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Mr. Sohail Riaz (PhD Scholar UoP, Peshawar)

Lecturer
PROFILE SUMMARY

Mr. Riaz completed his M.Phil. in the area of Pharmacy Practice from the University of Baluchistan in 2018. He has worked in different positions both in industry and academia including regulatory affairs pharmacist, Quality assurance officer and faculty member at Akson College of Pharmacy, Mirpur University of Science and Technology, Mirpur AJ&K. His research focuses on Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy with more emphasis on understanding and maximizing the impact of medication treatment on patient’s psychosocial aspects and health-related outcomes. Mr. Sohail Riaz is member of International Society of Pharmaco-economics and Outcome Research (ISPOR).

QUALIFICATION
PhD Scholar Pharmacy Practice Department of Pharmacy, University of Peshawar, KP Pakistan
M.Phil Pharmacy Practice University of Baluchistan, Pakistan 2018
PharmD Pharmaceutical Sciences University of Baluchistan, Pakistan 2013
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Lecturer Faculty of Pharmacy, Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST), Islamabad Since 2021
Lecturer Akson College of Pharmacy, Mirpur University of Science and Technology, Mirpur 2017 – 2021
Visiting Lecturer Faculty of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences, University of Balochistan,, Quetta 2016 – 2017
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Regulatory Affairs Pharmacist United Distribution Limited, Quetta. May 2017 – September 2017
Quality Assurance Officer Merck Group (Pvt) Quetta October 2015 – August 2016
MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE
Program Coordinator Akson College of Pharmacy, Mirpur University of Science and Technology, Mirpur 2019 – 2021
Member Examination Committee Akson College of Pharmacy, Mirpur University of Science and Technology, Mirpur 2018 – 2021
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES
Member Baluchistan Pharmacy Council, Pakistan
Member Pakistan Pharmacist Association
Member International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcome Research (ISPOR)
RESEARCH AREAS / INTERESTS
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Pharmacy Practice, Clinical Pharmacy, Health Promotion, Social Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Health Legislation, Pharmacy education, Cross-cultural adaptation of health related instruments.

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS
1. A. Nasim, N. U. Haq, S. Riaz, S. I. Khan, F. Khuda, M. F. Sipra, B. Tariq, M. Tahir, M. Saood, R. Yasmin, K. Manzoor, M. Z. Danish. “Factors and Predictors of Health-Related Quality of Life of the General Population of Pakistan”. Frontiers in Public Health. Vol. 10, no. 819088, 2022.
2. Q. A. Ijaz, S. Latif, M. Rashid, M. S.Arshad, A. Hussain, N. I. Bukhari, S. Riaz, N. Abbas. “Preparation and Characterization of pH Independent Sustained-Release Tablets Containing Hot Melt Extruded Solid Dispersions of Clarithromycin”. AAPS PharmSciTech, vol. 22, no.8, pp. 1-12, 2021.
3. S. Riaz, Z. Nisa, S. Mushtaq, Q. Ijaz, K. Sohail, A. Khan, “Assessment of Disease State Awareness among Chronic Kidney Disease Patients Undergoing Hemodialysis in Divisional Headquarter Hospital Mirpur, Pakistan”. Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Community Medicine, vol. 7, no.2, pp. 34-38, 2021.
4. Q. A. Ijaz, N. Abbas, S. Latif , A. Hussain, M. Sohail Arshad , E. Ali, M. Rashid , K. Sohail , S. Riaz, N. I. Bukhari. “Development of a validated method for simultaneous quantification of clarithromycin and levofloxacin by high-performance liquid chromatography-diode array detector”. Acta Poloniae Pharmaceutica-Drug Research, vol. 77 no. 6, pp. 841-847, 2020.
5. S. Riaz, M.S. Chaudry, M. W. Ajmal, I. Hamid, Q. Ijaz, K. Sohail, M. Tahir. “Assessment of Asthma First Aid Knowledge among Pharmacy Graduates: A Questionnaire-Based Study”. Der Pharmacia Letter. vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 1-4, 2020.
6. S. Haider, N. Haq, S. Riaz, A. Nasim, M. Saood, R. Yasmin “Nurse’s knowledge and Awareness Regarding Cervical Cancer and its Prevention in Different Hospitals of Quetta, Pakistan”. Research in Pharmacy and Health Sciences. vol. 4, no. 1, pp, 436-441. 2018.
7. M. Khan, N. Haq, S. Riaz, A. Nasim, Y. Sadiq, M. Zarak, N. Shahwani “Assessment of health-related Quality of Life among Hypertensive Patients of Loralai, Pakistan”. Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Community Medicine Vol, 4. no. 1, pp. 25-29. 2018.
8. N. Haq, S. Riaz, A. Nasim, M. Tahir. “The transgender prostitution: Threat to the rise of AIDS in Pakistan”. Journal of Infection and Public Health. vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 448. 2018.
9. S. Riaz, N. Haq, F. Ahmed, A. Nasim, M. Tahir, M.K. Khan, N. Noureen. “Reliability and Validity of Urdu Version of the Self-efficacy for Managing Chronic Disease 6-item Scale for Patients with Hypertension in Quetta, Pakistan”. Asian Journal of Research in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 1-8. 2017.
10. H. Shaheen, N. Haq, S. Riaz, A. Naseem, M. Zarak. “Assessment of Medication Adherence among Non-communicable Chronic Disease Patients in Quetta, Pakistan: Predictors of Medication Adherence.” Asian Journal of Medicine and Health. vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 1-9. 2017.
11. S. Riaz, N. Haq, A. Nasim, Y. Sadiq, M. Tahir: Translation and validation of diabetes management self-efficacy questionnaire (DMSES) into Urdu language. International Journal of Biology, Pharmacy and Allied Pharmacy Year: Vol:6(6) Pages:1244-1254. 2017
12. N.Haq, Z. Khan, S. Riaz, A. Nasim, R. Shahwani, M. Tahir. “Prevalence and Knowledge of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Among Female Science Students of Different Public Universities of Quetta, Pakistan.” Imperial Journal of Interdisciplinary Research. vol. 3, no. 6, pp. 385-392. 2017.
13. N. Haq, S. Riaz, A. Nasim. “Pharmacy without pharmacist: Body without soul”. Archive of Pharmacy Practice. vol.8, no. 2, pp. 84. 2017.
14. N. Haq, S. Riaz, A. Nasim, M. Tahir, N. Ahmed. “Evaluation of Mental Health of Students Related to Medical Field in Quetta, Pakistan: A Cross-sectional Study. Journal of Pakistan Psychiatric Society. vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 28-31. 2017.
15. S. Riaz, N. Haq, A. Nasim. “Commentary on “impact of stress on students’ mental, physical health and academic achievement at a secondary level due to U.S drone strikes in North Waziristan Agency”. Isra Medical Journal. vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 277-278. 2016.
BOOK CHAPTERS AUTHORED
1. F. H. Shah, S. Kim, L. Zakir, A. Ehsan, S. Riaz, M. Sulaiman, S. Salman. Depression, Suicidal Tendencies, Hopelessness, and Stress among Patients with Learning Disabilities. Learning Disabilities – Neurobiology, Assessment, Clinical Features and Treatments.

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