Department of Physiology

Course Offered
Department of Physiology offers 380 hours’ Course during first three Terms (11/2 years) of MBBS course.

Course Description
Physiology is the science of normal functions and phenomena of living things. The attributes of life are growth, reproduction, repair and adaptation to varied conditions. The most important characteristic of living beings is that their processes are controlled. Much of Physiology is the study of control systems that operate in living beings. The goal of Physiology is, therefore, to explain the physical and chemical factors that are responsible for the origin, development and progression of life. The course highlights the relevance of basic physiology to clinical practice through use of clinical examples.

Course Objectives
At the end of the course in Physiology, the students shall be able to:

  • Understand the normal functions of human body and utilize them as background for clinical studies.
  • Explain normal reactions to environment and homeostatic mechanisms.
  • Interpret normal function with a view to differentiate from abnormal function.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skill to proceed to higher studies and research in physiology in relation to needs and disease profile of the country.
  • Perform and interpret physiology laboratory tests and procedures.
  • Develop sound attitude towards the need for continuing self-education.


Faculty Members

Prof. Dr. Raghib Ahsan
MBBS, M. Phil (Nutritional Science)
Professor & Head of the Dept. of Physiology
Department of Physiology
TMSS Medical College

Dr. Manzurur Rahman Shah Choudhury
MBBS, Mphil (Physiology)
Associate Professor
Department of Physiology
TMSS Medical College

Dr. Rumana Sharmin
MBBS
Lecturer of Physiology
Department of Physiology
TMSS Medical College

Dr. Nasima Khatun Runa
MBBS
Lecturer of Physiology
Department of Physiology
TMSS Medical College

Dr. A. J. M. Shahriar Arif
MBBS
Lecturer of Physiology
Department of Physiology
TMSS Medical College

Dr. Israt Zahan Zarin
MBBS
Lecturer of Physiology
Department of Physiology
TMSS Medical College

Dr. Md. Abu Jafar
MBBS
Lecturer of Physiology
Department of Physiology
TMSS Medical College


Part Time

Prof. Dr. Md. Saidur Rahman
MBBS, Mphil  (Physiology)
Associate Professor, Physiology
Pabna Medical College

Dr. Md. Abdul Wakil
MBBS, Mphil  (Physiology)
Assistant Professor of Physiology
Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College (SZMC)