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Infection Control, Medical Microbiology, Medical Laboratory Science

Location:
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Posted:
March 31, 2019

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CURRICULUM VITAE

*. Personal Attributes:

I am result oriented, energetic and competent professional and love to work in a multinational health industry. I am very meticulous, well organized and don't leave things unfinished. I am detail oriented and able to meet deadlines and work well under pressure as a team player.

I have got extensive experience of Teaching Clinical Pathology/Microbiology and imparting training in Medical Laboratory Sciences (Clinical Pathology, including Haematology, Clinical Microbiology, Parasitology, Serology, Clinical Biochemistry). I believe that I could be a successful Laboratory Director of any teaching or non-teaching hospital/healthcare setting. I am well-groomed educator who is able to develop & implement Medical Laboratory Scientist Course, PGME Program in Pathology and Infection Control Program, to achieve sustainable results in line with any organizational objectives. I believe in training others to lead by sharing knowledge, and teaching skills. I am able to adapt and change as the situation requires and overcome objections and negativity. I am fully acquainted with cultural differences by virtue of working with different Nationals while employed at French Medical Institute for Mothers & Children

(FMIC) Kabul (managed by Aga Khan University Hospital Karachi) from Jun 2007 to Nov 2017. I had performed as Chair Infection Control Committee for about 10 years at FMIC. 2. Personal Data:

Name: Tariq Mahmud TARIQ Date of birth: 05 August 1960 Speciality: Clinical Pathology Sub-speciality: Clinical Microbiology E-mail: ac8yg4@r.postjobfree.com Cell Phones: +923*********; +923********* Home Address: 186 – Eden Avenue, Airport Road Lahore Cantt. Lahore; Tel: +924********* 3. Education/Qualifications:

Institution (Date: From - To) Degree/ Diploma obtained 1. Armed Forces Post Graduate Medical Institute Rawalpindi/Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan; 1992-1994

M. Phil Pathology

(Microbiology & Parasitology)

2. College of Physicians & Surgeons, Pakistan; 1985-1986 MCPS (Clinical Pathology) 3. Armed Forces Post Graduate Medical Institute Rawalpindi; 1985-1986 Certified Training in Pathology 4. Army Medical College/Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad; 1978-1982 MBBS 4. Membership of Pakistan Medical & Dental Council: PMDC registration valid up to 31/12/2022

5. Countries of Work Experience:

a. Pakistan: 25 years (Military and public/private organizations) b. Afghanistan: 10 years (French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children, Kabul) 6. Proficiency in Languages:

Language Proficiency Language Proficiency

1. English Full professional proficiency 3. Urdu Full professional proficiency 2. Punjabi Native/Mother Language 4. Dari & Arabic Elementary proficiency 7. Scope of Work:

1) Provision of services in Clinical Pathology including Microbiology, Haematology, Chemical Pathology and Serology. 2) Day-to-day supervision of diagnostic methods and examination of specimens and accurately read, interpret and record the results of laboratory tests.

3) Supervise and impart training to laboratory technologists, technicians & phlebotomists. 4) Perform procedures for quality control, quality assurance and quality improvement within the department, including taking part in all relevant external quality assurance programs. 5) Perform microbiological, haematological, serological and biochemical examinations on clinical and environmental specimens for the detection and identification of microbial agents of disease; identify microorganisms to the genus and species level; perform serological tests to aid in diagnosis of communicable and other diseases; interpret antibiotic sensitivity testing on various bacterial isolates. 6) Provide education and training to PGME residents of Clinical Pathology, plus all related educational activities, which may include conducting classes for residents and to educate & train the related clinical staff through lecturing and small group active education in laboratory facilities. 7) Guide about collection & analysis of laboratory data; enter, retrieve and process computer generated lab reports. 8) Keep records, prepare and update written reports and procedure manuals. Acting as custodian of data. 9) Provide highly technical and complex information clearly to physicians, medical personnel & the public. 10) Able to assist in research, planning & evaluation of alternate methods & new testing procedures. 11) Review and follow current literature to maintain state-of-the-art methodology and technologies in the field of clinical pathology including clinical microbiology, haematology, serology and biochemistry. 12) Business planning, including the assessment and introduction of new methods, and forward planning for staff and equipment requirements.

13) Liaison with clinicians and hospital staff concerning the diagnosis/management of patients & prevention of infection. 14) Implementing medical audit program within the department & participating in clinical audit. 15) Advising on hospital policies for antibiotic and disinfectant use and infection control. 16) Teaching medical students, post graduates and others, both locally and regionally. 17) Helping administration & contributing to the management within the trust. 18) To carry out appropriate research in clinical laboratory related fields. 19) To fulfill continuing medical educational requirements. Participate in clinical programs and conferences. 20) Oversee the development & provision of educational programs that address health issues. 8. Employment History

From - To Employer Positions Held

12/2017 – 3/2018 Aga Khan Health Services, Pakistan Consultant Pathologist 09/2007 – 11/2017 French Medical Institute for Children, Kabul, managed by Aga Khan University Karachi, Pakistan

Pathologist, Head of Pathology Dept., Director

PGME Pathology & Chair Infection Control

05/2007 - 8/2007 Aga Khan University Hospital Karachi, Pakistan Pathologist, Orientation in Clinical Laboratories of Aga Khan University Hospital

04/2006 - 05/2007 FMH College of Medicine & Dentistry, Shadman Lahore, Pakistan

Assistant Professor Microbiology and

Coordinator BSc. Med Lab Tech Program

10/2004 - 04/2006

University College of Medicine, The University of

Lahore, Raiwind Road Lahore, Pakistan Assistant Professor Microbiology 09/2004 - 08/2005 Ace Institute of Health Sciences Lahore (affiliated with The University of Health Sciences, Lahore)

Principal & Program Director (for B.Sc.

Medical Lab Technology Course)

01/2003 - 08/2004 Sharif Medical City Hospital, Raiwind Road Lahore Consultant Pathologist 07/2001 - 10/2002 Ghurki Trust Teaching Hospital/ Lahore Medical & Dental College, Pakistan

Pathologist & Asst. Professor Pathology

09/2000 - 07/2001

Institute of Nursing & Health Sciences, Sheikh

Zayed Hospital Lahore, Pakistan Senior Lecturer Microbiology 03/1995 - 07/2000 Combined Military Hospitals (CMHs) Army Medical Corps, Pakistan Army

Classified Pathologist

10/1992 - 02/1995 Armed Forces Institute of Pathology Rawalpindi Resident Pathology/Microbiology 10/1986 - 09/1992 CMHs / Field Medical Units – Army Medical Corpse Graded Pathologist 10/1985 - 10/1986 AFPGMI / AFIP Rawalpindi, Pakistan Trainee Pathology 12/1982 - 10/1985 CMHs / Field Medical Units – Army Medical Corps General Duty Medical Officer 9. Work assumed that best explains capability to handle the tasks assigned: Date/Period: 05/2007 - Present

Name of assignment:

Orientation at Clinical Laboratories of Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) Pathologist/Head of Clinical Laboratory, FMIC Kabul, Afghanistan Client: AKUH Karachi & French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children (FMIC) Kabul Main features:

Setting up Clinical Pathology services, including Bacteriology, Parasitology, Blood Bank, PCR and Cytopathology Labs at FMIC

Position held: Pathologist, Chair Infection Control, Program Director PGME Pathology Activities performed:

Procurement of equipment required for Clinical Laboratory Development of Policies & Procedures for Clinical Lab including Bacteriology Imparting training to Pathology Doctors & Laboratory Technologists Date/Period: 04/2006 - 05/2007

Name of assignment: Asst. Professor Pathology

Client: FMH College of Medicine & Dentistry, Shadman Lahore, Pakistan Main project features: Ensuring training activities of the students (Medical, Dental & MLT courses) Position held: Asst. Professor Microbiology & Coordinator BSc Medical Lab Tech Program Date/Period: 10/2004 - 04/2006

Name of assignment: Asst. Professor Pathology

Client: The University of Lahore (College of Medicine & Dentistry) Main project features: Ensuring training & mentoring activities of the students (Medical, Dental) Position held: Assistant Professor Microbiology & Consultant Pathologist Date/Period: 09/2004 - 08/2005

Name of assignment: Principal and Program Director for B.Sc. Medical Lab Technology Course Client: Ace Institute of Health Sciences (affiliated with The University of Health Sciences, Lahore) Main project features: Conduct Course for B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) Position held: Principal & Program Director

Activities performed: Ensuring training & mentoring activities and undertake training courses for MLT Date/Period: 01/2003 - 09/2004

Name of assignment: Head of Pathology Laboratory

Client: Sharif Medical City Hospital (300-beds)

Main project features: Providing Clinical Laboratory services Position held: Consultant Pathologist

Date/Period: 07/2001 - 10/2002

Name of assignment: Head of Pathology Laboratory

Location: Lahore, Pakistan

Client: Ghurki Trust Teaching Hospital (300-beds) / Lahore Medical & Dental College Main project features: Providing Clinical Laboratory services & Teaching Medical & Dental Students Position held: Clinical Pathologist & Asst. Professor Pathology Date/Period: 09/2000 - 06/2001

Name of assignment: Senior Lecturer Microbiology

Client: Institute of Nursing & Health Sciences (INHS) – Sheikh Zayed Hospital Lahore Main project features: Conduct Course for B.Sc. Medical Lab Technology (MLT) Position held: Senior Lecturer Microbiology

Activities performed: Ensuring training activities and undertake training courses for MLT students Date/Period: 03/1995 - 07/2000

Name of assignment: Classified Pathologist

Client: Combined Military Hospitals (400/500 Beds) – Pakistan Army Main project features: Providing Clinical Laboratory & Blood Bank services and Performing Autopsies Position held: Pathologist

Date/Period: 10/1992 - 03/1995

Name of assignment: Resident Pathology/Microbiology Client/Location: AFPGMI / Armed Forces Institute of Pathology Rawalpindi, Pakistan Main project features: Training in Clinical Pathology & Microbiology Position held: Trainee Microbiology

Date/Period: 10/1986 - 09/1992

Name of assignment: Graded Pathologist

Client: Combined Military Hospitals/Field Med Units – Pakistan Army Main project features: Providing Clinical Laboratory & Blood Bank services and Performing Autopsies Date/Period: 10/1985 - 10/1986

Name of assignment: Resident Pathology

Client: AFPGMI / Armed Forces Institute of Pathology Main project features: Training in Clinical Pathology Date/Period: 12/1982 - 10/1985

Name of assignment: General Duty Medical Officer (GDMO) Client: Army Medical Corps, Pakistan Army

Main project features: Basic Military Training; House Job in Medicine & Surgery; Performed duties as GDMO Date/Period: 4/1978 – 12/1982

Name of assignment: Medical Cadet

Location: Rawalpindi / Islamabad

Client: Army Medical College (affiliated with Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad) Main project features: Medical Education (MBBS)

10. Summary of Activities Performed:

1. Ensuring training & mentoring activities and undertake training courses for MLT students 2. Prepare/deliver lectures to the medical/dental students in the subject of Microbiology. 3. Conduct and supervise practical in the subject of Bacteriology. 4. Make purposeful & appropriate lesson plans that provide effective teaching strategies for students. 5. Encourage student enthusiasm for learning process & development of study habits. 6. Create a classroom environment conducive to learning. 7. Evaluate all the students within his/her teaching assignment. 8. Provide progress reports as required.

9. Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with other staff members. 10. Evaluate accomplishments of students on a regular basis using multiple assessment methods such as class tests and assignments respecting the confidentiality of records and information regarding student's examinations. Continue professional growth through attendance at workshops, seminars & conferences. 11. Cooperate with the administration in planning appropriate in-service training programs. 12. Make weekly program for curricular activities for the students of Medical lab technology. 13. Conduct and supervise practical training of students of Medical laboratory technology. 14. Demonstrate a strong grasp of subject matter.

15. Use effective oral and written expression.

16. Monitor the ongoing curriculum revision process. 17. Take necessary precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities. 11. Research Projects (Dissertation & Thesis):

1) Transitional Cell Carcinoma

A dissertation submitted to AFPGMI Rawalpindi in

partial fulfillment for Grading Exam in the subject of Pathology in 1986

2) Bacterial infections in neutropenic cancer

patients

A thesis submitted to Quaid-i-Azam University

Islamabad in partial fulfillment for M. Phil (Pathology) Examination in 1994

12. Papers Presented in Conferences:

1) Bacterial Infections in Neutropenic Cancer

Patients

A paper presented in the 2nd Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital Symposium, Lahore, Oct 1995

2) Blood stream infections caused by extended

spectrum beta lactamase producing (ESBL)

pathogens in a children’s hospital in Kabul

Oral presentation in the 1st International Paediatrics Conference of FMIC Kabul, Afghanistan, Feb 2011

3) Detection of antibiotic susceptibility in

children with urinary tract infections

diagnosed at French Medical Institute for

Children Kabul

Poster presentation in the 1stInternational Paediatrics Conference of FMIC Kabul, Afghanistan, Feb 2011

4) Bacteriologic profile and antibiogram of blood

culture isolates from a children’s hospital in

Kabul

Oral presentation in the 2nd International Conference of FMIC Kabul, Afghanistan, Dec 2012

5) Occurrence of extended-spectrum β-lactamase

producers among Enterobacteriaceae in a

paediatric tertiary care facility in Kabul

Poster presentation in the 2nd International Conference of FMIC Kabul, Afghanistan, Dec 2012

6) Unusual ways for the transmission of

infectious diseases

Poster presentation in the 2nd International Conference of FMIC Kabul, Afghanistan, Oct 2012

7) Pattern of aetiology and antibiogram profile

urine culture isolates in Afghan children

Oral presentation in the 3rdInternational Conference of FMIC Kabul, Afghanistan, Oct 2013

8) Bacteriological analysis of blood culture

isolates from children in a tertiary care

hospital in Kabul

Poster presentation in the 3rd International Conference of FMIC Kabul, Afghanistan, Oct 2013

9) Quick and accurate diagnosis of

tuberculosis and rifampicin resistance with a

new tool

Oral presentation in the 4thInternational Conference of FMIC Kabul, Afghanistan, Oct 2014

10) Changing pattern of bloodstream infections

and antibiotic resistance in a children hospital

of Kabul

A paper presented in 15thAPCCMI (Asia Pacific Congress on Clinical Microbiology & Infection), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Nov 2014

11) Changing pattern of bloodstream infections

and antibiotic resistance in a children hospital

of Kabul

Oral presentation in the 5t International Conference of FMIC Kabul, Afghanistan, Oct 2015

12) Bacteriologic profile and antibiogram of blood culture isolates from a children’s hospital in

Kabul

Oral presentation in the 6thInternational Conference of FMIC Kabul, Afghanistan, Nov 2016

13. Publications:

1) Bacterial Infections in Neutropenic Cancer

Patients

Published in Pakistan Journal of Pathology

1998:9(1):38-43

2) Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media: a study in

children of female hospital workers

Published in Pakistan Pediatric Journal 2002:26(4):155- 165

3) Prevalence of Giardiasis in Afghan Population

Published in Pakistan Pediatric Journal 2013; 37(3): 180- 184

4) Bacteriologic profile and antibiogram of blood

culture isolates from a children’s hospital in

Kabul

Published in J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2014;

Jun;24(6):396-399

5) Occurrence of extended-spectrum β-lactamase

producers among Enterobacteriaceae in a

paediatric tertiary care facility in Kabul

Published in J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2014;

Jul;24(7):530-531

6) Emerging trends of bloodstream infections and

antibiogram - a six years study at a pediatric

tertiary care teaching and referral hospital in

Kabul

Published in J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2016, Vol. 26

(11): 887-891

7) Prevalence of and factors associated with

vitamin D deficiency among Afghan

adolescents diagnosed at a tertiary healthcare

facility in Kabul, Afghanistan

Submitted for publication

14. References:

1) Lt. Gen. (R) Professor Dr. Karamat Ahmed Karamat, MBBS (Pb), Dip. Bact (London), FRCPath (London), FCPS (Pak) FRCP F.R.C.P.(Edinburgh), Former Surgeon General Pakistan Armed Forces, Tel

(Res):+925********, Mobile: +923*********, Email: ac8yg4@r.postjobfree.com 2) Dr Farooq Ghani, Associate Professor and Director Outreach, Department of Pathology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi. Tel: +922*********; Cell#: +923*********; Email: ac8yg4@r.postjobfree.com 3) Dr Muhammad Shahbaz Amin, MBBS, MCPS, FCPS, Consultant Histopathologist and Astt. Professor Lahore Medical & Dental College Lahore; Cell#: +923*********; Email: ac8yg4@r.postjobfree.com 4) Col. Raja Kamran Afzal, MBBS, FCPS (Pak), PhD, Pathologist & Microbiology, National Institute of Heart Diseases Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Cell #: +923*********, Email: ac8yg4@r.postjobfree.com 5) Brig. (R) Javed Usman Rao, MBBS, MCPS, M. Phil, FCPS (Microbiology), Professor of Microbiology. Cell#: +923*********; Email: ac8yg4@r.postjobfree.com

15. Certification:

I, the undersigned, certify that to the best of my knowledge and belief, this CV correctly describes me, my qualifications and my experience.

Tariq Mahmud TARIQ



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