Dr. Saleh Fares Al-Ali is the Executive Director of the Emergency Preparedness & Response Center at the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi where he has also served as an advisor at the Undersecretary Office and a Deputy Commander of Zayed Military Hospital. He has more than 21 years of experience in the health care sector including Zayed Military Hospital, McGill University teaching hospitals, University of Toronto, and Harvard teaching hospitals. He is Canadian and American Board-certified in Emergency Medicine since 2007 and holds a Prehospital Care fellowship from the University of Toronto and a Disaster Medicine fellowship. He holds a Master of Public Health (MPH) and a PhD in Health Policy and Management, both from John Hopkins University.
In addition, Dr. Saleh Fares Al-Ali has organized several local and international conferences in Emergency Medicine, Prehospital Care, and Disaster Medicine. He is an active member of several committees in WHO, IFEM, the Arab Board of Emergency Medicine, and many others.