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Assistant Professor

Location:
Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Salary:
US$: 175000
Posted:
March 20, 2020

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CURRICULUM VITAE

DR. TANVEER JILANI

WORK ADDRESS: Department of Biological & Biomedical Sciences, Aga Khan University (Medical college),

Stadium Road, Karachi, Pakistan

EMAIL: adcdkw@r.postjobfree.com

TELEPHONE: +922*-******** (office), 030******** (mobile) US VISA STATUS: US immigrant (Green card holder, since 2016) DATE OF BIRTH: February 27, 1969

EDUCATION: 2007-2018 Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D, Health Sciences; Physiology), Aga Khan University, Karachi,

Pakistan

1998-2000 Master of Philosophy (M.Phil, Physiology), Basic Medical Science Institute (BMSI),

Jinnah postgraduate medical center (JPMC),

University of Karachi, Pakistan

1986-1992 Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery

(M.B.B.S), Dow Medical College,

University of Karachi, Pakistan

SCHOLARLY INTERESTS: Antioxidant Vitamins, especially Vitamin E and Medical Education

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ACADEMIC POSITIONS HELD:

2016-present Assistant Professor (Physiology)

Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences (DBBS), Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

2005-2016 Senior Instructor, Physiology,

Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS), Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

2004-2005 Associate Professor, Physiology,

Hamdard College of Medicine & Dentistry,

Hamdard University, Karachi, Pakistan

2001-2004 Assistant Professor, Physiology,

Hamdard College of Medicine & Dentistry,

Hamdard University, Karachi, Pakistan

1995-2001 Lecturer, Physiology,

Hamdard College of Medicine & Dentistry,

Hamdard University, Karachi, Pakistan

ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS HELD:

2016-present: Vice Chair (VC),

Undergraduate Medical Education (UGME),

Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences,

Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

2012- present: Discipline coordinator (Point Person), Physiology, Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences,

Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

2011-2018: Chair, MBBS Year I Curriculum Sub-Committee, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

MENTORSHIP:

2011-present: Resource Person, Physiology: Mentoring MBBS students requiring improvement in their academic performance in Year 1 and II.

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

I have an experience of more than 25 years of teaching Physiology to the medical and allied health sciences students (15 years at Aga Khan University and 10 years at Hamdard University, Karachi, Pakistan)

TEACHING ACTIVITIES:

I have been involved in various teaching activities related to the undergraduate and post-graduate medical education (Faculty of Health Sciences M.B.B.S, M.Phil and Ph.D programs), School of Nursing and Midwifery, Diploma in Dental Hygiene Program, Eastern Medicine and Pharmacy at Aga Khan University (2005 till todate) and at Hamdard University (1995-2004), which includes conduction of:

Lectures: Physiology, Cell and Molecular Biology

Flip class room sessions

Team-based learning (TBL) sessions

Case-based sessions

Small group problem based learning (PBL) sessions

Tutorials

Physiology laboratory sessions

Bench research training

INNOVATIONS IN EDUCATION:

a. Summary of student evaluations;

Student evaluations range from Excellent to Outstanding in LCFs and PBL sessions over the past 5 years

b. Innovation;

i) Prepared the Physiology Lab Manual for MBBS students for the first time in Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan in 2007 and at Hamdard University, Karachi, Pakistan in 1996

ii) Yearly revision and update of the Physiology laboratory manual for MBBS students at Aga Khan University, Karachi from 2005 till todate iii) Introduced use of PowerLab in medical curriculum. In addition, facilitated multiple workshop on 'Use of PowerLab in Medical Education', as a part of annual forum on Continuing Medical Education, organized by Department of Continuous Professional Education (DCPE), Aga Khan University from 2012 till todate

iv) Setting & switching most of the MBBS Physiology Lab practicals from traditional methodology on to the latest ‘PowerLab methodology’ at Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan in 2010 to 2014 v) Introduction of new Physiology laboratory practicals in the MBBS curriculum, Aga Khan University, Pakistan (for example, EMG & EEG) in 2015

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c. Teaching related activities (undergraduate and graduate) – committee, lecturing, curriculum design etc.;

2011-2018 Organization and Coordination of MBBS Year I, Professional examination, as Year 1 Chair Curriculum Committee, Aga Khan University

d. New courses developed and / or offered (Contribution to Academic Programs at the Aga Khan University)

1. Physiology Curriculum in MBBS Program

- As the Point person/Coordinator and Resource person, Physiology, AKU,

(2012 till todate) played a pivotal role in the design, development, modification and review of the integrated MBBS curriculum. This curriculum in Physiology provided AKU students a sound applied knowledge and a strong interest in a discipline

2. Planning of new academic programs

- Contribution to curricular renewal of the undergraduate MBBS program: As a member of the Ad Hoc Committee (2019 till todate) e. Others:

Question [One-best type MCQs, Matching questions, Extended matching questions (EMQs), True/False type questions, Short answer questions (SAQs), Short essay questions (SEQs) and Physiology lab-related objective standard practical exam (OSPE) questions] making and their intra-disciplinary review before exam banking

Development and review of viva scenarios and their related Physiology questions along with the respective keys for 1

st

and 2

nd

year MBBS professional

examinations at Aga Khan University and Hamdard University, Karachi, Pakistan

Development of data base for basic sciences questions

Conduction and participation in pre- and post-hoc summative and annual exam paper review sessions for 1

st

and 2

nd

year MBBS at Aga Khan University

Preparation of educational material including cases and tutor guide for PBL curriculum

Supervision of students during their summer electives

As, VC, UGME, DBBS, supervise and coordinate day-to-day departmental teaching, learning and assessment activities, training and capacity building sessions for junior faculty, laboratory staff and teaching associates 5

SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES:

A) WITHIN THE AGA KHAN UNIVERSITY

2011-2018 Chair, MBBS Year I Curriculum Sub-Committee, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

2015-present Co-chair, UGME Musculoskeletal system module (MBBS Year II) committee

2015, 2019 Member, Taskforce for Pakistan Medical & Dental Council

(PMDC) inspection visit

2019-present Member, BBS Search and Promotion Committee 2011 Member, DBBS Management Team

2015 Member, Internal Review Committee, External evaluation of the MBBS curriculum (LCME) at Aga Khan University 2015-present Member, Academic Support Group for MBBS students B) OUTSIDE THE AGA KHAN UNIVERSITY

External Examiner of Physiology for MBBS, BDS and MPhil examinations at various local and national University in Pakistan for the past 20 years

Active life member of Physiological Society of Pakistan

Member Advisory board, Journal of Bahria University Medical & Dental College

(BUMDC), Karachi, Pakistan

DISTINCTIONS:

Outstanding Teacher Award, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan, 2013 Best Teacher Award, 1

st

Annual Research Day, Department of Biological and

Biomedical Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan, 2013 Best Teacher Award, 2

nd

Annual Research Day, Department of Biological and

Biomedical Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan, 2014 6

TRAINING:

November, 2018 Curriculum review workshop by Prof. Geraldine Van Gyn, held on 29-11-2018 in School of Nursing and

Midwife, Aga Khan University, Karachi

May, 2017 CME Workshop, titled; ‘Time to embrace “Flip” style teaching’, at Aga Khan University, Karachi (AKU-

AACME accredited)

May, 2015 CME Workshop on Flow Cytometry and bone marrow trephine biopsy: Techniques and Applications,

Aga Khan University, Karachi (AKU-AACME accredited)

December, 2014 Workshop on “Towards an Aga Khan Development Network Case Strategy: Exploring Cases and the

Development of a Case Centre” Nairobi, Kenya

April, 2014 Workshop on “Lab Author in Basic Sciences”, organized by the Department of Biological and

Biomedical Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi

(AKU-AACME accredited)

April, 2014 Workshop on “How to give an effective lecture”, by the Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi (AKU-AACME accredited)

December, 2013 Workshop on ‘Advancing the AKU Way” at Aga Khan University, Karachi

September, 2011 Workshop on 'Writing Strategies, Grants and Publications', organized by the Department of

Biological and Biomedical Sciences,

Aga Khan University, Karachi

October 2011 Workshop on 'Scientific poster presentation', organized by the Department of Biological and Biomedical

Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi

December 2011 Workshop on “Interviewing skills”, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Aga Khan University, Karachi

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June, 2011 Workshop on 'Critical thinking', organized by the Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences,

Aga Khan University, Karachi

June, 2005 National workshop on ‘Science in Mass Media” organized by the Department of Genetics,

University of Karachi

August, 2005 Workshop on ‘Orientation to Medical Education’, organized by Department of Educational Development, Aga Khan University, Karachi

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS:

(As Principal or Co-Investigator)

1. Jilani T, Khan I, Salim A, Bilwani F, Moiz B, Azam I, et al. Vitamin E inhibits apoptosis of human CD34

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-derived erythroid progenitor cells obtained from

healthy adults. Ann Hematol Oncol. 2019; 6(7): 1260. 2. Jilani T, Iqbal MP. Vitamin E deficiency in South Asian population and the therapeutic use of alpha-tocopherol (Vitamin E) for correction of anemia. Pak J Med Sci. 2018; 34(6): 1571-1575.

3. Ghias K, Jilani T, Jabeen K, Ahmed R. Does mock exercise improve students’ oral examination skills?. Really Good Stuff Med Educ. 2017; 4. Jilani T, Azam I, Moiz B, Mehboobali N, Iqbal MP. Positive association of vitamin E supplementation with improved hemoglobin levels in mildly anemic healthy adults in a Pakistani population. Int J Vitam Nutr Res. 2015; 85(1-2) 5. Jilani T, Iqbal MP. Does Vitamin E have a role in treatment and prevention of anemia’s ?. Pak J Pharm Sci. 2011; 24(2): 237-242. 6. Jilani T, Iqbal MP. Risks associated with mild anemia in apparently healthy individuals: How to combat anemia in general population. Pak J Med Sci. 2010; 26(4): 990-994.

7. Jilani T, Bushra M, Iqbal MP. Vitamin E supplementation enhances hemoglobin and erythropoietin levels in mildly anemic adults. Acta Haematologica. 2008; 119: 45-47.

8. Jilani T, Tehsin I, Salahuddin. Role of endogenous vitamin E in exercise-induced lipid peroxidation in trained and untrained healthy people. Med Channel. 2004; 10(3): 51-54.

9. Jilani T, Aslam MS, Salahuddin. Effect of acute exercise on serum Vitamin E levels in physically trained and untrained healthy adults. Pak J Pharmacol. 2003; 20(1): 21-24.

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10. Jilani T, Aslam MS, Arif M. Effects of acute exercise on serum malondialdehyde levels in physically trained and untrained apparently healthy people. Med Channel. 2002; 8(2): 8-10.

11. Furqan M, Mussarat N, Jilani T. Relationship between physical activity and serum ferritin levels. Ann Abbasi Shaheed Hosp Karachi Med Dent Coll. 2002; 7: 306-309.

12. Furqan M, Mussarat N, Jilani T. Relationship between smoking and serum ferritin levels. Ann Abbasi Shaheed Hosp Karachi Med Dent Coll. 2002; 7: 274-277. ORAL PRESENTATIONS:

Jilani T, Khan I, Salim A, Bilwani F, Moiz B and Iqbal MP. Inhibition of apoptosis in CD34

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EPCs by vitamin E to improve anemia (Invited speaker). 21st annual Pakistan Society of Hematology International conference, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan, March 2019

Jilani T, Azam I, Moiz B, Mehboobali. Potential role of vitamin E supplementation in enhancing blood hemoglobin levels in apparently health mildly anemic Pakistani adults. 7th Emirates International Hematology conference in Dubai, UAE, March 2017

Ghias K, Ali SK, Jilani T, Jabeen K, Gulamhusein A and Ahmed R. Moving towards true integrated assessment: Experience of developing and piloting integrated short answer questions (ISAQs) in an undergraduate medical programme. Association for Excellence in Medical Education (AEME) 2017, Karachi, Pakistan, March 2017

POSTER PRESENTATIONS:

Ghias K, Jilani T, Jabeen K and Ahmed R. The viva voce examination: Experience of refining and improving the process in an undergraduate medical programme (Best poster award). Association for Excellence in Medical Education (AEME) 2017, Karachi, Pakistan, March 2017 9

RESEARCH GRANTS:

Against each grant indicate if you are / were:

A Principal Investigator (PI) or co-PI,

Percentage of grant attributable; (e.g. PI 50%, USD 100K, 2009-2011, BBSRC (grant funding body), and title).

Role: Principal Investigator

Amount: USD 12,300

Year: 2008-2010

Funding agency: University Research Council, Aga Khan University Title: Role of vitamin E in enhancing erythropoiesis in mildly anaemic apparently healthy adults with borderline

haemoglobin levels and its relationship with their serum levels erythropoietin, ferritin, vitamin B12 and folate.

Role: Principal Investigator

Amount: PKR 1.309,680

Year: 2013-2014

Funding agency: Pakistan Science Foundation

Title: Mechanism(s) by which vitamin E supplementation could be enhancing blood hemoglobin in apparently healthy mildly anaemic adults.

Role: Principal Investigator

Amount: PKR 13, 75,775

Year: 2019-present

Funding agency: FHS Research Committee, Seed Money Grant, University Aga Khan University

Title: Role of vitamin E in protecting in vitro inhibition of apoptosis of human CD34

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-derived erythroid progenitor

cells.

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