Judith Humphreys | Medicine and Dentistry | Young Scientist Award

Judith Humphreys | Medicine and Dentistry | Young Scientist Award

 

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ« 🌾 is an accomplished dental professional with a diverse background in education, clinical practice, and research. Holding a Doctor of Dental Science from the University of Liverpool and an array of postgraduate qualifications, including a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education from the University of Dundee,Β  has consistently excelled in academic pursuits. As a Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant at the School of Dentistry, University of Liverpool, Dr. contributes to shaping the next generation of dental professionals. With extensive experience in paediatric dentistry,Β  has worked in various capacities, including post-CCST roles at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital and Kings Dental Institute. Notably, has been actively involved in research, particularly in the field of Molar-Incisor Hypomineralisation (MIH), with multiple publications and presentations at esteemed conferences. In addition to a rich academic and research portfolio,Β  is dedicated to teaching, having organized, planned, and delivered seminars and lectures at various levels of dental education. With a commitment to knowledge dissemination and professional development,Β  is a valuable asset to the dental community, contributing significantly to education, research, and clinical practice. πŸ¦·πŸ“šπŸ‘©β€βš•οΈ

🌐 Professional Profiles

🏫 Education

2023: ISFE Part B, Royal College of Surgeons England 2022: Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education, University of Dundee 2022: ISFE Part A, Royal College of Surgeons England 2021: Doctor of Dental Science, University of Liverpool 2020: M Paed Dent, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow 2015: MFDS, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow Awards: John Smith Medal for Outstanding Result in MFDS Part 1 exam (RCS Edinburgh) 2013: BDS Honours, University of Glasgow Awards: Distinction in examinations 2009 and 2011. AP Husband Prize for group work 2011.

πŸ‘©β€βš•οΈ Employment

2023 – Present: Senior Lecturer / Honorary Consultant, School of Dentistry, University of Liverpool 2022 – 2023: Post-CCST Paediatric Dentistry, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool 2021 – 2022: Post-CCST Paediatric Dentistry, Kings Dental Institute, London 2021: Locum Specialist Paediatric Dentistry, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool 2017 – 2021: NIHR ACF / StR in Paediatric Dentistry, Liverpool Dental Hospital 2016 – 2017: DCT3 in Paediatric Dentistry, Liverpool Dental Hospital 2015-2016: DCT2 in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Kings’ College Hospital, London 2014 – 2015: DCT1 in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester 2013 – 2014: Dental Vocational Trainee, Kirkland Dental Practice, Fife

πŸ’Ό Professional Development

Audits/ Clinical Governance Projects Local Safety Standards For Invasive Procedures: Dental Extractions Prescription for Fluoride Varnish Application Gaining Consent for Looked After Children Standard Operating Procedure Dental Piggyback Standard Operating Procedure Service Evaluation – Improving Environment and Communication for Children with Autism and Learning Disability Audit – Quality of Radiographs Taken by Paediatric Dentistry Staff Service Evaluation of Awareness and Utilisation of the Dental Outpatient Department by Renal Patients Service Evaluation of Cancellations on Paediatric Dental General Anaesthetic Lists Multicentre Audit: Management of Poor Prognosis FPM Teeth Comprehensive Care General Anaesthetic List Audit Oral Surgery – Paediatric Dentistry Joint Clinic Service Evaluation Surgical Scrub Audit Management of Cranioplasty Surgical Patients Project Use Of Index of Sedation Need at Queen Mary’s Hospital Sidcup Paediatric Oral Surgery: Pre-Operative Radiograph Availability How Effective are Handovers Between DCT1s and FY2 in the maxillofacial ward? Is Sufficient Oral Hygiene Instruction Given to Patients at Kirkland Dental Practice? Audit of Labwork Prescriptions

πŸ” Research

Member of research group: UK MIH Working Group Knowledge of dental undergraduates regarding dental trauma Molar incisor hypomineralisation (MIH) in the UK Undergraduate Dentistry Curriculum An exploration of training disruption and opportunities experienced by Paediatric Dentistry specialty trainees during the COVID-19 pandemic Management of Children with Molar-Incisor-Hypomineralisation

πŸ‘©β€πŸ« Teaching

Postgraduate seminars 23/24 – Respiratory disease and dental anomalies seminars ISD5 and ISD8 teaching 23/24 – Research and quality improvement modules for undergraduate curriculum Dental Trauma for OMFS 2021 -2023; Teaching seminar for OMFS and dental core trainees Oncology Seminar 2023: Seminar DDSc year 1 – organised, planned and delivered Behaviour Management Postgraduate Seminar 2020 – 2022: Seminar DDSc year 1 – organised, planned and delivered Non-Pharmacological Behaviour Management Lecture 2017-2022: Lecture for 3rd year BDS / CLC2 Teach the Teacher Course 2021; 3 hour online learning course on clinical teaching (Oxford Medical) Trauma Lectures: 1. Luxation injuries; 2. Fracture injuries 2018-2021: Lecture covering trauma management and sequelae BDS3 Trauma Practical Session BDS5 2018-2020: Supervision of practical phantom head session with 30+ students Critical Appraisal Seminar 2019-2020: Critical appraisal teaching for DDSc and DCT Trauma Symposium BDS4 2019-2020: Supervision of 4th year students carrying out group work, presentations and practical tasks in the phantom head suite (placement of flexible wire splint and CaOH) Medically Compromised Children 2 2019: Cardiac, bleeding disorders, blood dyscrasias, transplant Dental Anomalies: Shapes, size and numbers 2019: Lecture covering hypodontia, hyperdontia, anomalies of shape etc.Pulpotomies and PMC Practical BDS3

πŸ“šTop Noted Publication

Molar incisor hypomineralisation: Teaching and assessment across the undergraduate dental curricula in the UK
Molar-incisor hypomineralisation combat: exploratory qualitative interviews with general dental practitioners in England regarding the management of children with molar-incisor hypomineralisation.
Management of molar-incisor hypomineralisation by general dental practitioners – part two: treatment.
Management of molar-incisor hypomineralisation by general dental practitioners – part one: diagnosis.
Management of Molar Incisor Hypomineralisation (MIH): A 1-Year Retrospective Study in a Specialist Secondary Care Centre in the UK
Idiopathic unilateral persistent hypoglossal nerve palsy – literature review and illustrative case

 

 

Asif Khaliq | Paediatrics | Best Researcher Award

Dr Asif Khaliq| Paediatrics| Best Researcher Award

 

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ« 🌾  a seasoned professional in public health, holds a Ph.D. in Public Health from Queensland University of Technology, Australia. Specializing in epidemiology, clinical trials, and data analysis, conducted groundbreaking research on Coexisting Forms of Malnutrition (CFM) in Pakistan, resulting in three Q1 journal publications and conference presentations. With a Master’s in Public Health and an MBA MHM,Β  has excelled academically, securing top positions and contributing significantly to the field. A versatile researcher, has extensive experience in observational and interventional epidemiological research, managing national and international datasets. A skilled communicator and mentor,Β  has supervised projects, led research coordination at The Aga Khan University Hospital, and currently serves as a Capstone project supervisor. Additionally,Β  brings hands-on pharmacy experience, currently working as an Intern Pharmacist in Australia. With a strong publication record, impactful presentations, and a wealth of skills, is poised to contribute to clinical trial coordination, bringing a unique blend of research, analytical, and healthcare expertise. πŸŒπŸ”¬πŸ₯

🌐 Professional Profiles

🌟 Application for Clinical Trial Coordinator/Assistant Position in Australia 🌟

I am writing to express my interest in the Clinical Trial Coordinator/Assistant position within your esteemed organization. With a Ph.D. in Public Health from Queensland University of Technology, Australia, and a robust background in pharmacy, clinical trials, field epidemiology, and data analysis, I am eager to contribute my expertise to enhance healthcare outcomes.

πŸŽ“Academic Qualification

Ph.D. in Public Health (June 2019 – September 2023) Thesis: Determinants and distribution of Coexisting forms of malnutrition (CFM) among neonates, infants, and children of Pakistan. Achievements: Three Q1 indexed journal papers, two conference papers, and a guest speaking session. Master of Public Health (April 2015 – August 2017) Thesis: Knowledge, attitude, and practices regarding diarrhea management among mothers of children under two years of age. Achievements: Second position with a cGPA of 3.94, published in a Q1 indexed journal. MBA MHM (September 2011 – August 2014) Thesis: Assessment of poisoning case management in tertiary care hospitals of Karachi. Achievements: Presented internationally at FMIC, published in PubMed and Scopus indexed journal. PharmD (January 2004 – December 2008)

πŸ’Ό Skills and Expertise:

Technical Skills

Proficient in epidemiological analysis software: Excel, Epi-info, RedCap, R, SPSS, Jamovi. Experience in coding, transformation, categorization, analysis, and interpretation of data. Skilled in creating and maintaining data quality systems.

Research Skills

Sound knowledge and experience in observational and interventional epidemiological research. Handling national, international, and regional datasets (DHS, MICS). Conducting systematic reviews using different databases.

Communication Skills:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Coordination with diverse collaborators in a multi-disciplinary team. Experience in training and supervising epidemiological research.

πŸ‘©β€πŸ«Academic and Research Experience

Capstone Project Supervisor (January 2017 – September 2022) Supervised MBA-Health and Hospital Management students. Provided guidance on research methodology and data analysis. Research Coordinator (April 2017 – June 2019) Project: ANTIBIOTIC FOR CHILDREN WITH SEVERE DIARRHOEA (ABCD). Managed team, wrote CRFs, provided training, monitored trial activities. Research Coordinator (September 2018 – June 2019) Project: TYPHOID DESK REVIEW. Supervised a team in a review-based epidemiological study. Visiting Lecturer of Pathology and Microbiology (August 2015 – May 2016) Engaged in teaching, research, and providing academic guidance.

🌐Other Experience

Intern Pharmacist (September 2022 – Present) – The Infinity Pharmacy, Cairns, Australia. Pharmacist (May 2013 – February 2015) – The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan. Pharmacy Storekeeper, Pharmacist, Trainee Pharmacist (Various roles from 2009 – 2013).

🎀Presentations

Oral and Poster presentations at international conferences. I am confident that my academic background, research experience, and diverse skills make me an ideal candidate for this position. I am excited about the opportunity to contribute to clinical trials and positively impact healthcare outcomes in Australia. Thank you for considering my application. I look forward to the possibility of discussing how my skills align with your organization’s goals.

 

πŸ“šTop Noted Publication

Assessment of knowledge and practices about breastfeeding and weaning among working and non-working mothers Paper Published in 2017 Cited by 36

Prevalence, trends, and socioeconomic determinants of coexisting forms of malnutrition amongst children under five years of age in Pakistan Paper Published in 2021 Cited by 32

Adverse events following immunization with typhoid conjugate vaccine in an outbreak setting in Hyderabad, Pakistan in 2020Β  Cited by 27

Knowledge, attitude and practice of mothers regarding colostrum feeding to newborns in rural Pakistan: a cross-sectional study Paper Published in 2017 Cited by 20

Quality of drug stores: Storage practices & Regulatory compliance in Karachi, Pakistan Paper Published in 2016 Cited by 22

Knowledge and practices on the prevention and management of diarrhea in children under-2 years among women dwelling in urban slums of Karachi, Pakistan Paper Published in 2022 Cited by 20

Intergenerational transmission of child maltreatment: Predictors of child emotional maltreatment among 11 to 17 years old children residing in communities of Karachi, Pakistan Paper Published in 2019 Cited by 20

A review of the prevalence, trends, and determinants of coexisting forms of malnutrition in neonates, infants, and children Paper Published in 2020 Cited by 18

Missed immunization opportunities among children under 5 years of age dwelling in Karachi city Paper Published in 2017 Cited by 16

Prevalence and predictors of teenage pregnancy in Pakistan: a trend analysis from Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey datasets from 1990 to 2018 Paper Published in 2022 Cited by 14

Evaluating the risk of osteoporosis through bone mass density Paper Published in 2016 Cited by 12

Drug and poison information centres: An emergent need for health care professionals in Pakistan Paper Published in 2016 Cited by 11

A survey regarding drug shortage in tertiary care hospitals of Karachi, Pakistan Paper Published in 2017 Cited by 9