Maram Hassanein, MA, MSc, BPharm

Bioethicist, Sickkids Hospital

Maram Hassanein is a pharmacist by first profession registered with the Ontario College of Pharmacy (Canada). She holds an MA Medical Ethics and Law (UK) and an MSc in Clinical Pharmacy along with her BPharm degree. Professionally Maram has more than 10 years of experience in various areas including community and hospital clinical pharmacy, medicines information, teaching under- and post-graduate courses and clinical research. Her latest projects include developing a guidance document for clinical decision making for off-formulary expensive drugs and the refusal of animal-derived medical products in a paediatric setting, both completed at The Hospital for Sick Children (Toronto). Maram’s background allows her to bridge the fields of pharmacy and bioethics along with the added perspective of having practiced in both a developed and developing healthcare setting. Her research interests include paediatrics, global ethics, religion & healthcare ethics as well as pharmaceutical ethics. She is eager to continue exploring and addressing ethical issues of interest along with advancing her knowledge and skills during the Clinical & Organizational Ethics fellowship.