Sanah  Hasan

Sanah Hasan

Associate Professor
Ext: 6222

Dr Hasan received her PhD in 2013 from Monash University, Australia, her PharmD in 2002, and her BS in pharmacy in 1994 from the School of Pharmacy, University of Kansas, Kansas, USA. Dr Sanah Hasan has considerable hospital pharmacy experience and community pharmacy research. She has taken faculty appointments at several academic appointments before joining Ajman University. She is the invited speaker at multiple regional and international conferences, and the principal investigator of several research projects focusing on pharmacy practice and community pharmacy services in the UAE and the region.

  • Doctor of Philosophy, PhD, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University, Australia, 2013
  • Doctor of Pharmacy, PharmD, School of Pharmacy, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA, 2002
  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA, 1994
  • Assistant Professor- Department of Clinical Sciences-Ajman University-August 2016-Present
  • Faculty-Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacotherapeutics-University of Sharjah, UAE, 2005-2016
  • Assistant Professor, Gateway Institute - Purdue University, UAE. 2004 - 2005
  • Assistant Professor, Clinical Pharmacy- Dubai Pharmacy College, UAE. Fall 2003
  • Clinical Coordinator, Hays Medical Center, Hays, Kansas. USA. 1998 – 2000
  • Staff Pharmacist, Hays Medical Center, Hays, Kansas. USA. 1994 – 2000
  • Research Assistant - Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry Laboratories, School of Pharmacy, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas. USA. 1993 - 1994
Teaching Area
  • Clinical Pharmacy, various areas in disease state management
  • Health promotion & disease prevention
  • Public Health
  • Pharmacy Management & Marketing
  • Pharmacy Law & Ethics
  • Pharmacy Clinical and field training
  • Medication safety and Pharmacovigilance
  • Pharmaceutical Care
  • Communication skills in Pharmacy
  • Alzheimer's disease and role of community pharmacist
  • Health Literacy in Diabetes
  • Pharmacist management of asthma
  • Screening for cardiovascular disease and diabetes in community pharmacy
  • Pharmacist practices of and consumer satisfaction with birth control in the UAE
  • Pharmacovigilance: health professionals and consumers
  • Pharmacy education and assessments
  • Hasan S, Tarazi H, Hilal D. Enhancing Student Communication Skills Through Arabic Language Competency and Simulated Patient Assessments. Am J Pharm Educ. 2017; 81 (4): Article 76. doi/full/10.5688/ajpe81476
  • Hasan S, Farghadani Gh, AlHaideri SKh, Fathy MA. Pharmacist opportunities to improve public self-medicating practices in the UAE. Pharmacology & Pharmacy. 2016; 7(11): 459-47.
  • Hasan S, Al Sabbagh R, AlHumaidi R, AlMallah M, Khan F. Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) in assessing pharmacy students’ Arabic language competence in asthma management. Pharmacy Education. 2016; 16 (1): 158-165.
  • Zaidan A, Awaisu A, Hasan S, Kheir N. The Living with Medicines Questionnaire: Translation and Cultural Adaptation into the Arabic Context. Value in Health-Regional Issue. 2016; 10 C: 36-40.
  • Hasan et al. Patient expectations of and willingness to use primary care pharmacy services in the United Arab Emirates. Int J Pharm Pract 2015; 23 (5): 340–348, doi: 10.1111/ijpp.12176
  • Hasan S et al. Physicians’ attitudes towards provision of primary care services in community pharmacy in the UAE. Int J Pharm Pract 2015; 23 (4): 274–282, doi: 10.1111/ijpp.12157
  • Hasan et al. Physicians' Opinions on Collaboration with Pharmacists in the United Arab Emirates. Res Soc Admin Pharm 2014; 10(5): E45-E45
  • Hasan et al. Assessing patient satisfaction with community pharmacy in the UAE using a newly-validated tool. Res Soc Admin Pharm 2013; 9: 841-850. doi:10.1016/j.sapharm.2012.10.002
  • Hasan et al. Community Pharmacy Services in the UAE. Int J Pharm Pract. 2012; 20(4): 218-225. doi: 10.1111/j.2042-7174.2011.00182.x
  • Hasan S. Teaching ethics to pharmacy students using a team-based learning approach. Pharmacy Education. 2011; 11 (1): 99 - 106
  • Hasan et al. Community pharmacy in the UAE: characteristics and workforce issues. Int J Pharm Pract. 2011; 19(6): 392-399. doi: 10.1111/j.2042-7174.2011.00134.x
  • Hasan S. Continuing education needs assessment of pharmacists in the United Arab Emirates. Pharm World & Sci. 2009. Volume 31, Issue 6: 670-677
  • Hasan S. A Tool to Teach Communication Skills to Pharmacy Students. Am J Pharm Educ. 2008; 72 (3) Article 67.
  • Alzubaidi H, Saidawi W, Hussein A, Hasan S. Critical Role of Pharmacists in Caring for Alzheimer’s Disease Patients.
  • Hasan S, Mahameed S, Al Hariri Y. Translation and Culture Adaptation of the Simplified Diabetes Knowledge Test, Literacy Assessment for Diabetes and Diabetes Numeracy Test.
  • Alzubaidi HT, Chandir S, Hasan S, Kevin McNamara, Rachele Cox, Ines Krass. Diabetes and cardiovascular disease risk screening model in community pharmacies in a developing primary healthcare system: a feasibility study.
  • Hasan S, Al Oum L. A Simulated patient study to evaluate community pharmacist assessment, management and advice giving to patients with asthma.
  • Mobarak DM, Al-Tabakha MM, Hasan S. Assessing hormonal contraceptive dispensing and counseling provided by community pharmacists in the United Arab Emirates: a simulated patient study.
  • Hasan S, Al-Omar M J, AlZubaidy H, Al-Worafi Y.M. Use of Medications in Arab Countries.
  • Hasan S, Chapman CB, Stewart K, Kong DCM. Physicians’ perspectives of pharmacist-physician collaboration in the United Arab Emirates: Findings from an exploratory study.
Conference Presentation
  • Assessment of pharmacy students’ asthma management in English and Arabic using Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). Poster Presentation. International Social Pharmacy Workshop. Aberdeen, Scotland, July 18-22, 2016. IJPP, 24 (Suppl. 2), pp. 33–60 Proceedings IJPP
  • The Role of the Pharmacist in Improving Adherence to CV Medications. Cardiovascular Pharmacist Summit. Invited Speaker. Muscat, Oman. February 19-20, 2016
  • What do physicians think of provision of enhanced services by community pharmacists in the UAE? The First Middle Eastern Conference on Interprofessional Education. Poster presentation. Doha, Qatar, Dec 4-6, 2015
  • What community pharmacy services are patients willing to use in the United Arab Emirates. Oral Presentation. The 7th Medication Safety Conference. Abu Dhabi, November 7-9, 2014
  • Physicians' Opinions on Collaboration with Pharmacists in the United Arab Emirates. Res Soc Admin Pharm 2014; 10(5): E45-E45. International Social Pharmacy Workshop. Poster presentation. Boston, USA. August 4-8, 2014 Proceeding RSAP.
  • Pharmacists and management of common ailments in diabetic patients. Key note speaker. Pharmacist Academy II Symposium. Abu Dhabi, June 13, 2014
  • Pharmacists’ Top Tips for management of common respiratory infections. Workshop for community pharmacists. The 3rd Annual OTC conference. Dubai, April 25, 2014
  • Application of FIP pharmacy education initiatives and good pharmacy practice guidelines to the UAE setting. Oral presentation. Frontiers in therapeutics, clinical education and practice conference. Fatima College of Health Sciences, Abu Dhabi, November, 2013
  • Pharmacist's assessment of cardiovascular risks and interventions to reduce them. Proceedings of International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) Poster presentation. Ireland, Dublin, Sept 2013.
Memberships, Awards and Honors
  • International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) Collaboration
  • Member of the organizing committee of the Medication Safety Annual Conference
  • Member of the UAE National Advisory Committee on Immunizations
  • Inclusion in Marquis Who’s Who in the World 2014. (31st Edition)
  • Inclusion in Marquis Who’s Who in Medicine and Health Care 2011-2012 Edition. 2011
  • Member of the American Pharmacists Association
  • Pharmacy Board Licensure- National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, USA.