Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice Research Group


Contact us

Dr. Faris El-Dahiyat
College of Pharmacy, Building P
Al Ain University
P.O.Box: 64141 Al Ain, UAE
Phone: +971 3 7024874
Fax: +971 3 7024777


Research areas

  • Clinical pharmacy research
  • Pharmacy practice research
  • Promoting public health and awareness research
  • Social and Administrative Pharmacy research
  • Pharmacoeconomics
  • Pharmaceutical policy
  • Access to medicines and pharmaceutical pricing



  • Sadi B, Harb Z, El-Dahiyat F, Anwar M, Improving patient waiting time: A quality initiative at a pharmacy of a public hospital in United Arab Emirates, International Journal of Healthcare Management, December 2019 DOI: 10.1080/20479700.2019.1692768
  • Anwar, M., El-Dahiyat, F., Jairoun, A. et al. Arch Osteoporos (2019) 14: 111.
  • Babar Z, Ramazan S, El-Dahiyat  F, The Availability, Pricing, and Affordability of Essential Diabetes Medicines in 17 Low-, Middle-, and High-Income Countries, Front. Pharmacol., 19 November 2019
  • El-Dahiyat F, Eljeilani I, Cost-minimization analysis of ranibizumab versus aflibercept for treating Saudi patients with visual impairment due to age-related macular degeneration or diabetic macular edema, Value in health regional issues, Accepted 23-9-2019
  • Jazieh AR, Pizzo E, Gulacsi L, El-Dahiyat F, Abu-Helalah M, Ibrahim N, AlAbdulkareem H, Maraiki F, AlSaggabi A, Cornes P. Implementation of country-wide pharmacoeconomic principles in cancer care in developing countries: Expert-based recommendations. Glob J Qual Saf Healthc [Epub ahead of print]. Available from:
  • Mirza A, Hasan S, El‐Dahiyat F, Babar Z, Medicines policy issues for Saudi Arabia: priorities and model‏, Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research ‏
  • Hamdan S, El-Dahiyat F, Implementation and evaluation of an Antimicrobial Stewardship program across nine hospitals in the United Arab Emirates: A qualitative study,  Journal of Pharmacy practice and research, Accepted 21-July-2019
  • Alslubi H., El‐Dahiyat‏ F., Patient safety practices among community pharmacists in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates‏, Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research 2019 10 (2), 203-21
  • Salah AbuRuz, Adel Sadeq et al., Comparison of the application of treatment Panel III and American College of Cardiology/American heart Association guidelines for blood cholesterol treatment in Saudi Arabia, Journal of the Saudi Heart Association, 30(4), pp. 349-355, 2018
  • Munther S. Alnajjar, Salah AbuRuz et. al., Assessing patient satisfaction with the Medication Management Review service delivered in Jordan, (2018)
  • El-Dahiyat F, Curley LE & Babar Z (2018) Evaluating quantity and quality of literature focusing on health economics and pharmacoeconomics in Gulf Cooperation Council countries, Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research, DOI: 10.1080/14737167.2018.1479254
  • Amira SA Said et. al, Safety Assessment of Neoadjuvant Peruzumab Combined with Trastuzumab in non-metastatic HER2 Positive Breast Cancer in Postmenopausal Elderly Women in South Asia, International Journal of Breast Cancer (2018)
  • Amira SA Said et. al Adverse Drug Reactions reporting practices among United Arab Emirates pharmacists and prescribers, Hospital Pharmacy, VOL 52 NO6 ,361-366, 2017
  • Amira SA Said et. al Knowledge, attitude, and practice analysis of corticosteroid use among patients: A study based in the United Arab Emirates, National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology 2017
  • Amira SA Said et. al Effect of alogliptin on hypertensive chronic kidney disease patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, Australasian Medical Journal, VOL 11, NO 2, 113-123, 2018
  • Adel sadeq et al.,Current enlightenment about etiology and Pharmacological Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder Frontiers in neuroscience, 2018
  • Adel Sadeq et al., Clinical utility of dabigatran in United Arab Emirates: A pharmacovigilance study, Saudi medical journal 11/2015
  • Adel sadeq et al, Novel oral anticoagulants and the 73rd anniversary of historical warfarin, Journal of the Saudi Heart Association, 28