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  • Qualification M.Pharm., Ph.D.
  • Specialization Pharmacology
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Prof. Geer Mohammad Ishaq has been serving as a faculty in Pharmacology at the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Kashmir over the last twenty years. At present he holds the additional charge of Director, Centre for Career Planning and Counselling, University of Kashmir. Prior to joining University of Kashmir, Prof. Geer has served as a Drug Control Officer of Drug and Food Control Organization (DFCO), J&K for a period of three years. Prof. Geer has completed his post-graduation in Pharmacology from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS), Karnataka with Distinction and his doctorate in the same subject from University of Kashmir. He has been instrumental in designing and starting a PG programme in Pharmacy Practice in 2009 and is presently in-charge of this PG programme offered by the University of Kashmir. Prof. Geer has earlier served as Coordinator of UGC-Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC) of the University of Kashmir for a period of five years from 2016-2021 and in this capacity has organized numerous faculty development programmes for college and university teachers, twenty of them as a Course Coordinator. Prof. Geer has published 51 research papers and presented 42 papers in various national and international conferences. He and his research team has won five best paper awards in various conferences and journals. He has delivered 140 extension lectures on various topics outside his department besides publishing 115 popular articles in print media. He is a peer reviewer and editorial board member of several highly reputed national and international journals and has reviewed numerpous papers for the same. Prof. Geer has also been appointed as Member Expert Committee on Antibiotic Utilization under National Drug Utilization Evaluation Programme of India, by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi. He has also been appointed as Adviser to the Price Monitoring and Resource Unit (PMRU) of the Drug and Food Control Organization, J&K with due approval of National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) of India and has also been appointed as a Member of the PG Curriculum Committee of the Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi. Prof. Geer has supervised many post-graduate and doctoral research scholars. Prof. Geer has served as member of the Institutional Ethics Committee (IEC) of SKIMS, GMC, Srinagar and RRIUM, Srinagar earlier and has been enlisted as an Peer Reviewer by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bangaluru. He has also been appointed as Nominee, CCSEA, Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying (DAHD), Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying (MoFAH&D), Govt. of India.