Hesham Elrefaey Professor, Department of pharmacology, Batterjee medical college (BMC) Hesham Elrefaey Professorship in clinical pharmacology Email: Hesham.elrefaey@bmc.du.sa Jeddah, Prince Abdullah Al-Faisal Street, 21442, P.O. Box 6231 Tel.: 920033923 Office # 24 El Refaey, Hesham. B. Pharm. SC. Ph.D Dr. El Refaey is a Professor of Clinical Pharmacology holding a PhD in molecular pharmacology from the University of Nebraska, Omaha, US. He is a board member of the Pharmacology committee, and a member of the Central Administration of Pharmaceutical Affairs at the Ministry of Health in Cairo, Egypt. My interest in education began during my final years at college of pharmacy and brought me to study at the University of Nebraska, Medical Center. Earlier, before I started my college study, I was originally interested in becoming a nuclear scientist; however, as the years progressed my experience has led me to pursue a career as a pharmacologist. I have a wide experience in different areas of research and teaching either in pharmacology, physiology and toxicology. My major area of research include cancer, neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric diseases. Also, I have developed a very good personal and scientific relationships throughout my scientific career. Dr. El Refaey is a peer reviewer at the King Abdul Aziz City of Science and Technology (KACST) Program in Saudi Arabia as well as other international organizations and journals. He is a strategic director of IntegraMedix for education and research. He also has many years of clinical and managerial experience and has excellent organizational skills. His leadership skills help to create a positive and productive culture around him. Dr. El Refaey is brilliant in giving the proper strategic direction as well as creating a vision for success. He is expert in developing solid relationships with external organizations, as well as with members of the other community. Education Ph.D. Degree in Pharmaceutical sciences, Pharmacology, (1998), University of Nebraska, Medical center, Omaha, USA. and faculty of Pharmacy, Al-Azhar University, Egypt, under the channel system and joint Supervision scheme. Dissertation title: Anti-neoplastic agents, oncogenes and metallothionein in tumor progression. M.Sc. in Pharmacy (1991) Pharmaceutical sciences (Pharmacology), Faculty of Pharmacy, Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt. Thesis title: Effect of some Anti-inflammatory drugs on uric acid –induced degenerative changes in Albino rat joints B.Sc. in Pharmaceutical Sciences (May 1985) Faculty of Pharmacy, Al-Azhar Univ., Cairo, Egypt.

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