Muhammad Nasir Afzal
Al Faisal University
Dr. Afzal is a medical graduate (MBBS) with a Ph.D. in Physiology from the University of Manitoba in Canada. During his Ph.D. at the University of Manitoba, he received a fellowship from Medical Research Council of Canada for his studies in cardiovascular Physiology. He also completed his residency in Pathology at the same University with subspecializing in Cardiovascular Pathophysiology. He is a winner of "Leica Canada Scientific Award" for 1995, given once a year to a young scientist under 40 years of age for his outstanding scientific contributions in Canada. Dr. Afzal has published more than 70 scientific papers with particular research interest in cardiovascular sciences, diabetes and obesity in national and international journal including two papers in American Journal of Physiology as first author. Dr. Afzal has served as Dean, Vice-Dean, Chairman basic health sciences, Head of Physiology and Professor of Physiology at various medical schools and offers more than 25 years of teaching experience to medical, dentistry, physiotherapy and nursing students.