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Medical Clinical Research

Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Posted:
February 25, 2018

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Shazia

Tabassm

Hakim

Ph.D. (Microbiology)

MLT/A (CSMLS cert.. . )

VR (CMLTO), CRC.,

RMCCM, SMCCM(MLS)

+1-647-***-****

ac4lyy@r.postjobfree.com

Scarborough, Ontario

Canada

Employment

Health Science Instructor Jan 2016 - to date

OXFORD COLLEGE SCARBOROUGH, ON

Lead Instructor for Medical Laboratory Technician/ Assistant Program & Health Block: Teaching Introduction to Healthcare in Workplaces, Healthcare Ethics and Laws in Canada, Communication skills, Documentation & Professional Writing, Practical Math, Medical Terminologies, Anatomy & Physiology, Clinical Hematology, Clinical Immunology Basics, Clinical Diagnostic Chemistry, Clinical Microbiology, Cytology & Histology Basics, Specimen Procurement, WHMIS & OHSA, Laboratory Biosafety and Infection Control.

Outreach Lead August 2015 - Dec 2015

CANADIAN CAREER COLLEGE, TORONTO, ON

Responsible for guiding, counseling and approaching newly landed immigrants to pursue with their chosen field of expertise and become the productive part of streamline here in Canada.

Professor Adjunct Microbiology May 2013 - to date JINNAH UNIVERSITY FOR WOMEN, KARACHI,

PAKISTAN

Responsible for distance learning programs, teaching, research and guidance

Skills & Credentials

Firsthand knowledge of lab equipments, handling procedures and maintenance activities associated with conventional and advanced microbiology, molecular biology & Tissue Culture Techniques. Bench experience of dealing SOPs, GLPs, use of biosafety & biosecurity procedures, PPEs (Personal Protective Equipments), hazardous waste segregation and management etc. (BSL2 & 3 level).

Knowledge of MALDI-TOF; basics, principles and usage, API, QTS 7 Vi- Tek systems.

Plan, direct, or coordinate clinical research projects. From monitoring and assessing hazardous and unsafe situations and development of measures to assure personnel safety, COI management & study coordination.

Having a mature approach to set-backs with Decision making approach Awareness of and sensitivity to cultural diversity. Sharing knowledge and expertise in a highly professional manner. TECHNICAL ATTRIBUTES

Faculty Member Microbiology Sep 2000 - April 2013 JINNAH UNIVERSITY FOR WOMEN, KARACHI,

PAKISTAN

Promoted rapidly through a series of Teaching and increasingly responsible management positions based on strong Communication, administrative, operating, team building, and team leadership performance. Was managing a Faculty of 120+ employees at 11 Departments along with >2500 students of Graduate and Undergraduate level.

Education

UNIVERSITY OF KARACHI,

KARACHI, PAKISTAN

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Certifications

Registered Specialist Medical

Microbiologist of Canadian College

of Microbiologist (2017)

Clinical Research Coordinator from

CITI, USA (online) (2017)

CSMLS Certified MLT/A (2015)

Member Roster CMLTO as MLT/A

(2017)

Dual Use of Biosafety & Biosecurity

from University of Bedfordshire, UK

(online) (2012)

ASM's 52 Weeks of Biosafety

Training (online) (2017)

ASMSiR-SOTL training from ASM

(2007)

Lean Six Sigma (Yellow Belt) 2016

Consultant Microbiologist Dec 2002 - April 2012

GOOLBANO & BURGOR ANKLESARIA HOSPITAL,

KARACHI, PAKISTAN

Responsibilities included Processing and reporting of Clinical specimens received from patients directly and from different hospitals using advanced and conventional aseptic techniques for collection of specimens, processing, isolation of microbial agents specially Bacteria, Fungus, Hepatitis viruses, HIVI/II. Dengue viruses, antibiograms, enumeration of the presence of microbes including ELISA, and Serotyping assays. WES Equivalance for Ph.D.

f rom Toronto, 2014 and

From NewYork, 2015

Citizenship: Canada

Languages: English, Urdu,

Hindi & Punjabi

(understanding level)

Medical Laboratory

Scientist/Researcher/Education

Managment Professional

International Women’s Day Nominee, Oxford College Scarborough, Canada, June 2017 Bio-Rad Science Ambassador for Canada since Feb 2017 Official Ambassador Canadian Soc. for Med. Lab. Scientists (CSMLS),Canada, Feb 2016 AAAS Award for oral presentation during 4th Int. OMICS Conference & Poster Exhibition, Toronto, CA US$ 1000, May 2015 CRDF BEP Travel Award for 115th ASM-GM, New Orleans, USA, May 2015 Member Editorial Board “E-Cronicon Microbiology” since 2014 ASM’s Travel Grant for MLT Workshop in Bangkok, Thailand 2014 ASM’s Travel Grant for 113th ASM-GM, Denver, CO-USA, 2013 Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) recognized PhD Supervisor since 2008 Pakistan Medical Research Council’s (PMRC) research support grant PKR 250,000, 2012 BEP-USA Strategic Support Grant US$20,000, 2011

BEP-USA Travel Grants US$ 9000, 2008 & 2009

ASM- UNESCO Research Travel award US$ 6000, 2006

ASM-SiR-2006 (American Society for Microbiology’s year-long Scholar in Residence), 2006 - 2007 scholarship program for the microbiology educators 2007

KOSEF_JSP travel grant for presentation at IVI-Korea US$ 4000, 2004 ASM student travel Grant US$ 500, 2004

HEC travel grant to attend TWOWS meeting at China, 2010 Member Editorial Board “Ibn o sina Journal of Medicine (IJMBS)”, since 2009 Member Peer Review Board, British Journal of Medical Practitioners (BJMP), since 2009 Member Peer Review Board, African Journal of Biotechnology, since 2010 Member Peer Review Board, Journal of Infections in Developing Countries (JIDC), since 2010 Introduction profiled in Departmental newsletter (BIOCHAT) of Department of Biology, College of Science & Engineering, Univ. of Minnesota-Duluth, USA (http:// www.d.umn.edu/biology/) see May 2004 issue AWARDS AND RESEARCH GRANTS:

Specialist Microbiologist (Medical & Laboratory Sciences) SMCCM(MLS) & Registered Microbiologist, Canadian College of Microbiology RM(CCM) (#78594)

Canadian Association of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CACMID) Regular Member (#242) Ontario Society of Medical Laboratory Tech. (OSMT) Active Voting Member (#37873) College of Med. Lab. Technologist Ontario (CMLTO) Volunteer Roster #VR01085 Canadian Society of Microbiologists (CSM) Regular Voting Member # 13556 American Society For Microbiology since 1995 # 55207989 (ASM) Contributing Member Canadian Association of Biological Safety (CABS)

Pakistan Society For Microbiology since 1994 # 009 (PSM) Life member American Biological Safety Association since Feb 2009 (ABSA) Canadian society for Medical Lab. Scientists (CSMLS) since Feb 2015, Regular Member #1034728 Biosafety Association of Pakistan (BSAP) since 2008 Life Member & Training Coordinator National Academy of Young Scientists Pakistan since March 2011 (NAYS) International Society of Infectious Diseases (ISID) MEMBERSHIPS OF PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:

Authored and co- authored >50 research papers in peer reviewed scientific journals and >60 scientific abstracts (list available upon request) and presented research accomplishments, at different national and international forums (number of citations = 280; h-index = 8; i 10-index = 8; Ref: Google scholar), Supervised 07 MS Research Thesis’s.

PUBLICATIONS, PRESENTATIONS & RESEARCH SUPERVISION: Nadeem S. G., S. T. Hakim and S.U. Kazmi. Use of CHROMagar Candida for the presumptive identification of Candida species directly from clinical specimens in resource-limited settings. LJM. 2010. 5:2144-DOI: 10.3402/ljm.v510.2144(cited by 58)

Hakim S. T., S. U. Kazmi and O Bagasra. Seroprevalence of Hepatitis B And C Genotypes Among Young Apparently Healthy Females Of Karachi-Pakistan. Libyan Journal of Med., 2008;3(2):66-70. (cited by 54) Hakim S.T., M. Al sayari, A. K. Chaitanya, D. G. McLean, and O Bagasra. A large number of the primate microRNAs target lentiviruses, retroelements and endogenous retroviruses. J BiochemBiophy Res Comm. 2007; 369 (2008): 357-362. (cited by 44)

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