Discipline wise Faculty
Principal Margalla College of Dentistry / MIHS
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
Dr. Tahir Aqeel did his B. Pharm in 2005 from Islamia University Bahawalpur and M.Phil (Pharmacology) in 2009 from the University of Sargodha. He completed his PhD (Pharmacology) in 2020 from COMSATS University Islamabad, Abbottabad Campus.
He has more than sixteen years of professional and research experience with twelve years of experience as an academician and researcher. He has supervised different M.Phil projects and has strong research collaboration with high ranked research institutes like National Institute of Health, Islamabad & Riphah International University, Islamabad. His main research area is drug designing using novel techniques such in silico, in vitro & in vivo tools.
He has more than 20 research publications in reputed International and national journals with good impact factor. He is a active member of Board of studies as national expert in Riphah international University Islamabad and also served as a member selection board GC University Faisalabad.
He joined Margalla college of Pharmacy as Associate Dean in 2018 and currently working as Dean/Principal. He is focal person of Pharmacy council of Pakistan and committed for the promotion of Pharmacy education.
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.