|2013 - Present||Associate Professor, Nova Southeastern University ‐ Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography, Department of Biological Sciences|
|2000 - 2003||MSc, University of British Columbia|
|1984 - 1989||M.D., Kabul Medical University|
Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Near-Death Experience Annals of International Medical and Dental Research (2018)
Throughout human history, there have been numerous reports of a baffling process when individuals have come to the brink of death. This process, referred to as near death experiences (NDEs), cause an individual to experience ...
Periodontitis in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Annals of International Medical and Dental Research (2018)
Periodontitis is a chronic, inflammatory disease that is characterized by swollen gums, degradation of jaw structure, and potentially tooth loss. Like Periodontitis, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus is also highly prevalent and largely multifactorial. Type 2 ...
The Importance of Preventative Medicine in Conjunction with Modern Day Genetic Studies Genes & Diseases (2018)
Genetic screening in the primary care setting is the future of preventative medicine. Genetic testing is an important medical tool for assessing various inheritable diseases, conditions, and cancers. The ability to diagnose patients before symptoms ...
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI) Efficiency, and Comparison to Alternative Antidepressant Treatments Annals of International Medical and Dental Research (2018)
Depression is one of the most important causes of disability-adjusted life years. Currently, the majority of patients are treated with SSRIs. However, the effectiveness of SSRIs is questionable. Method: The purpose of this study was ...
Treatment Outcomes of Mohs Surgery vs. Imiquimod in Basal Cell Carcinoma Annals of International Medical and Dental Research (2018)
Background: Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) is a type of skin cancer, and a growing number of cases are diagnosed each year. There are many treatment options available, however finding the best treatment that has the ...
Major Complications and Management Options of Obesity Annals of International Medical and Dental Research (2017)
Obesity is a disorder that consists of many factors, which has become a global epidemic since it is associated with various crucial diseases, such as diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, stroke, sleep apnea, as well as ...
Meditation Experience Associated with Structural Neuroplasticity Annals of International Medical and Dental Research (2017)
The intention of the review is to evaluate several studies regarding meditation and its association with structural neuroplasticity. The analysis of the studies would be evaluated based on its methods and results, with respect to ...
Comparison of Computer-Assisted Instruction (CAI) versus Traditional Textbook Methods for Training in Abdominal Examination (Japanese Experience) Medical Education (2004)
PurposeThis study aimed to compare the effects of computer-assisted, text-based and computer-and-text learning conditions on the performances of 3 groups of medical students in the pre-clinical years of their programme, taking into account their academic ...
Surgical Management of Dyslipidemia: Clinical and Experimental Evidence Journal of Investigative Surgery (2001)
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is still a major cause of mortality in developed countries, and dyslipidemia is one of its major causes. In an attempt to reduce both mortality and morbidity from CAD, several dietary, ...