An overview of Disease Control activities at the Jefferson County Department of Health - Edward Khan, MD

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Room 407

Ashraf Edward Khan, MD, attended the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and graduated cum laude. He attend the University of Texas Health and Science Center in Houston, Texas, Graduate School of Biomedical Services, with a concentration in Biochemistry. Dr. Khan received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, NY. Dr. Khan’s formal training consists of infectious diseases, tuberculosis and Pulmonary Fellowships at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Khan is board certified in pulmonary medicine, infectious diseases and internal medicine.  Dr. Khan is highly regarded for his expertise in tuberculosis control with the Jefferson County Department of Health, the Alabama Department of Public Health and internationally. Dr. Khan has worked in Zambia, Africa, at the Center for Infectious Disease Research during the antiretroviral rollout and assessed their local tuberculosis programs to bridge the gap between HIV care and management of TB-HIV co-infected patients. He worked on a project in Battambang Province, Cambodia, to bridge and build communications between TB and HIV services. He has worked in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on Multi—Drug Resistant (MDR) Tuberculosis and at various medical clinics located in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Chihango, Mozambique, Guyana, South Africa, Nairobi, Kenya, and Mezquetal, Guatemala.