Dr. Rizwan Ashraf did his MBBS from Sind Medical College, Karachi. Pakistan in 1996. He opted for M.Phil in Pharmacology from one of the highly prestigious post graduate institute named “Basic Medical Sciences Institute”, an integral part of one of Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center, Karachi, Pakistan which is one of the biggest tertiary care hospital in Karachi. With the thirst to further extend my qualification, He did PhD Pharmacology from Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Karachi, Pakistan in 2011. He have an experience of more than 15 years of teaching Pharmacology and been part of different national & international medical institutes. He worked as Assistant professor in King Khalid University for about 9 years. He have been working as Professor and Head of Department of Pharmacology in different Medical Colleges in Pakistan for the last couple of years. Before joining University College of Medicine and Dentistry, The University of Lahore, Pakistan, he worked in Ras-ul-Khaima Medical & Health Sciences University, UAE as Chairperson Department of Pharmacology. his research interest is related to preventive role of natural herbs and compounds for prevention of different cardiovascular risk factors. Many of my publications were recognized both nationally and internationally with some of them having more than 100 citations. His research goal is to establish the efficacy and safety of natural substances to provide a better, alternative and affordable treatment for common ailments to decrease the associated morbidity and morbidity.
Research Interests of Prof. Dr. Rizwan Ashraf are natural herbs ,cardiovascular risk factors