Spotlight on Testing: Vaginitis Testing by TMA

Originally published on August 11, 2021

Lecture Presenter

Salika M. Shakir, PhD, (DABMM)

Salika M. Shakir, PhD, (DABMM)

Medical Director, Microbial Amplified Detection
ARUP Laboratories
Assistant Professor
University of Utah School of Medicine

Dr. Salika M. Shakir is a medical director in the Microbial Amplified Detection Laboratory at ARUP Laboratories and an assistant professor of pathology 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 a 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 molecular assays for pathogen detection in the clinical laboratory and effective utilization of these new diagnostic tests. She has also successfully conducted several industry-sponsored clinical research projects for diagnostic assays and devices in process for FDA approval.

Sponsored by:

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