Dirk Deleu holds the position of the Head of Neurology and Neurophysiology at Hamad Medical Corporation and is a Professor of clinical neurology and neuroscience at Weill Cornell Medical College-Qatar, Doha, Qatar. In 1983, he obtained his M.D. degree with “magna cum laude” from the University (Vrije Universiteit) of Brussels, Belgium. He pursued his postgraduate program in neurology and became Belgian/European Board-Certified Neurologist in 1988. In 1990, he obtained an M.S. in medical and pharmaceutical research from the University of Brussels but continued his research. In 1994,he obtained his Ph.D. degree (Geaggregeerde van het Hoger Onderwijs), the highest academic degree in Belgium, from the same institution. He is a Fellow of the following professional organization: American Academy of Neurology, Royal College of Physicians (Edin), and the European Stroke Organization. He held the position of Director of Movement Disorders Clinic, University Hospital Brussels, before being appointed in 1993 as a Consultant Neurologist and an Associate Professor Clinical Pharmacology at Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. During this appointment, he served for several years as the Head of the Department of Clinical Pharmacology. He joined Hamad Medical Corporation in 2003. He is a Regional Advisor of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and serves on several Editorial and Review Boards, including at the Journal of Neurological Sciences. He has published over 150 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and is the author of an educational neurology website (http://www.neuroweb.us).
Biography Updated on 7 September 2009