Prof. Dr. Rowena Schwartz, PharmD, BCOP, visited the Faculty of Pharmacy, MIU, from February 18th till March 2nd, 2017.
During her stay, Dr. Schwartz taught 5th year pharmacy students the common oncologic diseases and their pharmacotherapeutic approaches. She also discussed the role of 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.
Dr. Rowena also presented two sessions in the 12th Continuing Education Workshop of the Faculty of Pharmacy that was held on Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 titled “New Frontiers in Cancer Care: Evolving therapies, optimizing therapies during care, and survivorship measures”. Her first topic was on “Optimizing Endocrine Therapy in Cancer: Enhancing Efficacy and Minimizing Toxicities”, while the second was on “Providing the Foundations for Patients and Caregivers in Cancer Care: Patient Counseling”.