|Pharmaceutical Sciences||Pharmaceutical Sciences||1|
The department of Pharmaceutical Sciences comprises 17 academic staff and 6 support staff. Chemistry is the core component of the department teaching responsibilities across all five years of the Bachelor in Pharmacy and 6 years of Doctor of Pharmacy. Obligatory taught courses cover pharmaceutical organic, analytical, instrumental and medicinal chemistry as well as the pharmacognostical and phytochemical aspects of natural products. Elective courses cover natural toxins, phytotherapy and applied chromatography.
Practical courses are supported by 6 teaching laboratories. In addition, the department offers courses leading to Master in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Sciences.
The department has a successful track record of research in organic, analytical and medicinal chemistry, pharmacognosy and phytochemistry. Funding for research comes from varied resources including the Deanship of Scientific Research at The University of Jordan, Hamdi Mango Centre for Scientific Research, The Higher Council for Science and Technology, ACDIMA and the Scientific Research Fund. Research activities are ordered into three areas: Computational and Synthetic Drug Discovery, Drugs from Natural Sources and Pharmaceutical Analysis. Scientific research is conducted in 4 well-equipped laboratories. The department provides analytical facilities in the fields of NMR spectroscopy, CHN elemental analysis, trace elements analysis, LC-MS, HPLC, UV and FTIR spectroscopy. Teaching staff have excellent collaboration with the local pharmaceutical industry, Jordan Pharmaceutical Association and Jordan Food and Drug Administration (JFDA).
|Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology||Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology||2|
Pharmaceutics and pharmaceutical technology department consists of 15 PhD holders coming from diverse academic backgrounds. The department offers theoretical and practical courses in the areas of pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical technology and pharmaceutical microbiology. The department staff maintains an active and multidisciplinary research and collaborations with other departments, local pharmaceutical industry and regulatory agencies.
|Biopharmaceutics and Clinical Pharmacy||Biopharmaceutics and Clinical Pharmacy||3|
The Department of Biopharmaceutics and Clinical Pharmacy is both an academic department within the School of Pharmacy at the University of Jordan and a service unit within the University of Jordan Hospital (JUH).
This department has three subsections:
Biopharmaceutics and clinical biochemistry
The staff members at this Department contribute to the excellence of the School of Pharmacy and University through effective service at the School of Pharmacy, community, and public levels in areas of their expertise that ultimately benefit the society.
Members of the department, continue a tradition of exemplary service through the following activities:
Educate and train Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) students, and Masters of clinical pharmacy students.
Provide innovative pharmacy services in both the inpatient and ambulatory setting JUH.
Conduct clinical and basic research, and disseminate results in the biomedical literature.
Advocate professional roles for pharmacists on national and international levels.
Collaborate with other health science professionals in teaching, service and research activities.
Serve the public through presentations to professional audiences and service to professional societies.
The Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences is growing substantially with the recruitment of School members with research strengths in the new fields of pharmacy such as, but not limited to, stem cell research, novel methods of targeted drug delivery, cancer and carcinogenesis, cell and molecular pharmacology and pharmacogenomics. We endeavor to become a preeminent department in Jordan, widely recognized for contributions in scholarship and research, educational and training programs.