Amanj Ismael Baker Kurdi

Lecturer

College of Pharmacy

Department of Pharmacology

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  • Amanj Kurdi is a pharmacist with main specialty in clinical pharmacy; with MSc in clinical pharmacy from the College of Pharmacy, University of Baghdad, Iraq and PhD in clinical Pharmacy from the School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham, UK.

  • My research area is pharmacoepidemiology and drug utilisation research. I have several publications in international peer-reviewed journals with many participations at international conferences.

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  • Selected Publications in Peer-reviewed journals  

    1. Baker, Amanj Iand Chen, Li-Chia and Elliott, Rachel. Exploring factors associated with patients’ adherence to antihypertensive drugs among people with primary hypertension in the United Kingdom. Journal of Hypertension, 2017;35(9): 1881–1890
    2. A Baker, Li-Chia Chen, Brian Godman, Rachel Elliott. The impact of the ‘Better Care Better Value’ prescribing policy on the utilisation of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers for treating hypertension in the UK primary care setting: longitudinal quasi-experimental design. BMC Health Services Research, 2015;15:367-382
    3. Amanj Baker, Li-Chia Chen, Rachel Elliott. Switching of Angiotensin Receptor Blockers to Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors in Patients with Hypertension: Is It a Cost-Saving Strategy? Pharmacoepidmiology and Drug Safety, 2016;25 (Suppl. 3): 576
    4. Ilse Truter, Brian Godman, Amanj Baker, Anna Bucsics, Joseph Fadare, Ulrik Hesse, Andrew Martin, Hye Young Kwon, Corinne Zara, Marion Bennie. Are Multiple Interventions Needed To Influence Physician Prescribing Behaviour: Implications For The Future? Pharmacoepidmiology and Drug Safety, 2016;25 (Suppl. 3): 230-231.
    5. Amanj Baker, Li-Chia Chen, Rachel Elliott. The impact of switching patients with primary hypertension from Angiotensin Receptor Blockers (ARBs) to Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors (ACEIs) on medication adherence and blood pressure control: a retrospective cohort study. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 2016; 24(Suppl. 1): 5-6.
    6. Amanj Baker, Li-Chia Chen, Rachel Elliott. Factors associated with patients’ adherence to antihypertensive drug classes in the UK. Pharmacoepidmiology and Drug Safety, 2014;23 (Issue S1):320.
    7. Amanj Baker, Li-Chia Chen, Brian Godman, Rachel Elliott. Impact of the “Better Care Better Value” prescribing policy on the utilisation of renin-angiotensin system drugs in primary care in England. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 2013;21:115-116.

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    Conference presentations 

    1. Amanj Baker, Li-Chia Chen, Rachel Elliott. Lessons on the failure of the "Better Care Better Value" prescribing indicator for renin-angiotensin system drugs in treating hypertension: a qualitative study from general practitioners' perspectives (Abstract number: 319). Elevator pitch oral presentation, the 44th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Academic Primary Care (SAPC), 8-10 July 2015, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    2. Amanj Baker, Li-Chia Chen, Rachel Elliott. Incidence and Determinants of Antihypertensive Drug Switching in Patients with Primary Hypertension in the Primary Care Setting in the UK. Poster Presentation, EuroDURG 2014 Scientific Meeting, 27 to 29 August 2014 at University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands.
    3. Amanj Baker, Li-Chia Chen, Rachel Elliott. Determinants of antihypertensive drug discontinuation among patients with primary hypertension in the UK. Poster Presentation, EuroDURG 2014 Scientific Meeting, 27 to 29 August 2014 at University Medical centre Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands.
  • BSc Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, University of Baghdad, Iraq

    MSc Clinical Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, University of Baghdad, Iraq

    PhD Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham, UK

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