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Pharmacy staff profile

Dr Mudassir Anwar

PositionLecturer
QualificationsBPharm MSClinPharm PhD
Research summaryPharmacy practice and social pharmacy research

Research

My research focuses on extension of pharmacist role and evaluation of current roles and services using both qualitative and quantitative methods.

Other areas of interest include:

  • Social determinants of health
  • Medicines in the context of daily life
  • Safe and effective use of medicines
  • Public awareness on pharmaceutical services
  • Migrants and refugees health

Publications

Anwar, M., El-Dahiyat, F., Jairoun, A., Raed, R., Butt, I., Abdel-Majid, W., & Abdelgadir, H. (2019). The sunshine under our skin: Public knowledge and practices about vitamin D deficiency in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. Archives of Osteoporosis, 14, 111. doi: 10.1007/s11657-019-0671-5

Ahmed, S. I., Lin, L. K., Ing, J. C. S., Hasan, S. S., Anwar, M., & Babar, M. G. (2019). An evaluation of self perceived professionalism among health professions’ students. Pharmacy Education, 19(1), 396-405.

Anwar, M., El-Dahiyat, F., Shriki, H. A., Khaled, M. A., & Rani, A. (2019). An insight into the perception of community pharmacists on health literacy. Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Sevices Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/jphs.12323

Al Sadi, B. M., Harb, Z., El-Dahiyat, F., & Anwar, M. (2019). Improving patient waiting time: A quality initiative at a pharmacy of a public hospital in United Arab Emirates. International Journal of Healthcare Management. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/20479700.2019.1692768

Anwar, M., Green, J. A., Norris, P., & Bukhari, N. I. (2017). Prospective daily diary study reporting of any and all symptoms in healthy adults in Pakistan: Prevalence and response. BMJ Open, 7(11), e014998. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014998

Journal - Research Article

Anwar, M., El-Dahiyat, F., Jairoun, A., Raed, R., Butt, I., Abdel-Majid, W., & Abdelgadir, H. (2019). The sunshine under our skin: Public knowledge and practices about vitamin D deficiency in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. Archives of Osteoporosis, 14, 111. doi: 10.1007/s11657-019-0671-5

Anwar, M., El-Dahiyat, F., Shriki, H. A., Khaled, M. A., & Rani, A. (2019). An insight into the perception of community pharmacists on health literacy. Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Sevices Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/jphs.12323

Ahmed, S. I., Lin, L. K., Ing, J. C. S., Hasan, S. S., Anwar, M., & Babar, M. G. (2019). An evaluation of self perceived professionalism among health professions’ students. Pharmacy Education, 19(1), 396-405.

Anwar, M., Green, J. A., Norris, P., & Bukhari, N. I. (2017). Prospective daily diary study reporting of any and all symptoms in healthy adults in Pakistan: Prevalence and response. BMJ Open, 7(11), e014998. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014998

Faizullah, M., Nisar-ur-Rahman, Umar, M. I., Anwar, M., & Sarfraz, M. (2017). A cross-sectional study on knowledge, attitude and practices of medical doctors towards antibiotic prescribing patterns and resistance in Khyber Pakhtun Khawah, Pakistan. Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science, 7(12), 38-46. doi: 10.7324/JAPS.2017.71205

Anwar, M., Green, J. A., Norris, P., & Bukhari, N. L. (2015). Self-medication, home remedies, and spiritual healing: Common responses to everyday symptoms in Pakistan. Health Psychology & Behavioral Medicine, 3(1), 281-295. doi: 10.1080/21642850.2015.1088387

Anwar, M., Norris, P., Green, J., Au, S., Li, G., Ma, M., Prentice, R., Shum, A., Siaw, L.-A., Yoo, S., & Zhang, S. (2015). Pharmacy students' use of and beliefs about traditional healthcare. Journal of Immigrant & Minority Health, 17(3), 895-904. doi: 10.1007/s10903-014-0013-z

Hasan, S. S., Lim, K. N., Anwar, M., Sathvik, B. S., Ahmadi, K., Yuan, A. W. L., & Kamarunnesa, M. A. (2012). Impact of pharmacists' intervention on identification and management of drug-drug interactions in an intensive care setting. Singapore Medical Journal, 53(8), 526-531.

Anwar, M., Green, J., & Norris, P. (2012). Health-seeking behaviour in Pakistan: A narrative review of the existing literature. Public Health, 126(6), 507-517. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2012.02.006

Hasan, S. S., Keong, S. C., Choong, C. L. K., Ahmed, S. I., Ching, T. W., Anwar, M., … Babar, M. G. (2011). Patient-reported adverse drug reactions and drug-drug interactions: A cross-sectional study on Malaysian HIV/AIDS patients. Medical Principles & Practice, 20(3), 265-270. doi: 10.1159/000321274

Hasan, S. S., Feng, S. R., Ahmadi, K., Ahmad, K. M., Chong, D. W. K., Anwar, M., & Badarudin, N. Z. (2010). Factors influencing concomitant use of complementary and alternative medicines with warfarin. Journal of Pharmacy Practice & Research, 40(4), 294-299. doi: 10.1002/j.2055-2335.2010.tb00563.x

Hasan, S. S., See, C. K., Choong, C. L. K., Ahmed, S. I., Ahmadi, K., & Anwar, M. (2010). Reasons, perceived efficacy, and factors associated with complementary and alternative medicine use among Malaysian patients with HIV/AIDS. Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine, 16(11), 1171-1176. doi: 10.1089/acm.2009.0657

Anwar, M., Sulaiman, S. A. S., & Khan, T. M. (2010). A survey of knowledge of sexually transmitted infections among patients at a public hospital in Pulau Pinang, Malaysia. Medical Principles & Practice, 19(4), 312-318. doi: 10.1159/000312719

Hasan, S. S., Wei, W. W. G., Ahmadi, K., Ahmed, I. S., Yong, A. K. S., & Anwar, M. (2010). Knowledge and attitudes toward epilepsy among Malaysian Chinese. International Journal of Collaborative Research on Internal & Public Health, 2(11), 361-376.

Khan, T. M., Sulaiman, S. A. S., Hassali, M. A., Anwar, M., Wasif, G., & Khan, A. H. (2010). Community knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs towards depression in the state of Penang, Malaysia. Community Mental Health Journal, 46(1), 87-92. doi: 10.1007/s10597-009-9262-z

Anwar, M., Sulaiman, S. A. S., Ahmadi, K., & Khan, T. M. (2010). Awareness of school students on sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and their sexual behavior: A cross-sectional study conducted in Pulau Pinang, Malaysia. BMC Public Health, 10, 47. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-10-47

Hasan, S. S., Alen, Y. K. S., Wayne, W. G. W., Ahmadi, K., Anwar, M., & Goh, G. K. (2010). Understanding of and attitudes toward epilepsy among the urban Chinese population in Malaysia. Singapore Medical Journal, 51(4), 290-299.

Khan, T. M., Arif, N. H. B., Tahir, H., & Anwar, M. (2009). Role of the husband's knowledge and behaviour in postnatal depression: A case study of an immigrant Pakistani woman. Mental Health in Family Medicine, 6(4), 195-201.

Khan, T. M., Sulaiman, S. A., Hassali, M. A., Gillani, S. W., Anwar, M., Hussain, K., & Khan, A. H. (2009). Incidence of depression and its demographic correlates: Outcome of descriptive study at the psychiatry OPD Penang, Malaysia. HealthMED, 3(3), 204-211.

Anwar, M., & Sulaiman, S. A. S. (2008). Evaluation of the management of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) by private practitioners in Pulau Pinang, Malaysia. Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, 15(4), 41-47.

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Journal - Research Other

Al Sadi, B. M., Harb, Z., El-Dahiyat, F., & Anwar, M. (2019). Improving patient waiting time: A quality initiative at a pharmacy of a public hospital in United Arab Emirates. International Journal of Healthcare Management. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/20479700.2019.1692768

Anwar, M. (2015). Mixed-methods research in pharmacy practice and its implications. Archives of Pharmacy Practice, 6(1), 1-2. doi: 10.4103/2045-080X.151279

Ahmadi, K., Anwar, M., & Hassali, M. A. (2012). Malaysian pharmacy educators' view of the role of non-pharmacy trained educators in teaching pharmacy students. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 76(7), 138. doi: 10.5688/ajpe767138

Khan, T. M., Anwar, M., & Mueen Ahmed, K. K. (2011). A perspective for clinical pharmacy curriculum development and validation in Asian developing nations. Journal of Young Pharmacists, 3(2), 151-154. doi: 10.4103/0975-1483.80304

Khan, T. M., Anwar, M., & Gillani, W. (2011). Knowledge towards breast cancer among Malaysian university students. Breast Journal, 17(5), 553-554. doi: 10.1111/j.1524-4741.2011.01142.x

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