“The supportive and nurturing environment offered by Professor Khalid Khan” was the key factor for one of his students
She had just won the Edgar Gentilli Prize of the UK Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the Ultimate Game Changer award of the Cosmopolitan magazine for a paper she published with me when she made the above comment.
I am proud of my junior colleagues because they help me learn and improve myself as a person. Most of my 400+ papers are published in collaboration with graduate and doctoral students, and early career researchers. I have supervised research training under the UK Medical Research Council (MRC) and World Health Organisation (WHO) research training fellowship.
Of the two dozen students I have had the opportunity to work with, half a dozen have already progressed to senior academic positions (Professors or Reader) in the UK Higher Education Institutions pursuing competitively funded research independently. They are supervising others to become leaders like themselves. The good work is spreading like a chain reaction.