LAHORE– The 156th meeting of Advanced Studies and Research Board of the University of Health Sciences (UHS) was held here on Thursday with UHS Vice Chancellor Prof Javed Akram in the chair.
The board approved the recommendations of MD/MS/MDS Reforms Committee with regards to intermediate and final examination. It also gave a nod to the revised curricula of various specialties proposal by concerned Speciality Advisory Committees constituted by the varsity for that purpose.
It was told to the members that the committees had thoroughly updated the course contents, rotational plan and table of specification for intermediate and final exams.
The curricula which have been updated include MD in dermatology, rheumatology, diagnostic radiology, and nephrology, MS in neurosurgery, general surgery, and urology; and MDS in operative dentistry, and prosthodontics.
The board considered the thesis reports of Dr. Muhammad Shakil Ph.D. (Biochemistry), Dr. Munazza Saduf M.Phil. (Biochemistry), Dr. Filza Haqiq M.Phil. (Community Medicine), Dr. Mehvish Saleem M.Phil. (Science of Dental Materials), Dr. Muhammad Usman Jawaid M.D. (Nephrology), Dr. Aamir Yasin M.S. (General Surgery), Dr. Zafar Iqbal M.Phil (Anatomy), Dr. Hadia Zulfiqar M.Phil (Anatomy), Dr. Sumera Badar M.Phil (Community Medicine), Dr. Mazhar Fareed M.Phil (Haematology), Dr. Nazia Akbar Mir M.Phil (Microbiology), Dr. Anum Shahid M.Phil (Morbid Anatomy & Histopathology), Dr. Sidra Javed M.Phil (Morbid Anatomy & Histopathology), Iqra Shaukat M.Phil (Medical Laboratory Sciences), Sobia Javed M.Phil (Medical Laboratory Sciences), Dr. Naureen Tabassum M.Phil (Oral Pathology), Dr. Kiran Nayyar M.Phil (Oral Pathology), Dr. Sofia Yasmin Abbasi M.Phil (Pharmacology), Dr. Saadia Bano Lone M.Phil (Science of Dental Materials), Dr. Nadia Irshad M.Phil (Science of Dental Materials), Dr. Noora Hassan MHPE, Dr. Ambreen Fatima Khan MDS (Operative Dentistry) and Dr. Muhammad Azeem MDS (Orthodontics).
The synopses of following students were also considered for registration in various postgraduate courses: Dr. Uzma Batool M.Phil (Anatomy), Dr. Hamna Umar M.Phil (Anatomy), Dr. Bushra Naheed M.Phil (Physiology), Dr. Sameen Hassan M.Phil (Haematology), Dr. Muhammad Rehan Ali M.Phil Microbiology), Dr. Nazish Kalsoom Buzdar M.Phil Microbiology), Dr. Safia Bibi M.D. (Radiology), Dr. Ali Jamal M.S. (Anaesthesia), Dr. Muhammad Irfan M.S. (Cardiac Surgery), Dr. Muhammad Muneeb M.S. (Ophthalmology) and Dr. Azlan Bashir M.S. (Orthopaedics).— PRESS RELEASE