Dr. Basem Futa
I am proud to be a JHAH employee working with colleagues to make our medical system great; to accomplish the JHAH vison and mission; to enhance its outstanding culture of quality and safety; and to promote the wellbeing of patients, their families and the community at large.
Dr. Basem Futa

Education & Training

  • PhD in Nutrition. UK, 2007
  • Successfully completed the academic requirements for PhD candidate, University of Jordan. 1998
  • Trained at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon and Texas Medical Center- USA


  • Certification in Internal Quality Auditing ISO 9001-2000, kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Certified Food Services Protection Manager. USA
  • Registered Nutritionist. UK
  • Certified Clinical Dietitian. Canada
  • Board Certified Diabetes Educator. USA

Professional Membership:

  • Saudi Diabetes and Endocrine Association
  • Saudi Cancer Foundation
  • Saudi Kidney Foundation

Work History

  • 2014-Present, Nutrition Advisor, Clinical Nutrition and Food Service Division at JHAH
  • 2009-2014, Nutrition Expert and Innovation Officer, Saudi Aramco
  • 2002-2009, Supervisor of Medical Nutrition Services, Saudi Aramco
  • 1997-2002, Senior dietitian, Saudi Aramco
  • 1989-1997, Clinical Dietitian, Saudi Aramco


  • Awarded from the Governor of the Eastern Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and from the Ministers of Health, Education, Social Welfare, Dammam University and King Saud University for contribution to community health.
  • Awarded the title of ‘Diabetes Voice’ from the International Diabetes Federation for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Awarded the title of ‘Blood Donation Ambassador’ from the Saudi Society for Promoting Organ Donation in the Saudi Community.
  • Awarded three ‘Medals of Excellence’ from Dammam University, Saudi Diabetes and Endocrine Association and Saudi Society for Promoting Organ Donation.
  • Awarded the title of ‘Professional Volunteer of the Year, 2016, for completing 25 years of voluntary work and many health societies in the Eastern Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Awarded several times for excellence by the senior management of Saudi Aramco.