Dr Naseem Qureshi
Consulting Editor: Naseem Akhtar Qureshi (PhD)
Public Health specialist, National Center of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Saudi Arabia
Born in a small village in a farming family in UP, India on first Jan. 1955. Dr. Naseem Akhtar Qureshi received a National Merit Scholarship when got 155th position in high school examination and carried this scholarship till he passed his M.B,B.S in 1977 from King George's Medical College/University and completed MD (Psychiatry) in 1980-81 from the same institution. He then worked as a specialist in psychiatry in Saudi Arabia in 1983 and supervised as Medical Director a 200-bed Buraidah Psychiatric Hospital, Al-Qaseem region and meanwhile completed PhD from Erasmus University in 2005 under the dynamic supervision of Prof. Dr. Henk Schmidt and Prof. Dr. Henk van der Molen. Dr Qureshi moved to Ministry of Health, Riyadh in 2006 and worked as consultant psychiatrist and Public Health specialist in General Administration for Mental and Social Services and Research and Studies for 6 years. He is currently affiliated to National Center of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Ministry of Health, Riyadh and heading its scientific publication division. He has published more than 130 research papers on diverse topics in national and international journals, and reviewed more than 100 manuscripts as a reviewer on panelist of reviewers on more than 10 journals and funding agencies. Dr Qureshi has a passion for research, teaching/training and administrative-clinical work.