Faculty Profile

Dr. M. Farooq Umer

BDS, MSPH, PhD (Epidemiology and Health Statistics), FRSPH (UK)
Assistant Professor

Dr. Muhammad Farooq Umer is a PhD in Epidemiology and Health Statistics from Xian Jiaotong University, China, which is world 303 QS ranked university. His master’s degree is in public health from Health Services Academy, Quaid e Azam University Islamabad which is amongst the top institutions in Pakistan. Previously he has majored in Dentistry from erstwhile Nishtar Medical College (Now Nishtar Medical University). He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Public health (FRSPH), London UK.

Dr. Farooq has a demonstrated research publication record in international peer reviewed journals including Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group), International Journal of Environmental Research and Public health (MDPI), Diseases (MDPI) and others; his research has been cited in many international peer reviewed journals as well. His research work is based on modern analytical software like ArcGIS, SaTScan, GeoDa, WinBUGS and SPSS and that he has worked on big data during and post his PhD. Moreover, he has acted as Master Trainer in various Public Health projects he have been a part of.

Dr. Farooq is an HEC approved supervisor for PhD and MPhil students (Ref. HEC/HRD/ASA/2021/87248) Apart from being a reviewer for different international journals he is also an Editorial Board Member of a few International Journals, including:

Global Journal of Public Health Medicine ISSN: 2664-4657
Website: www.gjphm.org
AND
EC Dental Science
https://www.ecronicon.com/dental-science-editorial-panel.php

Monitoring diseases and their surveillance such as Tuberculosis, Malaria, Dental Caries, Gingivitis, Polio and some other vaccine preventable diseases in Pakistan and being aware of any new diseases that emerge are also part of his expertise. He has worked on the projects orchestrated by The World Health Organization, The Global Fund, Global Health Security Agenda, UNICEF and many others. He has presented his research work internationally as well in the EuroSciCon 8th Edition of International Conference on Infectious Diseases held in London, UK where he also acted as moderator of the conference.