Seema Irfan
 


Dr Seema Irfan

Consultant
Section of Microbiology, Department of Pathology and Microbiology
 
Email: seema.irfan@aku.edu
Tel: 92 21 3493 0051 Ext: 1603
Fax: 92 21 3493 4294
 Full-Time
 
Qualifications
FCPS (Medical Microbiology), College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan, 2004
MBBS, Dow Medical College, Karachi, 1988

Research Interests
Diagnostic Methods for Mycobacterium Tuberculosis
Infection Control
Phenotypic and Genotypic Detection of Antimicrobial Resistance especially in Gram Negative Bacteria Specially NDM-1 Positive Enterobacteriaceae, Acinetobacter Spp. Pseudomonas Aeruginosa

Academic Specialisation
Clinical Microbiology

Professional Experience
Consultant Clinical Microbiologist, Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Aga Khan University, 2004 to date
Trainee in Microbiology, Aga Khan University Hospital, 1999 - 2003
Trainee in Microbiology, Ziauddin Medical University, Karachi, 1998 - 1999
Resident Medical Officer, Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, Karachi, 1991 - 1998
Internship, Department of Medicine, Civil Hospital Karachi, 1989 - 1990
Internship, Department of Surgery, General Hospital, Lahore, 1989 - 1990

Professional Associations
Member, Pakistan Association of Pathologists
Member, Pakistan Medical Association
Treasurer, Infectious Disease Society of Pakistan
Member, Bio-safety and Bio security of Pakistan
Member, Pakistan Antimicrobial Resistance Network (PARN)

Awards
Faculty Development Award (FDA), Antimicrobial Resistance Laboratory (AMRL), Health Protection Agency (HPA), Centre of Infection, London, UK, June 15, 2009 – July 31, 2009
Joint Commission of International Accreditation (JCIA), Appreciation Award on Dedicated and Significant Contribution Towards JCIA, Accreditation of Aga Khan University
Appreciation Award for Being a Member of Aga Khan University, Food and Nutrition Committee (ISO 22000), 2009
Gold Medal, Oral Presentation in 27th Annual Conference of Pakistan Association of Pathologist, Islamabad, Pakistan, December 2004

Publications
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Created on:20/11/2012  Last modified:22/06/2014

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