Lives of the fellows

Shams ur Rehman

b.6 June 1936 d.7 January 2007
MB BS Peshawar(1960) MRCP FRCP(1984)

Shams ur Rehman was professor of medicine at Khyber Medical College in Pakistan. Born in Khakoo, British India (now Pakistan), he was the son of Ghulam Isa, who was a landlord. Educated at the Government High School in Baffa, he studied medicine at Khyber Medical College (KMC), part of the University of Peshawar, and the Lady Reading Hospital in Peshawar.

At the KMC he was a demonstrator in the pathology department from 1961 to 1970, and senior registrar in medicine for the following two years. In 1972 he was appointed assistant professor and, in 1977, professor of medicine.

During his career he published papers on a wide variety of topics such as heart disorders, polyneuritis and rabies.

He enjoyed reading history and discussing current affairs in his spare time, and he also did voluntary work.

In 1970 he married Zeenat Ara, whose father, Mohammad Roshan Khan, was a businessman. They had two sons. His wife and family survived him when he died in 2007.

RCP editor

(Volume XII, page web)

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