The SAMS Foundation is governed by an appointed Board of Directors and its operations are implemented by dedicated staff and volunteer medical professionals in Syria, neighboring countries, and beyond. 

Foundation Board of Directors

  • Dr. Basel Termanini (Chair)
  • Dr. Ammar Ghanem (Vice Chair)
  • Dr. Samer Al-Khudari (Treasurer)
  • Dr. Abdulfatah Elshaar 
  • Dr. Maher Azzouz 
  • Dr. Jihad Alharash
  • Dr. Amjad Rass
  • Dr. Wareef Kabbani
  • Mr. Ismail Aajoukah

Foundation Committees

JORDAN MEDICAL RELIEF 

  • Dr. Ammar Ghanem (chair)
  • Dr. Mohammad Saleh 
  • Dr. Yassar Kanawati
  • Dr. Majd Isreb
  • Dr. Hend Azhary
  • Dr. Basel Atassi
  • Dr. Ahmad Sibai
  • Dr. Hazar Jaber
  • Dr. Aref Al-kali 
  • Dr. Wael Al-Husami  
  • Osama Resik (Interim Country Director)
  • Dr. Randa Loutfi (Director of Programs) 

TURKEY & NORTHERN SYRIA REGIONAL MEDICAL RELIEF 

  • Dr. Basel Termanini (Chair)
  • Dr. Amjad Rass (ex-Chair)
  • Dr. Yahia Rahim
  • Dr. Lina Murad
  • Dr. Aref Al-kali
  • Dr. Mohamad Al-Hosni
  • Dr. Anas Moughrabieh
  • Dr. Hikmat Kabbani
  • Dr. Nabil Alzaeim
  • Dr. Hussein Assallum
  • Dr. Bassel Atassi 
  • Dr. Mazen Kewara (SAMS Turkey Country Director)
  • Dr. Randa Loutfi (SAMS Director of Programs)

LEBANON MEDICAL RELIEF

  • Dr. Yasser Wafai (Chair) 
  • Dr. Mufaddal Hamadeh
  • Dr. Fuad Sabek
  • Dr. Ammar Ghanem
  • Dr. Ibrahim Almasri
  • Dr. Adeeb Alshahrour   
  • Dr. Baraa Alhafez
  • Dr. Georges Haidar
  • Dr. Samer Najjar
  • Dr. Randa Loutfi (Director of Programs)
  • Mireille Dika (Country Director)

KRI, IRAQ & NORTHEAST SYRIA 

  • Dr. Jihad Alharash (Chair)
  • Dr. Jawdat Abboud
  • Dr. Mohammad Saleh
  • Dr. Mohamed Al-Hosni
  • Dr. Zaher Azzawi
  • Dr. Hend Azhary
  • Dr. Ahmad Tarakji
  • Azhar Irfan (Head of Missions)
  • Dr. Randa Loutfi (SAMS Director of Programs)

SAMS GLOBAL RELIEF (SGR) 

  • Dr. Abdulrahman Zanabli (Chair)
  • Dr. Tarek Zetoune
  • Dr. Majd Isreb
  • David Lillie (SAMS Executive Director)
  • Dr. Randa Loutfi (SAMS Director of Programs)· 
  • Dr. Natasha Abdul Aziz
  • Mehreen Qureshi
  • Dania Al-Itani 

SAMS COMMUNITY OUTREACH (SCO) 

  • Dr. Maher Azzouz (Chair)
  • Dr. Tarek Zetoune
  • Safeya Shah Atassi
  • Dr. Abdulrazak Alchakaki
  • Dr. Abdulfattah Elshaar
  • Dr. Kholod Alabed
  • Michael Knudsen (SCO Coordinator)
  • Dr. Randa Loutfi (Director of Programs)

MEDICAL MISSIONS COMMITTEE

  • Dr. Muhammad Saleh 
  • Dr. Ammar Ghanem
  • Dr. Hend Azhary
  • Dr. Aref Al-Kali 

FUNDRAISING 

  • Dr. Basel Termanini (Chair)
  • Dr. Amjad Rass
  • Dr. Yahia Abdul Rahim
  • Dr. Zaki Lababidi
  • Dr. Ammar Ghanem
  • Dr. Jihad Alharash
  • Dr. Souheil Habbal
  • Mrs. Nada Jabri 

Foundation Subcommittees

NEPHROLOGY 

  • Dr. Fahd Alsaghir (Chair)
  • Dr. Oussama Rifai
  • Dr. Mohamed Sekkarie
  • Dr. Saleh Kaysi
  • Dr. Sami Alasfar
  • Dr. Khaldoun Soudan
  • Dr. Fahd Alsaghir
  • Dr. Majd Isreb
  • Dr. Akram Almakki
  • Dr. Abdulrahman Zanabli
  • Dr. Lina Murad
  • Dr. Kamel Hatahet
  • Dr. Mohamad Hasan
  • Dr. Nour Housseini
  • Dr. Bashar Mourad

DENTAL 

  • Dr. Fuad Sabek (Chair)
  • Dr. Othman Shibly, Miles for Smiles
  • Dr. Hazar Jaber
  • Dr. Rouzana Hares
  • Dr. Hani Eid
  • Dr. Mohammad Al-Nahhas

ADULT, PEDIATRICS & NEONATAL CRITICAL CARE 

  • Dr. Mohamad Al-Hosni 
  • Dr. Waseem Ostwani
  • Dr. Anas Moughrabieh 
  • Dr. Jaber Monla-Hassan
  • Dr. Abdulghani Sankari
  • Dr. Ammar Ghanem
  • Dr. Abdulrazak Alchakaki
  • Dr. Nidal Elwiher
  • Dr. Eyad Karzoun
  • Dr. Ahmad Alhajhusain

OPHTHALMOLOGY 

  • Dr. Aref Rifai
  • Dr. Iyad Azrak
  • Dr. Mohammad Al-Khudari

INFECTIOUS DISEASE 

  • Dr. Jaber Monla Hasan (Chair)
  • Dr. Mazen Najjar
  • Dr. Anas Moughrabieh
  • Dr. Aula Abbara
  • Dr. Nour Akhras

CARDIOLOGY 

  • Dr. Rafel Atassi
  • Dr. Zaki Lababidi
  • Dr. Luay Sayed
  • Dr. Wael Al-Husami
  • Dr. Waseem Akhter
  • Dr. Hikmat Kabbani
  • Dr. Moeen Saleem
  • Dr. Khaldoon Alaswad

GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY 

  • Dr. Saud Suleiman (Chair)
  • Dr. Basel Termanini 
  • Dr. Azzam Muftah
  • Dr. Khaled Issa
  • Dr. Maher Azzouz
  • Dr. M. Mazen Kudaimi
  • Dr. Ihab Herraka
  • Dr. Bashar Alaswad
  • Dr. Samir Ayasso
  • Dr. Hiba Radwan
  • Dr. Suleiman Abdulrahim
  • Dr. Maher Salam
  • Dr. Mazen Issa

HEMATOLOGY/ ONCOLOGY

  • Dr. Bassel Atassi (Chair)
  • Dr. Ammar Hayani (Pediatric Heme/Onc Vice-Chair) 
  • Dr. Ammar Hamad (Adult Heme/Onc Vice-Chair)  
  • Dr. Aref Alkali
  • Dr. Zaher Naji
  • Dr. Ahmad Hazouri
  • Dr. Mufaddal Hamadeh   
  • Dr. Ammar Sukari
  • Dr. Haifa Abdulhaq
  • Dr. Shadi Latta
  • Dr. Tarek Jazaerly  
  • Drs. Saleh Hatoum
  • Dr. Mohamad Othman
  • Dr. Belal Ferwana
  • Dr. Yaser Alsaek

WOMEN’S HEALTH  

  • Dr. Adeeb Alshahrour (Chair)
  • Dr. Amjad Rass
  • Dr. Radwan Asaad
  • Dr. Thana Tarsha
  • Dr. Noor Abu Alnadi
  • Dr. Natasha Abdul Aziz
  • Dr. Dana Alkhaled