Discipline wise Faculty
Principal Margalla College of Dentistry
Prof Dr Amjad Mahmood graduated from de’Montmorency College of Dentistry/Punjab University, Lahore, in 1983 and worked as a general dentist in public and private sectors and also in Sultanate of Oman and UK.
He did his fellowship (FDS RCSEd) from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK, in 2002. He worked as Consultant Orthodontist, Head of Orthodontics Department and Supervisor Postgraduate Programme at KRL Hospital, Islamabad for more than 7 years. Since 2010 he has been working as Head of Orthodontics Department at the Margalla Institute of Health Sciences, Rawalpindi, supervising undergraduate as well as postgraduate students. His current charge is of Principal, MIHS, Rawalpindi.
He is registered with PMDC (Pakistan Medical & Dental Council) as a Dentist and Orthodontist. He is a member of WFO (World Federation of Orthodontist). He is founder member and past president (two tenures) of PAO (Pakistan Association of Orthodontists).
He is undergraduate & postgraduate examiner for many universities and examining bodies of Pakistan, including CPSP (College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan). He is member faculty of Orthodontics of CPSP. He also runs orthodontic courses for general dentists.
He has more than 20 publications and has also supervised more than 20 dissertations. He also happens to be the Chairman, Research & Ethics Committee of Margalla Institute of Health Sciences, Rawalpindi, Pakistan. He was the founder and First editor-in-chief of POJ (Pakistan Orthodontic Journal). He has attended many national and international conferences, workshops and courses. He has also lectured and conducted orthodontic courses workshops in many conferences.
Dean Margalla College of Pharmacy
Prof. Dr. Sohail Ahmad did his Bachelor of Pharmacy from Gomal University, Dera Ismail Khan (1998), Post Graduate Diploma in Information Technology (2001), Master in Computer Sciences, Iqra University, Islamabad (2008), M. Phil (2011) and PhD (2018), Hazara University, Mansehra.
He has more than 24 years of professional and research experience in Pharmaceutical industry and academia. He has worked as Consultant with different Academic Institute and Pharmaceutical Industries. Internationally worked as consultant with ElSohly Laboratories, Inc. USA, an FDA Approved lab. for Research & Development and Drug designing and awarded with “Certificate of Excellence”.
He has feather of Gold Medal in his cap from SATHA due his innovative research work on “Human Amniotic Membrane”. Due to his research work thousands of thousand locally produced Amniotic membrane has been transplanted in ophthalmic patients. He has also worked on Epithelial Stem Cells.
Got Excellence Awards for “Outstanding contribution & dedicated services” and Outstanding Performance” twice (2015 & 2016) from President of Alshifa Trust, Eye Hospital, Rawalpindi.
He has more than 30 research publications in reputed International and National Journals with good impact factor. He is author of a book Chapter published in Elsevier, USA is as follow:
- “Review of Synthetic Cannabinoids on the Illicit Drug Market”, Alcohol and Drug of Abuse Testing, Page # 273-299, Edition 2nd, ISBN 978-0-12-815607-0, Publisher Academic Press is an imprint of Elsevier, 525 B Street, Suite 1650, San Diego, CA 92101, United States
He is author of three books published from Germany as follow:
1. Bacterial Pathogens and their antibacterial susceptibility (2013)
ISBN-10: 3659331678, ISBN-13: 978-3659331671
2. Isolation and Characterization of Micro-organism from Computer Accessories (2013)
ISBN-10: 3659338060, ISBN-13: 978-3659338069
3. Effect of Coriandrum sativum L. Leaves and stems on Male reproduction (2016)
ISBN-10: 3659825158, ISBN-13: 978-3659825156
He is member of:
1. Member of Corporate Advisory Council (CAC)
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad
2. Board of Advisory Committee
Atta Ur Rahman School of Applied Biosciences (ASAB), NUST, Islamabad
3. Panel of Judges
Finding Innovation and Creative Solution for Society (FICS), NUST, Islamabad
4. Expert Review Panel
a. National Research Program for Universities (NRPU)
b. Technology Transfer Support Fund (TTSF) of Higher Education Commission (HEC), Islamabad
5. Board of Studies
Department of Pharmacy, Ibadat International University, Islamabad
6. Future Orientation Committee
Department of Pharmacy, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad
He joined Margalla College of Pharmacy in 2022 as Dean/Principal. He is active member of Pakistan Pharmacist Association, Pakistan and committed for the promotion of Pharmacy education and profession.
Vice Principal Islamabad College of Physiotherapy
Dr. Muhammad Nazim Farooq completed his graduation in Physiotherapy from School of Physiotherapy Mayo Hospital Lahore in 2000. He then completed one year additional course in Physiotherapy for 4 years (BSPT) degree from Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) affiliated with University of Karachi. He travelled to UK and enriched his qualification by completing a Certificate in Spinal Manual Therapy in 2007 at Oxford Brookes University. He then went to Birmingham and further enhanced his qualification by earning Master of Science in Advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy in 2009 from University of Birmingham, UK.
Nazim joined Islamabad College of Physiotherapy, Margalla Institute of Health Sciences Rawalpindi in 2009 as a HOD/Assistant Professor. He has 16 years of clinical experience both in Pakistan and UK and 7 years of teaching experience at the undergraduate and postgraduate level. He has provided his services as a visiting faculty member in different well known institutions in Pakistan in particular Riphah College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Riphah International University, Islamabad, Isra School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Isra University, Islamabad Campus and Ace Institute of Health Sciences, Lahore. He has also worked as a deputy chief proctor at Margalla Institute of Health Sciences Rawalpindi. Nazim is an experienced musculoskeletal clinician and is a member of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP) UK.