Day 1 – 8th March 2015

Day 2 Day 3
11:00- 12:00 Precepting – Skills, Working with Students and Characteristics of a Good Preceptor
Asst. Prof. Christene Jolowsky,
MS, RPh, FASHP, ASHP President & Executive Director for Applied and Experiential Education, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, USA
Location : Dubai Room E+F
12:00 – 13:00 Practical Side of Pharmacy Leadership: Leadership & Influence
Dr. Ibrahim Al-Khars,
MS, MBA, Managing Director/Business Development Manager,
Senior Consultant for People & Business Development Center,
Saudi Arabia.
Location : Dubai Room E+F
12:00-13:00 Optimizing Medication Advice in the Community Pharmacy setting’
Dr. Joaquima Serradell,
Pharm D, MPH, Ph.D,Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia PA,USA
Location : Dubai Room A+B
12:00-13:00 Nutrition Support in Renal Failure
Prof. Jane Gervasio,
Chair and Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Butler University College of Pharmacy and Health Science, USA
Location : Dubai Room E+F
12:00-13:00 Three Major Tools for Building Leadership Ability
Prof. Kristin Kari Janke,
Ph.D.Director, Wulling Center for Innovation & Scholarship in Pharmacy Education, Professor, Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, USA
Location : Dubai Room C
12:00-13:00 Post-marketing drug evaluation: Why and how?
Prof. Abdulla Molokhia,
VP, Research and Quality Affairs, Pharco Corporation
Professor, Pharmaceutics, Egypt
Location : Dubai Room D
12:00- 13:00 Preceptor Development: Providing Feedback and Evaluation to Students and Residents
Prof. Janet P. Engle
Pharm.D., Ph.D. (Hon), FAPhA, FNAP, Executive Associate Dean, Professor and Head, Department of Pharmacy Practice
Location : Sharjah D
14:00 – 15:00 Open Panel Discussion on Best Practices in Cold Chain Management Systems

Mr. Brij M. Suri (Regional Director, Dickson META, Dubai)

Dr. Syed Huda, (Regional Quality Assurance Director – Hoffman-La Roche Ltd., Dubai

Dr. Ramesh ( Professor and Chairperson – RAK College of Pharmaceutical Sciences)

Dr. Hussam Nasralla (Group Logistic Manager)

Location: Dubai Room A+D


Day 2 – 9th March 2015

Day 1 Day 3
9:00 -10:00 The Use of Handheld/Tablet Resources to Access Information
Prof. Ronald A. Herman,Ph.D.Professor (Clinical), Division of Applied Clinical Sciences, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Iowa, USA
Location : Dubai Room E+F
10:00-11:00 Breakthroughs in Leadership and Performance
Hamish Taylor – Executive
Location : Dubai Room E+F
11:00-13:00 Regulatory Issues in Pharmacy Practice
13:00-14:00 Quality assurance for hospital clinical pharmacy services
Ms. Yvonne Allinson AustraliaLocation : Dubai Room E+F
13:00-14:00 Medication Adherence
Ms. Jane Farnham
Chair, Canadian Pharmacists Association, Ottawa, Canada
Location : Dubai C
13:00-14:00 “Not yet … We still need to know more 7 habits of highly effective pharmacists”
Dr. Abdullatif Alokifi
RPh, MHHA, Associate Executive Director for Ancillary Services,Pharmacy Director, King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz University Hospital, KSA
Location : Dubai Room D
13:00 – 14:00 Systems Pharmacology – towards precision treatments’
Prof. Meindert Danhof
PharmD, PhD
Professor of Pharmacology, President European Federation of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Sweden
Location : Sharjah Room D
14:00 – 15:00 Risk Management in Cold Chain (25 mins)

Dr. Syed Huda (Regional Quality Assurance Director – Hoffman-La Roche Ltd., Dubai)

Location: Dubai Room A+D

14:00 – 15:00 Challenges in Cold Chain Management in the Arab Peninsula Zone (25 mins)

Mr. Moataz Mostafa (Procurement & Supply Head Chain – Ebn Sina Medical Doha)

Location: Dubai Room A+D

14:00 – 15:00 How similar are Biosimilars?
Prof Paul Declerck, Ph.D.Research Director, Laboratory for Therapeutic and Diagnostic Antibodies, Vice Dean, Dept of Pharmaceutical Sciences, KU Leuven, Belgium
Location : Dubai Room E+F
14:00 – 15:00 Economic, Social and Administrative Pharmacy (ESAP) as a field of study: The needs, challenges and opportunities for improving pharmacy practice in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Countries
Prof.Fadi M. Alkhateeb
BSPharm, MBA, Ph.D.,Director of Assessment, Office of the Dean, Assoc. Prof. of Pharmacy Administration, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy, Texas A&M Health Science Center, USA
Location : Dubai Room C
14:00 – 15:00 Qualified Person for Pharmacovigilance (QPPV)
Dr Emad Elazazy,
PhD, MBA, PharmD, BSc., Visiting Professor of Pharmaceutical Practice and Governance, Chairman & CEO of VALUE Institution for Education & Experiential Learning, Scientific Board member atM.O.H.National Training Institute, Egypt.
Location : Dubai Room D



Day 3 – 10th March 2015

Day 1 Day 2
9:00-10:00 Standards of preparing and Writing Parenteral Nutrition Orders
Mohammed Aljamal, MSc., PhD, Prince Sultan Military Medical City
Hamdy Amin, Pharm.D., BCNSP, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Location : Sharjah Room A
9:00-10:00 Medication Reconciliation – processes and skills
Ms. Yvonne Allinson
Senior Adviser, The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia, Victoria, Australia
Location : Dubai room A+B
9:00-10:00 Budget impact models
Prof. Mondher Toumi
Department of public health Research Unit (EA 3279) Aix Marseille University
Location : Dubai room E+F
10:20 -11:00 Pharmacy system in DHA
Mr. Ahmed Kamel, BSc, MBA, Operations Manager, Healthcare Solutions, Dubai, UAE
Location : Sharajah Room A
10:00-11:00 Medication Therapy Management
Prof. David M. Angaran, MS, FCCP, FASHP
Clinical Professor of Pharmacy, University of Florida College of Pharmacy,USA
Location : Dubai room E+F
11:00-11:40 Enantioselective SPE-HPLC-DAD method for the determination of etodolac enantiomers in human plasma and application to a pharmacokinetic study of both enantiomers
Prof. Ismail Hewala, Ph.D, Faculty of Pharmacy, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt
Location : Sharjah Room A
11:00-12:00 Safety issues in using Herbal Supplements to avoid Herbal toxicity
Yousif Abdu Asiri,
M.S., Ph.D.,DeanandProfessor of Clinical Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA
Location : Dubai room E+F
11:40-12:20 Does FDA approval really means a product is safe and effective
Dr. Syed Rizwanuddin Ahmad,
MD, MPH, FISPE, FCP, Consultant, Assistant Professor (adjunct)
Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
Location : Sharjah room A
12:00 -13:00 Expanding Clinical Services: hints and pitfalls
Prof Michael Dooley,
Director of Pharmacy, Alfred Health, Victoria, Australia
12:00-13:00 Teaching Interprofessional Ethics
Dr. Kari L. Franson,
PharmD PhD BCPP | Associate Dean for Professional Education |
University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences,USA
Location : Dubai room E+F
12:00-13:00 Expanding Clinical Services: hints and pitfalls
Prof Michael Dooley,
Director of Pharmacy
Alfred Health, Victoria, Australia
Location : Dubai room A+D
12:00- 13:00 Role of Thermal Mapping and Validation in GDP.
Mr. Brij Mohan Suri
Location: Sharjah D
12:20-13:00 Impact of Pharmacist Intervention using shared decision ‎making‎ on Adherence and Measurable Patient Outcomes
Dr. Khalaf AL-Jumah
MSc., Pharmacy Director, AL- Amal Psychiatric Hospital, Riyadh, KSA
Location : Sharjah room A
12:20-13:00 Importance of Cold Chain Management in Pharmacies
Location : Sharjah room D
14:00- 15:00 Potential of mass spectrometry in a clinical laboratory’
Prof. Olof Beck
Områdeschef, Professor
Farmakologiska laboratoriet, Klinisk farmakologi, Karolinska, iversitetssjukhuset Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden
Location : Dubai room A+B
14:00-15:00 Improving the use of psychotropic medications in children’
Prof. M. Lynn Crismon,
Dean, James T. Doluisio Regents Chair and Behrens Centennial Professor, College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
Location : Dubai room E+F
14:00- 15:00 Application of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s model for quality improvement to advancing medication management services
Prof. Todd D. Sorensen,
Peters Chair in Pharmacy Practice Innovation, Department of Pharmaceutical Care and Health Systems, College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota, USA
Location : Dubai room C