Hafiz Fadl, M.D.

Hafiz Fadl, M.D. 

Assistant Professor


Location: PH 506
Phone: (404) 756-1342
E-mail: hfadl@msm.edu


Atlanta Medical Center, Atlanta, GA
Residency: Internal Medicine

Khartoum University, Khartoum, Sudan
Degree: MSc in Human Physiology 

School of Medicine, Khartoum University, Khartoum, Sudan
Degree: Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, MBBS

Research Interests

I have conducted a nutrition research in Khartoum University, department of Human Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Glycemic Index of Sorghum Based local Sudanese food (Assida). The study was to determine the Glycemic index, of one of the most popular sudanese food for the first time in Sudan. The research was funded by the department of Human Physiology and the WHO. The research found the Glycemic index of this meal is 1.02%, which has a had huge impact on treating weight and diabetes among other weight related diseases in Sudan.  Volunteer researcher in studying the use of latex agglutination test to detect urinary antigens for visceral leishmaniasis (VL).    In 204 patients with suspected VL, KAtex had a sensitivity of 95.2% with good agreement with microscopy smears but poor agreement with 4 different serology tests.  As part of the medical school requirement in the fifth year, I did a research in War Injuries in 1999; the research was conducted in Omdurman Military Hospital.  It has been found that land mines are responsible for the most devastating injuries, and the major consumer of rehabilitation programs funds.