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Dr.Feras Jassim Jirjees Academic RankAssistant Professor

Specialization:

  • Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice

Research Interests:

  • Medication adherence, Apply new technologies in managing chronic diseases Assess effectiveness of medications

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Education BSc of Pharmacy, Ajman University, 2003 MPharm, University Sains Malaysia, 2007 Ph.D. of Pharmacy, Queen’s University Belfast, UK, 2018
Research fellow, UK Lecturer at the College of Pharmacy, UAE
UAE Pharmacy Society European Society of Clinical Pharmacy
1.Jirjees F, Saad A, Al Hano Z, Hatahet T, Al Obaidi H, Dallal Bashi Y. COVID-19 treatment guidelines, do they really reflect best medical practices to manage the pandemic? Infection Diseases Reports, 2021, 13. 2.Barakat M, Jirjees F (Co-First Author), Al-Qudah R, Alfoteih Y, Kharaba Z, Al-Obaidi H. The Era of E-Cigarettes: A Cross-Sectional Study of Vaping Preferences, Reasons to Use and Withdrawal Symptoms among Current E-Cigarette Users in the United Arab Emirates. Journal of Community Health, 2021, 9; 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10900-021-00967-4 3.Barakat M, Assaf AM, Al-Qudah R, Thiab S, Alhamed M, Al-Obaidi HJ, Jirjees FJ, Basheti I. Perception of adults toward electronic cigarettes: a cross-sectional study from Jordan. Primary Health Care Research & Development, 2021, 22(e3): 1–9. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1463423621000062 4.Barakat M, Al-Qudah R, Alfayoumi I, Al-Obaidi H, Jirjees F, Basheti I. Electronic cigarettes’ withdrawal severity symptoms among users during intermittent fasting: a cross-sectional study. Addiction Science and Clinical Practice, 2021, 16:10 https://doi.org/10.1186/s13722-021-00219-9 5.Alsous M, Ali A, Al-Azzam S, Abdel Jalil M, Al-Obaidi H, Al-abbadi E, Hussain Z, Jirjees F. Knowledge and Awareness about Human Papillomavirus Infection and Its Vaccination among Women in Arab Communities, Scientific Reports, 2021, 11:786 https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-80834-9 6.Soliman K, Jirjees F (Co-First Author), Sonawanea R, Sheshala R, Wanga Y, Jones D, Raj T. Latanoprost quantification in ocular implants and tissues: HPLC-fluorescence vs HPLC-UV. Journal of Chromatographic Science, 2021, 59(1): 64–70. doi: 10.1093/chromsci/bmaa078 7.Jirjees F, Dallal Bashi Y, Al Obaidi Hala. COVID-19 death and BCG vaccination programs worldwide. Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases, 2021, 84(1): 13-21. DOI: https://doi.org/10.4046/trd.2020.0063
Teaching Philosophy I find teaching one of the most interesting jobs. My ultimate goal is to help the student getting the knowledge, skills and attitudes that enable her/him to cope with the patient needs and to be a long-life with learner. The ability of teaching students from different cultural backgrounds and selection of reliable information from a wide variety of resources available are real challenges. I believe that teaching is better described as learning, which, in its broad meaning, requires efforts of both the teacher and the learner. We should start from what my students know and take it as a departure point to develop their knowledge, skills and attitude. My main task is to foster critical thinking and to encourage involvement of the students in objective discussions. Developing good relationship among patients and members of the health team is one of the major goals I'm trying to emphasize all through my courses for future pharmacists. Being knowledgeable together with mastering communication and education skills provide the students with the confident attitude required. Humanitarian issues and a sense of humor can add a lot to the understanding of the students and their capability to deal with problems and obstacles.
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