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November, 2019

Prof. Danial Baker of Washington State University, USA teaching GMU Master in Clinical Pharmacy students

November 19, 2019

On November 19, 2019, Prof. Danial Baker conducted a live session on Systematic Reviews for GMU Master in Clinical Pharmacy (MCP) students using GoToMeeting platform. Prof. Baker is Professor of Pharmacotherapy and Director, Drug Information Center, College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Washington State University (WSU), USA....

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GMU College of Pharmacy Inaugurates a State-of-the-Art Sterile Compounding Lab

November 18, 2019

On November 18, the College of Pharmacy celebrated the opening of the state-of-the-art and the 1st in the region College of Pharmacy based sterile compounding lab. The ribbon-cutting was done by Prof. Sherief Khalifa, the Dean of the College, Dr. Ahmed Chaker, Manager of the Sterile Compounding Center at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi and...

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PharmD Exchange Student from Virginia Commonwealth University presents on her experience at Gulf Medical University

November 18, 2019

On November 18, 2019, exchange student Ms. Arzu Moosvi presented on ” Internship experience at Gulf Medical University, UAE”. In her presentation, she described her research project that she is undertaking under the guidance of Dr. Syed Gillani, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the College of pharmacy. The...

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Dr. Dixon Thomas presents in Colombo Conference on Medical Education 2019

November 15, 2019

Colombo Conference on Medical Education 2019 was conducted in Galadari Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka on November 14-15, 2019. The theme of the Conference was “Transforming Health Professions Education to Develop Professional Identity”. The development of professional identity is recognized as a vital and integral component of health...

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College of Pharmacy joins hands with Thumbay hospitals in the fight against Diabetes in UAE

November 14, 2019

On November 14, 2019, College of Pharmacy students and faculty organized a community engagement event with the purpose of raising awareness about diabetes, educating the public on methods of prevention as well as early diagnosis and lifestyle changes that can prevent diabetes or reverse pre-diabetes. College of Pharmacy PharmD...

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Let’s Flip The Pharmacy! Evolution of the Community Pharmacy Practice in the New Models of Health Care

November 13, 2019

On November  13, 2019, Dr. Saswat Kabisatpathy presented a seminar titled “Let’s Flip The Pharmacy! Evolution of the Community Pharmacy Practice in the New Models of Health Care”. Dr. Saswat Kabisatpathy is the COO of RxClinic Pharmacy & Strategic Analyst of Avant Institute, North Carolina, USA. The seminar was attended by...

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Classes from Virginia Commonwealth University, USA for GMU Master in Clinical Pharmacy students

November 12, 2019

Three experts from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) conducted classes for Master in Clinical Pharmacy (MCP) students at GMU in 2019. MCP program at GMU is offered in collaboration with VCU and Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. The following classes were conducted in Semester 1 of the MCP program for 2019 cohort; Crafting a literature...

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PharmD Students Explore Careers in the Pharmaceutical Industry

November 11, 2019

As a part of the co-curricular activities at the College of Pharmacy, year 4 PharmD students visited the pharmaceutical plant of Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries Manufacturers (Julphar) in Ras Al-Khaimah on Monday, November 11. The visit started with a brief talk given by Dr. Rubina Rafiq, Head of Julphar Training Center, about the...

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Team Based Learning and Flipping the classroom in GMU PharmD Program

November 7, 2019

One of the strategic goals of the College of Pharmacy is to move from teacher centered to student centered and from passive to active learning modalities. Within this context, over the past two years, faculty members incorporated flipped classroom sessions in their courses and made special effort to include and engage all students in...

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October, 2019

Dean Sherief Khalifa course leader on Teaching Excellence in Pharmacy Education

October 29, 2019

On october 28 & 29, The College of Pharmacy at Gulf Medical University  was spreading best practices in Pharmacy Education in Egypt. The two day workshop was titled: Teaching Excellence in Pharmacy Education. The participants were professors from different Colleges of Pharmacy in Egypt with the majority from Al-Azhar University....

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