Prof. Rowena Schwartz, Pharm D, BCOP, Senior Director, Clinical Content and Services, McKesson Specialty Health, is visiting MIU Faculty of Pharmacy from February 24th - March 7th, 2013.
Prof. Schwartz will be teaching to the 4th year pharmacy students the common oncologic diseases and their pharmacotherapeutic approaches. She will also supervise the application of new teaching and assessment techniques of OSLE and OSCE in the laboratory sessions to enhance the students’ professional competencies in simulated clinical settings. In a meeting with the Pharmacy Practice Specialists and the TAs, she will discuss several issues related to the oncology practice in Egypt. She will also discuss the role of the clinical Pharmacy in the oncology domain and necessary chemotherapy patient follow up and counseling concepts that will lead to the advancement of health outcomes in Egypt. On the 5th of March she will hold a counseling meeting to the clinical pharmacists in the National Cancer Institute (NCI) where she will provide answers and advices to their questions and difficult patient cases as well as current issues in the NCI.