Kamel Ajlouni

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Kamel Ajlouni, M.D. (Arabic: كامل عجلوني‎) (born 1943 in Sariyyeh, Jordan) is an internationally recognized pioneer physician in the field of endocrinology. He earned a Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree from the Heidelberg University School of Medicine in 1967. Ajlouni has got the American Board of Endocrinology and pioneered in the field of diabetes and endocrinology. Doctor Ajlouni became professor of endocrinology at the department of internal medicine, University of Jordan in 1985. Professor Ajlouni has written more than 120 professional papers in the field of endocrinology. In recognition of his contributions, in 2008, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) presented him with the International Clinician Award for his contributions to clinical endocrinology.

The professor worked in numerous posts, mainly as minister of health from 1984 to 1985. He is one of the founders of the Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST) and was its president from 1986 to 1995. Ajlouni is the president of The National Center for Diabetes, Endocrinology & Genetics in Jordan[1] from 1996. Professor Ajlouni has also worked as a senator in the Jordanian C[2] ongress from 1996 to 2001.



  1. ^ Khetam Malkaw (25 December 2009). "Diabetes expected to affect over 3 million Jordanians by 2050". Jordan Times. Retrieved 13 February 2011. 
  2. ^ "Senate rejects amended Customs Law". Jordan Times. 22 February 2008. Retrieved 13 February 2011.