List of Faculty of NUTRITION and DIETETICS

Faculty Members




Research Interests

Dr. Umar Farooq

Associate Professor/Head of Department


Ph.D. Food Science, Jiangan University,China 

Probiotic and Prebiotics role in human health, Nutraceuticals-Extraction, Formulation, Therapeutic effects and Potential toxicity. Gut microbiota role in Human health Human Nutrition (Nutrition Assessment & Biofortification) Novel Food Product Development

Dr. Abdul Momin Rizwan Ahmad

Assistant Professor

FRSPH (UK), PPCR (USA), CRCP (Pak), RDN (Pak), CFSM (Pak),

Ph.D. Food & Nutrition,

MS Public Health,

B.Sc (Hons.),

Clinical Nutrition (Development of Fortified Foods for various Medical Conditions), Public Health Nutrition (Nutritional Status Assessment and Interventions for Infants, Children, Mothers, Adolescents, Adults & Elderly), Micronutrient Deficiencies (Iron Deficiency), Non-Communicable Diseases (Cardiovascular Diseases, Cancers, Diabetes, Obesity)

Dr. Zehra Parveen

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Food Sciences, University of Karachi

Clinical & Therapeutic Nutrition Public Health Nutrition, Maternal and Pediatric Nutrition Micronutrient Deficiencies Nutraceuticals/Functional Food Non-Communicable Diseases (Obesity,Cardiovascular Diseases, Diabetes)

Dr. Sana Ikram 

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. (Food science and Engineering)

Clinical and Therapeutic Nutrition (Extractions of Natural Antioxidant and their effects on human health, therapeutic diet plans and management for various diseases).

 Public Health Nutrition (Development of fortified foods and nutritional assessment’s for managing mal-nourished community).

Micronutrients/Trace Minerals Deficiencies

Dr. Juweria Abid


Ph.D. Human Nutrition & Dietetics,

M.Sc (Hons) Human Nutrition

 B.Sc (Hons.) Human Nutrition,

B.A (Social Science & Law), B.Ed. 

Clinical Nutrition (Antioxidants and their effects on health), Public Health Nutrition (health surveys, Nutritional Status Assessment and Interventions for Infants, Children, Mothers, Adolescents, Adults & Elderly)

Tara Khursheed


Ph.D. Human Nutrition & Dietetics

Clinical and therapeutic Nutrition. Maternal and Pediatric nutrition Nutraceutical/Functional foods Community/Public Health Nutrition Macro and micronutrient Deficiencies Non-Communicable Diseases (Cardiovascular Diseases, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Cancers, Diabetes, Hyperlipidemia)


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