Ms. Shagufta Umer
Educational Qualifications

MS in Information Technology, October 2010 from NUST
BS(CS), May 2007 from University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir

Research Interests
  • Semantic Matching
  • Semantic Interoperability in Healthcare
  • Database Schema heterogeneity Analysis
  • Clinical Decision Support System
Teaching Courses
  • Programming in C
  • Programming techniques
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Software Engineering
  • Software Design and Architecture
  • Discrete Mathematics
Research Publications
Shagufta Umer, Muhammad Afzal, Maqbool Hussain, Khalid Latif, Hafiz Farooq Ahmad, “Autonomous Mapping of HL7 RIM and Relational Database Schema”, Journal of Information Systems Frontiers, Springer, 2011, DOI: 10.1007/s10796-011-9309-x.
Shagufta Umer, Muhammad Afzal, “HL7 RIM and Schema Mapping, a Semantic Approach towards Healthcare Interoperability” , 2010 Africa Telehealth Conference, October 23-25, 2010, Cairo Egypt.
Shagufta Umer, Muhammad Afzal, Maqbool Hussain, Hafiz Farooq Ahmad and Khalid Latif, “Towards Automatic HL7-RIM and Relational Database Mapping ” , Proceedings of 11th International HL7 Interoperability Conference (IHIC), 14-15 May, 2010, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Maqbool Hussain, Muhammad Afzal, Wajahat Ali Khan, Shagufta Umer, Farooq Ahmad, “Design and Implementation of HL7 V 3.0 Based Interoperable Solution” , International eHealth Conference, eHealth Association of Pakistan (eHAP), January 23-24, 2010.
Shagufta Umer, Muhammad Afzal, Maqbool Hussain, Hafiz Farooq Ahmad, Khalid Latif, “Design and Implementation of an Automation Tool for HL7 RIM-to-Relational Database Mapping” , 10th International HL7 Interoperability Conference (IHIC), pp 111-116, May 8-11, 2009, Kyoto Japan.
Yasar Khan, Maqbool Hussain, Shagufta Umer, Muhammad Afzal, Farooq Ahmad. “A Generic Approach for HL7 V3 Messaging” , 3rd International eHealth Conference (21-22 Jan, 2012), Lahore, Pakistan.
Professional Services
November 2011: Delivered Tutorial as speaker on, “International Workshop on Healthcare in the 21st Century: Importance of Interoperability” , at COMSTECH, OIC Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation. Topic of the lecture was “Health Life Horizon Project: Analysis, Design and Implementation”.
July 2011: Delivered Tutorial as speaker on, “Comprehensive Training on HL7 V3 Standards and RIM Certification” , at NUST SEECS. Topic of the lecture was “Introduction to Vocabulary and Applications in Healthcare Systems”.
December 2009: Delivered Tutorial as co-speaker at International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology, at COMSATS. Topic of the lecture was “Healthcare Interoperability Standard: HL7 and Its Implementation for Health Information Systems”.