Dr JMA Hannan earned a PhD in Pharmacology from University of Ulster, UK. He started his research career as Research Officer at the Department of Pharmacology, Research Division, BIRDEM, Dhaka, Bangladesh. He is the founder Chairman of the Department of Pharmacy, North South University, Dhaka currently working as Professor and Head of the Department of Pharmacy in the Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB), Dhaka. He has over 20 years of teaching and research experiences with 76 full publications and 93 abstracts to his credit. He published a textbook on ‘Medical and Pharmaceutical Statistics’.