Community Medicine

Introduction

Community medicine is concerned with specified populations rather than individuals. It plays leading and collaborative roles in the maintenance and improvement of the health of the community. The Department of Community Medicine at HITEC-IMS is dedicated to the promotion of public health through education, research, community-based, and patient-centered advocacy. The subject is being taught from 1st year to 4th year through different modalities including lectures, tutorials, demonstrations, field visits, and role-plays. Health education sessions at the community level are organized to enable the students to bond with the community and appreciate the importance of primary care, disease preventive services, and the concept of social accountability.

Mission

To lead and contribute towards the improvement of public health by training health professionals with a comprehensive knowledge of Community Medicine equipped with skills and competence to address a broad range of community health issues.

Objectives

  • To educate medical undergraduates in different domains of Community Medicine.
  • To create a stimulating environment for the students, faculty, and particularly young researcher
  • To develop and conduct research on public health issues and disseminate the new knowledge that contributes to the health of individuals and communities

To help develop ethical and professional behavior in medical students according to professional code of conduct

Faculty

Name : Dr. Aashi Ahmad

Email : draashiahmed@gmail.com

Designation : Head of Department

Qualification : MBBS,FCPS,MHPE

Name Email Designation Qualifications
Dr. Nadia Nisar Nadia.nisar15@yahoo.com Assistant Professor MBBS, MPH, CHPE
Dr. Imran Younas doctorimran@hotmail.com Assistant Professor MBBS, MPH, PHD
Dr. Umer Farooq Umfa2010@hotmail.com Lecturer MBBS
Dr. Bushra Anwar Bushra.anwar@live.com Lecturer MBBS