Prof. Adeel Butt is currently Professor of Medicine and Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York and Qatar. A graduate of The Aga Khan University and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Prof. Butt completed a residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Infectious Diseases in the US. He also holds a degree in Clinical Effectiveness and Outcomes Research. Prof. Butt’s work, education and training experience spans several countries over five continents. Prof. Butt is a Fulbright Scholar, a Yale-Johnson and Johnson Scholar in International Health, a National Talent Pool Scholar, IDSA Training Faculty Scholar, and recipient of Abu Dhabi Health Services Company Excellence in Research Award, HMC Qatar Excellence in Health Services Research Award and multiple other national and international awards. Dr. Butt has lectured extensively around the world as a visiting professor and consulted with governmental and non-governmental organizations in building research, educational and training capacity in resource limited settings.
Over the past 20 years, Prof. Butt has held numerous senior academic positions, including Clinical Director, Residency Program Director, Division Chief, Department Chair, Institute Director and Corporate Chief Quality Officer. He has published over 150 papers in high impact medical journals, presented over 145 abstracts at major international conferences, and has mentored numerous young physicians and researchers who now hold key positions in academia.