Doctor of Philosophy, University Leeds, Great Britain, 1984.
Consultant, lecturer, head department Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, Great Britain, since 1997. Part-time professor St. George's International University, Grenada, since 1996. Head department clinical biochemistry Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead, since 1997.
Member specialist training authority, advisory for overseas doctors, since 1998.
President Union of Sudanese Students in United Kingdom and Ireland, London, 1982-1983.
Married Iman Mohamed Atabani, October 6, 1982. Children: Duaa, Rouaa, Osman, Mohamed, Aia.