Dr. Sajid Bashir Soofi is an endowed Professor of Paediatrics & Child Health and Associate Director in the Center of Excellence in Women and Child Health at the Aga Khan University, Pakistan. Dr. Soofi is a clinician-researcher and a public health scientist with vast experience in hospital and community-based research.
Dr. Soofi's research areas include maternal neonatal, child, and adolescent health with an emphasis on nutrition and infectious diseases. He has spearheaded multiple high-impact clinical trials and large-scale national and international nutrition surveys. His research emphasizes the integration of new-born, children, and nutrition interventions into existing health system programs. The evidence congregated through these trials has played an instrumental role in guiding policy and programs targeting MNCH survival.
He has successfully received 60 highly competitive research grants and brings very expedient collaborations from the leading funding agencies and academic institutions. He has published over 160 research publications in numerous high-impact international journals.