Nahreen H. Ahmed, MD, MPH

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
3600 Spruce Street
5010 Gibson
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
BS (Science)
Widener University, 2006.
MD (Internal Medicine)
Drexel College of Medicine, 2010.
MPH (Public Health)
University of Illinois at Chicago, 2014.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Global health activities in the area of pulmonary and critical care including but not limited to Point-of-Care (POC) ultrasound training, curriculum building, and service and education in resource-limited areas and disaster response.

Description of Research Expertise

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
The Implementation and Assessment of a Point-Of-Care Ultrasound Training Program in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Co-investigator
Primary Investigator: Vikramjit Mukherjee MD
New York University Medical Center and Dhaka Medical College and Hospital

The Utility of A Community Needs Assessment in Resource-Limited Settings As A Guide to Quality Improvement
Co-Investigator
Primary Investigator: Vikramjit Mukherjee MD
New York University Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital

A Modified Checklist Improves Standard Care Orders in the Medical Intensive Care Unit
Co-Investigator
Primary Investigator: Dustin Fraidenberg MD
University of Illinois in Chicago

A Formal Educational Program to Improve Knowledge of Rapid Response Team Guidelines for Internal Medicine Residents
Co-Investigator
Primary Investigator: Min J. Joo MD
University of Illinois in Chicago

Treatment Outcomes in Patients with Non Tuberculous Mycobacteria
Research Assistant
Primary Investigator: Mehdi Merseidi MD
University of Illinois in Chicago

Selected Publications

Jesse Raiten, MD, Nahreen Ahmed, MD, Ashish Amyata, MD, Apurb Sharma, MD, Subhash Acharya, MD, Jill Lanahan, MD, Hazel Werlhof, MD, Hanjo Annie Ko, MD, Cindy Tsui, MD, Tariq Reza, MD, Smriti Bajracharya, MD, Ove Hagen, MD, Gentle Shrestha, MD: Perioperative Point-of-Care Ultrasound and Transesophageal Echocardiography in Resource-Limited Settings—A Focus on Nepal and Bangladesh. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 2020.

Michelle Lee MDCM, Illana Greenwald MD, Emma Sczudio, Isabel Fulcher MPH, Andrew Nangoli, Nahreen Ahmed MD, Gabriela Leon, William Cherniak MD : "Diagnosing Pediatric Pneumonia using a Novel Cloud-Enabled Point-of-Care ultrasound training program for Mid-Level Providers in Rural Uganda" American Public Health Association 2019.

Ahmed NH, Mukherjee V, Rouf A, Hanif A: Implications of a Needs-Assessment in a Public Hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh. American Thoracic Society May 2017 Notes: Poster presentation.

Ahmed N, Mukherjee V, Rouf A, Hanif A : Using A Community Needs Assessment in Resource-Limited Settings as A Guide to Quality Improvement Society of Critical Care Medicine 2017 Notes: Poster presentation.

Ahmed NH, Brosnahan S, Caplan-Shaw CL, Pradhan D, Leibert E, Condos R : Management Challenge: Absorption of Antituberculous Medications After Gastrectomy American Thoracic Society May 2016 Notes: Poster presentation.

Ahmed NH, Caplan-Shaw CL, Brosnahan S : Tackling a Challenging Case of Hyperbilirubinemia: Which is the Culprit? American Thoracic Society May 2016 Notes: Poster presentation.

Mahmoudi M, Ahmed NH, Wu B, Katzman D, Addrizzo-Harris D, Chitkara N : A Rare Cause of Respiratory Failure American Thoracic Society May 2016 Notes: Poster presentation.

Andriotis A, Ahmed NH, Nolan A : “I Can’t Walk”: An Unusual Presentation of Burkitt Lymphoma CHEST 2016 Notes: Poster presentation.

Ahmed NH, Berger K, Goldring R: Diagnosis of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: Which Oxygen Saturation Is Correct CHEST 2016 Notes: Poster presentation.

Andriotis A, Ahmed NH, Nolan A : A Case of a Rare and Devastating Consequence of Childhood Measles CHEST 2016 Notes: Poster presentation.

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Last updated: 10/22/2020
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