• 257 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
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PhD, University of South Australia (2017), MSc, Maastricht University (2013), MPharm, Jimma University (2012), BPharm, Jimma University (2008)

Dr Nasir Wabe is a Clinical Pharmacist and Epidemiologist. Currently, Nasir is working as a Research Fellow in the Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University. Before joining Macquarie, Nasir has been working as a research officer at the Kirby Institute (UNSW) and as a data and surveillance analyst at the NSW Ministry of Health.  His main research interests include health outcome research, safety and quality in healthcare, analysis of big observational data and health technology assessment.

Research interests

Health outcome research, comorbidity, medication adherence, big data analytics, health technology assessment, health quality and safety

Broad research areas

Health Service Research, Epidemiology, Public Health, Health Informatics, Biostatistics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Clinical Pharmacy

Specific research keywords

Big data, Health Service, Health Informatics, Pathology tests, Quality Use of Medicine, Quality Use of Pathology, Comorbidity, Pharmacoepidemiology, Medication Adherence, Patient Safety

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Research Outputs 2010 2019

  • 257 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
  • 37 Article
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Conference proceeding contribution
  • 1 Meeting abstract
Chest Pain
Observational Studies
Hospital Emergency Service

Factors associated with medication adherence in a longitudinal study of rheumatoid arthritis patients

Wabe, N., Lee, A., Wechalekar, M., McWilliams, L., Proudman, S. & Wiese, M., 1 Jul 2019, In : International Journal of Clinical Practice. 73, 7, p. 1-9 9 p., e13375.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Medication Adherence
Longitudinal Studies
Rheumatoid Arthritis

Impact of rapid molecular diagnostic testing of respiratory viruses on outcomes of adults hospitalized with respiratory illness: a multicenter quasi-experimental study

Wabe, N., Li, L., Lindeman, R., Yimsung, R., Dahm, M. R., McLennan, S., Clezy, K., Westbrook, J. I. & Georgiou, A., Apr 2019, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 57, 4, p. 1-11 11 p., e01727-18.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The impact of rapid molecular diagnostic testing for respiratory viruses on outcomes for emergency department patients

Wabe, N., Li, L., Lindeman, R., Yimsung, R., Dahm, M. R., Clezy, K., McLennan, S., Westbrook, J. & Georgiou, A., 1 Apr 2019, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 210, 7, p. 316-320 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Molecular Diagnostic Techniques
Hospital Emergency Service
Polymerase Chain Reaction
Respiratory Syncytial Viruses

Timing of respiratory virus molecular testing in emergency departments and its association with patient care outcomes: a retrospective observational study across six Australian hospitals

Wabe, N., Li, L., Dahm, M. R., Lindeman, R., Yimsung, R., Clezy, K., Thomas, J., Varndell, W., Westbrook, J. & Georgiou, A., 1 Aug 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 8, p. 1-7 7 p., e030104.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Observational Studies
Hospital Emergency Service
Patient Care
Retrospective Studies
Molecular Pathology


Academic Performance

Nasir Wabe (Recipient), 2008

Prize: Other distinction


Publication Prize

Nasir Wabe (Recipient), 2018