15th February 2021 till Now as Professor and Principal Jinnah College of Pharmacy, Sohail University, Karachi.
6th February 2019 to 12th February 2021 as Professor and HOD, Department of Pharmaceutics, Faculty of Pharmacy, Hamdard University, Karachi.
January 2016 till 5th February 2019 Associate Professor Pharmaceutics, Faculty of Pharmacy, Hamdard University, Karachi.
2015 to Dec. 2015, Vice Principal and Associate Professor, Jinnah College of Pharmacy, Jinnah Medical & Dental College, Karachi.
December 2012-July 2015, Assistant Prof. & Vice Principal, Jinnah College of Pharmacy, Jinnah Medical & Dental College, Karachi
2011- November 2012.Assistant Professor, Jinnah Medical & Dental College, (Jinnah College of Pharmacy).
2008- Oct.2011, HOD Jinnah College of Pharmacy (Assistant Professor) Jinnah Medical & Dental College, Karachi.
2008-Aug. 2008, Lecturer in Dow College of Pharmacy. Dow university of Health Sciences, Karachi.
July2007-Feb.2008, Assistant Professor in Jinnah University for Women, Karachi.
2007-June2007, Lecturer in Jinnah University for Women, Karachi.
March 2004-Sep.2006, As a Pharmacist in Fazal Ellahi Cardiovascular and General Hospital, Karachi.
2002-Jan. 2004, Research experience, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Karachi.
March 1997-August 1997. Production Control Inspector in Abbott Lab Pvt. Ltd. Karachi.
Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical microbiology, pharmaceutical evaluation of
drugs, Evidence based medicine, Drug-drug interaction, Pharmacy practice.
Summayya Kanwal, Ishrat Younus, Muhammad Liaquat Raza, Shagufta Nesar, Farzana Malik and Sidra Khan. Association of Neonatal Birth weight and neonatal sepsis along with pathogen distribution in Karachi population. Hamdard Journal of Pharmacy Vol.1, 2022.
Shagufta Nesar, Kiran Rafiq, Aurangzeb Ansari, Sameer Ali, Muhammad Salahuddin Usmani, Muskan Bhutto. The Awareness of Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) Among Health Care Practitioners of Karachi, Pakistan. RADS J. Pharm. Pharm. Sci. Page 61-67. Vol 10 No 2 (2022): Volume 10 (2) 2022.
Sadia Shakeel, Wajiha Iffat, Shagufta Nesar, Sidra Shayan, Aatka Ali, Márió Gajdács, and Shazia Jamshed. Prompt Identification of Sepsis on Hospital Floors: Are Healthcare Professionals Ready for the Implementation of the Hour-1 Bundle? Trop. Med. Infect. Dis. 2022, 7, 291. https://doi.org/10.3390/tropicalmed7100291.
Najia Rahim, Shagufta Nesar, Tayyaba Mumtaz, Sadaf Naeem, Muhammad Ali. Validation of questionnaire regarding online teaching (QOT) during Covid-19 in Karachi, Pakistan. PLOS ONE | https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0274268 September 12, 2022.
Sadia Shakeel, Shagufta Nesar, Ghazala Noor Nizami, Zafar Iqbal, Shaista Emad, Qurautulain Wasim, Tayyaba Mumtaz, Shazia Jamshed, Muhammad Salahuddin Usmani and Rabia Hussain. Pediatric Off-Label COVID-19 Vaccination: The Concerns of Healthcare Professionals in Pakistan. Vaccines. August 2022, 10(8), 1236; https://doi.org/10.3390/vaccines10081236.
Shagufta Nesar, Muhammad Harris Shoaib, Kiran Rafiq, Muhammad Azhar Mughal, Tayyaba Mumtaz, Ishrat Younus and Arfa Akram. Medication errors with influencing factors of polypharmacy among elderly patients using Calcium Chanel Blockers. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENDORSING HEALTH SCIENCE RESEARCH (IJEHSR) 10(2):144-149. DOI:10.29052/IJEHSR.v10.i2.2022.144-149.
Sadia Shakeel, Wajiha Iffat, Ambreen Qamar, Shagufta Nesar, Fareeha Butt, Sobia Naseem Siddiqui, Hina Rehman, Anees Ur Rehman. Assessment of knowledge, attitude and practice of obstetricians and gynecologists towards off-label medicine use in female reproductive health issues”. Frontiers in Public Health, section Public Health Education and Promotion. Front. Public Health, 24 March 2022 |https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2022.829339.
Sadia Shakeel Wajiha Iffat, Saima Naseem, Shagufta Nesar, Hina Rehman, Muhammad Yaqoob, Anees Ur Rehman, Ibrahim Barrak, Shazia Jamshed, Márió Gajdács. Healthcare Professionals’ Practice of HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis in Clinical Settings in Karachi, Pakistan. Healthcare 2022, 10(2),277; https://doi.org/10.3390/healthcare10020277
Shagufta Nesar, Kiran Rafiq, Shaheen Perveen & Tayyaba Mumtaz. COVID-19 immunization phase; Acceptance & understandings about the vaccine. International Journal of Endorsing health, Science, Research. Volume 9 issue 4 2021.
Sabiha Gul, Kiran Rafiq, Shagufta Nesar, Syed Waleed Ahmed Bokhari, Muhammad Azhar Mughal, Hafiza Tania Naveel and Muhammad Idrees. Management of Gestational Diabetes mellitus with Risk Factors and Trans Generational Prevention. RADS Journal of Biological Research and Applied Sciences. 2021, 12(2): 146-153.
Sadia Shakeel, Shagufta Nesar, Wajiha Iffat, Hina Rehman, Samreen Aziz, Tayyaba Mumtaz, Hazrina Hadi and Shazia Jamshed. Pharmacists’ Insights and Behaviors in Preventing the Misuse of Topical Corticosteroids in Pakistan: A Mixed-Method Study. Cosmetics 2021, 8, 72. https://doi.org/10.3390/cosmetics8030072Cosmetics 2021, 8, 72. https://doi.org/10.3390/cosmetics8030072. 2021.
Kiran Rafiq, Sheeraz Ali, Shagufta Nesar & Zafar Saied Saify. Anorexia Nervosa: Factors and Long-term Health Consequences. Hamdard Journal of Pharmacy. Volume 1, 2021.
Kiran Rafiq, Shagufta Nesar, Humaira Anser, Qurat-ul-Ain Leghari, Alisha Hassan, Alina Rizvi, Aleeza Raza, Zafar Saied Saify. Self- Medication in COVID-19 Pandemic: The survival of the fittest. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. June 8:1-19. Epub 2021. DOI: 10.1017/dmp.2021.173.
Shagufta Nesar, Kiran Rafiq, Muhammad Rizwan, Syed Mehmood Hasan. Approaches and perspectives for online learning during the COVID‑19 pandemic and future chaos. Journal of Education and Health Promotion. J Edu Health Promot. 2021;10: 138. IP: 18.104.22.168.
Najia Rahim, Shagufta Nesar, Muhammad Harris Shoaib, Syed Baqir Shyum Naqvi, Tahmina Maqbool and Shazia Qasim Jamshed. PATTERNS OF DRUG PRESCRIBING AND PRESCRIBING ERRORS AT IN-PATIENT PEDIATRIC DEPARTMENTS OF GOVERNMENT HOSPITALS, KARACHI, PAKISTAN. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. Vol. 52 No.2 March 2021. 342-353.
Sadia SHAKEEL, Wajiha IFFAT, Hina REHMAN, Shagufta NESAR, Lubna BASHIR & Shazia NAZ. Pharmacy Students’ Awareness and Practices Concerning the Disposal of Household Medicines in Karachi, Pakistan. Latin American Journal of Pharmacy (formerly Acta Farmacéutica Bonaerense) Lat. Am. J. Pharm. 40 (3): 467-74. 2021.
Wajiha IFFAT, Shagufta NESAR, Sadia SHAKEEL, Ambreen QAMAR, Shazia NAZAR, Meraj RAHIM, Areeb bin TARIQ & Hafiz Muhammad ARSHAD. Measures of Depressive Symptoms Using Beck Depression Inventory-II among Healthcare Professionals during a Pandemic of COVID-19. Latin American Journal of Pharmacy Lat. Am. J. Pharm. 40 (4): 729-34. 2021.
Najia RAHIM, Shagufta NESAR, Sarah Jameel KHAN, Sabahat JABEEN, Sadaf NAEEM, Sharonia BUTT, Shazia NAZ, Mehwish RIZVI, Sabiha GUL, Tayyaba MUMTAZ, Zeeshan WASTI. Pharmacy Students’ Perception from Their Current Hospital Ward Rotations. Latin American Journal of Pharmacy. Lat. Am. J. Pharm. 40 (4): 907-14 (2021).
Sadia Shakeel, Wajiha Iffat , Shagufta Nesar, Hina Zaidi and Shazia Jamshed. Exploratory Findings of Prescribing Unlicensed and Off-Label Medicines among Children and Neonates. Integrated Pharmacy Research and Practice 2020:9, 33–39.
Tayyaba Mumtaz, Shagufta Nesar, Bushra Hina and Aijaz Ali. A significant Correlation between Convulsion and Ferrula Foetida Exudate. Hamdard Medicus. Vol. 62, No. 4, 2019.
Shagufta Nesar, Kiran Rafiq, Muhammad Shair Ali Usmani. Nutrimental, Medicative and Therapeutic Effects of Carica Papaya Plants: A Meta Evaluation. Hamdard Medicus. Vol. 42 No. 3 2019
S Shakeel, W Iffat, S Nasim, S Nesar, S Jamshed. Health Care Professionals’ Practice of Managing the Occupational Blood-Borne Pathogens Exposures and Recommendations for Post-exposure Prophylaxis. Journal of Pharmacy & Bioallied Sciences 12. ID 80. Symposium – ICPRP 2019.
Sadia Shakeel, Wajiha Iffat, Shagufta Nesar, Syeda Hina Zaidi, Aatka Ali, Shazia Jamshed. ID 78. Physicians Perception of Treating Sepsis in Critical Care Units of Karachi, Pakistan. Journal of Pharmacy & Bioallied Sciences. 12. 2020/11/2. Symposium – ICPRP 2019.
Kiran Rafiq, Shagufta Nesar, Zafar Saied Saify, Mohammad Azhar Mughal, Alina Rizvi, Aleeza Raza, Alisha Hassan. The Assessment of Depression Level among Diabetic Patients in Karachi Using BDI (Beck’s Depression Inventory). RADS Journal of Biological Research and Applied Sciences. 2019; 10 (2):109-113.
Shagufta Nesar, Kiran Rafiq, Noor–ul-ain Hyder, Tehmina Maqbool, M Shair Ali Usmani and Sarwat Rizvi. PAM caused by Naegleria fowleri, An Alarming Situation in Pakistan: A Meta-Analysis Study. Hamdard Medicus Vol. 62, No. 1, 2019.
Kiran Rafiq, Shagufta Nesar, Zafar Saied Saify, Sameer Ali, Mohammad Usman Khan and Sheikh Muhammad Saad. Analgesic Practice through Morphine: A Prospective Study regarding Prescribing Pattern & ADRs. Hamdard Medicus Vol. 62, No. 1, 2019.
Rafiq, K., Nesar, S., Iftikhar, S., Saify, Z. S., Raza, A., Hassan, A., & Rizvi, A. The study of immunity dysfunction and high susceptibility of infections in patients with diabetes and pre-diabetes: A prescription-based study. International Journal of Endorsing Health Science Research (IJEHSR), 7(3), 2019; 124-130.
Sidra Maqbool, Ishrat Younus, Rafiya Sadaf and Shagufta Nesar. A SHORT REVIEW ON MEDICINAL USES AND PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES OF COCCULUS LAURIFOLIUS LEAVES. IJARR, 4(1), 2019; 14-20.
Najia Rahim, Shagufta Nesar, Rabia Humayoon & Tayyaba Mumtaz.Online Pharmacy Services Provision and Its’ Implementation in Pakistan: Physicians’ and Practicing Pharmacists’ Perception”. Latin American Journal of Pharmacy. Lat. Am. J. Pharm. 38 (5): 1050-4(2019). (0.4)
Shagufta Nesar, Muhammad Harris Shoaib, Kiran Rafiq, Arfa Akram and Tahmina Maqbool. The study of the effects of Antiplatelet drugs on hypertensive patients: Prescription Analysis study. FUUAST Journal of Biology, Vol 9 No 1 (2019): Volume 9(1) June, 2019.
Sadia Shakeel, Shagufta Nesar, Wajiha Iffat, Bilqees Fatima, Tahmina Maqbool and Shazia Jamshed. A qualitative insight of the interactions of prescribers with pharmaceutical organization’s representatives in clinical settings of Karachi. Integrated Pharmacy Research and Practice. Integr Pharm Res Pract. 2019; 8: 75–83.
Wajiha Iffat, Sadia Shakeel, Atta Abbas Naqvi, Shehla Imam, Tariq Ali, Shagufta Nesar,Riffat Yasmin, Muhammad Faisal Khan, Madiha Khan. Rational and Experiential Decision-Making preferences of pharmacy students in Karachi, Pakistan. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. Vol.13 (12), pp. 151-155, July 2019. (0.39)
Sadia Shakeel, Wajiha Iffat, Fatima Fasih, Shagufta Nesar. Prescribing Trends of Fixed-Dose Combinations: Physician and Clinical pharmacists’ Qualitative Insight. Latin American Journal of Pharmacy. Lat. Am. J. Pharm. 38(8):1683-6 · August 2019.
Ishrat Younus, Sidra Maqbool, Sarah Jameel Khan, Humera Sarwar, Shagufta Nesar, Rida Fatima, Sidra Siddique and Monna Baig. Chapter Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus (FMDV) and Its Treatment with Plant Extracts. 2019.
Shagufta NESAR, Najia RAHIM, Ambreen HUMA, Tayyaba MUMTAZ & Bilqees FATIMA. Drug Utilization Survey in Pediatric Outpatients of Karachi, Pakistan. Latin American Journal of Pharmacy. Lat. Am. J. Pharm. 37(7): 1292-5 (2018).
Kiran Rafiq, Zafar Saied Saify, Shagufta Nesar, Ambreen Faiyaz, Iyad Naeem. Some novel piperidine analogues having strong alpha glucosidase inhibition. Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, PJPS, Vol. 31, No.4, July 2018.
Shagufta Nesar, Kiran Rafiq Omer, Sarwat Rizvi, Aatka Ali, Tayyaba Mumtaz, Mohammad Shair Ali Usmani. Carica papaya; A Paired and Alternative Therapy of Dengue Fever. Journal of Advances in Biotechnology. Volume: 07 Issue: 01, 2018.
Shagufta Nesar, Muhammad Harris Shoaib, Kiran Rafiq, Najia Rahim, Iyad Naeem Muhammad, Wajiha Iffat. Prescribing pattern of Angiotensin Receptor Blocker: A study of errors and drug-drug interaction. PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES. Pak. J. Pharm. Sci., Vol.31, No.1, January 2018, pp.113-117.
Sarwat Rizvi, Rukhsana Syed, Ishrat Younus, Mohammad Baidi Bahari, Tehmina Maqbool, Shagufta Nesar, and Anab Fatima. A Case Report of Kawasaki Disease in an 11 Months Old Malay Baby. Hamdard Medicus Vol. 61, Nos. 3 & 4, 2018.
Sadia Shakeel, Shagufta Nesar, Najia Rahim, Wajiha Iffat, Hafiza Fouzia Ahmed, Mehwish Rizvi, Shazia Jamshed. Utilization and impact of electronic and print media on the patients’ health status: Physicians’ perspectives. Journal of Pharmacy and Bioallied Sciences. 2017, Vol: 9(4); 266-271.(1.31).
Wajiha Iffat, Muhammad Harris Shoaib, Najia Rahim, Muhammad Arshad, Sohail Anwer,Shagufta Nesar. Assessment of Pharmaceutical Equivalence of Different Generic Atorvastatin Tablets available in Pakistan. Latin American Journal of pharmacy, 2017.Lat. Am. J. Pharm. 36 (10): 2098-2104.
Shagufta NESAR, Najia RAHIM & Rabia I. YOUSUF. Evaluation of Pharmaceutical Quality and Bio waiver Study of Atenolol Tablets Available in Karachi, Pakistan. Latin American Journal of Pharmacy, 2017. Lat. Am. J. Pharm. 36 (10): 2007-11.
NESAR S, RAFIQ K, USMANI MSA, AKHTAR Y AND MUMTAZ T, 2017. THE SURVEILLANCE AND MANAGEMENT ESTIMATES OF ROTA VIRUS DIARRHEA; THE EPIDEMIOLOGY STATES OF DISEASE. International Journal of Biology, Pharmacy and Allied Sciences IJBPAS, August, 2017, 6(8): 1543-1550.
Sadia Shakeel, Wajiha Iffat, Atta Abbas Naqvi, Fouzia Ahmed, Shagufta Usmani, Manahil Mazhar, Ayesha Nisar. The understanding of Ebola virus disease among health care practionners of Karachi, Pakistan. Tropical medicine and infectious disease, 2(16), 2017.
KIRAN RAFIQ, ZAFAR SAIED SAIFY, SHAGUFTA NESAR, TAYYABA MUMTAZ,SHAISTA EMAD5, GREESH KUMAR, SAHIFA NAJMI, MARYAM SHAMSHAD.DENGUE ANDCHIKUNGUNYA; A STUDY OF THE BORDERING ON SYMPTOMS AND DIAGNOSIS. International Journal of Biology, Pharmacy and Allied Sciences (IJBPAS). April, 2017, 6(4):809-815.
Najia RAHIM, Sadia SHAKEEL, Wajiha IFFAT, Iyad NAEEM MUHAMMAD, Masood AHMED KHAN & Shagufta NESAR. Approach of hospital pharmacists towards Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting in Pakistan. Latin American Journal of Pharmacy. Lat. Am. J.Pharm. 2017; 36 (3): 521-6.
Noorulain Hyder, Baqir S. Naqvi, Humera Ishaq1, Shagufta Usmani, Atta Abbas Naqvi,Safila Naveed. EFFECTS OF Lallementia royleanaBenth. (Lamiaceae) SEEDS USING ACUTE MILD STRESS MODEL IN NMRI MALE MICE. Journal of Biotechnology and Biosafety Volume 4, Issue 2, March-April 2016, 378-382.
Shagufta Nesar, Muhammad Harris Shoaib, Najia Rahim, Wajiha Iffat, Sadia Shakeel,Rehana Bibi. PRESCRIPTION WRITING PRACTICES AND ERRORS IN PRESCRIPTIONS CONTAINING CARDIOVASCULAR DRUGS ESPECIALLYACE INHIBITORS IN KARACHI, PAKISTAN. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research 01/2015; 8(4):53-55.
Najia Rahim, Wajiha Iffat, Sadia Shakeel, Shagufta Nesar, Kiran Rafiq. Patients Comprehension of Pharmaceutical Package Inserts Information in Karachi, Pakistan. Tropical Journal of pharmaceutical Research. December 2015; 14 (12): 2307-2311. (0.65).
Najia Rahim, Shagufta Nesar, Shaheen Parveen, Rabia Rehman, Sadia Shakeel. Computer and internet use among medical, dental and pharmacy students of Karachi, Pakistan. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences 2013; 31(31): 1118-1122. (2.8).
Wajiha Iffat, Sadia Shakeel, Najia Rahim, Fakhsheena Anjum, Shagufta Nesar, Sana Ghayas. Pakistani physicians’ knowledge and attitude towards reporting adverse drug reactions. African journal of pharmacy and pharmacology 04/2014; 8:379-385. (0.27).
Shagufta Nesar, Muhammad Harris Shoaib, Rabia Ismail Yousuf, Najia Rahim and Iyad Naeem Muhammad. Incidence of medication error associated with the use of beta-blockers in Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 2014; 27(3):531-6.
Najia Rahim, Syed Baqir Shyum Naqvi, Saima Bashir, Kiran Rafiq, Shagufta Nesar.Assessment of Different Brands of Cefadroxil for Their In Vitro Antibacterial Activity against Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Science Invention, Volume 3 Issue 2‖ February 2014 ‖ PP.01-06.
Najia Rahim, Syed Baqir Shyum Naqvi, Erum Iqbal, Shagufta Nesar, Urooj Abdul Khaliq,Syed Khaqan Hasan. INVESTIGATION ON PHARMACEUTICAL QUALITY OF DIFFERENT BRANDS OF CEFADROXIL MONOHYDRATE AVAILABLE IN KARACHI, PAKISTAN. Indo American Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. 2013; 3(6): 4577-4584.
NAJIA RAHIM, SHAGUFTA NESAR. PHARMACY UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS’ ATTITUDE TOWARDSPHARMACEUTICAL CARE IN PAKISTAN. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 2012; Vol 4, Issue 4: 113-116.
Shagufta Nesar, Muhammad Harris Shoaib, Najia Rahim, Rabia Rehman. Report: Emergence of resistance to fluoroquinolones among gram positive and gram-negative clinical isolates. Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2012; 25(4):877-81.
Najia Rahim, Shagufta Usmani. Physicians’ Opinion about the Role of Pharmacist in the Health Care System of Pakistan. International Journal of Pharmacy Teaching & Practices. 2012; 3(2):257-260.