Researcher biography

Dr Leila Shafiee Hanjani is a Research Fellow with the Ageing and Geriatric Medicine unit at the Centre for Health Services Research, The University of Queensland. Leila completed her PhD with The University of Queensland in 2021 focussing on optimising medication prescribing in older people with dementia.

Leila's research primarily focuses on improving and optimising medication use and safety in older people. Her other research interests include research related to medication management in frailty, and the use of telehealth. Leila's current projects focus on medication optimisation for people with behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia in the hospital and antimicrobial stewardship in the residential aged care setting.