Lecturer, Research Unit, Department of Medical Education,
College of Medicine 

King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences




Dr. Nazish Masud has a unique combination of research and health education experience coupled with clinical background in Mother and Child Health. He holds a Master’s Degree in Public Health and a Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery. Experienced in use of the statistical softwares he is dedicated to the use of enthusiastic and dynamic teaching as a means of creating and nurturing a lifelong love of knowledge in students.  Dr. Nazish Masud joined the University in May 2015.  His main specialty is Community Based Research with additional experience as a Healthcare provider. His main interests are Public health, health professions education, reproductive health, child health, contraceptive practices, health education and qualitative research. His main goal is to conduct high quality research which can be used for advocacy purposes and policy changes.


  • Assisting in undergraduate, Masters and clinical residents in Research design, result finalization and manuscript preparation
  • Facilitation of students in project report completion
  • Facilitation in tutorials, workshops and lectures
  • Assignment checking and Student’s research projects evaluation
  • Attending up-to-date faculty enhancement trainings
  • Attending departmental meetings


  • Masters Science of Public Health MsPH Dec 2010
    Health Services Academy Quaid-e-Azim University Islamabad Pakistan
  • Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery MBBS Jan 2004
    Ayub Medical College Abbottabad University of Peshawar Pakistan

Clinical Service

  • AM Health Services April 2006- Jan 2009
    GreenStar Social Marketing, Peshawar & Islamabad Pakistan
  • Medical Officer March 2005- April 2006
    Nasir Surgical Hospital, Peshawar Pakistan
  • House Officer Jan 2004- Jan 2005
    PGMI Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar Pakistan


  • GIZ Grant: For research thesis


• Pakistan Medical and Dental association
• Population association of Pakistan
• Public Health association of Pakistan

Research Focus

• Qualitative research
• Reproductive health
• Elderly health
• Health professions education research
• Community based research
• Health education
• Programme evaluation


• RehmanS, AhmedJ, BahadurJ, FerdoosA, ShahabM, MasudN. Exploring operational barriers encountered by community midwives when delivering services in two provinces of Pakistan: A qualitative study. Midwifery 31(2015)177–183. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2014.08.006.

• Thaver DH, Masud N, Ashraf M “Are School Children ready for blood donation” J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 2014;26(1):68–70.

Masud N. Utilization of Public health care facilities by elderly women in Punjab Pakistan (HelpAge International Pakistan Report and Policy Brief). 2014.