Raed Alroughani received his degree in Medicine (MD) from Charles University. He underwent his Neurology Residency at the University of British Columbia and subsequently obtained the neurology certification from the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeon (Canada). He then completed a fellowship in demyelinating disorders at the University of British Columbia. He joined the Division of Neurology at Amiri hospital (Kuwait) as a consultant neurologist. He currently serves as a Head of MS clinic at Ibn-Sina hospital & Amiri Hospitals.
Dr Alroughani’s fields of interest are principally directed towards the epidemiology and therapeutics of multiple sclerosis. He established the national MS registry and multidisciplinary MS clinic in Kuwait. He is actively involved in research and has authored and co-authored more than 80 papers in the last 5 years. His major research interests are epidemiology and therapeutics.
He is currently the Secretary General of MENACTRIMS (Middle East North Africa Committee for the Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis). He is also the Vice President of the Scientific Leadership Group of MSBase Foundation and an executive Board member of ParadigMS Foundation. He currently sits on the executive boards of various scientific associations, steering committees and advisory boards, mainly in the field of MS.