Socio-economic discrepancies in growth status of Jordanian children in military-run schools: At the turn of the twentieth century.  Saudi Med J 2003; Vol,245).   

16. F. Haddad, A. Omari, O. Malkawi, W. Ajour, A. Izat, H. Kharsof and A. Khawaldeh.

      Patterns of Testicular Cytology in men with Primary Infertility.   Any change since the Gulf War?

      Acta Cytologica Volume 48, Number 6/

      November – December 2004.  

17. H.Hamamy, M.Barham, A.Khawaldeh, D.Cockburn, H.Snowden, K.Ajlouni.

Alstrom Syndrome in four sibs from north Jordan .

Ann Saudi Med 26(6)      November – December 2006.  

 

    

 

 

 

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