McMaster University

McMaster University

Muzafar Gani Abdul Wahab

Dr. Muzafar Gani Abdul Wahab, McMaster University, Department of Pediatrics, Division of NeonatologyDr. Muzafar Gani Abdul Wahab (Dr. Gani) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology.

Dr. Gani pursued his medical training in India, where he graduated from Madurai Medical College in 1991 and completed his postgraduate training in Pediatrics and Neonatology at Manipal University in 1997.

For the next several years he practised as a Neonatologist with the Ministry of Health at Al Adan Hospital and Al Ahmadi Hospital in Kuwait before joining the Neonatal Fellowship program at McMaster, which he completed in 2012. He is currently a candidate for a Masters in eHealth through McMaster, which he will complete in 2013. 

With 10 years of neonatal experience, Dr. Gani’s interests focus on optimizing health information technology adoption in neonatology, online and distance education, and functional echocardiography.

As a keen web-developer, Dr. Gani is always looking for new ways of integrating web interface for clinical and training purposes. Accordingly, he played a key role in the development and implementation of an electronic total parenteral nutrition (TPN) calculator software for McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH) and was the project leader and developer of an electronic database for daily rounds, hand-over and automated discharge summaries for the hospital. He also founded the MCH Neonatal Research Club, devoted to building research skills and providing training on statistical software.
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