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CBEC Faculty
Dr. Farhat Moazam, MD, Ph.D
Professor and Chairperson
Centre of Biomedical Ethics and Culture, SIUT
Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Farhat Moazam is the founding Chairperson of CBEC, and has had a long academic career. She was the founding Chairperson of the Department of Surgery and the first Associate Dean for Post Graduate Medical Education, FHS, in Aga Khan University, Karachi. Currently she is also a Fellow of the Institute of Practical Ethics and Visiting Professor at the Center for Humanism in Medicine, at the University of Virginia, USA.

Dr. Moazam has been an invited speaker at many national and international conferences on topics that have included Islamic Perspectives on Abortion; Foundational Ethical Concepts in Islam: The Qur’an, Imam al-Ghazali, and Muslim Physicians; Local Moral Worlds: Reflections on Renal Transplantation in Pakistan, and From Individualistic Ethics to Relational Morality.

She has published extensively in her areas of interest. Her doctoral dissertation, Bioethics and Organ Transplantation in a Muslim Society: A Study in Culture, Ethnography and Religion, was published by the Indiana University Press, USA in September, 2006.

Email: famoz@mindspring.com


Dr. Farhat Moazam

Dr. Anwar Naqvi
, MBBS, MHPE
Professor and Coordinator
Centre of Biomedical Ethics and Culture, SIUT
Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Anwar Naqvi is a well known name in the field of urology and transplantation nationally and internationally. He is Vice President of the Pakistan Association of Urological Surgeons (PAUS), and a Council Member representing Pakistan in the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation (MESOT) and at the Asian Society of Transplantation (AST).

He was Managing Secretary of the Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association (JPMA), the oldest and most respected internationally indexed medical journal from Pakistan, and has contributed over 50 publications in internationally indexed journals. He has written two chapters, “Resistance to Cadaver Organ Donation: Experience in a Developing Country” and “Fallouts of Commercialism in Organ Donation as seen in Pakistan,” both published in Organ Replacement Therapy: Ethics, Justice, Commerce (Springer Verlag: Germany).

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Dr. Anwar Naqvi

Dr. Aamir M. Jafarey
, FCPS, FRCS, MBE (Bioethics)
Associate Professor
Centre of Biomedical Ethics and Culture, SIUT
Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Aamir Jafarey joined CBEC in October 2004 after training in bioethics as a Fogarty Fellow in the Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health. He is also Lecturer and Consultant General Surgeon at Aga Khan University, Karachi.

Dr. Jafarey has been involved in bioethics related activities in Pakistan since 1997. He has been the recipient of several grants for bioethics related projects. He has conducted several research projects and has published in national and international journals. He has been invited to present papers and conduct workshops at various institutions nationally and across the region. Dr Jafarey serves as the Coordinator of the Ethical Review Committee of SIUT.

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Dr. Aamir Jafarey


Ms. Anika Khan
, BA
, MBE (Bioethics)
Senior Lecturer
Centre of Biomedical Ethics and Culture, SIUT
Faculty Member
READyslexics, Karachi
Pakistan


Ms. Anika Khan is a remedial teacher working at READyslexics, Karachi. She has worked with children and adolescents with dyslexia since 1998. She also works as a trainer in the READ diploma course for remedial teachers and has extensive experience in running workshops for teachers and parents on dyslexia, ADHD, and the teaching of academic skills like creative writing and phonics. She has a Bachelor in Arts from Kinnaird College, Lahore and is currently enrolled in the MA Bioethics program (Class of 2011) of the Sindh Institute of Medical Sciences (SIMS), Karachi.

Ms. Khan is also involved in running workshops and training programs for schools in disadvantaged areas. She has conducted two workshops for schools on the teaching of ethics and is currently doing a pilot project on teaching ethics in a government school. She hopes to extend her work on ethics by conducting more workshops for teachers based on her present experience.

Email: anikatahir@gmail.com
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Ms. Anika Khan

Dr. Bushra Shirazi
, FCPS, PGD (Biomedical Ethics), MBE (Bioethics)
Associate Professor and Associate Dean
Ziauddin University
Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Bushra Shirazi is a general surgeon on the faculty of Ziauddin University (ZU), Karachi with an interest in clinical ethics. She has a Postgraduate Diploma in Biomedical Ethics from CBEC and was appointed to its faculty in 2008. Dr. Shirazi is currently enrolled in the MA Bioethics program (Class of 2011) of the Sindh Institute of Medical Sciences (SIMS), Karachi.

Dr. Shirazi is a member of the ZU committee that developed the bioethics curriculum for its medical students, and is responsible for taking ethics education sessions for students and faculty. She is also a member of the Ethics Review Committee of ZU. Dr. Shirazi is actively involved in CBEC educational programs including national workshops and seminars, and has presented several papers in national and international bioethics related conferences. She is currently serving as the Vice President (West Asia) of the Asian Bioethics Association. She also holds memberships of the Karachi Bioethics Group and the Ethical Review Committee of Ziauddin University.

Email: bbushrashirazi@gmail.com
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Dr. Bushra Shirazi

Dr. Saima Pervaiz Iqbal
, FCPS, PGD (Biomedical Ethics), MBE (Bioethics
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Associate Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences,
Shifa College of Medicine
Islamabad, Pakistan

Dr. Saima Perwaiz Iqbal is an Associate Professor and Section Head of the Section of Community and Family Medicine, Shifa College of Medicine (SCM), Islamabad. She is a Family Physician by training and involved with implementation of the bioethics Curriculum at SCM.

She has received the Postgraduate Diploma in Biomedical Ethics and Masters in Bioethics conducted by CBEC. She is currently a member of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) of Shifa International Hospital and also a member of the Institutional Ethics Review Committee (IERC) of the Health Services Academy. She has several national and international publications related to bioethics to her credit.

Email: saimapi@yahoo.com
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Dr. Saima Pervaiz Iqbal

Dr. Ali Lanewala
, DABIM, PEAD, NEP, PGD (Biomedical Ethics)

Associate Professor
Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation
Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Ali Lanewala is Associate Professor and is Incharge of Department of Pediatirc Nephrology at the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT), Karachi. He is an alumnus of the Postgraduate Diploma Program in Biomedical Ethics offered by CBEC, Class of 2007. Dr. Ali is Co-Chair of Ethics Review Committee (ERC) at SIUT. He has been in charge of organizing Ethics Grand Rounds at SIUT for the past 7 years and has a special interest in clinical ethics.

Email: alilanewala@yahoo.com
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Dr. Ali Lanewala
Associate Faculty
Richard Cash, MD, MPH
Senior Lecturer
Department of Population and International Health
Harvard School of Public Health
Boston, USA

Dr. Richard Cash
James Dywer, Ph.D
Professor
Upstate Medical University in Syracuse
New York, USA

Dr. James Dywer
Amar Jesani, M.D
Managing Trustee, Anusandhan Trust
Coordinator of the Centre for Studies in Ethics & Rights
Mumbai, India

Dr. Amar Jesani
Murad Moosa Khan, MBBS, MRCPsych, CCST, Ph.D
Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Aga Khan University
Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Murad Moosa Khan
Sharmeen Ali Khan, LLM, LLB (Honors)
Regional Compliance Director-Africa Middle East
Pfizer
Middle East.

Ms. Sharmeen Khan
Paul A. Lombardo, JD., Ph.D
Professor of Law
Georgia State University, College of Law
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Dr. Paul A. Lombardo
Muhammad Khalid Masud, MA, Ph.D
Chairman,
Council of Islamic Ideology
Government of Pakistan
Islamabad, Pakistan

Dr. M. Khalid Masud
Mohsin Naqvi, MA, Ph.D
Member of Council of Islamic Ideology
Government of Pakistan
Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Mohsin Naqvi
Mala Ramanathan, MA, Ph.D
Associate Professor
AMCHSS, SCTIMST
Kerala, India

Dr. Mala Ramanathan
M. Naim Siddiqi, MBBS, MRCPsych
Consultant Psychiatrist
Aga Khan University
Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. M. Naim Siddiqi

Abdul Wahab Suri, Ph.D
Assistant Professor
Department of Philosophy
University of Karachi
Karachi, Pakistan


Dr. Abdul Wahab Suri
Riffat Moazam Zaman, Ph.D
Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Aga Khan University
Karachi, Pakistan
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Dr. Riffat M. Zaman
Invited Teaching Faculty
Manzoor Ahmed, Ph.D
Professor, Chairman of the Board
Usman Institute of Technology
Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Manzoor Ahmed
Asif Aslam Farrukhi, MPH
Writer and Critic
Health & Nutrition Specialist
UNICEF
Karachi, Pakistan

Mr. Asif A. Farrukhi
Ziba Mir-Hosseini, Ph.D
Research Associate
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
University of London
London, UK

Dr. Ziba Mir-Hosseini
Kausar S. Khan, MA       
Associate Professor
Community Health Sciences
Aga Khan University
Karachi, Pakistan

Ms. Kausar S. Khan
Rana Muzaffar, Ph.D
Professor
Molecular Microbilogist, SIUT
Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Rana Muzaffar
Asma Fozia Qureshi, FCPS, DCH
Chairperson
Department of Medical Education
Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation
Karachi, Pakistan
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Dr. Asma Fozia Qureshi
Arfa Sayeda Zehra, Ph.D
Professor
Department of History
Forman Christian College
Lahore, Pakistan
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Dr. Arfa Sayeda Zehra
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