Dr Asa Auta

Dr. Asa Auta

Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice

School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences

Maudland Building, MB026

+44 (0) 1772 89 5849

Subject Areas: Pharmacy and Pharmacology

Dr Auta’s interests are in pharmacy practice, public health and health services research. He has conducted research in these areas and has applied a range of quantitative and qualitative methodologies in his investigations. His current research includes: exploring the barriers and facilitators to pharmacist prescribing, investigating non-prescribed use of antibiotics and estimating the burden of non-communicable diseases in Africa.

Full Profile


  • PhD, University of Leeds, 2016
  • MPH (Distinction), University of Leeds, 2010
  • BPharm (Distinction), University of Jos, 2003

Reserach groups:

  • Pharmacy Practice





Auta, Asa, Strickland-Hodge, Barry and Maz, Juila (2017) There is still a case for a generic qualitative approach in some pharmacy practice research. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 13(1). pp.266-268. ISSN 1551-7411.    

Auta, Asa, Maz, Julia and Strickland-Hodge, Barry (2016) Challenges to clinical pharmacy practice in Nigerian hospitals: a qualitative exploration of stakeholders' views. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 22(5). pp.699-706. ISSN 1356-1294.     

Auta, Asa, Strickland-Hodge, Barry and Maz, Julia (2016) Stakeholders’ views on granting prescribing authority to pharmacists in Nigeria: a qualitative study. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 38 (4). pp.960-967. ISSN 2210-7703 (In Press).       

Auta, Asa, Maz, Julia and Strickland-Hodge, Barry (2015) Perceived facilitators to change in hospital pharmacy practice in England. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 37 (6). pp. 1068-1075. ISSN 2210-7711

Teaching Activities and Responsibilities

Module tutor for:

  • PJ3997 Research Methods and Project Development
  • PJ4602 Public Health
  • PJ4609 Research Methods