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Saima Hamid

Dr. Saima Hamid, is serving as a Vice-Chancellor, Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan, since October 11, 2019. As a chief academic officer of the University, she is responsible for the policy making and advancement of the academic and scholarly life of the University. Dr. Hamid completed her PhD from the prestigious Department of Public Health, Karolinska Institute, Sweden, in 2010. Dr. Hamid is a highly accomplished professional with over 21 years teaching and research experience. Her areas of interest are Reproductive Health, Adolescent Health, Family planning, Health systems and implementation science. Dr. Hamid has published in reputable journals nationally and internationally. She has led many research projects and published several research papers/articles in indexed scientific journals. Dr. Hamid has initiated and consolidated various collaborations with various institutions and universities nationally and internationally. Dr. Hamid has been a member of numerous organizations and working groups including: Global Implementation Society, Public Health Association of Pakistan, Population Association of Pakistan, White Ribbon Alliance of Pakistan, SUN Academia & Research Network Pakistan (SUNAR, Pak), Public Health Department Alumni Network, Karolinska Institute, Sweden, Technical Working Group (TWG) of Ministry of National Health Services Regulations & Coordination on Maternal Child Health, Midwifery, Task Force NDMA and MISP. Dr. Hamid is also an office holder of several statutory bodies at the University and currently serves as a member of different committees of Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan, and other public sector universities of Pakistan.