University of Health Sciences Names dept after Prof Tahir

LAHORE:April 21:The University of Health Sciences (UHS) has named its Anatomy Department after late Prof Dr Muhammad Tahir. According to a press release issued here on Thursday, Prof Muhammad Tahir had been the professor and the head of UHS Anatomy Department for last 11 years. He died on Wednesday at the age of 87, bringing to an end a prolific, 56 year career as a teacher, researcher and an administrator. His work in all these domains was distinguished by a highly original critical thinking and personal vision of morality and ethics. A memorial service for Prof Muhammad Tahir was held at the university on Thursday which was attended by UHS Vice-Chancellor, Prof Dr Junaid Sarfraz Khan and a large number of faculty members and students. On the occasion, Quran Khwani was held and the UHS VC led Dua for the departed soul. Rich tributes were paid to Prof Muhammad Tahir by his colleagues, saying that the services of the deceased for the university could not be forgotten. At the end, UHS VC Prof Dr Junaid Sarfraz Khan planted a banyan tree at Kala Shah Kaku Campus of the university in the memory of late Prof Muhammad Tahir. Prof Dr Muhammad Tahir was a graduate of King Edward Medical College, Lahore. He did his MBBS in 1952 with gold medal for standing first in the university. He taught in various national and international institutes. He did his PhD from London University. He had more than 50 research publications to his credit.The news.

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