Faculty Research Day at DUHS

KARACHI: The Department of Research, Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) organized Fourth Faculty Research Day at Dow Medical College, Karachi. Prof. Dr. Irshad Waheed, Principal, Jinnah Medical and Dental College, Karachi was the chief guest.
The faculty research day aimed to showcase the research in posters presentations being conducted by the faculty members of DUHS and to serve as a forum for interaction among faculty members. Fifty Nine posters were presented focusing on research on different diseases conducted during the year 2011-12.
Prof. Irshad Waheed speaking on the occasion said that there is need to provide platform to enhance research activities in developing countries. He urged other medical universities to facilitate research work of their students and faculty members. Talking about the ethics in medical research, he said that it is very important and it should be followed properly. Medical research being done has to strictly follow the medical ethics as sanctioned in the declarations. In all cases, the research ethics has to be respected. He was pleased to know that Dow University is providing research grants to the students and faculty members to do research.
Prof. Masood Hameed Khan in his address said that the motivation to observer faculty research day is to enhance the enthusiasm towards performance of quality researches.
Prof. Junaid Ashraf, Principal Dow Medical College gave a brief overview of postgraduate scenario in medical universities. Prof. Nazeer Khan, Director, Department of Research, DUHS mentioned about the books being published by the faculty members of the university.

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