It is my profound honor to extend an invitation on behalf of Ziauddin University organizing committee for the annual conference to be held in February 22nd -24th 2018. The annual conference will focus on vast areas of rehabilitation perspectives in relation to clinical management and research which are open yet to maximize the untapped resources. We have adopted a multidisciplinary and collaborative approach to further knowledge on health and rehabilitation through high quality innovative research.
Look forward in welcoming you all at Ziauddin University in Feb 2018.
Professor Talat Mirza
Dean Research & Conference chair,
Ziauddin University Karachi
In this International conference we proudly inform all the participants that we are collaborating and co-hosting this event with Ziauddin University Faculty of Engineering, Science &Technology (ZUFEST), College of Physical, College of Nursing, College of Speech, Language and Hearing and all the medical, Surgical and Allied faculties. The aim is to draw attention from all National and International personnel involved in Rehabilitation. There will be State of the Art lectures and Keynote speakers and multidisciplinary plenary sessions. Apart from this there will be Preconference workshops conducted by our co-hosts and oral presentations by the young scientists. This will be followed by a 2-day conference with interactive sessions which will provide an in-depth understanding of the advances, practices and critical issues in the field of rehabilitation and bring together Scientist and Leaders in Academia and Health care.
Dr. Bushra Wasim
Director ORIC & Conference Secretariat
Dr. Asim Hussain, Chancellor
Patron in Chief
Prof Talat Mirza, Dean Research
Prof Bushra Wasim, ORIC Director
Pirzada Qasim Raza Siddiqui
Prof Abbas Zafar
Dr. Nida Hussain
Director Faculty Affairs
Prof.Dr. Ejaz Ahmed Vohra
Director Post Graduate Studies, Clinical
Prof.Dr. Zahida Memon
Principal College of Medicine
Prof.Dr Akber Sial
Dean Faculty of Pharmacy
Prof.Dr. Samreen Aamir
Dean Faculty of Engineering Sciences and Technology
Prof. Dr. Rubina Hussain
Chair Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Prof. Dr. Mervyn M. Hosein
Principal College of Dentistry
Prof.Dr. Khalid Hussain Mahida
Associate Director Academics Clinical (KDLB)
Prof.Dr. Saeeda Baig
Associate Dean Research. Editor PJMD ,Director MDRL
Prof.Dr. Ahmed Fawad
Associate Director Academics Clinical (North)
Dr. Uzma Ghouri
Associate Director Academics Clinical (Clifton)
Dr. Arshia Samin
Ms. Sumaira Imran Farooqui
Associate Professor and Principal Ziauddin College of Rehabilitation Sciences
Ms. Amina Siddiqui
Principal College of Speech Language and Hearing Sciences
Ms. Aliya Nasir
Principal & Associate Professor of College of Nursing
Prof. Talat Mirza
Prof. Saeeda Baig
Prof. Bushra Wasim
Dr. Shamim Mushtaq
Dr. Farah Ahmed
Dr. Zile Rubab
Dr. Maryam Ahmed
Dr. Fouzia Shaikh
Ms. Sumaira Imran Farooqui
Ms. Amina Siddiqui
Ms. Aliya Nasir
Prof. Dr. Amalia Christina Urdiales Garcia earned a master degree in Telecommunication Engineering in the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), a doctorate in Robotics in University of Málaga (UMA) and a second doctorate in Artificial Intelligence in UniversitatPolitecnica de Catalunya (UPC). She is full professor in the department of Electronic Technology (UMA), where most of her classes focus on microcontrollers, autonomous control and data processing. Her research is mostly focused on assistive robots, in particular shared control for wheelchairs and walkers. She has an intense activity in technology transfer and also in scientific dissemination to the general public.
She is the Key Note Speaker for Naeem Jaffery Memorial Lecture, in the Inaugural Session which will be held on the 23rd of February, 2018.
Her talk will focus on how assistive robots can be adapted for user needs in order for them to carry out Activities of Daily Living (ADL) where Personal Care Attendants (PCA) may not be present.
Dr. Sabahat Wasti is a leading Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician in the region with extensive experience in neuro rehabilitation, widely known and respected internationally. He completed his MMBS from Khyber Medical College, Pakistan and moved to the United Kingdom for post graduate studies. He worked in the UK for almost 9 years before moving to the UAE and becoming a senior consultant. He has played a key role in the specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation in the UAE by developing PM&R and neuro rehabilitation services both in the public and private sector and developing multidisciplinary practices. He introduced a comprehensive approach to the management of spasticity in the UAE and was involved in the introduction of the botulinum toxin in spasticity and insertion of the first baclofen pump in UAE. He has established early mobilization and post critical illness rehabilitation protocols for use in the local population.
He is the keynote speaker for Dr Ziauddin Memorial Lecture which will be held on the 23rd of February, 2018. The details of his talk will follow later.
Prof. Dr. Syed Abdul Rahman Al-Attas has completed his BSc from Clarkson University in USA and his Masters in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in USA. He then went on to complete his PhD from University of Bradford in the UK and now is a Professor in the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at UniversitiTeknologi Malaysia.
He will be speaking in one of the plenary sessions on the 23rd of February, 2018.
His talk will focus on Human Action Recognition. The general existing framework on HAR will be presented with details on features extraction and descriptors used, followed by the current trend of implemented classifiers. The attention would then be given to utilizing HAR for the elderly care, touching on issues and therefore opportunities implementing such system for the elderly care application.
Braxton Baker has a Master of Science degree in communication sciences and disorders specializing in speech-language pathology, is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and a life coach. In addition to his credentials above he has pursued additional education in counseling psychology, academic instruction, and sensory motor integration to further develop a whole person approach to growth and development. Mr. Baker has worked with a wide variety of populations and diagnosis around the country with emphasis in severe and multiple disabilities and assistive technology including augmentative and alternative communication. His continued education has drawn him to further focus on accessing cognitive development across the life span and it's effects on learning and social interaction. He is the owner of Innovative Therapy Solutions LLC specializing in taking a wholistic, big picture, approach to coordinating the home, school, and outside services, to achieve maximal continuous growth for the individuals he works with.
He is one of the speakers for the plenary sessions on the 24th of February, 2018. and his topic will focus on Empowering the Family/Team to Make the Difference as there are approximately 112 potential hours for learning. No one person, parent, teacher, therapist etc can be there for all of them, but SOMEONE from the team will be there for most of them. Leveraging EVERY member of an individual's team to be an agent for change can exponentially increase the amount of progress achieved.
Dr. Farah Asim is an influential Psychiatrist with vast experience in mental health science. After completing her MBBS from Sindh Medical College, she went on to completing her residency in General Psychiatry at the Metropolitan Hospital Center in New York and Fellowship in Child and Adult Psychiatry at the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Jersey. Dr Asim presently works as an attending physician in various renowned hospitals in NJ, including Princeton and Rutgers Behavioral Health Care.
She will be one of the speakers for the plenary sessions. The highlights of her talk will be updated soon.
Dr. Naheed Kapadia is a senior specialist Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist at Dubai Health Authority Latifa Women & Children Hospital. She trained at Liaquat National School of Physical Therapy and qualified BS PT. Thereafter, she developed a special interest in Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation at Aga Khan University Hospital under the guidance of Professor Dr. Raheela Mohsin obtaining clinical attachment as Pelvic Physiotherapist 2005.
She did her Pelvic Floor fellowship from KK Women’s and Children Hospital in Singapore and obtained Doctor of Physical Therapy and certification in advanced Pelvic Floor Dysfunctions from UK. Naheed Kapadia was appointed as a First Women’s Health Rehab Coordinator and has developed pelvic floor physiotherapy clinic at Aga Khan University Hospital, with 12 years’ experience working in the specialty. She is an active member of IUGA, ICS & a founder member of PUGA. She is a pioneer in training on job women’s health as a sub specialty in Rehabilitation Sciences. She developed the Specialty with Joint Review Clinics for the first time in Dubai Health Authority. She is maintaining a diligent and productive tertiary referral for all pelvic physiotherapy cases at Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation at Latifa Women & Children Hospital Dubai. She has a large clinical workload dealing with complex Urogynaecology, urological and colorectal conditions
She is one of the speakers for the plenary sessions that will be held on the 23rd of February, 2018.
The objective of her talk is to highlight the rehabilitative approach in management ofpelvic floor in women suffering from urinary incontinence. Physical therapy intervention has been reported to be the baseline treatment modality for UI and the effectiveness of physiotherapy is increased if the rehabilitation program is based on guidelines developed during the previous three decades. The plan of physiotherapy care should be developed as a customized routine for each woman and should include standard physiotherapy intervention.
Dr. Mohsin Tiwana received his B.E. degree in Mechatronics engineering from National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan, in 2007. For his pioneering work on artificial limb design, he was given the presidential award. He received his Ph.D. in Biomedical engineering from University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia and won global innovation award in 2012. In 2013, he was awarded the prestigious Technology Transformer of the Year Award by CRDF Global, USA. In 2015, he was conferred with National excellence award as well as the Presidents Gold Medal for Innovation & Commercialization. Dr. Tiwana has been a guest speaker at Harvard, MIT, Stanford and many other prestigious organizations. His research interests lie in tactile sensors, wireless network systems, myo-electric prostheses and minimally invasive surgery robots.
Dr. Tiwana will deliver his talk in the plenary sessions held on the 23rd of February, 2018.
The talk will focus on the prosthetics indigenously developed by Department of Mechatronics, National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan. The first part of the talk will focus on the core technology, the second on results and finally some success stories will be presented. The talk will also focus on the challenges faced and the future directions.
Dr. Nasim Chaudhry is Consultant in General Adult and Learning Disability Psychiatry. She is currently the Chief Executive Officer Pakistan Institute of Living and Learning and head of psychological services at Remedial Centre Hospital in Pakistan. Before this she was a consultant psychiatrist at Greater Manchester West and Hon. Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester and Royal College of Psychiatry Post Graduate Tutor for Northwest Deanery.
Her main research interests are in women’s mental health, cultural psychiatry and Global Health. Her research is related to the aspects of cultural psychiatry which are not only contributing to address the huge Mental Health Gap (MH-Gap) in the low and middle-income countries (LAMIC) but have become increasingly important for the appropriate development and delivery of psychiatric services in the UK.
She has been actively involved in the research development and evaluation of culturally adapted psychosocial therapies, both in the UK population and in Pakistan for psychosis and depression including post-natal depression. The work, in collaboration with colleagues at the University of Manchester, involves developing manuals and training courses for health workers such as nurses, psychologists and doctors. She has received research grants from prestigious organizations, which include MRC, NIH-R, CIDA, SMRI, DFID and Grand Challenges Canada; this includes two recent prestigious grants.
She is the speaker for one of the plenary sessions scheduled on the 24th of February, 2018.Her talk will be based on her research which explores whether culturally adapted manual assisted problem-solving therapy (C-MAP) results in reduced repetition of self-harm in patients with a history of self-harm. Along with exploring the experience of participation in culturally adapted intervention (CMAP) and therapists’ and clinicians/GPs views and perception about phenomenon of self -harm.
The results of this study will have implications for addressing the huge mental health treatment gap across the globe and may offer a foundation to build on and aid the translation of findings into actions in the participating hospitals and communities.
Dr. Muhammad Naveed Babur is an active Entrepreneur in Rehabilitation Sciences. He is the first ever PhD in the field of Rehabilitation Sciences in Pakistanand is currently the Principal of Isra Institute of rehabilitation Sciences, Islamabad. He is also the Director of International Academy of Rehabilitation Science Education & Research. He is the Secretary General of Pakistan Society for Neuro Rehabilitation (PSNR), Pakistan. He is Founder & Member Board of Directors, Pakistan Physical Therapy Association (PPTA). He is Member National Curriculum & Revision committee, Physical Therapy, Higher Education commission of Pakistan and Editor in Chief of International Journal of Rehabilitation sciences (IJRS) and Rehab Times ,Pakistan. He is chairman National Rehabilitation Conference (NRC) & Neuro Rehabilitation Conference, Pakistan Since 2012 and has 35 research Publications and one book on his credit.
He has completed his Doctor in Physical Therapy from Riphah University, Islamabad and went on to complete his Fellowship in Neuro Rehabilitation from Seoul National University and obtained his PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences from Isra University, Hyderabad.
His talk is part of the plenary session on the 23rd of February, 2018. It will focus on the issues faced in neuro rehabilitation in Pakistan and make the public as well as the authorities aware of these and find solutions to them.
Dr. Haider Darain is the Principal of Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Khyber Medical University Peshawar. He has completed his PhD in Physiotherapy from Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh. He obtained the start up research grant funded by HEC in 2016 and has a number of research publications to name. He is in the Board of Directors of Physical Therapy Association.
He is a speaker for one of the plenary sessions to be held on the 22nd of February, 2018.
His talk with focus on how the role of physical therapy has expanded to new paradigms becoming an integral part of health care system in developed countries. It involves not only rehabilitation but also prevention and diagnosis.Physical therapy is not limited to a single system of human body. In fact physical therapists closely work with practitioners in cardiology, oncology, orthopaedics, gynaecology, neurology and neurosurgery.
Dr. Nizam is the Director of the Burns and Plastic Surgery Unit at Patel Hospital Karachi. He was an assistant professor at Ziauddin University and a consultant Plastic Surgeon in the UK. After completing his Fellowship in General Surgery in 1989, he took Plastic Surgery as my field for further specialization and has worked in eight different units in the United Kingdom. He has performed surgeries for congenital defects, burns patients, head and neck cancers, cosmetic and hand surgeries.
He is a speaker for one of the plenary sessions scheduled on the 24th of February, 2018. The details of his talk will follow soon.
Dr. Azhar Hussain is currently the Professor/Dean & Director General of Hamdard University. He completed his PhD in Pharmacy Practice in 2012 from University Science Malaysia and his Master of Pharmacy in Clinical Pharmacy in 1998 from University Science Malaysia. He leads the faculty of Pharmacy in strategic planning activities to further thefaculty/university mission in teaching and research. He has a number of publications to date along with two book chapters.
He is a speaker for one of the plenary sessions on the 24th of February, 2018. The details of his talk will be updated soon.
Dr. Sarmad Shams is currently the Associate Professor & Chairperson, Biomedical Engineering at ZUFEST, Ziauddin University. He has completed his PhD from Turkey in Biomedical Science and Engineering and obtained his MS in Mechanical Engineering from Seoul South Korea. He is a member of the Korean Society of Precision Engineering and Pakistan Engineering Council.
He is one of the speakers for the plenary session to be held on the 23rd of February, 2018. The details of his talk will follow later.
Ms Sumaira Imran Farooqui is the Associate Professor and Principal of Ziauddin College of Rehabilitation Sciences. She is the editor Pakistan Journal of Rehabilitation and Chairperson of Board of Studies Rehabilitation Sciences, Ziauddin University
She is a speaker in one of the plenary sessions which will be held on the 24th of February, 2018.
Her talk will focus on treatment of Communicative impairments in children and adults using new tools and mobile applications. The effectiveness and efficacy of computer software and mobile applications has been proven by literature because of the the greater interest taken in such activities and games which In turn also increases the attention and focus of both children and adults when using the material being presented in the activities. There is a higher degree for stimulation and consequently more response opportunities for the patient such as more imitations, repetitions or spontaneous responses.
Prof. Sultana Habib is an Associate Professor of Cardiology, at National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases Karachi. She teaches undergraduate & postgraduate students and is an active participant in teaching programs being held at NICVD for cardiology postgraduates. She is a supervisor for College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan postgraduate (adult cardiology) candidates. She is a graduate of Sindh Medical College and completed her FCPS.
Prof. Sultana Habib is a speaker at one of the plenary sessions to be held on the 24th of February, 2018. Her talk will focus on Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) which is a multi-factorial and comprehensive intervention in secondary prevention, designed to limit the physiological and psychological effects of CV disease, manage symptoms, and reduce the risk of future CV events. CR is shown to reduce mortality, hospital readmissions, and costs and to improve exercise capacity, quality of life and psychological well-being. Despite evidence showing benefit, CR is underutilized. Participation is lowest in women, minorities, socio- economically disadvantaged patients, and the elderly.
Dr. Farooq Rathore is is the H.O.D and Consultant in the department of Rehabilitation Medicine at PNS Shifa, Karachi and an Assistant Professor in Rehab Medicine at Bahria University Medical and Dental College. He is also a board member of International Rehabilitation Forum and has conducted many workshops on different topics.He has completed his fellowship in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Masters of Science in Pain Medicine.
He is a speaker at one of the plenary sessions which will be held on the 23rd of February, 2018.
His talk will focus on how amputee rehabilitation can lead to successful and complete community re-integration. Pakistan army is providing comprehensive amputee rehabilitation services to those who sustain a limb loss. However, certain barriers can hinder the rehabilitation process and it is important to identify and remove these barriers for better functional outcomes in amputees. This is because many soldiers and officers of Pakistan army have suffered major limb loss in the war against terrorism.
Ms. Sumaira Imran Farooqui is the Head of Department of Ziauddin College of Physical Therapy. She is editor of Pakistan Journal of Rehabilitation and Chairperson of Board of Studies, Physical Therapy, Ziauddin University.
She is a speaker at one of the plenary sessions which will be held on the 23rd of February, 2018. Her talk will focus on identifying the potency of Cardiac Rehabilitation in cardiovascular disease patients.
Cardio vascular disease accounts for highest rate of mortality and morbidity, situation further worsen with the presence of co morbidities such as hypertension, diabetes mellitus and dyslipidemia leading to considerable toll on individual, society and health care system. Cardiac Rehabilitation is a cost effective outpatient secondary prevention program that has shown to increase survival and improve quality of life among the said community.
Dr. Rozina Karmaliani is a Professor at School of Nursing and Midwifery (SONAM), and Community Health Sciences (CHS) at the Aga Khan University (AKU), Karachi since 2013 to year to date. However, she has worked at AKU in several capacity as community nurse to Associate professor till 2013, where she also got privileged to serve as Interim Dean SONAM and Associate Professor SONAM and CHS for 4 years from 2009 to 2012. Moreover, she has brief history of Teaching Assistant School of Nursing and Research Assistant at Medical School for 3 years from 1993 to 1995 at University of Minnesota.
Dr Karmaliani has over 25 years of experience working with community development. Her focus on research over a decade has been addressing the issues of Gender Based Violence, Women Empowerment and Mental Health. She is a Global Network Research Unit Scholar of NICHD and funded by NIH, CIDA, DFID, Global Affairs Canada, and Gates Foundation. She has been recipient of international grants worth more than 4 million dollars. Dr. Karmaliani has over 50 publications and has supervised more than 40 graduate students. Furthermore, she has been involved in many projects at institutional, inter-institutional, national and international level, under different capacity which includes “Blended learning program” for AKU- Pakistan and East Africa for Post RN BScN, proposed and prepared feasibility for Midwifery as a discipline at AKU for undergraduate/ graduate programs, conceptualized and implemented “Faculty Practice Model” with AKU-H with option to practice with the option for other recognized hospitals in Karachi, launch of “Clinical Specialty Tracks” in the MScN program, conceptualized and planed with AKU, Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) and Institute of Education Development (IED) for Nursing to be part of FHS PhD program. Approval and endorsement of eligibility and requirement guidelines towards FHS PhD program. completed with AKU and HEC, Pakistan, established examination cell, (MCQ data Bank) at AKU-SONAM with AKU-DED, to provide quality level assessment in all programs including professional licensure exams, conceptualized and initiated funding for developing Training and Policy Unit (TPU) for nursing and midwifery in Kabul to strengthen Afghanistan National System and technical assistance provided through Public private Partnership (PPP) Modal for the four year BScN program at Al Baath University, Hama, Syria. Similarly, she play major role in curriculum development for MScN and PhD programs as well as for Pakistan Nursing Council in Nursing
She is a speaker for one of the plenary sessions on the 24th of February, 2018. A brief description of the topic of her talk will follow soon.
RESEARCH DEPARTMENT, ZIAUDDIN UNIVERSITYResearch Methodology
|Prof. Talat Mirza||Fundamental of Research Methodology||Multi-Disciplinary Research Lab-2 (MDRL-2), Ziauddin University, Clifton Campus||09:00-11:00||Rs. 500|
|Dr. Farah Ahmed
Dr. Danish Hasan
||Multi-Disciplinary Research Lab-2 (MDRL-2), Ziauddin University, Clifton Campus||11:30-04:00|
ZIAUDDIN COLLEGE OF REHABILITATION SCIENCES
|Ms. Neelum Zehra||Empowering Strategies for Functional Recovery||Ziauddin College of Rehabilitation Sciences D-20 Location (Clifton)||09:00- 12:30||Rs. 500|
|Dr Haider Darain||How to Write and Submit a Manuscript for International Physical Journal|
|Dr. Syed Abid Mehdi Kazmi||Visceral Mobilization Technique: A Hands-On Workshop||Ziauddin College of Rehabilitation Sciences D-20 Location (Clifton)||02:00- 4:30||Rs. 500|
|Dr. Farooq Rathore||Scientific misconduct and plagiarism in research and writing|
|Dr. Naheed Kapadia||A workshop of urinary incontinence- A Rehabilitation Perspective|
ZIAUDDIN COLLEGE OF SPEECH LANGUAGE & HEARING SCIENCES
|Dr.Farooq Rathore||Research made simple for Speech & Language Therapist||Ziauddin College of Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences||09:00- 11:00||Rs.500|
|Dr. Farah Asim||Affective disorders in children with Autism and ADHD||Ziauddin College of Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences||11:00- 01:00|
|Q & A Session||01:00-01:30|
|Mr. Braxton Dean Baker||An introduction into Functional Communication Training (FCT) and Verbal Behavior||Ziauddin College of Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences||02:00-04:00|
ZIAUDDIN HOSPITAL DEPARTMENT OF OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY
|Prof. Rubina Hussain||Rehabilitation Challenges; Guidelines in Menopause.||Skills Lab Ziauddin Hospital, Clifton||02:00-05:00||Rs. 500|
|Dr. Sumbul Sohail|
|Dr. Sabita Harish|
ZIAUDDIN COLLEGE OF NURSING
|Dr. Khalid Mahida||General Introduction on Tracheostomy (A&P), its types and Indications Complications of Tracheostomy (Immediate, and late)||Ziauddin College of Nursing Class Room # 1||09:45- 11:00||Rs. 500|
|Mr. Asif Yousuf||Postoperative Management of Tracheostomy||Ziauddin College of Nursing Class Room # 1||11:00- 12:00|
|Mr. Kaleem Sarfraz||Tracheostomy care|
|Mr. Adeel Ilyas||Tracheostomy suctioning|
|Mr. Asif Yousuf||Hands on Practice (Sign off)||12:00-01:00|
|Mr. Kaleem Sarfraz|
|Mr. Adeel Ilyas|
|Ms. Hina Murad|
|Stoma and Nursing Care|
|Dr. Shafiq Ur Rehman & Team||General Introduction on Stoma (A&P), its types and Indications
Stoma and peristomal skin complications
|Ziauddin College of Nursing Class Room # 3||09:45- 11:00||Rs. 500|
|Ms. Samina Jiwani||Stoma Care: Colostomy and Ileostomy (demonstration)||Ziauddin College of Nursing Class Room # 3||11:00- 12:00|
|Ms. Khushboo Qaim Ali|
|Ms. Amber Hussain|
|Ms. Sofia Mansoor. Ali|
|Ms. Samina Jiwani||Hands on Practice (Sign off)||Ziauddin College of Nursing Class Room # 3||12:00- 13:00|
|Ms. Khushboo Qaim Ali|
|Ms. Sofia Mansoor. Ali|
|DAY 01, 23rd FEB, 2018 DAY 1|
|8:00- 08:45 am||Registration|
Master of Ceremony Dr. Bushra Wasim
|08:45-08:55 am||Guest to be seated|
|08:55-09:00 am||National Anthem /ZU Anthem|
|09:00-09:05 am||Recitation from Holy Quran
Dr. Owais Ismail
|09:05-09:15 am||Introduction to the Conference
Prof. Dr. Talat Mirza, Dean Research, ZU
|09:15-09:25 am||Welcome Address
Dr. Pirzada Qasim Raza Siddiqui, Vice Chancellor, ZU
|09:25-09:50 am||Keynote Speaker
Rehabilitation; No longer the backend service in disease Management
Dr. Sabahat Wasti, Staff Physician Neurological Institute U.A.E
|09:50-10:15 am||Dr. Ziauddin Memorial Lecture
Assistive robots for Rehabilitation: Balancing Help and Need
Prof. Dr. Cristina Urdiales Garcia, University of Malaga, Spain
|10:15-10:30 am||Address by the Chief Guest|
|10:30-10:45 am||Vote of Thanks
Prof. Abbas Zafar, Dean FHS, ZU
|DAY 01||PLENARY SESSION I|
|Prof. Dr. Cristina Urdiales Garcia, University of Malaga, Spain
Dr. SamreenAamir, Professor/ Dean Ziauddin University Faculty of Engineering Science & Technology (ZUFEST)
Dr. Mohd. Asif Asst.Prof Ziauddin UniversityFaculty of Engineering Science & Technology (ZUFEST)
|11:15 - 11:35 am||Human Action Recognition-Opportunities for the Elderly CareApplication
Prof. Dr. Syed Abd. Rahman Al-Attas, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University Teknologi Malaysia
|11:35 - 11:55 am||Anthropomorphic Prosthetic Hand for rehabilitation of upper limb Amputees
Dr. Sarmad Shams, Associate Professor & Chairperson, Ziauddin University Faculty of Engineering Science & Technology (ZUFEST)
|11:55 - 12:15pm||Towards Development of Upper and Lower Limb Prosthetics –The technology, Progress and Success
Dr. Mohsin Tiwana, National University of Science and Technology, Islamabad (NUST)
|12:15-12:45pm||Free paper session: ZUFEST Students|
|12:45-01:00pm||Concluding session by Dr. Samreen Aamir, Dean Ziauddin University of Engineering Science & Technology (ZUFEST)|
|01:00-02:00pm||Lunch / Prayer Break|
|DAY 01||PLENARY SESSION II|
|Dr. Sabahat Wasti, Staff Physician Neurological Institute U.A.E
Dr. Hasan Abbas, Liaquat National School of Physical Therapy
Ms. Sumaira Farooqui, Principal, Ziauddin College of Rehabilitation Sciences
|02:00 - 02:20 pm||Determining the Potency of Cardiac Rehabilitation Phase II in CVD patients with co-morbidities
Ms. Sumaira Farooqui, Principal,Ziauddin College of Rehabilitation Sciences
|02:20-02:40 pm||Role of Physical Therapy in Modern Medicine
Dr. Haider Darain, Director /Principal KMU (KPK)
|02:40-03:00 pm||Identification of barriers in the reintegration of Pakistan military amputees at the workplace: A cross sectional survey
Dr. Farooq Azam Rathore,HOD Dept. of Rehabilitation PNS Shifa, Karachi
|03:00-03:20 pm||Challenges for Neuro rehabilitation in developing countries
Dr. Naveed Babur, Principal, Isra Institute of Rehabilitation, (Islamabad)
|03:20-03:40 pm||Therapeutic Management for Urinary Incontinence
Ms. Naheed Kapadia, Senior Specialist, Dubai
|03:40-03:50 pm||Young scientist Oral Presentation:Impact of resistance exercises on dose response relationship curve ingrade-I hypertensive young adult.ad
Mr. Ali Farhad, Assistant Professor, Ziauddin College of Rehabilitation Sciences
|03:50-04:15 pm||Q& A / Concluding session|
|DAY 02, 24th FEB, 2018||PLENARY SESSION III|
|Dr. Abbas Zafar, Dean Faculty of Health Sciences, ZU
Dr. Ahmed Fawad, Assoc Director Academics Clinical, ZU, North
Dr. Bushra Wasim, Director ORIC /Prof & HOD Anatomy, ZU
|09:00 - 09:30am||Improving Well Being with Cardiac rehabilitation: rationale, indications and core components
Dr. Sultana Habib, Prof. of Cardiology ZMUH
|09:30-10:00 am||Surgical Rehabilitation for Oral Cancer Patients.
Dr. Mazhar Nizam Plastic Surgeon Patel Hospital
|10:00-10:30 am||Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
Dr. Bushra Wasim, General Surgeon, Director ORIC, Ziauddin University
|10:30-11:00 am||Suicide prevention in Pakistan: Our journey
Dr. Nasim Chaudhry Consultant Psychiatrist & CEO Pakistan Institute ofLiving & Learning& Consultant Psychiatrist
|11:15-11:30 am||Tea Break|
|DAY 02||PLENARY SESSION IV|
|Dr. Akber Ali Sial, Dean,Ziauddin College of Pharmacy
Dr. Ejaz Baig, Professor, Ziauddin College of Pharmacy
Dr. Maryam Ahmed, Asst. Professor, Ziauddin College of Pharmacy
|11:30 - 11:50 am||Pharmacist's role in rehabilitation of patients with drug Abuse
Dr. Khalid Syed Bukhari, WHO Consultant of CountryHead, Islamabad
|11:50-12:15 am||Pharmacist's role and counselling in Patients with chronic illness
Mr. Azhar Hussain, Director of Pharmacy Hamdard University, Islamabad
|12:15-12:30 pm||Concluding session|
|12:30-01:30 pm||Lunch/ Prayer Break|
|DAY 02||PLENARY SESSION V|
|Mr. Braxton Baker, owner of Innovative Therapy Solutions LLC.USA
Dr. Farah Asim, Psychiatrist at Princeton and Rutgers Behavioral Institute of Adult, Child& Adolescent (University of Behavior Health Care), N.J.USA
Ms. Samina Masood Asst. Professor, Ziauddin College of SpeechLanguage &Hearing Sciences
|01:30 -01:50 pm||Empowering the Family/Team to Make the Difference
Mr. Braxton Baker, owner of Innovative Therapy Solutions LLC. USA
|01:50-02:15 pm||Managing Grief and Anxiety in Parents Having Special Children
Dr. Farah Asim,Psychiatrist at Princeton and Rutgers Behavioral Institute of Adult, Child & Adolescent (University of Behavior Health Care), N.J.USA
|02:15-02:35 pm||Fostering Community Health Workers for supporting parents of children with special needs
Ms. Aasiya Sachwani, Founder Trustee, Speech-Language Pathologist & Educational Consultant
|02:35-02:50 pm||Hi Tech Tools in Speech and Language Therapy
Ms. Amina Siddiqui, Principal Ziauddin College of Speech Language &Hearing Sciences
|02:50-03:00 pm||Concluding session|
|DAY 02||PLENARY SESSION VI|
|Prof. Dr. Tazeen Saeed, Associate Prof., School of Nursing and Midwifery, AKU
Ms. Samina Jiwani, Sr. Lecturer
Ms. Amber Hussain, Sr. Lecturer, Ziauddin College of Nursing
|03:00 - 03:20 pm||Rehabilitation: Nursing Perspectives
Ms. Alia Nasir, Associate Professor and Principal, Ziauddin College of Nursing
|03:20-03:40pm||Rehabilitation: Role of Nurse in Community Health
Prof.Dr. Rozina Karmaliani, Prof.School of Nursing and Midwifery, AKU
|03:40-03:55 pm||Gender Inequalities of the Cardiovascular Rehabilitation of Women in Pakistan
Dr. Rubina Barolia, Associate Prof.School of Nursing and Midwifery, AKU
|03:55-04:10 pm||Rehabilitation Program in Cancer Patients at Dr Ziauddin Hospital, Karachi
Ms. Fauzia Pasnani,HOD, Oncology Nursing, Dr. Ziauddin Hospital, Karachi
|04:10-04:25 pm||Care Giver: Are you ready to provide care to your loved ones
Ms. Shireen Arif, Assistant Professor, Ziauddin College of Nursing
|04:25-04:45 pm||Closing session by VC and distribution of shields
by Nida Hussain Prize Distribution for Poster Session
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