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Dr Hasan obtained his Bachelor of Pharmacy from the University of Karachi in 2005. 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

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., 18 Jan 2019, In : Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pharmaceutical Services
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Randomized Controlled Trials
Patient Education

Academic dishonesty among academics in Malaysia: a comparison between healthcare and non-healthcare academics

Tiong, J. J. L., Kho, H. L., Mai, C. W., Lau, H. L. & Hasan, S. S., 17 Jul 2018, In : BMC Medical Education. 18, p. 1-10 10 p., 168.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
cross-sectional study

Access to High Cost Medicines: An Overview

Hasan, S. S., Lu, C. & Babar, Z-U-D., 2 Mar 2018, Equitable Access to High-Cost Pharmaceuticals. Elsevier, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Costs and Cost Analysis
Delivery of Health Care
Traditional Medicine
Health Expenditures
Developing Countries

A Comparison of Warfarin Monitoring Service Models

Hasan, S. S., Sunter, W., Ahmed, N., Royle-Pryor, A., Brkic, A., Ahmed, R., Afzal, S. & Babar, Z. U. D., 30 Oct 2018, In : Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Satisfaction
Costs and Cost Analysis

Adherence of safety information on over‐the‐counter product labels and leaflets to the regulatory guidelines in Malaysia

Mittal, P., Gan, X. Y., Sim, A. Y., Yeo, J. Q., Cheng, J. X., Shanmugham, S. & Hasan, S. S., Jun 2018, In : Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research. 48, 3, p. 204-211 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Essential Drugs

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