King Faisal University

College of Clinical Pharmacy

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Khalid Alhussain

Educational Qualification
Pharmacy Practice
Assistant Professor
Academic Rank


Khalid Alhussain is an Assistant Professor in the College of Clinical Pharmacy at King Faisal  University. He joined the faculty of King Faisal University in 2012. Dr. Alhussain completed his  bachelor's degree in Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D) (2012) from the College of Clinical  Pharmacy, King Faisal University and received his Ph.D. in Health Services and Outcomes  Research (2020) from West Virginia University School of Pharmacy. Dr. Alhussain’s primary  research interests have been health outcomes research, patient-reported outcomes, cardiovascular  disease, and machine learning methods. 


1- Alhussain, K., Kido, K., Dwibedi, N., LeMasters, T., Rose, D. E., Misra, R., &  Sambamoorthi, U. (2021). Identifying knowledge gaps in heart failure research among  women using unsupervised machine-learning methods. Future Cardiology, (0). DOI: 

2- Patel, J., Alhussain, K., & Sambamoorthi, U. (2021). What Explains Poor Health-related  Quality of Life (HRQoL) Associated With Opioid Use Among Adults With Chronic  Noncancer Pain Conditions (CNCP)? A Blinder-Oaxaca Decomposition. Addictive  Disorders & Their Treatment. DOI: 10.1097/ADT.0000000000000201 

3- Vance, B., Alhussain, K., & Sambamoorthi, U. (2020, April). Five-year trend in  healthcare access and patient-reported health outcomes among women veterans.  In Nursing forum (Vol. 55, No. 2, pp. 165-173). DOI: 

4- Alhussain, K., Shah, D., Thornton, J. D., & Kelly, K. M. (2019). Familial Opioid Misuse  and Family Cohesion: Impact on Family Communication and Well-being. Addictive  Disorders & Their Treatment, 18(4), 194-204. DOI: 

5- Alhussain, K., Meraya, A. M., & Sambamoorthi, U. (2017). Serious psychological  distress and emergency room use among adults with multimorbidity in the United  States. Psychiatry journal, 2017. DOI: