Prof Dr Farah Rashid has graduated from Rawalpindi Medical College, Punjab University. She pursued public health domain for her post-graduation and obtained a degree in public health from Nuffield Institute of Health, University of Leeds, UK. She served NHS-UK as a public health specialist for 6 years. While working there, one of her project Peer Health Education for CHD and Diabetes was nominated by the Department of Health for ‘Northern and Yorkshire Excellency Award 2002’. Another project also won the ‘Outstanding Achievement Award 2003’ in recognition of providing best smoking cessation services in North Kirklees.
She has worked as Assistant Professor, Community Medicine at Islamic International Medical College and Shifa College of Medicine. Currently she is working as Head Department of Community Medicine at Islamabad Medical and Dental College. Due to her interest in medical education, she did her post graduation in health professional education from UHS Lahore. She is teaching Research, biostatistics and epidemiology modules to PhD students at Isra University.
She has also facilitated various projects and worked in various capacity with multiple national and international NGOs like; Plan Pakistan, UNDP, Help Age International and, NRSP.