Name: Mohamed Ridha KAMOUN
Professor Kamoun holds an MD from the Medical School in Tunis, specializing in Dermatology. He also holds an Immunology and STI Certificates from Paris, France.
His impressive professional and academic experience spans over 25 years which includes the positions of Professor of Dermatology, Head of the Department of Dermatology at the Charles Nicolle Hospital; Chair of the college of dermatology; In Charge of the Teaching Programme in The Medical School of Tunis and Member of the Arab Board in charge of training.
Professor Kamoun participated and presented scholarly papers in more than one hundred conferences, supervised more than one hundred Master’s Degree Theses; participated in organizing many International Congresses in Tunisia and in the Arab region as well as provided several trainings on Voluntary Testing and Counselling Centers.
Since 1987 Member of the National Committee against AIDS
Since 1989 Member of the Medical Council of Thermalisme and Health
1990-present Founder and Vice President of the Tunisian Association against STDs
1995- present Founder and Secretary General of the Mediterranean Association of
1987-1996 President of the Tunisian Society of Dermatology and Venereology
1994-1995 President of the Maghrebian Society of Dermatology and Venereology
2000-2004 Secretary General of The Pan Arab League of Dermatologists
2000-2005 President of the Pharmaceutical Technical Committee (AMM)
2002-2003 President of the Regional Arab Network Against AIDS (RANAA)
2005-present President of the Tunisian Association for Promoting Health Research
2009-present President of “Manara for Risk Reduction Association”.
2011-present President of CCM-Tunisie
• The 2005 African Community Award in recognition to the AIDS efforts in Africa
• The Scopus Award for scientific contribution to Medecine and dermatology 2007
• The International League of Dermatological Societies Award in 2010
He has published more than two hundred papers in different international medical journals, especially in the field of the epidemiology of skin diseases.