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  • MBBS, M.Phil, MBA (Hospital & Health Care Management),
    Dip. Family Health Care, PGD (Administration), CHPE, Ph.D (Fellow)
  • DEAN, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences


It is my pleasure to welcome you to the website of Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Jinnah Sindh Medical University. JSMU is a public sector medical university established in June 2012. It is an education platform leading a key role in nurturing the future young generations of this revolution era.

Department of Pharmacology was established with Sindh Medical College on April 7, 1973. Department is located at the main campus of Jinnah Sindh Medical University building. Teaching faculty and administrative offices are well furnished. The lecture hall of this department has a capacity of 280 plus students. Research laboratories and seminar rooms of this department are well furnished and equipped with the latest audiovisual and teaching aids.

Department of Pharmacology of SMC is ideally suited to help shape the future of healthcare in the region and beyond. As SMC is a product of the powerful vision of its founders serves as a foundation for building a healthier tomorrow. With a focus on producing physicians who identifies and responds to the needs of our region, SMC has positioned itself to provide educational opportunity, and improved health outcomes for the area and beyond. SMC has significantly contributed in increasing access to top-quality medical education; attracting, training and retaining expert healthcare professionals; bridging basic & clinical subjects as well as other research programs to address the pressing health care needs of our community.

We provide training in Pharmacology to the undergraduate students of medical sciences who may subsequently go on to exciting research, healthcare provision and careers in academic fields.

Department of Pharmacology is recognized for its dedicated and well qualified teaching faculty for teaching pharmacology to the medical, dental, paramedical and other undergraduate technician courses such as BSMT, Physiotherapy and BS Nursing, who have achieved best academic record that recognizes the academic interest of teaching faculty and their dedication showed in various academic programs which covered through integrated teaching in semester/ modular and annual system according to the syllabi of concerned accrediting bodies.

The faculty of this department represents a broad range of basic sciences experience in national medical education and research and is significantly contributing their original research work in outstanding scientific journals of repute. Department of Pharmacology offers research opportunities to students as a part of their research module. The university has also a research committee through which financial support is made to the research students in their thesis-based postgraduate degree programs in various disciplines.

A large number of undergraduate students have also been achieved indigenous and as well as external scholarships on merit basis in the recent years that recognizes their exemplary academic performance in the subject.

Our educational programs are most updated which are adapted to ever growing needs of students in the medical fields. Our educational curriculum focuses on the undergraduate programs that will envision our students into chasing after their dreams in the field of medical sciences to keep them updated particularly in the knowledge of subject of Pharmacology.

Insha-Allah, very soon the Department of Pharmacology will offer admissions in postgraduate M.Phil/PhD degree program as soon as the formal NOC is accorded by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.

The time has arrived when we need to make sure that medical colleges and universities re-evaluate their purpose in relation to the universal welfare of the entire human race.

Our staff and administration are committed to your success and the success of every member of the JSMU family.