Previous Positions: 

  • Lecturer of Pharmacology Bradford College, Bradford, UK.
  • Principal Research Officer Department of Pharmacology, School of Medical Sciences, University Sains Malaysia

Research Interests: 

  • Pathogenesis and treatment of Diabetes and prediabetic vasculopathy
  • Public health/Health systems research
  • Medical education
  • Cross-sectional studies, randomized control trials, epidemiological studies and lifestyle interventions in Diabetes

Publications (selected):

  • Majumder MA, Ojeh N, Rahman S, Sa B. Empathy in medical education: Can ‘Kindness’ be taught, learned and assessed? Advances in Human Biology 2020;10:38-40.
  • 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.
  • Ahmed SMM, Hasan MN, Kabir R, Arafat SMY, Rahman S, Haque M, MAA
  • Majumder. Perceptions of medical students regarding community-based teaching experiences: An observation from Bangladesh. Rural and Remote Health 2019;19(3):4614.
  • Haque M, Rahman NAA, McKimm J, Kibria GM, Majumder MAA, Haque SZ, Islam MZ, Binti Abdullah SL, Daher AM, Zulkifli Z, Rahman S, Kabir R, Lutfi SNNB, Aishah Binti Othman NS. Self-medication of antibiotics: investigating practice among university students at the Malaysian National Defence University. Infection and Drug Resistance 2019;12:1333-1351.

Sayeeda Rahman Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Career Profile

Dr. Sayeeda Rahman is a clinical pharmacologist and an associate fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK. She received her first degree in Pharmacy (BPharm and MPharm) from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh; an MBA from Dundee University, UK; and a Ph.D. from Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia. Dr. Rahman has work experience at the university level (Bangladesh, Malaysia, and the UK), and at different national and multinational pharmaceutical companies (Bangladesh). She has training in research and teaching methodology, problem-based learning, and other aspects of medical education. She also has 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. She has contributed to medical sciences with her research and publications. Her research interests include diabetes and cardiovascular diseases, however, she is also involved in a number of public health and medical education research projects.