Safeera Hussainy


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Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Centre for Medicine Use and Safety

Research interests

  • Women's and sexual health, in particular emergency contraception.
  • Palliative care
  • Weight management
  • Medicine use and safety in various settings e.g. in aged care
  • e-health

Supervision interests

  • Women's and sexual health e.g. emergency contraception, weight management.
  • Palliative care
  • Educational program design, development and implementation.

Monash teaching commitment

  • Co-ordinator, PAC2331 (Pharmacists as Communicators)
  • Co-ordinator, PAC2342 (Pharmacy in a Public Health Context)
  • Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice (PAC2331 and PAC2342); and in Integrated Therapeutics: Neurology and Oncology (PAC4462)
  • Stream Co-ordinator: Pharmacy Practice


  • Emergency Contraceptive Pills
  • Pharmacy Access
  • Knowledge
  • Attitude
  • Practice
  • Palliative Care
  • Weight Management
  • Breastfeeding
  • Dose Administration Aids
  • Aged Care
  • Medicine Use and Safety

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Projects 2011 2024

SPHERE: SPHERE - The Centre of Research Excellence in Sexual and Reproductive Health for Women: Achieving Better Outcomes through Primary Care

Mazza, D., Fisher, J. R. W., Taft, A., Black, K., Lucke, J., Haas, M., Hussainy, S. Y., McGeechan, K. & Norman, W. V.


Project: Research

Accessing Contraception for Emergency Supply Study (ACCESS)

Hussainy, S. Y., Black, K., Clifford, R., Gudka, S., Jackson, J. K., Mazza, D., McNamara, K. & Taft, A.


Project: Research

Development of a Health Literacy Education Program for Community Pharmacists and Pharmacy Assistants in Australia

Duncan, G. J., Chaar, B., Darzins, P. J., Emmerton, L., Hoti, K., Hughes, J., Hussainy, S. Y., Jiwa, M., Kairuz, T., McNamara, K., Ostini, R., Stewart, K., Suen, B. & Williams, K.


Project: Research

Research Output 2006 2018

Unintended and unwanted pregnancy in Australia: a cross-sectional, national random telephone survey of prevalence and outcomes

Taft, A. J., Shankar, M., Black, K. I., Mazza, D., Hussainy, S. & Lucke, J. C., 5 Nov 2018, In : The Medical journal of Australia. 209, 9, p. 407-408 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Access, equity and costs of induced abortion services in Australia: A cross-sectional study

Shankar, M., Black, K. I., Goldstone, P., Hussainy, S., Mazza, D., Petersen, K., Lucke, J. & Taft, A., 2017, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 41, 3, p. 309-314 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Attitudes Toward Cognitive Enhancer Use Among New Zealand Tertiary Students

Ram, S. S., Hussainy, S., Henning, M., Stewart, K., Jensen, M. & Russell, B., 2017, In : Substance Use and Misuse. 52, 11, p. 1387-1392 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Emergency contraception: Oral and intrauterine options

Black, K. I. & Hussainy, S. Y., 1 Jan 2017, In : Australian Family Physician. 46, 10, p. 722-726 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Activities 2011 2011

  • 1 Grant review responsibilities

Affiliations with research centres

Safeera Hussainy (Member)
29 Nov 2011

Activity: External Academic EngagementGrant review responsibilities