Aligarh: Professor Syed Ziaur Rehman, Department of Pharmacology J N Medical College and Hospital Aligarh Muslim University has been appointed as coordinator of the Adverse Drug Reaction Monitoring Centre (A M C) and Medical Devices Adverse Events Monitoring Centre (M D M C) at J N Medical College A MU. Both AMC and MDMC works under the National Pharmocovigilance Program 0f India ( PvPI) and Metriovigilance Program of India ( MVPI ) under the Ministry of Health and Family welfare , Govt of India .
Professor Rehman has been working in the field of Pharmacovigilance for the last 23 years . He has also written a book, An Introduction to Environmental Pharmacology, and published various research papers in the same discipline.
He has delivered hundreds of lectures in India and abroad on the safety of medicine. Dr. Rehman is presently guiding a PhD thesis on Materovigilance of Cardiovascular Medical Devices, which is one of the first Ph.D on the subject. Dr. Rehman is also a member of various reputed organisations in his field in India and abroad. In 2002, he started the Journal of Pharmacovigilance and Drug Safety.
Dr. Rehman was felicitated by teaching and non-teaching staff of AMC and MDMC.
Professor Veena Maheshwari, Dean Faculty of Medicine, and Prof. K C Singhal, Founder President of SOPI also congratulated Prof. Rehman. greeted to Dr. Rehman .
Dr. Rehman said that IPC had also accepted the appointment of Dr.Mohammed Sarfraz, Assistant Professor Centre for Bio Medical Engineering as Deputy Coordinator of MDMC and Dr. Imrana Masood Assistant Professor (Department of TB & Chest Diseases) as Deputy coordinator of AMC. Dr. Rehman thanked all the teachers and students and promised to take PVPI and MVPI to greater heights.