Dr Abdullah Al Hamid gained his undergraduate degree in Pharmacy (2005) from the Health Sciences College, Jeddah-Saudi Arabia. After obtaining his Bachelor degree he worked as a pharmacist at the Saudi Ministry of Health. In 2008, Abdullah came to the UK to pursue his BSc in Pharmaceutical Management at the University of Bradford (2010) followed by MSc in Advancing Clinical Pharmacy Practice (2011) at the University of Hertfordshire.
Abdullah started his PhD in Pharmacy Practice and Patient Safety at the University of Hertfordshire in 2012 where he worked on investigation of hospitalisation resulting from medicine-related problems in adult patients with cardiovascular diseases and diabetes.
In 2015, Abdullah took up a lectureship position at the University of Hertfordshire where he was involved in teaching and researching in the field of clinical pharmacy and patient safety. He has developed experience in design and validation of courses to address professional needs of students. He has also been involved in the supervision of MSc and PhD students.
In 2018, Abdullah joined the staff at the School of Pharmacy in the University of Birmingham as Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice.