Mohammed Al-Khazim

Mohammed Al-Khazim

Mohammed Al-Khazim A distinguished Saudi academic, this individual has achieved a notable level of expertise in the field of Biomechanics, earning a Ph.D. in Rehabilitation from Canada in 2003. His educational journey also includes a Master’s in Physical Therapy focusing on Sports Injury Rehabilitation from the United States in 1995 and a Bachelor’s in Physical Therapy from Riyadh in 1992.

Mohammed Al-Khazim career is marked by a series of significant achievements and contributions:

Awarded the Best Saudi Author in the Education category for 2011/2012, recognized by the Minister of Culture and Information during the Riyadh Book Fair in 2012.

Served as the Associate Dean of the College of Applied Medical Sciences at King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, from August 2007 to August 2012.

Held the position of Acting Dean of the College of Medical Sciences (the first Dean) at the same university from August 2007 to June 2011.

Member of various university councils, deans, and postgraduate studies committees at King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences from August 2007 to June 2011.

Co-owner of the Arab Readers Project “Raffy”.

Founding member and supervisor of the Saudi Physical Therapy site saudipt since 2004.

Columnist for Al-Jazirah newspaper since 2011 and for Nabd Al-Jami’a magazine since 2008.

Founder and President of the Saudi Occupational Therapy Association since 2012.

Co-chair of the Health Services Policy Workshop in the Gulf States, Cambridge, July 2012.

Member of the Technical and Vocational Education Study Team, presented at the Riyadh Economic Forum, 2011.

Originator and organizer of the Health Colleges Conference: Challenges and Directions, March 2011.

Honored by the Saudi Physical Therapy Association for a decade of service to the profession in 2012.

Former columnist for Al Riyadh newspaper from 1996 to 2010.

Member and preparer of the National Dialogue Committee’s weekly Health Dialogue page, 2008/2009.

Assistant Professor and Physical Therapy Specialist at King Faisal University, Dammam, from 2003 to 2007.

Participant in the National Dialogue on Education, culminating in a meeting with the King of Saudi Arabia in Jouf, 2006.

Founder and Director of Planning and Development at King Fahd Medical City, Riyadh, from 2004 to 2006.

Member and secretary of the Board of Directors at King Fahd Medical City, 2005-2006.

Founder and organizer of the King Fahd Medical City Health Leadership Forum, 2005-2006.

Creator of the Self-Financing Fund System for King Fahd Medical City, approved by the Council of Ministers in 2007.

Founder and supervisor of the King Fahd Medical City’s Summer Health Program for Children, 2006.

Author of the books “Breaking the Ivory Tower” (2011) and “Higher Education in the Balance” (2006).

Co-author of “The Saudi Health Scene” with Dr. Hanan Al-Ahmadi (2010) and “Walking in Health and Disease” with A. Saleh Al-Arid (1996).

Founder and organizer of the Gulf Physical Therapy Forum in 2005 and 2007.

Participated in establishing the Eastern Region’s Cancer Patient Care Association, in 2003.

Secretary of the Founding Committee, College of Applied Medical Sciences, King Faisal University (Dammam), 1998-1999.

Lecturer/founder of the Physical Therapy Program at the College of Applied Medical Sciences, Dammam, 1998-1999.

Physical Therapy Specialist and Researcher at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, 1992-1998.

Physical Therapist for the Saudi National Teams at the Saudi Federation for Disabled Sports, 1996-1997.

Founder and multiple-term President of the Physical Therapy Group, before it transitioned to an association, 1992-1998.

Founder/president/member of the scientific and organizing committees for numerous specialized conferences and symposia.

Part-time consultant for various scientific and professional entities.

Participated in numerous media, cultural dialogues, and interviews across visual, auditory, and written platforms.

Author and co-author of several research papers and studies in the fields of rehabilitation, health education, and higher education.

Books Written by Mohammed Al-Khazim