Mr. Faiz will spend his fellowship year at Aga Khan University in Karachi under the mentor- ship of Romaina Tqbal, PhD, MPH, MS, Saad Omer, MBBS, MPH, PhD and Mohammed Ali, MBChB, MSc, MBA. His research will focus on the concordance of cardiometabolic risk and the effects of behavioral and social factors on concordance in Pakistani Households.
Mr. Faiz is a 4th year medical student at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Prior to Emory, Mr. Faiz obtained an MPhil in Applied Biological Anthropology from the University of Cambridge. After completion of medical school, he plans to continue his training in a com- bined internal medicine-pediatrics residency program and later cardiology. Mr. Faiz hopes to continue researching cardiometabolic disease while also being involved in the development of public health surveillance systems and the improvement of primary prevention of NCDs in South Asia and globally.