Prof Asim Jamal Shaikh is an Associate Professor, Consultant Medical Oncologist and Division chief of Medical Oncology, Department of Hematology and Oncology, at The Aga Khan university Hospital Nairobi. Dr. Shaikh received his Internal Medicine Residency and Medical Oncology Fellowship training from Pakistan. He is a Fellow of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan in the subjects of internal medicine and medical oncology, and The Royal college of Physicians UK. Prof Shaikh has a Leadership Diploma from Harvard Kennedy School of Executive education USA, and the Graduate School of Media at The Aga Khan University.
He is actively involved in clinical service and research. His focus of clinical practice is in solid tumors. He has published widely and specially recently on genomic and clinical aspects of Kenyan and East African women with breast cancer. He Leads the Kenyan Metastatic breast cancer network (www.kmbcn.org ) in Kenya .
Prof Shaikh is the recipient of several international collaborative grants as clinical investigator for oncology research including the SPARC grant from the UICC. He has laid the foundation of medical oncology fellowship programs at the Aga Khan University in Nairobi, and with his academic interests supervises several master level students to their thesis related to cancer studies.