Muhammad Ajmal Zahid
Dr. Muhammad Ajmal Zahid of Professor of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University. He obtained his basic medical degree from the King Edward Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan in 1975 and membership from the Royal College of Psychiatrists, UK in 1985. His areas of interest include psychosocial correlates of severe mental illness, workplace violence among the health care professionals, and psychiatric morbidity in general hospital medical outpatient and primary health care settings. In addition he has been involved in development of the undergraduate psychiatric curriculum. His achievements include development of (A) a somatic inventory to identify psychiatric morbidity in the physically ill patienets and (B) a violence scale to estimate the prevalence and the degree of violence among the medical health professionals. He has authored 35 publications and is recipient of numerous research and academic awards.