Dr Khalid M. E. El-Talaib graduated in 1998 with an MBBS from Gazira University in Sudan. He was medically trained in Sudan, doing an internship rotation from 1998 to 2000 and cardiology training from 2011 to 2014. He obtained his MD in medicine from SMSB, Sudan in 2005, and a Fellowship in Cardiology from SMSB, Sudan in 2014. He is currently working as an Assistant Professor at Kordofan University, Sudan. He has undertaken local research projects and has published in peer-reviewed journals.