Bachelor in Veterinary Science, Faculty Veterinary Science, Khartoum, The Sudan, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Liverpool School Tropical Medical, 1973.
Research associate, United States Naval Medical Research Unit Northern 3, Cairo, 1968; teaching assistant, U. Khartoum, 1967-1973; assistant professor, U. Khartoum, 1973-1976, 80-81; adjunct assistant professor, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1976-1979; associate professor, King Saud U., Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1981-1983; professor, King Saud U., Riyadh, since 1983.
Son of Tabidi; married Nani M. Saeed. 1 child, Mohammed.