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MESSAGE OF HOD

The Department of pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences was established at The University of Faisalabad, Health Sciences Wing in 2005. The Department offers degree programs in Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm-D), M.Phil and PhD in Pharmacology and Pharmaceutics. All our programs are accredited Pharmacy Council of Pakistan and recognized by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.

Our main aim is to equip the students with contemporary knowledge and education through meticulous classwork, practical work in laboratories and apprenticeship training. Industrial tours are part of degree programs that help the students comprehend technical manufacturing stages in the production and quality control of pharmaceutical and allied products. We work in close collaboration with the public and private sectors.

Multiple job opportunities are available for the graduates in public and private sectors in the fields of teaching, drug inspection/analysis, drug manufacturing, and marketing.

I encourage you to join our Department as a student and learn all the modern tools and skillsets required to become a successful pharmacist. Be a part of our endeavor in forming a more safe, modern and comfortable future for our coming generations by acquiring the knowledge of pharmacy.

Dr Asra Iftikhar

Head of Department

Vision

Becoming a global leader in pharmacy education, research and practice with the ultimate goal of providing the best patient care, and innovative drug development.

Mission

TUF Department of Pharmacy is committed to prepare professionals who can fulfill the growing healthcare needs of the society and provide standard pharmaceutical care. Guiding principles are personal integrity, respect for humanity and professionalism.

Objectives

Alacrity and competence, the two wheels on which the carriage of modern civilization runs, require rapid recovery and Novel Drug Delivery System to save the host from adverse drug reactions as well as economic repercussions.

TUF Department of Pharmacy Ability-Based Outcomes (ABOs) are the provision of patient-centered care, population-based caution and promotion of health and wellness in order to apply medical and therapeutic knowledge to pharmacy practice.

About Us

The Department offers a range of programs to meet the growing demand for highly skilled pharmacy professionals from undergraduate Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D), to research higher degrees and postgraduate programs in Pharmacology and Pharmaceutics.

The Faculty of Pharmacy is committed to life-long learning through continuous professional development providing exceptional professional improvement programs, workshops and training for pharmacists.

The research conducted by students and faculty focuses on drugs and medications. This research reflects the breadth and depth of the questions and issues relevant to modern drug therapy including the role of pharmacists in the health care system, the mechanism of action of novel compounds, drug discovery and delivery, and countless others.

As one of the country’s leading pharmacy education and research precincts, TUF Department of Pharmacy offers state-of-the-art teaching facilities such as interactive dispensing and counseling spaces, cutting-edge teaching laboratories, a Pharmacy dedicated branch of the TUF Library and innovative private and group study spaces.

Current research conducted at the Faculty includes formulation and characterization of drug-loaded microspheres and formulation development of hydrogels, nano gels, co-crystals, topical gels and development of a cost-effective nanomaterial-based diagnostic tool used to identify different infectious diseases and examination of anti-diabetic activity of different formulations in diabetic patients and leveraging health care databases to examine the effects of drugs on patient’s health and how resources are used, allowing policy-makers to make better decisions about the delivery of health care.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Pharmacy is an emergent field in the health care system. It is a multidisciplinary profession and many opportunities are available for the legally qualified and professionally competent personnel. It is a mandatory requirement to run the system under the supervision of qualified and registered pharmacists. The following fields have been offered:

  • Hospital Pharmacy Services: Pharmacists are offered services for dispensing and compounding of medicines, drug procurement, distribution, and therapeutic monitoring. They advise rational use of drugs The University of Faisalabad 28 and patient managed care with proper training in the relevant fields. They are also working in Army Hospitals in Pakistan and pharmacy cores outside the country.
  • Industrial Pharmacy: In the manufacturing units, the Pharmacists have to work in the procurement of raw material, quality control, production and quality assertion departments for the development of safe and efficacious pharmaceutical products with cost-effective approach.
  • University Teaching: This is now-a-days a highly specialized job and needs expertise. The teaching methodology consists of theory, conducting practical and research work during the course of studies.
  • Pharmaceutical Marketing: With a strong knowledge of administration and management skills, the pharmacists have risen to the high profile executives at the country level. They are also working and holding top positions even outside the country. This is a high paying field that adds to the sales promotion of pharmaceutical products for the generation of foreign exchange. Three courses on Marketing, Management, and Quality Management in Pharmaceutics in this program of studies would help to develop a good background to achieve this end.
  • Regulatory Services: The pharmacists are also working in Provincial as well as in Federal Regulatory Departments to maintain stringent control of the quality, pricing, import and export of drugs and raw materials that are used in the pharmaceutical industries.
  • Community Services: Pharmacists are also rendering their services in community pharmacies for handling Extemporaneous and Non Extemporaneous pharmaceutical products. They are relieving the burden on physicians and surgeons. The patient's counseling and guidance is also looked after by them. They are also contributing in EPI and emergency services i.e. poison control, etc.
  • Research and Development: It is a very vital field and needs high expertise for the development of drug delivery systems. It is meant for rapid recovery techniques, the safety of the host and with a lesser economic burden on patients. Our physical facilities and faculty are fulfilling the requirements to train such professionals.
  • Drug Information Centers: The rational use of the drugs is the need for the time and the pharmacist in this regard can play a very vital role by establishing these centers. People sitting in any area of this Global village may share and have an opinion from the experts. This is surely a new venue for E-commerce as well as service to humanity.
  • Drug Testing Laboratories: These are the services rendered by the Pharmacists in Provincial and Federal Drug Testing Labs by analyzing the Drug Samples taken from medical stores, pharmacies and Pharmaceutical industries.
  • Drug Courts: High profile professionals are essential to constitute the Provincial or Federal Drug Courts as technical members for evaluations of cases and recommendations of penalties according to Drug act.
  • Clinical Services: In various Healthcare settings, the Clinical Pharmacists evaluate the efficacious drugs and make sure their rationale use. In this way, they minimize /eliminate the medication errors to save the general public from health hazards.

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CONFERENCES

International conference on drug de...

November 9, 2019

International...

JOB HUNTING STRATEGIES AND INTERVIE...

November 20, 2020

National...

Pakistan’s first online financial l...

NOVEMBER 3,2020

National...

Pharmacist day

September 25, 2019

National...

Seminar on “Industrial Applications...

Feb 20, 2019

National...

Job hunting strategies and intervie...

February 9, 2019

National...

Awards

THE GLIMPSE OF LIFE BY NOOR FATIMA...

30 April 2021

Our brilliant student Noor fatima b......

Quiz competition held in March,(Ist...

2019

Atiqa saddique (DPH-FA18-165), 4th......

Urdu debate competition held in No...

November,2019

Pariza chaudry (DPH-FA18-016)...

Urdu debate competition held in No...

November,2019

Achieved By: Hafsa Asad (DPH-FA18-1......

Essay writing(1st prize)

2019

Achieved By: Rameeza 6th Semester...

Calligraphy(1st prize)

2019

Achieved By: Rameeza 6th Semester...

Singing competition, Voice of heart...

2019

Faseeha Batool (DPH-FA16-047)...

Poster competition in international...

2019

Dur-e-shehwar (DPH-FA16-011)...

2nd position

2019

Achieved By: Hajra aslam (DPH-FA16-......

3rd Position

2nd Semester

Qiraat Competition (Online) 2020...

1st Position

8th Semester

Naat Competition (Online) 2020...

Amna Naveed And Rabbia Ashraf

2018

Poster Competition 2nd Position...

Aqsa Rashid And Rabia Ashraf

2017

Master Mind Quiz Contest 2017 3rd P......

Sila Arshad, Ayesha Saeed and Fasee...

2018

Documentary Competition 1st Positio......

Faseeha Batool 1st Position

2018

Mili Naghma Competition...

Faseeha Batool 1st Position

2018

Singing Competition (Gala Night)...

Syeda Faseeha Batool

2018

Awarded Certificate of Excellence F......

Syeda Faseeha Batool 1st Position

2018

Titled “THE VOICE OF HEARTS” in Int......

Syeda Faseeha Batool 1st Position

2018

Naat And Qiraat Competition at Nusr......

Syeda Faseeha Batool 2nd Position +...

2017 & 2018

Naat and Qiraat Competition Organiz......

Syeda Faseeha Batool 1st Position

2018

Inter University and Colleges Naat......

Syeda Faseeha Batool 1st Position

2018

Inter University and Colleges Naat......

Alumni

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Territory Manager in World’s l...

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Business Development Manager

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Quality Assurance Officer in saf...

Research

Clinical Pharmacist Interventions I...

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Social Determinants Influence Physi...

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Special Recommendations In Expandin...

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Post-Covid Recovery Assessment Clin...

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Long-Term Effects Caused By Organ D...

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Optimization, in vitro release and...

Dr. Fauzia Reh...

In vitro and in vivo evaluation of...

Dr. Fauzia Reh...

Effect of Caesalphinia Bonduc polyp...

Dr. Asra Iftik...

Prevalence of Vitamin-D deficiency...

Dr Sadia Falak

Transport, metabolism and remedial...

Maryam Iftikha...

Prevalence of Vitamin-D deficiency...

Sadia Falak, L...

Management of metformin-induced gas...

Madeeha Fatima

Prevalence of metformin-induced gas...

Madeeha Fatima

Metformin and its gastrointestinal...

Madeeha Fatima

Anti-Bio Gram of the Most Common Di...

Riffat Riaz

Anti-Bio Gram of the Most Common Di...

Atika Liaqat

Anti-Microbial Potential of Panacea...

Atika Liaqat

Anti-Bio Gram of Some Pakistani Die...

Atika Liaqat

Medicinal plants with gastroprotect...

Asra Iftikhar

Nephroprotective effect of the leav...

Asra Iftikhar

Gastric Carcinoma - Recent trends i...

Asra Iftikhar

Pharmacological evaluation of Verno...

Asra Iftikhar

Evaluation of biomedical importance...

Asra Iftikhar

Polyherbal formulation ameliorates...

Asra Iftikhar

Biochemical and histopathological i...

Asra Iftikhar

Effect of supplementation of xylana...

Anam Asghar

Design, Evaluation and Optimization...

Anam Asghar

In vivo experimental models to inve...

Dr.Rabia Altaf

Phytochemistry and medicinal proper...

Dr.Rabia Altaf

Bioactivity-guided isolation of eth...

Dr.Rabia Altaf

Sources and possible mechanisms of...

Dr.Rabia Altaf

Polarity-based solvents extraction...

Dr.Rabia Altaf

Phytochemistry and medicinal proper...

Dr.Rabia Altaf

Ethyl-p-methoxycinnamate isolated f...

Dr.Rabia Altaf

Multi-constituent synergism is resp...

Dr.Rabia Altaf

Cytotoxic and Pro-Apoptotic Propert...

Dr.Rabia Altaf

Polar components of Phaleria macroc...

Dr.Rabia Altaf

Determination of Acyclovir in rabbi...

Dr. Qandeel Kh...

Use of glutaric acid to improve the...

Dr. Qandeel Kh...

Fabrication of Glipizide-Clycolic A...

Dr. Qandeel Kh...

Development and evaluation of eudra...

Dr. Qandeel Kh...

Polysaccharide hydrogels for contro...

Dr. Qandeel Kh...

Synthesis and evaluation of topical...

Dr. Qandeel Kh...

Hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin hybrid...

Dr. Qandeel Kh...

Synthesis of ß-cyclodextrin hydroge...

Dr. Qandeel Kh...

Novel β-cyclodextrin nanosponges by...

Dr. Qandeel Kh...

Student Societies

Student Societies are considered as one of the cardinal features of learning, The University of Faisalabad promotes the participation in variety of physical, intellectual, athletic and recreational activities, and provides students with opportunities to engage in the activities of their choice at various skill levels, providing virtual real-life environments that directly contribute to the development of student leadership amid increased collaboration between the individual club.

  • Religious Society
  • Literary Society
  • Cultural Society
  • Community Services Society
  • Dramatic Society
  • Musical Society
  • Art Society
  • Publication Society
  • Society for skincare
  • Sports Society
  • Blood Donors Society
  • Model United Nation Society
  • Photography Society
  • Adventure Society
  • Student Welfare Society
  • Character Building Society
  • Rehabilitation Society

Hostels


Amna Hall, Khadija Hall, Ayesha Hall, Fatima Hall, Zainab Hall, Ruqaiya Hall, and TUFIANS are hostels having furnished rooms to accommodate more than 1200 students. These halls provide a number of facilities including TV lounges, common rooms, study rooms, Wi-Fi, prayer rooms and kitchens. All students residing in the hostel are expected to conform to rules and regulations framed from time to time.


Cafeteria


Food catering service having a wide range of quality snacks and meals at modest prices is available throughout the day.


Bank


Branches of Habib Metropolitan Bank are opened for facilitating the students and employees of the university in making financial transactions. ATM machines are also installed in the University.


Transport


The university has out-sourced transport to facilitate students in their pick and drop from and to the University.