Dr. Arslan Saleem

Specialty: Biostatistics
Department Affiliation: Shalamar School of Allied Health Sciences

Professional Summary

Mr. Arslan Saleem Chughtai completed his Masters from College
of statistical and Actuarial Sciences, University of the Punjab Pakistan

in 2009 and to advances the Education in 2019 by completing his M. Phil degree from
University of Sargodha, Sargodha. As
a trainee he was selected and completed internships in National internship
Program (NIP) in Department of
Health, Secretariat
and Directorate
General Health Punjab
(2011) followed by Punjab Youth Internship Program (2012).

his early carrier(2011-2012) he become part of Asian Development Bank
(ADB) project and for short period of time served as Sorting Officer (BPS-16) in Examination of Department, University
of health Sciences (UHS), Pakistan

2013 to 2021 he was teaching in reputed organizations like Rashid Latif Medical College, Lahore and University of Lahore, Lahore School of
Pharmaceutical Sciences, Lahore

Currently he is serving as Senior Lecture
Biostatistics in Shalamar School of Allied Health Sciences.     

Academic Profile

  • M.Phil. Statistics
    University of Sargodha
  • M.Sc. Biostatistics
    University of the Punjab
  • B.Sc. (Zoo. Bot. Chem.)
    Govt. College Township, Lahore
  • Research Associate
    Dec 2010 – Apr 2011
    Asian Development Bank
  • Statistical Officer
    Jun 2013 – Oct 2017
    DME, Rashid Latif Medical College
  • Senior Lecturer
    Oct 2017 – Feb 2019
    UIPT, University of Lahore
  • Statistical Officer/ Senior Lecturer
    Mar 2019 – Jul 2021
    DME, Rashid Latif Medical College
  • Senior Lecturer
    Jul 2021 – to date
    Shalamar School of Allied Health Sciences, Lahore

Conferences & Workshops Attended

  • 7th International Conference on world statistics day, Oct 2010
  • 3rd International Conference statistical science, Nov 2010
  • Medical writing, April 2014
  • Research Methodology, April 2015
  • Pitfalls in MCQs Development, March 2017
  • Teaching Believes, March 2017
  • Development of MCQs, May 2017
  • MCQs Design, May 2017
  • Mendeley Presentation, Dec 2017
  • Meta-Analysis Introduction and Application, April 2018
  • Qualitative Research methodology & Data Analysis using NVivo12, Jan 2019
  • Systematic Review And Literature Search With Live Demonstration, Jan 2021
  • Qualitative Research And Analysis Through N-Vivo Software, Jan 2021
  • Medical Writing, Jan 2021
  • The Qualitative Research, Jan 2021
  • Qualitative Data Analysis Using SPSS, Dec 2021
  • How to Get Publication in Impact Factor Journals and Boost your Publications through PubMed and Google Scholar, Jan 2022
  • How to use Innovative Techniques in Teaching; Qualitative Analysis with QDA Lite, Jan 2022

Workshops Conducted

  • Standard Settings in Examination, April 2017
  • Scientific Writing using different software, 2020
  • Reference citation in research writing using reference manager, Nov, 2021
  • Basic Research Skills of Citation Management using EndNote and Data Analysis using SPSS, Dec 2022

Research & Publications

1.   1.       Prognostically Significant Fusion Oncogenes in Pakistani
Patients with Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and their Association with
Disease Biology and Outcome
, Asian Pacific J Cancer Prev,
13, 3349-3355

2.       Characterization of Common Fusion Oncogenes As Prognostic
Molecular Identities in Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Identifies the Need
for Genetic Testing At Presentation, Molecular Prognostication and Differential
Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer
Prevention, Vol 13, 2012;5469-5475

3.       Five Most Common Prognostically
Important Fusion Oncogenes are detected in the Majority of Pakistani Pediatric
Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Patients and are Strongly Associated with Disease
Biology and Treatment Outcome.
Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention: APJCP
01/2012; 13(11):5469-5475.

4.       In hospital
mortality and morbidity in patients with poor left ventricular function with
reference to On-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting- Experience at a Tertiary
Care Cardiac Center.
JAIMC Vol 10. No. 1 JAN. –MAR 2012, Pg 1-5

5.       Efficacy and tolerability of Levetiracetam and Topiramate in
patients with epilepsy
, Annals of
KEMU Vol. 18, No. 2 APR-JUN 2012 pg143-146

6.       Frequency of
post-operative wound infection in open heart surgery.
J Cardiovasc Dis 2013; Vol 11. Issue No. 3 pg 70-73

7.       Frequency of
various risk factors among patients with myocardial infection.
JRLMC, Vol 2. Issue No. 1 JAN-JUN 2014 pg 30-32

Delayed repair of major bile duct injuries – a tertiary care hospital
Biomedica Vol. 30,
Issue 3, Jul. – Sep., 2014\Bio-6.

Assessment of Knowledge and Practices of Plain Water and Filtered Water
Consumers regarding Diarrheal Diseases.
Pak J Med Health Sci Oct – Dec 2018;12(4):1703-5

Association of Low Back Pain with Piriformis Muscle Tightness in
University Students.
Pak J Physical
Therapy Jun 2018; 1(2):24-8.

Facilities Available for Cerebral Palsy Children in Different Health
Care Setups of Lahore.
Pak J Physical
Therapy Mar 2018; 1(1):29-34.

12.   The Hormonal Levels of Estrogen in Second and Third Trimesters of
Gestational Diabetes Mellitus patients with or without Family History
. Pak J Med Health Sci Jan – Mar 2018;

Quantitative comparison of handgrip strength between cardiac patients
and age matched healthy controls using a handheld dynamometer.
Khyber Med Uni Med J Oct – Dec 2018;

Fear of fall among geriatric population. Rawal Med J Mar 2019; 44(1):64-6.

The hormonal levels of progesterone in second and third trimesters of
gestational diabetes mellitus patients with or without family history
. Pak J Med Health Sci Dec 2019;

16. Frequency of Plantar Fasciitis among Traffic Wardens of Lahore. Biomedica Oct – Dec 2019; 35(4):200-2.

17.  Correlation of Diastasis of Rectus Abdominis Muscle in Patients with
Low Back Pain in Lahore.
Journal of Physical Therapy (PJPT). 2020:1-6.

18.  Association of Low Back Pain with Piriformis Muscle Tightness in
University Students.
Journal of Physical Therapy (PJPT). 2020 Sep 18:24-8.

19. Prevalence of Myofascial Trigger Points in Neck Pain with its
Associated Risk Factors in Undergraduate Students of Physical Therapy
Department of University of Lahore.
Journal of Physical Therapy (PJPT). 2020:03-8.

20. Clinical Study of Antibiotics Resistance of Bacterial Pathogens
Associated with Diabetic Foot Ulcers.
Asian Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 2020:7(2).

Comparison of Medical and Fine Arts Students in Terms of Their Level of
Stress and Depression during Academic Years
. Pakistan Journal of Physical Therapy (PJPT), 2021; pp.23-26.

22.Comparison of Hand Grip Strength in Elite Rock Climbers and Novice Rock
Climbers Using Dynamometer.
Journal of Physical Therapy (PJPT).
2021 Aug 12:19-22.

23. Effects of Stair Climbing Training on Cardiopulmonary Endurance in Gym
Pakistan Journal of Medical
& Health Sciences, 2022; 16(03). Pg 128-30. doi: 10.53350/pjmhs22163128

24. Association of Preeclampsia with Low Platelet Count among Pregnant
Females Presenting during Third Trimester.
Pakistan Journal of Medical & Health Sciences, 16(03), pp.126-126.
doi: 10.53350/pjmhs22163126

Comparison of Magnesium Sulphate Loading Dose with & without
Maintenance Regimen for Management of Patients Presenting with Eclampsia,
Randomized Control Trial.
Pakistan Journal of Medical & Health
Sciences, 2022; 16 (03). Pg 138-40

26. Anxiety of Caregivers in Tele-rehabilitation Sessions during COVID 19. Pakistan Journal of Medical & Health
Sciences, 2022; 16(07), pp.438-438. doi: 10.53350/pjmhs22167438

27. Knowledge, Awareness and Practice of Oral Motor Exercises among Speech
and Language Therapists/Pathologists in Various Disorders.
Pakistan Journal of Medical & Health
Sciences, 2022; 16(07), pp.479-479. doi: 10.53350/pjmhs22167479

28.    Parental Stress of Pakistani Families with Children Who has
Developmental Disabilities.
Pakistan Journal of Medical & Health Sciences, 2022; 16(08), pp.514-514. doi: 10.53350/pjmhs22168514

29.  Perspective of Parental Satisfaction with Academia of Children with
Down syndrome and Intellectual Disability.
Pakistan Journal of Medical & Health Sciences, 2022; 16(08),
pp.518-518. doi; 10.53350/pjmhs22168518z

30.   Correlation of Vitamin D with Monocytes and Lymphocytes in Care Takers
       of Tuberculosis Patients.
        Journal of Medical & Health Sciences, 2022; 16(09), pp.467-469. doi:

31.      Efficacy of Schirmer’s Test I and Tear Break Up-Time (TBUT) test among
Patients of Type II Diabetes with Dry Eye.
 Pakistan Journal of Medical & Health Sciences, 2022;
16(09), pp.595-595. doi: 10.53350/pjmhs22169595

32.      Language Development in 2-to-4-year-old Children with Cerebral Palsy. Pakistan Journal of Medical & Health
Sciences, 2022; 16(10), pp. 645-648. doi: 10.53350/pjmhs221610645

33.       Emotional Intelligence as
a Predictor of Academic Performance.

Pakistan Journal of Medical & Health Sciences, 2022; 16(10), pp. 636-637.
doi: 10.53350/pjmhs221610636

34.      Impact of Jaw Functional Status on Neck Flexor Endurance among Females.
J Shalamar Med Dent Coll, 2023;
4(1), pp274-79

rate of renal scarring in pediatric patients using dimer-captosuccinic acid
. Rawal Medical Journal. 2023 1;48(3):pp. 643-.46


·       Secretary,
Academic Council, Shalamar School of Allied health Sciences

·       Member,
Institutional Review Board, Shalamar School of Allied health Sciences

·       Member,
Institutional Financial Committee, Shalamar School of Allied health Sciences

·       Member,  Institutional Research Committee, Shalamar
School of Allied health Sciences

·       Biostatistician, Journal of Avicenna Medical College