Maria Q. Husain


Education:

  • University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
    Ophthalmology Residency
  • University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
    Preliminary Year in Medicine
  • University of South Florida College of Medicine Tampa, FL
    Doctor of Medicine, Gold Humanitarian Honor Society Honoree
    Scholarly Concentration: International Medicine
  • University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
    B.S. in Biomedical Sciences, Magna Cum Laude
    Honors Thesis: "Fatimid Architecture andits Context in Today's World
  • University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Exchange program


Leadership:

  • President, USF College of Medicine Class of 2010
  • Vice President, USF College of Medicine Student Council
  • Student Delegate to USF Health Visioning Exercise
  • Vice President to APAMSA (Asian Pac. American Medical Student Association)
  • Organization Chair, USF College of Medicine Student Coucil
  • Vice President of Community Service, USF College of Medicine Class 2010
  • Vice President of Muslim Youth Organization


Research and Publications:

 

Publications
  • Cervical cancer screening among HIV-infected women in a health department settings. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2010 Aug; 24(8):471-5
    Logan JL, Khambaty (Husain) MQ, D'Souza KM, Menezes LI
Book Chapters
  • Corneal epithelial dystrophies. In: Zwaan J, ed. Decision Making in Ophthalmology. Philadelphia: JayPee Medical Publishing: 2013
    Husain MQ, Yee R
  • Corneal stromal dystrophies. In: Zwaan J, Ed. Decision Making in Ophthalmology. Philadelphia: JayPee Medical Publishing:2013
    Husain MQ, Yee R.
  • Pigment alterations of the iris In: Zwaan J, ed. Decision Making in Ophthalmology. Philadelphia: JayPee Medical Publishing:2013
    Husain MQ.
Abstracts
  • Eyes on Quality. Quality Improvement in Healthcare and Patient Safety Symposium
    Poster presentation--Scott and White Healthcare. September 14, 2013
    Agange N, Husain M et al.
  • Ocular Hypertension Profile in Pterygium Excision Patients. Invest Ophthal Vis Sci 511:5629, 2013.
    Husain M, Nguyen A, Nagi K.
  • Local heath departments: A point source to prevent cervical cancer among HIV-infected women. America Public Health Associateion 136:18157, 2008.
    Khambaty (Husain) MQ, Logan JL, Menezes LI, D'Souza KM, Lapcevic WA, Wang t.
Presentations
  • 34th Annual Alamo City Clinical Ophthalmology Conference, San Antonio, TX
    Histopathologic Characteristics as a Predictor of Recurrence in Pterygia
  • 33rd Annual Alamo City Clinical Ophthalmology Conference, San Antonio, TX
    Ocular Hypertension Profile in Pterygium Excision Patiets
  • Invited Speaker, Hillsborough County Health Department, Tampa, FL
    Recommendations on health policy changes based on data from cevical cancer screening data and literature
Research Experience
  • USF Department of Ophthalmology
    Preceptor: David Richards, MD
    Examining the use of Krypton Lasers in Laser Peripheral Iridoplasty
  • Moffitt Cancer Research Center
    Preeptors: Julie Djeu, PhD and Ed Seto, PhD
    Stat3 activity in melanoma cells affecting migration of immune cells. Research experience, including performing immunohistological staining and ELISA assays


Volunteer:

  • Teaching Medical Students the Ophthalmological Exam
  • BRIDGE Clinic
  • Clinical Observership in Ophthalmology at Zulekha Hospital, Dubai, UAE
  • Brandon Outreach Clinic
  • Judeo Christian Clinic
  • Ronald McDonald Van
    Acted as a liason to bring this mobile treatment facility providing physicals and primary care needs to schools
  • USF STARS
    Contributed 1000 hours as a class to various projects at Carl Sagan Academy and raised over $2000 for the school
  • Arabic Tutor, Al Markaz-e-Burhani


Honors and Awards:

  • Summer Research Fellowship, USF Office of Research
  • Dean's List
  • Research Scholars Program
  • Robert C. byrd Honors Scholarship
  • President's Scholarship
  • Florida Bright Future, 100% Tuition


Professional Organizations:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Texas Medical Association


Certifications:

  • VISX Laser Certification
  • Basic Life Support


Languages:

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Gujrati
  • Urdu