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Shamim                         Islam

Shamim M. Islam MD

Department of Pediatrics

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Pediatric Infectious Diseases; Pediatrics

 

Education and Training:
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Children‘s Hospital Oakland Research Institute (2011)
  • Cert, Statistics and Modeling in Infectious Diseases, University of Washington Summer Institute (2011)
  • Cert, Fundamentals of Healthcare Epidemiology: Essentials for Preventing Healthca, Infectious Diseases Society of America/Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America (2010)
  • Fellowship, Disease Control Activities, Francis J. Curry National Tuberculosis Center (2010)
  • Cert, Case Management of the Complicated Tropical Medicine Patient, American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (2010)
  • Cert, Infection Control Fellows Course, Infectious Diseases Society of America/Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America (2009)
  • Cert, Summer Clinical Research Workshop, University of California, San Francisco (2009)
  • Dipl, Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (2006)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco (2005)
  • Internship, Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco (2003)
  • MD, Medicine, Cornell University Weill Medical College (2002)
  • BS, Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1996)
Employment:
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2015-present)
  • Attending Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases, UBMD Pediatrics, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2015-present)
  • Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2015-present)
  • Infection Control Officer, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2015–2017)
  • Clinic Physician, San Francisco Tuberculosis Control Program (2014)
  • Attending Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases, Swedish Medical Center (2014)
  • On-Call Physician/Medical Epidemiologist, San Francisco Department of Public Health, Communicable Disease Control and Prevention Section (2012–2014)
  • Associate Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases, Children‘s Hospital and Research Center Oakland (2012–2014)
  • Moonlighting Clinic Physician, Pediatric Referral Group (2005–2014)
  • Pediatric Hospitalist, Washington Hospital (2011–2012)
  • Clinical Instructor, Pediatrics, Stanford University, School of Medicine (2011–2012)
  • Moonlighting Clinic Physician, Kaiser Permanente (2005–2006)
  • Pediatric Hospitalist, St. Luke‘s Hospital (2005–2006)
  • Moonlighting Physician, Department of Pediatric Rheumatology and Immunology, University of California, San Francisco (2005–2006)
  • Research Assistant, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health (2000–2002)
  • Research Assistant, Dana Farber Cancer Institute (1996–1997)
  • Teaching Assistant, Organic Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1995)
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Awards and Honors:
  • University of Washington: Summer Institute on Statistics and Modeling of Infectious Diseases Scholarship (2011)

Grants and Sponsored Research:
  • September 2012–May 2014
    Rotavirus and Norovirus in Children
    CDC New Vaccine Surveillance Network
    Role: Co-Investigator
  • September 2012–May 2014
    ESBL-Enterobacteriaceae Stool Carriage Rates and Risk Factors in Healthy US Children
    CDC New Vaccine Surveillance Network
    Role: Principal Investigator
  • March 2007–April 2008
    Longitudinal Study of Visceral Leishmaniasis (kala-azar) in the Most Affected Sub-district of Bangladesh
    CDC and Bangladeshi national public health agencies
    Role: Contributor

Journal Articles:
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Professional Memberships:
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society
  • American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America
Presentations:
  • "Differences Between Institutional and Clinical Context-Specific Staphylococcus aureus Antibiograms and the Impact on Empiric Antibiotic Decision Making" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2017)
  • "Impact of an Educational Intervention on Antifungal Use in an Academic, Tertiary Care Neonatal Intensive Care Unit" Annual Conference, Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group (2017)
  • "Antibiotic Stewardship in Pediatrics: Opportunities for WCHOB" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2015)
  • "Pediatric Travel Medicine" Pediatric Grand Rounds, John Muir Hospital (2013)
  • "IGRAs in Pediatrics: Experience, Evidence, and Opportunities for Increased Utilization" Annual Conference, California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (2013)
  • "Animal Exposures and Human Infections Decision" Pediatric Grand Rounds, John Muir Hospital (2012)
  • "High Rate of Discordance Between Tuberculin Skin Test and Interferon-Gamma-Release Assay Results Among Pediatric Patients Evaluated for Latent Tuberculosis Infection at a County Public Health Clinic in California" 3rd Global Symposium on IGRAs, University of California, San Diego (2012)
  • "Empiric Antibiotic Decision-Making for Serious Inpatient Infections" Pediatric Grand Rounds, John Muir Hospital (2011)
  • "Xanthogranulamatous Pyelonephritis" Annual Meeting, Infectious Disease Society of America (2010)
Service Activities:
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society: Pediatric Transplant ID Course; Participant (2014)
  • California Tuberculosis Controllers Association: Annual Conference; Participant (2013)
  • CDC New Vaccine Surveillance Network: Annual Research Conference; Participant (2013)
  • International Union Against Tuberculosis: North American Conference; Participant (2013)
  • American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene: CTropMed Exam Working Group Committee; Committee Member (2013)
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases Journal; Reviewer (2013)
  • Infectious Disease Association of California: Antimicrobial Stewardship Symposium; Participant (2012)
  • University of California, San Diego: 3rd Global Symposium on IGRAs; Participant (2012)
  • UC Davis: Coccidiocomycosis Study Group Conference; Participant (2011)
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society: Annual Conference; Participant (2011)
  • International AIDS Society - USA: Annual Conference (Improving the Management of HIV Disease); Participant (2010)
  • Kala-azar Research Center (Mazaffarpur, India); Consultant (2008)
  • BARID Foundation (Gaibandha, Bangladesh); Medical Director and Child Specialist (2006–2008)
  • IMHO/Centre for Health Care (Sri Lanka); Volunteer (2005)
  • San Francisco Botanical Gardens; Volunteer (2005)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: Infectious Diseases Conference (San Francisco, CA); Participant (2004)
  • Cayetano University: Tropical Medicine Institute (Lima, Peru); Participant (2004)
  • American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (2010-2012); Reviewer
  • American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene: Annual Conference (2005, 2008-2011); Participant
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America: Annual Conference (2010-2013); Participant

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Contact Information

UBMD Pediatrics
Division of Infectious Diseases
219 Bryant Street
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-7290
Fax: (716) 888-3804
Email: shamimis@buffalo.edu

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