Pakistan Academy of Sciences

Promoting Science, Technology and Innovation for Socio-economic development

Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta

Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta
Current Position Division Head Maternal and Child Health Division of Women and Child Health The Aga Khan University Hospital Phone No. (92-21) 34864782
Born in , Pakistan in 10/12/1955 Year Elected 2008
Email zulfiqar.bhutta@aku.edu
Education
MBBS Khyber Medical College (1977) Diploma in Child Health Royal College of Physiciansand Surgeons London UK (1980) MRCP Paediatrics UK (1981) FCPS PaediatricsCollege of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (1987) PhD in Nutrition Karolinska Institute Stockholm (1996) Fellowship of the Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health UK (FRCPCH) (1997) Fellow of Pakistan Academy of Sciences (2004) Fellow(Hon) American Academy of Pediatrics (2009) Golf Umbrella
Positions Held
The Noordin Noormahomed Sheriff Professor & Founding Chair Division of Women & Child Health Aga Khan University & Medical Center 2009 to dateDepartment of Paediatrics & Child Health 2005 to 2008 Professor 1997 Director Neonatal Services of the University Hospital Karachi 1989-2004 The Husein Laljee Dewraj Professor of Paediatrics&65533 1999 Associate Professor 1994-1995 Assistant Professor1987 to 1992 Senior Instructor and Consultant Pediatrician Department of Paediatrics 1986 to 1987 Consultant Pediatrician and Neonatologist to the Bakhsh Hospitals Group Jeddah Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 1983 to 1986
Awards
Rotary Student T ravelling S cholarship (1969) BISE Merit Scholarship Govt of NWFP(1970-72) National Talent Scholarship Govt of Pakistan (1972-77) Pfizer Gold Medal in Pharmacology University of Peshawar(1975) Best Graduate of the Year&65533 Gold Medal Khyber Medical College(1977) University of Peshawar Gold Medal(1977) Certificate ofMerit (best presentation) Symposium on Paediatric Ophthalmology (Jeddah) (1984) Myre Sims Travel Award Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh)(1990) Fellowship Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh (1990) Outstanding S ervice A ward Karachi Airport Lions Club(1991) Faculty Development Award The Aga Khan University(1991)Overseas Travelling Scholarship Paediatric Research Society (UK) 1992 NutritionResearch Scholarship Nestle Foundation Geneva (1993) Scholarship SwedishInstitute Stockholm Sweden (1994) Faculty Development Award The Aga Khan University (1995) Academic Support Scholarship New England Epidemiology Institute Tufts University Boston (1995) Visiting Scientist Support Grant SwedishInstitute Sweden (1996-98) Outstanding Speaker Award CME Programs AKU (1996)National Book Foundation Award for Publication of Articles in International Biomedical Journals (1997) Young Investigator Award International Union of Nutrition Sciences(1997) Montreal (1997) Outstanding Speaker Award CME Programs AKU (1998) Nestle Nutrition Research Scholarship (1999) Tamgha-i-Imtiaz&65533 for contributions to Education & Research by President of Pakistan (2000) Scholarship Harvard School of Public Health to attend Higher (2001) Professional Training Workshop Summer (2001) Adjunct Professor Family Medicine & Community Health Tufts University Schoolof Medicine Boston (USA) 2002 President of Pakistan Gold Medal for services to Child Health in Pakistan (2004) Distinguished Faculty Award for Research Aga Khan University (2005) Adjunct Professor in International Health Boston Universi
Fellowships / Memberships
Member British Paediatric Association & International Child Health Group Paediatric Research Society (UK) Member Society for Pediatric Research (USA) MemberExecutive Council Commonwealth Association for Paediatric Gastroenterology andNutrition (CAPGAN) President-elect CAPGAN (2003-6) Asian Conference for Diarrhoeal Diseases (ASCODD) - Member Central Executive Committee Asian Pan-Pacific Society forPediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition (Council Member) Member International Societyfor Infectious Diseases Member American Society for Clinical Nutrition &Society for International Nutrition Research Member Federation of American Society of Experimental Biologists Organizing Secretary IV Commonwealth Congresson Diarrhoea and Malnutrition Karachi (November 21-24 1997) Council MemberAsia Pacific Symposia on Typhoid (1994-2000) Chairman Fifth InternationalTyphoid Symposium Karachi 2002 Member Pakistan-India Forum for Health and Development (1997 to date) Council Member Commonwealth Association for Paediatric Gastroenterology & Malnutrition(1994 to-date) Convenor SAARC Neonatal Forum 1998 -2004 Deputy Secretary General (West) Asia-Oceania Federationof Perinatal Societies (1998-2000) Secretary General & President elect Federationof Asia Oceania Perinatal Societies (2002-2006) Member Steering Committee Global Forum for Bioethics since 2000 Chairman Seventh Global Forum for Bioethics Karachi (2006) Member Steering Committee Program for Global Paediatric Research 2003 Member Steering Committee International Pediatric Association (2004-7)Treasurer International Pediatric Association (2008-2010) Member Global Zinc Task Force (2005-2008)
Research Area
Community-based Prenatal Care Interaction of Nutrition and Infections MicronutrientMalnutrition and Maternal and Child Health Policy Issues
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