Afshan Khan

AfshanAfshan Khan joined NICM in 2016 as a clinical research officer working on the complementary medicine health literacy study.

With over five years' experience in research and teaching environments at tertiary institutions in Australia and overseas, Afshan has developed and honed her skills in systematic reviews; longitudinal and clinical research; and health promotion.

She has previous research experience in maternal and child health, oral health and ageing and majored in epidemiology and international health streams. Afshan graduated from the Bachelor of Oral Sciences in 2006 and was awarded on academic record the Australian Development Scholarship to pursue a Master of Public Health from The University of Melbourne in 2010.

She has published seven manuscripts and two conference abstracts in high indexed international journals and presented at international conferences.


Research focus

  • Women's health
  • Epidemiology
  • Child Health
  • Oral health
  • Injury/Prevention

Publications


* Mariño R.J, Khan AR, Ham R, Khew CW, Stevenson C (2014), Pattern and factors associated with utilization of dental services among older adults in rural Victoria", Australian Dental Journal; vol 59(40), pp 504-510 (DOI: 10.1111/adj.12216)

* Mariño R.J, Khan AR, Ham R, Khew CW, Stevenson C (2014), Pattern and factors associated with utilization of dental services among older adults in rural Victoria", Australian Dental Journal; vol 59(40), pp 504-510 (DOI: 10.1111/adj.12216)

* Mariño R.J, Khan AR, Morgan M (2013), Systematic Review of Publications on Economic Evaluations of Caries Prevention Programs, Caries Research;47:265–272 (DOI: 10.1159/000346917)

* Khan N, Mir MU, Khan UR, Khan AR, Ara J, Raja K, Mirza FH (2014), The Current State of Poison Control Centers in Pakistan and the Need for Capacity Building, Asia Pacific Journal of Medical Toxicology, vol. 3(1), pp 31-35

* Khan UR, Zia N, Sayyeda A, Khan AR, Awan Safia, , Bhatti J, Hannan C, Shahbaz S, Razzak JA (2012), "Perceptions, Barriers, and Strategies of Women Pillion Riders about Helmet Use: a Qualitative Study from Pakistan",  Injury Prevention;18(Suppl 1):A193 (DOI:10.1136/injuryprev-2012-040590s.14)

* Khan AR, Qidwai W, (2013), Dental care (prevention and status) among family practice patients at a teaching hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, Ann Abbasi Shaheed Hosp Karachi Med Dent Coll Jan - Jun 2013;18(1):5-9

* NU Khan, UR Khan, A Feroze, SA Khan, N Ali, K Ejaz, AR Khan et al.(2016), Trends of acute poisoning: 22years' experience from a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, Journal of Pakistan Medical Association, Vol.66(10)

Conferences

* Khan AR, Awan W, Awan S et al. (2014), "Oral health comparisons between children and adolescents attending schools in Karachi, Pakistan (abstract), International Dental Journal

* Khan AR, Mariño R.J, Morgan M (2010), "Review of Economic Evaluations of Dental Caries Prevention Programs": IADR 88th General Session, Journal of Dental Research vol. 89(B)