Ms. Ayesha Zafar

Ms. Ayesha Zafar



Ayesha Zafar is a registered pharmacist in Pakistan since 2012. Currently she is working as lecturer pharmacy practice at department of Pharmaceutical Sciences Pak Austria Fachhochschule: Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology. She has done her Doctor of Pharmacy form Government College University Faisalabad in 2012 and  M.Phil Pharmacy Practice from Hamdard University Islamabad Campus in 2017.

She has teaching experience of 11 years  and has explored insights about synchronization and application of theoretical concepts in application of labs and practicals. She also has administrative and development experience of planning, designing, budgeting and managing labs for Pharm-D level.  She also has experience of developing practical manuals and guidelines for smooth conduction of practicals. She has also served as trainer for the teaching assistants and lab attendants.

She has also actively participated in the community service programs including medical camps and blood donation campaigns. She has supervised research projects of  Pharm-D students in the field of clinical pharmacy, community pharmacy and dispensing pharmacy. She is also working with pharmacy council as an practical examiner for category B program.

Professional Appointments

  • Lecturer, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, PAF-IAST (December, 2023 to date).
  • Lecturer, Faculty of Pharmacy, Hamdard University Islamabad Campus ( January, 2018 to November, 2022).
  • Teaching Assistant, Hamdard University Islamabad Campus ( February, 2013 to January, 2018).


  • M. Phil (Pharmacy Practice), Hamdard University Islamabad Campus 2017.
  • Pharm.D (2012). Government College University Faisalabad


  • Zafar A, Hafeez, K. Shaheen, S. Awan, K. Moses, A. Farooq, F. Shaheen, H. Naseem, A. Faiyaz (2023), Job barriers for the Young Pharmacists in Cities of Pakistan; The Current Social Taboo. 8th MDSRIC University of Wah, Wah Cantt.
  • Zafar A, K. Shaheen, S. Hafeez, Yusma, Samiulah, I. Azba and A. Younas., (2023), Assessment of Knowledge and Practice of Women About Use of Cosmetics During Pregnancy in Twin Cities of Pakistan. ICETPS 23, CUST Islamabad.
  • Zafar A, K. Shaheen, S. Hafeez, Yusma, Samiulah, I. Azba and A. Younas., (2023), Assessment of Knowledge and Practice of General Public about Disposal of Expired Medicines at Home in Twin Cities of Pakistan. ICETPS 23, CUST Islamabad.
  • Shaheen K., Zafar A., and Hafeez S., (2021), Pulsatile Drug Delivery System; A Methodology To Enhance The Patient Compliance in Rheumatoid Arthritis, HJPS,4(1): 13-24.
  • Malik M., Zafar A and Hussain A, (2017), Occupational Stress among Practicing Pharmacists in Pakistan: The Current Delima, JPCR, 4(2):1-7.
  • Zafar A, Malik M and Hussain A, (2016), Assessment of Level of Stress among Practicing Pharmacists in Twin Cities of Pakistan, Pakistan Pharmacist Association 16th

Research Interests

  • Community Pharmacy Practice
  • Evaluation and adaptation to modifications to be done in curriculum
  • Impact of mental health on work efficiency of trained manpower
  • Psychological disorders among the youngsters
  • Pharmacoeconomics
  • Pharmacovigilance
  • Health related quality of life