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 (2015)

  • Majd Isreb, MD, Foundation Chairman
  • Amjad Rass, MD, Past Chairman
  • Mohamad Sekkarie, MD, Treasurer
  • Aref Al-kali, MD
  • Mufaddal Hamadeh, MD
  • Mohamad Nahhas, MD
  • Ahmad Tarakji, MD, President of SAMS Society

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

DENTAL COMMITTEE

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

OPHTHALMOLOGY COMMITTEE

  • Dr. Aref Rifai
  • Dr. Iyad Azrak

INFECTIOUS DISEASE COMMITTEE

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

JORDAN & SOUTHERN SYRIA REGIONAL MEDICAL RELIEF COMMITTEE

  • Dr. Aref Al-kali (Chair)
  • Rania Al-Qenneh (Acting Country Manager)
  • Dr. Amhad Sibai
  • Dr. Majd Isreb
  • Dr. Amjad Rass
  • Dr. Yassar Kanawati
  • Dr. Ammar Trabulsi
  • Dr. Ahmad Alhajhusain
  • Dr. Lara Zakaria
  • Dr. Mohammad Saleh
  • Dr. Ammar Ghanem
  • Dr. Basel Atassi
  • Dr. Mouhamad Nahas
  • Dr. Mohamed Al Azem
  • Dr. Husam Abu Zarad
  • Dr. Randa Loutfi (Director of Programs)

TURKEY & NORTHERN SYRIA REGIONAL MEDICAL RELIEF COMMITTEE

  • Dr. Amjad Rass, (Chair)
  • Dr. Mazen Kewara (Country Director)
  • Dr. Zaher Sahloul
  • Dr. Yahia Rahim
  • Dr. Lina Murad
  • Dr. Mohammad Nahas
  • Dr. Ahmad Tarakji
  • Dr. Basel Termanini
  • Dr. Wael Khouli
  • Dr. Aref Al-kali
  • Dr. Randa Loutfi (Director of Programs)

LEBANON, HOMS & QALAMOUN REGIONAL MEDICAL RELIEF COMMITTEE

  • Dr. Yasser Wafai (Chair)
  • Dr. Khaled Diab (Country Programs Manager)
  • Dr. Ahmad Tarakji
  • Dr. Zaher Sahloul
  • Dr. Abdulrahman Masrani
  • Dr. Najib Barakat
  • Dr. Iyad Alkhouri
  • Dr. Fadi Khankan
  • Dr. Jihad Alharash
  • Dr. Randa Loutfi (Director of Programs)

GLOBAL RELIEF COMMITTEE

  • Dr. Zaher Sahloul (Chair)
  • Dr. Aula Abbara (Greece Project Lead)
  • Dr. Majd Isreb
  • Dr. Amjad Rass
  • Dr. Rafel Atassi
  • Dr. Hanne Lossius
  • Dr. Randa Loutfi
  • Dr. Anu Shivaraju
  • Dr. Samer Alattar
  • Dr. Wael Hakmi
     

PRIMARY HEALTHCARE SUBCOMMITTEE

  • Dr. Aref Al-kali (Chair)
  • Dr. Mohammad Nahas
  • Dr. Randa Loutfi (Director of Programs)

MENTAL HEALTH SUBCOMMITTEE

  • Dr. Mohammad K. Hamza (Chair)
  • Dr. Yassar Kanawati
  • Dr. Maher Azzouz
  • Dr. Ammar Trabulsi
  • Dr. Bronia Alashkar
  • Dr. Tarif Bakdash
  • Dr. Iyad Alkhouri
  • Dr. Bassam Awwa

INTENSIVE CARE UNITS AND TELE-MEDICINE SUBCOMMITTEE

  • Dr. Anas Moughrabieh (Chair)
  • Dr. Jaber Monla-Hassan
  • Dr. Zaher Sahloul
  • 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
  • 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 Alahdag
  • 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)
  • Selvana Awad (Fundraising/Donor Relations Manager)
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