Amira Shaaban Ahmed, Ph.D

Associate Professor

Al Ain Campus

+971 3 7024858


Ph.D. Pharmacy, United Kingdom, UK

M.Sc. II. Pharmacy, United Kingdom, UK

B.Sc. Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University, Egypt

Research Interests

Community pharmacy patient counseling, medication review and pharmaceutical care, drug utilization, pharmaceutical needs assessment, adverse drug reaction reporting and public health.

Selected Publications

  1. Amira Said, Nadia Hussain, and Lamiaa AbdelAty (2020), Physicians’ and Pharmacists’ Perception and Practice of Hospital Pharmacist’ Professional Role in Egypt, International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, Wiley. DOI: 10.1111/ijpp.12638
  2. Nadia Hussain, Amira Said, Mirza Baig (2020), Levels of Vitamin D and Vitamin D pathway gene polymorphisms in adults: results based on rural agriculture workers in punjab province of Pakistan, Progress in Nutrition, Mattioli Health, Vol 22 No 2 (2020), DOI: 10.23751/pn.v22i2.8180,
  3. Amira Said, Salah Abu Ruz, Chrystyn.Bioavailability of Beclometasone from two HFA-BDP formulations with a spacer. Respiratory care journal. October 2019;  64 issue (10) 1222-1230, DOI: 10.4187/respcare.06689.
  4. Nadia Hussain, Amira Said, and Zeinab Khan, Z. (2020). Influence of Health Literacy on Medication Adherence Among Elderly Females with Type 2 Diabetes in Pakistan. International Quarterly of Community Health Education. DOI:
  5. Abu Mellal A, Nadia Hussain,and  Amira Said (2019), The Clinical Significance of Statins - Macrolides Interaction: Comprehensive Review of In vivo, Case-reports and Population Studies, Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management, Dove press, 2019:15 Pages 921—936, DOI: 10.2147/TCRM.S214938
  6. Nadia Hussain,and  Amira Said  (2019), Mindfulness-Based Meditation Versus Progressive Relaxation Meditation: Impact on Chronic Pain in Older Female Patients With Diabetic Neuropathy. Journal of Evidence-Based Integrative Medicine. Vol 24, No 1 (2019)
  7. Nadia Hussain, Amira Said , and Zeinab Khan Z (2018), Safety Assessment of Neoadjuvant Pertuzumab Combined with Trastuzumab in Nonmetastatic HER2-Positive Breast Cancer in Postmenopausal Elderly Women of South Asia, International Journal of Breast Cancer,  2018: 2018; 2018:1-7
  8. Amira Said, Nadia Hussain, Al Haddad AHI, Javid F. Effects of Alogliptin on hypertensive chronic kidney disease with Type 2 diabetes mellitus. AMJ 2018;11(2):113–123, DOI: 10.21767/AMJ.2018.3319.
  9. Amina Mahdy, Nadia Hussain, Doaa Al Khalidi, Amira Said. 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; 7(6): 562-568, doi, 10.5455/njppp.2017.7.123440902201
  10. Amira Said, Nadia Hussain. Adverse Drug Reactions reporting practices among United Arab Emirates pharmacists and prescribers. Hospital Pharmacy. 2017 May;52(5):361-366. doi: 10.1177/0018578717715364. 

Teaching Courses

Molecular Biology and Pharmacogenomics, Pharmacotherapy, Pharmacy Practice management, Toxicology and First Care, Patient Assessment


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all.

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