skeletal muscle and nutrition.regenerative medicinemolecular biologyGeriatricsCardiovascular
1986 MD in Medicine, Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan.
1978 H.S.C. in Biology, St. Joseph’s College, Karachi, Pakistan
Awards and Service
2014 Dean’s All Star Out-patient Physicians award
2013 Dean’s All Star Out-patient Physicians award
2011 Educational Excellence Award, UAMS
2010 Red Sash Award, UAMS
2009 “America’s Top Physicians”
2006 Outstanding Poster Award, Society of Geriatric Cardiology, Washington, D.C.
2005 Career Development Award, South Central Regional United States VA, Little Rock, AR.
2004 First prize in the Biology of Aging Presidential Poster session, American Geriatric Society, NY.
2004 American Geriatric Society/Merck 2004 New Investigator award.
1994 Excellence in Ambulatory Care Award, Western Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA.
1994 Outstanding Resident Award, Western Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA.
1978 Excellence in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan.
2011- present. Director of the Physician-Scientist Training Program, RIOA, UAMS
2011- present Research Scientist affiliation, GRECC, CAVHS, Little Rock, AR
2009- present Co-Director of the Cardiovascular Aging program, RIOA, UAMS
2007- present Associate Professor of Geriatrics, Reynolds Department of Geriatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR
2002-2007 Assistant Professor of Geriatrics, Reynolds Department of Geriatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR
2007-2009 Director, Geriatric Consultation Services at CAVHS, Little Rock, AR
2007-2009 Director, Research and Development of Geriatric Extended Care, CAVHS, Little
2005-2009 Staff Physician, CAVHS, Little Rock, AR
2005-2006 Medical Director, Pleasant Valley Living Center, Little Rock, AR
2002-2005 SFPAG fellow at the CAVHS, Little Rock, AR
2000-2002 Attending Physician, Kit Clark Senior Services Center, Dorchester, MA
1998- 2002 Attending physician, Adult Medicine Bowdoin Street Health Center and Beth Israel
Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.
1998-2002 Associate in Medicine, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
1998-2002 Instructor in Medicine, Division on Aging, Harvard Medical School
1999-2002 Director, Pain Management Program, Bowdoin Street Health Center, Boston, MA
1994-1997 Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine, Division on Aging, Harvard Medical School
1992-1994 Resident in Internal Medicine, Western Pennsylvania Hospital
1991-1992 Intern, Western Pennsylvania Hospital Internal Medicine
1989-1990 General Practice, Karachi, Pakistan
1988-1989 Resident in Internal Medicine and Hematology Oncology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.
1987-1988 House officer in Gynecology & Obstetrics, Lady Dufferin Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.
1986-1987 House officer in Medicine and Surgery, Civil Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.