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Norina Usman

Norina Usman,MBBS, MD


Current Position

Associate editor at

Professional Background

Dr. Norina Usman is an MD physician who graduated from the University College of Medicine and Dentistry, Lahore, Pakistan. She has worked for over two years as a General physician in Pakistan and is in the research institute for the genetic department in VA hospital affiliated with Stanford University in California,


2010 - MBBS Degree, University College of Medicine and Dentistry.

Pages Authored


  • Janapala, N.R., Jayaraj, S.J., Fathima, N., Kashif, T., Usman, N., Dasari, A., Jahan, N & Sachmechi, I. Continuous Glucose Monitoring Versus Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Systematic Review with Meta-analysis. Cureus. 2019, Sep; 11(9): 5634. Pub Status: Published.
  • Jayaraj, S.J., Janapala, N.R., Qaseem, A., Usman, N., Fathima, N., Kashif, T., Reddy, K.V & Bakshi, S. Efficacy and Safety of Stem Cell Therapy in Advanced Heart Failure Patients: A Systematic Review with a Meta-analysis of Recent Trials Between 2017 and 2019. Cureus. 2019, Sep; 11(9): 5585. Pub Status: Published.
  • Kashif, T., Fathima, N., Usman, N., Qaseem, A & Jayaraj, S.J. Women with Epilepsy: Anti-epileptic Drugs and Perinatal Outcomes. Cureus. 2019, Sep; 11(9): 5642. Pub Status: Published.
  • Pervez, H., Usman, N., Ahmed, M.M & Hashmi, S.M. The Impact of Inflammatory Bowel Disease on Pregnancy and the Fetus: A Literature Review. Cureus. 2019, Sep; 11(9): 5648. Pub Status: Published.
  • Qaseem, A., Usman, N., Jayaraj, S.J., Janapala, N.R & Kashif, T. Cancer of Unknown Primary: A Review on Clinical Guidelines in the Development and Targeted Management of Patients with the Unknown Primary Site. Cureus. 2019, Sep; 11(9): 5552. Pub Status: Published.
  • Sattar, Y., Susheela, T.A., Ullah, W., Usman, N & Zafrullah, F. Use of Plasmapheresis and Immunosuppressants to Treat Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage in a Patient with Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis. Medicina. 2019, Jul; 55(7): 378. Pub Status: Published.
  • Sattar, Y., Zubair, Z., Patel, B.N., Zafar, S.F., Hassan, A., Tariq, N., Latchana, S., Biswas, S., Usman, N & Pantoja, L.C.S. Pulmonary Involvement in Crohn’s Disease: A Rare Case Report. Cureus. 2018, May; 10(5): 2710. Pub Status: Published.
  • Usman, N., Qaseem, A., Jayaraj, S.J., Fathima, N & Janapala, N.R. Drug-induced Reduction of Gamma Carboxylation in Osteocalcin: What is the Fallback?. Cureus. 2019, Aug; 11(8): 5504. Pub Status: Published.


  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Introduction to Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis (ISRM)
  • Training for COVID-19 Contact Tracers (CCT)

Communication Languages

  • English
  • Urdu
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Siraiki