Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Telephone: + 962- 79- 5803339 Faculty of Pharmacy
FAX: +962- 6- 4291432
Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan
P.O. Box 130 Amman 11733 Jordan
(Tel 00962 64291511), e-mail: email@example.com
ABOUT DR. GHASSAN ABU SHEIKHA
Professor Ghassan M. Abu Shaikha obtained a Ph.D. degree in Medicinal Chemistry from University of Pisa- Italy , and a Bachelor degree in Pharmacy and Bachelor degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology from University of Camerino - Italy . He started his professional life in Faculty of Pharmacy in University of Camerino – Italy as Assistant Research Professor, then as Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry in Faculty of pharmacy in applied science university in Amman Jordan. He joined the academic team in the faculty of pharmacy in Al Zaytoonah university in 2005 as the dean of the faculty. where he taught various undergraduate and graduate courses and supervised around twenty five masters and Ph.D. students. Currently, he is a full professor of medicinal chemistry. His professional experience includes consultancy and advisory work for industry, research laboratories, and governmental institutions. He is a Member of American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) since 2013 to present and an advisory member and Reviewer for Jordan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Ph.D in Medicinal Chemistry 1993 - 1997 Advisor: Professor Palmarisa Franchetti University of Pisa Italy B.S. Pharmacy 1992 - 1993 University of Camerino Italy
B.S. Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology 1985 - 1992 University of Camerino Italy
Visiting Research Scholar June 2013 - Aug 2013 College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences University of Toledo Toledo, OH
Dean July 2011 - present Professor of Medicinal Chemistry Faculty of Pharmacy Al-Zaytoonah University Amman, Jordan
Dean Sept 2005 - July 2011, Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry Faculty of Pharmacy Al-Zaytoonah University Amman, Jordan
Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry Aug 2004 - Aug 2005 College of Pharmacy, King Khalid University Abha, Saudi Arabia
Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry Feb 2004 - Aug 2004 Faculty of Pharmacy Philadelphia University Amman, Jordan
Dean Feb 2003 - Oct 2003 Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry Faculty of Pharmacy Applied Science University Amman, Jordan
Dean Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry July 2002 - Feb 2003 Faculty of Pharmacy Applied Science University Amman, Jordan
Deputy Dean Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry Aug 2001 - Oct 2001 Faculty of Pharmacy Applied Science University Amman, Jordan
Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry Sept 1998 - Feb 2003 Faculty of Pharmacy Applied Science University Amman, Jordan
Assistant Research Professor July1997– April 1998 Faculty of Pharmacy Camerino University Camerino, Italy
Summary of research interest
Synthesis of anti-hyperlipidemia agents. Synthesis of acyclic nucleoside phosphonates as anti- HIV-1 (antivirals). Synthesis of nucleoside analogues as anti-cancer and antiviral.
1. FloHet-2013 Florida Heterocyclic and Synthetic Conference, March 3rd -March 6th, 2013, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
2. The Sixth International Conference of the Royal Medical Services, King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center ,10-12 November 2012, Dead Sea, Jordan.
3. Faculties of Pharmacy at Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan and The University of Toledo International Pharmaceutical Conference (ZTIPC 2012), 17-19 October 2012, Amman, Jordan.
Ghassan Abu Sheikha, Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy at Al-Zaytoonah University (Tel 00962 64291511), e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or from the conference ...
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