Outstanding Performance of AAU Students at ICPS-1 Conference

AAU College of Pharmacy students have won many prizes in the First International Conference for Pharmacy Students (ICPS-1) organized by the College of Pharmacy, Sharjah University.

The conference witnessed participation from a large number of students from different Universities in the UAE including Sharjah University, Ajman University, Gulf Medical University, RAK University, and Dubai College of Pharmacy.

First place in the "Postgraduate Best Poster Presentation” went to Abdullah Abou Hajal, and Supervised by: Prof. Mohammad Ghattas. Second Place in the “Postgraduate Best Oral Presentation” Category went to Aya Qasem, Supervised by Dr. Rose Ghemrawi. The 2nd best informative study prize went to Ayah Ismail and Razan Mubarak, and was supervised by: Dr. Zelal Kharaba. Finally, the 3rd best innovative scientific poster went to Zainab Abdulnasser, Danah Albek, and Nour Dabbagh, and was supervised by: Dr. Rose Ghemrawi.

The objective of the conference is to provide assistance to pharmacy students in their scientific research endeavors. This is done by organizing an annual gathering for all pharmacy students in the UAE, where they can showcase and discuss their scientific and practical projects undertaken during their undergraduate or postgraduate studies in diverse pharmaceutical disciplines such as pharmacology, drug discovery, clinical pharmacy, and pharmacy practice, among others.

The participation of Al Ain University's College of Pharmacy students is geared towards enhancing their skills and practical knowledge relevant to the pharmaceutical industry and practice. This is accomplished by conducting interviews with healthcare and drug providers to identify the necessary requirements and skills required for a career in pharmacy. Ultimately, this endeavor is aimed at promoting a more active and impactful role for future pharmacists.



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