Dr. Zara Khan

Dr. Zara Khan


Clinical Research & Healthcare Marketing 




  • Well-equipped in the field of research, with ongoing research projects
  • Extensive understanding of healthcare marketing concepts, implementing the learnings in her day-to-day tasks
  • Ongoing real-world practice experience with dental procedures, including preventive dentistry, restorative dentistry, as well as non-invasive procedures such as teeth whitening, ultrasonic scaling and polishing, clear aligners, etc.
  • Developed marketing strategies for various successful healthcare campaigns/events including SCRS, Ann Arbor, Ford Fireworks, etc.

Personal Work


Dr. Zara is currently working on a research project on the Adoption and Use of Digital Dental Technologies in General Dentists in Pakistan. Moreover, she has worked on various subjects during her postgraduate studies at IoBM. These include:

  1. Impact of Imposter Syndrome in Female Dentists of Pakistan
  2. Challenges related to Adoption of Contraceptives Methods in Pakistan
  3. Bridging Gender Inequality in Leadership of Pakistani Healthcare Startups: The Trailblazing Women


Soon after completing her BDS, Dr. Zara started her private practice at Life-Cure Dental Clinic where she brushed up her skills as a general dentist. After working for two years as a general dentist and during her MBA tenure, she started to develop a knack for healthcare marketing and that is when Dr. Zara decided to switch her career path to Healthcare Marketing. She has been working at a Clinical Research Organization in the healthcare marketing department for the past 1 and a half years. Her keen interest in clinical research has helped her grow and assist in developing marketing materials that would aptly relate to clinical research.

At her current workplace, Dr. Zara is not only responsible for generating content but also works as a marketing strategist for various marketing campaigns that could help the company gain potential leads. Moreover, Dr. Khan also works for the development of corporate materials.


"Clinical research is the compass guiding us through the uncharted territories of medicine, where each trial illuminates the path toward a healthier and more compassionate future for all humankind. My aim is to elucidate people around the world about the significance of clinical research & how participation in clinical trials can strengthen the future generations."

-- Dr. Zara Khan , BDS (DUHS), MBA (IoBM)

Eductational Background

Dr. Zara Khan earned her bachelor's degree from Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, in Dental Surgery. She completed her house job from her parent institute in 2020 and later in the same year, joined Institute of Business Management for MBA (Health & Hospital Management), Karachi. Dr. Khan has recently completed her MBA and is now working in the Healthcare Marketing Department at a reputable clinical research organization.

Blogs written by Dr. Zara Khan

November 30, 2023
Understanding Bronchitis The term bronchitis, when broken down, means inflammation of the bronchial tubes. Bronchial tubes are respiratory passages that allow air in and out of the lungs. Bronchitis presents...

Medically Reviewed By: Alia Hanif Khan
November 24, 2023
Introduction to Postpartum & Postpartum Food Allergies The postpartum period refers to the time after childbirth which usually lasts for 6 weeks or more. It is also called the postnatal...

Medically Reviewed By: Alia Hanif Khan
November 8, 2023
Pityriasis Rosea Foods to Avoid Pityriasis rosea, a relatively common and benign skin condition, presents a unique and often confusing rash that captures the attention of both those who experience...

Medically Reviewed By: Alia Hanif Khan
October 31, 2023
Introduction to Dehydration and Blood Pressure Our body is 60% water, and it loses some amount throughout the day through sweat, urine, and regular functions like breathing. To maintain the...

Medically Reviewed By: Alia Hanif Khan
October 12, 2023
Before moving into Challenges and Strategies for Increasing Diversity in Clinical Trials, let’s talk, What does the term Diversity mean? Diversity is a multifaceted concept that encompasses the presence and...

Medically Reviewed By: Alia Hanif Khan
October 4, 2023
What is Allergic Bronchitis? Bronchitis refers to the inflammation of the bronchial tubes responsible for carrying air to and from the lungs. It is either caused by a virus or...

Medically Reviewed By: Alia Hanif Khan
September 21, 2023
Overview World Alzheimer’s Day, celebrated on 21st September every year, is a day to create awareness and support people with Alzheimer’s disease. It is a global opportunity given to many...

Medically Reviewed By: Alia Hanif Khan
September 12, 2023
What is Saddle Pulmonary Embolism and Paradoxical Embolism? Asthma is a common respiratory condition, which causes the narrowing of airways that leads to breathing difficulties. There are numerous triggering factors...

Medically Reviewed By: Alia Hanif Khan
August 28, 2023
Can high cholesterol cause headaches? No, high cholesterol is not directly linked to causing headaches. However, high cholesterol can contribute to other health issues that might indirectly lead to headaches,...

Medically Reviewed By: Alia Hanif Khan
August 21, 2023
What is High Cholesterol? High cholesterol or hypercholesterolemia refers to the extra deposits of fats in the blood. It is mainly caused by poor dietary habits, a sedentary lifestyle, or...

Medically Reviewed By: Alia Hanif Khan
May 16, 2023
Lupus Awareness Month 2023 May is Lupus Awareness Month, an important time that helps raise awareness, fund research, and support those living with lupus. It is represented by the coloar...
March 21, 2023
Introduction Lupus is an autoimmune condition mainly affecting the joints, kidneys, heart, lungs, and brain cells. It is a stubborn condition that is difficult to diagnose as its symptoms often...
December 19, 2022
Overview: Stress is one of the leading causes of many underlying medical conditions. Excessive stress, when left unattended puts one under severe physical and mental health issues that reflect in...
December 16, 2022
Overview: Urticaria is a common skin condition that is also popular as Hives. It commonly presents as pruritic, raised, erythematous plaques, with pallor and lesions of varying size and shapes....
November 15, 2022
Overview: November is celebrated as National Healthy Skin Month. The premise of celebrating this month is to create awareness, educate and help people understand the importance of healthy skin. Your...
November 8, 2022
Overview: Scleroderma life expectancy – Systemic sclerosis usually referred to as scleroderma, is a collection of uncommon disorders that cause the skin to tighten and stiffen. Scleroderma is frequently labeled...

Medically Reviewed By: Alia Hanif Khan
October 31, 2022
Overview: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act were enacted in 1996 to ensure patient’s safety and welfare. It is a law created to ensure the protection of patients’ health information...
October 11, 2022
Overview – Ethical Issues in Clinical Trials: Ethical Issues In Clinical Trials – With the advancement in science and technology, research has reached new heights, revealing things that are beneficial...
October 4, 2022
Overview – Is Asthma An Autoimmune Disease: Frequent breathlessness and coughing can take a toll on one’s well-being. This could be an indication of Asthma. Is Asthma An Autoimmune Disease?...
September 30, 2022
Overview: Medical research relies heavily on Clinical Trials and for running successful Clinical Trials, a team of diverse and skilled professionals is a must. A Clinical Research Assistant is an...
August 31, 2022
Overview: Smoking is invariably deemed to be linked with COPD, a debilitating respiratory disorder. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) is an umbrella term for two respiratory diseases — Emphysema and...
August 16, 2022
Psoriasis Awareness Month: Introduction  Have you ever experienced a rash that is persistent, itchy, and painful? Various skin conditions present as rash and are painful. However, certain distinct features help...
July 27, 2022
Overview of Eczema: Eczema, also known as Atopic Dermatitis, is a skin condition in which the skin becomes inflamed, red, and scaly. It is a painful chronic condition, and eczema...
July 1, 2022
Overview: Do you experience your cheeks blushing very often for no apparent reason? This might be Rosacea. It is a common skin condition that presents as blushing or flushing and visible...
June 22, 2022
Overview: Brain health is the foundation of a flourishing life at each age, which carries an impact on your personal and professional lives, and individual feelings of joy and contentment....
June 13, 2022
Overview: Clinical Trials are studies performed as a part of research to test or study the effectiveness of a medical, behavioral, or surgical intervention. It is the fundamental practice of...
June 3, 2022
Overview Papular Urticaria also typically known as Hives, Weals, or Nettle Rash is a common skin condition that presents as a raised red rash on the skin, which is extremely...

Medically Reviewed By: Alia Hanif Khan
May 25, 2022
Overview Papular Eczema or Eczema, also known as Atopic Dermatitis, is an inflammatory skin condition in which the skin becomes inflamed, red, and scaly. It is a painful chronic condition...

Medically Reviewed By: Alia Hanif Khan