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IFCC Executive Board: 2018-2020 Biographies

Prof. Abderrazek HEDHILI, Regional Federation Representative -  AFCB

Laboratoire  de  Toxicologie  CMYAMU
Montfleury 1008  - Tunis

Prof. Abderrazek Hedhili is Professor of Toxicology at the Faculty of Pharmacy of Monastir and at the Faculty of Medicine of Tunis and Health Institutes. He is Head of the Biology & Toxicology Laboratories in the Tunisian Poisoning Control Center Centre Mahmoud Yacoub de Medecine d'Urgence; Chair of the Laboratory of Toxicology & Environment research LR12SP07; Toxicologist consultant for the Tunisian ministries of Health, Social Affairs and Environment, member of the Tunisian Environmental Agency (ANPE) and of the Tunisian control Agency (ANCSEP); member of the Board of Directors INAS and Toxicologist expert for many international organizations; WHO advisor on drugs abuse; member of the OIT (atmospheric and work polluters) and of the Arab Organization of Work (polluters in the work areas) .

Prof Hedhili has been active in the promotion of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine throughout the world and in particular in the Arab countries and in Africa. His research and professional activities have sizable impact on Clinical Chemistry in general and toxicology in particular. He has been designed as member of the International Scientific Board of IFCC congress (Berlin 2011 and Istanbul 2014).

Since 1998, Prof Hedhili activities include the organization of several international (Arab, African and Francophone) and national (15 annual “Journées Nationales de Biologie Clinique”, JNBC) conferences, workshops, symposia and other scientific activities). In addition, he contributed to the organization of the Congresses of the Arab Federation (AFCB) in Morocco (2000), Tunisia (2004), Syria (2006), Lebanon (2009), Jordan, Sudan (2015) and 2nd IFCC Conference (Sousse –Tunisia, 2004), and the FIFBCML conferences in Morocco (2008) and Tunisia (2010).

Prof Hedhili is member of many International Journals as a scientific board member. He is the author and co-author of 80 published articles and he is responsible of the Laboratory of Toxicology & Environment research (50 researchers) and have supervised more than 50 researchers (thesis projects, masters). His mainly research areas are: pesticides, mycotoxins, drug abuse, chemical risks, trace elements, drug monitoring, environmental pollutants, bio and chemical hazards, impact of toxic elements on biological and clinical parameters.

Prof Hedhili has been the general secretary (1999-2005) and president of the Tunisian Society of Clinical Biology (2005-2011). He served as Secretary, President, Past President and Vice-President (2016) of the Arab Federation of Clinical Biology (AFCB) where currently he is President of the Scientific Committee. He was President, Vice-President and member of the Federation International Francophone de Biologie Clinique et de Medicine du Laboratoire, (FIFBCML). He was President of the Tunisian Friendly Pharmacists and General Secretary and Vice-President of Tunisian pharmacists Council (since 2011). Prof Hedhili was IFCC representative of the Tunisian Society(2005 -2011), Corresponding Member of the IFCC C-CC and of the WG eNews, funding member of the AFCB.Between 2005 and 2011, as representative of the Tunisian Society, hespearheaded 2 IFCC sponsored activities in Tunisia . He is an elected member of the French Academy of Pharmacists since September 28, 2016.

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