Prime Institute of Public Health



Assistant Professor,
Postgraduate Programs Unit

Curriculum Development Lead

Languages: English, Urdu, Pashto
Expertise: Healthcare Quality Improvement, Patient Safety, Health Systems
Research Interests: Healthcare Quality Improvements and Patient Safety

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Phone:+92-91-5202169 Ext. 301

Dr. Muhammad Fazal Zeeshan, a Fulbright fellow, did his PhD in Public Health (2013) from the Ohio State University majoring in Health Services Management and Policy. During his stay in USA, he also completed his MS in Health Services Management and Policy (2010), and an Interdisciplinary Graduate Specialization in Global Health (2011). Dr. Zeeshan, after his graduation from Khyber Medical College, Pakistan (2005) also did a Masters in Public Health with distinction (2007).

Through out his career, Dr. Zeeshan has been involved in various research studies. His main focus is on patient safety and healthcare quality improvement. Other areas of interest include healthcare management, healthcare workflow improvement, basic health services research, and global health.


  • Bertrand JT, Sullivan TM, Knowles EA, Zeeshan MF, Shelton JD. Contraceptive Method Skew and Shifts in Method Mix In Low- and Middle-Income Countries. International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 2014, 40(3): 144–153.
  • Zeeshan MF, Dembe AE, Seiber EE, Lu B. Incidence of adverse events in an integrated US healthcare system: a retrospective observational study of 82,784 surgical hospitalizations. Patient Safety in Surgery 2014 8:23.
  • Zeeshan MF, Dembe, AE. Estimates of costs related to adverse events in a U.S. hospital setting. Poster session presented at: International Forum on Quality and Safety in Health Care; 2014 April 8-11; Paris, France.
  • Zeeshan MF, Dembe AE, Moffatt‐Bruce SD, Campbell III JR. Adverse Event Reporting for Patients Receiving Various Types of Inpatient Surgery. Poster presentation at AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting 2012, Orlando FL, USA.
  • Zeeshan MF, Raza UA, Sarwar G. Age, sex, regional distribution of obese ischemic heart disease in tertiary hospitals of Peshawar. J. Med. Sci. (Peshawar, Print). January 2007; 5(1): 18‐21.
  • Noor M, Raza UA, Zeeshan MF, Muhammad W. Frequency of abnormal waist circumference and associated risk factors in healthy individuals. J Postgrad Med Inst. 2007; 21 (4): 248­‐55.
  • Noor M, Iman N, Raza U, Zeeshan MF. Assessment of frequency and the risk factors of obesity based on body mass index in 1031 healthy adults from north west frontier province of Pakistan. J. Med. Sci. (Peshawar, Print). January 2008; 16(1): 34‐42.