Community Medicine

Community Medicine


Community Medicine is one of the major subjects taught during 4th year of MBBS syllabus. It has a broad canvas of educating the public health medicine, epidemiology and bio statistics. It imparts the knowledge of disease prevention and mandatory research activities helping them in their future healthcare career. Hands on training is imparted through educational field visits.The department has a well-equipped museum displaying specimens and different educational charts and graphs for self-learning purposes.

Aims and Objectives

The learned faculty of community medicine department is providing the best educational leadership to the students for their successful future career in healthcare. We are providing highest level state of the art knowledge and personal grooming to our students to be ready for future challenges of their life. They are well equipped to practice public health medicine and epidemiological interventions for disease control and health promotion at community level.

Future Plans

We are eager to develop state of the art center of excellence for research activities to develop EBM. It will improve the healthcare of ailing humanity

Prof Dr. Zahid Masood Khan

Head Of Department & Dean of Basic Sciences

Professor Dr Zahid Masood Khan is a known personality for his community and social services.
He did MBBS from Punjab Medical College Faisalabad with honor. Then He did MCPS in Medicine and Community Medicine in 1991 from the College of
Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan. He did a Master’s in Public Health. In 1998, Dr Masood was awarded an Australian Government scholarship and he did
Master of Population Sciences and Human Resources from the University of South
Australia. In 2006 he did a certificate course in Strategic Health Communication Skills from
Johns Hopkins University USA. In 2013 he was awarded the Rockefellers Foundation Scholarship for a series of
workshops in Applied Research with the University of North Carolina and George
Washington University and Claremont Graduate University,
He has over 27 research publications. He has vast experience of teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Previously he served as Head of Department of Community Medicine Punjab Medical College Faisalabad and University Medical and Dental College Faisalabad Currently, he is serving as Head Department of Community Medicine Rai Medical College Sargodha.

Faculty Members

Dr Zahid Masood


MBBS, MCPS, Master of Population & HR

Dr Zafar Latif Awan 

Associate Professor