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Prof. Dr. Tahir Masood Ahmed

Prof. Tahir Masood Ahmad graduated from Nishtar Medical College in 1978. He did his MCPS in Pediatrics and fellowship in Pediatrics (FCPS) from College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan in 1983. His special interest is in Paediatric Nephrology for which he was trained in Royal Free Hospital and Hospital for sick Children Great Ormond Street, London UK, and Medical College of Virginia Richmond, USA. He started his teaching career in 1985 and has served as professor of Paediatrics in public sector teaching institutions of Lahore, inclusive of King Edward Medical University, Allama Iqbal Medical College and Postgraduate Medical Institute Lahore. He then served The Children’s Hospital & The Institute of Child Health Lahore from 2003 to 2005 as Project Director and contributed in the development and completion of this project. He was appointed as Dean of The Children’s Hospital in 2005 and retired from government service while on this post in 2013. He continues to be on the teaching faculty of The Children’s Hospital as Prof Emeritus. He is currently Principal and Professor of Pediatrics Rashid Latif Medical College Lahore.

He has been the member of various National and International associations. He has been the President of Pakistan Pediatric Association. He has also served as Dean Faculty of Pediatrics CPSP, temporary advisor to WHO on immunization and member of technical advisory group WHO. He is currently chairman National Certification Committee of Pakistan for polio eradication, President Elect South Asian Pediatric Association (SAPA) and member National Immunization Technical Advisory Group (NITAG). He has been awarded President of Pakistan Gold Medal in the year 2010 for his meritorious services in the field of child health. He was given the Outstanding Asian Pediatrician Award (OAPA) 2018 by the Asia Pacific Pediatric Association (APPA).

He has keen interest in research and has 65 publications to his credit in indexed medical journals with good impact factor. He is currently editing the Textbook of Pediatrics and has contributed in “Clinical Pediatrics”, “Basis of Pediatrics” and “The Text Book of Community Medicine and Child Health”.

Prof. Tahir Masood Ahmad is the Chairman of the Board of Governance of Genova IVF & Fertility Centre. His vision is to make Genova the most trusted clinic for couples that are struggling with infertility complications in Pakistan. With over 42 years of academic, professional, and administrative excellence in his repertoire of achievements, he is fundamental in setting the strategy for Genova to become the top IVF Centre in Pakistan.

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