Islam Hassan


Research and Interests

Dr. Hassan is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Division of Neuropsychiatry and a Staff Neuropsychiatrist within the province-wide BC Neuropsychiatry Program at UBC Hospital.  He is board-certified in Neuropsychiatry by the United Council of Neurologic Subspecialties (UCNS), and board-certifed in Electroencephalography (EEG) by the Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologists (CSCN).  Dr. Hassan’s research and publications have involved various aspects of the neuropsychiatry of epilepsy and non-epileptic seizures as well as other areas of neuropsychiatry.  He is also actively involved in the education of neuropsychiatry residents and fellows, and developed the Neuropsychiatric Formulation Chart, a clinical instrument which offers a stepwise approach to diagnostic formulation in neuropsychiatry.

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