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Farhan Pervaiz, MD MPH

Farhan Pervaiz, MD, MPH, is a post-doctoral Fellow in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He is an Emergency and Primary Care Physician, having completed his Medical School and Residency at Michael G. Degroote School of Medicine, at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. His primary research focus is on the accuracy of lung ultrasound as a diagnostic tool for identifying pneumonia in pediatric patients in low- and middleincome countries. He is currently helping run the lung ultrasound component of the PCV Impact Assessment Trial in Sylhet, Bangladesh. In addition, his research background includes assessing the healthcare utilization, understandings of health visits, and medication adherence amongst refugees currently living in Beirut, Lebanon. He continues to practice as a staff Emergency Physician in Waterloo and Chatham-Kent, Ontario.