Professor & HOD of Forensic Medicine Department
Professor Rana graduated from Nishtar Medical College in 1978, and served Pakistan Army for 03 years. He started his career from Quaid-e-Azam Medical College as Demonstrator in Forensic Medicine & Toxicology. He acquired diploma (DMJ) in 1985 and M.Phil. in Forensic Medicine in 1991 from PGMI under University of Punjab and MCPS from CPSP in 1989.
He is working currently as Professor & HOD Forensic Medicine & Toxicology Department, CMH Lahore Medical College since 2008. He is the senior most faculty member in Basic Sciences. He established the department of Forensic Medicine at CMH Lahore Medical College from ground level to one of the best. He served at King Edward Medical College now University, for about 18 years as Assistant, Associate and Professor. The posting entailed teaching and training of 3rd year undergraduate medical students, postgraduate DMJ/MPhil students, maintaining liaison with postgraduate researchers, guiding autopsy surgeons, helping law enforcement officers in problems of medico legal import and supervising the routine running of the Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology at King Edward Medical University. As member of the Standing Medical Board have been responsible for examining victims of alleged police torture or where the original medico-legal certificate had been challenged. (Living cases & Exhumations). Has been working as Serologist to Government of the Punjab for Medico legal Serological Examination of Biological materials (Blood, Semen, Hair etc.) forwarded by the Chemical Examiner to the Government of the Punjab, Lahore, Rawalpindi and Multan. Has also worked as Head of Department of Forensic Medicine at Postgraduate Medical Institute, Lahore carrying out an administrative load besides teaching and training of postgraduate DMJ and M.Phil. students. Before this, served as Head of Department of Forensic Medicine at Punjab Medical College, Faisalabad carrying an administrative load besides the academic, setting up a full-fledged department having a museum and laboratory. Initiated a mortuary plan to start autopsy work at Punjab Medical College, Faisalabad that was later completed by the next incumbent.
He has vast teaching experience in the specialty and has about 17 Publications at his credit. He has been chairman and convener of DMJ (diploma) and M. Phil degree program. He has been on the panel of various universities of Punjab as examiner in the subject of Forensic Medical since 1986.
Resident Medical Officer, in Pakistan Army
Gold Medal in M.Phil. Forensic Medicine
confidentiality in MBBS examinations, University of Punjab, Lahore
Male and 3rd Decade of Life Predominate in Suicidal Hanging Deaths in Lahore. MEDICAL FORUM MONTHLY, LAHORE. JANUARY 2017;28(1):22-26
Radiologic Determination of Ischio-pubic Index for Sex determination.
The study is in collaboration with the department of Radiology, CMH Lahore Medical College. Lahore.
For anthropological and medicolegal reasons, sex is usually identified from the human skeleton. The hip bone is normally used and the ischiopubic index is one of the best parameters used for determination of sex. This study was carried out to determine the pubic length, ischial length and ischiopubic index. Anteroposterior radiographs and CT Scan of adult pelvis (age range, 18-75 years) shall be selected and evaluated
Permanent Member of Society of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology of Pakistan