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Interim Chief Executive Officer /Administrator
Medical Director, Interim LSU Public Hospital, New Orleans

Russell C. Klein, M.D., LSU Alumni Professor of Medicine

Faculty Department of Medicine,
Section of Pulmonary/Critical Care
Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
Adjunct Professor, School of Nursing, LSUHSC, New Orleans
Faculty, Tulane University HSC, Dept of Preventive Health, New Orleans
And Tulane School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine
Director: LSU Tuberculosis Clinics
Director: LSU-Wetmore Foundation METRO Region 1, OPH TB Clinics
ACCP LA Governor 2011 2012
Us Fulbright Scholar And Alumni Awardee Turkey 2002 2006

60 %  Medical Administration And Hospital Operations: Ceo/Administrator Medical Director; Lsu Health Interim Louisina Public Hospital (See Details Below)
20% Clinical: Through Lsuhcn Faculty Practice And Other Clinics
20% Medical Education And Resident Teaching: Through Lsuhsc Som
See Details In Text Of Cv

Duties, Responsibilities and Current Focus as CEO/Adm /Medical Director
1. Medical Administration and Operations with direct supervision of Hospital
Based Departments and Ambulatory/ Community Medicine Program Clinics                   
2. Coordinating Clinical Health Care Effectiveness programs
3. Engage in Clinical Services Contracting
4. Supervising Disease Management/Population Health Programs
5. Liaison with staff to enhance Patient safety/patient Experience programs
6. Monitor Patient satisfaction surveys and address issues pertaining to patient complaints
7. Supervise and coordinate Quality Improvement/performance Management
8. Focus on Core measures and other Performance measures with emphasis of value based care
9. Supervise Regulatory Compliance
10. Direct GME /Medical staff Office activities with close liaison and interaction
With medical staff, school leadership and House staff to converge the
Academic, clinical and training objectives with patient care services


Name: Juzar Ali
Date of Birth: June 16, 1949
CITIZENSHIP: United States of America

1. GCE 'O' Level, First Division, 1965; Karachi Grammar School.
Karachi, Pakistan through Cambridge University, UK
2. HSC, Pre-Medical, First Division, 1967; D.J. Govt. Science College. Karachi, Pakistan
3. M.B., B.S., First Division, 1973; Dow Medical College/Civil Hospital,
Karachi University. Karachi, Pakistan

1. M.D.: Diplomate: American Board of Internal Medicine; 1979
2. M.D.: Diplomate: American Board of Pulmonary Medicine; 1980
3. F.R.C.P.(C): Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada; 1980

Interim Ceo/ Administrator
Medical Director, Interim Lsu Public Hospital, New Orleans

Russell C. Klein, M.D., Lsu Alumni Professor Of Medicine

Former Vice-Chair Of Medicine: Clinical Affairs,
Department Of Medicine,
Section Of Pulmonary/Critical Care
Louisiana State University School Of Medicine, New Orleans, La
Adjunct Professor, School Of Nursing, Lsuhsc, New Orleans
Faculty, Tulane University Hsc , Dept Of Preventive Health , New Orleans
Director: Lsu Tuberculosis Clinics
Director: Lsu-Wetmore Foundation Metro Region 1 Oph Tb Clinics
Accp La Governor 2011 2012
Us Fulbright Scholar And Alumni Awardee, Turkey 2002, 2006
Guest Faculty, Ege University Chest Unit Izmir , Turkey

1. House Officer, Coast General Hospital, Mombasa, Kenya; 1974
2. House Officer, Civil Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan Surgery Unit I; 1974-75 (six months)
3. House Officer, Civil Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan Medical Unit I; 1974-75 (six months)
4. Residency, Internal Medicine, MCLNO CHARITY Hospital ; Touro/Tulane
University program at Touro and MCLNO New Orleans, USA: July 1975-78
5 Fellowship in Pulmonary Diseases/Clinical Instructor, VA Hospital/Tulane University,  and MCLNO New Orleans, USA: July 1978 to June 1980
6. Assistant Professor: Tulane University, Dept. of Medicine and Consultant Staff: VA Hospital, New Orleans, Dept of Pulmonary Diseases; July 1980 to June 1981
7. Head of Chest (Pulmonary) Department: Chest Unit, Liaquat National Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan. 1981-1991 (This department is recognized by the Pakistan Medical and Dental 
Council (PMDC) and Karachi University for PG study in diploma and degree courses in Pulmonary Medicine and TB as part of the membership/fellowship/diploma courses (MCPS, FCPS and DTCD courses)
8. Chest Consultant: The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi: 1981-91

Returned to US:
9. Oct 91-June 93: Clinical instructor, Faculty, Section of Pulmonary/Critical Care, Department of Medicine, LSUMC. New Orleans, Louisiana
10. July 93-June 97: Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Section of Pulmonary/Critical Care LSUMC. New Orleans, Louisiana
11. July 1997 – June 2001 Associate Professor Clinical Medicine, Section of Pulmonary/Critical Care, LSUMC. New Orleans, Louisiana
12. July 2001 to date: Professor of Clinical Medicine, Section of Pulm/CC LSUHSC, New Orleans All above through MCLNO and other affiliated Hospitals

1. Georgia (U.S.A.) Active
2. Louisiana (U.S.A.) Active
3. Texas (U.S.A.) Active


1. Best Intern Tulane/Touro Infirmary program, New Orleans LA 1975-76
2. Best Resident Tulane/Touro Infirmary, New Orleans, and LA 1976-77
3. Best Resident Tulane/Touro Infirmary, New Orleans, LA 1977-78
4. Pulmonary Award: Tulane/Touro Infirmary, New Orleans 1979
5. Outstanding Professor of the Senior Class: The Aesculapian Honor Society Award 1996, 2000,  

6. Excellence in Teaching Award: Best Faculty Teacher 1996: Department of Medicine, LSUMC;
7. Rated as “Superb” by ICM Students: June 1996, 1997, 1998, and 1999
8. Excellence in Teaching Award: Best Faculty Teacher 1997, Dept. of Medicine, LSUMC
9. Inducted in Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society: as Faculty Award: - April 1997
10. Junior Students Class Favorite Professor Award: Aesculapian Society, LSU School of Medicine, April 1997 & 1999
11.Nominated for the Allen A. Copping Award for Excellence in Teaching at LSU School of Medicine, May 1997
12. Semi-Finalist - Excellence in Teaching Award, Best Faculty Teacher 1998 Department of   Medicine 
13. 1st Annual Teaching/Excellence Award for Internal Medicine, Class of 1998
14. Semi-Finalist and Nominated for Allen A. Copping Award for Excellence in Teaching at LSU School of Medicine at University level, May 1998.
15. Peer selection for inclusion in the fourth listing of The Best Doctors in America and in New   Orleans Magazine. April 1998    
16. July 1999 Internal Medicine Residents evaluation Score: 6.29/7
17. Finalist: Allen Copping Award for Excellence in teaching: August 1999
18. Invitation to be included in Stratmore’s Who’s Who. Feb 1999 and    National Registry of Who’s Who 1999                       
19. Nominated for the American College of Chest Physicians Governors    Community Service Award: 1999, 2000, 2003
21. Nominated by LSUHSC Medical students for the Association of   American Medical Colleges (AAMC/PFIZER) HUMANISM IN    MEDICINE AWARD 2000. Details published in US Today NEJM & JAMA October 30, 2000
22. Finalist: Allen Copping Award for Excellence in Teaching: June 2001& 2002, 2003
24. Selected for inclusion in “Best Doctors since 2001 to current
25.Named as one of the top Pulmonologist in New Orleans by the New Orleans Magazine/ City Guide August 2003
26. Excellence in Teaching Award 2004 : Aescalapian Society, LSUHSC
27. Fulbright Alumni Award 2004 for LSUHSC –EGE University , Turkey   (Insitutional Award Grant 2004-2006 )
28. Nominated for Humanism in Medicine Award Nominee at LSUHSC 2004
29. Excellence in Teaching Award : Dept of Med LSUHSC 2004
30. Selected for “Chief’s service” Internal Medicine Teaching , 2004
31. Finalist: Allen Copping Teaching Excellence Award LSUHSC 2005
32. Award: Honorary LSU ALUMNI 2005
33. Best Doctors, /LA/USA New Orleans 2006, 2007,2008,2009
34. Louisiana Public health Association Founders Award  April 2007
35. Excellence in Teaching (Sub-Specialty) Department of Medicine    Award June 2007
36. LSU Health Sciences UNIVERSITY BASED Allen Copping Excellence in  Teaching Award for the School of Medicine 2008 (May 2008)
37. Accepted as TEACHING SCHOLAR by LSUHSC-NO Academy for the Advancement of Educational Scholarship (September 2008)
38. Nominated For faculty award, Aescalapian Society LSUHSC 2010
39. Awarded LA ACCP Governor award ACCP 2011 awarded by the American  College of Chest Physicians


  1. Morning Report                             
  2. General Medicine Ward Attending
  3. Pulmonary Consult, MCLNO, Ochsner Kenner Campus
  4. MICU service
  5. Ambulatory Clinics (TB & Chest and LSUHSC Faculty practice Clinics
  6. ICM Courses for freshmen & Sophomore Students
  7. Physiology: Annual Clinical correlation class (Topic: Cough, Sleep Apnea, TB)for Freshman And Sophomore Students
  8. Back to Basics Course for sophomore students
  9. Weekly CHEST RADIOLOGY SESSION Class: Junior Medical Students

Community Outreach Education through the “TEACH” Program
Preceptor/Lecturer : APRN Program LSUHSC School of Nursing & TM &Public Health Program  
Tulane Univ.
School of Allied health Sciences LSUHSC
School of Preventive Medicine Tulane University 

Faculty School Of Nursing; Teaching And Np Programs Interaction Mentorship Of Students, Residents & Fellows: Details Available

Member Teachers Of Tb Program Through Nih Funded National Tb Curriculum Program


Program Coordinator: Global Lsuhsc –Ege University Izmir Turkey Academic And Teaching Program Initially Through Us Fulbright Award Program Extended Through Lsuhsc Russel Klein Professorship Global Pulmonary Program

1. Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCP)
2. Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP)
3. Member: Pakistan Society of Physicians, Karachi
4. Member and Clinical Joint Secretary (1989): The Society of Chest Physicians, Karachi
5. Medical Staff Physician: Medical Center of Louisiana at New Orleans, Charity & University     Hospital campus
6. Medical Staff: Kindred Hospital, New Orleans, LA
7. Medical Staff, LifeCare Hospital, New Orleans, LA
8. Member: Medical Executive Committee, Kindred Hosp, New Orleans, LA
9. Medical Director, Quality Improvement Council, Kindred Hospital
10. Member, P& T Committee, Kindred Hospital
11. Medical Staff: University Rehabilitation Hospital, New Orleans, LA
12. Medical Staff: Touro Infirmary, New Orleans, LA.
13. Member: Orleans Parish Medical Society
14. Member LSU Health Care Network
15. Medical Staff: Memorial Baptist/Kenner Regional MC/TOURO INFIRMARY


1. Chairman, Performance Improvement Committee, Kindred Hospital
2. Member, Pharmacy and Therapeutic Committee, Kindred Hospital
3. Member, Ethics Committee, Kindred Hospital Chairman,
4. President, Executive Committee, Kindred Hospital
5. Member, Ambulatory Clinics Committee, Medical Center of Louisiana, New Orleans
6. Member - Task Force P.G. Education and National Coalition for Elimination of TB. NIH
7. Member-Rifapentine Advisory Panel for Hoechst -Marion Roussel for FDS Application
8. Member – Scholarship Committee – LSU School of Medicine.
9. Member – Curriculum Oversight Committee, LSU School of Medicine.       
10. Group Leader –Ethics and Health Law Curriculum - LSU.
11. Reviewer by invitation: Journals: CHEST, Annals of Internal Medicine, International Union against TB and Lung Disease (IUATLD) journals (99-2000)  Medical Principles & Practice 2002, International Journal of Infectious iseases
12. Guest Reviewer with Dr. Charles V Sanders : CDRF proposal on TB Program in the Republic of Georgia ( Former USSR)
13. Member : Consortium of TB consultants for IUATLD North America Region
14. Member: Anti-infective Advisory Panel: Abbott Lab
15. Member, Governor’s TASK FORCE on Tuberculosis, LOUISIANA, 2002
16. Participation: PACE Program: ( Prof Advancement for Clinician Educators LSUHSC 2003-2004
17. Internal Medicine Residency Review committee: 2003, 2004
18. Search Committee for the Dean of School of Allied Health Professions, May 2003 
19. Member: Fulbright Awardee/Alumni Association
20. NIH Contract Review Committee NIH/NHLBI June 2003
21. Clinical Advisor 2003-2004 LSUHSC
22. Reviewer: International Journal of Inf Disease: MDRTB; Ege Univ Faculty publications, CHEST,
23. Chairperson , P& T and ID Committee , Ochsner , Kenner Regional Campus , new Orleans

PRESENTATIONS 1981-1991: (Karachi, Pakistan)
1. Legionnaires Pneumonia: Presented in the Medical Research Meeting in Pakistan (Case Seminar) Aga Khan University Hospital Study Karachi, Pakistan
2. Pneumonia "The Grey Area "Clinical Presentation at the Liaquat National
Hospital, Karachi
3. Acute Asthma – Modalities of Treatment:
Pakistan Society of Chest Physicians: Karachi
4. Kartagener's: Syndrome - Review of Literature and Case Studies in Karachi
5. Pleural Diseases -: Study of Pleural Karachi Effusion & Cytology: Case findings in Mesothelioma
6. Folded Lung Syndrome -: Dow Medical College in Annual Symposium, Karachi
7. Pulmonary Function: Asthma Symposium, Karachi Clinical and Physiological parameters,  Asthma Symposium, Karachi

1. Tuberculosis Update:Family Practice Update March 1993, New Orleans
2. TB and HIV Infection: Delta Region AIDS ETC Fourth Annual HIV Conference for Primary Care Providers April 2, 1993
3. Tuberculosis: New Orleans Emergency Medicine: Seminar June 2, 1993
4. Pulmonary Med: “Show and Tell” American Board of Internal Medicine Annual Review Course Sept. 1993, Sept. 1994, July 1995, July 96, 97, 98,99,2000 to current
5. TB Drugs and BCG TB: Preceptorship program/Coordinator, TB Preceptorship Program Oct. 1993
6. TB Update Primary Care of HIV/Southern Medical Association, Oct 1993
7. Clinical Cases Presentation: ACCP Meeting New Orleans Moderator, Oct 94
8. Clinical Cases Presentation: Winter Course – LSUMC Moderator, New Orleans, LA Dec 94
9. TB Update ACP (Southern Chapter) New Orleans April 1995
10. TB Update Texas Club of Internists September 95 Fall clinical meeting
11. Clinical Case Presentation Moderator: Winter Course: New Orleans, December 1995
12. Sepsis and ARDS CME meeting of Association of Pakistani Physicians of NA New Orleans, 1996
13. TB and HIV 10th Annual Winter Course Dec 96 LSU School of Medicine
14. Pulm Disorders OB/GYN Board Review Lecture April 1997, 2002, 2003  ATS Meeting Chicago – “TEACH” Program, March 1998  Poster presentation: ( TEACH PROGRAM ) SGEA Meeting March 1998
17. TB Lecture: APIC May 1999 Minority Students Summer program : Office of the Community and Minority Health, LSUHSC Invited Lecturer for Biannual Core Courses in MPH& TM programs: Tulane University School of   Public Health ( Title: TB control programs ) 1998,1999,2000 Invited Lecturer: Section of Physical Medicine & Rehab, LSUHSC. Topic: Asthma 2000 Member: ACCP Physicians Speaker Bureau Family Medicine Dept: TB update April 2003 RCP Foundation Health Professions Seminar, May 2003. Topic: CXR Invited Speaker TB update  DHH State of LA OPH program  Oct 2003
25. Invited Speaker: AAPI Annual Conference March 2004 Topic: FLU
26. Invited Speaker: AIDS ACTU Scientific Meeting: May 2004 ; Topic” TB Curriculum
27. Invited Speaker: Tulane University MPH program August 2004
28. Invited Presentations at Internal Medicine Board Reviews to date 2007
29. Invited Speaker: NO City ID Meeting: TB Update June 2007
30. Invited Speaker: Ochsner 13th Annual leaning Symposium 2007

1. Clinical Cases Presentation: Aga Khan University Hospital Presentation Karachi Pakistan Dec 94
2. Hemoptysis - Liaquat National Hospital and OJHA Institute of Chest Diseases Karachi – Pakistan Jan 95
3. Moderator and Presentation: Workshop on Rifapentine TB Drug Study Johannesburg, South Africa August 95
4. IV International Medical Congress El-Salvador, South America Feb 1996 Presentation of Series of Lectures ARDS/SEPSIS/CPR and FUO
5. Clinical Issues in ICU: Ziauddin Post Graduate Hospital Karachi, Pakistan, Feb 1996.
6. ARDS: Ojha Institute of Chest Diseases, Karachi, Pakistan, Feb 1996
7. Management of Hemoptysis in developing countries: Golden Jubilee CME and Presentation - Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan, Dec 1996
8. TB Education and Screening: Poster Presentation accepted: IUATLD Meeting,Budapest, Hungary 4/2000
9. Invited Speaker: Millennium Conference, Hyderabad, INDIA. Dec 2000
10. Invited Speaker: Turkish Thoracic Society, Izmir Chapter June 2002; Topic TB       
11. Invited Speaker: Hamdard Symposium, Karachi Pakistan Dec 2003; Topics: TB, CXRs, and Asthma
12. Reviewer: International Journal of Infectious Disease & American Journal of Public Health
1. Ali J, et al Acute and Chronic Legionnaires Disease and Co-existent  Tuberculosis - A Trial of Erythromycin; Current Medical Research and Opinion, Vol II, No. 8, 1989.
2. Ali J,et al Respiratory Symptoms due to Branhamella Catarrhalis and other Neisseria Species Infections- Response to Erythromycin Therapy; Clinical Therapeutics, Vol. 11, No. 5, 1989.
3. Ali J et al Legionella Pneumonia - Laboratory diagnosis in developing Countries like Pakistan: J.P.M.A., September 1989.
4. Ali J Legionnaires Disease in Pakistan; Asian Medical News, Vol., 4, No. 9, May 1-14, 1987.
5. Hamedani P, Ali J. The Safety and Efficacy of Clarithromycin in-patients with Legionnaires Pneumonia; Chest 1991:100; 1503-06.
6. Afsar S, Ali J. Primary Pulmonary Amebiasis: Unusual case of pulmonary consolidation. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association (JPMA) 1992:2; 245-46.
7. Ali J. Current Problems in the Management of TB; Mediguide to Infectious Disease 1993: Vol 13, Issue 5. 
8. Ali J. Hemothrorax and Hyperkalemia Pulmonary and Critical Care Pearls. Chest 1994: Vol 106; 4:1235.
9. Abstract SAFCR Southern Meeting Feb 1994. Safety and feasibility of combined aerosolized and subcutaneous interferon as adjuvant therapy for MAI Pulmonary infection in non-HIV infected
host. Later published in AM Respir Dis 1994.
10. Ali J. Tuberculosis Update. Infectious Disease Society of Pakistan. Journal (KIDS) Summer, 1995.
11. Ali J.  Nosocomial Pneumonia. Infectious Disease Society of Pakistan. Journal (KIDS), Summer, 1995.
12. Ali J. Hepatotoxicity and TB Treatment. Post Grad Med 1996:99:217-36.
13. Ali J Synopsis of TEACH program CDC Notes 1999
14. Ali J. Book Chapters: Cough, Hemoptysis. Pulmonary Pathophyiology: Mcgraw Hill 1999, 2004, 2009 third edition Also Co- EDITOR of this publication Also translated as International Edition
in Portugese : 2012
15. Ali J, Summer W: Pre-test Series “Clinical Chest Radiology” McGraw Hill. 2001
16. Ali J, Helm EG. TEACH Program (Tuberculosis Education Aimed at Community Health: A preliminary report of a model educational program. MINORITY HEALTH TODAY July Aug
2000; Volume 1 # 5 Pgs 44-47.
17. Falchook G, Gaffga C, Eve S, Ali J. TB screening , referral & Treatment in inner City Homeless Shelter in Orleans Parish. J La State Med Soc. Aug 2000. Vol 152 398-404
18.  ** Daoud B, Moncada R, Ali J. Lung mass in a smoker. Chest March 2001 Vol 119
19. American Lung Association Asthma Clinical Research Centers: Co-PI through The Ernest N. Morial Asthma Allergy and Respiratory Disease Center, New Orleans LSUHSC. The safety of
inactivated Influenza Vaccine in Adults and Children with Asthma. N Engl J Med,Vol.345, # 21. Nov 22, 2001. Pgs 1529-1536
20. Zea A, Culotta K, Ali J et al. Alterations in T cell Signal transduction proteins in Patients with TB. FASEB J 2002
21. Immunotherapy and mycobacterial Disease with focus on Interferon Gamma Is it a viable therapeutic approach or a mirage? IDJ of Pakistan Volume 12(1) Jan-March 2003
22. X-ray Images in ID : Infectious Disease Journal of Pakistan Vol 12, # 4,5,6
23. Mason C, Ali J, Immunity against Mycobacteria. Seminars in Respiratory and CC Medicine 2004, Volume 25 # 1, 53-61
24. Chitty S, Ali Juzar, Mycobacterium Avium Complex Pulmonary Disease in Immuno-competent Patients: Southern Medical Journal Vol 98, #6 June 2005
25. Ali J. The many faces of Tuberculosis Control and the challenges faced. Business Briefings: Reference Section US Respiratory Care / Touch Briefings 2005
26. Tuberculosis in the Emergency Department: Chapter: ID in ED  McGraw Hill Publication: 2006
27. Zea A, Culotta K, Ali J, et al Decreased Expression of CD3ζ and Nuclear Transcription Factor KB in patients with Pulmonary Tuberculosis: Potential Mechanisms and reversibility with
treatment. JID 2006:194 (Nov) 1385-1393       
28. Ali J. Awareness of Issues pertaining to TB Control during and after periods of catastrophic events : Touch Briefings 2006
29. Ramirez, Mason , AlI J, Use of Mefloquin in Multidrug Resistant Mycobacterium Avium Complex Pulm. Disease in a HIV negative patient. Current Therapeutic Research Vol68, # 6 Nov/Dec
30. Vergara N, Ali J: Poster: Teaching Tool : Radiological and Bronchoscopic correlation 2008
31. Ramirez J, Mason C, Ali J, MAC-PD Management and treatment options in HIV-negative patients. J La State Med Soc Vol 160 Sept/Oct 2008
32. Beverly, J ALI, J: Treatment Adherence of the latently infected tuberculosis population (post Katrina)at Wetmore TB Clinic, New Orleans, USA. Int Journal of Tuberculosis & Lung Disease Volume 12,#10, Oct 2008,1134-1138
33. Ali J ,  Hospital practice Infectious Disease section : Board Review Overview and focus on Mycobacteria other than TB (MOTT ,NTM)  2009
34. Neumann JA, Sesions BA , Ali J, Rigby PG La physician population Trends: Will increase in supply meet demand: LA SOCIETY JOURNAL 2012

1. Principal Investigator: Clinical Phase III Study. Efficacy and safety of rifapentine once a week combination Rx compared to standard therapy in previously untreated tuberculosis. Multi center international study with USA, Canada and South Africa. Sponsor: Hoechst Marion Roussel. Total funding $71316. (Completed)
2. Co-editor and contributing author. Pulmonary Pathophysiology (A compendium book targeting medical students, respiratory therapists and physicians under training). (McGraw Hill) – published and in the market. ISBN 007062170 3rd. Edition 2009
3. TB Academic Award: A comprehensive/multifaceted program to improve TB Education in medical schools and communities. HL 96-004 1KO7 5-year NIH grant funded. Completed: 331,086
4. Community Awareness Program for TB (CAPTB). Multiple development programs for Community education. Sponsor: Wetmore TB Foundation. Grant approved for years. Includes development and maintenance of TB Web Educational and Informational web site. www.lsumc-wetmore-tb-info.org $139860
5. ALA-ACRC Project as Co-PI with Dr. Dwayne Thomas: current
6. TB Education & Awareness in the Nursing Homes. Grant submitted to Merck Foundation Dec 2000. Rejected
7. Campus Center for the Homeless Program: LSUHSC/Union Street Homeless Clinic Partnership Program Proposal submitted to Baptist Ministries through LSUHSC Foundation. Rejected. Dec
8. Collaboration with Section of Immunology, SS Cancer Center. LSUHSC Correlation of Clinical TB & latent disease with immunological markers Request for HEF Grant
9. Clinical Chest Radiology: Pre test Series; Ali J, Summer W, in market Published by McGraw Hill: ISBN 0-07-135959-1 in market
10. Participant: Departmental excellence through faculty excellence proposal (DEFE) submitted by section faculty in collaboration; FACULTY DEV $ 20000 (current)
11. Case Management proposal submitted with Dr. Charles Cefalu, LSUHSC to Tenet 65 Program (not funded)
12. Aventis/Quintiles Multi-center Pneumonia Study: as Principal Inv. Budget $ 60000 starting May 2000: enrollment suspended
13. LTS/ALA Research Grant: Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria $ 4500; completed
14. LSU-Wetmore TB Program: Grant received from the Wetmore Foundation Completed $ 76820

* Updating and maintenance of TB website as mentioned elsewhere;
* Developing close liaison with community based clinics and state and City TB   public health systems
*Develop and coordinate health information data base system of TB patients in the MCLNO network; work initiated with the close collaboration of the ID sections   of LSUHSC & Tulane University

16. Fulbright Alumni Initiative LSU- Ege University Turkey Academic Partnership: Juzar Ali/ LSU Institutional Award , May 2004 : 2 year Program $ 19840
17. The Role of Arginase and Inducible NO Synthase in MTB Growth-induced Immunosuppression” $66,500.00. 2007-2009 (current) Translational Research Award, LSUHSC/ SOM
18. “Community Understanding of Respiratory Diseases “A Gown to Town” Concept” $44,000.00. 2007-2009.(current) Translational Research Award LSUHSC/SOM Type: Community based Participatory Research suspended 3/09 due to staffing issues to be resumed Jan 2010
21. Intermountain Health , Salt lake City :Advanced training Course ( Quality Improvement and management 2009
22. CO Investigator CLINICAL : NHLB Grant 1R0HL106790-01 Transcriptnomics of TB latency and Reactivation ; Clinical Coordinator through ILH and Wetmore TB Clinic
23. Chairperson ; Quality Improvement and Performance Measures ILH team 2009 onwards
24. Coordinator : Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Prgm ( EQuIPS) at LSU SOM and ILPH 2011 onwards
25. Wetmore Foundation Grant $ 52000 For Community program for MOTT TB pts 2012

1. On list enrolled of volunteers for Doctors of the World.
3. Voluntary Faculty Advisor and coverage for Homeless Clinic/New Orleans Re-activated post Katrina GENERAL & TB PROGRAM WITH MEDICAL STUDENTS WITH FOCUS ON SERVICE AND TEACHING
4. World TB day activities. Commendation letter from Dr. Kochi, Director, Global TBProgram, WHO     
5. TB Screening in the homeless program.Nominated for the Governor’s Community Service Award through ACCP/Chest 1999, 2000 Grant awarded 2003: $ 5000.00
6. TUBERCULOSIS EDUCATION AIMED AT COMMUNITY HEALTH (TEACH PROGRAM):Covering the Greater New Orleans community clinics and centers
7. TB Community Education: ACCP Network on cultural diversity in Medicine July 1999
8. Listing in “Guide to America’s Top Physicians & Best Doctors.com (multiple years  )
9. Opened as personal initiative: LSU Foundation account TAHA FUND 2008 for Assistance to indigent patients with Non Tuberculous Mycobacterial Disease