Osama graduated from Baghdad University, College of Medicine and he was the valedictorian student in internal medicine. He got membership diplomas from the Royal Colleges of Physicians of Ireland and Glasgow and then became Board-certified in neurology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP), Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (FRCP Glasg), Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (FRCP Edin), Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (FRCPI), Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London (FRCP Lond), and Fellow of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (FAHA). In recognition of his work, he was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA) in London. He is an Associate Professor of Neurology and Consultant Neurologist at the Shorsh Military General Teaching Hospital, as well as Director of the Kurdistan Board of Neurology Sulaymaniyah training center. Formerly, he was a clinical associate professor at the School of Medicine, International Medical University, Malaysia. He published 60 articles in international peer-reviewed neurology journals and 5 self-assessment books for the membership diploma of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom and Ireland. He was an associate editor, guest editor, reviewer in several international peer-reviewed internal medicine and neurology journals, and former Editor-in-Chief. He is very interested in Mesopotamian history and always tries to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world. He is a contributor/team member of "Medical MasterClass," the MRCP(UK)'s educational arm of the Royal College of Physicians of London, UK. Osama is an international juror (representing the Pan-Arab World, Africa, and Iran) for Wiki Science Competition 2017.
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