Spotlight on Testing: Genital Ulcer Disease

Originally published on November 2, 2023

Lecture Presenter

Salika M. Shakir, PhD, D(ABMM)

Salika M. Shakir, PhD, D(ABMM)

Assistant Professor (Clinical)
University of Utah School of Medicine
Medical Director, Microbial Amplified Detection, AFB
ARUP Laboratories

Dr. Salika M. Shakir is a medical director for Microbial Amplified Detection and AFB at ARUP Laboratories, and an assistant professor (clinical) at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She received her doctorate degree in microbiology and then pursued a research fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC). Dr. Shakir then completed fellowship training in medical and public health microbiology through the University of Utah and ARUP Laboratories. She is board certified by the American Board of Medical Microbiology. Her research and academic interests focus on the implementation of novel diagnostic assays for pathogen detection in clinical laboratories. She has also successfully conducted several industry-sponsored clinical research projects for diagnostic assays and devices in process for U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval.

Sponsored by:

University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, and ARUP Laboratories