Prof Saira Afzal is Chairperson and Head of Department at Community Medicine, Faculty of Public Health in King Edward Medical University, Lahore.
Professor Afzal graduated from King Edward Medical College and completed her specialization in Internal Medicine from the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan. She completed her M.Phil and Ph.D. in Public Health from King Edward Medical University. She is a Faculty Member of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Lahore Pakistan and King Edward Medical University Lahore. Professor Afzal is certified in Research Methodology from WHO and in Curriculum development from Johns Hopkins, US. She is also editor of an indexed and well-reputed research journal “Annals of King Edward Medical University, Lahore”.
Saira has published more than 50 research papers in national and international medical journals. Her research interests include health education, epidemiology, preventive medicine, curriculum development, environmental health, occupational health, and maternal and child health.