Fellowship Reports

Mohammad Hosny
was awarded the Allan Drash Fellowship in 2017

Assistant Lecturer of Pediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology at Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt. Passed MBBCH, Master (M.Sc.) in pediatrics and MD exam in pediatrics 2008, 2013 and 2016 respectively. Working now at the Pediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology unit, Mansoura University Children Hospital, one of the largest referral centers all over Egypt for managing children with type 1 diabetes and different endocrinal problems. Member of several professional societies, both national and international, such as the Egyptian Society of Childhood Diabetes and Endocrinology (ESDEP), the Arab Society for Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes (ASPED) and the International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD). Dr. Mohammad has previously been granted and attended the last ISPAD/ASPED Diabetes Postgraduate Course held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. 


Wafaa Laymoun
was awarded the Allan Drash Fellowship in 2017 


Wafaa Laymoun is working as a lecturer of pediatric endocrinology and diabetes at Mansoura Faculty of medicine and she is responsible for teaching medical students, fellows, nurses and health care professionals at the regional level. She is running specialized outpatient clinics and she provides clinical supervision for the inpatient cases. She was awarded travel grants to attend ASPED/ISPAD, ASPED/ESPE and ESPE-Diabetes Obesity Metabolism schools in 2015 and 2016 as well as an ESPE clinical fellowship. She is currently devoted to pediatric diabetes to be the next step in her career and education. She is dedicated to creating a national registry system for diabetes mellitus in children and adolescents in Egypt starting with the Delta region. Her second future plan is to establish insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring services at her center.


Naina Bhat

was awarded one of the Allan Drash Fellowship in 2017



Dr. Naina Bhat is a young Paediatric Endocrinologist from Bangalore, India. She completed her residency in Paediatrics and was awarded the Gold Medal in Paediatrics in the All India exit examination by the National Board of Examinations, Ministry of Health, Government of India. She then completed her training in Paediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology, at Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health one of the premier public sector children’s hospitals in Bangalore and one among the four centres which offer this training in India.


Feny Patel 
  was awarded one of Allan Drash Fellowship in 2017

Feny Patel is working for Diacare - Diabetes and Hormone Clinic Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, since 2014. She is involved in many research papers and projects such as “Changing Diabetes in Children- CDIC” and “Life for A Child -LFAC “. She aspires to pursue dedicating herself to Pediatric Diabetology, to the Type 1 as well as to the young adolescents and she aims at improving the existing standards of care, treatment, and education for Type 1 diabetes in India thanks to improvement in technology and management.



Joshua Ngwang Menang 
  was awarded one of Allan Drash Fellowship in 2017

Joshua Ngwang Menang is working for CALMEF Practice Cameroon since 2008 and is dedicated to building a better diabetes care program for his community. He is studying the impact of local dishes on type 1 diabetes and has translated several diabetes handouts into the local dialects. He is also interested in basic clinical sciences and researches, especially in critical pediatric care.


Dr. Arun Kumar Singh
  was awarded one of Allan Drash Fellowship in 2017

Arun Kumar Singh is a Pediatrician, Neonatologist at Department of Pediatrics & Adolescents associated with B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal, working for the child health sector and interested in treatment and management of Diabetics, Diabetics Type 1 and Diabetics Ketoacidosis and Endocrine Disease in Children.


Alfonso Galderisi
  was awarded one of ISPAD's Research Fellowship in 2016

Alfonso Galderisi was born in Naples (Italy) on 27.08.1986. He has spent most of his medical and post-degree training working on pediatric diabetes and glycemic control, being involved in both translation research and clinical trials in pediatric diabetology.


Maddalena Macedoni
  was awarded one of ISPAD's Research Fellowship in 2015

 Maddalena fellowship winner 2015

Graduated in Medicine in 2009 at The University of Milan, Maddalena Macedoni joined the Battelino's research Group at the University Children’s Hospital of Ljubljana after being awarded the 2015 ISPAD Research Fellowship Grant. She there studied the effect of new technology in improving hypoglicemia after physical exercise.

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