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Dr.Mohamad Ahmad Shara Academic RankAssociate Professor


  • Clinical Pharmacy

Research Interests:

  • Cardiovascular and metabolic diseases clinical research, nutrition as disease prevention, safety and efficacy of weight loss supplements and complementary and alternative medicine.


PharmD, M.Sc, University of Nebraska Medical center 1985 Ph.D., Pharmacology & Toxicology, University of Nebraska Medical center, 1990.
Clinical Pharmacist: Alegent Health Hospital system,1985-1993. Clinical Preceptor & Assistant/associate professor of clinical pharmacy, Creighton University School of pharmacy and allied health professions. Omaha, Nebraska, 1994-2010. Associate professor of clinical pharmacy, Jordan University of Science and Technology, 2010-2020
Fellow of the American College of Nutrition Jordan Food and Drug Administration: Consultant and committee member in Pricing, grievance and pharmacovigilance committees 2013-2019.
American Heart Association American College of Nutrition
Evaluation of hypertension, dyslipidemia and diabetes control in northern Jordanian population. Safety and efficacy of Citrus Aurantium (bitter orange extract) in healthy adults. Evaluation of magnesium supplementation on the incidence of post-operative atrial fibrillation in Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) surgery patients.
Stohs ٍ SJ, Shara M, Ray SD, p-Synephrine, ephedrine, p-octopamine and m-synephrine: Comparative mechanistic, physiological and pharmacological properties. Phytother Res. In print, Accepted Feb 4, 2020. DOI: 10.1002/ptr.6649 Shara M, Stohs SJ, Smadi MM, Safety evaluation of p-synephrine following 15 days of oral administration to healthy subjects: A clinical study. Phytother Res. 32(1):125-131, 2018. Shara M, Kakish E, Stohs SJ, Effects of an Adaptogen-Based Supplement on Stress Parameters in Healthy Volunteers. Int J of Complement & Alt Med. 10(1): 321-326, 2017. Shara M, Stohs SJ, Mukattash TL, Cardiovascular Safety of Oral p-Synephrine (Bitter Orange) in Healthy Subjects: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Cross-over Clinical Trial. Phytother Res. 30(5):842-847, 2016. Mukattash TL, alzoubi KH, Abuelrub E, Jarab A, Shara M, Al-Azzam S; Khdour M, Al Hamarneh, Y. Prevalence of non-adherence among psychiatric patients in Jordan, a cross sectional study. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 2016 Jan 25. doi: 10.1111/ijpp.12239 Shara M, Stohs SJ, Efficacy and Safety of White Willow Bark (Salix alba) Extracts. Phytother Res. 29(8):1112-6, 2015.
Evaluation of magnesium supplementation on the incidence of post-operative atrial fibrillation in Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) surgery patients. Evaluation of the effectiveness of hypertension management in northern Jordanian population. The evaluation of turmeric’s efficacy as a substitute for NSAIDs in osteoarthritis patients with cardiovascular disease.
Outstanding educator of the year award. Creighton university School of Pharmacy and Health professions,2008. Outstanding educator of the year award. Creighton University School of Pharmacy Health professions,2007. Omicron Delta Kappa, finalist, “Teaching for Tomorrow” leadership award, Creighton University,2006. Society of Toxicology: Top 10 Finalists in the TCDD Toxicity/Mechanism Section, Society of Toxicology annual meeting, Atlanta (February 1989) Dr. Joseph Noah Travel Award (1987) Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research Award National Chapter (1987) University of Nebraska Medical Center: Biomedicinal Chemistry Award, University of Nebraska Medical Center (1985) Merck Award, University of Nebraska Medical Center (1985)
Services: Jordan university of Science and Technology: Chair, curriculum committee, Clinical Pharmacy training committee, clinical pharmacy department research committee. 2o10-2016 Faculty and Academic council, Creighton University,2006-2009. Student life policy committee, Creighton University 2006-2008. Heart Failure screening campaign, Omaha, Nebraska. 1996. American Diabetes Association: Tour De Cure (100 km fund raising bike ride, 2008. American Heart Association: Heart walk, fundraising event pharmacy school representative, 2008. Big brothers big-sisters of the midlands. Mentoring troubled youth. 1993-1997, 2001-2009, Omaha, NE
Mentoring doctor of pharmacy students and preparing them to become the future leaders in advancing clinical pharmacy practice.
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