Azam Ali Sher

Azam Ali Sher

AAS
Azam Ali Sher is a dual major Ph.D. candidate in Comparative Medicine and Integrative Biology (CMIB) & Environmental Sciences and Integrative Toxicology (EITS) at Michigan State University. By profession, he is a veterinarian and infectious diseases epidemiologist. His Ph.D. research focuses on studying the emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance among commensal and multi-drug resistant bacteria in the human gut microbiome. Besides his Ph.D. commitments, Azam is regularly dedicating time to educate the public and students from cross-disciplinary backgrounds about science and public health, particularly emerging infectious diseases, through videos, invited talks, and blogs. Recently, he organized an eight-weeks virtual training program for undergrad students of Pakistan, “Student Leaders in Public Health,” by engaging US graduate students with the collaboration of US Mission to Pakistan and Kher-Kun organization (founded by Azam in 2019). In his free time, Azam loves to play cricket, badminton, watch movies, and travel worldwide-aiming to finish check-in on all seven continents soon.