Dr. Muhammad Azhar Sherkheli
Chairman, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Science at Abbottabad University of Science and Technology is a state of the art faculty of Pharmaceutical Science which owes its eight years history as Department of Pharmacy, Hazara University, Havelian Campus, Abbottabad. With the up gradation of University Campus into full-fledged University, the Department of Pharmacy being the only legally recognized and professionally competent Academic Unit got upgraded into Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences offers Pharm. D (Doctor of Pharmacy) degree teaching and research program which is a 5 Years Professional Degree Programme designed to develop students’ skills in one of the fastest-growing and most important professions in health care system. The cynosure of this program is the practical and extensive didactic clinical preparations through projects performed as a part of the course work.
The primary objective of the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm-D) programme is to train pharmacy practitioners who shall possess leadership qualities, advanced clinical experience that enable them to be at the forefront of the Pharmacy profession and health care in a variety of settings which includes institutional and community practice, government, academia, industry, nuclear and veterinary pharmacy, translational research and drug development.
In the Department of Pharmacy, Abbottabad University of Science & Technology, Havelian Campus Abbottabad, the professional study programs, courses modules have been designed to fulfil the current needs with regard to professionalism, marketability, employability, and entrepreneurship.