Professor Khalid Haque graduated from Karachi, Pakistan in 1967. He has recently retired as Reader in Neonatal Medicine from University of London, St. George’s Medical School. He was also Senior Consultant Neonatologist and chief of Neonatology at St. Helier University Hospital and the Director of Research and Development at Epsom & St Helier University Hospitals Trust. He is currently visiting Foreign Faculty Professor at the Children’s Hospital and Institute of Child Health, Lahore, Pakistan. Professor Haque is a Fellow of the Royal Colleges of London, Edinburgh, Ireland and the College of Pediatrics and Child Health, UK. He also has a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA). He has been principal regional examiner for the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health and visiting professor and examiner to four universities. Professor Haque held the first chair of Neonatal Medicine in the Middle East as Professor of Neonatal Medicine at King Saud University, Riyadh Saudi Arabia. He has a total of 48 years of Pediatrics and Neonatology experience working in Asia, Saudi Arabia, North America, Canada and the UK. He has published over 170 peer-reviewed papers, six chapters and has authored two books and done pioneering research work in immuno-modulation and on other aspects of neonatal sepsis. He was one of the principal investigators of the International Neonatal Immunoglobulin Study (INIS). As an invited expert on neonatal sepsis he has published consensus definitions of neonatal bloodstream infections in Paediatric Critical Care Medicine that have been adopted universally. He has and continues to supervise and mentor Masters and PhD students. He is a reviewer for twelve international journals. Currently he is on the faculty of IPOKRaTES. He is married with three daughters and five grandchildren and lives in California. None of his daughters have been foolish enough to follow the career path their father. Outside medicine, his interests are reading (most avidly when his family are talking to him), Indian classical music, cricket and evasion of all possible domestic responsibilities.
Khalid N. Haque
Professor of Pediatrics, Peshawar Medical College Peshawar, & Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College, Doha State of Qatar