Program in Clincial Effectiveness Scholarship Recipients - 2016

July 1, 2016

Congratulations to Drs. Khan, Janahi, and Ohanessian who were awarded scholarships to attend the Program in Clinical Effectiveness (PCE). The PCE is designed for physician-clinicians, fellows, and faculty, who seek quantitative and analytic skills needed for clinical research or are interested in health care administration.

Nusrat KhanNusrat Khan, FCPS, MBBS
Neonatologist, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain

Dr. Khan completed her bachelors in medicine and surgery at Fatima Jinnah University, Pakistan in 1992, and received a diploma in child health from Quaid-e-Azam University in 1997. She also received a fellowship in paediatrics and in neonatology from the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Pakistan. Dr. Khan is currently an assistant professor at Tawam Hospital in Al Ain.

In addition to her clinical responsibilities, Dr. Khan has a passionate interest in the field of medical education. She is involved in teaching paediatric residents and fellows and is actively involved in assessing the competence of residents and curriculum development for these programs. She has attended numerous workshops on faculty development and supervisory skills in Pakistan as well as in the UAE. During her time at Tawam Hospital, Dr. Khan has taken up vital roles in the teaching and training programs of the Department.

Dr. Khan is enthusiastic about increasing her knowledge in statistics, which has compelled her to conduct numerous research projects resulting in multiple original research papers published in neonatology journals. Recently, she has been actively involved in the audit of NICU admissions and has initiated many research projects in the unit with neonatal fellows and specialists.

Farhad JanahiFarhad Kheradmand Janahi, MB BCH, MD, MBA
United Arab Emirates
Assistant Professor, Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences
Consultant Urological and Transplant Surgeon, Mediclinic City Hospital

Dr. Janahiis an assistant professor at the, Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences in Dubai and a consultant rrological and transplant surgeon at Mediclinic City Hospital. He qualified in medicine from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2002 and completed his specialist training in urology and kidney transplant surgery in Ireland and in the UK. Apart from his fellowship in urology from the Royal Colleges of Surgeons, he also holds a MD (PhD) in anatomy and an MBA in healthcare management from the University College Dublin. Farhad has a special interest in the management of Uro-Oncological diseases, prostate diseases, kidney stones, and kidney transplantation.

Annie OhanessianAnnie Ohanessian, MSED, MBBCH
Internal Medicine and Clinical Nutrition Specialist and Clinical Researcher

Dr. Ohanessian is and internal medicine, a clinical nutrition specialist, and a clinical researcher from Egypt. She is the co-founder of the Cardiovascular Risk Factor Clinic, based in Cairo.  She also manages two specialized clinics–the Atrial Fibrillation and the Pulmonary hypertension. Dr. Ohanessian is a graduate of the medical school of Ain Shams University, from where she received her MsEc degree in internal medicine. She received a professional diploma in biostatistics and clinical trials from the Scientific Informatics Research Academy. Dr. Ohanessian is currently enrolled in the Introduction to Clinical Research Training program of the Harvard Medical School/Dubai campus. She is currently involved in the Global Anticoagulant Registry in the FIELD (GARFIELD) clinical study which is a pioneering outcomes research initiative sponsored and coordinated by the Thrombosis Research Institute. In 2013, she took part in the GLORIA–AF: Global Registry on Long-Term Oral Anti-Thrombotic Treatment in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation study, and in 2014 she was involved in international clinical study Xarelto for Prevention of Stroke in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation in Latin America and EMEA Region (XANTUS-EL).