Dr. Asima Faisal

Dr. Asima Faisal


Dr. Asima Faisal


Director Academics & Professor / Chairperson Health and Pharmaceutical Management




Institute of Business and Health Management (IBHM), 4th Floor of IoN Building, Dow University of Health Sciences (Ojha Campus), Karachi.


  1. Post-Doctorate (2023), College of Osteopathic Medicine, Michigan State University, USA
  2. Ph.D., Business Management (2019) (Ph.D. Thesis is on Healthcare Leadership)
  3. M.Phil., Business Management (2015)    
  4. MBA, Health, and Hospital Management (2005)
  5. MBBS, Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery) (1993)


  1. Ahmed.S, Bashir M.A, Faisal. A. Factors Affecting Performance of the Faculty Members: Mediating Role of Psychological Well Being, Annals of Human and Social Sciences. Volume 3 No 2 (2022), July to September. DOI https://ojs.ahss.org.pk/journal/article/view/46 .
  2. Khaliq A, Elahi A A., Zahid A, Lassi ZS. Survey Exploring Reasons behind Immunization Refusal among the Parents Caregivers of Children under Two Years Living in Urban Slums of Karachi, Pakistan. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health [Internet]. 2022; 19(18).
  3. Faisal. A, Hameed. M, Aleemi. AWork-Life Balance, and Job Performance: A Mediating and Moderating Model, Market Forces, Volume 17, Issue 1, June 2022 https://doi.org/10.51153/mf.v7i1.558.
  4. Faisal. A, Corporate Nietzsche: Assessing Prospects of Success for Managers with Master and Slave Moralities. (2021). Anthropological Measurements of Philosophical Research (ESCI)
  5. Mariam Q, Faisal. A, Noori MY. Relationship of Dental Practice with Subjective Happiness and Life Satisfaction. J Liaquat Uni Med Health Sci.2021;20(01):63-7. Doi: 10.2442/jlumhs.2021.00779.
  6. Zahid. A., Ayub, N, Development of Leadership Competencies Scale for physicians in hospitals of Pakistan, Pakistan Business Review, October 2018
  7. Aleemi, A., Khalique, H., Faisal. A, (2018). Challenges and Patterns of Seeking Primary Healthcare in Slums of Karachi: A Disaster Lurking in Urban Shadows. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health (Impact Factor: 1.138) {PRJ, BDS} 
  8. Sobia Baseer, Syeda Maha Ejaz, Muhammad Yahya Noori, Asima Faisal Knowledge, Attitude, Perceptions of University Students towards Blood Donation: An Assessment of Motivation and Barriers. Isra Med J. 2017; 9(6): 406-10
  9. An Evaluation of Parental Nutritional and Healthcare Awareness and Practices during Early Childhood in Karachi:  An Insight from Mothers Belonging to Low Socioeconomic Class.  Sameera Mian, Muhammad Yahya Noori, Asima Faisal. JLUMHS 2017; 16 (4)
  10. Barriers to the access of oral health care in individuals from lower socioeconomic communities in Karachi Afifa Hemani, Faiza Rauf, Muhammad Yahya Noori, Asima Faisal JLUMHS 2017; 16 (4)
  11. Postpartum Depression (Ppd) Among Working and Nonworking Mothers/Women in Karachi, Pakistan. Rozina Shazad Ramji, Muhammad Yahya Noori and Asima Faisal. i-manager’s Journal on Nursing 2016; 6(3). 5-16 
  12. Ansari, M. Z., Yasin, H., Zehra, N., & Faisal. A, (2015). Occupational Stress among Emergency Department (ED) Staff and the Need for Investment in Health Care: A View from Pakistan. British Journal of Medicine & Medical Research. 10(10).
  13. Faisal. A., Amjad, A., & Zehra, N. (2016). Impact of Facial Burn Injury on Self Esteem of Burn Patients: A Hospital Based Study from Karachi. Journal of the Dow University of Health Sciences, 10(1).
  14. Bana, S., Yakoob, J., Jivany, N., Faisal. A, Jawed, H., & Awan, S. (2016). Understanding Health Seeking Behavior of Health Care Professionals in Tertiary Care Hospitals in Pakistan. Journal of Ayub Medical College Abbottabad, 28(3), 1-6.
  15. Hassan, S.A., Zehra, N., Arif, M.M., Faisal. A, (2015). Interactions of General Practitioners (GPs) with the Pharmaceutical Industry: Its impact on clinical Practice and Professional growth of GPs. Int J Med Phar Sci, 6(4), 14-19.
  16. Noori, M. Y., Kazi, M., Shahid, A., & Faisal, A. (2015). The Relationship of Health Literacy, Perceived Health Information Need and Preventive Health Related Behavior in Urban Karachi. The Journal of Islamic International Medical College Quarterly, 10(3), 210-213.
  17. Faisal, A “Self-Esteem in Male and Female Patients of Facial Burn Injuries in Karachi” published in Pakistan Business Review, PBR October 2015, Volume 18.
  18. Atif Mahmood, Mukkaram Ali, Asima Faisal, Bheesham Kumar. Public’s attitude towards seeking healthcare and their satisfaction with health services. Indian Journal of Medical Research and Pharmaceutical Sciences. November 2014; Volume 1, Issue 6, PP 29-33. ISSN: 2349 – 5340. http://www.ijmrps.com/Issues%20PDF/Vol.1/November-2014/4.pdf.
  19. Atif Mahmood, Danish Haroon Kushtiwala, Asima Faisal. Self-Medication and Inappropriate drug use in Geriatric Population of Karachi, Pakistan. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS). Volume 13, Issue 11 Ver. I (Nov 2014), PP 66-71. eISSN: 2279-0853. http://www.iosrjournals.org/iosr-jdms/pages/submit-an-article.html.
  20. Atif Mahmood, Natasha James Francis, Asima Faisal. Measuring Patient Satisfaction as a Quality Improvement and Performance Indicator in Out-Patient Department of Tertiary Care Hospitals. Spectrum: A Journal of Multidisciplinary Research. December 2014, Volume 3 Issue12, PP 149-164.ISSN: 2278-0637, http://prj.co.in/?re=paper2&value=socialscience&month=12&val=SJMR.
  21. Atif Mahmood, Kiran Punjwani, Asima Faisal. Effects of shift work on the quality of sleep and psychological health of the professional nurses. Indian Journal of Sleep Medicine. 2014; Volume 9, Issue 2, Page No:69-74. DOI No:10.5958/0974-0155.2014.01098.5 Print ISSN: 0973-340X; Online ISSN: 0974-0155.
  22. Faisal S, Kanpurwala MA, Riaz H, Faisal. A, Trend of fast food among university students. JPUMHS 2014; 4 (1):26-32.
  23. Faisal. A, Ayub, N., Jawed, H., Needle Phobia in Young Adults, Pakistan Business Review, October 2013.
  24. Jawed, H., Faisal. A, Emotional Intelligence and Performance of Doctors and Nurses in Karachi, Pakistan Business Review, 2013.
  25. Faisal. A, Mukhtar, S., Prevalence of Risk Factors of Non-Communicable Diseases Amongst Female Prisoners of Pakistan, Pakistan Business Review, 2013.