Dr. Abdul Rao USF Is Extremely Intelligent And Has Authored 130 Publications
Dr. Abdul Rao USF has contributed immensely in the field of medical sciences. Over the years his dedication and hard work has been acknowledged as a great input in the advancements of medical sector. Till date, he has been awarded with numerous honors such as British Vice Chancellor's Committee;
Professor Ad Honorem, Universidada de Antioquia, Medellin, Columbia; Distinguished Professor Award by The Institute of Kidney Diseases & Research Center, Ahmedabad, India, etc. Dr. Abdul Rao USF is an extremely intelligent personality. He has authored more than 130 publications in peer reviewed journals and book chapters.
Other than that, he has presented more than 180 lectures and served the editorial board of the journal Transplantation and Graft. Besides, he has worked as the reviewer for Immunology, Life Sciences, Nature Medicine, Liver Transplantation Surgery, Surgery, and many other scientific journals.
He has mentored more than 25 junior faculty and post-doctoral fellows and more than 20 pre-doctoral candidates. He has also served the USF Health as Vice Dean for Research and Graduate Studies for the College of Medicine as the Senior Associate Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies.
Furthermore, he also played a vital role in Tennessee Council of Graduate Deans by spearheading a mission to transform the education and training of doctoral students in social sciences and physical sciences.
About Dr. Abdul Rao: Dr. Abdul S. Rao did his medical degree from Dow Medical University, Karachi, Pakistan, in 1983. After completing his residency training in Orthopedic Surgery, Abdul Rao USF joined the Department of Physiology, Boston University School of Medicine and graduated in 1989 with a M.A., in Physiology.
He completed a year of post-doctoral Research Fellowship in the Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Abdul Rao joined the Nuffield Department of Surgery, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, as a Clinical Instructor from 1990-1993. He graduated from the University of Oxford with a D.Phil., (Doctor of Philosophy) in Transplantation Immunology in 1993.