Dr. Saba Iqbal Arain


Dr Saba Iqbal, Graduated from the Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences (Jamshoro, Sindh). UCMD, Lahore, hired me as a demonstrator in the physiology department. After completing an MPhil in Physiology, she was appointed as an Assistant Professor and then as an Associate Professor. After completing Master’s in Medical Education (MME) at the University of Lahore, she joined the Health Professions Education Department. Her teaching experience spans more than 12 years. Developed an online teaching system during the pandemic and trained the faculty.  UHS’s Certification in Online Distance Education (CODE). Our online CHPE program is now being implemented in CMH Lahore, as well as multiple other online programs from the Edulife Platform. PAL-Pak project supervisor at CMH Lahore, as well as editor and publisher of SHaPE quarterly newsletter. Several workshops and conferences related to medical education have been held at national and international levels. Since her specialty is research and publication, she is pursuing a certificate in medical editing (CME) from UHS, an editor of many national and international scientific journals. Over 23 publications have been published at the national and international levels.


  1. Siddique, A., Iqbal, S., Arooj, M., & Chaudhry, S. (2012). Gender difference in perceived mental stress among first year medical students. Proceeding SZPGMI Vol26(1), 57-60.
  2. Rasool, M., Malik, A., Khan, K., Iqbal, S., Qazi, M., Imran, M., Asif, M. (2014). Time Dependent Changes in Circulating Biomarkers during Diabetic Pregnancies: a Perspective Case Study. Life Science Journal vol, 11(3S), 91-96.
  3. Iqbal, S., Rehman, F., Malik, S., Rehman, M. A., & Naz, N. (2013). Types, Frequency, Morphology and Risk Factors of Breast Cancer in Modified Radical Mastectomy. Proceeding SZPGMI Vol27(2), 87-92.
  4. Naz, N., Iqbal, S., & Mahmood, A. (2017). Stress, anxiety and depression among the dental students of university college of medicine and dentistry Lahore; Pakistan. Pak J Med Health Sci11(4), 1277-81.
  5. Mahmood, A., Zaheer, S., Malik, A., Aziz, K., & Ruby, N. Assessment of Circulating Biochemical Markers and Antioxidative Status in patients suffering from Melasma.
  6. Iqbal, S., Akram, R., Gohar, B., Mahmood, A., Naz, N., & Mudasar, S. (2019). Metacognitive awareness and academic achievement of medical students in different medical colleges of Lahore, Pakistan. International Journal of Contemporary Medical Research6(9), 14-18.
  7. Mudassar, S., Nawaz, J., Ali, M., Rana, M., Mahmood, F., & Iqbal, S. (2019). Neonatal Sepsis: frequency and antibiogram profiling of bacterial isolates in a tertiary teaching hospital Lahore, Pakistan. Int J Contemp Med Res6, J14-J18.
  8. Iqbal, S., Akram, R., Akram S., Ullah, M., Fatima, Q., Afzal, H., (2019). Association between ABO Blood Group Phenotype and Reaction to Academic Stress in Young Medical Students. International Journal of Contemporary Medical Research [IJCMR], 6(11), K6-K9,: http://dx.doi.org/10.21276/ijcmr.2019.6.11.42
  9. Akram, R., Fatima, T., Zafar, A., Haq, B., Afzal, S., & Iqbal, S. Comparison between uses of antibiotics as opposed to no antibiotics in clean episiotomy. Group252, 193. http://dx.doi.org/10.21276/ijcmsr.2019.4.4.40
  10. Aslam, S., Yusuf, L., Hafeez, Z., Akhlaq, M., Sadaf, H., & Iqbal, S. (2020). Particulate Matters,(PM) 2.5, 1, and 10 Measurements in Lahore and Indication of Their Harmful Effects on the Ocular Epithelium. 36348/sjm.2020.v05i11.001
  11. Iqbal, S., Akram, R., Akram, S., & Yusuf, L. (2020). Implementation and evaluation of an e-learning system-A Cross-Sectional Study in a Medical College, Pakistan. 36348/sjm.2020.v05i06.005
  12. Qurrat-ul-ain Leghari, R. A., Naeem, N., Kausar, R., Akhlaq, M., & Iqbal, S. (2020). Across The Courses and Years: The Course Evaluation of E-Learning in Medical Education. A Cross-Sectional Study. 36348/sjm.2020.v05i12.003
  13. Afzal, S., Akram, R., Fatima, T., Aslam, M., Zafar, A., & Iqbal, S. (2020). Fetomaternal Outcome with Placenta Previa and Morbidly Adherent Placenta, A Cross Sectional Study. http://dx.doi.org/10.21276/ijcmr.2020.7.3.8
  14. Ali, G., Akhter, N., Akram, R., Kazmi, S. A. J., Khan, M. S., & Iqbal, S. (2022). The Loss of Smell and Taste in the COVID-19 Outbreak, A Cross Sectional Study. Haya Saudi J Life Sci7(1), 24-28.
  15. Iqbal, S., Uddin, R., Naqi, N., Sayed, T. M., & Shaikh, G. M. (2022). Perception of Faculty and Students Regarding Effectiveness of Online Experience, a Cross-Sectional Study. Saudi J Med7(5), 249-253.
  16. Iqbal, S., Bajwa, D., Nawaz, A., Hassan, G., & Rehman, B. (2022). Attitudes of medical & Dental students toward communication skills learning in early years of Medical Education. American Journal of Multidisciplinary Research & Development (AJMRD)4(08), 40-46.
  17. Waseem, M., Asmi Shaheen, M. I., Hamid, W. U., Iqbal, S., & Shaikh, G. M. (2022). Impact of the Mouth Breathing Occurred During Childhood with Lordotic Changes; an Analytic Study. Saudi J Med7(2), 94-98.
  18. Khan, M. S., Nawaz, A., Ahmad, B., Mushtaq, S., Khurran, S. A., & Iqbal, S. (2022). Effect of Time Management Program on Job Satisfaction for Physicians, A Cross-Sectional Study. Saudi J Med7(5), 321-326.
  19. Iqbal, I. Akhter, N., Mukhtar, H., Sadaf, H., Kazmi, SAJ., Hafeez, Z., Pre-Diabetes among HIV-Infected Individuals Receiving HAART: Prevalence, Diagnostic Tests, and Associated Factors, a Cross-Sectional Study, Journal of Research in Medical and Dental Science, 10(3), 371-375
  20. NAZ, N., MAHMOOD, A., KHAN, N., ZOHRA, S. E., SAEED, T., & IQBAL, S. Mounting Need Assessment of Medical Faculty: to Shift from Tradtional to Integrated Curriculum. Assessment16(15.6), 20-6.
  21. Raza, S. H., Naeem, N., Shaikh, G. M., Zafer, A., Riaz, A., Iqbal, S., & Amjad, K. (2021). Comparison of Motivation of Medical students: During Covid-19 Pandemic-A Cross-Sectional Study.  Res. Med. Dent. Sci., 200-205.
  22. Iqbal, S., Akram, R., Akram, S., & Yusuf, L. (2020). Implementation and evaluation of an e-learning system-A Cross-Sectional Study in a Medical College, Pakistan