FMS IRB functions under the supervision and advice of IRB committee and IRB members.


  • To evaluate the ethical issues of research being conducted at FMS or any other research presented for IRB clearance.
  • To facilitate research and technical advice to the researchers.

Composition & Policies

  1. Members will include individuals with scientific expertise, including expertise in behavioral or social sciences; health care; legal matters; ethics; and lay people whose primary role will be to share their insights about the communities from which participants are likely to be drawn.
  2. There will be at least 8 members to ensure that multiple perspectives are brought into the discussion.
  3. Quorum requirements provide that at least five people, including at least one lay member and/or one non-affiliated member, are present to make decisions about the proposed research.
  4. The Chairman IRB, while working with the dean and principal FMH College of medicine & dentistry will establish the necessary protocols in line with the FMH System policies.
  5. IRB will have a separate secretariat whose staff have the necessary training, knowledge and experience to support the IRB in performing its review function, record keeping and archiving function.

Frequency of IRB Meetings

IRB full board meetings/ IRB fast track meetings are conducted once a month or earlier as required.

Research proposals are accepted by IRB office on appropriate forms and evaluated according to the following procedures.

  1. IRB form can be downloaded / collected from IRB office located at IV floor, FMH College of Medicine & Dentistry, Shadman Lahore.
  2. Conditional approval is offered for observational studies being carried out by FMH students. Ethical issues are addressed by the IRB fast track team and the technical issues are taken care of by the research supervisor. Final IRB clearance will be required before sending the data for publication.
  3. N.B: All Projects that cover whole of Pakistan or that are conducted two or more provinces/regions of Pakistan or projects having collaboration from outside Pakistan are sent to National Bioethics Committee (NBC), Pakistan for Ethical Clearance.Contact us: IRB office, IV floor FMH College of Medicine and Dentistry Shadman, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan Email: IRB@FMHCMD.EDU.PK, Phone: +92-111-555-600 Ext.580

IRB Committee and IRB Members

                                                            IRB Committee
Sr. # Name Designation Instittution
1 Prof. Khaleeq ur Rehman Chairman FMHCM&D
2 Dr. Aijaz Zeeshan Khan Secretary FMHCM&D
3 Dr. Muhammad Bilal Secretary FMHCM&D
3 Dr. Sharoon Hanook Consultant Biostatistician FMHCM&D
/ FC College
4 Ms. Fareeha Kanwal Senior Biostatistician FMHCM&D
5 Ali Mumtaz Coordinator IRB FMHCM&D
                                            IRB Advisors & Internal Members
1 Prof.Tayyab Abbas Advisor FMHCM&D
2 Prof. Abid Asher Advisor FMHCM&D
3 Prof. Nazia Yazdanie Member FMHCM&D
4 Prof. Saghir Ahmed Jafri Member FMHCM&D
5 Prof. Rizwan Akhtar Member FMHCM&D
6 Prof. Javed Iqbal Member FMHCM&D
7 Prof. Saba Khalid Member FMHCM&D
8 Prof. Nauman Tarif Member FMHCM&D
9 Prof. Jamshaid Rahmani Member FMHCM&D
10 Prof. Safdar Ali Khan Member FMHCM&D
11 Prof. Faiza Aamer Member FMHCM&D
12 Prof. Naveed  Iqbal Member FMHCM&D
13 Prof Seema Hussnain Member FMHCM&D
14 Prof. Khurram Attaullah Member FMHCM&D
15 Prof. Tariq Zaman Member FMHCM&D
16 Prof. Naseer Ch. Member FMHCM&D
17 Prof. Khurram Ataullah Member FMHCM&D
18 Prof. Rubina Iqbal Member FMHCM&D
19 Prof. Khalid Javed Siddiqi Member FMHCM&D
20 Prof. Faisal Izhar Member FMHCM&D
21 Prof. Afshan Ambreen Member FMHCM&D
22 Prof. Rubina Iqbal Member FMHCM&D
23 Prof. Zahid Iqbal Member FMHCM&D
24 Prof. Arif Tarrar Member FMHCM&D
25 Prof. Javed Shakir Member FMHCM&D
26 Dr. Kamran Rauf Member FMHCM&D
27 Dr. Zarar Arif butt Member FMHCM&D
28 Dr. Farhat ul ain Member FMHCM&D
29 Dr. Attiqa Muzammil Member FMHCM&D
30 Dr. Saba Bukhari Member FMHCM&D
31 Dr. Imran Saddiq Member FMHCM&D
32 Dr. Maria Noor Member FMHCM&D
33 Dr. Saroosh Ehsan Member FMHCM&D
34 Dr. Ayesha Irfan Sethi Member FMHCM&D
35 Dr. Abid Rafique Chaudhary Member FMHCM&D
36 Dr. Muhammad Usman Member FMHCM&D
37 Dr. Muhammad Imtiaz Member FMHCM&D
38 Dr. Bushra Ali Member FMHCM&D
39 Dr. Rafia Gul Member FMHCM&D
40 Dr. Muhammad Haroon Member FMHCM&D
41 Dr. Zahid Anwar Member FMHCM&D
42 Dr. Atif Munir Member FMHCM&D
43 Dr. Haseeb Ahmad Member FMHCM&D
                                                  IRB Extrnal Members
1   Dr. Munazza Rashid Member University of Home Economics –  Fine Arts Depatment
2 Prof. Ayesha Humayun Member Sheikh Zayed Hospital
3 Dr. Adnan Arshad Member FC College
4 Dr. Hafsa Zaneb Member UVAS – HOD IRB
5 Dr. Saba Irshad Member PU – Biochemistry
6 Dr. Ali Hassan Member MD – Hijaz Hospital
7 Mrs. Naheed Baig Member Corporate Lawyer
8 Muhammad Umair Member  Lawyer
9 Mr. Amanat Rasool Member HOD – Institute of Modern Thoughts
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The Integrated Convocation of FMH College of Medicine & Dentistry will be held on Thursday,

the November 21st, 2024 at Pearl Continental Hotel to confer degrees to the graduates of the following batches.

MBBS:  Session 2014-19 & 2015-20

BDS:     Session 2015-19 & 2016-20

For more details and online registration form please click on following links.

1. Convocation Guidelines

2. Online Registration Form

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