Mohammad Majed Al Ahmad, Ph.D

Assistant Professor

Al Ain Campus

mohammad.alahmad@aau.ac.ae

Education

UAE University

Research Interests

Pharmacotherapy 

Pharmacogenomics

 

Selected Publications

  • Mohammad M. Al-Ahmad, Naheed Amir, Subramanian Dhanasekaran, Anne John, Yousef M. Abdulrazzaq, Bassam R. Ali & Salim Bastaki. Studies on N-Acetyltransferase (NAT2) genotype relationships in Emiratis: confirmation of the existence of phenotype variation among slow acetylators. (Annals of Human Genetics – AHG-MS-16-0199) https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/ahg.12198
  • Mohammad M. Al-Ahmad, Naheed Amir, Subramanian Dhanasekaran, Anne John, Yousef M. Abdulrazzaq, Bassam R. Ali & Salim Bastaki. Polymorphic Cytochrome P450-1A2 (CYP1A2) Phenotyping and Genotyping among Emiratis (PLOS One Journal - PONE-D-17-11733). http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0183424
  • Salim M. A. Bastaki, Mohammed M. Al Ahmed, Ahmed Al Zaabi, Naheed Amir, Ernest Adeghate. Effect of turmeric on colon histology, body weight, ulcer, IL-23, MPO and glutathione in acetic-acid-induced inflammatory bowel disease in rats. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2016; 16: 72. Published online 2016 Feb 23. doi: 10.1186/s12906-016-1057-5. PMCID: PMC4763431. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4763431
  • Chandranath IR, Bastaki SMA, Al Ahmad MM, Singh J "Protective Mechanisms of the Gastrointestinal Mucosa: A Review". Research Trends: Current Topic in Pharmacology, volume 18, page 1-28. 2014. http://www.researchtrends.net/tia/title_issue.asp?id=11&in=0&vn=18

Conferences

  • Mohammad M. Al-Ahmad, Naheed Amir, Anne John, Yousef M. Abdulrazzaq, Bassam R. Ali & Salim Bastaki. NAT2 phenotyping and genotyping among Emiratis. Abstract and poster. 6PAN ARAB conference, dated Jan 2nd 2016.
  • Mohammad M. Al-Ahmad, Naheed Amir, Anne John, Yousef M. Abdulrazzaq, Bassam R. Ali & Salim Bastaki. NAT2 phenotyping and genotyping among Emiratis. Abstract UAE GSRC conference, dated Mar 20th 2016.

Professional Experience

Extensive Knowledge:

  1. Conducted the first research in the United Arab Emirates that talks about “Genetic Polymorphism of Cytochrome P450-1A2 (CYP1A2) and N-acetyltransferase-2 (NATT2) among Emiratis
  • Skilled in bioinformatics programs and software like TaqMan Real Time PCR, PCR-RFLP, DNA sequencing, HPLC and others.
  • Advanced skills in analyzing of genetic data.
  • Advanced skills in scientific writing.
  1. Working as Acting Head of Pharmacies group/Pharmacy Supervisor at Mediclinic AlAin Hospitals:
  • Team leader of Medication Management and use team in the hospital and
  • Co-chairman of Pharmacy and therapeutics committee (PTC) at Mediclinic Hospital.
  • Pharmacovigilance - Doing adverse reaction and medication error monthly reports and analysis, monthly study of unaccepted abbreviations and inappropriate use of MAR sheet in Mediclinic Hospital AlAin.
  • Conducted several pharmacy projects like building in-patient pharmacy and IV room.
  1. Working as Clinical Pharmacist:
  • Conducted several pharmacy projects like (monitoring Naloxone use, evaluate the use of Antibiotics and corticosteroids in the hospital manner, develop a pharmacoinformative model to alert medical staff in systemic manner about drug names confusability and doing root cause analysis for several medication errors.
  • Participate in physicians round for purpose of proper medication review and intervention.
  • Provide pharmaceutical care plan to improve patient safety and medication efficacy, reduce drug adverse reaction and interaction and minimize the cost of medications. 
  • Implement antibiotics stewardship program in the hospital.

 

Employment History:

 

Time

Position

May 8, 2006 – Aug 28, 2018

Pharmacy Supervisor and Hospital Clinical Pharmacist at Mediclinic Hospital AlAin

Sep 4, 2018 – Present

Assistant Professor at Clinical Pharmacy Department, Pharmacy college, AlAin University.

Teaching Courses

Pharmacotherapy

Pharmacogenomics

Memberships

  1. American Board of Pharmacotherapy (BCPS) - Credential No.: 3153284. American Pharmacists Association, USA. 2016.
  2. Good Clinical Practice certificate – Certification No.: 2617772. National Institutes of Health (NIH) of Extramural Research Certifies. 2018

Qualifications:

  1. PhD in Pharmacology and Therapeutics – Major: Pharmacogenetics. UAE University, UAE. 2017.
  2. American Board of Pharmacotherapy (BCPS) - Credential No.: 3153284. American Pharmacists Association, USA. 2016.
  3. Good Clinical Practice certificate – Certification No.: 2617772. National Institutes of Health (NIH) of Extramural Research Certifies. 2018
  4. MSc Clinical Pharmacy. Queen's University Belfast, UK. 2010.
  5. MSc Clinical Pharmacy. Al Ain University of Science and Technology, 2018.
  6. Bachelor of Pharmacy. Ajman University, UAE. 2004.
  7. DIP in Healthcare Management and Leadership. Westford University. 2017
  8. DIP in IV compounding. Notting Hill College, UK. 2017.
  9. Dubai Health Authority (DHA) Clinical Pharmacist Eligibility License. 2015.
  10. Department of Health of Abu Dhabi (DOH) Pharmacist License. 2007.