Medical Review Board

Abdul Hamid Khan, MD

Pediatric Cardiologist

Abdul Hamid Khan, MD, is currently serving as Pediatric Cardiologist at Lutheran Children’s Hospital, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA. He is American Academy of Pediatrics board certified in both General Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology. He trained as pediatric cardiologist at University of Tennessee, Memphis. Before that, he was Chief Resident at Driscoll Children’s Hospital , Texas, USA, where he completed his pediatric residency. Before that, he completed his MBBS at King Edward Medical College, Lahore. He is a published author in his field.

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Javeria Din, MD

Resident Physician

Javeria Din, MD, an American Medical Association member, is based out of New York. She is currently doing her residency training at Bergen New Bridge Medical Center. Before that, she has worked at Manhattan Psychiatric Research Institute from August 2017 to Feb 2018. She loves to start her day with a good cup of coffee and a research news.

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Zaidan Idrees Choudhary
Dr Zaidan Idrees Choudhary

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Dr. Zaidan Idrees Choudhary is currently woking as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at HBS Medical College, Islamabad. He graduated from the prestigious King Edward Medical College, Lahore. He proceeded to compete his fellowship in psychiatry working at Mayo Hospital, Lahore, and Institute of Psychiatry, Benazir Bhutto Hospital, Rawalpindi. His research interests include mood and anxiety disorders.

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Shahid Mahmood, MD

Doctor

Shahid Mahmood, MD, BPT, is currently completing FRACP and is hoping to do advanced training in oncology. He likes cricket and reading up on the cutting edge cancer research.

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Dr Ambar Rafique
Dr Ambar Rafique

General Practitioner

Dr Ambar Rafique is a doctor at Strive Health & Physiotherapy, and as a general practitioner at Douglas Family Medical Centre, Queensland, Australia.

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Dr Fatima Siyal

Doctor

Dr Fatima Siyal has an MRCP (Member of Royal College of Physicians) degree from the UK. She is a budding healthcare professional and researcher.

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Ammar Malik
Dr Ammar Malik

Pharmacologist

Ammar Malik is pursuing a PhD on identification of Parkinson’s bio-markers after completing his MS in Pharmacology from University of Bedfordshire, UK. He is also working as a pharmacist at Vitus Apotek Groups AS in Norway. He takes keen interest in clinical pharmacology and medicine related subjects. He also enjoys traveling.

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Dr Hassan Ahmad

Pharmaceutical Scientist

Hassan Ahmad is currently pursuing PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences. He is also currently working as a lecturer. Dr Hassan is a published author with multiple research publlications in various journals under his name. An ardent writer, he has been associated with Health Units since long.

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Writers & Contributors

Saira Zulfiqar
Saira Zulfiqar

Content Officer

A pharmacy graduate, Saira Zulfiqar works as a medical writer and researcher. She is taken to books, chai, and loneliness. She is also a wilderness and wildlife enthusiast who wants to get lost in the middle of nowhere.

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Shahzadi Seher Sohail

Medical Writer

Shahzadi Seher Sohail is a professional nutritionist with a zeal for writing and loves to explore innovations in the health care sector by reviewing cutting-edge research and latest public policies about well-being. After graduating in biotechnology she decided to focus on the root causes of chronic diseases. In addition to being a devoted TEDx enthusiast, Seher is also an avid book reader and traveler.

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Dr Sidra Siyal

Radiologist

Dr Sidra Siyal is currently completing her specialization in radiology. She is a published author in her field and currently working on yet another paper.

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Nida Ahmed

Medical Writer

Nida Ahmed has an M.Phil. in Food Science and Human Nutrition and a BS in Biotechnology from Kinnaird College for Women, Lahore. She loves to write and is dedicated to spreading knowledge and awareness about day to day topics of importance to everyone. A full-time mommy by day and a content curator by night, her other interests include watching horror movies, travelling and trying out new recipes off of YouTube.

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Namal Javed

Medical Writer

Namal Javed has a BS in Biotechnology. She believes words are like puzzles and putting them in right sentences is her job. Besides writing, she has keen interest in debating, painting and sketching. She has also participated in many art competitions. A cat person, Namal prefers to read, watch movies and cook at her leisure.

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Maria Khalil, M.D.

Medical Writer

Maria Khalil, M.D., is a general physician practicing in the US. She completed her M.D. from Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan. Earlier, she grduated from University of Wisconsin-Madison. 

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Dr. Affaf Salman
Affaf Salman

Medical Writer

Affaf Salman holds an MPhil in Pharmacology. She takes keen interest in clinical pharmacology and medicine related subjects. She also enjoys reading fiction novels.

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Ahmed Hassan

Medical Writer

Ahmed Hassan is a published bio-technologist and a scientist with expertise in molecular biology. Previously, his focus of research has been genetics and virology. In his spare time, Ahmed tries new foods, writes and sometimes also learns how planes fly and cars run.

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Bilal Murtaza

Editor

A mass communication graduate with ample experience in content writing and editing, Bilal Murtaza aims to pursue a career in journalism. His interests include graphic designing, reading and, watching and playing tennis in his free time.

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Dr Afifa Jabbar

Contributor

Afifa Jabbar is a registered dentist in the UK. She has completed her MJDF (Member of Joint Dental Faculty). In her free time, she likes occupying herself with books and research papers. She loves backpacking and witty humor.

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Dr Hassan Mehmood

Medical Writer

Dr Hassan Mehmood is a self-styled polymath. Apart from being a researcher of interdisciplinary biology, he holds MBBS degree, and writes and edits his way to global health domination.

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Fatima Tariq

Medical Writer

Fatima Tariq is a nutritionist who loves to write about medical and nutrition topics, with an expertise on Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals and their role in healthcare. She graduated as a biotechnologist. She is a foodie,  adrenaline seeker and tries to live life according to the balancing principle of Yin Yang.

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Fazeel Ashraf

Medical Writer

Fazeel Ashraf is a tech aficionado, following closely latest medical technology trends, health apps and bio gadgets. He is also fond of all sorts of pets, specially cats. He happens to be an avid fan of music and classic TV shows such as the Twilight Zone.

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Fizza Akbar

Medical Writer

Fizza Akbar is a graduate in biotechnology and psychology and aspires to make a career in human genetics and genomic medicine. She enjoys writing, travelling and exploring life in general. Fizza is a self-proclaimed sufferer of OCD and a chronic procrastinator.

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Dr Hira Tanveer

Medical Writer

Dr Hira Tanveer has an MBBS degree and aspires to be an MD. Her time in school left her with a deep love of reading and writing fiction. In her spare time, she writes for technical magazines, blogs and other online publications.

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Huda Munir

Medical Writer

Huda Munir is an epidemiologist with expertise in public health policy. She is interested in writing about global public health issues and policy trends. Huda is also an information junkie and loves to read ‘everything’. Her idea of fun includes a cup of tea, five minutes of silence, a long walk with a good book, and definitely the John Oliver Show.

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Rabbia Shehzad

Medical Writer

Rabbia Shehzad is an MS Food and Dietetics student after graduating in Nutrition. She has keen interest in research, writing and philanthropy. She loves nature, animals, baking and soccer.

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Amna Kafayat
Amna Kafayat

Medical Writer

Amna Kafayat is a passionate psychologist and medical writer with interests in human psyche, behavior, major diseases and mental disorders. She is also a silent observer who loves counseling, calligraphy and sketching.

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Ramla Sahib Din

Content Officer

Ramla Sahib Din is a dentist by training but by passion she is a health journalist. With her varied experience in reading and writing, philanthropy and clinical practice, she sees global health care system as a tool to eradicate pain and suffering, while spreading wellness and happiness in an individual’s life.

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Marija Cerauskaite

Contributor

Marija Cerauskaite is a contributing author at Health Units. She is also an experienced marketing and communications professional, based in Dubai.Marija Cerauskaite is a contributing author at Health Units. She is also an experienced marketing and communications professional, based in Dubai.

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Management & Executive Team

Bilal M Liaqat

Founder and CEO

Bilal M Liaqat is the Founder and CEO of Health Units. He has overseen and directed the growth of the company since 2014. Prior to his time at Health Units, Bilal held leadership role as director operations at a large scale development company specializing in hospital infrastructure. In addition, he founded Dejavu Technologies,  an affiliate marketing start-up, and Aarains Communications, a specialized start-up offering IT services, consumer BPO services and call center operations.

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Muhamma Awais Liaqat

Chief Operating Officer

Muhammad Awais Liaqat is Chief Operating Officer at Health Units. In addition, he also handles Health Unit’s corporate liaison affairs in the US. He hold an MBA from Queen Mary Univeristy, London, UK. Awais is an experienced executive and works tirelessly to make the organization’s operations run smooth.

Sajid Khan Lodhy
Sajid Khan Lodhy

Executive Editor

Sajid Khan Lodhy is Executive Editor at Health Units. He has been a journalist for over 13 years, with past experience including Editor at BlockPublisher and News Editor at Pakistan Today. He loves all things science and wishes he could travel space and time. Nature is his only refuge from urban cacophony.

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Naeem Akhtar

Technical Officer

Naeem Akhtar is a developer and digital marketing professional with significant experience. He is enthusiastic about applying new technologies, enhancing current technical expertise and applying transferable skill sets.

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Shoaib Amjad

Brand Manager

Shoaib Amjad holds an MBA. He is our brand manager and lead graphics designer. Bringing imagination to reality, Shoaib is a creative person with passion for food, hip-hop, dance and books.

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Afzal Zubair

Admin Officer

Afzal Zubair handles administrative affairs and human resource management systems at Health Units. He has a Masters in Project Management. Afzal also likes cricket, movies and food.