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Dr. Tasnim Ahsan, first Pakistani endocrinologist, earn Laureate Award


Dr. Tasnim Ahsan Becomes first endocrinologist from Pakistan to get the Laureate Award.

Dr. Tasnim Ahsan, receives Laureate Award 2023 from Endocrine Society.

This year’s 12 health experts and professionals select for accolades at Laureate awards. One of the accomplished endocrine researchers and doctors honored by the prize is Dr. Tasnim Ahsan.

The “International Excellence in Endocrinology” award was given to the founding dean of the Medical Institute of Diabetes & Metabolism in Karachi and professor emerita at the Jinnah Postgraduatehonouring their exceptional contributions to the field in areas with little funding for hormone health research, instruction, clinical application, or administration. Medical Centre (JPMC).

Dr. Ahsan is a renowned clinician and professor who helped establish and promoted the field of endocrinology in Pakistan. Since she began her first practice in the public sector hospital JPMC in 1993, the doctor has trained over 100 postgraduate student doctors in internal medicine  She cares for a substantial transgender population at the Medical Institute. She was a founding member of the group as well.

Biography of Prof. Dr. Tasnim Ahsan

Medical Institute of Diabetes,  & Metabolism and Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center Professor Dr. Tasnim Ahsan, MBBS(Dow), MRCP(UK), FRCP(Glasg)Endocrinologist and internist Tasnim Ahsan. Graduated from Dow Medical College in 1978, finished postgraduate training there, and earned the MRCP(UK) in 1983.

She has given a fellowship in all three of the UK’s Royal Colleges. served as an assistant professor for 5 years at Dow Medical College before spending the next 24 years working at the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre. 2015 saw his retirement from JPMC as executive director, professor, and head of the medical department.

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