Adeel Ajwad Butt   Professor of Medicine

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Adeel Ajwad Butt, MD, MS, FACP, FIDSA, is Professor of Medicine and Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Butt held the posts of the inaugural Chief Quality Officer at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) and the first Director of Hamad Healthcare Quality Institute (HHQI). He is currently the Vice Chair, Department of Medicine and Director, Clinical Epidemiology Research Unit at HMC. Dr. Butt completed his residency in Internal Medicine in New York and a fellowship in Infectious Diseases in New Orleans. He also holds a Masters in Science degree in Clinical Effectiveness and Outcomes Research from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Butt’s work, education and training experience spans several countries over five continents. He has been the recipient of numerous national and international awards, including a Fulbright Scholarship, Yale-Johnson and Johnson Award in International Health, a National Talent Pool Scholars Award and IDSA Training Faculty award to Africa, in addition to Excellence in Research Awards from various institutions in the US, the UAE and Qatar. He has lectured extensively around the world and provided consultations to governmental and non-governmental organizations in building research, educational and training capacity in resource limited settings. He has published over 155 papers in high impact medical journals, and presented over 160 abstracts at major international conferences.


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