Sarwar Jehan Zuberi

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: (Published 01 April 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:840

Gastroenterologist, editor, and researcher, who cofounded a private medical university in Pakistan

Sarwar Jehan Zuberi began her research career in Pakistan in 1967 as one of the first full time employees of the Medical Research Council, Karachi, and went on to become its head. In 1996, when her contract with the council had ended, I asked her to help me set up a new medical university in the private sector—Ziauddin Medical University, Karachi. One of the first decisions that the founding group took was that research would be …

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