Maha Barakat has been the Director General of the Health Authority Abu Dhabi since 2013. Previously she worked at the Imperial College London Diabetes Centre she founded in Abu Dhabi. She was awarded an OBE in 2010 and given the Imperial College Medal in 2013. An outstanding academic with a PhD from Cambridge University, she serves on various boards and committees related to research, quality and development issues in the medical field.

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