DUHS accords its first PhD degree to Dr Ambrina Qureshi
KARACHI: The Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS), Karachi, recently awarded its 1st PhD Degree in Dentistry to Prof. Dr Ambrina Qureshi in the speciality of Community Dentistry after the approval from the Boards of Advanced Sciences and Research, DUHS.
Prof. Dr Ambrina Qureshi publicly defended her PhD thesis under a team of supervisors including Prof. Dr Syed Akhtar Hussain Bokhari, Community Dentistry Specialist, Prof. Dr Zeba Haque, Biochemistry Specialist and Prof. Dr Akhtar Ali Baloch, Endocrinology Specialist. The topic of her thesis was 'Glycemic Control in Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus patients through Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy- A Three-Arm Randomized Clinical Trial'.
International reviewers evaluated her thesis. After that, she was assessed by two PhD specialists of Community Dentistry and one examiner of Public Health, namely Prof. Dr Muhammad Khalil from Jinnah Sindh Medical University, Dr Farooq Ahmed Chaudhry from Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences and Prof. Zafar Hydri from DUHS.
She was declared successful on June 12, 2021. During her coursework, she scored the highest GPA in Biostatistics.