Global Health Initiative

Global Health Initiative

Global Health Initiative

Rehmat Foundation Global Medicine Initiative strives to facilitate medical education, research, student and scholar exchange between institutions in Pakistan and individuals/institutions in USA to improve healthcare in Pakistan.
We have about 90 medical experts in various specialties who deliver lectures at several medical institutions in Pakistan via Zoom.

Rehmat Foundation facilitates biweekly grand rounds in pediatrics at Wayne State University, School of Medicine, and our partners in pediatrics in Pakistan.

Rehmat Foundation funded a training and research program “Building Baby Brains” for 55 lady health workers in rural Multan through Supporting Child Givers Organization in Massachusetts. Rehmat Foundation Facilitated a training Program in Dermatology for dermatologists from Pakistan with Hamzvi Dermatology Group in the state of Michigan.

 

Our Speaker Series

This program focuses on sharing/exchange of the latest information and collaborative research in the field of Medicine between individuals/institutions in the USA and Pakistan to improve healthcare.

Anesthesiology

Zulfiqar Ahmad MD
Clinical Associate Professor, Wayne State University, School of Medicine
Director of Education, St Joseph Mercy Hospital Oakland, Pontiac,
Michigan

Asif Malik MD
Pediatric Anesthesiology
Henry Ford Healthcare, Detroit, Michigan

Alisher Dadabayev MD
Pain Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor,
Michigan

Irfan Suleman MD
Director of Pediatric Regional Anesthesia, Johns Hopkins Children’s Center
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Muhammad Jaffar, MD, FASA, FCCM, FCCP
Professor of Anesthesiology, Director of Anesthesiology Residency Training Program,
Wayne State University School of Medicine.

Allergy and Immunology

Arif Seyal MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento,
California
Division of Allergy and Immunology
Special interest. severe asthma, primary immunodeficiency, air pollution,
urticaria Angioedema, food, and drug allergy

Tariq Yunus MD
Allergy, head and neck, otolaryngology,
Pediatric otolaryngology
Fort Worth, Texas

Hassan Nasir DO
Memorial Healthcare, Owosso, Michigan
Former Chief of Staff and Program Director, Allergy and Immunology Fellowship at Larkin Community Hospital, Miami, Florida

Mohsen Nasir MD
Memorial Healthcare, Saginaw, Michigan

Cardiology

Sohail A. Hassan MD FACC, FHRS
Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology services,
Ascension St John Hospital, Detroit
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine

Nour Juratli MD
Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Beaumont Healthcare,
Dearborn On Faculty of Wayne State University School of Medicine

Saeed Ahmad MD
Best Graduate University of Punjab, Nishtar Medical College 1971
Interventional Cardiologist
Oklahoma Heart Hospital
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Muhammad Yasin MD
2nd best graduate Nishtar Medical College 1971
Interventional Cardiologist
Oklahoma Heart Hospital

Usman Babar MD
Interventional Cardiologist
Director of Cardiac Cath Lab
The University of Oklahoma, School of Medicine
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Zaheer Babar MD
Interventional Cardiologist
Oklahoma Heart Hospital
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Waleed T Kayani MD, FACC
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine,
Baylor College of Medicine.
Director Cardiac Catherization Laboratories
Director of Cardiac Care Unit,
Ben Taub Hospital, Harris Health System.
Associate Director (Research) Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program,
Associate Director Interventional Cardiology Fellowship,
Baylor College of Medicine,
Houston, Texas USA.

Zain Ul Abideen Asad, MD MS FACC
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
Cardiovascular Section,
University of Oklahoma HealthSciences Center,
Oklahoma City, OK

Dentistry

Dr. Francisco Plaza Villegas DDS, MS
Clinical Asst. Professor
The University of Detroit Mercy, School of Dentistry, Detroit, Michigan

Dermatology

Iltefat Hamzavi MD
On faculty of Wayne State University School of Medicine.
He has access to most of the Muslim Dermatologist in the USA and will make
available several of them

Muhammad Jafrany MD
Professor of Psychiatry, Central Michigan University, School of
Medicine. Special interest in Psycho Dermatology

Dr. Sarwat Ayub Shah
Lead Consultant of Dermatology
Bridgewater NHS Trust
Warrington Cheshire, UK

Wasim Nasir MD
Medical and Cosmetic Dermatology
Memorial Healthcare, Owosso, Michigan

Endocrinology

Naseer Ahmad MD
Ascension Healthcare, Southfield, Michigan
Associate Professor of Medicine Wayne State University School of Medicine,
Detroit, Michigan
Special interest Diabetes and thyroid disease

Sleman Khoury MD
Beaumont Healthcare System
Associate Professor of Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine,
Detroit, Michigan
Special interest in Diabetes and Reproductive endocrinology

Emergency Medicine

Jawad Arshad MD, FACER
Beaumont Hospital, Dearborn, Michigan
CEO/ cofounder of WoW Health Solutions
COO/ cofounder Zip care coordination platform

ENT

Tariq Yunus MD
Allergy, head and neck, otolaryngology, Pediatric otolaryngology
Fort Worth, Texas

Mueed Ahmad MD
Special interest in parathyroid surgery
Kaiser Permanente, Santa Rosa , California
Has access to numerous colleagues who will be willing to participate.

Gastroenterology

Faiza Bhatti MD
Mercy Hospital, South
St Louis, Missouri
Special interest IBD

Kamran Qureshi MD
Associate Professor St Louis University, School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri
Special interest Hepatology

Surgery

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Raza Dabir MD, FACS, FRCS
Ascension St John Hospital
Detroit, Michigan

Salik Jahania MD FACS
Erlanger Heart and Lung Institute
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Asghar Nawaz
MBBS, MRCS, FCPS, FRCS Cth, CVT UK, MEBCTS
Cardiothoracic, Robotic, and Transplant Surgery
Shifa International Hospitals Ltd, Islamabad, Pakistan

General Surgery

Farrukh Jabbar MD
General Surgery with Special Interest in Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Diseases
Adventist Hospital, Tampa, Florida

Alexander DeMare MD
Attending Physician
Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak, Michigan

Vascular Surgery

Mubarik Shah MD
Port Tobacco, Maryland

Majid T Aezid MD
McLaren Healthcare, Midland, Michigan

Urology

Muzamil Ahmad MD
On faculty of the University of Michigan, School of Medicine.
Chief of staff Beaumont Healthcare, Wayne, Michigan
Area of interest Prostate problems

Infectious Diseases

Marcus Zervos MD
Professor of Medicine and Asst. Dean Wayne State University School of Medicine
for Global Medicine
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Henry Ford Healthcare system. He and
several of his staff will participate in teaching and research.

Mazhar Ahmad MD
Attending Physician and Faculty
St Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Arsala Bakhtiar, MD
Pediatric ID
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Wayne State University, School of Medicine
Program Director, Beaumont Hospital, Dearborn

James Sunstrum, MD
Attending Physician Beaumont Hospital, Dearborn
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit

Internal Medicine

Zeeshan Noor MD
Attending Physician
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Muhammad Sanaullah MD
Special interest in Quality Assurance and
Utilization Review
Chief Medical Officer
University of Oklahoma, Edmond, OK

Addiction Medicine

Ghazala Khan, MD
American Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine
Staff Physician Addiction Medicine
Ascension Brighton Center for Recovery
Brighton, Michigan.

Microbiology

Dr. Ghulam Rasool PhD
Professor of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Oakland University, Rochester,
Michigan
Special interest in stem cell research

Neurology

Saleem Tahir MD
Board-certified in Neurology and Psychiatry, Clinical Neurophysiology
Electrodiagnostic Medicine (EEG, EMG, Evoked potentials) St. Mary
Mercy Hospital, Livonia, Michigan
Motivational Speaker

Shaneela Malik MD
Special interest in strokes
Henry Ford Healthcare, Detroit, Michigan

Abdullah Ahmad, PhD
Associate Scientist
Henry Ford Healthcare System, Detroit, Michigan
Associate Professor, Michigan State University

Nasrul Huda, PhD
Associate Scientist
Henry Ford Healthcare System, Detroit, Michigan
Associate Professor Michigan State University

Neurosurgery

Ghaus Malik MD
Professor of Neurosurgery, Wayne State University, School of Medicine
Former Chief of Neurosurgery Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak, Vice Chief of
Neurosurgery, Henry Ford Healthcare System, Detroit, Michigan Special
interest in cerebrovascular, AVMs, aneurysms, trigeminal neuralgia,
complex brain and spinal cord tumor.

Mick Perez-Cruet MD
Professor of Neurosurgery
Oakland University, William Beaumont Medical School, Rochester, Michigan
Michigan Head and Spine Institute
Southfield, Michigan
Special interest in minimal invasive surgery

Awais Zafar Vance MD
Neurosurgery, Diagnostic and Neuroradiology
Baylor Scott & White Healthcare, Temple, Texas.
Faculty Baylor Medical School

Nephrology

Shehpar Khan MD
Areas of Interest Hypertension, Acid-base, Electrolyte
Dallas, Texas

Ahmad Masood MD
Attending Physician and Faculty
St Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Bilal Saleem MD
Transplant fellowship
Ascension Providence Hospital
Southfield, Michigan

Oncology

Feroze Momin MD
Medical Oncology and Hematology
Beaumont Healthcare System
Associate Professor of Medicine, Beaumont Medical School, Rochester,
Michigan
Special interest in bone marrow transplant

Hakan Demirci MD
Director of Ocular Oncology
Professor of Ophthalmology and visual sciences
University of Michigan School of Medicine

Noman Ashraf MD
Medical Oncology
VA Hospital
Associate Professor, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida

Waseet Zafar Vance MD
Radiation Oncology
Cancer Specialists of North Florida
Jacksonville, Florida

Zafar Iqbal MD
Radiation Oncology
Buffalo, New York

Saima Saeed MD
Hematology/Oncology
Palo Verde Cancer Specialist
Scottsdale, Arizona
Affiliated with Banner University Medical Center
Phoenix, Arizona

Irum Khan MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Illinois, Chicago, School of Medicine

Dr. Shabeeha K Rana, MBBS, MRCP, FRCPath ( Hematology-UK), CCT (UK)
Consultant Hematologist-Oncologist, Stem Cell Transplantation
American Hospital, Dubai, UAE

Ophthalmology

Shahzad Mian MD
Professor of ophthalmology and Director of residency
training University of Michigan School of Medicine
Special interest: cornea transplanting and keratoplasty techniques

Tamer Mahmoud MD, PhD
Professor of ophthalmology
Oakland University, William Beaumont School of Medicine
An international authority on diseases of retina and vitreous.

David Crandall MD
On Faculty of University of Utah School of Medicine and Henry Ford Hospital,
Detroit
A Leader at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

Hakan Demirci MD
Director of Ocular Oncology
Professor of Ophthalmology and visual sciences
University of Michigan School of Medicine

Nauman Imami MD
Chief of Ophthalmology, Director of Glaucoma Services, and former director of
training. Henry Ford Healthcare System, Detroit
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Wayne State University, Medical School.

Zuhair Peracha MD
Fellowship in Retina
Canton, Michigan.

Pediatrics
General Pediatrics

Arsala Bakhtiar, MD
Pediatric ID
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Wayne State University, School of Medicine
Program Director, Beaumont Hospital, Dearborn

Naseer Kaukab MD
Special interest in Learning Disabilities
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Khawaja Raza Mahmood MD
Special interest in asthma but can take any topic
Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Medical College of Georgia.

Sarah R Chaudhry MD
Medical Center Pediatrics
Bingham Farm, Michigan

GI

Muhammad Usman Shaukat MD
Asst.Professor of Pediatrics, University of Oklahoma, School of Medicine

Hemo/Oncology

Shahina Qureshi MD
Former Professor of Pediatrics
Children’s Hospital, Islamabad
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
State University of New York, Down State, Brooklyn, NY

Infectious Diseases

Arsala Bakhtiar, MD
Pediatric ID
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Wayne State University, School of Medicine
Program Director, Beaumont Hospital, Dearborn

Neonatology

Shahid Khan MD
Former Chief of Neonatology, Ascension Healthcare, Southfield.
Associate Professor Michigan State University, School of Medicine

Nasir Rashid MD, FAAP
Neonatology
Shady Grove Adventist Hospital
Rockville, MD

Pain Management

Irfan Suleman MD
Director of Pediatric Regional Anesthesia, Johns Hopkins Children’s Center
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Child Psychiatry

Muhammad Ghaziudin MD
Professor of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Child psychiatrist with a special interest in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Neera Ghaziudin MD, MRCPsych
Professor of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Child psychiatrist with a special interest in mood disorders, psychotic
disorders, catatonia, the biology of adolescents’ mood disorders, and ECT.

Naser Ahmadi, MD,Ph.D, FAPA
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Project Director SAMHSA NCTSN
Olive View Medical Center for Trauma
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
UCLA Semel Institute of Neurosciences and Human Behavior
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California.

Psychiatry

Muhammad Ghaziudin MD
Professor of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Child psychiatrist with a special interest in Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Neera Ghaziudin MD, MRCPsych
Professor of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Child psychiatrist with a special interest in mood disorders, psychotic
disorders, catatonia, the biology of adolescents’ mood disorders, and ECT.

Muhammad Jafrany MD
Professor of Psychiatry, Central Michigan University, School of
Medicine. Special interest in Psycho Dermatology

Manzar Rajput MD
Geriatric Psychiatry
St Mary Mercy Hospital, Livonia, Michigan
Former Chief of Psychiatry, Allegiance Henry Ford healthcare, Jackson,
Michigan
Special interest ECT

Huda Zenati, MS, MSW, PhD
Co-founder of Rehmat Foundation
Psychotherapist at Apex Behavioral Health – Dearborn, Michigan
Areas of interest are emotional aspects of cancer, bedside manners, nutrition, and stress management

Ghulam Qadir MD
Founder of Rehmat Foundation
Chairman NANA Scholarship Committee
Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in General, Addiction, and Geriatric Psychiatry. Certified in Administrative Psychiatry.
Fellow of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine. Distinguished Life Fellow of American Psychiatric Association CEO Apex Behavioral Health – Dearborn, Michigan Served as Chief of Psychiatry at Oakwood Healthcare for 14 years
Areas of interest. Mental Health Advocacy, Doctor-Patient Relationship, and Cost of Care, Bipolar Disorders

Marilyn Bonem, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology
Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan. Psychologist Apex Behavioral
Health- Dearborn, Michigan.

Jeffrey Guina MD
Director of Psychiatry Residency Training Program, Beaumont Medical School,
Royal Oak, Michigan
Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Michigan State, Oakland, and Wright State Universities

Saba Syed, MD
Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, at The David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles.

Manzer Ghaznavi MD
Addiction Psychiatrist
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
at The David Geffen School of Medicine University of California, Los Angeles.

Naser Ahmadi, MD,Ph.D, FAPA
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Project Director SAMHSA NCTSN
Olive View Medical Center for Trauma
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
UCLA Semel Institute of Neurosciences and Human Behavior
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California.

Robert Dasher MD DFAPA

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry(ret 2021)

University of California, Los Angels

Director of HIV Mental Health Services/Wellness Chair – Olive View/UCLA Medical center.

Muhammad Aslam MD
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine , Cincinnati,Ohio.
Director of Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship, Education and Research.

Radiology

Ansar Zafar Vance MD
Vascular Interventional Radiology
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Awais Zafar Vance MD
Neurosurgery, Diagnostic and Neuroradiology
Baylor Scott & White Healthcare, Temple, Texas.
Faculty Baylor Medical School

Colorectal Surgery

Fuad Turfa MD
Attending Physician Beaumont Hospital Dearborn
Assistant Professor, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit

OB/GYN

Ayesha Khan MD
Associate Director of OB/GYN Residency Training Program, Beaumont Hospital, Dearborn
Clinical Associate Professor, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit

Nursing

Karla Dean, RN, BSN,CEN, CPEN
ED Nursing Educator
BJC Health System, Saint Louis, Missouri

Patricia L. Sirwaitis, RN, BSN, CPN
Henry Ford Healthcare System
Detroit, Michigan