Zia Rahman

Zia Ur Rahman


I joined the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology as Lecturer on 29-01-1975. Was awarded Fulbright Scholarship in 1982 for one year to finish my Predoctoral programme from USA. Then applied for a Ph.D. degree programme in Arizona (Tucson) USA and earned my Ph.D. in 1991 from University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA. Was promoted to Assistant Professor in 1989 and Associate Professor in 1993. I was awarded a full professorship in January 2004. From January 3, 2005 took over the charge of the Chairman, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology and Director Academics, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad. In addition, I served (on deputation) at the Department of Physiology, at Al-Fateh Medical University, Tripoli, Libya as Visiting Professor from 1996-1999 and taught Physiology to Medical, Pharmacy and Dental students. I guided eight (12) Ph.D. students as Supervisor, seventeen (17) as members. while eighty three (83) M.Phil as member. One hundred and forty (140) M.Sc (Hons.) students.. In research arena published in impact factors journals (80) and obtained an Citation index of 600.

Agricultural Science Anatomy & Physiology Andrology Biochemistry Diabetes & Endocrinology Food Science & Technology Hematology Immunology Metabolic Sciences Molecular Biology Nutrition Pharmacology Toxicology Veterinary Medicine Zoology

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July 1975 - July 2017
Physiology and pharmacology
Teaching and research to Undergraduate (DVM and Basic sciences) and postgraduate student (Biochemistry, Physiology and Pharmacology)

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