Dr. Shukry PhD, Australia
Dr Shukry Zawahir (PhD, MSc, GDip ClinEpid, B.Pharm) is a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Sydney Australia. He has over 17 years of experience in tertiary teaching and research. Dr Shukry’s ongoing work ranges from community-wide observational studies, pseudo-patient
studies, community-based cluster randomised trials, implementing antimicrobial stewardship programs and evidence-based policy development. He is also involved in conducting phase III
Clinical Trials to develop new treatment regimen for Latent Tuberculosis infection. These trials are sponsored by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr Shukry has established hi research activities in Australia, Vietnam, Sri Lanka and Malaysia. His teaching activities at the
University of Sydney are primarily focused on infectious diseases and global communicable disease control. Previously, Dr Shukry has worked as a senior lecturer and senior lecturer at tertiary institutions in Sri Lanka and Malaysia. He has also worked as a clinical trial coordinator for five years conducting phase II and phase III trials, tobacco control research and antimicrobial resistant related research in different part of the world in collaboration with different international research groups. As a pharmacy practice researcher, epidemiologist and clinical trialist he is committed to using research to improve health care globally and particular interest low- and middle-income settings.