Bachelor of Science in Arts and Sciences, American University Beirut, Lebanon, 1973. Master of Science in Human Biology, Loughborough University of Technology, England, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, England, 1978.
Senior lecturer Higher Institute of Technology, Malta, Libya, 1977-1979. Consultant biochemist St. Luke's Hospital, Malta, 1979-1982. Head emergency laboratories Ministry Public Health, Malta, 1979-1982.
Associate professor Faculty of Medicine, Malta, 1979-1982. Consultant clinical biochemistry Sabah Hospital Ministry Public Health, Kuwait, 1982-1983, consultant clinical biochemistry, chairman department clinical laboratories Amiri Hospital Kuwait, since 1983, councellor Kuwait, since 1985. Director clinical laboratories Amiri Health Region, Kuwait, since 1985.
Director education Higher Institute of Technology, Malta, 1977-1979. Director Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome training World Health Organization Collaboration Center, Kuwait, 1986-1989. Director clinical chemistry Ministry Public Health, Kuwait, since 1983.
Consultant Kuwait Medical Center, since 1986. Expert panel on the rational use of antibiotics, since 1988. Chairman National Committee for Screening Metabolic Diseases, since 1989.
Deputy governor American Biographical Institute Research Association, 1989. Deputy director general International Biographical Center, Cambridge, United Kingdom, since 1989.
Vice-president Maltese-Arab Friendship Society, 1980, Union Arab Students, United Kingdom, 1975. Fellow Royal Society Medicine, Royal Society Health, Royal Microscopical Society, National Academy Clinical Biochemistry, Association Clinical Scientists. Member Arab Federation Clinical Chemistry (general secretary 1988).
Clubs: Clinical Biochemistry (Kuwait) (president 1983-1985), Clubmans (London).
Married Selma Bent Youssef Bassoum, August 7, 1981. Children: Omar, Rami.