Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice Research Group


Includes social pharmacy utility, pharmacoeconomic, and quality of life research, counterfeit of drugs, drug utilization review, and drug safety.

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