Medical Officer, Surveillance Branch
CDC Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
A physician with clinical experience in Family Medicine and Public Health experience in limited resource conditions, with specialized training and experience leading domestic and international public health and informatics initiatives and projects at CDC. I coordinate the Data Use Agreement (DUA) establishment between National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) and US local and state Health Departments as a Medical Officer in Surveillance Branch, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion at CDC. In addition, I support the NSHN User Support needs and provide subject matter expertise for other NHSN projects. Areas of focus include: public health process analysis, gap assessment, road map development, strategic planning and multi-sectorial collaborations for domestic and global health surveillance systems, setting up new programs and evaluations of existing public health programs and systems. Joined CDC as a Public Health Informatics Fellow in June 2007. Obtained a Masters of Science degree in Health Informatics (MSHI) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) in 2007, and had received medical degree from The University of Punjab, Pakistan in 1997.
Wednesday, July 10
1:30 PM – 2:00 PM