Previous Positions

Lecturer of Pharmacology
Bradford College
Bradford, UK

Principal Research Officer, Department of Pharmacology
School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains
Kota Bharu, Malaysia

Research Interests

Pathogenesis and treatment of diabetes mellitus and prediabetic vasculopathy, public health and health systems research, medical education, cross-sectional studies, randomized control trials, epidemiological studies and lifestyle interventions in diabetes mellitus


Rahman S, Montero MTV, Rowe K, Kirton R, Kunik F Jr. Epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical presentations, diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19: a review of current evidence. Expert Rev Clin Pharmacol. 2021 May 3:1-21.
Uwitonze AM, Rahman S, Ojeh N, Grant WB, Kaur H, Haq A, Razzaque MS. Oral manifestations of magnesium and vitamin D inadequacy. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2020;200:105636.
Rahman S, Singh K, Dhingra S, Charan J, Sharma P, Islam S, Jahan D, Iskandar K, Samad N, Haque M. The Double Burden of the COVID-19 Pandemic and Polypharmacy on Geriatric Population – Public Health Implications. Ther Clin Risk Manag. 2020 Oct 20;16:1007-1022.
Majumder MAA, Singh K, Hilaire MG, Rahman S, Sa B, Haque M. Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance by promoting Antimicrobial stewardship in Medical and Allied Health Professional Curricula. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2020 Dec;18(12):1245-1258.
Rahman S, Ismail AA, Ismail SB, Naing NN, Abdul Rahman AR. Effect of rosiglitazone/ ramipril on preclinical vasculopathy in newly diagnosed, untreated diabetes and IGT patients: 1-year randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2007 Aug;63(8):733-41.

Sayeeda Rahman PhD, MBA, AFHEA

Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Public Health

Career Profile

Dr. Rahman is a clinical pharmacologist and an associate fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK.  She has work experience at the university level (Bangladesh, Malaysia and the UK), and at different national and multinational pharmaceutical companies (Bangladesh). 


She also has training in research and teaching methodology, problem-based learning and other aspects of medical education with wide experience in planning, managing and conducting phase III and IV clinical trials, data analysis, reporting and disseminating the finding of the research in national and international conferences. 


Dr. Rahman has an extensive and impressive publication history, with articles appearing in dozens of worldwide periodicals, having contributed to multiple disciplines within the medical and pharmacological sciences.  She has conducted multiple research studies and proudly leads the research department of AUIS in addition to teaching Pharmacology.


Her specific areas of research interests include diabetes and cardiovascular diseases, however, she is also involved in a number of public health and medical education research projects. 



  • Doctor of Philosophy, PhD in Clinical Pharmacology

Universiti Sains Malaysia

Kota Bharu, Malaysia

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Dundee University

Dundee, United Kingdom

  • Bachelor of Pharmacology (BPharm) and Masters of Pharmacology (MPharm) 

University of Dhaka

Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK
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