Dr. Mohammad Alsuwaidan
Trainer from Kuwait

Dr. Mohammad Alsuwaidan is an assistant professor of psychiatry at both Kuwait University and the University of Toronto where he is cross-appointed to the divisions of Brain Therapeutics and Philosophy, Humanities and Educational Sciences. He is the Head of the Mental Health Unit at Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital - Kuwait's largest academic medical center. ​ Dr. Alsuwaidan completed his psychiatry residency, mood & anxiety disorders fellowship and medical education fellowship at the University of Toronto. He also trained in mood disorders at the Stanford University bipolar clinic and the Tufts Medical Center mood disorders clinic. He completed a Masters of Public Health (MPH) at Johns Hopkins University. ​ Dr. Alsuwaidan has previously served as Founding Head of Mood & Anxiety Disorders, Inaugural Director of Education and Chief of Psychiatry at the Kuwait Center for Mental Health - Kuwait's national mental health hospital. He also held positions as Residency Program Director for the Kuwait Board of Psychiatry and as Kuwait's representative for Mental Health to the World Health Organization (WHO). In 2016, he was elected President of the Kuwait Psychiatric Association. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is certified in public health by the National Board of Public Health Examiners. ​ Dr. Alsuwaidan is widely-sought internationally as a speaker and educator in mental health. He has received numerous awards and grants for his work.