Abdo KHOURY

Abdo KHOURY

 Abdo KHOURY MD, MSc.DM, PhD 

Consultant physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine & Critical 
Care in the University of Franche-Comté, Medical & Trauma Center 

1. Emergency Medicine 

2. Critical Care Medicine 

3. Regional Dispatching Center 

4. Out of hospital Medicine in Mobile Intensive Care Units 

5. Air & Mountain Rescue Helicopters 

6. Member of Rescue Teams in Perilous Environment 

Medical Officer in the Doubs Fire Department 1. Consultant physician for Disaster Medicine & Terrorism 2. Instructor for Nuclear Radiological & Biochemical Risks & Terrorism 

Other Activities  1. Chair, Research Team in Mechanical Ventilation (French government labeled research team, Inserm – CIC 1431) 2. Chair, Medical Simulation Centre, at the University of Franche-Comté. 3. Instructor for Disaster Medicine at the SAMU de PARIS 4. Instructor, Medical Response to Major Incident (MRMI) course 5. European training in Emerging Diseases & Bioterrorism (ETIDE course) 6. Several Humanitarian & Rescue Missions for the French Government – Member of the French Rapid Response Team for disasters (Reserve Sanitaire) 7. Consultant for WHO Geneva and expert for WHO Lebanon, working on Emerging diseases and preparedness plans in Central Asia and Lebanon. 8. Consultant and expert for the European Commission, EUROPAID to Tunisia for enhancing the Emergency Medical System in the country. 9. Several lectures, conferences, workshops & communications in Critical Care, Disaster and Emergency Medicine at various congresses 10. Author & co-author in several publications. 11. Member of the Executive and Review boards of various Emergency and Disaster Medicine and Intensive Care journals 12. Visiting Professor, Vilnius University , Lithuania 

Training (most important) 1. Board Certified in Emergency Medicine in France, University of Franche-Comté, Besançon, France 2. Post graduate Diploma in Disaster Medicine, University of Paris V, Paris, France 3. European Master in Disaster Medicine (EMDM), University of Piedmont, Novara, Italy/ Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium 4. Post graduate Diploma in simulation applied to medicine and health sciences, University of Paris V, Paris, France. 5. PhD: Considering Human Factors in the development of medical devices. 

Scientific Societies (most important) 

1. President, the European Society for Emergency Medicine (EUSEM) 
2. Past Vice-president, the European Society for Emergency Medicine (EUSEM) 
3. Past Vice-president, International Pan Arab Critical Care Medicine Society (IPACCMS) 
4. Co-founder and vice-president of the Lebanese Resuscitation Council (LRC) 
5. Past chair, Disaster Medicine Section at EUSEM
6. Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland, Faculty of Sports Medicine (FRCSI-FSM) 

Main Research fields of interest, with peer-reviewed publications 
1. Ventilation in Cardiac Arrest 
2. Non Invasive Ventilation 
3. Mass casualties and Disaster Medicine 

Languages 1. French: Native language 2. Arabic: Native language 3. English: Written, spoken and read (excellent) 4. Russian: Written (fair), spoken (fair) and read (fair) 

Awards 
1. French Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Bronze Medal 
2. French Ministry of Public Health: Bronze Medal 
3. French Ministry of Interior: Bronze Medal for firefighters 

Patents 
1. Several patents for devices for ventilation 
2. CE marking for ventilation devices