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Dr. Shahnaz Usman

Professor

Educational Qualification:
  • Ph. D (Pharmacokinetics, Pharmaceutics) - University of Karachi, 2007
  • Master of Philosophy (Pharmaceutics) - University of Karachi, 1998
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy - University of Karachi (1st division), 1990
Professional Career:
  • Professor - Department of Pharmaceutics, RAK College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, RAK Medical and Health Sciences University - Ras al khaimah, UAE. November 2017 - Present
  • Associate Professor - Department of Pharmaceutics, RAK College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, RAK Medical and Health Sciences University - Ras al khaimah, UAE. September 2011 - October 2017
  • Assistant Professor - Department of Pharmaceutics, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Karachi. February 2006 - September 2011
  • Assistant Professor - In-charge evening program, Department of Pharmaceutical sciences, Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science, and Technology. February 2005 - February 2006
  • Assistant Professor - Department of Pharmaceutics, Baqai Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Baqai Medical University. April 2000 - March 2005
  • Chemist - Brooks Pharmaceutical Lab.(Pvt.) Ltd. July 1999 - April 2000
  • Quality Control Analyst - Zafa pharmaceutical laboratories (Pvt.) Ltd. April 1995 - April 1999
  • Quality Assurance Trainee - Smith Kline and French of Pakistan Ltd. January 1991 - February 1991
Achievements/ Interests/Publications/Awards:

Conference Attended as Invited Speaker = 4
International Conference Attended For Oral Presentation = 2
National & international Conference Attended as Poster Presenter = 7 (1st Prize = 1)

Research Interests:
  • Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics, Formulation development, HPLC analytical method development and validation, microbiological studies.
Research Publications:
  • International Publication = 40
  • National Publication = 11
Professional Training and Development:
  • National and international workshops = 40
  • National and international conferences = 60

Research Project Grants obtained = 4

Reviewer/ Referee in Scientific Journals:
  • Editorial Board member in Archives of Nanomedicine: Open Access Journal (ANOAJ)
  • Member of Editor board in Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pakistan
  • Member of Editor board in Natural Products Chemistry & Research Journal; OMICS Publishing group; USA
  • Technical Editor of Asian Journal of Medical Sciences; Maxwell Scientific organization; United Kingdom
Viva voce Examiner / Evaluation of Research Thesis/Dissertation:
  • Ph. D = 4
  • M. Phram = 10
Research Students under my Supervision:
  • Ph. D = 2
  • MS = 6
  • M. Phil = 2
Skill and Achievements:
  • Working as a member in Strategic Planning committee of RAKCOPs since (2018-
  • Working as a Chief Coordinator of B. Pharm Curriculum committee of RAKCOPs (2018-
  • Working as a Chief Coordinator of Career Planning / Campus Interviews committee of RAKCOPS (2018-
  • Worked as a member of Advisory Board of Pharmacy in RAKMHSU (2017-2018)
  • Working as an Academic Advisor for the students of Pharmacy in RAKMHSU  since 2012
  • Worked as Coordinator for the modification of course content (Pharmaceutics- advanced Pharmacokinetics), RAKCOPS
  • Worked as a Acting Chairperson in the Department of Pharmaceutics, RAKCOPS, RAKMHSU (2012-2013)
  • Worked as a representative Chief Coordinator for the students of Pharmacy (Students Affair) in RAKMHSU (2012-2019)
  • Worked as Chairman of Public Disclosure and Integrity (Standard -9) in Self –Study Steering Committee 2012 (RAKMHSU)
  • Worked as member of RAKMHSU CEDAR Committee (2013-2014)
  • Registered member of DIA (Drug Information Association, Canada )
  • Member of DRC (Departmental Research Committee), Faculty of Pharmacy; University of Karachi
  • Worked as Incharge of Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in Federal Urdu University (2005-2006).
  • Member of  Board of Studies, Department of Pharmaceutics, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Karachi (2007-2011)  
  • Worked as a student’s Advisor in Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Karachi (2008-2011)
  • Worked as Visiting Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences in Federal Urdu University & Baqai Medical University.