Neuroanaesthesia, General Anaesthesia specially difficult airway, Obstetric Anaesthesia, Paediatric Anaesthesia, Challenging Anaesthesia
Dr. Shahla Haleem did her graduation (M.B.B.S.) from G.S.V.M. Medical College, Kanpur, and post-graduation (D.A. & M.D.) in Anaesthesiology from J.N. Medical College, AMU Aligarh, in 1986 & 1988 respectively. She was awarded the degree of PhD (Anaesthesiology) in 2009, and the main domain of the doctoral research was "Surgery induced Stress". Her current research areas are: challenging anaesthesia with focus on neuroanaesthesia, difficult airway, and obstetric anaesthesia. Dr. Shahla joined the Aligarh Muslim University in 1987 first as Clinical Registrar, and then was appointed as Lecturer and successively promoted to the post of Professor in Anaesthesiology for her consistently outstanding performance. She was the Chairperson of the Department of Anaesthesiology for 3 years w.e.f. 25th July, 2012 to 24th July, 2015, during which she was instrumental in upgradation of the department (by addition of faculty and SR), OT (by installation of workstations & monitors) and ICU (by addition of dialysis machine). She has teaching experience of 33 years for UG students and 31yrs for PG students. Dr. Shahla has 97 research publications to her credit in various reputed journals including Anaesthesia Analgesia, Anaesthesia, British Journal of Anaesthesia, Neurosciences, JIMA, etc. She supervised 26 Research Scholar for MD & MS thesis, and coined 5 new medical terms. Two chapters written in the ?Textbook Manual of Clinics in Anaesthesiology? Chapter 1: ?An Approach to Obstetric Emergencies (APH, PPH, Obstetric sepsis, amniotic fluid embolism), and Chapter 2: ?Non-Invasive Monitoring? (in press) and many chapters written in conference souvenirs. Dr. Shahla worked as Specialist (Anaesthesiology) at the Maternity & Children Hospital, Holy Makkah (K.S.A) for 2 years, w.e.f. 19.5.1999 to 18.5.2001. Dr. Shahla lays great emphasis on practical training of undergraduate and postgraduate students, especially for latest workstations, multichannel monitors including BIS and Advanced Airway Devices in the operation theatres, and 'Spirobank' to perform spirometry in the OT and OPD. Dr. Shahla is Examiner/Expert for MD & DA Examination (Anaesthesiology) Thesis/Examination of several Universities. Recently she is actively participating in India Health Action Trust (IHAT) programs.