Dr Alshafi has been a consultant medical microbiologist since 1995. He has a wide range of clinical experience, including managing microbial diseases, the pathogenesis of infections and their clinical diagnosis, and in infection prevention and control. His academic experience includes management, teaching and postgraduate training.
Dr Alshafi's pre-consultant training was with the Hospital for Tropical Diseases (St Pancras), London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Western General Hospital (Edinburgh) and Hammersmith Hospital.
- Pathogenesis of infection
- Antimicrobial resistance
Key published papers
Evaluating compliance with national guidelines for the clinical, laboratory and public health management of tuberculosis in a low-prevalence English district. I Abubakear, D Chalkley, M McEvoy, N Stanley and K Alshafi, Public Health (2006) 120, 155-160.
Resistance determinants in strains of clostridium difficile from two geographically distinct populations. JS Bundle, PA James, PM Bennett, MB Avison, AP MacGowan and KM Alshafi, International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, 24 (2004) 619-621.
Needle-stick injuries in the National Health Service – a culture of silence. B Elmyeh, IS Whitaker, MJ James, CAA Chakil, A Galea and K Alshafi, Journal of the Royal Society of Medicines 2004, 97, 326-327.
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