Razia Latif


Dr. Razia Latif

Dr. Razia Latif Dr. Razia Latif

Associate Professor

MBBS, MD, DABP (USA), FAAP (USA)

Dr Razia Latif is Associate Professor and Clerkship Director of the Pediatric program at PUGSOM. She did her MBBS from Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan and then went on to do her Pediatric Residency training at State University of New York – Downstate Health Science Center (SUNY-HSC) in New York. She served as Chief Resident in the final year of her training at SUNY-HSC. Her subspecialty training in Pediatrics included a Fellowship in Ambulatory Pediatrics at Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, USA and a Fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, Michigan, USA.

Dr Razia has vast experience in clinical and academic Pediatrics in various settings in USA, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan. For over 12 years prior to joining PUGSOM, she was actively involved in the teaching of medical students and post graduate trainees in Pediatrics at a private medical college in Karachi, Pakistan. She also served as an Examiner in Pediatrics for medical students and post graduate trainees.

Dr Razia is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. She is a Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics and a Member of the Section on Infectious Diseases of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She has several publications in peer reviewed journals. Her special interests include Medical Education and Infectious Diseases in children.

Razia Latif, M.C. Thirumoorthi, Joyce A. Buckley, Denise M. Kobos, M.K. Aravind, Ralph E. Kauffman, Adnan S. Dajani. Pharmacokinetic and Clinical Evaluation of Moxalacatam in Infants and Children. Developmental Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 3:222-231, 1981.

Razia Latif and Teresita A. Laude. Steroid Acne in a 14 Month-Old Boy. Cutis. 29:373-376, 1982.

Razia Latif and Adnan S. Dajani. Ceftriaxone diffusion into cerebrospinal fluid of chidren with meningitis. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 23:46-48, 1983.

Razia Latif and Adnan S. Dajani. Comparison of a miniaturized culture test and sheep blood agar for the recovery of group A streptococci from throat cultures. Pediatric Infectious Diseases. 2:102-104, 1983.

Razia Latif and Thomas C. Shope. Herpes Zoster in normal and immunocompromised children. American Journal of Diseases of Children. 137:801-802, 1983.

Razia Latif. Malnutrition in children in the low socioeconomic area of Karachi. Pak Paed J. June2007; 31(2):53-57

Razia Latif. Morbidity pattern in a pediatric out patient department in Karachi. Pak Paed J. Mar 2008; 28(1):42-45

Razia Latif and Amir Omair. Weaning pattern of children from a low socioeconomic area of Karachi. Pak Paed J. Dec 2008; 32(4): 225-29

Razia Latif and Aiesha Ishaque. Parents’ perception of fever in children. Infect Dis J Pak 2010; 19(2): 175-178

Razia Latif and Aiesha Ishaque. Medical students’ and doctors’ perception of fever in children.
Infect Dis J Pak 2011; 20(3): 346-349

Fatima Jehangir, Razia Latif and Ejaz Vohra: Risk factors for pneumonia in children less than 5 years of age presenting at the outpatient clinic of a primary health center in Pakistan.
Infect Dis J Pak 2013; 22(1): 528-531

Sangeeta Santosh, Khalil Mobin and Razia Latif. Maternal Knowledge and Practices Regarding Prevention and Treatment of Common Cold in Children Under 6 Years of Age.
Infect Dis J Pak 2014; 23(4): 741-744

Razia Latif, Saba Safdar and Aiesha Ishaque. Medical Students’ and Doctors’ Knowledge about Influenza Disease and its Vaccine.
Pak J Med Dent 2015; 4(02): 30-34