Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Muhammad Yahya Noori

Educationist, Author, Lifelong Learner


Professor of Microbiology, Dow Medical College

Director Digital Learning

Dow University of Health Sciences

Visiting Faculty, Health Management 

Institute of Business Management

Karachi, Pakistan


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Personal Vision and Mission


To walk a path of life-long learning, teaching and mentorship by continuously improving my capacity as an impactful educator.  I am to foster personal and professional growth within myself and in those attached to me by sharing knowledge and by setting a personal example of continuous learning and improvement.  I aspire to guide individuals towards realizing their fullest potential and helping them in transforming into the best versions of themselves, equipped for success here and in the hereafter by planting the seeds for integrity, excellence, leadership, empathy and life-long learning.



Education

MHPE Scholar at the AgaKhan University....Since January 2022

Completed Courses:  Curriculum Development, Program Evaluation, Qualitative and Quantitative Research, Leadership, Teaching and Learning

Already applied the acquired knowledge in:

View from the 11th Floor of the University Building at the Aga Khan University:  One fine evening, while working late during the contact period.

MBA (Iqra University)

2014-2018

Majors in Marketing, thesis title was "Relationship of Customer Satisfaction, Perceived Value and Quality with Behavioral Loyalty to Clinical Laboratories: The Moderating Role of Switching Costs"

Have taught Marketing at Dow College of Biotechnology to BS Biotechnology students and Healthcare Marketing to MBA students at Institute of Business Managment.

Several student projects from Dow College of Biotechnology have won prizes at National level and their work has been widely appreciated.

Night View of Iqra University Gulshan Campus

PhD (University of Glasgow) 2008-2013

Infection and Immunity, thesis title was "Genetic Variation and Virulece of Streptococcus pneumonaie" under the supervision of Prof. Tim Mitchell, who is a well-known name in Pneumococcal research.

After returning from Glasgow, managed Tuberculosis Labs of Dow University of Health Sciences for more than ten years.

Taught Microbiology, Immunology, Pathology, Medical Genetics and Molecular Medicine from MBBS, BDS to PhD level.


University of Glasgow, UK

MBBS (Dow Medical College)

2000-2005

Dow Medical College is among the most prestigious medical institutions of the country.  

During the five years spent here, I not only learned about medicine, but also observed my professors while teaching, and learned from their style and way of teaching.

Dow Medical College

Intermediate (DJ Science College)

1997-1999

DJ Science College is another historical and prestigious institute of the Province.

During my time here, I was able to study from some of the best teachers of their time.

DJ Sindh Govt Science College

Matric (Nasra School Malir)

1995-1997

I joined Nasra School Malir in 1986 in grade 1 and got my matric from here in 1997.

Remained among the top students throughout my schooling year and finished school as the head prefect.  


Nasra School, Malir Campus

Certificate Courses


Deep Teaching Solutions, Coursera


Deep Teaching Solutions, Coursera


Muhammad Ali Jinnah University


University of Edinburgh, Coursera


University of Illinois, Coursera


   Linkedin Learning

   By EDHEC Business School, Coursera


  LinkedIn Learning


   LinkedIn Learning 


        LinkedIn Learning


      LinkedIn Learning


By University of Virginia, Darden School Foundation, Coursera


By Google, Coursera


By University of Virginia, Darden School Foundation, Coursera


By Google through Coursera


Johns Hopkins University, Coursera


University of Illinois, Coursera, 5 weeks


University of Illinois, Coursera, 5 weeks


Corteach


University of Illinois, Coursera, 5 weeks


Imperial College London, Coursera, 5 Weeks


The Aga Khan University, 4 days, Karachi


Imperial College London, Coursera, 5 Weeks


John’s Hopkins, Coursera, 5 Weeks


University of Colorado (Boulder), Coursera, 5 Weeks


Digiskills, Virtual University of Pakistan, 3 Months


Digiskills, Virtual University of Pakistan, 3 Months


Skill Development Council Karachi.


University of Houston, Coursera, 5 Weeks


The State University of New York, Coursera


UC Davis, Coursera, 4 Weeks

    

University of California, Coursera, 5 Weeks


University of London, Coursera, 5 Weeks


Uni of New South Wales, Coursera, 5 Weeks


Dow University of Health Sciences, 6 Months


Digiskills, Virtual University of Pakistan of Pakistan, 3 Months


Digiskills, Virtual University of Pakistan of Pakistan, 3 Months


Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi


HEC, Regional Centre Karachi.


Virtual University of Pakistan of Pakistan of Pakistan, 3 Credit hours


Virtual University of Pakistan of Pakistan of Pakistan, 3 Credit hours


Virtual University of Pakistan of Pakistan of Pakistan, 3 Credit hours

Virtual University of Pakistan of Pakistan of Pakistan, 3 Credit hours


Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi


Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi


Virtual University of Pakistan of Pakistan of Pakistan, 12 Credit hours


Virtual University of Pakistan of Pakistan of Pakistan, 3 Credit hours


Virtual University of Pakistan of Pakistan, 3 Credit hours


Johns Hopkin’s University, Coursera


UMDC, Karachi


Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi


Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi PBSA


Supranational Reference Laboratory, Karachi


Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi

Career Highlights

Academic Positions

Professor of Microbiology 

Dow Medical College

Since February 2022-till date


Associate Professor of Microbiology

Dow International Medical College

October 2018 –February 2022


Assistant Professor of Pathology

Dow International Medical College

April 2013- October 2018


Research Associate

Dow Diagnostic Research and Reference Laboratory 

Septermber 2011- March 2013


Research Associate

Department of Biochmistry, Dow Medical College

April 2008- September 2008


Lecturer

Department of Biochmistry, Liaquat National Medical College 

January 2008- April 2008


Junior Resarch Fellow 

Dr. Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research, Karachi

November 2006- November 2007 


Resident House Officer 

Civil Hospital, Karachi

August 2005- July 2006 


Visiting/Adjunct/Consulting Engagements

Visiting Faculty

Health Management, Institute of Business Managment

January 2015-till date


Adjunct Faculty

Dadabhoi Institute of Higher Education 

December 2015 –December 2018


Consultant Social Messaging and Advocacy 

Humwell Pakistan

May 2021- October 2022



Courses Taught 

Dow Medical College:  

Underdergraduate Medical Classes:

Microbiology

Immunology 

Pathology  


Department of Distance Learning and Online Teaching:  

Online Courses:

Stress Management Short Course 

Time Management  (In process )

Clinically Oriented Microbiology  (In Process)


Corteach:  

Online Courses:

12 Steps to Leadership Excellence 

Strategic Stress Management: A Self-paced Course  (In process)


Dow College of Biotechnology

Marketing to BS-Biotechnology students 


School of Public Health:  

Medical Genetics to MPH students

Nutrigenomics to BS-Nutrition students


Institute of Biomedical Sciences

Microbiology to M. Phil studnets


Dow College of Pharmacy 

Molecular Medicine to M. Phil Students


Institute of Business and Health Management

Psychology to BBA Classes


Institute of Business Management

Primary Health Care

Health Psychology 

Healthcare Leadership

Healthcare Marketing

Healthcare Service Delivery

Management Issues in Health Psychology to MBA Health Management students.


Administrative Responsibilities

Digital Learning 

Director since 11th May, 2023


Department of Distance Learning and Online Teaching

Additional Director since 13th July, 2022-11th May,2023



Institute of Biomedical Sciences 

Deputy Director, 18th January, 2016 to 27th January, 2021.



Provincial Tuberculosis Reference Laboratory


Focal Person, 10th July 2013 to 10th March, 2022.

 


Commitees:

Research

Peer-reviewed Research Publications 
























Students Supervised

At Dow University of Health Sciences

Peripheral blood leukocyte ratios in Pulmonary tuberculosis patients and their Relationship with treatment response

 

Mutation Analyses of hTERT Promoter, its Alignment with HCV Positivity and Clinicopathological Parameters of HCC in Karachi

 

Effects of Ultrasonic waves Treatment on Recovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from Sputum Samples and on Subsequent Drug Sensitivity Testing using a Liquid Culture System

 

Frequency of Macrolide Resistance Genes in Clinically isolated Staphylococcus aureus

 

Baseline Anemia and its association with treatment outcomes among drug resistant TB patients.

 

Frequency of Smart Phone usage in University Students and its association with Academic Performance

In Collaboration:

 

Antibiotic Susceptibility Pattern in Pattern in Previously Treated Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients at Tertiary

Care Setting in Karachi.


    Evaluation of Antibacterial and Antimycobacterial activity of Novel Derivatives of  Moxifloxacin, 8-Methoxy Fluoroquinolone.


To study the concordance between multiple tuberculosis smear samples submitted by the same patients, using Ziehl-Neelsen smear microscopy: A 5-Year Assessment at Tuberculosis Laboratories of a Tertiary Care Healthcare Facility 


Assessing Managerial Competencies in Health Management Students of Karachi-An Academic Industry Approach


At Institute of Business Management

M.Phil 

Dr. Asima Faisal (Co-supervised), M. Phil Managment Sciences

Assessing Managerial Competencies in Health Management Students of Karachi-An Academic Industry Approach


MBA Capstones

Investigating the relationship of work-life balance and happiness to emotional exhaustion in healthcare workers using life satisfaction as a moderator


Effect of brand awareness, brand associations, perceived quality and brand loyalty on Brand Equity of OTC pain killer products in Pakistan.


Impact of performance appraisal on employee productivity, involving the moderating role of motivation.


Association of safety attitudes with organization citizenship behavior in clinical staff/nurses working in private hospitals in Karachi.


Association of hope and grit and its impact on organizational citizenship behavior among healthcare professionals in karachi.


Impact of spiritual wellbeing on the effective time management and organizational commitments of medical representatives in Karachi, Pakistan


Work engagement in relation to satisfaction with life and happiness among dentists


Health promoting behaviors of nurses in Karachi and their association with shift duties, age and turnover intention


Relationship between emotional intelligence, burnout and life satisfaction among nurses of Karachi


Association between personality traits and job satisfaction in pharmaceutical employees


Factors affecting patient loyalty to general hospitals in the elderly population


Stereotype threat among women in pharmaceutical sector: the impact and consequences on identity, workplace well-being, and recruitment.


Relationship between emotional intelligence and organizational commitment

 

Technostress and work related anxiety in pharmaceutical employees:  Its association with gender


Impact of postpartum depression (ppd) on mothers in Karachi, Pakistan


Impact of cyberbullying on quality of sleep among adolescent girls of karachi


Effect of work environment and family on dentists of karachi


Comparative study of mental health and its relationship with sleeping habits among working and non-working women of Karachi


Awareness of alternate and complimentary medicine and its association with health literacy in pharma graduates


Awareness of menopause and its association with stress among working and non-working women.


A survey to determine the barriers deterring access to oral health services


A study on parental awareness of nutritional practices of children visiting healthcare facilities.


Current knowledge, misconceptions and motivational factors towards blood donation among university students of Karachi


Other Ongoing Projects


Books Authored

Mehwar-1

A book on Personal and Professional Development, Published by Auraq Publications Islamabad in 2019, ISBN: 978-969-7868-34-6.


Mehwar-2

A book on Personal and Professional Development, to be published by Auraq Publications Islamabad in 2020, ISBN: 978-969-749-039-4

Social Impact

Digital Footprint

Additionally, more than 1500 subscribers receive my writings on Whatsapp.



Online Talks and Sessions




Invited talks, seminars and workshops

DMC, Karachi. 14th Feb 2024


July 2023


DMC, Karachi. 04th May 2023


KMDC, Karachi




























Attended Workshops, Conferences and Symposia:


Jul 21st, 2023


Jul 1st, 2023 


2023


May 20th, 2023