our team

Dr. Bushra Anwar
Dr. Bushra Anwar
Director Health Research, BMY Health MBBS, FCPS

Dr. Bushra Anwar is a Community Medicine Specialist from Pakistan, currently residing in Vancouver, and pursuing a certification program in ‘Applied Clinical Research’ from McMaster University, Canada. She was a graduate of Allama Iqbal Medical College, trained from Rawalpindi Medical University and Health Services Academy, Islamabad.

She is the author of a book, and has many publications. She acquired skills in quantitative and qualitative research from courses at Agha Khan University, Karachi.  She is certified in Family Medicine/ Telemedicine program from Dow University of Health Sciences and has supported the Sindh Ministry of Health in monitoring home isolation of Covid-19 patients. She also founded a forum for networking and capacity building of Community Medicine professionals in Pakistan and contributed to their capacity building.

Her recent experience as Assistant Professor and In-charge Research Cell at HITEC IMS gave her a vision for developing an enabling environment for ethical and robust research, which she takes forward to revolutionize the health industry in Pakistan.

Email: director.hr@bmyhealth.com

Dr. Yousaf Ali
Dr. Yousaf Ali
Director Health Palnning, BMY Health MBBS, FCPS

A well-qualified and dedicated Public Health Professional working as Manager TB regions in National TB Control Program, Pakistan. He is trained from Agha Khan University, Karachi in Community Health Sciences where he gained experience in leading healthcare research projects and implementation of health development projects.

 He won a Research Grant of US$ 5000 and received Best Resident of the Year Award in 2017 and 2019 at AKUK. After his FCPS training, he worked as Health Manager in Medical Emergency & Resilience Foundation, Pakistan and successfully implemented ICU, out-patient, outreach, and capacity building services, and coordinated with health department, provincial government, other teaching hospitals, donors and international organizations.

He contributed to health risk assessment and environmental risk assessment of river Ravi basin, MultiTex project and training of textile workers, managers and trainers to change their safety behavior, and “A+ (Azithromycin plus) trial”. He is well versed in research, planning and assessments, health sector reforms, quality management in health services, health financing and cost analysis. 

Email: director.hp@bmyhealth.com

Dr. Misbah Jhangir
Dr. Misbah Jhangir
Director Health Research, BMY Health MBBS, FCPS

Dr. Misbah Jehangir is an experienced doctor and pediatrician but shifted to Community Medicine in order to pursue her goals in preventive pediatrics and completed FCPS Community Medicine in 2021. She worked at different positions throughout her career and is well versed in matters of health along with management.

She was a distinction holder medical graduate from King Edward Medical University, 1992. Now she is a mentor for many Community Medicine professionals and has contributed significantly to their skill-building. She worked on projects related to Hepatitis, Breast Feeding, and Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood illnesses in Peri Urban area of Lahore.

Her aim is to ensure the general health and well-being of the communities across the country and her belief is that a healthy child would lead to a healthy citizen.

Email: director.hs@bmyhealth.com

Dr.Shafaq Mehmood

Director Internship Program

Dr. Shafaq Mahmood is a seasoned healthcare professional based in Poland, boasting a strong academic background and extensive experience in public health and research. Beginning her medical career at Rawalpindi Medical College, she earned her MBBS before pursuing a Fellowship in Community Medicine (FCPS) at The Aga Khan University (AKU), Pakistan, focusing her research on the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on adolescent mental health in Pakistan. During her residency at AKU, she played key roles in various health projects, including the Rural Health Program (RHP) in district Thatta and the “School Health Initiative” under the Prospective Urban and Rural Epidemiological study. 

Dr. Sana Shaukat

Community Medial Consultant,FCPS – CPSP

Sana Shaukat Siddiqui, an accomplished Community Medicine Consultant, holds an MBBS from Quaid e Azam Medical College (2013) and FCPS in Community Medicine and Public Health from the College of Physicians and Surgeons (2022). With a wealth of experience as a Demonstrator at Nishtar Medical University (2016-2020) and currently serving as a Public Health Consultant on the Ethical Committee at BMY Health, Sana excels in assessing research proposals’ scientific merit and ethical considerations. Her notable research contributions include studies in breast reduction, zinc levels and obesity, and barriers to age- appropriate vaccination.


Dr Fariha Salman

Mentor for Digital Health Research MBBS, King Edward Medical University.

Dr Fariha Salman has earned MBBS and MD Preventive Medicine from King Edward Medical University. She has earned multiple certifications like CMT, CME, Post graduate diploma in nutritional and certificate in Family Medicine and PHC. She has served as Assistant Professor Community Medicine, editorial board member, reviewer of journals, research workshops facilitator and supervisor or mentor for undergraduate and postgraduate researches. He is passionate to work as a team to empower students in research for a productive future.

Dr. Javeria Mansoor

Mentor FCPS Resident AKU, Pakistan

Dr. Javeria Mansoor, an FCPS Trainee in Community Medicine at The Aga Khan University, is a motivated and organized healthcare professional with a background in MBBS from Karachi University. She’s a skilled educator and researcher, holding certifications in Research Methodology and Digital Marketing. Javeria has a proven track record of academic excellence and has presented her research at various conferences, including the AKU PGME Conference. With her strong communication and multitasking skills, she’s ready to contribute to remote research collaborations.

Syed Mustafa Ali

Mentor for Digital Health Research MPH, University of Liverpool

Mustafa is a research associate in health informatics at the Centre for Health Informatics. Before joining the University, he designed, monitored and evaluated public health initiatives particularly in tuberculosis and reproductive health in Pakistan for more than 10 years. During that period, he supported data-driven public health

programming, by highlighting existing health inequalities in the country. At the Centre, he focuses on digital collection of patient-generated health data, and using that data to improve care and outcomes of culturally diverse people living with long-term conditions. He also works on methods to explore and address unfair and avoidable health outcomes caused or exacerbated by digital health technologies, particularly ethnic health inequities.


Dr. Saima Umair

Mentor for Lifestyle Medicine Research , MPH, Ireland

Dr. Saima Umair, an accomplished healthcare professional, holds a Diplomat in Lifestyle Medicine and a Master’s in Public Health (MPH) from the University of East London. She earned her MBBS with distinctions and has full GMC registration. Dr. Umair has a rich history of experience, from serving as an Assistant Director at the Pakistan Association of Lifestyle Medicine to working as a Senior Lecturer and Family Physician. Her surgical and clinical skills, coupled with strong

teaching, interpersonal, and leadership abilities make her a valued asset in any healthcare setting. Dr. Umair is also an avid researcher with publications and numerous certifications in healthcare. She is well-versed in various computer programs and has presented her work at international conferences. Her references speak highly of her dedication and expertise.

Dr Asmara Ahmed Malik

Research Associate, Mphil Community Medicine, Pakistan

Dr Asmara Ahmed Malik, MBBS, MPhil, is a graduate of Shifa College of Medicine, Islamabad after which she completed her house-job at Shifa
International Hospital, Islamabad. She did her post-graduate degree, MPhil in Community Medicine, from Army Medical College, Rawalpindi. She has over
five years of academic experience through her research pursuits and career engagements, leading her to explore various aspects of healthcare, from
clinical practice to research and medical teaching. She has previously worked in Heartfile Inc., Shifa College of Medicine and John Snow Institute,
Islamabad. She has actively contributed to medical research, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic, and has been published in
various reputable journals, local and international, gaining over 300 citations.Throughout her academic and professional journey, she has actively pursued
opportunities to enhance her knowledge and skills, as she is deeply committed to advancing public health and making a positive impact in
Pakistan. Her diverse experiences, in academia and research, have shaped her into a well-rounded healthcare professional.