Shamim M. Islam MD, DTM&H

Shamim Islam

Shamim M. Islam
MD, DTM&H

Clinical Associate Professor; Medical Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, Oishei Children's Hospital

Department of Pediatrics

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Pediatric Infectious Diseases; Pediatrics

Contact Information
UBMD Pediatrics
Division of Infectious Diseases
1001 Main Street
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0150
Fax: (716) 323-0296
shamimis@buffalo.edu


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Education and Training:

  • Certificate, Medical Educators, Royal College of Physicians (2019)
  • Certificate, Statistics and Modeling in Infectious Diseases, University of Washington Summer Institute (2011)
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Children‘s Hospital Oakland Research Institute (2011)
  • Certificate, Case Management of the Complicated Tropical Medicine Patient, American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (2010)
  • Certificate, 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)
  • Certificate, Infection Control Fellows Course, Infectious Diseases Society of America/Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America (2009)
  • Certificate, Summer Clinical Research Workshop, University of California, San Francisco (2009)
  • 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:

  • Associate Fellowship Program Director, Infectious Diseases, University at Buffalo (2020-present)
  • Clerkship Director, 3rd Year Medical Students, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2020-present)
  • Director, Pediatric Medical Student Education, University at Buffalo (2020-present)
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2019-present)
  • Attending Physician, Infectious Diseases, Oishei Children's Hospital (2015-present)
  • Medical Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, Oishei Children‘s Hospital (2015-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2015–2019)
  • Infection Control Officer, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2015–2017)
  • Attending Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases, Swedish Medical Center (2014)
  • Clinic Physician, San Francisco Tuberculosis Control Program (2014)
  • Associate Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases, Children‘s Hospital and Research Center Oakland (2012–2014)
  • On-Call Physician/Medical Epidemiologist, San Francisco Department of Public Health, Communicable Disease Control and Prevention Section (2012–2014)
  • Moonlighting Clinic Physician, Pediatric Referral Group (2005–2014)
  • Clinical Instructor, Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine (2011–2012)
  • Pediatric Hospitalist, Washington Hospital (2011–2012)
  • Moonlighting Clinic Physician, Kaiser Permanente (2005–2006)
  • Moonlighting Physician, Department of Pediatric Rheumatology and Immunology, University of California, San Francisco (2005–2006)
  • Pediatric Hospitalist, St. Luke‘s Hospital (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:

  • Buffalo Spree Magazine: Top Doctors in Western New York (2020)
  • University of Washington: Summer Institute on Statistics and Modeling of Infectious Diseases Scholarship (2011)

Grants and Sponsored Research:

  • May 2018–June 2020
    Global Antimicrobial Resistance and the Environment
    University at Buffalo
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $64,500
  • September 2012–April 2014
    CDC Rotavirus Vaccine Effectiveness Surveillance
    Centers for Diseases Control New Vaccine Surveillance Network
    Role: Co-Investigator

Journal Articles:

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Abstracts:

  • Gourabathini H, Hassinger AB, Islam SM. (2018) Vancomycin Use in Children with Severe Sepsis at a Freestanding Children's Hospital. (Feb) 752-752

Professional Memberships:

  • Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America (2015–2016)
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America (2009–present)
  • American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (2008–2014)
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (2008–present)

Presentations:

  • "Outpatient Antimicrobial Stewardship" Pediatric Grand Rounds; University at Buffalo (2020)
  • "Lyme Arthritis in Children on the Uptick in Western New York Area" Online Research Day; University at Buffalo (2020)
  • "Carbapenem and Colistin-Resistant Bacterial Intestinal Carriage in Bangladeshi Children in a Community Based Study" 11th World Congress; World Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases (2019)
  • "High Rates of Colistin-Resistant Bacterial Intestinal Carriage in Urban and Rural Bangladeshi Children" World Congress; World Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases (2019)
  • "Tropical Diseases" Global Health Symposium; University at Buffalo; Interprofessional Global Health Outreach (2019)
  • "Vancomycin Use in Pediatric Severe Sepsis at a Freestanding Children’s Hospital" ID Week; Infectious Diseases Society of America (2019)
  • "Antibiotic Practices for Common Pediatric Infections at Six Private Urgent Care Centers in a Greater Urban Area" International Pediatric Antibiotic Stewardship Conference; Washington University in St. Louis/Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society/Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (2019)
  • "Appropriateness of Antibiotics at Hospital: Discharge for Pediatric Urinary Tract Infections" International Pediatric Antibiotic Stewardship Conference; Washington University in St. Louis/Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society/Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (2019)
  • "Pediatric Urinary Tracy Infections: Opportunities for Emergency Department and Discharge Antibiotic Stewardship" International Pediatric Antibiotic Stewardship Conference; Washington University in St. Louis/Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society/Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (2019)
  • "Global Antimicrobial Resistance" MPH Program; Daemen College (2019)
  • "Global Antimicrobial Resistance:Superbugs Lurking in Our Midst" Community for Global Health Equity; University at Buffalo (2019)
  • "Antibiotic Overuse in Children" Media Interview; In Good Health (2019)
  • "First-line antibiotic use varies for pediatric respiratory, ENT infections" Media Interview; Infectious Diseases in Children (2018)
  • "Adherence to Acute Otitis Media Guidelines in Pediatricians' Offices, Urgent Care Centers and a Pediatric Emergency Department" ID Week; Infectious Diseases Society of America (2018)
  • "Antibiotic Utilization for Pneumonia and Other Respiratory Infections in Pediatricians' Offices, Urgent Care Centers and a Pediatric Emergency Department" ID Week; Infectious Diseases Society of America (2018)
  • "Adherence to Pharyngitis Management Guidelines by Outpatient Pediatric Providers" International Pediatric Antibiotic Stewardship Conference; Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (2018)
  • "Vancomycin Use in Children with Severe Sepsis at a Freestanding Children‘s Hospital" International Pediatric Antibiotic Stewardship Conference; Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (2018)
  • "Antibiotic Use and Outcomes in Necrotizing Enterocolitis" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies; ID: Antimicrobial Stewardship and Safety (2018)
  • "Vancomycin Use in Children with Severe Sepsis at a Freestanding Children‘s Hospital" 47th Annual Congress; Society of Critical Care Medicine (2018)
  • "Consistent Differences Between Wound Culture and Osteoarticular Infection Staphylococcus aureus Susceptibilities and Institutional Antibiograms at a Children’s Hospital" ID Week; Infectious Diseases Society of America (2017)
  • "Interferon Gamma Release Assay Performance in Pediatric Tuberculosis Disease in California" ID Week; Infectious Diseases Society of America (2017)
  • "Variability in Management of Acute Osteoarticular Infections at a Children's Hospital and Favorable Outcomes with Increasing Early Transition to Oral Therapy" ID Week; Infectious Diseases Society of America (2017)
  • "Antibiotic-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Intestinal Carriage in Children" Monthly Conference; Jericho Road Community Health Center (2017)
  • "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)
  • "Changing Epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus at Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, 2012-2016" Spring Clinical and Scholarly Exchange Day; University at Buffalo (2017)
  • "IGRAs in Pediatrics? Increasing Evidence Indicating Superior Test Performance and that Utilization Should Be Standardized" Annual Conference; National Tuberculosis Controllers Association (2017)
  • "Current National Measles Outbreak and Importance of Vaccination" Media Interview; Erie County Department of Health (2017)
  • "The Current National Measles Outbreak and Importance of Vaccination" Regional Press Conference; Erie County Department of Public Health (2017)
  • "Influenza Infection and Vaccination" Media Interview; Kiss 98.5; Janet & Nick in the Morning (2016)
  • "Antimicrobial Stewardship in Pediatrics" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Travel Club (2016)
  • "One Journey in Global Health and a Top 10" Monthly Seminar Series; University at Buffalo Pediatric Global Health Interest Group/Family Medicine Global Health Scholars (2016)
  • "Antimicrobial Stewardship in Pediatrics" 'Lunch and Learn' Community Educational Series; Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2016)
  • "Antibiotic-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Colonization in Healthy U.S. Children" ID Week; Infectious Diseases Society of America (2015)
  • "Some 4% of Healthy U.S. Children Carry Antibiotic-Resistant E.coli Isolates" Media Interview; Pediatric News (2015)
  • "Antimicrobial Stewardship in Pediatrics" Pediatric Grand Rounds; University at Buffalo (2015)
  • "IGRAs in Pediatrics: The Latest Evidence and Experience" Annual Conference; National Tuberculosis Controllers Association (2015)
  • "ESBL-producing Bacterial Carriage and Associated Risk Factors in a Cohort of Healthy Children Residing in Kansas" General Meeting; American Society of Microbiology (2015)
  • "IGRAs in Pediatrics: The Latest Evidence and Experience" Invited Presentation; Houston Pediatric Society (2015)
  • "Tuberculosis Screening in Children: A Current Appraisal of Risk Analysis and Use of IGRAs" Pediatric Grand Rounds; Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (2014)
  • "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)
  • "IGRAs for the Evaluation of LTBI in Young Children: Evidence and Experience" North American Regional Conference; International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases (2013)
  • "Animal Exposures and Human Infections" 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 Diseases Society of America (2010)
  • "Leishmaniasis" MPH Student Presentation; BRAC University James P. Grant School of Public Health (2008)
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Service Activities:

  • Leadership Buffalo: Essentials Program; Invited Participant (2019)
  • Oishei Children's Hospital: Urinary Tract Infection Management Guidelines Multidisciplinary Committee Initiator and Co-Lead (2019–present)
  • Oishei Children's Hospital: Osteoarticular Infection Management Guidelines Multidisciplinary Committee Initiator and Leader (2017–2018)
  • University at Buffalo: Multi-Disciplinary Symposium/Workshop - Antimicrobial Resistance and the Environment; Coordinator (2017–2018)
  • University at Buffalo: Education Advisory Council for the Community of Excellence in Global Health Equity; Member (2017–present)
  • University at Buffalo: Study Abroad Program (Costa Rica); Contributor (2017)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Antimicrobial Stewardship Sessions; Coordinator (2017–present)
  • University at Buffalo: Study Abroad Incubator (Costa Rica); Invited Participant (2017)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatrics Clinical Core Competency Committee; Committee Member (2016–present)
  • California State University: 28th Annual Student Research Competition Juror (2014)
  • American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene: CTropMed Exam Working Group Committee; Committee Member (2013)
  • Children's Hospital of Oakland: Pediatric Infectious Diseases Medical Student and Resident Educational Rotation Program; Coordinator (2012–2014)
  • Annals of Epidemiology; Peer Reviewer (2010–present)
  • BMC Infectious Diseases; Peer Reviewer (2010–present)
  • BMC Public Health; Peer Reviewer (2010–present)
  • Clinical Pediatrics; Peer Reviewer (2010–present)
  • Clinical Therapeutics; Peer Reviewer (2010–present)
  • Global Pediatric Health; Peer Reviewer (2010–present)
  • JAMA Pediatrics; Peer Reviewer (2010–present)
  • Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health; Peer Reviewer (2010–present)
  • Journal of Infectious Diseases; Peer Reviewer (2010–present)
  • American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Peer Reviewer (2010–present)
  • Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology; Peer Reviewer (2010–present)
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases Journal; Peer Reviewer (2010–present)
  • Tropical Medicine and International Health; Peer Reviewer (2010–present)
  • 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)

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Contact Information

UBMD Pediatrics
Division of Infectious Diseases
1001 Main Street
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0150
Fax: (716) 323-0296
shamimis@buffalo.edu

This faculty member is affiliated with UBMD, practicing physicians who are also professors in the Jacobs School.

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