Farah Hamad Farah Ahmed

Farah Hamad Farah Ahmed

Associate Professor
Ext: 6200

Almost 40 years teaching experience of pharmaceutics & pharmaceutical technology in a number of universities including; University of Khartoum (Sudan), Al-Fatih University (Libya), Sana'a University (Yemen), University of Science & Technology, Sana'a (Yemen). Head Department of Pharmaceutics (Sana'a University). Head Department of Pharmaceutics (University of Science & Technology, Sana'a). (2000-till present), associate professor at Ajman University (UAE). Head Department of Pharmaceutics Ajman University (2015-2017). A member of the following University & college committees; university council for research & training (2012-2014), central research & post-graduate committee (2010-2014), college examination committee. (2008-till present), College stock taking & budget committee (2004-2010), central curricula and study plans committee (2014-2015), college curricula and study plans committee (2014-till present), college council (2004-till present).

Education
  • PhD, University of Nottingham, UK, 1982.
  • B Pharm, University of Khartoum, Sudan, 1976.
Experience
  • Associate professor, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, department of Pharmaceutics, Ajman University, UAE (2000- till present)
  • Head department of Pharmaceutics, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Ajman University, UAE, (2015- 2017)
  • Head Department of Pharmaceutics, College of medical sciences, University of Science & Technology, Sana'a, Yemen (1998-2000)
  • Head Department of Pharmaceutics, Faculty of medicine & health sciences, Sana'a University, Yemen (1996-1998)
  • Assistant professor, Department of Pharmaceutics, Faculty of medicine & health sciences, Sana'a University, Yemen (1992-1998)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics, Faulty of Pharmacy, University of Khartoum, Sudan (1984-1992)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics, Faulty of Pharmacy, Al-Fatih University, Libya (1983-1984)
  • Postdoctoral researcher, University of Wales-Cardiff, UK (1982 –1983)
  • PhD, University of Nottingham, UK (1982)
  • Teaching assistant, Department of Pharmaceutics, Faulty of Pharmacy, University of Khartoum, Sudan (1977-1978)
  • Community pharmacist, Khartoum, Sudan (1976-1977)
  • B Pharm University of Khartoum, Sudan, 1976.
Teaching Area
  • Teaching introduction to pharmacy, Physical Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms & Pharmaceutical Technology courses for undergraduates.
  • Taught the following courses at graduate level: Products of Biotechnology, Advances in Pharmaceutical Technology & Novel drug delivery systems (2011-2013)
  • Supervised the following Msc Pharm Thesis: a-Publication trend of different routes of administration, oral dosage forms, modified release tablets and novel drug delivery systems during 1980-2012: A pilot study using Pubmed search tool. b- Pattern of dyslipidaemia in patient with type 2 diabetes mellitus, Fujairah, United Arab Emiirates. c- Evaluation of knowledge of pharmacy students regarding Prion disease. d- self- care practice and health status among students of Ajman university ans other association with academic performance.
Research
  • Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms
  • pharmaceutical Technology
  • Physical Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy Practice
Publications
  • Mousa A. Qarawi, Farah H. Farah, Sumia S. Mohamed, Babiker M. El-Haj . A Review on Therapeutic Proteins: Stability Aspects and Clinical Implications. Res. J. Pharm. 2019, 10 (2): 1-7
  • Farah Hamad Farah, Schizophrenia: An Overview, Asian Journal of Pharmaceutics • Apr-Jun 2018 • 12 (2),77-87
  • Farah Hamad Farah, Design and In Vitro Evaluation of Gastroretentive Tablets of Doxylamine succinate, Asian Journal of Pharmaceutics • Jan-Mar 2018 • 12 (1) ,66-71.
  • Farah Hamad Farah. Magnetic Microspheres: A Novel Drug Delivery System. WORLD JOURNAL OF PHARMACY AND PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES. 2017, Volume 6, Issue 9, 93-112
  • Farah Hamad Farah. The Etiology of Narcolepsy Journal of Analytical & Pharmaceutical Research (2017), 4 (2): 00096. DOI: 10.15406/japlr.2017.04.00096I.
  • Abdulla Shehab; Asim Ahmed Elnour A Elnour, PhD; Akshaya S Bhagavathula, PharmD; Shirina Al Swaidi A Swaidi, PhD; Farah Hamad, PhD; Omar Shehab, MD; Mahmoud AbuMandi; AboBakr Abasaeed; Ahmed Dahab; Naama A Kalbani; Rouda Abdulla; Sahar Asim; Pinar Erkekoglu. Evaluation and implementation of behavioral and educational tools that improves the patients' intentional and unintentional non-adherence to cardiovascular medications in family medicine clinics. Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal .Volume 24, Issue 2, March 2016, Pages 182–188.
  • Mouza Alsaadi, Sundus Qassim, Farah Hamad and Zakia Metwali. Pattern of dyslipidaemia in patients with type2 diabetes mellitus in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates. ejpmr, 2016,3(2): 340-347.
  • Abdulla Shehab , Asim Ahmed Elnour , Akshaya Srikanth Bhagavathula, Pınar Erkekoglu , Farah Hamad , Saif Al Nuaimi , Ali Al Shamsi , Iman Mukhtar, Abd Elrazek M. Ali Abd Elrazek , Aeshal Al Suwaidi , Mahmoud Abu Mandil , Mohamed Baraka, Adel Sadik, Khalid Saraan, Naama M.S. Al Kalbani, Alaa AbdulAziz Mahmood, Yazan Barqawi, Mohammed Al Hajjar, Omer Abdulla Shehab, Abdulla Al Amoodi, Sahar Asim , Rauda Abdulla, Cristina Sanches Giraud, El Mutasim Ahmed, Zohdi Abu Shaaban, Ahmed Eltayeb Yousif Ahmed Eltayeb. Novel Oral Anticoagulants and the 73rd Anniversary of Historical Warfarin. J Saudi Heart Assoc 2016; 28: 31–45.
  • Farah FH: Micro-electrophoretic Mobility Study of the Influence of Chlorpromazine Hydrochloride on Dimyrstoylphosphatidylcholine Liposomes in Different Media. Int J Pharm Sci Res 2015; 6 (8): 3245-3253.
  • Rana M. F. Sammour, Farah Hamad Farah, and Aliasghar Shahiwala, Publications Trend of Different Novel Drug Delivery Systems during 1980-2012: A Pilot Study Using Pubmed Search Tool. IOSR Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences, Volume 10, Issue 4 Ver. I (Jul –Aug. 2015), PP 01-08.
  • Farah Hamad Farah, Omer Ali Attef and Abdul-Azim Ahmed Ali. The influence of khat on the in-vitro and in-vivo availability of tetracycline-HCl. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms and Technology.7 (1): January-March, 2015, pp. 01-06.
  • Farah Hamad Farah, Rana Mohd. Fareed Sammour and Abdul-Azim Ahmed Ali. Publications trends of different routes of administration, oral dosage forms and conventional tablets during 1980-2012: A pilot study using PubMed search tool. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology, Feb 2015, Vol 8 No:2:216-224.
  • El Hassan M, Elnour AA, Farah FH, Shehab A, Al Kalbani NM, Asim S, Shehab OA and Abdulla R. Clinical pharmacists' review of surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis in a tertiary hospital in Abu Dhabi. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, February 2015, Volume 37, Issue 1, pp 18-22.
  • Ahmad Dahab Ahmad & Asim Ahmad Elnour & Mirghani AbdElrahman Yousif & Farah Hamad Farah & Hasab Alrasoul Akasha & Abubakar Abasaeed & Abdulla shehab & Naama Al Kalbani & Saif Al Nuaimim & Akshaya Srikanth Bhagavathula & Omar Abdulla Shehab & Abdulla AA Al Amoodi. Pharmacist’s interventions to improve clinical outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: Nyala City, South Darfur State, Sudan. International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries. June 2015, DOI 10.1007/s13410-015-0349-5
  • Akshaya Srikanth Bhagavathula1, Asim Ahmad Elnour, Pinar Erkekoglu Alaa Mohammed Abdul Aziz, Mirai Murad Sadek, Farah Hamad, Abdulla Shehab, Mohamed Baraka and Cristina Sanches-Giraud. Pharmacopolitics, Implications and Implementation in Clinical Studies. Enliven: Pharmacovigilance and Drug Safety, 2015, Volume 2, Issue 2: 003. ISSN: 2378-5411.
  • Abdulla Shehab, FRCP, PhD, Asim A. Elnour, MSc, PhD, Adel Sadik, MSc, PhD, Mahmoud Abu Mandil, MSc, Ali AlShamsi, MD, FRCP, Aesha Al Suwaidi, MD, Akshaya Srikanth Bhagavathula, Pharm D, Pinar Erkekoglu, MSc, PhD, Farah Hamad, MSc, PhD, Saif K. Al Nuaimi, MD. Clinical utility of dabigatran in United Arab Emirates. A pharmacovigilance study. Saudi Med J 2015; Vol. 36 (11): 1290-1298. doi: 10.15537/smj.2015.11.12154.
  • Akshaya Srikanth Bhagavathula, Deepak Kumar Bandari, Asim Ahmad Elnour, Akram Ahmad, Muhammad Umair Khan, Mohamed Baraka, Farah Hamad and Abdulla Shehab. Across sectional study: the knowledge, attitude, perception, misconception and views (KAPMV) of adult family members of people living with human immune virus‑HIV acquired immune deficiency syndrome‑AIDS (PLWHA), Springer Plus (2015) 4:769; p1-12. DOI 10.1186/s40064-015-1541-2.
  • Asim Elnour, Alaa Abdul Aziz, Abdulla Shehab , Omar Abdulla Shehab, Akshaya Srikanth Bhagavathula, Pinar Erkekoglu, Farah Hamad, Cristina Sanches Giraud, Saif Al Nuaimi, Aaesha Al Suwaidi, Naama M. S. Alkalbani, Abdelrazek M Ali Abd Elrazek, Mohammed Baraka, Sahar Asim, Rauda Abdulla, Abdulla Al Amoodi. Clinical research in a nutshell: How to embark on research journey? SOJ Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2015, 2 (1), 1-6. Received: April 22, 2015, Accepted: November 13, 2015, Published: December 18, 2015. DOI: 10.15226/2374-6866/2/2/00124.
  • Asim Elnour, Farah Hamad and Naama MS Al Kalbani. The Role of Clinical Pharmacist in Pharmacovigilance. J Pharmacovigilance 2014, 2:4 (Communication).
  • Ahmed Dahab Ahmed, Asim Ahmed Elnour, Mirghani Abd Elrahman Yousif, Farah Hamad Farah, Hasab Alrasoul Akasha Ahmed Osman and Abobakr Abasaeed. Improving Adherence to Prescribed Antidiabetics and Cardiovascular Medications in Primary Health Care Centers in Nyala City, South Darfur State-Sudan. Pharmacology & Pharmacy, 2013, 4, 701-709. DOI: 10.4236/pp.2013.49098.
  • Ahmed, A.M.S., Farah, F.H. & Kellaway, I.W.(1985). The thermodynamics of partitioning of phenothiazines between phosphate buffer & the lipid phases of cyclohexane, n-octanol & DMPC liposomes. Pharm. Res., 3, 119- 124.
  • Farah, F. H. & Kellaway, I. W. (1981). The effect of chlorpromazine hydrochloride on the thermotropic behavior of DMPC vesicles. J. Pharm. Pharmacol., 33 S, 66 p
  • Farah, F.H., Hadgraft, J. & Kellaway, I.W. (1981). Light scattering studies of chlorpromazine hydrochloride interaction with small unilamellar DMPC vesicles. J.Pharm.Pharmacol., 33 S,68 p.
  • Kellaway, I.W., Hadcraft, J.,Ahmed, .,Arrowsmith,M.,Chawala, R.S.Farah, F.H., James,M.J. & Taylor,M.J.(1980) Liposomes - model membranes for modern medicine, Part I, Manufacturing Chemist & Aerosol News, 51(8), 43.
  • Kellaway, I.W., Hadcraft ,J.,Ahmed,M.,Arrowsmith,M., Chawla,R.S., Farah,F.H.,James,M.J. & Taylor,M.J.(1980) Liposomes - model membrane for modern medicine, Part II ,ibid 51(9), 33.
Conference Presentation
  • Dubai International Pharmaceuticals and Technology, Dubai, UAE. (March-2017). Design and in-vitro evaluation of gastro-retentive Tablets of Doxylamine maleate (Poster)
  • Dubai International Pharmaceuticals and Technology, Dubai, UAE. (March-2017). Nano-carriers as delivery systems for therapeutic agents. (Poster)
  • 6th SEHA Research Conference (The Abu Dhabi Health Services Company), 16-17 December 2015, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, ADNEC. Farah Hamad et al, Evaluation and implementation of behavioral and educational tools that improves the patients' intentional and unintentional non-adherence to cardiovascular medications in family medicine clinics. (Poster)
  • 6th SEHA Research Conference (The Abu Dhabi Health Services Company), 16-17 December 2015, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, ADNEC. Farah Hamad et al, Novel Oral Anticoagulants and the 73rd Anniversary of Historical Warfarin. (Poster)
  • 6th SEHA Research Conference, (The Abu Dhabi Health Services Company), 16-17 December 2015, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, ADNEC. Farah Hamad et al, Clinical utility of dabigatran in United Arab Emirates. A pharmacovigilance study. (Poster)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Smoking Cessation Conference at Ajman University of Science and Technology, Ajman, U.A.E. May 2015. (Participant)
  • Asthma Conference at Ajman University of Science and Technology, Ajman, U.A.E. May 2014. (Participant).
  • The 1st Techno-sphere 2012 conference, the 14th Annual SACPAW Congress and The 2nd International conference of AUST College of pharmacy and Health Sciences. 2012 (Participant)
  • A New Vision for Future Pharmacy Education & Practice. Ajman University of Science and Technology, Ajman, U.A.E. 2012 . (Participant)
  • International Conference “Stem Cells: From Theory to Practice” 2011. . (Participant)
  • Dubai International Pharmaceuticals and Technology, Dubai, UAE. (2001-2019).
Memberships, Awards and Honors
  • Nominated as the best researcher in the College of Pharmacy & Health sciences, Ajman University (2016-2017).
  • Member of College council (2016-till present).
  • Member of College Curricula and Study Plans Committee (2014-till present)
  • Member of College examination committee (2008-till present)
  • Member of Central Curricula and Study Plans Committee (2014-2015)
  • Member of The university council for research & training (2012-2014)
  • Member of Central research & post-graduate committee (2010-2014)
  • Member of Sudan Medical Council (1976-till present)
  • Postdoctoral research grant by the University of Khartoum, Sudan to UK (1982-1983)
  • Ph.D. Research scholarship awarded by the University of Khartoum, Sudan to UK (1978-1982)
  • University of Khartoum Prize for the best result in the subject of Pharmaceutics, Part (II) B. Pharm (1976)
  • University of Khartoum Prize for the best student in Part (I) B. Pharm (1973-1974)
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