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Dr Hassan Awan

Dr. Hassan Awan

Campus Day Facilitator

School of Medicine

Victoria Mill, VM212

Hawan2@uclan.ac.uk

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.

Full Profile

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.

Qualifications
  • MSc (by Research), UCLan, 2019
  • PGC Medical Education, Keele Univeristy, 2018
  • MRCGP Royal College of General Practitioners, 2017
  • MBChB Medicine, Manchester University, 2011

Publications

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.

Teaching Activities

Campus Day Facilitator

Memberships

  • Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners
  • Fellow of Higher Education Authority
  • Member of British Medical Association
  • Member of Medical Defence Union

Research

Mental Health in Primary Care

Projects

Help-seeking behaviour in South Asian males for mental illness

External Affiliations and Roles

Wellcome PhD Fellow with Keele University