Arab Journal of Rheumatology

Mission and vision:

  • Arab journal of rheumatology is the official journal of the Arab league of association for rheumatology. 

  • It accepts and publish high quality medical articles related to rheumatology, immune disorders, osteoporosis and rehabilitation medicine to disseminate scientific and clinical research and advance knowledge and practice 

  • The Arab journal of rheumatology is a peer reviewed journal which welcomes clinicians and researchers to submit original articles and experimental research in addition to interesting cases and smaller studies.

  • The acceptance criteria are the quality and originality of the research. 

Layla Kazkaz

MD, PhD, FRCP

AJR President
Senior consultant rheumatologist
President of the Syrian association for rheumatology
Chair of the scientific committee of the Syrian association for osteoporosis prevention
Member of the scientific council and examination board of the Locomotor system diseases of the ministry of health
Member of the British society for rheumatology
Fellow of the Royal college of physicians of London
Member of ArLAR

Syria

Fatemah Abutiban

MD - Ex. Officio

President of Arab League of Associations of Rheumatology (ArLAR)
Consultant of medicine and rheumatology at Jaber Alahmed hospital, Shiekhan Alfaresi rheumatology centre, and Kuwait oil company, state of Kuwait.
President of Kuwait Association of Rheumatology and the treasurer of Kuwait Osteoporosis Society

Kuwait

Nizar AbdulLateef Jasim

MD - Ex. Officio

Chairman of the Scientific Committee

Sr. Consultant Rheumatologist

Professor of Medicine University of Baghdad / College of Medicine
President of Iraqi League for Bone and Joint Health

President of the Pan-Arab Osteoporosis Society 

Iraq

Malik Djennane

MD

Professor at Mouloud Mammeri University - Tizi Ouzou 
Head of Rheumatology Department CHU - Tizi Ouzou (Algeria)
Member of the board of the Algerian Society of Rheumatology 
Member of the Scientific Committee of the African Society for the Fight against Osteoporosis

Algeria

Lobna Ahmed Maged

MD

Lecturer and consultant of Rheumatology and clinical immunology- Cairo University since 2017
Member and organizer of the Egyptian society of rheumatic diseases
Reviewer in Egyptian rheumatology and rehabilitation journal

Egypt

Yasameen Abbas Humadi 

MD

Lecturer at Alnahrain College of Medicine/ Department of Internal Medicine
MBChB AlNahrain college of Medicine 2010
Fellow of the Iraqi Board for Medical Specializations for Rheumatology and Medical Rehabilitation 2019
Currently working at Baghdad teaching hospital/Rheumatology consult clinic
Member of the Iraqi League for Bone and joint health at 2016

Iraq

Wafa Madanat

MD, PhD, FRCP

Consultant Rheumatologist
Jordanian Society of Rheumatology, co-founder, Chairman of Scientific Committee 2004-2010
Council member of the International Society for Behcet's disease
Member of editorial board- Journal of the Royal medical servises 
Reviewer- local and International  journals

Jordan

Mira Merashli

MD, FRCP 

Assistant professor in Rheumatology at American university of Beirut in Lebanon

Lebanon

Khaled Elmuntaser

Prof.

Graduated from the medical school of the University Heidelberg- Germany.
Training and Graduation in internal Medicine and Rheumatology University of Essen Germany.
Founder and previous President of the Libyan Rheumatology Society.
Previous Head of Rheumatology department Tripoli University
Consultant Rheumatologist in the MVZentrum for Rheumatology and Autoimmune Diseases Hamburg- Germany

Libya

Imad Ghozlani

MD, PhD

Professor of Rheumatology at the Ibn Zohr University of Agadir in Morocco 
Head of the Department of Rheumatology at the Military Hospital
Secretary-General of the Moroccan Society of Rheumatology (SMR) 
Principal Editor of the “Revue Marocaine de Rhumatologie” the official organ of the SMR.

Morocco

Farida Al Balushi

MD, FRCP 

Senior consultant rheumatologist
Head of Rheumatology unit at the Royal Hospital, Muscat, Oman since 2013
Vice president of the Oman society of rheumatology 2019 - 2021
Associate program director of the Oman medical specialty board internal medicine residency program from 2014-2018

Oman

Muaath Itmaizeh

MD

Head of rheumatology unit at  Al-makassed charitable Islamic hospital 
Jerusalem 

Palestine

Mohammad Hammoudeh

MD

Consultant, Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, Member of the editorial Board of Egyptian Rheumatology Journal, Member of the editorial Board of World Journal of Rheumatology.

Qatar

Fehaid Ghali Alanazi

MD

Assistant Professor and consultant Rheumatology at the college of medicine, Majmaah University, Saudi Arabia
Vice dean for graduate studies and scientific research at the college of medicine, Majmaah University , Saudi Arabia
Head of medicine department at the college of medicine, Majmaah University, Saudi Arabia
Secretary general of Saudi society for rheumatology

Saudi Arabia

Abubakr Gumaa Balal Saad

MD

Consultant, internal medicine and adult rheumatology at Khartoum teaching Hospital.
Member of the rheumatology council in Sudan Medical specialization Board (SMSB).

Sudan

Saoussen Zrour

MD

Professor of Rheumatology at the University of Monastir, TUNISIA, MD in Rheumatology department at Fattouma Bourguiba Teaching Hospital, Monastir, TUNISIA.
Member of Tunisian League Against Rheumatism

Tunisia

Khalid Alnaqbi 

MD

Consultant & Chief of Rheumatology, Tawam Hospital, UAE
Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Medicine & Health Sciences
UAE
Vice President of Emirates Medical Association 

UAE