Shazmi Khan-Saud

Shazmi Khan-Saud

M.D, M.Phil.

Professor

Biography:

Courses: Professor Khan-Saud teaches in the following courses at the university: Clinical Skills II, Clinical Skills III, Clinical Skills IV, Clinical Skills V, System and Disease I, and System and Disease IV. Professor Khan-Saud is also involved in mentoring students in the Research: Literature Review and Analysis course.

Professor Khan-Saud has been practicing and teaching medicine for over three decades. She has served on the faculty of various medical schools in Asia, the Caribbean and Canada. Professor Khan-Saud completed a Doctor of Medicine degree from University of Punjab followed by a residency in OB/GYN and ECFMG certification. Professor Khan-Saud achieved a certification in OB/GYN in 1990. Professor Khan-Saud also earned a Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in Clinical Pharmacology in 1994. Her dissertation investigated the effects of opioids on the cardiovascular systems. In 2008, she was selected for Harvard Macy Institute Fellowship in the field of International Medical Education, and continues to be an active alumnus. Professor Khan-Saud is fluent in four languages and is an avid traveller having visited six continents. 
  • Obstetrics/Gynaecology 
  • Endocrinology and reproductive endocrinology 
  • Rheumatic diseases
  • 2018 Faculty Excellence Award
  • Journal of Association of Physicians of Pakistani-descent of North America, Suggested Improvements to International Medical Education. 
  • ProceedingsHyperglycaemic effect of high doses of diclofenac in rabbits
Professor Khan-Saud's research interests include women health issues including breast cancer, medical student education and clinical skills competencies.

Professor Khan-Saud regularly participates in the SUSOM Annual Research Day. Her most recent contributions have included posters titled, 
Teaching Primary Care Physicians OB/GYN in the Basic Sciences: Use of a Selective and Service learning in medical education: Innovative ways to gain clinical experience during education of basic science years.  

She has also presented at the International Union for Health Promotion and Education, the European Health Promotions Committee, as well as the International Association of Medical Science Educators.
In addition to being a physician, Professor Khan-Saud has been engaged in scholarly work and dialogue through her participation in international conferences of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynaecologists, the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, the International Union for Health Promotion and Education, and the International Association of Medical Science Educators.   

No matter where she has lived, she has been actively engaged in the local community by educating public on 
breast cancer, men's and women’s health, public health, cardiac risk factors, and by leading community health fairs through the Women In Medicine student chapters. 
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