Dr. Sheikh Mohd Saleem was born in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India. Did his college from the most prestigious school of the Kashmir Valley i.e. Tyndale Biscoe school. He continued his Medical Education at Jahurul Islam Medical College affiliated with University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Then He did his houseman ship at the Postgraduate department of Surgery, Government Medical College and Associated SMHS Hospital, Srinagar and Department of Pediatrics, Bhagwan Mahavir Hospital, New Delhi, India respectively. He further continued his postgraduate education at Government Medical College, Srinagar in the department of community medicine. He continued his research work there and published his thesis on the “Prevalence of Type 2 diabetes mellitus among adult population of district Srinagar”. Beside these, He attended many national and International conferences, national workshops, epidemiological investigations, door to door surveys, and was involved in many projects of public health importance. Dr. Sheikh Mohd Saleem has 34 research publications in various national and international journals. He has received 3 awards for best poster presentation at various national conferences, best thesis award for the year 2017 at Government Medical College, Srinagar and Star of the Year award 2017 for highest contribution to public health activities from the department of community medicine, Government medical college, Srinagar.
Dr. Sheikh Mohd Saleem’s research interests include Non-Communicable diseases, Communicable diseases, epidemiology of diseases, occupational diseases, school health and biostatistics.