Comfort Mshelia

Comfort Mshelia


Comfort holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) degree from the University of Jos, Nigeria. Following her graduation in 2004, she worked as a clinical pharmacist in Nigeria before coming to the United Kingdom in 2006 to pursue a Masters degree in International Health and Management at the University of Aberdeen. Comfort graduated with a Distinction in 2007 and then pursued a career as a researcher at various Universities in the UK. In order to practice as a pharmacist in the UK, she  attended the University of Sunderland in 2015 and completed the  Post-Graduate Diploma Overseas Pharmacist Assessment Programme (OSPAP)  followed by a year long pre-registration training program which she successfully completed in 2017. Comfort is currently a Postgraduate researcher in the School of Healthcare at the University of Leeds. Her research is focused on understanding barriers and facilitating factors which influence the prescription and use of medicines to manage neuropathic pain in the UK. This research is funded through the School of Healthcare PhD Enhanced Scholarship. 



Research interests


  • MSc International Health and management (Distinction)
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (2.1)