Huma Qureshi, MD

Qureshi, Huma 2017Dr. Huma Qureshi is a Consultant Gastroenterologist with prime focus on liver diseases.Recently she retired from her Government job as “Executive Director” of Pakistan Health Research Council, Islamabad and “National Lead” on the prevention and control of viral hepatitis in Pakistan.
She graduated from Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan in 1979. She has 148 research publications to her credit. For her research contributions, she was decorated with Tamgha-e-Imtiaz and awarded an honorary Fellowship from Royal College of Physicians Ireland. She worked as Associate Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Pakistan Medical Association and Editor of Pakistan Journal of Medical Research. She also worked as Member/Secretary for Pakistan National Bioethics Committee (October 2004 to Sept 2017) and the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Hepatitis in Pakistan (Sept 2013 to Sept 2017). In 2008 she conducted a National Survey on Prevalence of Hepatitis B&C in General Population of Pakistan.