Professor Dr. Khawaja Ahmad Irfan Waheed
Professor Dr. Khawaja Ahmad Irfan Waheed is Professor of Neonatology who served the University of Child Health Sciences, The Children’s Hospital, Lahore for about 20 years initially as the Head of Department of Neonatology and later as its chairman. He graduated from King Edward Medical College, Lahore and then did his Fellowship in Pediatrics from College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan and later Fellowship in Neonatology from Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health, UK. He is a supervisor and examiner of College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan in subjects of Pediatrics and Neonatology. He has the honor of supervising largest number of neonatologists in Pakistan and improving and modernizing neonatal care in the country.
He is the chairman of Neonatology Group of Pakistan Pediatric Association. He is a member of Provincial Technical Working Group on Newborn Care of Government of Punjab and founder member and Director of Neonatal Life Support course and many other specialized neonatology courses. He is also a member of Content Expert Group of Global Neonatal Advisory Committee of American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). He has been an invited speaker at many national and international neonatology conferences.
He is actively involved in national and international collaborative research activities and has published many research and review papers. He served as guest editor of special issues of Pakistan Pediatric Review Journal on diseases of newborn. He has authored four books and served as the technical editor of Essential Newborn Care Reference Manual developed by Government of Punjab.