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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
  • MD in medicine and surgery, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan


Farhan ‘CJ’ Hameed is a physician informaticist, clinical and research informatics educator and a fellow of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society. He has extensive experience in health care, neuroscience R&D and health care information systems management for U.S. and international health care organizations.

He is currently leading the medical informatics initiatives at Pfizer Innovative Research Lab at Pfizer Inc. He has been involved in the development of clinical decision support systems and drug databases for multiple health information exchange platforms. He specializes in the use of semantic interoperability standards, ontologies and integrated clinical solutions throughout project and product life cycles. More recently in clinical research informatics, he has focused on electronic data capturing, wearable devices, AI/machine learning, and digital biomarkers specifically for Parkinson’s disease. He has been a key resource for conducting product design and usability testing, software development, and redesigning of the clinical workflows.

He is an award-winning professor. He earned his master’s degree in health informatics from Northeastern University, and gained a clinical informatics certificate from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. He also completed the clinical educator program at Midwestern University in Arizona and earned his medical degree from Dow University of Health Sciences in Karachi, Pakistan.

He has served as an adjunct professor of pharmacy at Chicago State University and Midwestern University, and has been an active member of Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Health Level-7, and the American Medical Informatics Association. He has also contributed to several informatics initiatives at the Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium and Pistoia Alliance.