This week, Dr. Jabeen Fayyaz, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine at Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) is visiting the Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit (JH-IIRU). During her stay, Dr. Fayyaz will share her experiences with colleagues at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, and meet with key faculty in JH-IIRU, including director Adnan Hyder, and associate directors Abdulgafoor Bachani and Kent Stevens. She will also spend time observing the Pediatric Emergency Department at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine to see how the department functions in order to enhance growth and development in the Aga Khan Department of Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Fayyaz will also meet with the Center for Teaching and learning (CTL) at the Bloomberg School in order to enhance training activities at AKU.  

Currently, Dr. Fayyaz is working towards a master’s in health from AKUH and participating in a faculty development program on blended learning, through which she developed a pediatric emergency care course. She has also been involved in training health care professionals at various levels in pediatric emergency medicine in cities in Pakistan, as well as training in neonatal resuscitation and early newborn care at the Ministry of the Interior in Sindh.

On March 27, Dr. Fayyaz will present on her blended learning course on pediatric emergency care in Pakistan at 3:30 pm in room W2008 at the Bloomberg School. All are welcome.

Dr. Fayyaz is part of the Fogarty JHU-PAK ICTIRT Program. The JHU-Pakistan ICTIRT Program is a partnership between the Bloomberg School and AKU, supported by a grant from the John E. Fogarty International Center of the National Institutes for Health, Department of Health and Human Services. The Fogarty Center's mission is to address the growing burden of morbidity and mortality in the developing world due to trauma and injury.