Biography

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medical Education, UCF College of Medicine (2015-)
  • Visiting Scientist, National Laboratory for HIV Immunology, National HIV & Retrovirology Laboratories, Public Health Agency of Canada (2010-2015)
  • Research Fellow, Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Manitoba (2010-2015)
  • Instructor, Immunology and Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba (2009-2015)
  • Postdoctoral Associate, Allergy Asthma and Cancer Immunology, University of Manitoba (2007-2010)
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) National Training Program in Allergy and Asthma, University of Manitoba (2005-2007)

PUBLICATIONS:

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  • COVID-19 Trends and Forecast in the Eastern Mediterranean Region with a Particular Focus on Pakistan. Dil S, Dil N, Maken ZH. Cureus. 2020, 12;12(6):e8582.
  • Role‐play: An innovative immune response simulation session enhances understanding of abstract principles of immunology, N Dil. The FASEB Journal. 2019, 33 (S1), 766.29-766.29
  • How Postbaccalaureate Career Changer and Traditional Medical Students Differ Academically. Baill IC, Khallouq BB, Joledo O, Jacobs A, Larkin R, Dil N. South Med J. 2019, 112(12):610-616.
  • Developing a tool for observing group critical thinking skills in first-year medical students: a pilot study using physiology-based, high-fidelity patient simulations. Nguyen K, Ben Khallouq B, Schuster A, Beevers C, Dil N, Kay D, Kibble JD, Harris DM, Adv Physiol Educ. 2017, 1;41(4):604-611.

Awards:

  •  Innovative Teaching Award for effective use of innovative teaching methods in the curriculum, UCF College of Medicine, 2020.       
  •  M1 Golden Apple Award for teaching excellence, UCF College of Medicine, 2019.
  •  Early Career Educator Award for excellence in teaching and educational leadership, UCF College of Medicine, 2016.
  •  Teaching Excellence Award, Department of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, 2011.

 

 

Education & Specialties

  • PhD, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Fellowship, Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • Fellowship, Allergy and Asthma, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • Certification in Higher Education Teaching, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • MSc Pathology, College of Veterinary Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan
  • DVM, Gold Medalist, College of Veterinary Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan

 

Specialties:

  • Immunology
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Infectious Diseases

 

Teaching:

  • UCF MD Program
  • UCF COM/HCA -VA Rheumatology Fellowship Program
  • UCF Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program

 

Research Interests:

  • Evidence-Based Active Learning Pedagogies
  • Curriculum Development and Assessment
  • Learner Engagement
  • Public Health

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