Faris El-Dahiyat, Ph.D

Assistant Professor

Al Ain Campus

+971 3 7024860



Ph.D. Pharmacy; Pharmacoeconomics & Pharmacy Practice, Kingston University, London, United Kingdom

MSc. Pharmaceutical Science with Management Studies, Kingston University, London, United Kingdom

BSc. Pharmacy, University of Jordan, Jordan

Research Interests

Pharmacoeconomics, Economic evaluation of drugs and/or services, Quantitative and qualitative aspects of medication, Pharmacy practice, Pharmacovigilance, Pharmacy education, pricing of pharmaceuticals, Evaluation and analysis of pharmaceutical policies.

Selected Publications

  • El-Dahiyat F. Pharmaceutical Policy in Jordan. In: Babar Z, editor. Pharmaceutical Policy in Countries with Developing Healthcare Systems. 28 March 2017 pp 237-260 Springer ISBN: 978-3-319-51672-1 (Print) 978-3-319-51673-8 (Online)
  • Abu Hammour K, El-Dahiyat F, Abu Farha R. Health care professionals knowledge and perception of pharmacovigilance in a tertiary care teaching hospital in Amman, Jordan. J Eval Clin Pract. 2017 Jan 16. doi: 10.1111/jep.12683
  • El-Dahiyat F, Pharmacoeconomic evidence and policies to promote use of generic medicines in Jordan, Pharmaceuticals policy and law, vol. 19, no. 1-2, pp. 71-86, 2017
  • Alefan Q, Karasneh A, El-Dahiyat F, Alshara M, Translation and validation of the Arabic   version of generic medicines scale. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2016 Jun 3.
  • El-Dahiyat, F., Kayyali, R. and Abbadi, I., A comparison of generic and originator brand drug prices, Jordan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences Vol. 4, No. 1, January 2011.
  • El-Dahiyat, F and Kayyali, R. Evaluating patients’ perceptions regarding generic medicines in Jordan. Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2013 6:3.
  • El-Dahiyat, F and Kayyali, R., Community pharmacists’ perceptions towards generic medicines and their opinions on future generic substitution policy implementation: A descriptive study from Jordan, Journal of Generic Medicines. June 2013 10: 4
  • El-Dahiyat, F and Kayyali, R. Physicians’ perception of generic and electronic prescribing: A descriptive study from Jordan. Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2014 7:7.
  • El-Dahiyat, F and Kayyali, R. Acceptance of generic medicines in Jordan: A study of patients', pharmacists’, and physicians’ perspectives, International Journal of Pharmacy practice;2013 21,2

Teaching Courses

Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacy Practice , Communication and Pharmaceutical care, Pharmacy Ethics and laws,  Drug information, Pharmaceutical informatics, Pharmaceutical Statistics, Research Methods, Health Policy  and Toxicology.


  • Jordan Pharmaceutical Association since 2007, Jordan.
  • International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) since 2010, U.S.A.
  • Member of National committee for Drug and Pharmacy since 2015, Jordan.
  • Member of Rational Drugs list committee since 2015, Jordan.
  • Member of objection committee at Jordan food and Drug Administration ,2015-2017, Jordan.