Nishtar Medical University

Basic Sciences

Dean’s Message

Prof. Dr. Asgher Javed

It is my pleasure to greet you as a Dean of Nishtar Medical University, Multan, to this esteemed establishment. It gives me great pleasure to state that Nishtar Medical University has always upheld the highest standards for personality development and medical education for many years. Nishtar has established itself as a name of excellence and confidence in the medical industry via its unwavering dedication to the cause of high-quality education, tireless efforts, and sheer willpower. Our goal is to foster an inclusive, diverse community that is committed to using the best teaching and learning practices to reduce suffering and enhance everyone’s health and well-being.

 

I am quite happy to say that the physicians that Nishtar Medical University produces are consistently excellent in their specialties. The two main pillars that support Nishtar Medical University’s success are the instructors’ commitment to excellence and their professionalism, as well as the students’ high expectations. Our faculty comprises highly skilled educators whose dedication to their craft is truly remarkable. We are completely aware of the duty we have taken on. We promise to always uphold the trust that parents and students have placed in us. We prefer to follow the great adage that respecting the student is the key to education.

Faculty of Pathology Department

Prof. Dr. Asgher JavedHead of Department
 Professor of Pathology
Dr. Khalid JavaidAssociate Professor
Dr. S.M. Abbas NaqviAssociate Professor
Dr. Rana KhalidAssociate Professor
Dr. Munawar Hussain QureshiAssociate Professor
Dr. Muhammad SamiullahAssistant Professor on ADHOC Basis
Dr. Yasmeen BatoolAssistant Professor on ADHOC Basis
Dr. Umera SaleemAssistant Professor on ADHOC Basis
Dr. Saad MasoodAssistant Professor on ADHOC Basis
Dr. Kiran MumtazAssistant Professor on ADHOC Basis
Dr. Muhammad Aamir AshiqAssistant Professor on ADHOC Basis
DR. LUBNA FAZILAPWMO
DR. MERAJ FATIMASenior Demonstrator
DR. MAJID RASHIDSenior Demonstrator
DR. ZUBAIR HASSANSenior Demonstrator
DR. SHEHBAZ ANWARDemonstrator
DR. MEHREEN AFZALDemonstrator
DR. NADIADemonstrator
DR. NOOR ZAHRADemonstrator
DR. SAJJAD RAZA DCPChief Consultant Pathologist

Units of Pathology Department

Faculty of Anatomy Department

Dr. Muhammad Ilyas AnjumHead of Department
Dr. Ammara RasheedAssistant Professor
Dr. Ponum MiraniAssistant Professor

 

Faculty of Bio Chemistry Department

Dr. Bakhtawar FarooqHead Of Department
Dr. Shazia MasoodSenior Demonstrator
Dr. Shoaib AkhtarSenior Demonstrator
Dr. Muhammad AjmalSenior Demonstrator
  
  
  
  

ACTIVITIES / SESSIONS CONDUCTED BY DEPARTMENT

SERVICE / FACILITIES OFFERED

The biochemistry department typically offers services related to molecular biology, enzymology,
protein analysis,
and metabolic studies. research support,
lab techniques,
academic resources for students and faculty.

Department of Community Medicine

CHAIRMAN MESSAGE:
I am fully convinced that you are the bright future of a prosperous Pakistan. If you want a thriving Pakistan, then it has to be a knowledge based Pakistan. You therefore enter the University to seek knowledge and leave to disseminate knowledge. In today’s world high expectations and demands are placed on the shoulders of youth. The 21st century calls for new approaches to learning, innovative thinking, the acquisition of specific knowledge not just about the discipline that they belong to but also about the environment, health and citizenship, and the promotion of ethical values and attitudes. In our rapidly changing and interdependent world, the universities not only have to ensure that students acquire solid skills in basic subjects, but also that they become responsible local and global citizens, at ease with new technologies and able to make informed decisions about health, the environment and other local and global challenges. Going global is the recipe to international peace, harmony and prosperity. Furthermore, remember one thing; education and all its forms crown those who nurture her. A character building is an important aspect of education. It is our social capital. Strength of character includes faith, discipline, tolerance, patience, sharing, caring and compassion. Development of these qualities in our institutions will help us reduce trust deficit and indolence which prevails in our society today.

Let us therefore, work together to build knowledge based prosperous Pakistan

Mission:

  • Department’s mission is to equip and prepare young minds for challenges of global food safety and Nutrition.
  • To provide quality education at undergraduate and graduate levels, and develop cutting edge techniques to meet the national and global challenges of food security, and human nutrition.
  • Provision of healthy, friendly, safe and congenial educational environment for students is the main edge of the NMU Multan

Learning Outcomes

The graduates will be able to:

  • Assess the impact of a public policy position on nutrition and dietetics.
  • Critically discuss current issues in human nutrition and analytically appraise the validity and applicability of new investigative research.
  • Explain the inherent conceptual and methodological problems and the evidence describing the role of nutrition in human health and disease.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the methods for acquiring and interpreting information about diet and nutritional status, in specified groups or individuals.
  • Discuss the impact of health care policy and different health care delivery systems on food and nutrition services.
  • Develop their career as professional nutritionist/dietician to provide awareness and services to the society.

Structure of HND Shared Degree Program

  • The HND shared Degree Program is of 4-year duration degree, spread over 8 regular semesters.
  • Nature of Degree
  • The courses relevant to Food Science will be taught by faculty from MNS-UAM and the courses related to medical sciences will be taught by the faculty from NMUM with mutual understanding. The general courses will be taught by the faculty from relevant Department either from MNS-UAM or from NMU. Depending upon the number of courses in each semester, the students will spend 2-3 days at MNSUAM and remaining 2-3 days at NMU and time table will be adjusted accordingly. All students will spend internship period at designated hospitals of NMU or at any private hospital. The final internship presentations of all students will be evaluated by a committee consisting of faculty from both organizations.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum eligibility criteria for admission will be at least 60% marks in F.Sc. Pre-Medical. Candidates from A-level will also be eligible for admission however they must have knowledge of biology.

Admission

  • It will be a shared degree program with Nishtar Medical University, Multan (NMU) and MNS- University of Agriculture, Multan (MNS-UAM). Admission will be open for male and females. The merit for admission will be determined through FSc and Matriculation marks as well as interview. The weightage of academic record will be 90% and 10% marks will be for interview. The weightage of academic record will be further divided into a ratio of 70% and 30% for FSc and Matric, respectively. The interviews will be conducted by a committee approved by the Vice Chancellor. For candidates from A-Level, 25% quota will be reserved which can be converted into open merit in case of non-availability of candidates from A-Level.

Course Structure

Course No.

Title of Course

Credit

Hours

1st Semester

ENG -301

Composition and Communication Skills

3(3-0) CC

CS-301

Computer Science and Information Technology

2(0-2) FC

HND-301

Micronutrients in Human Nutrition

3(3-0) FC

HND-303

Assessment of Nutritional Status

3(2-1) MC

HND-305

Macronutrients in Human Nutrition

3(3-0) FC

HND-307

Metabolism of Nutrients

2(2-0) MC

PHYSIO-301

Human Physiology-I

3(2-1) FC

 

 

19(15-4)

2nd Semester

SSH-302

Pakistan Studies

2(2-0) CC

STAT-302

Introductory Statistics

2(2-0) CC

SOC-302

Fundamentals of Sociology/Behavior

3(3-0) GC

BIOCHEM-302

Clinical Biochemistry

3(1-2) GC

PHYSIO-302

Human Physiology-II

3(2-1) FC

HND-302

Public Health Nutrition

3(2-1) MC

HND-304

Nutritional Deficiency Disorders

3(3-0) MC

UAM-301

Social and Religious Tolerance

2(2-0) Audit

 

 

19(15-4)

3rd Semester

IS-401/SSH-402

Islamic Studies/Ethics (for Foreigners / Non-Muslims)

3(3-0) CC

BIOTECH-401

Basics of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

2(2-0) GC

FST-419

Food laws and regulations

3(3-0) MC

ANAT-401

Human Anatomy

3(2-1) FC

PHARM-401

Pharmacology-I

3(3-0) MC

HND-401

Nutrition and Psychology/Behavior

3(3-0) MC

HND-403

Preventive Nutrition

3(3-0) MC

UAM-302

Citizenship Education and Community Engagement

3(2-1) Audit

 

 

20(18-2)

 

4th Semester

FST-402

Essentials of Food Science and Technology

3(2-1) FC

PATH-402

General Human Pathology

3(2-1) FC

PHARM-402

Pharmacology-II

3(2-1) MC

HND-402

Nutrition Through the Life Cycle

3(3-0) MC

HND-404

Nutritional Immunology

3(3-0) MC

HND-406

Nutrition Epidemiology

3(3-0) MC

HND-408

Nutrition Policies and Programs

3(3-0) MC

 

 

21(18-3)

5th Semester

FST-501

Principles of Human Nutrition

3(3-0) FC

FST-503

Food Microbiology

3(2-1) GC

FST-511

Food Analysis and Sensory Evaluation

3(2-1) GC

HND-501

Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

3(3-0) MC

HND-503

Nutritional Education and Awareness

3(2-1) FC

HND-505

Nutrition Through Social Protection

2(2-0) MC

HND-507

Dietetics-I

3(2-1) MC

 

 

20(16-4)

6th Semester

HND-502

Dietetics-II

3(2-1) MC

HND-504

Drug-Nutrient Interactions

2(2-0) MC

HND-506

Food Supplements

2(2-0) MC

HND-508

Research Methods in Nutrition

3(1-2) MC

HND-510

Meal Planning and Management

3(2-1) MC

 

 

13

Elective

HND-512

Water safety in Developing World

3(2-1) EC

HND-514

Food Toxins and Allergens

3(3-0) EC

HND-516

Sports Nutrition

3(2-1) EC

FST-502

Food Chemistry

3(3-0) EC

 

 

6

 

 

19

 

7th Semester

FST-619

Food Safety and Quality Management

2(2-0) GC

HND-601

Dietetics-III

3(2-1) MC

HND-603

Nutritional Practices in Clinical Care

3(2-1) MC

HND-605

Global Food Issues

3(3-0)

MC

 

 

11(7-4)

Elective

HND-607

Nutrition in Emergencies

3(3-0)

EC

HND-609

Genetically Modified Foods and Food Diversification

3(3-0)

EC

HND-611

Infant and Young Child Feeding

3(2-1)

EC

 

 

6

 

 

17

8th Semester

HND-602

Internship/Project

6(0-6) MC

 

 

6(0-6)

Total Credit Hours = 141

Where: FC = Foundation Course, MC = Major Course, EC = Elective Course, GC = General Course, CC = Compulsory Course

 

The courses related to medical sciences will be taken by the faculty from Nishtar Medical University and Remaining will be taken by the faculty from MNS-University of Agriculture, Multan with mutual understanding.

 

Faculty of Human Nutrition and Dietetics Department

Dr. Nasrin Siddique

Chairperson

Dr. Nadia Tufail

Assistant Professor

Dr. Areeba Usman

Assistant Professor

Muhammad Shoaib Iqbal

Senior Demonstrator

Dr. Khurram Malik

 

Demonstrator

 

 Program offered by the Department

BS Human Nutrition and Dietetics (HND)

Faculty of Forensic Medicine Department

Dr. Mushtaq AhmadHead of Department

SERVICES/FACILITIES OFFERED BY THE DEPARTMENT

PROGRAMS OFFERED BY THE DEPARTMENT

DMJRecognized by PM&DC and is in progress
FCPSMOU signed with Multan Medical and Dental College Multan

Faculty of Physiology Department

Dr. Hamid HassanHead of Department
Dr. Muhammad ImranAssistant Professor
Dr. Muhammad ImranAssistant Professor
Dr. Maryam ShafaqAssistant Professor

Services offered by Department

Faculty of Pharmacology Department

Dr. Abdul Jabbar Head of Department
Dr. Khursheed AnwarAssociate Professor
Dr. Saba BatoolAssistant Professor
Dr. Saliha GillaniAPWMO
Dr. Jahangir MalikPMO
Dr. Rubeena MurtazaPWMO
Dr. Muhammad Tariq ChaudharyAPMO
Dr. Zafar Ahmed LanghaSenior Demonstrator
Dr. Abdul WaliSenior Demonstrator
Dr. Rabia JamilDemonstrator
Dr. Sadaf SarfrazDemonstrator

Objectives of Department

Programs Offered

Under Graduation
MBBS
BDS
BSC NURSING
BS ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES
HUMAN NUTRITION & DIETETICS.
Post Graduation
MS nursing
DIP anesthesia & DGO.

Research publications


1‘’Effect of Mimosa Himalayana extract in xanthine oxidase activity invitro’’ as a 5th author publish in PJMHS in March 2020
2. ‘’Impact of vitamin D3, on hba1c in individuals with pre-diabetes’’ as a 5th author publish in PAFMJ in august 2020
3. ‘’Evaluation of chondroprotective effects of intra articular piroxicam in post-traumatic osteoarthritis model of rat’’ as a 1st author publish in PAFMJ in April 2021
4. ‘’Evaluation of chondroprotective efficacy of triamcinolone in osteoarthritis induced rat model’’ as a 1st author publish in JUMDC in june 2021
5. ‘’Efficacy of Telmisartan in pristine induced arthritis rat model‘’ as a 2nd author publish in Proceedings July-sept 2021
6. ‘’ Radiographic evaluation and comparison of chondroprotective effects of hyaluronic acid and triamcinolone in a rat model of osteoarthritis’’ as a 1st author published in JIIMC September 2021
7. ‘’ Intra-articular piroxicam and triamcinolone in a rat model of osteoarthritis; evaluation and comparison of chondroprotective efficacy’’ as 1 st author published in JAMC in December 2021
8. ‘’Evaluation of chondroprotective effects of hyaluronic acid in a rat model of osteoarthritis’’ as a 1st author published on PAFMJ in December 2021
9. ‘’ Comparative chondroprotective effects of intra-articular hyaluronic acid and triamcinolone in murine model of osteoarthritis’’ as 1st author published in JAMC in Januarry 2022
10. ‘’Response of blood sugar fasting to vitamin D3 in individuals with pre diabetes’’ as 4th author published in RMJ in January 2022
11.Evaluation of anti-arthritic effect of Torilis leptophylla and its comparison with indomethacin; Saba Batool. Journal of Fatima Jinnah Medical University 2020
12. Comparative study of anti- inflammatory effects of Uncaria tomentosa and Torilis leptophylla Saba Batool, The Journal of Allama Iqbal Medical college 2020 1 18 37-43
13. Effect of Mimosa himalyana extract on xanthine oxidase activity in Pakistan Journal of medical and health Sciences 2020
14. Motorized two- wheeler accidents; a leading cause of death and disabilities: Autopsy based study in tertiary care hospital Saba Batool Annals of Punjab Medical College (APMC) 2021
15. To study the effects Tribulus Terristris on Urinary pH, Uric acid and Calcium as a herbal diuretic agent published in medical forum 2015
16. Histological study of Commiphora mukul, Withania somenifera and Thyroxine in a murine model of Hypothyroidism in proceedings SZMC 2020
17. Effects of Pucturevine (TT) on Leydig cells of prepubertal Albino rats in proceedings SZMC 2020
18. Effects of Tribulus Terristeris; To study on urine output and electrolytes in rabbits published in ANNALS in 2012
19. Comparison of Feldopine and Propranolol in the treatment of hypertension published in ANNALS in 2012
20. To compare the effects of Tributus Terristris with furosemide on urine volume and electrolytes published in medical forum 2015

Services and facilities offered by the Department

Community Pharmacy Training by conduction of exams under privilege of Punjab medical faculty Lahore.
We have served as a coordinator for 3rd year MBBS curricular & extracurricular activities.
We play the vital role in any emergency situations by provision of our staff members & other essential services.

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Dean’s Message

Prof. Dr. Khalid Usman

Faculty of Basic Sciences is a premier Centre of education and research. It is comprised of 6/7 Departments focused on integrated areas of research and education. The rigorous undergraduate, graduate and post graduate programs emphasis broad subject competence and performance, opening new vistas of education to the young learners. Multidisciplinary research and academic opportunities are offered in the areas of Pathology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Community Medicine, Forensic Medicine, Physiology, and Pharmacology

A key to our success has been our ability to recruit dynamic, award-winning faculty, thus ensuring that our promising research and educational programs will continue to grow in excellence with an infusion of new ideas and new energy. The team of faculty members along with the capable administration is committed to place the Faculty of basic Sciences at the forefront of scientific innovation with high standards of excellence in teaching and research.

Faculty members are engaged and committed to cutting edge research on wide variety of subjects such as Pathology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Community Medicine, Forensic Medicine, Physiology, and Pharmacology. Our educational mission extends to developing the complete person, not just the young scientist. I welcome all entrants and assure them very fulfilling and rewarding experience of NMU. I would also like to reaffirm our commitment to our value based integrated approach in Research and academics. My prayers go out to all the best future seekers intending to join our institute.

Faculty of Pathology Department

Prof. Dr. Asgher JavedHead of Department
 Professor of Pathology
Dr. Khalid JavaidAssociate Professor
Dr. S.M. Abbas NaqviAssociate Professor
Dr. Rana KhalidAssociate Professor
Dr. Munawar Hussain QureshiAssociate Professor
Dr. Muhammad SamiullahAssistant Professor on ADHOC Basis
Dr. Yasmeen BatoolAssistant Professor on ADHOC Basis
Dr. Umera SaleemAssistant Professor on ADHOC Basis
Dr. Saad MasoodAssistant Professor on ADHOC Basis
Dr. Kiran MumtazAssistant Professor on ADHOC Basis
Dr. Muhammad Aamir AshiqAssistant Professor on ADHOC Basis
DR. LUBNA FAZILAPWMO
DR. MERAJ FATIMASenior Demonstrator
DR. MAJID RASHIDSenior Demonstrator
DR. ZUBAIR HASSANSenior Demonstrator
DR. SHEHBAZ ANWARDemonstrator
DR. MEHREEN AFZALDemonstrator
DR. NADIADemonstrator
DR. NOOR ZAHRADemonstrator
DR. SAJJAD RAZA DCPChief Consultant Pathologist

Units of Pathology Department

Faculty of Anatomy Department

Dr. Muhammad Ilyas AnjumHead of Department
Dr. Ammara RasheedAssistant Professor
Dr. Ponum MiraniAssistant Professor

 

Faculty of Bio Chemistry Department

Dr. Bakhtawar FarooqHead Of Department
Dr. Shazia MasoodSenior Demonstrator
Dr. Shoaib AkhtarSenior Demonstrator
Dr. Muhammad AjmalSenior Demonstrator
  
  
  
  

ACTIVITIES / SESSIONS CONDUCTED BY DEPARTMENT

SERVICE / FACILITIES OFFERED

The biochemistry department typically offers services related to molecular biology, enzymology,
protein analysis,
and metabolic studies. research support,
lab techniques,
academic resources for students and faculty.

Department of Community Medicine

CHAIRMAN MESSAGE:
I am fully convinced that you are the bright future of a prosperous Pakistan. If you want a thriving Pakistan, then it has to be a knowledge based Pakistan. You therefore enter the University to seek knowledge and leave to disseminate knowledge. In today’s world high expectations and demands are placed on the shoulders of youth. The 21st century calls for new approaches to learning, innovative thinking, the acquisition of specific knowledge not just about the discipline that they belong to but also about the environment, health and citizenship, and the promotion of ethical values and attitudes. In our rapidly changing and interdependent world, the universities not only have to ensure that students acquire solid skills in basic subjects, but also that they become responsible local and global citizens, at ease with new technologies and able to make informed decisions about health, the environment and other local and global challenges. Going global is the recipe to international peace, harmony and prosperity. Furthermore, remember one thing; education and all its forms crown those who nurture her. A character building is an important aspect of education. It is our social capital. Strength of character includes faith, discipline, tolerance, patience, sharing, caring and compassion. Development of these qualities in our institutions will help us reduce trust deficit and indolence which prevails in our society today.

Let us therefore, work together to build knowledge based prosperous Pakistan

Mission:

  • Department’s mission is to equip and prepare young minds for challenges of global food safety and Nutrition.
  • To provide quality education at undergraduate and graduate levels, and develop cutting edge techniques to meet the national and global challenges of food security, and human nutrition.
  • Provision of healthy, friendly, safe and congenial educational environment for students is the main edge of the NMU Multan

Learning Outcomes

The graduates will be able to:

  • Assess the impact of a public policy position on nutrition and dietetics.
  • Critically discuss current issues in human nutrition and analytically appraise the validity and applicability of new investigative research.
  • Explain the inherent conceptual and methodological problems and the evidence describing the role of nutrition in human health and disease.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the methods for acquiring and interpreting information about diet and nutritional status, in specified groups or individuals.
  • Discuss the impact of health care policy and different health care delivery systems on food and nutrition services.
  • Develop their career as professional nutritionist/dietician to provide awareness and services to the society.

Structure of HND Shared Degree Program

  • The HND shared Degree Program is of 4-year duration degree, spread over 8 regular semesters.
  • Nature of Degree
  • The courses relevant to Food Science will be taught by faculty from MNS-UAM and the courses related to medical sciences will be taught by the faculty from NMUM with mutual understanding. The general courses will be taught by the faculty from relevant Department either from MNS-UAM or from NMU. Depending upon the number of courses in each semester, the students will spend 2-3 days at MNSUAM and remaining 2-3 days at NMU and time table will be adjusted accordingly. All students will spend internship period at designated hospitals of NMU or at any private hospital. The final internship presentations of all students will be evaluated by a committee consisting of faculty from both organizations.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum eligibility criteria for admission will be at least 60% marks in F.Sc. Pre-Medical. Candidates from A-level will also be eligible for admission however they must have knowledge of biology.

Admission

  • It will be a shared degree program with Nishtar Medical University, Multan (NMU) and MNS- University of Agriculture, Multan (MNS-UAM). Admission will be open for male and females. The merit for admission will be determined through FSc and Matriculation marks as well as interview. The weightage of academic record will be 90% and 10% marks will be for interview. The weightage of academic record will be further divided into a ratio of 70% and 30% for FSc and Matric, respectively. The interviews will be conducted by a committee approved by the Vice Chancellor. For candidates from A-Level, 25% quota will be reserved which can be converted into open merit in case of non-availability of candidates from A-Level.

Course Structure

Course No.

Title of Course

Credit

Hours

1st Semester

ENG -301

Composition and Communication Skills

3(3-0) CC

CS-301

Computer Science and Information Technology

2(0-2) FC

HND-301

Micronutrients in Human Nutrition

3(3-0) FC

HND-303

Assessment of Nutritional Status

3(2-1) MC

HND-305

Macronutrients in Human Nutrition

3(3-0) FC

HND-307

Metabolism of Nutrients

2(2-0) MC

PHYSIO-301

Human Physiology-I

3(2-1) FC

 

 

19(15-4)

2nd Semester

SSH-302

Pakistan Studies

2(2-0) CC

STAT-302

Introductory Statistics

2(2-0) CC

SOC-302

Fundamentals of Sociology/Behavior

3(3-0) GC

BIOCHEM-302

Clinical Biochemistry

3(1-2) GC

PHYSIO-302

Human Physiology-II

3(2-1) FC

HND-302

Public Health Nutrition

3(2-1) MC

HND-304

Nutritional Deficiency Disorders

3(3-0) MC

UAM-301

Social and Religious Tolerance

2(2-0) Audit

 

 

19(15-4)

3rd Semester

IS-401/SSH-402

Islamic Studies/Ethics (for Foreigners / Non-Muslims)

3(3-0) CC

BIOTECH-401

Basics of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

2(2-0) GC

FST-419

Food laws and regulations

3(3-0) MC

ANAT-401

Human Anatomy

3(2-1) FC

PHARM-401

Pharmacology-I

3(3-0) MC

HND-401

Nutrition and Psychology/Behavior

3(3-0) MC

HND-403

Preventive Nutrition

3(3-0) MC

UAM-302

Citizenship Education and Community Engagement

3(2-1) Audit

 

 

20(18-2)

 

4th Semester

FST-402

Essentials of Food Science and Technology

3(2-1) FC

PATH-402

General Human Pathology

3(2-1) FC

PHARM-402

Pharmacology-II

3(2-1) MC

HND-402

Nutrition Through the Life Cycle

3(3-0) MC

HND-404

Nutritional Immunology

3(3-0) MC

HND-406

Nutrition Epidemiology

3(3-0) MC

HND-408

Nutrition Policies and Programs

3(3-0) MC

 

 

21(18-3)

5th Semester

FST-501

Principles of Human Nutrition

3(3-0) FC

FST-503

Food Microbiology

3(2-1) GC

FST-511

Food Analysis and Sensory Evaluation

3(2-1) GC

HND-501

Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

3(3-0) MC

HND-503

Nutritional Education and Awareness

3(2-1) FC

HND-505

Nutrition Through Social Protection

2(2-0) MC

HND-507

Dietetics-I

3(2-1) MC

 

 

20(16-4)

6th Semester

HND-502

Dietetics-II

3(2-1) MC

HND-504

Drug-Nutrient Interactions

2(2-0) MC

HND-506

Food Supplements

2(2-0) MC

HND-508

Research Methods in Nutrition

3(1-2) MC

HND-510

Meal Planning and Management

3(2-1) MC

 

 

13

Elective

HND-512

Water safety in Developing World

3(2-1) EC

HND-514

Food Toxins and Allergens

3(3-0) EC

HND-516

Sports Nutrition

3(2-1) EC

FST-502

Food Chemistry

3(3-0) EC

 

 

6

 

 

19

 

7th Semester

FST-619

Food Safety and Quality Management

2(2-0) GC

HND-601

Dietetics-III

3(2-1) MC

HND-603

Nutritional Practices in Clinical Care

3(2-1) MC

HND-605

Global Food Issues

3(3-0)

MC

 

 

11(7-4)

Elective

HND-607

Nutrition in Emergencies

3(3-0)

EC

HND-609

Genetically Modified Foods and Food Diversification

3(3-0)

EC

HND-611

Infant and Young Child Feeding

3(2-1)

EC

 

 

6

 

 

17

8th Semester

HND-602

Internship/Project

6(0-6) MC

 

 

6(0-6)

Total Credit Hours = 141

Where: FC = Foundation Course, MC = Major Course, EC = Elective Course, GC = General Course, CC = Compulsory Course

 

The courses related to medical sciences will be taken by the faculty from Nishtar Medical University and Remaining will be taken by the faculty from MNS-University of Agriculture, Multan with mutual understanding.

 

Faculty of Human Nutrition and Dietetics Department

Dr. Nasrin Siddique

Chairperson

Dr. Nadia Tufail

Assistant Professor

Dr. Areeba Usman

Assistant Professor

Muhammad Shoaib Iqbal

Senior Demonstrator

Dr. Khurram Malik

 

Demonstrator

 

 Program offered by the Department

BS Human Nutrition and Dietetics (HND)

Faculty of Forensic Medicine Department

Dr. Mushtaq AhmadHead of Department

SERVICES/FACILITIES OFFERED BY THE DEPARTMENT

PROGRAMS OFFERED BY THE DEPARTMENT

DMJRecognized by PM&DC and is in progress
FCPSMOU signed with Multan Medical and Dental College Multan

Faculty of Physiology Department

Dr. Hamid HassanHead of Department
Dr. Muhammad ImranAssistant Professor
Dr. Muhammad ImranAssistant Professor
Dr. Maryam ShafaqAssistant Professor

Services offered by Department

Faculty of Pharmacology Department

Dr. Abdul Jabbar Head of Department
Dr. Khursheed AnwarAssociate Professor
Dr. Saba BatoolAssistant Professor
Dr. Saliha GillaniAPWMO
Dr. Jahangir MalikPMO
Dr. Rubeena MurtazaPWMO
Dr. Muhammad Tariq ChaudharyAPMO
Dr. Zafar Ahmed LanghaSenior Demonstrator
Dr. Abdul WaliSenior Demonstrator
Dr. Rabia JamilDemonstrator
Dr. Sadaf SarfrazDemonstrator

Objectives of Department

Programs Offered

Under Graduation
MBBS
BDS
BSC NURSING
BS ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES
HUMAN NUTRITION & DIETETICS.
Post Graduation
MS nursing
DIP anesthesia & DGO.

Research publications


1‘’Effect of Mimosa Himalayana extract in xanthine oxidase activity invitro’’ as a 5th author publish in PJMHS in March 2020
2. ‘’Impact of vitamin D3, on hba1c in individuals with pre-diabetes’’ as a 5th author publish in PAFMJ in august 2020
3. ‘’Evaluation of chondroprotective effects of intra articular piroxicam in post-traumatic osteoarthritis model of rat’’ as a 1st author publish in PAFMJ in April 2021
4. ‘’Evaluation of chondroprotective efficacy of triamcinolone in osteoarthritis induced rat model’’ as a 1st author publish in JUMDC in june 2021
5. ‘’Efficacy of Telmisartan in pristine induced arthritis rat model‘’ as a 2nd author publish in Proceedings July-sept 2021
6. ‘’ Radiographic evaluation and comparison of chondroprotective effects of hyaluronic acid and triamcinolone in a rat model of osteoarthritis’’ as a 1st author published in JIIMC September 2021
7. ‘’ Intra-articular piroxicam and triamcinolone in a rat model of osteoarthritis; evaluation and comparison of chondroprotective efficacy’’ as 1 st author published in JAMC in December 2021
8. ‘’Evaluation of chondroprotective effects of hyaluronic acid in a rat model of osteoarthritis’’ as a 1st author published on PAFMJ in December 2021
9. ‘’ Comparative chondroprotective effects of intra-articular hyaluronic acid and triamcinolone in murine model of osteoarthritis’’ as 1st author published in JAMC in Januarry 2022
10. ‘’Response of blood sugar fasting to vitamin D3 in individuals with pre diabetes’’ as 4th author published in RMJ in January 2022
11.Evaluation of anti-arthritic effect of Torilis leptophylla and its comparison with indomethacin; Saba Batool. Journal of Fatima Jinnah Medical University 2020
12. Comparative study of anti- inflammatory effects of Uncaria tomentosa and Torilis leptophylla Saba Batool, The Journal of Allama Iqbal Medical college 2020 1 18 37-43
13. Effect of Mimosa himalyana extract on xanthine oxidase activity in Pakistan Journal of medical and health Sciences 2020
14. Motorized two- wheeler accidents; a leading cause of death and disabilities: Autopsy based study in tertiary care hospital Saba Batool Annals of Punjab Medical College (APMC) 2021
15. To study the effects Tribulus Terristris on Urinary pH, Uric acid and Calcium as a herbal diuretic agent published in medical forum 2015
16. Histological study of Commiphora mukul, Withania somenifera and Thyroxine in a murine model of Hypothyroidism in proceedings SZMC 2020
17. Effects of Pucturevine (TT) on Leydig cells of prepubertal Albino rats in proceedings SZMC 2020
18. Effects of Tribulus Terristeris; To study on urine output and electrolytes in rabbits published in ANNALS in 2012
19. Comparison of Feldopine and Propranolol in the treatment of hypertension published in ANNALS in 2012
20. To compare the effects of Tributus Terristris with furosemide on urine volume and electrolytes published in medical forum 2015

Services and facilities offered by the Department

Community Pharmacy Training by conduction of exams under privilege of Punjab medical faculty Lahore.
We have served as a coordinator for 3rd year MBBS curricular & extracurricular activities.
We play the vital role in any emergency situations by provision of our staff members & other essential services.

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