Prof Tayyaba Khawar Butt
Associate Professor, Services Institute of Medical Sciences and Services Hospital, Lahore
DURATION: 10.08.07 to 04.08.14 (7 years)
As Associate Professor in Paediatrics with special interest in Neonatology. Focal person for setting up a 60 cot neonatal unit attached to a very busy obstetrics department (6500 births annually). Involved in teaching and training of under and postgraduate students in the subject of Paediatrics and Neonatology. Approved by College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan as postgraduate supervisor and examiner for Paediatrics and Neonatology. Approved by the University of Health Sciences as examiner in Paediatrics for MBBS. Actively involved in country wide training of neonatal resuscitation in collaboration with UNICEF and Save the Children Fund. Member of Advocacy and Advisory Network for Newborn recently established in the country by Save the Children Fund. Technical advisor for Save the Children Fund in forming national protocol for hospital based neonatal care. Research Secretary at SIMS. Assistant editor of medical journal at SIMS ( Esculapio). Associate Secretary Dengue Expert Advisory Group (DEAG) Punjab.
Assistant Professor, Children Hospital and Institute of Childhealth, Lahore
DURATION: 04.09.02 to 09.08.07 (4 years 11 months and 4 days)
As Assistant Professor in Paediatrics with special interest in Neonatology. Worked as the only consultant (for four years) in a very busy 60 bedded Neonatology Unit with four ventilated cots and annual admission rate of 5000 neonates. Started and established protocol for TPN for neonates in the hospital followed by routine use of TPN. Trained staff in using peripheral long lines and arterial lines that had never been used in the department before. Started a data base in the department for computerized record of all admissions. First to train neonatal staff in routine cranial ultrasound scanning previously being done by the radiologists. Trained staff in basic neonatal resuscitation and care in a secondary care hospital in the neighbouring small town of Vehari. Helped them establish their own neonatal unit. Established designated neonatal transport service in the hospital. College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan approved supervisor for training of post graduate trainees in both Paediatric Medicine and Neonatology.