Mahmoud Ibrahim is a Consultant Endocrinologist and Director EDC, Center for Diabetes Education, USA. He is a graduate of the Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine in Cairo, where he continued his postgraduate studies in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology in 1988, gaining a masters in endocrinology.
Dr Ibrahim has been a member of the advisory board of the department of endocrinology and diabetes at the University Campus Bio-Medico, Rome, Italy since 2014. He is also a consultative board member for EMRO (East Mediterranean Office WHO), a faculty member of the Danish Diabetes Academy, Copenhagen, Denmark and a member of the Michigan Center for Diabetes Translational Research MCDTR, Ann Arbor, Michigan USA.
His clinical research interests and publications include the prevention and management of diabetes and its complications including during Hajj and Ramadan; diabetes education and its impact on clinical outcomes and hypoglycaemia and its management. He has received important honours and awards including the Paul Ghaliongi memorial lecture in October 2000, the American Diabetes Association’s 2009 Harold Rifkin Award for Distinguished International Service in the Cause of Diabetes, the East Mediterranean University Cyprus Annual Conference Award 2014 and the International Diabetes Federation Award in 2017.
His scientific activities include serving as editor of a number of scientific journals such as Clinical Diabetes (Middle East Edition) an official journal of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) 2002–13, Diabetes Care (Middle East Edition) 200215, and he is currently the editor of the International Journal of Diabetes and Endocrinology North Africa Region. He has been an abstract reviewer of important scientific conference and congresses around the world. He is currently a reviewer of peer-reviewed journals including the British Medical Journal, Diabetes Care and the Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology.