Tarig Hakim Merghani Hakim
Professor & Chairperson- Department of Physiology
 
 
 
 
Educational Qualification  
  • MD (Sudan Medical Specialization Board)
  • PhD (University of Khartoum- Sudan)
  • FCCP (Fellowship, American College of Chest Physicians)
  • MSc (University of Khartoum- Sudan)
  • MBBS (University of Khartoum- Sudan)
 
 
 

Professional Appointments:

 
  • Chairperson, Department of Physiology- RAK College of Medical Sciences- RAKMHSU- Ras Al Khaimah, UAE
  • Supervisor, Examination Committee- Faculty of Medicine- University of Tabuk- KSA
  • Convenor of MSc program- Graduate College University of Khartoum- Sudan
  • Chairperson, Department of Physiology- Faculty of Medicine- University of Khartoum- Sudan
  • Chest Physician, Yastabshiron Hospital- Khartoum, Sudan.
  • Supervisor of the Physiology Lab- Faculty of Medicine- University of Khartoum- Sudan

    Interests:

    • Human Physiology (all branches)
    • Respiratory Medicine
    • Scientific research
    • Lung Function Tests (practice & research)

    Funds & Scholarships

    • Deanship of Scientific Research, University of Tabuk- KSA- Research No. 1437-183
    • Deanship of Scientific Research, University of Tabuk- KSA- Research No. 1436-198
    • Deanship of Scientific Research, University of Tabuk- KSA- Research No. 1435-176
    • Deanship of Scientific Research, University of Tabuk- KSA- Research No. 1435-160
    • DAAD (Germany)- In country program/ Section 413, Code No. 334400109

 

 
 
 

Publications (Original articles):

 

1- Merghani TH, Alawad AO. Indicators of Asthma Control in Asthmatic Patients: Are they related to Depression? Open Access Maced J Med Sci. 2017 Aug 15; 5(5):673-676. Doi.org/10.3889/oamjms.2017.091
2- Merghani TH, Alawad AO.  Evaluation of the Metabolic Indicators in Obese Diabetic Patients: A Case-Control Study. Anatomy, Physiology & Biochemistry International Journal 2017;2(3):1-5.  DOI: 10.19080/APBIJ.2017.02.555587
3- Merghani TH. Mild respiratory symptoms in asthmatic patients might not be due to bronchoconstriction. J Fam Community Med 2017;24:102-5
4- Altemani AH, Merghani TH. The quality of the educational environment in a medical college in Saudi Arabia. International Journal of Medical Education 2017;8:128-132. DOI: 10.5116/ijme.58ce.55d2
5- Thaniyan A, Ayman FFA, Mirghani HO, Al-Sayed BA, Merghani TH. Histopathological Features of Methotrexate Induced Pulmonary Lesions in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients: A Systematic Review of Case Reports. Open Access Maced J Med Sci. https://doi.org/10.3889/oamjms.2017.049
6- Merghani TH. Patterns of spirometry in asthmatic patients presenting with respiratory symptoms. International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health. Online First:
24 Sep, 2016. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2017.27082016618
7- Antony T, Merghani TH. The influence of demographic and psychosocial factors on the intensity of pain among chronic patients receiving home-based nursing care. Indian J Palliat Care 2016; 22(3):362-5.
8- Mirghani HO, Merghani TH, Saadalla AM, Al-sayed BA. Daytime sleepiness and chronic sleep deprivation in patients with type II diabetes mellitus and their relation to diabetic control. Basic Research Journal of Medicine and Clinical Sciences 2016; 5(1):12-16.
9- Merghani TH. The association between illiteracy of parents and regular exposure of their children to environmental tobacco smoke at home. European J of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences 2016; 3(3);133-136.
10- Antomny T, Merghani TH. The influence of demographic factors on social affections among chronic patients under home-based nursing care. Asian Academic Research Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 2015; 2(7):166-175.
11- Antomny T, Merghani TH. The Effectiveness of Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation (TENS) in The Management of Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy(DPN)- A critiquing. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences 2015;14(10):85-90.
12- Merghani TH, Alawad AO, Ibrahim RM, Abdelmoniem AM. Prediction of basal metabolic rate in overweight/obese and non-obese subjects and its relation to pulmonary function tests. BMC Research Notes 2015;8:353. DOI 10.1186/s13104-015-1320-8.
13- Al-Sayed B, Merghani TH, Alawad AO, Elbadawi A. Early development of pulmonary function impairment in healthy young adults: Impact of obesity and tobacco smoking. Jokull J 2015;65(6):205-214.
14- Merghani TH, Marai Alamri. A preliminary plan for developing a summer course on practical research engagement for medical students at Tabuk University. Journal of Taibah University Medical Sciences 2015;10(1):79-81.
15- Merghani TH, Sanaa GA. Premature discharge of asthmatic patients from hospital: a prompt action is needed. SMJ 2014;50(1):20-25.
16- Elhadi AA, Mirghani HO, Merghani TH, Mohammed OS, Eltoum HA. Pattern of Endoscopic Findings of Upper Gastrointestinal Tract in Omdurman Teaching Hospital, Sudan. SJMJ 2014;9(2):71-74.
17- Merghani TH, Alawad AO, Ballal MA. Plasma TNF-α in obese patients with diabetes and its relation to resting metabolic rate. Diabetology J 2014;1:3.
18- Merghani TH, Haroun B, Elmubarak IA. Self-report of voluntary absenteeism from didactic lectures by medical students. Universal Journal of Education and General Studies 2013; 2(10):324-328.
19- Merghani TH, Alawad AO, Ballal MA. Measured Versus Predicted Resting Metabolic Rate in Obese Diabetic and Obese Non-Diabetic Subjects. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences 2013; 10(2):63-67.
20- Alawad AO, Merghani TH, Ballal MA. Resting metabolic rate in obese diabetic and obese non-diabetic subjects and its relation to glycaemic control. BMC Research Notes 2013; 6:382.
21- Alawad AO, Merghani TH, Ballal MA. Plasma TNF-α in obese diabetic and obese non-diabetic patients and its relation to glycaemic control. NMJ 2013; 3(10):6-19.
22- Merghani TH, Saeed AM. The relationship between regular second-hand smoke exposure at home and indicators of lung function in healthy school boys in Khartoum. Tobacco Control 2013;22:315-318.
23- Merghani TH, Alameen ME. Bronchodilator reversibility testing among overweight and obese asthmatic patients presenting with non-obstructive patterns on spirometry. International Journal of Respiratory Care 2013; Spring/Summer: 19-22.
24- Babiker R, Merghani TH, Elmusharaf K, Badi RM, Lang F, Saeed AM. Effects of gum Arabic ingestion on body mass index and body fat percentage in healthy adult females: two-arm randomized, placebo controlled, double-blind trial. Nutr J. 2012 Dec 15;11(1):111.
25- Merghani TH, Saeed AM. The relationship between regular second-hand smoke exposure at home and indictors of lung function in healthy school boys in Khartoum. Tobacco Control J; 22(5):315-318.  Online publication date: 10-Feb-2012.
26- Merghani TH, Alameen ME. Non obstructive patterns of spirometry among obese patients presenting with symptoms and signs of mild to moderate asthma. Sudan Journal of Medical Sciences 2012; 7(3):141-146.
27- Merghani TH, Ibn-Aof AH, Alawad AO. Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Tobacco consumption among Khartoum University Medical Students in the Year 2010. Sudan Med Journal 2012; 48(1):37-43.
28- Bello AM, Merghani TH, Mohammed EJ, Hassaballa A, Karrar RH, Elsiddig NA. Low birth weight and risk factors among neonates delivered in Khartoum Teaching Hospital in January- February 2007. SMLJ 2012; 1(2): 126-132.
29- Merghani TH, Saeed AM, Alawad AO. Changes in plasma IL4, TNFα and CRP in response to regular passive smoking at home among healthy school children in Khartoum, Sudan. African Health Sciences 2012; 12(1):41-47.
30- Alawad AO, Khalil A.KH.H., Merghani TH. Prevalence of asthma among university students and workers in Khartoum state, Sudan. Al Neelain Medical journal 2011; 1(3):32-37.
31- Merghani TH, Mubarak A, Toum IM, Zaki AM. Knowledge, attitude and behavior of asthmatic patients towards asthma in Khartoum State. Khartoum Medical Journal 2011; 4(1): 524 – 531.
32- Elamin SA, Merghani TH, Alawad AO. Adequacy of Asthma Management among Patients Attending Referred Clinics in Khartoum. Khartoum Medical Journal 2011; 4(1):532 – 538.
33- Merghani TH, Saeed AM, Alawad AO. Changes in plasma IL4, TNFα and CRP in response to regular passive smoking at home among healthy school children in Khartoum, Sudan. African Health Sciences 2012; 12(1):41-47.
34- Ahmed A , Merghani TH, Mohammed EJ, Adam HH, Karrar RH, Elsiddig NA. Low Birth Weight and Risk Factors among Neonates Delivered in Khartoum Teaching Hospital in January – February 2007. Sud Med Lab J 2012; 1(2):126-132.
35- Merghani TH, Alawad AO, Khalil AK, Saeed AM. Impact of regular passive smoking in home on health and academic performance of school-pupils in Khartoum. Al Neelain Medical Journal 2011; 1(3):56-64.
36- Khalil A.KH.H., Hamdan HZ, Bakheit KH.H., Nauyor KB, Alawad AO, Merghani TH, Ismail EM. The differences in essential fatty acids composition of plasma phosphatidyl choline of pregnant and non-pregnant Sudanese women. Al Neelain Medical Journal 2011; 1(3):38-43.
37- Ahmed AH, Bilal IE, Merghani TH. Effects of exposure to flour dust on respiratory symptom and lung function of bakery workers: A case control study. Sudanese Journal of Public Health 2009; 4(1):210-213.

 

 
 
 

Conferences/Workshops 

(2016-2017)
 
  • Invited lectures/ resource person for workshops- 5
  • CME/ workshops attended- 22
  • CME/ workshops organized- 2
  • Scientific presentations at conferences (National & International)- 10