Paul Ghalioungui was an endocrinologist, professor of medicine and faculty member at Ain Shams University in Egypt. He lead many Egyptian medical organizations and served as a member of a number of foreign organizations. His most notable works include Abdul Latif Al-Baghdadi, Doctor of the 6th Century AH, Ibn Al-Nafis: From the Forefront of the Scientific Epoch in Medicine, Eat… Don’t Eat, Hormones between Medicine and Law and The Encyclopedia of Islamic Science and Scholars.