Professor Ashraf Mahmoud Ibrahim Hatem is Professor of Pulmonary Medicine at Kasr Al Aini Faculty of Medicine at the University of Cairo and General Director of Cairo University Hospitals.
He was Director of the Mubarak-Kohl Institute of Nursing and a consultant to the Egyptian Minister of Health in the area of chest disease and tuberculosis.
Professor Ashraf Hatem is a member of numerous professional societies and is a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians and the Royal Society of Medicine.
He acts as a reviewer for Chest, the official journal of the American College of Chest Physicians.
Professor Ashraf Hatem is the former Minister of Health and Population from 22 Feb. to 22 Jul. 2011.