About the Department

The department teaches pharmacology courses which address the pharmacological effects, clinical uses, and harmful effects of drugs, as well as drug-drug and drug-food interactions. In addition, the department teaches toxicology courses that are intended to help students to understand the harmful effects of drugs and chemicals and their mechanisms of toxicity. These courses also address the prevention and management of clinical toxicity.


Department Chair

Dr. Khalid A. Asseri

Assistant Professor in Pharmacology