Faculty Profile

Dr. Ghazala Ishrat

Designation: Assistant Professor

Department: Department of Pharmacy

Specialization: NA

Qualifications: Ph. D (Pharmaceutics)

Email: ghazala.ishrat@shu.edu.pk


A healthcare professional with a post-graduate degree in Pharmacy and a rich experience in Healthcare Management System, Pharmacy Education, Techno-Commercial Pharmaceutical Operations and Clinical/bio-medical Research. Has a versatile experience of handling difficulties while working with Multi-national and National organizations, like ICI Pakistan, CBSBR (HEJ) University of Karachi, Bahria University, etc. Core competencies include Healthcare Education with focus on Pharmacy, Supply Chain, Regulatory Affairs, Quality, Documentation and Clinical studies. Familiar with standards of Pharmacy Council of Pakistan (PCP), Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC), Total Quality Management, Drugs Act, FDA, WHO and others. has developed and improved syllabi of Healthcare MBA and Pharm-D syllabus for undergraduate and graduate programs. Conducted research in the area of new drug molecule development, bioequivalence and clinical studies, with more than a dozen publications. Has ability to trouble shoot and solve problems with good negotiation, communication, interpersonal and leadership skills.

Research Interest:

  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Pharmacodynamics
  • Clinical Studies

Selected Publications:

  1. Ahmad T., Ishrat G; In-vitro and in-vivo evaluation of five commercial compound Trimoxazole tablets. Correlation of dissolution of Sulphamethoxazole and disintegration of the tablets. J. Pharm 1:71-76(1982)
  2. Ishrat, G; Shami, Munther Al, Nawaz, M, Rizwani, G; Impact of Logarithmic Transformation for the restoration of Normality in Bioequivalence Data. Volume 13, 2017 Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences, 997- 605.
  3. Hassan A, Rasheed M, Ali M, Ishrat G, Ahmed M (2018); A Triterpenoid Having Anticancer Activity Found in Stem Bark of Holoptelea integrifolia (Roxb.) Planch. Natural Products Chemistry & Research, 6:340. doi:10.4172/2329-6836.1000340
  4. Yasmin, H, Ishrat, G, Saba, G, Yahya, S, Mansoor, N, Ali, M. “Bioequivalence Study of Two Commercial Products of 3mg Dinoprostone Vaginal Tablets”. Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences, 2018, 14, 000-000
  5. Yasmin, H, Ishrat, G, Siddiqui, Q N, Yahya, S, Mansoor, N, Ali, M. “Efficacy and Safety of Megafer® Injection versus Venofer® Injection in Pregnant Women with Iron Deficiency Anemia”. Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences, 2018, 14, 272-276.