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Biomedical scientists focus on how cells, organs and systems function in the human body, an exciting and dynamic area that is highly relevant to the understanding and treatment of human diseases. This course does not provide a medical training.

Course Description

This course imparts knowledge of anatomical and physiological and neurological net work involved in speech and language process emphasizing basic anatomy involved in speech and hearing. This course will also provide elaborated introduction to the neuronal science. By the amalgamation of the said topics the student will be able to understand normal physiology in order to gain entire comprehension of related disorders.


Course Goal

  • To produce specialized professionals who are aware of anatomy and physiology of hearing.
  • To enable the students understand the anatomy and physiology of speech.
  • To enable the students diagnose and treat the disorders of speech.

About Rehabilitation Sciences

The Riphah College of Rehabilitation Science (RCRS) was established in 2007 under the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences (FHMS) of Riphah International University with the aim to produce graduates of Physical Therapy and other Rehabilitation Professions in Pakistan according to international standards. Riphah is the pioneer institute in the Entry level Doctor of physical therapy program (DPT) and Post Professional Doctor of Physical therapy program (PP-DPT) in Pakistan (Equivalency of 18 years of schooling/M.Phil as per HEC criteria).The College has the largest and highly qualified faculty of physical therapy. This is the only institute which has foreign qualified faculty (UK & USA). 

The college has two campuses, Islamabad and Lahore. The college also has great contribution for the uplifting of rehabilitation sciences professions by enhancing the knowledge and skills of the practicing clinicians. The college has a leading role by developing uniform DPT curriculum in the country. 

The Director of the College was nominated as secretary of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) national curriculum revision committee (NCRC).

The 2015 Prize in Physiology and Medicine was awarded for the discovery of ivermectin, a universal remedy for combating parasites. Ivermectin has shown high efficacy in the treatment of various parasitic diseases such as scabies, onchocerciasis and strongyloidosis.



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