Editor in Chief

Nagi Souaiby, MD, MPH, MHM

Dr Nagi Souaiby is an Emergency, Forensic Medicine and Medical Law specialist who graduated from the Universities of Montpellier and Paris. He got the “Medical Council of Canada” license and received a double European Master's in “Public Health” and “Hospital and Health Management” from ESA Business School of Beirut and Paris VII. He is a lecturer in forensic medicine at the USJ Faculty of Medicine and a medical law instructor at the « Ecole Supérieure des Affaires » in Beirut. He is also an expert on the European Union and the World Health Organization. Dr Souaiby is the founder and president of New Health Concept, which provides consultancy to health institutions and professionals to implement their projects and to defend themselves in the event of liability. He is also the founder of the National School for Emergency Care and the Editor in Chief of the Mediterranean Journal of Emergency Care (MJEM), a peer-reviewed scientific journal that was launched as a new journal “Panorama of Emergency Medicine” (POEM). Dr Souaiby was a reviewer for the Global Emergency Medicine Literature Review (GEMLR) for two years in 2013-14 and for many international publications. He is invited all over the world to share his experience and expertise in crisis and disaster management.

Editorial Board 

Guillaume Alinier, Ph.D

Guillaume Alinier is Director of Research at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) Ambulance Service and Visiting Professor at the University of Hertfordshire (UK), where he developed and used to head up its large multi-professional clinical simulation center which was a hub for collaboration bringing together students, clinicians, researchers, and engineers from various countries and disciplines. At HMC he still plays an important role in facilitating collaborations between HMC and different universities in Qatar and internationally and is involved in several projects on diverse topics He also holds a visiting Fellowship from Northumbria University and is an Adjunct Professor of Education in Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar. He is widely published and cited (https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=9SMHCwEAAAAJ&hl=en) and serves in various roles on numerous new and well-established international journal editorial boards in the domains of healthcare simulation education, emergency medicine, and pre-hospital care. He has served as Guest Editor for several special issues of the Qatar Medical Journal and the Journal of Emergency Medicine, Trauma and Acute Care regarding Critical Care and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, and the yearly Qatar Health conference. He published books on Debriefing with Professor Denis Oriot through Springer and Elsevier which have been translated into different languages.

Chady El Tawil MD, mMBA

Chady El Tawil is currently the chief fellow of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the Montreal Children’s Hospital (Quebec, Canada) with my primary specialty in Emergency Medicine. I am also a regular reviewer for multiple emergency and pediatrics journals. The majority of my publications and my main interests are in trauma, pediatric emergency, prehospital care, and quality improvement.


Abdo Khoury MD, MSc.DM, PhD

Abdo Khoury is a consultant physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine & Critical Care in the University of Franche-Comté, Medical & Trauma Center. He is also the Medical Officer in the Doubs Fire Department, Chair of the Research Team in Mechanical Ventilation (French government labeled research team, Inserm – CIC 1431), the Chair of the teaching group for Simulation in Emergency Medicine at the University of Franche-Comté, the Instructor for Disaster Medicine at the SAMU de PARIS, instructor in Medical Response to Major Incident (MRMI) course, a member of the French Rapid Response Team for disasters (Reserve Sanitaire), and Consultant for WHO Geneva and expert for WHO Lebanon. He is an author & co-author in several publications and is a member of the Executive and Review boards of various Emergency and Disaster Medicine and Intensive Care journals. 


Bruno Mégarbane

Bruno Mégarbane is a professor of critical care medicine at Paris University and directs a research team at INSERM UMRS-1144. He is the Head of the Department of Medical and Toxicological Critical Care at Lariboisière Hospital, Paris, France. He conducted several clinical and experimental studies in clinical toxicology and more recently in the field of COVID. He has published or participated in about 500 scientific publications referenced in PubMed.