About the Department

The department teaches the basic skills that help students to effectively engage with the medical team in preparing treatment plans, educating and counseling patients about their medications, assessing drug interactions, and understanding the pharmacokinetics and factors that might affect the drug disposition and whether they change the drug efficacy or safety. In addition, the department teaches and trains students on the proper ways of obtaining evidence-based medical information using medical databases. It also covers the aspects of planning and developing pharmaceutical services in hospitals and health institutions.


Department Chair

Dr. Wael A. Alghamdi

Assistant Professor in Clinical Pharmacy