DEPARTMENT OF NUTRITION

B.Sc. (Hons.) Nutrition

 

The FMH Institute of Allied Health Sciences is affiliated with the University of Health Sciences (UHS) and offers a 4 years’ multidisciplinary B.Sc. (Hons.) Nutrition degree program. The objective of this program is to provide the learners with a basic understanding of nutrition, the effect of diet on health, and the best ways to manage diseases. Students will learn about the science of nutrition, human physiology, biochemistry, dietary requirements, and using nutrients to control disease through a comprehensive UHS curriculum. Fatima Memorial Hospital (FMH) is our teaching hospital where students receive practical training in nutritional assessment, diagnosis, intervention and evaluation. Students complete their ward rotations under the guidance of skilled clinical faculty members to gain practical knowledge and hands-on experience in a variety of departments, including the paediatrics, surgery and medicine wards.

 

WHY STUDY ‘B.Sc. (Hons.) Nutrition’ AT FMH IAHS?

  • Degree awarded by the University of Health Sciences
  • Teaching Hospital (Fatima Memorial Hospital)
  • Clinical rotations under the supervision of Practicing Nutritionists/ Dietitians during the entire degree program
  • Competitive cost of the degree
  • Bed side teaching
  • Highly qualified experienced faculty
  • Nutrition Awareness Programs in schools, hospitals and communities

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

  • Sc. (Pre-Medical) from Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education/ with at-least 50% marks
  • A-Levels with equivalence certificate to F.Sc. (Pre-Medical) from IBCC

 

SCOPE & CAREER PROSPECTS

The graduates of B.Sc. (Hons.) Nutrition will be able to take up career in the following fields:

 

  1. CLINICAL NUTRITIONIST/ DIETITIAN
  • Health Care Centers
  • Hospitals
  • Weight Management Centers/ Gym/ Fitness Centre
  • Independent Private Setup
  1. COMMUNITY NUTRITIONIST/ PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITIONIST
  • Public Health Departments
  • School Health & Nutrition Programs
  • International Organizations: UNICEF, UNDP, WHO, FAO, WFB
  • Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Government Food Department

 

  1. FOOD & NUTRITION SERVICES NUTRITIONIST/ FOOD SERVICE ADMINISTRATOR
  • Food Industries
  • Hospitality Industry
  • Airlines and Railways Services
  • Catering Services
  • Health Care In-patient Food Services

Dr. Shazia Zahra 

  • Ph.D. Clinical Nutrition from University Sains Malaysia, Malaysia (2019-2023)
  • M.Phil. Community Health & Nutrition from Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad (2018)
  • Post Graduate Diploma (Dietetics) from Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad (2014)
  • M.Sc. (Food & Nutrition, Home Economics) University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (2000)
  • B.Sc. (Food & Nutrition, Home Economics) from University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (1998)

Designation:

  • Director Nutritionist NUR-FMS Nutrition Program
  • Associate Professor FMH Institute of Allied Health Sciences, Lahore
  • Associate Dean NUR International University, Lahore

Experience: 23 Years

Ms. Rimsha Fatima

  • Ph.D* Human Nutrition & Dietetics from University of Agriculture, Faisalabad *(ongoing)
  • Msc. (Hons.) Human Nutrition & Dietetics from University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (2018-2020)
  • BSc. (Hons.) Human Nutrition and Dietetics from University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (2014-2018)

Designation:

  • Senior Demonstrator / Chief Coordinator / Consultant Nutritionist

Experience: 5 Years

  • Consultant Nutritionist at Rehab Care, Lahore
  • Nutritionist at Children Hospital, Lahore

Ms. Zoha Sohail

  • Ph.D* Human Nutrition & Dietetics from University of Management & Technology *(ongoing)
  • MS Food, Nutrition and Dietetics from NUR International University, Lahore (2017-2019)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics from University of Home Economics, Lahore (2016-2017)
  • BS (Hons.) Food and Nutrition from University of Home Economics, Lahore (2010-2016)

Designation:

  • Senior Demonstrator/ Consultant Nutritionist FMH Institute of Allied Health Sciences, Lahore March 2023- Present

Experience: 6 Years

  • Senior Lecturer / Course Coordinator Rashid Latif Medical College, Lahore (April 2018-February 2023)

Ms. Feroza Amber

  • BS (Hons.) Food and Nutrition from College of Home Economics, Lahore (2011-2017)

Designation:

  • Clinical Nutritionist

Experience: 5 Years

Ms. Tayyaba Ilyas

  • B. Sc. (Hons.) Nutritional Sciences from FMH Institute of Allied Health Sciences, Lahore (2015-2019)

Designation:

  • Clinical Nutritionist

Experience: 3 Years

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