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Dr Hasan obtained his Bachelor of Pharmacy from the University of Karachi. Soon after graduation, he underwent one-year on the job training at Aga Khan University Hospital in Karachi. After training, he worked as a hospital pharmacist in AKUH before taking up Master in Clinical Pharmacy degree in Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), which he has completed in August 2007. Soon after completion, he joined International Medical University (October 2007) as a Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice and worked there until 2011.

In 2011, he was awarded International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) and UQ Centennial Scholarship for PhD by the University of Queensland, Australia. He completed his doctoral degree (PhD) in the area of quality use of medicine in 2015 from the University of Queensland, Australia. Between 2015 and 2017, he was a Senior Lecturer (Lecturer IV) in Pharmacy Practice at International Medical University, Malaysia. In 2017, he moved to the UK and joined the University of Huddersfield as a Research Fellow in Pharmacy Practice. He is currently working as a Senior Research Fellow in Pharmacy Practice.

He is the Section Editor of the 'Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice' and Associate Editor of 'Frontiers in Pharmacology' Journal. He regularly reviews articles for several journals in Medicine, Pharmacy and Public Health (e.g. Journal of American College of Cardiology, The Lancet Haematology, BMJ Open and PLoS One). His interest lies in research that addresses unanswered questions in patient care as well as questions related to medication and patient safety.


  • Pharmacy Practice
  • Clinical Pharmacy
  • Health Services Research

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Research Output 2009 2019

Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
Patient-Centered Care
Saudi Arabia

Cost analysis of type 2 diabetes mellitus treatment in economically developed countries

Ramzan, S., Timmins, P., Hasan, S. S. & Babar, Z-U-D., 2019, In : Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research. 19, 1, p. 5-14 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Developed Countries
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Costs and Cost Analysis
Health Expenditures
Hypoglycemic Agents

Extensively Drug-Resistant Typhoid Fever in Pakistan

Rasheed, M., Hasan, S. S., Babar, Z-U-D. & Ahmed, S. I., 1 Mar 2019, In : The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 19, 3, p. 242-243 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Typhoid Fever
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Immunization Programs

Glycemic control through pharmaceutical care: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Babar, Z. U. D., Kousar, R., Hasan, S. S., Scahill, S. & Curley, L. E., 1 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research. 10, 1, p. 35-44 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Pharmaceutical Services
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Randomized Controlled Trials
Patient Education

Medicine Prices in Asia–Pacific Countries

Babar, Z-U-D., Hussain, R. & Hasan, S. S., 2019, Medicine Price Surveys, Analyses and Comparisons: Evidence and Methodology Guidance. Vogler, S. (ed.). 1st ed. Elsevier, p. 45-60 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Cost Savings
Central Nervous System Diseases
Hepatitis C
Costs and Cost Analysis

Activities 2015 2018

  • 2 Editorial work

Frontiers in Pharmacology (Journal)

Syed Shahzad Hasan (Editor)
Jan 2018Dec 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial work

Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice (Journal)

Syed Shahzad Hasan (Editor)
5 Aug 2015 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial work