Kare HasselKaren Hassell, PhD
Professor and Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs
Stony Brook School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Basic Sciences Tower, Level 6, Suite 150
101 Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8665
Office Phone: 631-638-3158
Email: Karen.Hassell@stonybrookmedicine.edu

 


 Research Interests:

  • Pharmacy employment, workforce and organization
  • Health policy
  • Student professionalism
  • Educational assessment

Degrees:

  • Bachelor of Science, Sociology & Social Research, Northumbria University, UK
  • Diploma of the Market Research Society, Northumbria University, UK
  • Master of Science, Applied Social Research, University of Manchester, UK
  • Certificate in Employment Research, University of Warwick, UK
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Pharmacy & Sociology, University of Manchester, UK

Curriculum Vitae


 Biography:

Dr. Karen Hassell is a Professor and Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs at the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at SUNY Stony Brook. Her former administrative positions include Professor and Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at California Northstate University; and at the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom where she spent most of her career, Dr Hassell was Deputy Head of School, Head of the Pharmacy Practice Division, Research Director, and Director of the Centre for Pharmacy Workforce Studies.
As a pharmacy academic Dr. Hassell has taught research methods, social pharmacy, health disparities and public health, and health and workforce policy to pharmacy students; she has supervised over 10 PhD students; she has managed and mentored other academics, she regularly reviews grants and manuscripts for a wide range of funding bodies and academic journals, and has held a number of external advisory roles to government and the wider pharmacy profession. She has received national recognition for and been invited to speak at many national and international conferences on her research; most recently she was part of a team collectively awarded the Pharmaceutical Scientist of the Year Award in recognition of work in producing a ‘Road Map’ for the UK pharmacy profession.

Dr. Hassell has earned the equivalent of over $5 million USD in research income over her career, and that research has generated over 150 peer-reviewed publications in scholarly and professional journals; she has also authored 1 book, 5 book chapters, and more than 140 conference papers. Her publications have been cited over 2500 times; her h-index is currently 29 (GoogleScholar Citations, January 2018)


Honors and Awards

  • Pharmaceutical Scientist (Team) of the Year Award, The Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain
  • First Practice Chair of the flagship British Pharmaceutical Conference
  • Chemist & Druggist Practice Research Medal
  • Pharmaceutical Care Award
  • Career Scientist Fellowship
  • Reviewer of the year for Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy

Select publications:

Marques I, Willis S, Schafheutle E I, Hassell K (2018) (in press: accepted for publication December 2017). Development of an instrument for measuring organisational culture in community pharmacy in Great Britain. Journal of Health Organisation and Management

Howells, K; Bower, P; Hassell, K. (2018) (in press: accepted November 2017) Exploring the career choices of white and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic women pharmacists: A qualitative study. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice

Hann M, Schafheutle E I, Bradley F, Elvey R, Wagner A, Halsall D, Hassell K, Jacobs S. (2017) Organisational and extra-organisational determinants of volume of service delivery by English community pharmacies. British Medical Journal Open: http://bmjopen.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/bmjopen-2017-017843?ijkey=aQsac2rCFoF9InV&keytype=ref

Ziaei Z, Hassell K, Schafheutle E I. What do employers think their role is in ensuring language proficiency of internationally trained pharmacists (ITPs). International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 2017

Jacobs S, Johnson S, Hassell K. Managing workplace stress in community pharmacy organisations: Lessons from a review of the wider stress management and prevention literature. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 2017: DOI: 10.1111/ijpp.12360

Elvey R, Hassell K, Lewis P, Schafheutle EI, Willis S, Harrison S. Patient-centred professionalism in pharmacy: values and behaviours. Journal of Health Organization and Management, 2015, 29; 3: 413-430

Ziaei Z, Hassell K’, Schafheutle EI. Work experiences of internationally trained pharmacists in Great Britain. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 2015, 23: 131-140

Seston E, Fagan T, Hassell K., Schafheutle EI. Black and minority ethnic pharmacists’ treatment in the UK: A systematic review. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 2015. Published on-line December 2014: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2014.12.006

Ziaei Z, Hassell K, Schafheutle EI. Internationally trained pharmacists’ perception of their communicative proficiency and their views on the impact on patient safety. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 2015; 11: 428-441

Johnson SI, O’Connor E M, Jacobs S, Hassell K, Ashcroft D M. The relationships among work stress, strain and self-reported errors in UK community pharmacy. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 2014;10,6: 885-895

Jacobs S, Hassell K, Ashcroft D, Johnson S, O’Connor E. Workplace stress in community pharmacy in England: associations with individual, organisational and job characteristics. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy,19; 1: 2014: 27-33

Schafheutle E I, Hassell K, Ashcroft D, Harrison S. Organisational Philosophy as a new perspective on understanding the learning of professionalism. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2013; 77 (10) 214

Seston E, Hassell K. British pharmacists’ work-life balance: is it a problem? International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 2013; DOI: 10.1111/ijpp.12040

Elvey B, Hassell K, Hall J. Who do you think you are? Pharmacists’ perceptions of their professional identity. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice 2013; DOI:10.1111/ijpp.12019

Jacobs S, Hassell K, Schafheutle EI. Identifying and managing performance concerns in UK community pharmacists. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy, 2013; 18, 3: 144-150.

Potter H, Hassell K, Noyce P. Pharmacists’ and pharmacy technicians’ views on a process of revalidation of pharmacy professionals in Great Britain. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 2013; 9:142-154

Hassell K, Seston E, Schafheutle EI, Wagner A, Eden M. Workload in community pharmacies in the UK and its impact on patient safety and pharmacists’ well-being: a review of the evidence. Health and Social Care in the Community, 2011;19,6: 561-575*
Jacobs S, Ashcroft D. Hassell K. Culture in community pharmacy organisations: what can we glean from the literature? Journal of Health Organisation and Management, 2011, 25; 4: 420-454*

Jacobs S, Ashcroft D. Hassell K. Culture in community pharmacy organisations: what can we glean from the literature? Journal of Health Organisation and Management, 2011, 25; 4: 420-454