Dr. Khalak received her MD from SUNY HSC in Syracuse, NY. She did her pediatric residency and neonatology fellowship at University of Rochester in Rochester, NY. While in fellowship, Dr. Khalak was awarded two NIH grants, one in molecular biology and an individual national research science award. Dr. Khalak is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and Division of Neonatology at Albany Medical College. Dr. Khalak was selected as an active member for the Scientific Pediatric Society and abstract reviewer for SPR. She also serves as a journal reviewer for multiple scholarly journals including J of Pediatric Surgery and J of Perinatology. She has also served on several patient safety committees and palliative care committees. Dr. Khalak serves as the Associate Dean of Enrollment Management and Administration, heading the Admissions Department. Dr. Khalak also serves as an Advising Dean for the medical students.