School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia

  • Qualification

    B.Pharm(Hons) (UIA), M.Pharm (Clinical Pharmacy) (USM)

  • Lecturer

    Discipline of Clinical Pharmacy

  • Chairperson

    MPS-Immunisation Advocacy Chapter

  • Room

    J01 Room 131

  • Contact

    +604-6533888 Ext. 4299

  • Email

Author ID

Nur Hafzan Md. Hanafiah, Ms

  • Looking for Master students

Graduated with BPharm (Hons) from International Islamic Unversity Malaysia and completed her Master's in Clinical Pharmacy from Universiti Sains Malaysia. She had joined the Ministry of Health before moving to her current post as a clinical pharmacy lecturer at the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences in USM.

She is currently the Chairperson of the Malaysian Pharmacist Society (MPS) Immunisation Advocacy Chapter (2022-2024) and also the Coordinator for the development of the Certified Training Programme on Immunisation for Pharmacists (CTPIP).

  • Research interest revolves around personalized medicine in oncology (Solid and Hematology) and aseptic dispensing in pharmacy practice. Current work involves pharmacy education development and health promotion focusing on cancer, vaccination and immunization, and other clinical pharmacy-related studies.

    Ongoing Research

    1. Association of Total Anticholinergic Burden with Hospital Outcomes in Acutely Hospitalised Geriatric Patients: A Prospective Single-center Cohort Study
    2. Sleep health among Malaysian adults in the ‘New Normal Way of Living’-An explorative survey of sleep attitude and sleep hygiene practice and sleep quality.
    3. Mental Health Literacy among Youth Attending Tertiary Learning Institutions in Malaysia: Developing a New Approach for Mental Health Education Programme
    4. Vaccine Acceptance and Uptake in Malaysia: Modelling a New Approach for Immunisation Advocacy Education Programme.
    5. Impact of Pharmacist Smoking Cessation Intervention on Quit Rate Among Hospitalised Patients in Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan.
    6. Determination of ER Stress Molecular Pathway Expression and Related Metabolites in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Progression.
    7. Colorectal Cancers Therapies Among Patients at Malaysian Hospitals to Determine and Evaluate Molecular Subtypes-Based Treatment.
    8. Breast Cancer Progression and Chemotherapy Complications in Patients with and without Type 2 Diabetes: An Ambispective Observational Studies.
    9. Knowledge, Attitude and Perception of the Public in Malaysia towards Health Supplements
    1. Pharmacy Practice
    2. Clinical Pharmacy Practice
    3. Pharmaceutical Care (Medication Therapy Management)
    4. Personalized Medicine in Oncology (Solid and Hematology)
    5. Aseptic Dispensing (cytotoxic and total parenteral nutrition)
    6. Vaccination and Immunisation
    7. Health System Research
    8. Public Health/Pharmacy Education Development
    9. Health Promotion
    1. K. Martin Kortüm, Elias K. Mai, Nur H. Hanafiah, Chang-Xi Shi, Yuan-Xiao Zhu, Laura Bruins, Santiago Barrio, Patrick Jedlowski, Maximilian Merz, Jing Xu, Robert A. Stewart, Mindaugas Andrulis, Anna Jauch, Jens Hillengass, Hartmut Goldschmidt, P. Leif Bergsagel, Esteban Braggio, A. Keith Stewart, Marc S. Raab. Targeted sequencing of refractory myeloma reveals a high incidence of mutations in CRBN and Ras pathway genes. Blood 2016:blood-2016-02-698092.
    2. Abdul Rahim, A. S., Abd Wahab, M. S., Ali, A. A., & Hanafiah, N. H. M. (2022). Educational escape rooms in pharmacy education: A narrative review. Pharmacy Education, 22(1), p. 540–557.
    3. Voo, J., Lean, Q. Y., Ming, L. C., Md Hanafiah, N. H., Al-Worafi, Y. M., & Ibrahim, B. (2021). Vaccine Knowledge, Awareness and Hesitancy: A Cross Sectional Survey among Parents Residing at Sandakan District, Sabah. Vaccines, 9(11), 1348.
    4. Sohail Aziz, Siti Maisharah Binti Sheikh Ghadzi, Syed Azhar Bin Syed Sulaiman, Nur Hafzan Binti Md Hanafiah, Sabariah Noor Binti Harun,(2021) Can Newer Anti-Diabetic Therapies Delay the Development of Diabetic Nephropathy ?, Journal of Pharmacy and Bioallied Sciences.
    5. Noratiqah Mohtar, Nur Hafzan Md. Hanafiah, Ng Sui Yee, Amirah Mohd Gazzali & Thaigarajan Parumasivam, (2021) Proof of Concept: The Effectiveness of Disinfectant Tunnel as Potential Measure against COVID-19, Sains Malaysiana. 2021; 50:7.
    6. Tinagaran A/L Karunakaran, Balamurugan A/L Tangiisuran, Nur Hafzan Md Hanafiah (2021) Vaccination Knowledge and Perception among Pharmacy Undergraduates in a Northern Public University in Malaysia. International Journal of Human and Health Sciences Supplementary Issue: 2021 Page: S28
    7. Nur Hafzan Binti Md Hanafiah, (2021), PROCEEDINGS of MPS-NATIONAL PHARMACISTS CONVENTION 2021, Malaysian Journal of Pharmacy (MJP), 7/1:, 49-77
    8. J Xu, N Pfarr, V Endris, EK Mai, NH Md Hanafiah, N Lehners, R Penzel, W Weichert, AD Ho, P Schirmacher, H Goldschmidt, M Andrulis and MS Raab, (2017) Molecular signaling in multiple myeloma: association of RAS/RAF mutations and MEK/ERK pathway activation. Oncogenesis. ;6:e337
    9. Petersen A.B., Anderson N.S., Konotop G, Hanafiah NHM, Hammershøj, P., Raab, M. S., Krämer, A. and Clausen, M. H., (2017) Synthesis and Formulation Studies of Griseofulvin Analogues with Improved Solubility and Metabolic Stability. European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry.;130:240-247
    10. Petersen A.B., Konotop G, Hanafiah NHM, Hammershøj, P., Raab, M. S., Krämer, A. and Clausen, M. H, (2016) Strategies for improving the solubility and metabolic stability of griseofulvin analogues. European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2016;116: 210-215.
    11. Sulaiman, S., Victor, S., Sari, Y., Maisharah, S., Harun, SN., & Hanafiah, N., (2012) Applicability of Pharmaceutical Care in endocrine clinic of Hospital Penang, Malaysia. journal of Diabetes Research and Clinical Metabolism, 1(1), 11.
    12. Gillani, S. W., Sulaiman, S. A. S., Baig, M., Sari, Y. O., Ghadzi, S. M. S., Harun, SN., & Hanafiah, N. H. M., (2012) Pharmacist intervention in home care program for diabetes patients. Journal of Diabetes Mellitus, 2(03), 279.
    13. Gillani, S. W., Sulaiman, S. A. S., Sundram, S., Ghadzi, S. M. S., Harun, SN., & Hanafiah, N. H. M., (2012) Risk factors for long term complications among patients of endocrine clinic in Hospital Penang, Malaysia. Journal of Health Sciences, 2(2)
    14. Siti Maisharah, S. G., Sabariah Noor, H., & Nur Hafzan, M. H., (2011) Stress Level Among Final Year USM Bachelor of Pharmacy Students During Outpatient/Counselling Clerkship. International Journal, 2(1), 39-45.
    15. Sabariah Noor, H., Siti Maisharah, S. G., & Nur Hafzan, M. H., (2010) Perceived Stress Level Assessment among Final Year Pharmacy Students during Pharmacy Based Clerkship. International Journal, 1(2), 20-23.
  • BPharm Courses:

    1. FAR347 Oncology Pharmacy
    2. FAR352 Clinical Pharmacy Practice
    3. FAR457 Medication Counseling Practice
    4. FAR458 Nuclear Pharmacy
    5. FAR461 Hospital Pharmacy

    MPharm Courses:

    1. FCP557 Pharmacotherapeutic V
    2. FCP562 Surgery Clerkship
    3. FEL508 Research And Dissertation
    1. Consulting Advisor for Pharmaceutical Care Service Diabetes Melitus in Pusat Sejahtera USM
    1. 2019, Nur Hafzan Binti Md Hanafiah, Dzul Azri Bin Mohamed Noor, Saad Bin Othman, Zuraidah Binti Mohd Yusoff, Oncology Pharmacy Service Clerkship Module 2019, LY2019001097
    2. 2019, Nur Hafzan Binti Md Hanafiah, Clinical Oncology Pharmacy Clerkship Workbook/Manual 2019/20, LY2019005443
    3. 2020, Nur Hafzan Binti Md Hanafiah, Dzul Azri Bin Mohamed Noor, Saad Bin Othman, Zuraidah Binti Mohd Yusoff, Oncology Pharmacy Service Clerkship Module 2020, LY2020002493
    4. 2021, Balamurugan A/l Tangiisuran, Adilah Binti Mohamed Ariff, Asdariah Binti Misnan, Azaharudin Bin Awang Ahmad, Halilol Rahman Bin Mohamed Khan, Mahiya Nabilla Rosaria Binti Abdul Hamid, Mohd Fadhli Bin Razali, Nur Afni Binti Amir, Nur Hafzan Binti Md Hanafiah, Sazaroni Binti Md Rashid, Sulastri Binti Samsudin, DRUG AND POISON INFORMATION SERVICE MODULE.

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
11800 Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.

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