School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia

  • Qualification

    PhD, PharmD, B.Pharm

  • Senior Lecturer

    Discipline of Social & Administrative Pharmacy

  • Room

    J01 Room 131A

  • Contact

    +604-6533888 Ext. 1131

  • Email

Author ID

Mohamed Hassan Elnaem, Dr

  • Research Interest

    1. Quality use of medicines
    2. Patient-reported outcomes
    3. Health service research
    4. Pharmacy Education

    Ongoing Research

    1. Evaluation of Grit and its Associated Factors among Undergraduate Pharmacy Students from 14 Asian and Middle Eastern Countries.
    2. Association between depression, anxiety, medication adherence and glycaemic control among Malaysian patients with type- 2 Diabetes Mellitus. 
    3. Assessment of academic resilience and its associated factors among undergraduate pharmacy students" An International study.
    4. Assessment of knowledge, Perception, Experience and Phobia toward corticosteroids use among the general public in the era of COVID-19: A multinational study.
    5. Evaluation of clinical outcomes associated with the use of new oral glucose lowering drugs: An observational study.
    6. Assessment of the effectiveness and safety of lipid lowering therapy among elderly patients with type-2 diabetes mellitus.
    7. Development of telepharmacy practice module for training and upskilling of Malaysian future pharmacists: A qualitative approach.
    1. Clinical pharmacy
    2. Quality use of medicines (diabetes and CVD therapeutics)
    3. Patient-reported outcomes
    4. Mixed-methods pharmacy practice research
    5. Health service research (Academic detailing)
    1. Elnaem MH, Mosaad M, et al. (2022). Disparities in Prevalence and Barriers to Hypertension Control: A Systematic Review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. (Q1, IF=4.61).
    2. Forrest J, Elnaem MH, et al. (2022). White paper on the scholarship of teaching and learning: Expanding the academic pharmacy promotion and tenure process. Pharmacy Education. (Q3)
    3. Elnaem MH, et al. (2022). Assessment of mental wellbeing of undergraduate pharmacy students from 14 countries: The role of gender, lifestyle, health-related, and academic-related factors. Frontiers in Public Health.(Q1, IF= 6.46).
    4. Mansour N, Elnaem MH, et al. (2022). Evaluation of Preoperative Duloxetine Use for Postoperative Analgesia Following Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Frontiers in Pharmacology. (Q1, IF=5.98).
    5. Althomali A, Elnaem MH, et al. (2022). Impact of Clinical Pharmacist Intervention on Clinical Outcomes in the Critical Care Unit, Taif City, Saudi Arabia: A Retrospective Study. Pharmacy. (Q3)
    6. Emara A., Elnaem MH, et al. (2022). Effectiveness of nondiuretic pharmacotherapy for improving congestion in patients with acute heart failure: A systematic review of randomised controlled trials. Journal of Clinical Medicine. (Q1, IF=4.96)
    7. Elnaem MH, Nuffer W. (2022). Diabetes care and prevention services provided by pharmacists: Progress made during the COVID-19 pandemic and the need for additional efforts in the post-pandemic era. Exploratory Research in Clinical and Social Pharmacy.
    8. Elnaem MH, Akkawi ME, et al. (2022). Telepharmacy Knowledge, Perceptions, and Readiness among Future Malaysian Pharmacists amid the COVID-19 Pandemic. Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and Research. (Q3, IF=0.84).
    9. Elnaem MH, Nuffer W, et al. (2021). COVID-19 Vaccination Attitudes, Perceptions, and Side Effect Experiences in Malaysia: Do Age, Gender, and Vaccine Type Matter? Vaccines. (Q1, IF=4.96).
    10. Elnaem MH, Kamaruddin NH, et al. (2021). Associations between Socio-Demographic Factors and Hypertension Management during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Preliminary Findings from Malaysia. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. (Q1, IF=4.61).
    11. Nagib R, Elnaem MH, et al. (2021). Assessing the impact of clinical pharmacy services on the healthcare outcomes of patients attending an outpatient hemodialysis unit in a rural hospital in Egypt: a quasi-experimental study. Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research. (Q2).
    12. Hamed D, Elnaem MH, et al. (2021). The Intraperitoneal Ondansetron for Postoperative Pain Management Following Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: A Proof-of-Concept, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy. (Q1, IF=7.41).
    13. Elnaem MH, Mansor NA, et al. (2020). Renal outcomes associated with the use of non-insulin antidiabetic pharmacotherapy: A review of current evidence and recommendations. International Journal of General Medicine. (Q2, IF=2.14).
    14. Elnaem MH, Irwan NA, et al. (2020). Impact of Medication Regimen Simplification on Medication Adherence and Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Long-Term Medical Conditions. Patient Preference and Adherence. (Q1, IF=2.31).
    15. Elnaem MH, Rosley NF, et al. (2020). Impact of Pharmacist-Led Interventions on Medication Adherence and Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Hypertension and Hyperlipidemia: A Scoping Review of Published Literature. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare. (Q1, IF=2.91).
    16. Elnaem, MH, Cheema E (2020). Caring for patients with diabetes during COVID-19 pandemic: Important considerations for pharmacists. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy. (Q1, IF=3.34).
    17. Elnaem MH, Nik Mohamed MH, Huri HZ (2019). Pharmacist-led academic detailing improves statin therapy prescribing for Malaysian patients with type 2 diabetes: Quasi-experimental design. PLOS ONE. (Q1, IF=3.75).
    1. To be updated soon
    1. Consultant pharmacy academician, Rhazes Telehealth Sdn. Bhd., 2022

    1. Adjunct Lecturer, Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice- Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Jakarta- Indonesia, 2022
    2. Panellist in the FIP webinar on digital health in pharmacy education: Global showcase of initiatives from pharmacy schools, 2021
    3. Panellist in the FIP webinar (role of pharmacists in diabetes prevention), 2021
    4. Keynote Speaker for (COVID-19 Pandemic: A Pharmacist Perspective) Webinar, Indonesian Pharmacists Association, 2020
    5. Speaker in ED-certification Module for Pharmacists, Sandoz-Malaysia, 2019
    1. Best poster presentation, FIP academic pharmacy section, FIP annual congress, Seville, 2022
    2. Academic Award (Research Publications), Faculty of Pharmacy, IIUM, Staff Takrim day, 2022
    3. Best research group award (leader), Faculty of Pharmacy, IIUM, Staff Takrim day, 2022
    4. IIUM promising researcher award, IIUM Quality Day, 2018
    5. ISPOR travel grant, ISPOR international meeting 2018, Baltimore, USA
    6. Best poster award finalist, annual ISPOR European Congress, 2017

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