Bachelor of Medicine BChir, University Khartoum, Sudan, 1971. Diploma of child health, University Glasgow, Scotland, 1976.
Senior house officer Yorkhill Hospital, Glasgow, 1975-1977. Registrar Law Hospital, Scotland, 1977-1978. From assistant professor to associate professor King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1979-1988.
Associate professor Gezira University, Medani, Sudan, 1988-1989. Consultant pediatrician Military Hospital, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, since 1990. Chairman Department Quality Assurance, Dhahran, 1995-1998.
Acting chief Department Pediatricians, Dhahran, 1995-1997. External examiner King Faisal University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia, 1995-1997. Examiner Arab Board Pediatricians, Dammam, 1998.
Fellow Royal College Physicians Edinburgh. Member Royal College Physicians (United Kingdom), Pediatricians Association, British Pediatricians Association.
Married Igbal Abdulmageed Mohmed Ali, May 22, 1980. Children: Sahar, Ahmed, Ammar, Yasir.