Dr Ebtesam Ahmad, Pharm.D, M.S.
Associate Clinical Professor
St. John’s University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Department of Clinical Health Professions; MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care
Misr International University always seeks out suitable ways to get its students updated with all the new aspects of all fields. Thus, MIU’s Faculty of Pharmacy was delighted to have Dr Ebtesam Ahmad, Pharm.D, M.S, Clinical Associate Professor, St. John’s University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care, as a visiting professor from April 3rd to the 14th , 2016 .
During her visit, Dr. Ebtesam taught senior students about various oncologic diseases, with special emphasis on the role of the clinical pharmacist in providing supportive care in oncology. Dr. Ebtesam also presented a session in the 10th Continuing Education workshop of the Faculty of Pharmacy, that was held on the 9th of April titled; “Integrating Targets in Oncology; A Perspective on Palliative, Supportive Care and Beyond”.
A second workshop was held in the Drug Information Center with the title: “Optimizing cancer pain management: stepping up to the challenge” and was directed to the oncology clinical pharmacists at the National Cancer Institute, Nasser Institute and faculty members from the Faculty of Pharmacy, from Cairo and Ain Shams Universities.