Anisa Mughal, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine

Countries: Ghana, Mozambique

Topics: Emergency Medicine, Global Health Systems/Delivery,  Implementation Science, Medical Education, Public Health, Substance Abuse

Anisa Mughal is an assistant professor within the Department of Emergency Medicine and core faculty at the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health. Dr. Mughal is originally from Salt Lake City, Utah. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh. During medical school, she received grant funding to study trauma patients in Cuenca, Ecuador. She was later selected as a Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellow to study common mental health disorder prevalence in patients on methadone maintenance therapy who test positive for HIV in Hanoi, Vietnam. During residency at Maricopa, Dr. Mughal became interested in implementation science and worked with the World Health Organization to implement a trauma registry at the provincial hospital in Maputo, Mozambique. She serves as a reviewer for Annals of Emergency Medicine and was selected as a Top Overall Reviewer during her first year of review. Her current research emphasis focuses on non-communicable diseases and burden of health in low and middle income countries.

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