Salika M. Shakir, PhD, (DABMM)

Salika M. Shakir, PhD, D(ABMM)

Medical Director, Microbial Amplified Detection

Assistant Professor, University of Utah School of Medicine


  • Doctorate Degree—Microbiology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
  • Research Fellowship—Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
  • Fellowship—Medical and Public Health Microbiology, University of Utah and ARUP Laboratories


  • American Board of Medical Microbiology

Research Interests

  • Implementation of novel molecular assays for pathogen detection in clinical laboratories
  • Effective utilization of new diagnostic tests
  • Clinical research for diagnostic assays and devices in process for FDA approval