School of Medicine
Victoria Mill, VM212
Dr Hassan Awan is a GP working as a Campus Day Facilitator for UCLan’s 3rd year medical students. His research interest is community mental health and he is also undertaking a part-time Wellcome PhD exploring mental health of South Asian males with long term conditions.
Dr Hassan Awan is a GP working as a Campus Day Facilitator for UCLan’s 3rd year medical students. He regularly teaches as well as undertaking duties such as academic advising and syllabus development. He is also undertaking a Wellcome PhD Fellowship in primary care mental health.
Hassan was born and raised in Manchester and studied Medicine in the University of Manchester before commencing GP training. During his General Practice training he completed an Academic Clinical Fellowship (ACF) research Masters with the University of Central Lancashire.
Hassan’s research interest is in primary care mental health. His ACF focused around Making Every Contact Count, exploring the barriers and facilitators to delivering brief interventions to people with mental health problems in primary care. His PhD work is qualitative research exploring mental health of South Asian males with long term conditions.
Hassan also has a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He has experience teaching in Manchester, Keele and UCLan Medical Schools.
Awan, H. and Blanchard, D., 2018. The GP workforce pipeline: increasing the flow and plugging the leaks. Br J Gen Pract, 68(671), pp.268-268.
Awan, H. and Chauhan, U., 2017. Health promotion and screening for people with an intellectual disability. InnovAiT, 10(3), pp.157-164.
Mental Health in Primary Care
Help-seeking behaviour in South Asian males for mental illness
Wellcome PhD Fellow with Keele University