Amadou Gallo is a professor of Neurology, Epileptology and Neurosciences at the University Hospital of Dakar, Senegal. he is 54 years old; graduated MD in 1988 in Dakar and specialized in neurology (Universities of Toulouse, France and Dakar, Senegal). He obtained his PhD in neurobiology in Limoges, France, in 1995 and served as assistant professor of Michel Dumas, at the University Hospital of Limoges, for four years. He has also is expertised in public health and health promotion (University of Nancy, France).
He was promoted to the position of professor of Medicine in 1996 after a continental contest and was ranked first. He has co-chaired with Professor Johan Aarli, father of the “Africa Initiative” of the World Federation of Neurology. He is chairing it currently.
The participation in several scientific conventions in 53 countries across the world and having grown in a multicultural, multilingual environment make him a real citizen of the world. All of these experiences have given him an international open vision and approach for global health care and education.
His feet are deeply rooted in the soil of the African continent with its enriching young and promising environment. His brain is dedicated to always try and reach the excellence. His hands are widely open to the world’s diversity and infinite opportunities.
Son of a teacher, he is convinced that education and training are the keys for bridging any gap and go beyond the borders raised by economic, environmental and human factors. A specific characteristic of his personality is to gather people around important goals; try to obtain consensus when there are antagonisms.
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