SAMS Foundation is governed by an appointed board of director and its operations are implemented by dedicated staff and volunteer medical professionals in five countries.

SAMS Foundation Board Members (Elected in 2017)

  • Dr. Amjad Rass (Chair)
  • Dr. Majd Isreb (Past Foundation Chair)
  • Dr. Ahmad Tarakji (Society President) 
  • Dr. Mufaddal Hamadeh (Treasurer)
  • Dr. Basel Termanini (Society VP)
  • Dr. Mohammad K. Hamza
  • Dr. Mohamad Al-Hosni
  • Dr. Mohammad Saleh
  • Dr. Hend Azhary

SAMS Committees

NEPHROLOGY COMMITTEE

  • Dr. Fahd Alsaghir (Chair)
  • Dr. Oussama Rifai
  • Dr. Mohamed Sekkarie
  • Dr. Saleh Kaysi
  • Dr. Sami Alasfar
  • Dr. Khaldoun Soudan
  • Dr. Fahd Alsaghir
  • Dr. Majd Isreb
  • Dr. Akram Almakki
  • Dr. Abdulrahman Zanabli
  • Dr. Lina Murad
  • Dr. Kamel Hatahet
  • Dr. Mohamad Hasan
  • Dr. Nour Housseini
  • Dr. Bashar Mourad

DENTAL COMMITTEE

  • Dr. Mohammad Nahas (Chair)
  • Dr. Omar Salem
  • Dr. Imad Shami
  • Dr. Nawaf Masri

OPHTHALMOLOGY COMMITTEE

  • Dr. Aref Rifai
  • Dr. Iyad Azrak
  • Dr. Mohammad Al-Khudari

INFECTIOUS DISEASE COMMITTEE

  • Dr. Jaber Monla Hasan (Chair)
  • Dr. Mazen Najjar
  • Dr. Anas Moughrabieh
  • Dr. Aula Abbara
  • Dr. Nour Akhras

CARDIOLOGY COMMITTEE

  • Dr. Rafel Atassi
  • Dr. Zaki Lababidi
  • Dr. Luay Sayed
  • Dr. Wael Al-Husami
  • Dr. Waseem Akhter
  • Dr. Hikmat Kabbani
  • Dr. Moeen Saleem
  • Dr. Bassam Moushmoush

JORDAN & SOUTHERN SYRIA REGIONAL MEDICAL RELIEF COMMITTEE

  • Dr. Jihad Shoshara (chair)
  • Dr. Mohammad Saleh
  • Dr. Majd Isreb
  • Dr. Hend Azhary
  • Dr. Basel Atassi
  • Dr. Ahmad Sibai
  • RN. Barbara O’Neil
  • Dr. Hazar Jaber

TURKEY & NORTHERN SYRIA REGIONAL MEDICAL RELIEF COMMITTEE

  • Dr. Amjad Rass (Chair)
  • Dr. Yahia Rahim
  • Dr. Lina Murad
  • Dr. Mohammad Al-Nahhas
  • Dr. Ahmad Tarakji (SAMS President)
  • Dr. Basel Termanini (SAMS VP)
  • Dr. Aref Al-kali
  • Dr. Mohammad Saleh
  •  Dr. Mohamad Al-Hosni
  • Dr. Anas Moughrabieh
  • Dr. Hisham Bismar
  • Dr. Saleem Al Nuaimi
  • Dr. Mazen Kewara (SAMS Turkey Country Director)
  • Dr. Randa Loutfi (SAMS Director of Programs)

LEBANON AND MIDWEST SYRIA REGIONAL MEDICAL RELIEF COMMITTEE

  • Dr. Yasser Wafai (Chair) ok
  • Dr. Mufaddal Hamadeh
  • Dr. Fuwad Al-Sabek
  • Dr. Ammar Ghanem
  • Dr. Ibrahim Almasri
  • Dr. Mohamed Sekkarie
  • Dr. Abdulgany Hamadeh
  • Dr. Randa Loutfi (Director of Programs)
  • Dr. Khaled Diab (Country Programs Manager)

GLOBAL RELIEF COMMITTEE

  • Dr. Majd Isreb
  •  Dr. Aula Abbara
  • Dr. Tarek Zetoune
  • Pharm. Ekta Yogi
  • Lindsey Smith
  • Kate Jarman
  • Dr. Chighaf Bakour
  • Dina Prior (Emergency Response Specialist)
  • David Lillie (SAMS Executive Director)
  • Dr. Randa Loutfi (SAMS Director of Programs)·      

MENTAL HEALTH COMMITTEE

  • Dr. Mohammad Khalid Hamzeh (Chair)
  • Dr. Yousef Abouallaban
  • Dr. Saleem Al-Nuaimi
  • Dr. Bassam Awwa
  • Dr. Tarif Bakdash 
  • Dr. Yassar Kanawati
  • Dr. Ammat Traboulsi

INTENSIVE CARE UNITS AND TELE-MEDICINE SUBCOMMITTEE

  • Dr. Anas Moughrabieh (Chair)
  • Dr. Jaber Monla-Hassan
  • Dr. Abdulghani Sankari
  • Dr. Ammar Ghanem
  • Dr. Abdulrazak Alchakaki
  • Dr. Maher Sakkur
  • Dr. Nidal Elwiher
  • Dr. Eyad Karzoun
  • Dr. Ahmad Alhajhusain

ENDOCRINOLOGY SUBCOMMITTEE

  • Dr. M. Rateb Alwazeer (Chair)
  • Dr. Nizar Albache
  • Dr. Rana Alsabbagh
  • Dr. Mouhammed Al Habra
  • Dr. Saher Msallati
  • Dr. Raghda Sahloul
  • Dr. Alaa Al Nofal

JORDAN MEDICAL MISSIONS COMMITTEE

  • Dr. Muhammad Saleh (chair)
  • Dr. Majd Isreb
  • Dr. Opada Alzohaili
  • Dr. Bassel Atassi
  • Dr. Ahmad Sibai
  • RN. Barbara O’Neill

GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY SUBCOMMITTEE

  • Dr. Saud Suleiman (Chair)
  • Dr. Basel Termanini (SAMS VP_
  • Dr. Azzam Muftah
  • Dr. Khaled Issa
  • Dr. Maher Azzouz
  • Dr. M. Mazen Kudaimi
  • Dr. Ihab Herraka
  • Dr. Bashar Alaswad
  • Dr. Samir Ayasso
  • Dr. Hiba Radwan
  • Dr. Suleiman Abdulrahim
  • Dr. Maher Salam

PHARMACY AND NUTRITION COMMITTEE

  • Pharm. Lara Zakaria (Chair)
  • Pharm. Suzan Kanawati
  • Pharm. Areej Bilal
  • Pharm. Yasmin Samra
  • Pharm. Tamara Vefali

MEDICAL TRAINING SUBCOMMITTEE

  • Dr. Jaber Monla-Hassan (Chair)
  • Dr. Ahmad Tarakji
  • Dr. Wael Hakmeh

EDUCATION AND ONLINE COURSES COMMITTEE

  • Dr. Shadi Latta (Chair)
  • Dr. Bassel Atassi
  • Dr. Fares Alahdab
  • Dr. Tareq Alyousef
  • Dr. Mamoun Abdo
  • Dr. M. Nour Alhosaini
  • Dr. Jihad Alharash
  • Dr. Abdulrahman Masrani
  • Dr. Ahmad Almoujahed
  • Dr. Bader Aldeen Alhafez
  • Dr. Muhammad Alsayed
  • Dr. Chaid Alraies
  • Dr. Abdullah Alrifai
  • Dr. Wisam Kiwan

SUPPLIES CHAIN AND MEDICATION SUBCOMMITTEE

  • Dr. Wael Khouli (Chair)
  • Dr. Najib Barakat
  • Dr. Amjad Rass
  • Dr. Feras Bitar
  • Dr. Basel Termanini
  • Dr. Abdulrazak Alchakaki
  • Ms. Maysa Nabulsi (Logistics and GIK Coordinator)

FUNDRAISING  COMMITTEE

  • Dr. Basel Termanini (Chair)
  • Dr. Amjad Rass
  • Dr. Yahia Abdul Rahim
  • Dr. Zaki Lababidi
  • Dr. Ammar Ghanem
  • Dr. Jihad Alharash
  • Dr. Souheil Habbal
  • Mrs. Nada Jabri (SAMS Midwest Foundation)

HEMATOLOGY/ ONCOLOGY SUBCOMMITTEE 

  • Dr. Bassel Atassi (Chair)
  • Dr. Ammar Hayani (Pediatric Heme/Onc Vice Chair) 
  • Dr. Ammar Hamad (Adult Heme/Onc Vice Chair)  
  • Dr. Aref Alkali
  • Dr. Mohamad Badawi
  • Dr. Zaher Naji
  • Dr. Ahmad Hazouri
  • Dr. Mufaddal Hamadeh   
  • Dr. Ammar Sukari
  • Dr. Haifa Abdulhaq
  • Dr. Shadi Latta
  • Dr. Tarek Jazaerly  
 
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