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Farhan Hameed

Part-Time Lecturer


Mailing Address

Northeastern University
ATTN: Farhard Hameed, 301 ME
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115


  • MS in Health Informatics, Northeastern University
  • Bachelor’s of Medicine and Bachelor’s of Surgery, Dow University of Health Sciences


Professor Farhan ‘CJ’ Hameed is a physician Informaticist, clinical and research informatics educator and a fellow of Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). He has an extensive experience in healthcare, neuroscience R&D and development of healthcare information systems management for US, Canada and several international healthcare organizations. He is currently leading the medical informatics initiatives at Pfizer Innovative Research (PfIRe) Lab at Pfizer Inc. CJ has been involved in the development of clinical decision support systems (CDSS) & drug databases for multiple Health Information Exchange (HIE) platforms. CJ specializes in the use of semantic interoperability standards, ontologies and to provide integrated clinical solutions throughout the project and product life cycles and more recently in clinical research informatics – development of electronic data capturing (EDC), use of use of wearable devices, AI/Machine learning and the development of digital biomarkers specifically for Parkinson’s Disease. CJ has been a key resource for conducting product design and usability testing, software development and redesigning of the clinical workflows.

CJ is an award winning professor, and earned his Master’s degree in Health Informatics from Northeastern University, as well as Clinical Informatics certificate from University of Texas, Health Science Center – Houston. He also completed the Clinical Educator program at MidWestern University, Arizona and earned his medical degree (MD) from Dow University of Health Sciences in Karachi, Pakistan.  He has served as an adjunct professor of pharmacy at Chicago State and Midwestern universities and has been an active member of Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), Health Level-7 (HL7), American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), and contributor to several informatics initiatives at Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC) and Pistoia Alliance.