Lahore: Punjab University has awarded PhD degree to Syed Akhtar Hussain Bokhari S/o Syed Ameer Shah in the subject of Community Dentistry after approval of his research thesis entitled “Influence of Periodontal Treatment on Systemic Inflammatory Mediators: hsC-Reactive Proteins, Fibrinogen and White Blood Cells in CHD Patients” He has completed his thesis under the supervision of Dr Ayyaz Ali Khan, Head Department of Oral Health Sciences, Sheikh Zayed Postgraduate Medical Institute (SZPGMI) Lahore.
PU Dean Faculty of Medical and Dental Sciences Prof Dr Zafar Iqbal has said that it is the first PhD degree in the subject of Dentistry in the past 100 year history of the varsity. He said during the process of research and write up of the thesis, eight articles were published by Dr Syed Akhtar Hussain with a total impact factor of 16.68.
Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran has congratulated Prof Dr Zafar Iqbal and the researcher. He hoped the PhD programme will get boost under the leadership of Prof Dr Zafar Iqbal.
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