PakMed Program Development Team
PakMed software development comprises Murad Khan (as 'Program Developer') and Ken Fine (as 'Program Consultant'). However PakMed acknowledges the contribution of a number of notable persons who have inspired the 2-member PakMed Program Development Team through their professional counselling/guidance, and/or have helped this team in improving the PakMed software programs by their valuable suggestions/comments that have led to major improvement/correction in a PakMed program.
Residence: No. 3, Block A-3, Johar Town, Lahore, Pakistan
Office: Department of Biochemistry, Government Fatima Jinnah Medical College for Women, Queens Road, Lahore, Pakistan
Murad Khan, the developer of several biomedical software applications/programs presented from the platform of PakMed, is a medical graduate and teaches biochemistry in government medical colleges in Pakistan. He has worked as biomedical software consultant/ programmer for many projects of biomedical significance. He is the founder of PakMed Biomedical Solutions and owns this organization.
He has developed applications in/for Microsoft Office Access® and other platforms, for various teaching institutes, to maintain and manage the academic record of students, and to handle and analyze the scientific data of the research projects conducted there. Some of his computer applications/programs have won some prestigious testimonials/recognitions/certificates from international organizations/universities/persons. He provides consultancy to postgraduate fellows in biomedical field, with regards to their assigned projects, for postgraduate degrees.
He intends to work devotedly and determinedly for a research and software development project in nutrition, pharmacology, immunology, molecular biology, etc., in collaboration/association with any person of a prestigious university/institute, from any part of world. If someone has some offer/suggestion in this regard, please write him at email@example.com. PowerPoint slides and other types of files based mainly upon the lectures delivered by him can be downloaded from this Web site.
Boston, MA, USA
Ken Fine is the principal 'Program Consultant' of several biomedical software applications/programs presented from the platform of PakMed Biomedical Solutions. PakMed cordially acknowledges the proficient, inspirational and generous guidance/consultancy and support of this exceptionally erudite and innovative programmer and a very compassionate, thoughtful and knowledgeable person whose excellent personal, intellectual, and professional harmony, understanding and coordination with PakMed's 'Program Developer' have resulted in creation of a number of state of the art Access® applications/tools in various biomedical disciplines.
His self-written CV is as follows
EMD Pharmaceuticals, Billerica, MA (April 2002)
Powerful Access® 2000 databases, built to withstand the most intemperate FDA audits
BASF Biosearch Corp., Worcester, MA (1997 – 2000)
Created multiple Access® 8.0 applications for departments throughout the North American headquarters. Specific multiuser projects include
While originally recreating legacy Macintosh® systems, my scope has widened to designing and developing endotoxin, bioburden, water-quality and environmental monitoring databases that could stand as benchmarks for the industry.
CITY HALL, Boston, MA (July 1997 – Present)
Working for a variety of departments throughout City Hall, creating Access 8.0 systems for the following
City Hall exists solely to serve the needs of the city’s residents. Hundreds of calls can flood in every week. I wrote a multi-user Access® application that a half-dozen operators use to enter details of every constituent call. This program also automatically e-mails to department heads, and creates crosstab reports that give a new edge to productivity.
Another project tracks over twenty thousand dogs and their owners, printing licenses and calculating revenues generated from license renewals. Finally, the DND application uses OLE to combine Access® with Project® 98 such that project managers can view Gantt charts, based on the data stored in Access®. Access®-style reports are created, while project management graphics provide DND with the large plotter-generated charts that look good in presentations.
HEALTHSHIELD, Wakefield, MA (Nov 1999 – Present)
Creating a LIMS system for this producer of antimicrobial additives to household products. Besides calculating FDA compliance-levels, this Access® 2000 application also lets the scientists purchase supplies over the Internet.
HARVARD PILGRIM HEALTH CARE, Brookline, MA (Jan – Jun 1997)
Developed the HEDIS recertification database for this major Massachusetts H.M.O.
Also recreated the existing budget database, controlling over a million dollars of annual expenditures.
SCUDDER, STEVENS & CLARK, INC., Boston, MA (Sep 1996 - Mar 1997)
Access® database development for a variety of departments throughout the company. These applications are sophisticated yet flexible, giving users the opportunity to perform ad-hoc queries that pass SQL to reports at run-time. Specific projects include custody RFP (for review of fiduciary banking relationships), year-end budgeting, fund publishing analysis, customer feedback and document handling.
TAD RESOURCES INTERNATIONAL, Cambridge, MA (May - Sep1996)
Developed an Excel® application that enables branch managers throughout the country to create ‘Top 25’ lists for their accounts and their regional competitors. Using VBA, seven separate branch reports are combined into a workbook that is transferred to a floppy, which is subsequently combined through two higher corporate levels. At each level, the regional business activity and financial data (including a P&L) is evaluated. The entire application runs on VBA and is being used in over 300 offices in the US and Canada.
DIGITAL EQUIPMENT CORPORATION, Marlboro, MA (Sep 1995 - May 1996)
Design/creation of “Manager’s Workbench” in Access® and ESSBASE®. Managers in Europe, Asia and the US can use this application to enter Profit/Loss, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow data for all zones and businesses, specified by year and quarter. Custom password security prevents managers in one geographic area from gaining access to data for another country. Actual, budget and forecast reports are generated by SQL passed at run-time. This Access® application is integrated with ESSBASE® (an Excel® add-in) via DDE links (which shows how long ago this was)
Design, development, documentation and training of custom Windows® applications for departments throughout MFS, including
All applications developed in either Access® 2.0 or Excel® 4.0.
BOSTON FINANCIAL GROUP, Boston, MA (1993)
Designed and created turnkey database system for real-estate investment division. The menu-driven application gauges investment performance, while calculating all tax credits and deductions over a 15-year period. (Access® 1.1)
Built reports for Mortgage Finance division, using R&R Relational Report Writer in a FoxPRO® 2.5 environment.
VARNET, INC., Boston, MA (1992 – 1993)
Worked as liaison to our corporate customers. Varnet sold a proprietary PROGRESS -based accounting system. In addition to creating small accounting modules for specific customers, my role involved training and support to various Varnet customers across the U.S. In addition, responsible for developing EDI interface to company’s manufacturing and distribution modules, and conversion from 3GL platforms into Progress® 6.2 under UNIX®.
BOOZ, ALLEN & HAMILTON, INC., Cambridge, MA (1992)
Part of a 3-person team that created an inventory management system for Coast Guard cutters. (Progress® 6.2, running under BTOS®)
Working independently, created a post-award contract tracking system that evaluates the Coast Guard’s competitive bidding process as it involves negotiations with contractors of various skills.
PROGRESS CONSULTING SERVICES, Santa Monica, CA (1991 – 1992)
Defined standards and developed procedures to be used in creating a corporate database to monitor all employee benefits for a major hospital corporation.
EG&G DYNATREND, Woburn, MA (1990 – 1991)
Developed data-tracking software now used by FAA inspectors for evaluating conditions at flight training schools. (Clipper® 5.0 and Paradox®)
PUTNAM INVESTOR SERVICES, Boston, MA (1988 – 1989)
Created a file to electronically transmit lost and recovered certificate information to a division of the SEC (FoxPRO®). In addition, created menu-driven applications for Fund Treasury Department (Lotus 1-2-3®).
SOFTWARE WIZARDRY, INC., New Orleans, LA/Boston, MA (1985 to date)
Founded company to provide consistent support and software development to businesses in southern Louisiana and Boston. Current Access® 8.0/2000 projects include
PakMed acknowledges the following respectable persons for their inspirational support and contribution in improving PakMed software applications. Your name may be included in this list of "Notable Contributors", if you help the PakMed Program Development Team in improving the existing programs and/or in conceiving and developing new programs.
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