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Junaid Abdul Razzak, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.

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  • Director, Center for Global Emergency Care
  • Professor of Emergency Medicine
Male

Languages: English, Hindi, Urdu

Expertise

Emergency Medicine, Medical Informatics

Research Interests

Public Health and Emergency Care; Telemedicine; Injury; Cardiac Arrest ...read more

Locations

Johns Hopkins Emergency Med Sv

5801 Smith Avenue
Suite 3220
Baltimore, MD 21209 map

Background

Junaid Razzak, M.B.B.S., M.D., Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, Director of the Center for Global Emergency Medicine, and Director of the Tele-Emergency Medicine program. He also served as director of the Faculty Wellness Program in the Department of Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Razzak’s current research focus is on community-based interventions for preventing and improving the outcomes from acute illnesses. As director of telemedicine in the emergency medicine department, Dr. Razzak is leading an innovative clinical and research program on the use of technology in improving access to emergency care. 

Following his emergency medicine residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Dr. Razzak served as a member of faculty at Yale and Emory Universities. He also served as the founding chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine; and founding director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Center at Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan. Dr. Razzak was also the founding member of Aman Healthcare Services, a nonprofit organization in Karachi, and served as its CEO. He played a pivotal role in the establishment of emergency medicine as a specialty in Pakistan including establishing the first advanced life support service in the country.  Dr. Razzak has a Ph.D. in public health from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden.

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Titles

  • Director, Center for Global Emergency Care
  • Director, Tele-Emergency Medicine Program
  • Professor of Emergency Medicine

Departments / Divisions

Education

Degrees

  • MBBS; Aga Khan Medical College Aga Khan University (1994)

Residencies

  • Emergency Medicine; Yale-New Haven Hospital (2000)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine (Emergency Medicine) (2001)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Razzak's research is focused on the confluence of community health, emergency medicine, and technology. He has published on community-based care of injuries, cardiac arrest, and mass casualty events.  He is especially interested in studying innovations that will help leapfrog emergency care system development in low resource settings.

Technology Expertise Keywords

Telemedicine

Academic Affiliations & Courses

Graduate Program Affiliation

Department of International Health

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • Fellow, American College of Emergency Medicine
  • Diplomate, American Board of Emergency Medicine
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