Zainab Hasan

Assistant Professor


  • MBBB, Karachi University
  • MSc, University of London
  • MBBB, Karachi University
  • AD-HPE, Aga Khan University
  • MSPH, Dow University of Health Sciences


  • Assistant Professor Jinnah Medical and Dental College/Sohail University

Research Focus

  • A public health specialist with keen interest in applied and qualitative research for development of sustainable cost effective interventions and evidence based policy. Key area of interest are communicable and non-communicable diseases with a focus on preventive aspects of nutrition, activity, social, lifestyle and environmental factors. Focus of research contribution is also to facilitate and mentor all level of researchers to attain methodological rigour in their projects so they may produce high quality scientific research output.


  • Professional Listing: Public Health, Research, Medical Education
  • Research Interest Listing: Nutrition, Physical Activity, Social Determinants, Lifestyle


  • Hasan Z, Saeed Z, Jiskani AR, Akbar J. Perceives stress, contributing factors and coping mechanisms in prospective medical students of Karachi: An exploratory study. Med Forum 2018; 29(7):35-39
  • Samad F, Saeed Z, Hasan Z, Fahim MF. Evidence based medicine: Perceptions of undergraduate medical students in Karachi. Professional Med J 2018; 25(6):896-902
  • Hingorjo MR, Zehra S, Hasan Z, Qureshi MA. Cardiorespiratory fitness and its association with adiposity indices in young adults. Pak J Med Sci 2017:33(3); 659-664
  • Samad F, Hasan Z, Ahmed O. Knowledge of Middle Easter Respiratory Syndrome and its preventive practices in Pakistani pilgrims: a cross sectional descriptive survey. Isra Med J 2016:8(3):164-167-
  • Farrukh GM, Hasan Z, Ikram S, Tariq B. Dietary pattern of iron intake from indigenous iron rich food in female IDA patients and corresponding hematological profiles: a cross sectional study at a tertiary care hospital in Karachi. Professional Med J 2016; 23(9): 1092-1098
  • Saeed Z, Hasan Z, Sohail FA. Use of camel milk among type II diabetics of Karachi: a cross sectional survey. Professional Med J 2015; 22(9):1159-1163 DOI: 10.17957/TPMJ/15.2938
  • Saeed Z, Hasan Z, Arif M. Sleep patterns of medical students; their relationship with academic performance: a cross sectional survey. Professional Med J 2015; 22 (7):919-923
  • Saeed Z, Hasan Z, Turab SM, Zaidi SA, Kiran S, Zehravi M, Choudhary S. Health care service quality; a comparison of public and private hospitals in Karachi. Med Forum 2015; 26 (6): 20 – 24.
  • Shafiq M, Hasan Z, El-Muttaqi A. Cigarette smoking behavior and the effectiveness of cigarette pack warning on general population: a cross sectional descriptive survey. Pak J Surg 2014; 30 (1): 40 – 44