Dr. Yousef H. Aldebasi obtained his BSc from King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA in 1992 and his PhD, in 2000, from the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Cardiff, UK and holds the title of FAAO. He was appointed as Assistant professor, Department of Optometry, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA in 2001. Currently he holds the rank of Professor in Department of Optometry, Dean of College of Applied Medical Sciences, Qassim University and the President of Saudi Association of Optometry. Dr. Aldebasi took over the responsibility to improve optometric services as well as education in Saudi Arabia where he has introduced number of programs aimed to improve the quality of optometric /visual care delivered to Saudi citizens and residents. He is directing a Doctor of Optometry program in cooperation with Salus University to provide strategic collaboration designed to advance Qassim’s optometric educational program.
His research interest is in Retinal Cone Photoreceptor Cells, Refractive Errors, Diabetic Retinopathy and Glaucoma.
Dr KrupaTorne is among the few super specialists who have been internationally trained in the field of Paediatric Neurology. She has completed her Fellowship in Paediatric Neurology and Epilepsy from Maharashtra University Health Sciences at Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Hospital and Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Mumbai. She has had a brief stint at the University College London Hospital, a premier academic institution cum hospital in the UK. She has been trained in Paediatric Neurology at Birmingham Children's Hospital where she successfully completed her International Fellowship in Paediatric Neurology, Epilepsy and Neurorehabilitation. At present she is heading the department of Neurosciences at Surya Children’s multispecialty Hospital in Mumbai, India. She was honoured by International Bursary from European Paediatric Neurology Society with an opportunity to attend one of the prestigious courses in Paediatric Neuromuscular disorder and Neonatal Neurology at Budapest in Hungary. As a feather in her cap she was invited as a Chief Guest in World Congress of Anatomist held in Gadag Institute of Medical Sciences in Karnataka. She is a recipient of MRCPCH UK, an internationally acclaimed medical qualification.
Her research interest is in complex paediatric epilepsies, ketogenic diet and paediatric movement disorder.