Koumare Abdel Karim

Koumare Abdel Karim was elected as an AAS Fellow in 2018. As a fellow, Koumare Abdel Karim contributes to the development of the Academy’s strategic direction through participation in AAS activities and governance structures. . This gears the Academys vision of transforming african lives through science.

Year elected
Medical & Health Sciences

Professor Abdel Karim Koumare is Chairman of the Council Board of the University of Technical and Technological Sciences of Bamako since 2015, President of the Academy of Sciences of Mali since 2016. He is Corresponding member of the French Academy of Surgery (2002), and the French Academy of Medicine (2007). He is Director General of the African Institute for Training in Pedagogy, Research and Evaluation in Health Sciences since 2004. He is trainer of trainer in Quality Assurance for Francophone Agency for Universities (AUF) since 2010, for DAAD (Germany) since 2005, for African and Malagasy Council for Higher Education (CAMES) since 2000, for International Conference of Medical Francophone Schools (CIDMEF) since1995. He was Co-President (2000-2016) of the Scientific Council of the International Conference of French Speaking Deans of Medicine for Africa, America, Asia and Europa.  He has been Research Director since 1989, has over 200 publications (including one in The Lancet), organised more than 20 national or international seminars in research methodology for 1-2 weeks. He holds a Masters in Pedagogy in Health Sciences specification evaluation from Laval University in Canada since 1986, a FAIMER Pedagogy Certificate in Philadelphia in the USA since 2009, a Certificate of internship in public health at John Hopkins University in the USA since 1996, a Certificate of internship in public health at CDC Atlanta in the USA since 1995. He has been a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Poitiers in France since 1976.