Faculty & Staff


Dr. Mohammed Khanfar
Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry
mkhanfar@alfaisal.edu
+ 966 11 215 7664
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Dr. Khanfar received his BSc and MSc degrees in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Jordan. Then he pursued his graduate studies in United States where he received his Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry in 2010 from the University of Louisiana at Monroe, then a postdoctoral research fellowship at Northwestern University, Chicago. Dr. Khanfar's research involves the use of state of the art medicinal chemistry techniques to design and discover new therapeutics with a particular emphasis on cancer and neurodegenerative diseases.


Dr. Omar Ziad
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
oaladhami@alfaisal.edu
+ 966 11 215 7661
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Assistant Professor Omar Z Ameer is a physio-pharmacologist. He trained initially as a pharmacist, and after a number of years of working as a clinical pharmacist in hospitals, went on to do an MSc in pharmacology, followed by a PhD in Advanced Medicine from Macquarie University at the Australian School of Advanced Medicine in 2014. During his career, Dr Ameer, developed a real passion and motivation for teaching and research within various international universities ranging from Malaysia, Australia and the US. This gained Dr Ameer the ability to engage, collaborate and communicate with academics and students from different backgrounds. Dr Ameer has significant research records of accomplishment and awards within the area of physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience. Particularly, his interests are in investigation of mechanisms of antihypertensive drugs, blood pressure and heart rate and their relation to kidney function, arterial function and stiffness with its connection to overall cardiovascular health, the influence of sympathetic and parasympathetic control of arterial pressure, endothelium-dependent and independent vascular mechanisms, and the neurocircuitry involvement in salivary gland secretion and modulation.


Nahlah Aldahian
Lecturer of Pharmacology
naldahian@alfaisal.edu
+ 966 11 215 7683
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Ms. Aldahian received her Bachelor degree in pharmaceutical sciences in 2010 from Kind Saud University. While she was studying she volunteered in different hospitals. She working in King Khalid University hospital after she graduated. Then she pursued her graduate studies in United States where she received her master degree in Pharmacology from Massachusetts college of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University, Boston. Aldahian’s research was on the synergistic effect of curcumin and celecoxib on different cancer cells and in medication safty.


Ghadeer Alabsi
Lecturer Of Clinical Pharmacy
galabsi@alfaisal.edu
+ 966 11 215 7791
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She received her BSc degree in pharmacy from University of Jordan. She worked as inpatient & outpatient pharmacist, and she worked in health informatics as a member of clinical information management system department in king Abdulaziz medical city. Then she pursued her master degree of clinical pharmacy from University of Jordan. She worked as a clinical pharmacist in internal medicine and critical care area, and she was a member in antimicrobial stewardship team and member in pharmacy and therapeutic committee (PTC) in Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group.



Noura Hatim
Lab Specialist
nalabdulrahman@alfaisal.edu
+ 966 11 215 7753
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She received her bachelor degree in pharmaceutical sciences in 2016, While she was studying she had the opportunity to take her training in different areas regarding the pharmacy speciality. She had training in: The Poison and Control and Forensic Chemistry Center, King Saud Medical City in the Forensic department, King Saud Medical City in the drug information and poison center, Green Crescent Hospital, Mundipharma Company under distributer ARAC Health Care, Prince Sultan Military Medical City. She did a research in Pharmacognosy called “Herbal mixture between folk medicine and prepared pharmaceutical product”