Public Health and Community Medicine

Department is working with the objectives to;

  • Teach and train medical and nursing, under and postgraduate students in community diagnosis of prevalent health problems and in provision of promotive, preventive, curative & rehabilitative services in the communities
  • Equip students with the skills to follow and compare changing trends in health indicators of Pakistan in current global scenario of epidemiological and demographic transition
  • Inculcate the concepts of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Research Methodology and public health practice in the students
  • Develop research, communication, data and reference management skills in the students using software
  • Equip the students with the skills of using evidence in public health policy, planning and health management with different range and depth in under and postgraduate students


FCPS supervisor
MPhil supervisor
PhD supervisor

Prof. Dr. Ayesha Humayun


Head, Department of Public Health & Community Medicine, Shaikh Zayed Postgraduate Medical Institute (SZPGMI)

Vice-Principal, Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan Medical College

Director, Clinical Trial and Research Unit (CTRU), SZPGMI

Advisor, Department of Medical Education (DME), SZPGMI

Year 1 FAIMER Fellow 2023,

TDR Global Profile,


Web of Science Researcher ID: ABC-8058-2020

H-index: 29

Citations: 17000+

i-10 Index: 41

Contact and links:

Prof. Dr. Ayesha Humayun's name is amongst World top 2% Scientist List 2023 by Standford University
Ioannidis, John P.A. (2023), “October 2023 data-update for "Updated science-wide author databases of standardized citation indicators”, Elsevier Data Repository, V6.