Syed Shahzad Hasan

Designation/Title: Lecturer
Department: Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, International Medical University
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Education and Training

PhD The University of Queensland, Australia 2015
PGCert (Biostats/Epi) The University of Queensland, Australia 2014
MClinc Pharm University Sains Malaysia 2007
B.Pharm University of Karachi 2005

 

Research interests:

  • Quality Use of Medicine
  • Pharmacy Practice Research
  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Health Outcome Research
  • Medical & Pharmacy Education
  • Social & Administrative Pharmacy
  • Clinical Epidemiology
  • Scale Development and Validation
  • Public Health and Chronic Health Issues
  • Data Analysis of Large Data-set.

 

Research projects/grants (2010 – 2015):

  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Kaeshaelya Thiruchelvam, Therese Kairuz. Residential aged care medication review to improve the quality of medication use among the older population. (March 2016-Submitted for International Medical University’s Research & Ethics Committee). Grant amount RM 17550 (Project Leader)
  • Syed Imran Ahmed, Muneer Gohar Babar, Syed Shahzad Hasan, Lai Kai Lin, Jenny Chong Siaw Ing. Assessment of health care professional students’ perception and understanding towards Professionalism. 05/2015 – 10/2015 (Approved by International Medical University’s Research & Ethics Committee). Grant amount RM 6000 (Co Investigator)
  • Muneer Gohar Babar, Haider Abdulameer, Syed Shahzad Hasan, Shahid Mitha, Janice Ooi, Wong Mei Yong. Patients and dental students’ perception of empathy in a clinical environment. 07/2014 – 12/2014 (Approved by International Medical University’s Research & Ethics Committee). Grant amount RM 6000 (Co Investigator)
  • Syed Imran Ahmed, Ashvinni Ramanchandran, Syed Shahzad Hasan, Keivan Ahmadi, Christopher K C Lee. Evaluation of Patient Satisfaction with HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment. 07/2013 – 12/2013 (Approved by International Medical University’s Research & Ethics Committee). Grant amount RM 3000 (Co Investigator).
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Muneer Gohar Babar, Syed Imran, Fatimah Az-Zahra Mohd Fadzil, Kaeshaelya Thiruchelvum, Mah Xin Xin, Rebecca Santiago. Study of Predictors and Correlates of Glycaemic Control and Health related Quality of Life among Women with Diabetes Mellitus. 07/2012 – 12/2012 (Approved by International Medical University’s Research & Ethics Committee). Grant amount RM 12000 (Project Leader).
  • Muneer Gohar Babar, Syed Shahzad Hasan, Shahid Mitha, Saad Ahmed Khan, Hanan Omar, Syed Imran Ahmed, Lim Phei June, Lim Lee Ping, Chan Kheng Kai, Ng Shi Hui, Ying Hooi Keng. Levels of empathy in undergraduate healthcare students: a Malaysian cross-sectional study. 07/2012 – 12/2012 (Approved by International Medical University’s Research & Ethics Committee). Grant amount RM 11000 (Co Investigator)
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Muneer Gohar Babar, Wong Pei Se, Syed Imran Ahmed, Faizah Mufazal Binti Faiz, Nurul Ain Binti Ahamed Siddeekh, Ooi Yong Jing, Saw Hwei Whei. Perceived sources and factors affecting stress among medical, dental and health sciences students. 07/2011 – 12/2011 (Approved by International Medical University’s Research & Ethics Committee). Grant amount RM 12000 (Project Leader).
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Christopher Lee, Syed Imran Ahmed, Wong Pei Se, Abdullah Faiz Bin Zaihan, Yong Wai Leng, Yu Seet Loong. HIV/AIDS related quality of life and related factors in people living with HIV/AIDS: generic and disease-specific assessments. 07/2011 – 12/2011 (Approved by International Medical University’s Research& Ethics Committee) Grant amount RM 5900 (Project Leader).
  • Saad Ahmed Khan, Syed Shahzad Hasan, Hanan Omar, Umar Daood, Jayanthy a/p Moorthy. Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of HIV/AIDS Patients and their Caregivers Towards HIV – Associated Oral Lesions. 07/2011 – 12/2011 (Approved by International Medical University’s Research& Ethics Committee). Grant amount  RM 3000 (Co Investigator).
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Christopher Lee, Keivan Ahmadi, Syed Imran Ahmed, David Chong, Lau Hui Shan. Identification and self-management of adverse drug reactions and its impact on health-related quality of life among HIV/AIDS patients. 07/2010 – 12/2010 (Approved by International Medical University’s Research& Ethics Committee). Grant amount RM 6000 (Project Leader)
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Keivan Ahmadi, David Chong Weng Kwai, Syed Imran Ahmed, Priyatharsini Murugesu. Factors affecting the practice-area preferences: A cross-sectional study on fully and probationary registered pharmacists. 07/2010 – 12/2010 (Approved by International Medical University’s Research & Ethics Committee). Grant amount RM 3000 (Project Leader).
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Muneer Gohar Babar, Eliza Wong, Cho Min Naing, Nur Hidayah Hamzah, Nurul Nadia Hamzah, Chew Shou Yong. Understanding, perception and self0practice of complementary and alternative medicine: a cross-sectional study on medical and health sciences students. 07/2010 – 12/2010 (Approved by International Medical University’s Research & Ethics Committee). Grant amount RM 12000 (Project Leader).
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Keivan Ahmadi, David Chong Weng Kwai, Syed Imran Ahmed, Joanne Ong, Shamala Rajadurai, Ong Huey Chin. Anticoagulation related knowledge, quality of life and risk of thromboembolism among patients on warfarin therapy. 07/2010 – 12/2010(Approved by International Medical University’s Research & Ethics Committee). Grant amount RM 12000 (Project Leader).
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Christopher Lee, Syed Imran Ahmed, See Choon Keong. Evaluation of complementary and alternative medicine use among people living with HIV/AIDs. 07/2009 – 12/2009 (Approved by International Medical University’s Research & Ethics Committee). Grant amount RM 3000 (Project Leader)
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Kamarun Nesa, Keivan Ahmadi, Siow Ruey Feng. Complementary and alternative medicine use among patients attending warfarin clinic. 07/2009 – 12/2009 (Approved by International Medical University’s Research & Ethics Committee). Grant amount RM 3000 (Project Leader).
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Kamarun Nesa, Mudassir Anwar, Sathvik Sridhar, Lim Kim Nai. Identification, categorisation, and recommendations on the management of drug-drug interactions in hospitalised patients. 07/2009 – 12/2009 (Approved by International Medical University’s Research & Ethics Committee). Grant amount RM 3000 (Project Leader).
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Nadeem Irfan Bukhari, Syed Imran Ahmed, William Cheah Wei Loom. Complementary and alternative medicine use among patients with diabetes mellitus. 07/2008 – 12/2008 (Approved by International Medical University’s Research & Ethics Committee). Grant amount RM 6000 (Project Leader).
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Keivan Ahmadi, Wayne Wong Guan Wei, Alen Kiu Seng Yong. Public understanding and attitudes toward epilepsy in urban areas in Malaysia. 07/2008 – 12/2008 (Approved by International Medical University’s Research & Ethics Committee). Grant amount RM 12000 (Project Leader)

 

Supervision of Postgraduates (MSc/PhD)
(Last 5 years – 2011 – 2015)

  • Kaeshaelya Thiruchelvam MSc (2015 – to data) – Co-Supervisor
    Residential Aged Care Medication Review to Improve the Quality of Medication Use among the Older Population

 

Supervision of Undergraduate students (BPharm)
(Last 5 years – 2011 – 2015)

2015

  • Lai Kai Lin and Jenny Chong Siaw Ing. Assessment of health care professional students’ perception and understanding towards Professionalism (Co Supervisor).

 

2014

  • Janice Ooi and Wong Mei Yong. Patients and dental students’ perception of empathy in a clinical environment (Co Supervisor).

 

2013

  • Ashvinni Ramanchandran. Evaluation of Patient Satisfaction with HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment (Co Supervisor).

 

2012:

  • Fatimah Az-Zahra Mohd Fadzil, Kaeshaelya Thiruchelvum, Mah Xin Xin, Rebecca Santiago. Study of Predictors and Correlates of Glycaemic Control and Health related Quality of Life among Women with Diabetes Mellitus (Main Supervisor).
  • Lim Phei June, Lim Lee Ping, Chan Kheng Kai, Ng Shi Hui, Ying Hooi Keng. Levels of empathy in undergraduate healthcare students: a Malaysian cross-sectional study (Co Supervisor).

 

2011

  • Faizah Mufazal Binti Faiz, Nurul Ain Binti Ahamed Siddeekh, Ooi Yong Jing, Saw Hwei Whei. Perceived sources and factors affecting stress among medical, dental and health sciences students (Main Supervisor).
  • Abdullah Faiz Bin Zaihan, Yong Wai Leng, Yu Seet Loong. HIV/AIDS related quality of life and related factors in people living with HIV/AIDS: generic and disease-specific assessments (Main Supervisor).
  • Jayanthy a/p Moorthy. Knowledge, attitudes and practices of HIV/AIDS patients and their caregivers towards HIV – Associated Oral Lesions (Co Supervisor).

 


Professional affiliations:

  • PPC Sindh Pharmacy Council, Karachi
  • PPA Pakistan Pharmacists Association
  • MPS Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society (2008-2010)

 

Journal’s Editorial Team:

  • Associate Editor BMC Journal of Pharmaceutical Practice and Policy

 

Academic Awards:

  • 2011 International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) from the University of Queensland, Australia for postgraduate (PhD) studies.
  • 2011 UQ Centennial Scholarship for PhD from Australia for postgraduate (PhD) studies.

 

Recent publications
(last 5 years – 2011 – 2015)

2015

  • Imran Ahmed Syed, Syed Azhar Syed Sulaiman, Mohammad Azmi Hassali, Syed Shahzad Hasan, Hui Shan Lau, Christopher Kc Lee: Factors associated with poor CD4 and viral load outcomes in patients with HIV/AIDS. Journal of Medical Virology 09/2015; DOI:10.1002/jmv.24389.
  • Imran Ahmed Syed, Syed Azhar Syed Sulaiman, Mohammad Azmi Hassali, Kaeshaelya Thiruchelvam, Syed Shahzad Hasan, Christopher KC Lee: Beliefs and practices of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among HIV/AIDS patients: A qualitative exploration. European Journal of Integrative Medicine 09/2015; DOI:10.1016/j.eujim.2015.09.135
  • Muneer Gohar Babar, Tahir Ali Khan, Syed Shahzad Hasan: Prevalence and Severity of Dental Caries and Fluorosis in School Children of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Journal of Khyber College of Dentistry 2015; 5(2): 34-38.
  • Ian Fredericks, Samantha Hollingworth, Alex Pudmenzky, Laurence Rossato, Syed Shahzad Hasan, Therese Kairuz: Consumer knowledge and perceptions about antibiotics and upper respiratory tract infections in a community pharmacy. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 09/2015; DOI:10.1007/s11096-015-0188-y
  • Imran Ahmed Syed, Syed Shahzad Hasan: Beliefs and practices of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among HIV/AIDS patients: A qualitative exploration. European Journal of Integrative Medicine, 09/2015; DOI:10.1016/j.eujim.2015.09.135.
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Alexandra M Clavarino, Abdullah A Mamun, Therese Kairuz: Anxiety symptoms and the risk of diabetes mellitus in Australian women: evidence from 21-year follow-up. Public Health 08/2015; DOI:10.1016/j.puhe.2015.07.022
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Alexandra M Clavarino, Abdullah A Mamun, Therese Kairuz: A comparative drug utilisation study of the treatment of diabetes in Malaysia and Australia. Australasian Medical Journal 07/2015; 8(6):179-188. DOI:10.4066/AMJ.2015.2330
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Teh Khai Mei, Imran Ahmed Syed, DWK. Chong, Ong Hui Chin, Naina Basaria: Quality of life (QoL) and International Normalized Ratio (INR) control of patients attending anticoagulation clinics. Public Health 06/2015; DOI:10.1016/j.puhe.2015.05.014
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Alexandra M Clavarino, Kaeleen Dingle, Abdullah A Mamun, Therese Kairuz: Diabetes Mellitus and the Risk of Depressive and Anxiety Disorders in Australian Women: A Longitudinal Study. Journal of Women's Health 06/2015; DOI:10.1089/jwh.2015.5210
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Abdullah A Mamun, Alexandra M Clavarino, Therese Kairuz: Incidence and Risk of Depression Associated with Diabetes in Adults: Evidence from Longitudinal Studies. Community Mental Health Journal 06/2015; 51(2):204-210. DOI:10.1007/s10597-014-9744-5
  • Muneer Gohar Babar, Syed Shahzad Hasan, Yong J. Ooi, Imran Ahmed Syed, Pei S. Wong, Siti Fauzza Ahmad, Nik M. M MNM-Rosdy, Normaliza A. Malik: Perceived sources of stress among Malaysian dental students. 05/2015; 6:56 - 61. DOI:10.5116/ijme.5521.3b2d
  • Keivan Ahmadi, Syed Shahzad Hasan, Keihan Ahmadi: The health professionals' right to refuse: is it good, bad or ugly?. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice 02/2015; 23(1). DOI:10.1111/ijpp.12121
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Alexandra M Clavarino, Kaeleen Dingle, Abdullah A Mamun, Therese Kairuz: The validity of personal disturbance scale (DSSI/sAD) in people with diabetes mellitus, using longitudinal data. Personality and Individual Differences 01/2015; 72:182-188. DOI:10.1016/j.paid.2014.09.005

 

2014

  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Kaeshaelya Thiruchelvam, Imran Ahmed Syed, Alexandra M. Clavarino, Abdullah A. Mamun, Therese Kairuz: Relation between mental health-related variables and glycemic control in Malaysian women with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries 12/2014; DOI:10.1007/s13410-014-0250-7
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Alexandra M Clavarino, Kaeleen Dingle, Abdullah M Mamun, Therese Kairuz: Psychological Health and the Risk of Diabetes Mellitus in Australian Women: A 21-Year Prospective Study. Journal of Women's Health 10/2014; 23(11):1-8. DOI:10.1089/jwh.2014.4832
  • Imran Ahmed Syed, Syed Azhar Syed Sulaiman, Mohamed Azmi Hassali, Lau Hui Shan, Syed Shahzad Hasan, Christopher K.C.Lee: Anti-retroviral therapy and incidence of adverse drug reactions among cohort of Malaysian HIV/AIDS patients. Healthmed 09/2014; 8(9).
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Alexandra M Clavarino, Abdullah A Mamun, Therese Kairuz: Incidence and risk of diabetes mellitus associated with depressive symptoms in adults: Evidence from longitudinal studies.. Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome Clinical Research and Reviews 04/2014; 8(2):82-87. DOI:10.1016/j.dsx.2014.04.023.

 

2013

  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Muneer Gohar Babar, Kheng Kai Chan, Syed Imran Ahmed, Shahid Mitha: An assessment of pharmacy students’ empathy levels in Malaysia. Journal of Advanced Pharmacy Education & Research 12/2013; 3(4):531-540.
  • Muneer Gohar Babar, Hanan Omar, Lee P. Lim, Saad A. Khan, Shahid Mitha, Siti F.B. Ahmad, Syed Shahzad Hasan: An assessment of dental students' empathy levels in Malaysia. 11/2013; 4:223 - 229. DOI:10.5116/ijme.5259.4513
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Kaeshaelya Thiruchelvam, Syed Imran Ahmed, Alexandra M Clavarino, Abdullah A Mamun, Therese Kairuz: Pregnancy complications, mental health-related problems and type 2 diabetes mellitus in Malaysian women. 11/2013; 7(4):191-7. DOI:10.1016/j.dsx.2013.10.023
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, K Ahmadi, R Santigo, S I Ahmed: The validity of the Menopause-specific Quality of Life questionnaire in women with type 2 diabetes. Climacteric 11/2013; 17(4). DOI:10.3109/13697137.2013.864269
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Alexandra M. Clavarino, Abdullah A. Mamun, Suhail A.R. Doi, Therese Kairuz: Population impact of depression either as a risk factor or consequence of type 2 diabetes in adults: A meta-analysis of longitudinal studies. Asian Journal of Psychiatry 09/2013; DOI:10.1016/j.ajp.2013.09.008
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Pei Se Wong, Syed Imran Ahmed, David Weng Kwai Chong, Chun Wai Mai, Peter Pook, Therese Kairuz: Perceived impact of clinical placements on students' preparedness to provide patient-centered care in Malaysia. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning 04/2013; DOI:10.1016/j.cptl.2013.01.010

 

2012

  • Saad Ahmed Khan, Jayanthy Moorthy, Hanan Omar, Syed Shahzad Hasan: People living with HIV /AIDS (PLWHA) and HIV/AIDS associated oral lesions; a study in Malaysia. BMC Public Health 10/2012; 12(1):850. DOI:10.1186/1471-2458-12-850
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Kim Nai Lim, Mudassir Anwar, Belagodu Sridhar Sathvik, Keivan Ahmadi, Adelyn Wei Li Yuan, Mokhtar Ahmad Kamarunnesa: Impact of pharmacists’ intervention on identification and management of drug-drug interactions in an intensive care setting. Singapore medical journal 08/2012; 53(8):526-31.
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Syed Imran: Medicine disaster in Pakistan points to enhanced safety role for pharmacists. Pharmaceutical Journal 04/2012; 288.
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, R Shamala, Imran A Syed: Response to Letter to the Editor: Factors Affecting Warfarin Related Knowledge and INR Control of Patients Attending Physicians and Pharmacists' Managed Anticoagulation Clinics. Journal of Pharmacy Practice 02/2012; 25(1):111-2. DOI:10.1177/0897190011431639

 

2011

  • Muneer Gohar Babar, Syed Shahzad Hasan, Cho Min Naing, Nur Hidayah Binti Hamzah: Perceptions and self-use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) among Malaysian dental students. European Journal of Integrative Medicine 12/2011; 4(1). DOI:10.1016/j.eujim.2011.11.001
  • Cho Naing, Syed Shahzad Hasan, Kyan Aung: Do variations in allocation concealment methods influence the effects found in intervention reviews? Journal of Evidence-Based Medicine 11/2011; 4(4):255-258. DOI:10.1111/j.1756-5391.2011.01156.x
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Chew S Yong, Muneer G Babar, Cho M Naing, Abdul Hameed, Mirza R Baig, Shahid M Iqbal, Therese Kairuz: Understanding, perceptions and self-use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among Malaysian pharmacy students. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 10/2011; 11:95. DOI:10.1186/1472-6882-11-95
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, R Shamala, Imran A Syed, N Basariah, David W K Chong, Teh K Mei, Ong H Chin: Factors affecting warfarin-related knowledge and INR control of patients attending physician- and pharmacist-managed anticoagulation clinics. Journal of Pharmacy Practice 08/2011; 24(5):485-93. DOI:10.1177/0897190011415684
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, William Cw Loon, Keivan Ahmadi, Syed I Ahmed, Nadeem I Bukhari: Reasons, perceived efficacy and factors associated with complementary and alternative medicine use among Malaysian patients with diabetes mellitus. The British Journal of Diabetes & Vascular Disease 08/2011; 11(92). DOI:10.1177/1474651410398367
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Shoaib Muhammad Harris, Khan: Knowledge, awareness and attitudes of pharmacy students toward epilepsy. Pharmacy Education, 2011: 11(1); 54-59.
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, See C Keong, Christopher L K Choong, Syed I Ahmed, Ting W Ching, Mudassir Anwar, Keivan Ahmadi, Muneer G Babar: Patient-Reported Adverse Drug Reactions and Drug-Drug Interactions: A Cross-Sectional Study on Malaysian HIV/AIDS Patients. Medical Principles and Practice 01/2011; 20(3):265-70. DOI:10.1159/000321274

 

Recent conference proceedings
(last 5 years – 2010 -2015)

2014

  • Syed Imran Ahmed, Syed Azhar Syed Sulaiman, Mohamed Azmi Hassali, Lau Hui Shan, Syed Shahzad Hasan, Christopher K.C Lee: HIV & AIDS treatment and patient reported Adverse Drug Reactions. 3rd International Postgraduate Conference on Pharmaceutical Sciences, University Teknology Mara (UiTM), Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia; 08/2014.
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Clavarino AM, Mamun AA, Abdullah R, Kairuz T. A comparative drug utilisation study of the treatment of diabetes in Malaysia and Australia. National Medicine Symposium, Brisbane, Queensland, 21 – 23 May, 2014.
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan: A comparative drug utilisation study of the treatment of diabetes in Malaysia and Australia.. National Medicine Symposium, Brisbane, Australia; 05/2014

 

2013

  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Clavarino AM, Mamun AA, Kairuz T. A prospective study of anxiety symptoms and later-onset diabetes mellitus in women: evidence from a longitudinal study. Australasian Epidemiological Association Annual Scientific Meeting, Brisbane, Queensland, 20 – 22 October, 2013.

 

2012

  • Syed Imran Ahmed, Syed Shahzad Hasan, Basaria N, Chong CWK, Mei TK, Chin OH: Anticoagulation related quality of life (ACQoL) and INR control of pharmacist-managed patients on warfarin therapy. FIP Centennial Congress, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; 10/2012
  • Syed Imran Ahmed, Syed Shahzad Hasan, Basariah N, Chong CWK, Mei TK, and Chin OH. “Anticoagulation related quality of life (ACQoL) and INR control of pharmacist-managed patients on warfarin therapy”. FIP Centennial Congress 2012, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 03-08 Oct 2012.

 

2011

  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Nur Hidayah, Muneer GH, Eliza W, Cho MN. Understanding, perception and self-use of complementary and alternative medicine among Malaysian nursing students. Presented at 6th Congress of the Asian Medical Education Association, March 23-26, 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, Nur Hidayah, Muneer GH, Cho MN. Understanding, perception and self-use of complementary and alternative medicine among Malaysian dentistry students. Presented at 6th Congress of the Asian Medical Education Association, March 23-26, 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Syed Shahzad Hasan, David CWK, Ahmadi K, Wong PS, Ahmed SI, Sathvik BS, Hassali AH, Ernieda MH, Hadi MA, Low BY. Influences on Malaysian Pharmacy Students’ Career Preferences. Presented at 6th Congress of the Asian Medical Education Association, March 23-26, 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

 

 

 

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