Research Team

The Research team for TBMM meets once a month and includes representatives from the UK, South Asia and East Africa. These researchers and collaborators represent the interests of the wider network, guiding the strategic direction of research and activities.

The Union

Professor Yan Lin

Senior Advisor
Institute of Psychiatry (IoP), Pakistan

Dr Faiza Aslam

Coordinator and Research Fellow

Professor Asad Nizami

Director of IoP, Benazir Bhutto Hospital, Rawalpindi Medical University
Public Health England

Ian Walker

Consultant in Global Public Health
Peshawar Medical College (PMC), Pakistan

Dr Muhammad Irfan

Professor/Head of the Department of Psychiatry & Director of Research
University of York (UoY), UK

Dr Najma Siddiqi

Clinical Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry

Alexander Jarde

Research Associate Global Health (Multimorbidity)

Professor Kamran Siddiqi

Professor in Global Public Health

Professor David Torgerson

Director, York Trials Unit

Professor Catherine Hewitt

Professor of Trials and Statistics and Deputy Director of York Trials Unit

Nicky Traynor

Research Project Co-ordinator/Administrator

Dr Helen Elsey

Senior Lecturer in Global Health
Kings College London (KCL), UK

Dr Brendon Stubbs

Clinical Lecturer
ARK Foundation (ARK), Bangladesh

Professor Rumana Huque

Executive Director, ARK Foundation, and University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
Khyber Medical University (KMU), Peshawar

Dr Saima Afaq

Assistant Professor and PhD Coordinator

Professor Zia Ul Haq

Vice Chancellor and Professor of Public Health
Hayatabad Medical Complex (HMC), Pakistan

Professor AH Aamir

Chairman provincial Task force on Diabetes Executive committee and a member of Federal Task force On Diabetes.
Aga Khan University (AKU), Pakistan

Dr Sameen Siddiqi

Professor and Chair, Department of Community Health Sciences
National TB Control Program (NTP), Pakistan

Dr Razia Fatima

National TB Control programme, Pakistan. Chief Research The Common Unit to Manage TB AIDS and Malaria
Epidemiological Laboratory (EpiLab), Sudan

Dr Asma El Sony

Executive Director
National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR), Tanzania

Dr Nyanda Elias Ntinginya

Centre Director

Dr Theodora Mbunda

Public Health Specialist and Research Scientist
IMPALA Consortium - Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM), Kenya

Dr Uzochukwu Egere

Postdoctoral Research Associate (Health Systems)
Centre for Injury Prevention and Research (CIPRB), Bangladesh

Dr Mashreky

Director
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa TB Programme, Pakistan