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Mazhar Jalil

Mazhar Jalil, American microbiologist. Recipient Community Service award, Columbus Dispatch Newspaper, 1991, 1993, Jack Resler award, Anti-Defamation League, 1996. President and chairman board trustees Islamic Center, Columbus, Ohio, 1984—1993; director Interfaith and Comm Relations Islamic Center, since 1993; chairman Science Advisory Committee, 1991—1992.

Background

  • Jalil, Mazhar was born on November 2, 1938 in Ballia, U.P., India.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, University Nottingham, Nottingham, England, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, University Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario Canada, 1967.

    Career

    • Medical entomologist and microbiologist Vector-borne Disease Unit Ohio Department Health, Columbus, Ohio, 1969—1975, Strep Culturing Program Ohio Department Health, Columbus, 1975—1983, Proficiency Testing Program Ohio Department Health, Columbus, 1983—2002, Human Immunodeficiency Virus Testing Program Ohio Department Health, Columbus, since 2003. Consultant United Nations Development Program, Islamabad, Pakistan, 1980—1981.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include development of Arbovirus Surveillance Program to control arbovirus diseases in Pakistan. Development of Established a Science Advisory Committee, City Hall, Columbus to provide information and guidance on scientific matters. Development of Promoted friendly relations between Muslims, Christians and Jews through Interfaith Dialogues.

      Development of Founded Islamic Council Ohio to serve the interests of Ohio's Muslim communities.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    President and chairman board trustees Islamic Center, Columbus, Ohio, 1984—1993. Director Interfaith and Comm Relations Islamic Center, since 1993. Chairman Science Advisory Committee, 1991—1992.

    Personality

    Interests

    Mystery novels, movies, palmistry, travelling abroad.

    Connections

    • Married Betty A. Lunsford, February 28, 1970. Children: Tariq, Khalid, Aisha.
    • spouse: Betty A. Lunsford
    • children: Tariq Jalil
    • Khalid Jalil
    • Aisha Jalil
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    Born November 2, 1938
    Nationality
    • 1963
      University Nottingham
    • 1967
      University Waterloo
    • 1969 - 1975
      Medical entomologist and microbiologist, Vector-borne Disease Unit Ohio Department Health
      Columbus, Ohio, United States
    • 1975 - 1983
      Medical entomologist and microbiologist, Vector-borne Disease Unit Ohio Department Health
      Columbus, Ohio, United States
    • 1983 - 2002
      Medical entomologist and microbiologist, Vector-borne Disease Unit Ohio Department Health
      Columbus, Ohio, United States
    • 2003
      Medical entomologist and microbiologist, Vector-borne Disease Unit Ohio Department Health
      Columbus, Ohio, United States