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Dr. Zahid Hussain is a lecturer in Pharmacy and a registered Australian pharmacist with a wide range of experience in academia, community, and hospital settings in Australia and overseas. Zahid completed his PhD from the University of Tasmania in 2019 which focused on optimal drug dosing strategies in obese surgical patients. He has several publications in prestigious journals of Medicine, Surgery, and Anaesthesia.

Zahid has coordinated several units of the Bachelor of Pharmacy and Masters of Pharmacy, and taught in multiple other units within the  Bachelor of Optometry, Bachelor of Forensic Science, and Bachelor of Health Science degrees. He uses the flipped classroom and blended learning teaching methodologies in his teaching.

Research interests

  • Optimal drug dosing strategies in the obese population
  • Medication literacy in primary care patients
  • Extended community pharmacy services
  • Safe and effective use of antibiotics

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

External positions

Clinical Pharmacist, Calvary Public Hospital


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