Dr Fatma Karapinar


Sint Lucas Andreas Hospital, Amsterdam


The Netherlands

1. Current Status, Position

Dr Karapinar is hospital pharmacist-epidemiologist at the Sint Lucas Andreas Hospital, Amsterdam.                                                                                                                                             

2. Education

Dr. Karapinar is a PharmD and a PhD in Pharmacoepidemiology.

• Pharmacy (2005), Epidemiology (2011), Hospital Pharmacy (2014)
Work experience
• Worked in following areas of hospital pharmacy: research, epidemiology, geriatrics, nursing homes
• Teacher for pharmacy students at Utrecht University for their hospital pharmacy traineeship

3. Research Area

Medication safety and transitional pharmaceutical care:
  • Medicines Reconciliation on Admission and Discharge
  • Medicines Reconciliation during ambulatory clinic visits
  • Continuity of pharmaceutical care post-discharge
  • Patient empowerment/patient needs

Conflict of interest: None

Last update: 21 August 2015