Chief Linguist

Dr. Ali’s experience expands over more than two decades, having worked as director of authorship and translation department in an international organization derived from the Arab League, the main objective of which is to translate healthcare and medical textbooks and other health-related literature into Arabic. In this capacity, Dr. Ali has established a number of successful translation and publishing programs, including textbooks, health education books, medical atlases as well as a series of highly specialized dictionaries. Dr. Ali has commissioned, reviewed and edited tens of books and publications and hundreds of articles and papers in a wide range of topics and disciplines. In addition, Dr. Ali was the founding editor of Medical Arabization magazine, a peer-reviewed Arabic medical journal, a position he held for ten years. He was also the Founding Editor of the Arabic Edition of Nature magazine, in addition to being the Arabic editor of Science and Science Translational Medicine journals for several years.

As a life-long learner, Dr. Ali has a Bachelor degree in Medicine and Surgery, a postgraduate diploma in Health Promotion and a Master’s degree in Health Communication from Curtin University (Australia). He also holds a postgraduate degree in Bilingual Translation from Cambridge Training College (UK), in addition to a postgraduate degree in Health Informatics from Conestoga College (Canada) and Master’s degree in Public Health (MPH®) from the University of Waterloo – Canada. He also holds the designations of Project Management Professional (PMP®) from the Project Management Institute (USA) and   Certified Translator (C.Tran) from the Association of Translators and Interpreters of Ontario (ATIO-Canada). He is also a member of a number of other scientific and other international organizations.