Member Profile

Aftab Merchant

Aftab Merchant


Aftab Merchant has received the MERLOT House Cup Award




  • International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE)
    Member 03/2019 – Current
  • American Association for Anatomy
    Member 01/2018 – Current
  • Team Based Learning Collaborative
    Member 06/2017 – Current

Education History

  • F.C.P.S. Internal Medicine (11/2006)
    College of Physician & Surgeons Pakistan
  • M.B.B.S. Basic and Clinical Medicine (05/1988)
    Liaquat Medical College, Jamshoro, Pakistan


  • Ahmad S. L., A. N. Farooqui, F. Asad, Mahmood, A. Merchant. (2002). Bacteriological Pattern in 50 Cases of Pyogenic Meningitis at Abbasi Shaheed Hospital in Annals Abbasi Shaheed Hosp and Karachi Med & Dental Coll, Pakistan. (7(2):342–345).
  • Farooqui, A.N., A. Merchant, A. H. Merchant. (2000). A Case Report of Unusual Complications of Legionnaires disease with pertinent review of literature in Annals Abbasi Shaheed Hosp and Karachi Med & Dental College, Pakistan. (5:223–227).
  • Farooqui A. N., A. Merchant, I. Nabeel. (2000). Henoch Schonlein Purpura associated with H. pylori infection and duodenal ulcer in Journal of College of Physicians & Surgeons, Pakistan. (10(2): 80–82).

Teaching Experience

  • Embryology (Current)
    • University of Illinois College of Medicine – Embryology
  • Gross Anatomy Lectures & Labs (Current)
    • University of Illinois College of Medicine – Phase-I Curriculum
  • Anatomy of Head & Neck (Spring 2017)
    • Cleveland University - Kansas City – Gross Anatomy

Honors & Awards

  • Faculty Member of the Year (12/2015)
  • Service Recognition (12/2013)
    Recognition for service at Cleveland Chiropractic College
  • Recognition for High Student Success Rate in National Board Examination (06/2012)


  • Accessing Open Educational Resources in MERLOT (Presentation about MERLOT), 10/12/2013
    Presented at Colleague to Colleague Summer Institute on Distance Learning and Instructional Technology (SIDLIT) Conference
  • Evidence Based Practice, 10/12/2013
    Presented at Cleveland University - Kansas City
  • Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (Presentation about MERLOT), 10/12/2013
    Presented at Kansas City Kansas Community College


  • Clinical Professor - Health Sciences Education (03/2017 – Current) University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Professor - Preclinical Sciences (09/2015 – 03/2017) Cleveland University - Kansas City
  • Associate Professor - Preclinical Sciences (07/2010 – 08/2015) Cleveland University - Kansas City