Prof. Dr Huma Cheema
Professor / Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterology-Hepatology Children Hospital & Institute of Child Health, Lahore
Bio: Prof Cheema is the only Prof of Paediatric Gastroenterology in Pakistan and she
pioneered the Discipline of Paediatric Gastroenterology -Hepatology in Pakistan. She received a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2019 from the International Society of Genetic and Rare Diseases for life long dedication to research, global patient care and clinical counselling in the field of Lysosomal Storage Disorders. She has established the first Fellowship Program for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology in Pakistan and she is National Director of the Fellowship program in Paediatric Gastroenterology-Hepatology and Nutrition: College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP). She has established first Genetic diseases of Children center in Pakistan at Children’s Hospital in Lahore and tested 2500 patients and their parents free of charge in collaboration with a German Organization. She has also established the first Lysosomal Storage Disease LSD diagnostic and treatment center at Children’s Hospital Lahore. She has ongoing research collaborations with Prof Arndt Rolfs Germany, Yale University USA, University Children’s Hospital Munich Germany, and Boston Children’s Hospital, USA. She is also the Chairperson Pakistan Paediatric Association Gastroenterology-Hepatology and Nutrition group.