Misr International University was pleased to host Dr Ebtesam Ahmad, Clinical Associate Professor at St. John’s University, as visiting professor from the 20th of November to the 4th of December, 2015.
Dr. Ahmed, also Pharm.D, M.S. at St. John’s University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and Clinical Pharmacist Specialist at MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care, shared her expertise in two pharmaceutical workshops during her visit.
The first workshop was held at National Cancer Institute and addressed their clinical pharmacists with the theme “Pain Management and Palliative Care.” The second was held in the Drug Information Center at MIU, and was directed to the Teaching Assistants of the Clinical Pharmacy Department, with the title: “Supportive Care in Oncology; the Role of the Clinical Pharmacist.”
Dr Ebtesam also presented a session in the 9th Continuing Education workshop of the Faculty of Pharmacy that was held on the 26th of November, titled “Palliative Care in Critical Illness.” Moreover, she contributed to teaching senior pharmacy students’ topics on Palliative Care, Pain Management and Hepatitis C.