• Introduction
  • Planning & Development
  • Research
  • Staff

Introduction


Department of P & D is a recent addition to University of Health Sciences. The department has been created with an objective to sail through the growth phase of University of Health Sciences in a coordinated and structured manner. Once the growth phase is over, the department will steer the university into expansion phase. A road map approved by Higher Education Commission for this growth and expansion phase has been developed

Working

  1. Planning and Development
  2. Research and Development
  3. Foreign Faculty Hiring Program
  4. Litigation
  5. Coordination with other departments for Planning, Research and Monitoring
  6. Representing the organization at various forums

Planning and Development


This assignment is most significant for our recent new born university. New projects are conceived and developed in consultation with academia of university to improve research and teaching facilities.

A brief resume of development projects of UHS is;

S # Project Title Cost (M) Project Status Targets
1 Establishment of Resource Laboratory for Research in subjects of Basic Medical Sciences at University of Health Sciences, Lahore 36.250 Completed Promotion of Research
2 Establishment of Department of Medical Education at University of Health Sciences, Lahore 21.788 Completed Capacity building of Medical & Health Sciences Teachers
3 Computerization and Networking at University of Health Sciences, Lahore 33.596 Completed To develop IT based UHS systems
4 Establishment of the Department of Allied Health Sciences, at University of Health Sciences, Lahore 33.670 Completed Promotion of Allied Health Sciences
5 Establishment of Computer Resource Labs at Regional Centers of University of Health Sciences, Lahore 34.802 Completed To promote online connectivity between UHS and its affiliated colleges
6 Establishment of Institute of Nursing, at University of Health Sciences, Lahore 38.880 Completed Promotion of Nursing Sciences
7 Construction of Hostel for Visiting Faculty at University of Health Sciences, Lahore at University of Health Sciences, Lahore 17.860 Completed Facilitating the Research and academic scholars
8 Establishment of Training Facilities in Allied Health Sciences 40.000 Completed To overcome deficiency of Qualified man power in Allied Health Sciences
9 Strengthening of Basic Medical Sciences Departments at University of Health Sciences, Lahore 295.917 In Progress Strengthening of Basic Medical Sciences Departments at University of Health Sciences, Lahore
10 Establishment of Centre for Research in Endocrinology and Reproductive Sciences at University of Health Sciences, Lahore 31.771 Completed To conduct a high quality Research in Endocrinology
11 Consultancy Services for Land Use Survey and Master Planning of New Campus of UHS, at Kala Shah Kaku, Lahore 7.434 Completed To conduct academic feasibility study of New Campus of UHS
12 Expansion in Campus of University of Health Sciences, Lahore 100.000 Complete Procurement of 50 acres of land
13 Strengthening of Academic & Research Facilities of University of Health Sciences, Lahore 813.171 In Progress To establish a new campus of UHS at Kala Shah Kaku

Research and Development


Research is the soul and spirit of quality academic institutions. The department coordinates and assists the academic colleagues in developing Research projects. The department looks after the managerial and technical aspects i.e. project writing, release of funds and report writing.

Foreign Faculty Hiring Program (FFHP)
Higher Education Commission in its endeavors to promote quality education has started a scheme to encourage highly qualified expatriate Pakistanis to return and serve Pakistani Universities. The department is the focal point for this initiative of HEC.

At present we have following foreign professors;
S # Name Specialty Department
1 Dr. Naeem Akhtar Pathology Pathology, RMC
2 Dr. Kamran Hameed Pulmonologist Chest, PIC
3 Dr. Arif Rasheed Khawaja Surgery Medical Education, UHS
4 Dr. Khurshid A. Khan Medicine AIMC
Litigation
The department is looking after the litigation proceedings of University of health Sciences. The assignment is;
  1. To research into and generate responses to arguments of petitioners
  2. To coordinate with the legal Advisors

Staff


Department of P&D is run by a small team comprising of dedicated members. These are
 
Dr. Asad Zaheer
Registrar/Head of Department
MBBS, MBA
Ph: +92 42-111 333 366 Ext: 311
 
Zahid Mahmood
Planning Officer
MA (Economics)