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Faculty Members



Prof. Dr.

Nadeem Irfan Bukhari

Principal

B. Pharm., (G.U.), M.phil. (Pb),
Ph.D. (Malaysia) R.Ph.

PROF. DR. NADEEM IRFAN BUKHARI

B. Pharm., (G.U.), M.phil. (Pb),
Ph.D. (Malaysia) R.Ph.
Professor & Principal

 

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Prof. Dr. Nadeem Irfan Bukhari joined University College of Pharmacy, University of the Punjab, Lahore in 2001. He held teaching positions with International Medical University (IMU), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, University College Sedaya International (UCSI), Kuala Lumpur, School of Pharmacy and the Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Bahawalpur. Before, he worked as Radio pharmacist & Hospital Pharmacist at Shaukat Khanum Memorial Trust Cancer Hospital & Research Centre, Lahore.

At IMU and UCSI he was also involved in the Pharmacy programs of University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK, and Curtin University of Technology, Australia. He published more than 88 research papers in journals of impact factors and authored or coauthored a couple of professional books. As a member, Panel of Experts, Ministry of Health, Government of Pakistan, he provided consultation on the matters related to Pharmaceutical industry. He delivered invited lectures at international institutions including University College London, London, UK. He has been visiting professor at DeMont Fort University, Leicester, UK. His students have accomplished PhD degrees from DeMont Fort University, University of Otago, New Zealand and University of the Punjab, Lahore. Areas of his research are: Pharmaceutical Technology, Nanotechnology, Liquid/Semisolid Matrix Technology, Artificial Intelligence in Formulation Design, Innovative Deliveries, Bioequivalence, Bioavailability, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmaceutical statistics, PK-PD modeling, and Pharmacogenomics.

Dr. Nadeem is recipient of a research fellowship from University College London, London UK. He obtained several international research grants and sponsorships from IMU and World Health Organization-Health Action International. He obtained B. Pharm and M.Phil degrees from Gomal University, Dera Ismail Khan and University of the Punjab, Lahore, respectively and of PhD from University Sains Malaysia, Malaysia. Based on his performance during his B.Pharm, he was awarded President's Talent Scholarship. He remained to be a cartoonist whose work had been appeared in leading National Urdu and English dailies for about 10 years


Prof. Dr.

Khalid Hussain

Dean

B. Pharm., M. Phil. (Pb.), R.Ph.
Ph.D. (Malaysia)

PROF. DR. KHALID HUSSAIN

B. Pharm., M. Phil. (Pb.), R.Ph.
Ph.D. (Malaysia)
Professor & Dean Faculty of Pharmacy

 

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Prof. Dr. Khalid Hussain completed undergraduate and postgraduate degrees from the University of the Punjab, Lahore, and thereafter he worked in private sector at different positions. During his job in private sector, he gained hand-on experience in preparation of gargles / mouthwashes, tooth pastes, TPN, dialysetes and catheterization. He got the Commonwealth Scholarship for PhD studies and joined University Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia to pursue his PhD. This PhD work produced one patent. He has published more than 85 papers in national and international journals. He has supervised a number of M. Phil and PhD students. Currently, he is working as Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Dean, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of the Punjab, Lahore. His research areas are Development of analytical methods, Synthesis, Bioassay-guided isolation, structure activity relationship and Standardization of alternative medicines. Dr. Khalid is internationally renowned researcher and his name has been included in “Top Hundred Scientists of World”. He is the HEC-approved supervisors. He has the honour of being the president of Pakistan Pharmacists Association (Punjab) for the term of 2014-2016.


Prof. Dr.

Farrukh Zia Khan

 

Professor

 

M.Sc (Pb), Ph.D (Wales UK)

PROF. DR. FARUUKH ZIA KHAN

M.Sc (Pb), Ph.D (Wales UK)
Professor (On Contract)

 

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Prof. Dr. Farrakh Zia Khan is serving Punjab University College of Pharmacy, University of the Punjab, Lahore since 1979. He joined this institution as Lecturer and retired as Professor of Pharmacognosy in 2008. He continued serving the PUCP since his retirement and working on contract basis. He is actively participating in, and supervising research. His areas of research interest include phytochemical and biological studies of indigenous medicinal plants. He has published over 40 research papers in reputed impact factor journals nationally and internationally. Till date he has produced several graduate and postgraduate students including 34 master of philosophy students and one doctor of philosophy student


Dr. Syed

Nawazish-I-Hussain

 

Associate Professor

B.Pharm., M.Phil. (Pb.), R.Ph. Ph.D. (UK) Post Doc (UK)

DR. SYED NAWAZISH-I-HUSSAIN

B.Pharm., M.Phil. (Pb.), R.Ph.
Ph.D. (UK) Post Doc (UK)
Associate Professor & Head of the Section

 

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Dr. Syed Nawazish-i-Husain obtained a B.Pharmacy degree and then a M. Phil. in Pharmacology from the University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. He later joined the Faculty of Pharmacy as a lecturer in Physiology and Pharmacology. Afterwards, he got a Ph.D. in Pharmacology from University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK where he worked with Dr. Charles Kennedy. Thereafter, in the post doctoral positions, he worked under the mentorship of Prof. Robert L. Jones and Dr. Charles Kennedy in the area of cardiovascular research.

Dr. Nawazish is a member of the British Pharmacological Society and the Physiological Society of Britain. In addition, he is registered as a pharmacist with Punjab Pharmacy Council. He is presently heads Pharmacology section in the College of Pharmacy. He has also acted as an external examiner for under- and post-graduate examinations in Public and Private Universities of Pakistan.

Dr. Nawazish is currently serving the University as an Assistant Professor in Pharmacology. He is also serving the University as an elected member of the University’s Senate Committee.  Previously, he had served on various legitimate bodies of the University of the Punjab, Lahore, such as the Senate, Syndicate in addition to Board of Faculty and the Board of Studies of Pharmacy. He is also a member of present Board of Faculty of Pharmacy. He has convened first to third convocations of Pharmacy graduates of the College and now it has become an annual feature of the College’s activities of each year. It is indeed a new trend in the history of College. He is member of different committees of the College which include admission, doctoral, ethical and purchase. Previously, he has also been working as a clinical pharmacist in the Ministry of Health, Kuwait.


Miss. Uzma Niaz

 

 

Assistant Professor

B. Pharm. (B.Z.U.), M. Phil.(Pb.).R.Ph.

MISS UZMA NIAZ

B. Pharm. (B.Z.U.), M. Phil. (Pb.).R.Ph.
Assistant Professor & Head of the Section

 

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Miss Uzma Niaz joined Punjab University College of Pharmacy, University of the Punjab, Lahore as Lecturer in Pharmacognosy in early 2000. Currently, she is working as the Assistant Professor and Head of the Pharmacognosy Section. She is among the senior Faculty members. She started her professional career from Pharmaceutical Industry. Teaching passion persuaded her to join Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Bahawalpur before joining PUCP. She supervised research of several postgraduate students. She has published several research papers in reputed national and international journals. Her areas of research interest include standardization of natural products, screening, isolation and structure elucidation of biologically active constituents, stability studies, Pharmacokinetics and biological activity-guided isolation and formulation of standard natural drugs, Drug delivery, Pharmaceutical dosage form development, Pharmacy practice, Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacotherapies


Dr. Syed Atif Raza

 

 

Assistant Professor

B. Pharm., M. Phill. (Pb.),
Ph.D (UK). R.Ph.

DR. SYED ATIF RAZA

B. Pharm., M. Phill. (Pb.),
Ph.D (UK). R.Ph.
Assistant Professor & Head of the Section

 

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Dr. Syed Atif Raza, Assistant Professor and Head of Pharmaceutics Section is among the senior faculty at Punjab University College of Pharmay (PUCP). Dr Atif did his B.Pharmacy in 1992 and M.Phil (Pharmaceutics) in 1996 with Gold Medal from University of the Punjab, Lahore. In 2014 he earned his PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom. During his academic career he got various National fundings, merit scholarships, distinctions and awards. Dr Atif has a vast administrative experience at various levels. He has been involved in GMP, GSP and GLP implementation practices in Pharmaceutical Industry as per International requirement in close with DRAP and WHO. He has more than 18 years experience of Post-graduate teaching and research, development of curriculum, establishment of new Departments & Colleges, internal auditing, Director, External Linkage and Research, member of various College committees like time table, procurement, admissions and etc. He played a pivotal role in bringing Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Association to sign a MoU with Punjab University College of Pharmacy. He is involved in a variety of industry projects and collaborates with academic partners within Pakistan and internationally, and is member Board of Studies at various Pharmacy institutes. He is the reviewer for journals and is external examiner for Pharmacy Institutions. He has over 25 publications in multi-disciplinary journals with high impact. He also presented his work at national and international conferences, seminars and workshops. Dr Atif has experience of supervising PhD students and MPhil research projects. His area of research is Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Care and Rational use of medicine. Before his current appointment, Dr Atif was a Specialty Business Associate at Aventis Pharmaceutical (Pvt.) Ltd


Dr. Abida Latif

 

Assistant Professor

 

B. Pharm., M. Pharm. (Pb), R.Ph. Ph.D (Pb)

DR. ABIDA LATIF

B. Pharm., M. Pharm. (Pb), R.Ph. Ph.D (Pb).
Assistant Professor & Head of the Section
Girls Student Advisor

 

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Dr. Abida Latif earned her B.Pharm and M.Pharm from University of the Punjab, Lahore. She joined pharmaceutical industry before joining Punjab University College of Pharmacy, University of the Punjab, Lahore as Lecturer. Soon after her joining, she was selected as Assistant Professor in Pharmaceutical Chemistry Section. Her passion for teaching led her to persuade her PhD, which she did from the University of the Punjab, Lahore. She is heading the Pharmaceutical Chemistry Section. The areas of her research are folklore medicines, phytochemical analysis, standardization and Pharmacokinetic studies of herbal medicines. Several M.Phil and PhD students are working under her supervision. She has the credit of publishing several research publications in high impact factor journals. She has presented her research work in National and International conferences and symposia.


Muhammad

Yar Rizwan

 

Assistant Professor

 

 

B. Pharm., M. Phil. (Pb.), R.Ph

MUHAMMAD YAR RIZWAN

B. Pharm., M. Phil. (Pb.), R.Ph.
Assistant Professor (On Leave)

 

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Muhammad Yar Rizwan joined Punjab University College of Pharmacy, University of the Punjab, Lahore as Lecturer in Pharmacology in early 2000. Soon after this position, he was selected as the Assistant Professor. He started his teaching career from Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Bahawalpur as Lecturer before joining PUCP. He did his B.Pharm and M.Phil Pharmacy (Pharmacology) from University of the Punjab, Lahore. He has published several research papers in reputed national and international journals. His areas of research are the Pharmacology and Pharmacokinetics.


Dr. Rukhsana Anwar

 

Assistant Professor

 

B. Pharm., M. Phil. (Pb.) R.Ph. Ph.D (Malaysia)

DR. RUKHSANA ANWAR

B. Pharm., M. Phil. (Pb.) R.Ph.
Ph.D (Malaysia)
Assistant Professor

 

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Dr. Rukhsana Anwar is B.Pharm and M.Phil (Gold Medalist) Pharmacy (Pharmacology) from University of the Punjab, Lahore. She was selected by Punjab Public Service Commission as a Hospital Pharmacist and Drug Inspector. Later on in 2002, she started her teaching career as Lecturer at University of the Punjab, Lahore. She was promoted as Assistant Professor in 2007. She is keenly interested in research, University of the Punjab granted her a scholarship for PhD, which she did from University Sains Malaysia, Malaysia. A couple of M.Phil and PhD students are working under her guidelines. Dr. Rukhsana has published several papers in International journal with high impact factors. Her areas of interest are: Pharmacology, Biochemical Pharmacology, Metabolomics and Herb Drug interactions. She is registered as member with Pakistan Pharmacist Association, British Pharmacological Society & Malaysian Society of Physiology and Pharmacology.


Dr. Amjad Hussain

 

Assistant Professor

B.Pharm. (Gold Medalist)
M.Phil (Pb.), Ph.D (UK). R.Ph.

DR. AMJAD HUSSAIN

B.Pharm. (Gold Medalist)
M.Phil (Pb.), Ph.D (UK). R.Ph.
Assistant Professor
Student Advisor

 

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Dr. Amjad Hussain did his Pharmacy from University of the Punjab in 2002. He stood on top positions in all four Professionals and awarded with University Gold Medal for standing first in B.Pharm Examination 2002. He started his career from industrial pharmacy and also worked in a renowned retail pharmacy. After this he worked in Children's Hospital and Institute of Child Health Lahore where he performed his duties as Hospital Pharmacist/Purchase Officer and used to teach in the School of Allied Health Sciences. He joined health department, Government of the Punjab in 2004, as regular employee after qualifying through Punjab Public Services Commission. In this department he worked as Drugs Inspector and Hospital Pharmacist. Meanwhile, he did his M.Phil in the subject of Pharmaceutics from University of the Punjab and joined University as part time Lecturer in 2007. He was selected as Lecturer at University of the Punjab, in 2009 and promoted to Assistant Professor BPS-19 in 2012. He did his PhD in Pharmaceutical Technology, from DeMont Fort University (DMU), Leicester, UK. His research area is innovative, where he worked in the mechanistic understanding of solubility and dissolution rate enhancement of poorly soluble drugs. He used the latest technologies of Terahertz (THz) and Dielectric Spectroscopy in his research work and published many research articles in the renowned international journals of his field of study. He is HEC approved Supervisor and currently supervising two PhD and eight M.Phil students. His research areas are milling/co-milling, solid dispersion, solubility and dissolution rate enhancement, calorimetric analysis, Terahertz spectroscopy, dielectric spectroscopy, process analytical technologies, solid state properties, amorphization and drug development. More than 15 students have completed their M.Phil under his supervision and many research projects are underway


Dr. Fatima Rasool

 

Assistant Professor

B.Pharm. M.Phil (I.U.B.), Ph.D, R.Ph. Post Doc (U.K.)

DR. FATIMA RASOOL

B.Pharm. M.Phil (I.U.B.), Ph.D, R.Ph.
Post Doc (U.K.)
Assistant Professor

 

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Dr. Fatima Rasool did B. Pharmacy and M. Phil from the Islamia University of Bahawalpur (IUB), Bahawalpur. She worked as Hospital Pharmacist at Bahawal Victoria Hospital, Bahawalpur from 2004-2006. She taught and conducted research in IUB, Bahawalpur and Hamdard Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Islamabad. Later on, she was awarded Indigenous Ph.D. Fellowship from Higher Education Commission of Pakistan and completed her PhD. degree in Pharmaceutics from IUB. She was nominated by HEC for award of UNESCO- L'OREAL scholarship for young women in Life Sciences for the year 2009. In the same year, she joined University of the Punjab, Lahore as Lecturer and promoted to Assistant Professor in 2012. She did Post Doctoral Research at Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK in 2014-2015. She was also appointed as honorary/visiting faculty at Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK for this period. To her credit she holds more than 30 publications in international journals with impact factor. She has presented many of her research work in International Conferences held in Pakistan, Brazil, America, England, Turkey, Argentina and United Arab Emirates. She earned several travel grants from University of the Punjab and HEC for oral and poster presentation of research papers in International meetings. She has been a member of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) and International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR). Her research interests include Development and Characterization of dosage forms, Bioavailability and Pharmacokinetic Studies, Bioequivalence studies and development of in-vitro and in-vivo correlation focusing upon development of effective, safe and stable drugs with great emphasis upon the effects of absorption promoters and other formulation related factors. She is HEC approved PhD supervisor as well


Imran Tariq

 

Assistant Professor

B.Sc, B.Pharm, M.Phil, R.Ph. Ph.D. Scholar

IMRAN TARIQ

B.Sc, B.Pharm, M.Phil, R.Ph. Ph.D. Scholar
Assistant Professor (On Study Leave)

 

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Imran Tariq, joined University College of Pharmacy, University of the Punjab, Lahore as Assistant Professor in Pharmaceutics. Before joining PUCP, he worked in the University of Lahore, Lahore. He did his B. Pharmacy and M.Phil (Pharmaceutics) from University of the Punjab, Lahore. He is keenly interested in doing research and is actively involved in research projects in his field of interest. As a result, he has published about 25 papers in international Journals of good repute and with impact factor. He also supervised several students doing their M.Phil research at the College. He has been given several critical responsibilities. He is management representative of ISO 9001: 2008, Coordinator undergraduate program and In-Charge Postgraduate Research laboratories. He also acted as Director Sports of the College. Currently he is on study leave from the University of the Punjab for pursuing his PhD from Germany


Dr. Pervaiz Akhtar Shah

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Assistant Professor

B. Pharm, M. Phil. (Pb.) R.Ph. Ph.D (UoS)

DR. PERVAIZ AKHTAR

B. Pharm, M. Phil. (Pb.) R.Ph. Ph.D(UoS)
Assistant Professor (On Leave)

 

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Dr. Pervaiz Akhtar Shah did his B.Pharmacy and M.Phil Pharmacy from University of the Punjab, Lahore. He started his career in Pharmaceutical sales & Marketing in an international Pharmaceutical concern. His keen interest in teaching led him to join Punjab University College of Pharmacy, University of the Punjab as Lecturer. Later, he was selected as Assistant Professor. His areas of interest include the Formulation Design, Release Mechanisms, Pharmacokinetics and invitro– in-vivo correlation. He has supervised several M.Phil students. He published a couple of good publications in National and International Journals. He is on study leaves to complete his PhD, which is at the terminal stage from University of Sargodha, Sargodha


Rahat Shamim

 

Assistant Professor

B. Pharm., M.Phil (Gold Medalist) MBA (Mkt), R.Ph

RAHAT SHAMIM

B. Pharm., M.Phil (Gold Medalist)
MBA (Mkt), R.Ph.
Assistant Professor

 

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Rahat Shamim did her B. Pharmacy from University of the Punjab, Lahore. She did her Masters in Business Administration with specialization of Marketing from Bahaudin Zakia University, Multan. She completed M.Phil (Pharmaceutics) with getting two Gold Medals for securing overall first position in all disciplines of M.Phil Pharmacy. She started her teaching career by joining PUCP as Lecture and thereafter, selected as the Assistant Professor. She teaches subjects like Pharmaceutics, Microbiology and Marketing Management to the Pharm.D and M.Phil students. She enjoys teaching because, according to her it is an opportunity to share enthusiasm and passion for her subject area with the students and she finds it incredibly rewarding to watch students develop their own ideas and grow in knowledge and confidence. When she teaches, she aims to perpetuate knowledge and inspire learning by creating an atmosphere that encourages lots of interaction between herself and the students, and between the students themselves. She likes to make each session as interactive as possible to engage students in the learning process. Rahat's research interests include new drug formulation and its design, development and evaluation, and the qualitative and quantitative evaluation of innovative drug delivery systems. To satisfy her research experience and passion, she has a􀆩ended national and international conferences and workshops. Apart from teaching and Research, she has been assigned several managerial and administrative responsibilities in the PUCP. She is Class Tutor, In charge of Pharmacy Health Club, active member of the College's Job Placement and Career Counseling Cell and Superintendent of girl's hostel


Dr. Misbah Sultana

 

Assistant Professor

B. Pharm., M. Phil. (Pb.), Ph.D (Pb.), R.Ph.

DR. MISBAH SULTANA

B. Pharm., M. Phil. (Pb.), Ph.D (Pb.), R.Ph.
Assistant Professor

 

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Dr. Misbah Sultana obtained her Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from University of the Punjab, Lahore with Gold Medal. She did her M.Phil from the same university with high grade first division. After B. Pharmacy, she got experience of Industrial Pharmacy from Highnoon laboratories, Multan Road, Lahore. She worked as Hospital Pharmacist at Lady Aitcheson Hospital, Lahore for one year. She started her academic career from Punjab University College of Pharmacy (PUCP) as Lecturer on contract basis. She became permanent faculty member in February, 2009. She has been selected as Assistant Professor in March 2015. She has published more than 10 research papers in impact factor journals. She has attended many national and international Conferences and Seminars. She is active member of several committees at the College and University levels. She is President, Naat Society of PUCP, Executive Member of Academic Staff Association (ASA) and Member Medical Advisory Committee, University of the Punjab, Lahore. She has recently completed her Ph.D form University of the Punjab, Lahore. Her area for Ph.D research is Liquid Semisolid Matrix (LSSM) technology, Novel Drug Delivery System and Rheology


Dr. Furqan K. Hashmi

 

Assistant Professor

PhD (Malaysia), MSc (Australia), BPharm (Pb), RPh, R.Ph.

DR. FURQAN K. HASHMI

PhD (Malaysia), MSc (Australia), BPharm (Pb), RPh, R.Ph.
Assistant Professor (Pharmacy Practice)

 

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Furqan Hashmi Graduated in 2000, Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharmacy) from the University College of Pharmacy (formally the Faculty of Pharmacy), University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. Registered as professional pharmacist with the Punjab Pharmacy Council, Lahore. Started working as a community pharmacist in a private organization and later joined Children’s Hospital, Lahore. Afterward went for master degree from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia in 2003. He has experience of teaching in different pharmacy institutes and joined University College of Pharmacy in 2007 as a contract faculty member, later was offered a permanent position in the faculty. In 2013, he promoted as assistant professor. He area of expertise is Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice and to date has authored 46 peer-reviewed publications in Pakistani as well as international journals. Recently joined University of the Punjab after completion of PhD in the field of Pharmacy Practice from the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia. His area of work is Pharmacoeconomics, Health Technology Assessment (HTA), Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR), Pharmacy Education and Policy, and mixed methodology design including both qualitative and quantitative research methods in pharmacy practice. In addition to that he had been associated with the Pakistan Pharmacists Association (PPA) as the General Secretary.


Dr. Hamid Saeed

Assistant Professor

B.Pharm (Pb.) M.Phil. (Human Genetics) Ph.D. (Denmark). R.Ph. Post Doc (USA)

DR. HAMID SAEED

B.Pharm (Pb.)
M.Phil. (Human Genetics)
Ph.D. (Denmark). R.Ph. Post Doc (USA)
Assistant Professor (TTS) & Head of the Section

 

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Dr. Hamid Saeed is working as Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at University College of Pharmacy, University of the Punjab, Lahore. He is heading Section of Pharmacy Practice. He obtained his PhD from University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark in 2006. Thereafter, he did two Postdocs from Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ontario, Canada and Stanford University, School of Medicine in the field of Endocrine Metabolic Disorders (Diabetes and Osteoporosis) and the role of Mesenchymal Stem cell in these disorders. He is the recipient of New Investigator Award and Allied Health Professional Award from European Calcified and Tissue Society, UK in 2010 and 2014, respectively. In ensuing years he developed research interests in investigating cancer biomarkers and Clinical & Social Pharmacy themes dealing with the Pharmacist's role in disease management and patient education along with public health issues; disease knowledge, anxiety and depression among community, mother health and role of Pharmacists in Community Pharmacy.

He has seven years of research experience in the field of Medical Endocrinology studying mouse models of human disease; diabetic, osteoporosis and kidney disease. Currently, he established his own research lab at University College of Pharmacy, University of the Punjab to pursue research themes targeting diseases prevalent in Pakistani society. He has published more than 25 research articles in international and national journals


Dr. Nasir Abbas

 

Assistant Professor

B. Pharm. (Pb), R.Ph. M.Sc. (UK), Ph.D (UK)

DR. NASIR ABBAS

B. Pharm. (Pb), R.Ph.
M.Sc. (UK), Ph.D (UK)
Assistant Professor (TTS)
Coordinator Postgraduate (M.Phil & Ph.D) Programs
In-charge College Admissions

 

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Dr. Nasir Abbas is graduated in bachelor of Pharmacy from the University of the Punjab, Lahore in 2002. He did his Masters in Pharmaceutical Analysis from University of the Strathclyde, Glagow, UK. He got distinction in Masters which earned him GSK and EastChem awards for pursuing PhD at University of the Edinburgh. During his PhD he has got a chance to work in world renowned facilities at GSK Stevenage, UK and Diamond Synchrotron Radiation Facility, UK. In 2010 he returned to Pakistan and joined Ripah International University, Islamabad. Where, he was actively involved in teaching and research of undergraduate and postgraduate students. In 2013, Dr. Nasir joined PUCP, University of the Punjab as Assistant Professor. He is taking theory and practical classes of Physical Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Preparation, Quality Management and Pharmaceutical Technology courses at undergraduate level. His teaching activities also extend to postgraduate courses (M.Phil & PhD) in Pharmaceutics. Eight students have completed their MPhil under his supervision. Currently three PhD and four MPhil scholars are working under his supervision. He is coordinating postgraduate program and In-charge of College Admissions.

His research interests include solid state studies of Pharmaceutical compounds by various characterization techniques such as XRD, PXRD, Raman spectroscopy, THz spectroscopy, DSC and Infrared spectroscopy. Formulation development is another area of his interest. His group is working in the field of crystal engineering, e.g., co-crystallization, polymorphism and amorphization of Pharmaceutical compounds. Solubility enhancement of poorly soluble drugs by various methods, e.g., solid dispersion, milling, polymorph screening and nano technological approaches are also his areas of research. He has expertise in crystallography at powder and single crystal levels. Recently he has been awarded with a research project funded by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan in the field of co-crystallization


Dr. Zeeshan Danish

 

Assistant Professor

B. Pharm. (R.Ph) M. Phil. (Pb) Ph.D (UK) MBA. (IBA), R.Ph.

DR. ZEESHAN DANISH

B. Pharm. (R.Ph) M. Phil. (Pb), Ph.D (UK)
MBA. (IBA), R.Ph.
Assistant Professor (On Deputation)

 

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Dr. Muhammad Zeeshan Danish has completed his PhD from the top most School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham U.K. His work was completed with International patent based DNA and RNA Gene technology for Medical and Environmental Applications. This technology was transferred to TraceTag international, where he worked as a technology transfer Associate and trained their scientists as a Postdoctoral candidate in Wales (Cardiff) U.K. He is HEC approved PhD supervisor and also the Author of two patents and more than 25 impact factor peer reviewed publications and more than 50 abstracts published in national and international proceedings and conferences. He is also the distinguished Editor of International Journal of RNAi and Gene Silencing and Chief Editor of the Journal of United Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences (JUMPS).

He has the honour to be the member of the panel of expert on biologicals for Drug Regulatory Authority Pakistan (DRAP). Dr. Zeeshan is serving at Punjab University College of Pharmacy since 2004 and has also the International teaching experience at School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham U.K for three years. He is supervising PhD and M.Phil research students in Germany, France, Malaysia and various Local Universities. He has also been selected as a Visiting Research fellow at City of Orlando, Ventura, Florida, and U.S.A in 2015 to develop a model of biotechnological product development for clinical trial settings. His area of research includes Nanotechnology, Advanced Drug delivery, Gene Silencing/Gene Expression, Drug Discovery, Aptamer therapeutics, Antibodies, Cancer therapeutics, Vaccines, Molecular Biomarkers, phytochemical analysis, product development and designing Pharmaceutical/public health strategies. He is the member of International society of Aptamers and RNAi and Gene silencing, Royal society of Chemicals and United Kingdome and Ireland controlled release society and Pakistan


Dr. Saiqa Ishtiaq

 

Assistant Professor

B. Pharm., M. Phil. (Pb.), Ph.D (UoK), R.Ph.

DR. SAIQA ISHTIAQ

B. Pharm., M. Phil. (Pb.), Ph.D (UoK), R.Ph.
Assistant Professor (ad hoc)

 

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Dr. Saiqa Ishtiaq has completed her PhD in February, University of Karachi in 2016. It is a pride and honour that she is the first lady in Punjab who got PhD degree in Pharmacognosy. She got her B.Pharmacy and M.Phil (Pharmacognosy) degrees from University of the Punjab Lahore. She is teaching Pharm-D students since 2006 and post graduate students since 2010. She is actively involved in research and has supervised 15 M.Phil students. Until now, she has published 11 research papers in well reputed International and national Journals with impact factor. Her areas of research are the pharmacognostic studies of medicinal plants, evaluation of the medicinal plants biological activities, and the isolation and characterization of plant constituent.


Dr. Muhammad Islam

 

Assistant Professor

B. Pharm., M. Phil. (Pb), Ph.D (Pb), R.Ph.

DR. MUHAMMAD ISLAM

B. Pharm., M. Phil. (Pb), Ph.D (Pb), R.Ph.
Assistant Professor (on contract)

 

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Dr. Muhammad Islam did his graduation and post-graduation – M.Phil and PhD from University of the Punjab, Lahore. He started his teaching career from a reputed private sector Pharmacy institute. He joined PUCP as Lecturer and now he is working as Assistant Professor in the subject of Pharmaceutical Chemistry. Up till now he has 14 years of teaching and research experience. He has already supervised three M. Phil students and currently supervising eight M. Phil. and two Ph.D. students. He has published 14 research papers in well reputed national and international journals. His areas of interest are Organic Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry.


Dr. Sairah Hafeez

 

Assistant Professor

B. Pharm., M. Phil. (Pb.), Ph.D (Pb.), R.Ph.

DR. SAIRAH HAFEEZ

B. Pharm., M. Phil. (Pb.), Ph.D (Pb.), R.Ph.
Assistant Professor (On Contract)

 

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Dr. Sairah Hafeez Karman joined Punjab University College of Pharmacy, University of the Punjab, Lahore as lecturer of Physiology and Pharmacology in 2011. She obtained her M.Phil degree in Pharmacology from the University of the Punjab, Lahore in 2007 by achieving 1stposition in the Pharmacology Section. She has recently completed her PhD form University of the Punjab, Lahore. The topic of her PhD research is metabolic disorders. In the last Pharm.D session the topics she took up in physiology included cell, circulation & gastrointestinal physiology. In pharmacology she taught chemotherapy, gastrointestinal, and respiratory & anesthetic pharmacology. She developed a setup of M.Phil Pharmacology laboratory sessions and has designed all the practical's currently undergoing in the sessions. Her research interests include glucose and lipid metabolism disorders and inflammation mechanics. She has published 9 original research papers and 2 review articles so far.


Khalil Ur Rehman

 

Lecturer

B.Sc. (Eng), B. Pharm., M. Phil. (Pb.) R.Ph

KHALIL UR REHMAN

B.Sc. (Eng), B. Pharm., M. Phil. (Pb.) R.Ph.
Lecturer (on study leave)

 

| Curriculum Vitae | Publications |

Muhammad Khalil-ur-Rehman joined Punjab University College of Pharmacy as B. Pharmacy student in 1999. After graduating from University of the Punjab he started his professional career as the practicing Pharmacist and served community and hospital but inspiration for teaching and research urged him to join post-graduate degree. After getting the post-graduation degree in Pharmacognosy from University of the Punjab, Lahore, he joined the teaching profession to satisfy his teaching and research passion. Since teaching and research, both demand more learning so he is on the way to learn more and going Austria for PhD studies. His areas of research interest include standardization of natural products, screening, isolation and structure elucidation of biologically active constituents, stability studies, Pharmacokinetics and biological activity-guided isolation and formulation of standard natural drugs, Drug delivery, Pharmaceutical dosage form development, Pharmacy practice, Clinical Pharmacy, and Pharmacotherapies


Sohail Amjad

 

Lecturer

 

B. Pharm., M. Phil. (Pb), R.Ph

SOHAIL AMJAD

B. Pharm., M. Phil. (Pb), R.Ph.
Lecturer (On Contract)

 

| Curriculum Vitae | Publications |

Sohail Amjad did his Pharm D and M.Phil Pharmacy (Pharmaceutical Chemistry) from the University of the Punjab, Lahore. Before joining Punjab University College of Pharmacy as Lecturer, he worked in several capacities. He is PhD scholar in University of the Punjab, Lahore and working in Pharmaceutical Chemistry. According to him, teaching makes him happy and he feels a sense of fulfilling. In his opinion, a best teacher has a blend of a passion for teaching, concern for students, patience, tolerance, and outstanding knowledge. He is excited about putting all he has learned to use and becoming an active participant in class room. He is also a good researcher and has couple of paper published in journals with impact factors


Fakhra Zahid

 

Lecturer

 

Pharm D., M. Phil. (Pb), R.Ph

FAKHRA ZAHID

Pharm D., M. Phil. (Pb), R.Ph.
Lecturer (On Contract)

 

| Curriculum Vitae | Publications |

Mrs. Fakhra Zahid is working as a Lecturer in University College of Pharmacy, University of the Punjab since March, 2014. Previously, she worked for two years as research officer in same Institute. Fakhra did her B.Pharm, Pharm-D (one year condense course) and M.Phil Pharmacy in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from the University of the Punjab. Lahore. She is doing her PhD in the same discipline from University of the Punjab. One research paper has been published in a peer-reviewed journal. Here areas of interest are: Medicinal Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry and Drug Design


Zakria Saleem

 

Lecturer

 

Pharm. D, M. Phil. (Pb.), R.Ph

ZIKRIA SALEEM

Pharm. D, M. Phil. (Pb.), R.Ph.
Lecturer (On Contract)

 

| Curriculum Vitae | Publications |

Zikria is working as a Lecturer Clinical Pharmacy at University College of Pharmacy, University of the Punjab, Lahore. He did his Pharm.D and M.Phil from the same prestigious institute. He conducted his M.Phil Research at Shaukat Khanam Cancer Hospital & Research Centre (SKCH&RC) and published 4 research papers during that tenure. Later, he worked as Community Pharmacist at Clinix-Plus Pharmacy for one year. He published 11 research papers with high impact factor and also a􀆩ended number of seminars, training sessions and conferences. He designed new clinical practical for Pharm.D He is also coordinating Clinical training programme of Pharm.D students in Jinnah Hospital. He has supervised Clinical research projects of more than 15 groups of Pharm.D students of Final Prof. and published the first project in Plos One with Impact Factor 3.3. He also co-supervised 15 M.Phil students. Besides Microso􀅌 Office, he showed good interest in other so􀅌ware tools like Endnote for Scientific literature writing and SPSS for interpreting quantitative and qualitative data. Under the umbrella of National TB Control Program, he also acted as the Focal Person of Public private mix model for improved Tuberculosis control by referring TB presumptive cases to pharmacies and medical stores in Lahore, Pakistan.

He is having research interest in Clinical Pharmacotherapeutics and Pharmacoeconnomics


Muhammad Salman

 

Lecturer

M.S (Clinical Pharmacy)(Malaysia), R. Ph.

MUHAMMAD SALMAN

Pharm.D (Pb),
M.S (Clinical Pharmacy) (Malaysia), R. Ph.
Lecturer (On Contract)

 

| Curriculum Vitae | Publications |

Muhammad Salman did his Pharm.D from University of the Punjab, Lahore and Masters from Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia. He has published number of research papers in international journals of high impact factors. His areas of interest are: Drug Related Problems; Pharmacoecnomics (CEA, COI, CUA, CBA, CMA and QOL); Chronic Kidney Diseases (ESRD, HD, PD, Pre-dialysis Analysis); Chronic lifestyle Diseases; Acute Kidney Injury (Epidemiology and Clinical Outcomes). Apart from academics, he has the title of Mr. Universities for Body Building (year 2015)


Inaam Ur Rahman

 

Lecturer

Pharm. D, M. Phil. Pharmacology (Pb.), R.Ph.

INAAM UR REHMAN

Pharm. D, M. Phil. Pharmacology (Pb.), R.Ph.
Lecturer (On Contract)

 

| Curriculum Vitae | Publications |

Inaam is working as a lecturer of pharmacology at Punjab University College of Pharmacy, University of the Punjab, Lahore. He did his Pharm. D and M.Phil (Pharmacology) from the same university. He has been teaching pharmacology at University of South Asia, Lahore for more than three years. He got registered at Dubai Health Authority after qualifying the DHA registration exam in 2014. He did his research of M.Phil on cancer chemotherapy at INMOL hospital and Jinnah hospital, Lahore. He co-supervised the student of M.Phil pharmacology at The University of Lahore. He presented the articles in International Pharmacy Conference & Exhibition. He is interested in pharmacodynamics and pharmacotherapy

 

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