Department of Oral Pathology has been established in University of Health Sciences under the Division of Pathology with a vision to upgrade the science of oral pathology by producing qualified and well equipped graduates who are excellent oral pathologists, good researchers and thorough professionals. The department is currently running two programs; M. Phil and Ph. D (Oral Pathology), that are approved by Pakistan Medical &Dental Council (PM&DC) and Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan.
Pathology is a specialism both of pathology and of dentistry. Pathology
is the laboratory science dedicated to advancing understanding of the
causes and nature of disease and histopathology is that branch of
pathology involving the study of changes in tissues. The M.Phil/Ph.D in
Oral Pathology is concerned with the pathology of diseases and disorders
that affect the tissues and organs of the oral cavity and its related
M. Phil program is of 2 years duration while Ph. D duration varies from 2-6 years.