PHAR 271 Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms I (Liquid dosage forms and pharmaceutical calculations)
PHAR 275 Pharmacy Practice I (Ethics and Professional standards of practice)
PHAR 465 Pharmacy Practice V (Patient safety)
PHGC 703 Critical Thinking
PHAR 011 Introduction to Interprofessional Collaborative Practice (ICP)
PHAR 255 Communication Skills in Pharmacy Practice
PHAR 264 Orientation to Pharmacy Practice
PHAR 475 Pharmacy Practice VI (Selfcare and prescribing for minor ailments)
I am interested in examining the pharmacists’ practices and behaviours in offering professional services to patients. I am also interested in investigating self-care related behaviours of the Lebanese community. This research may provide a direct input to our continuous process of curriculum development in BAU.
Since I came from a “Pharmaceutics” background, I am also interested in applying simple and practical strategies for the control of drug release from solid dosage forms.
The AAPS Graduate Award for outstanding thesis research in the field of biotechnology. The award was delivered at the AAPS (American Association of Pharmaceutical Sciences) Annual Meeting and Exposition, October 29- November 2, 2006, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition, October 29- November 2, 2006, San Antonio, Texas, USA. “From high molecular weight conventional chitosans to targeted chitosan oligomers: A journey towards efficient DNA delivery”. *The AAPS Graduate Award for outstanding thesis research in the field of biotechnology was delivered to the candidate during this event.
Lebanese Order of Pharmacists (OPL) 22nd annual congress 24-26 October 2014, Hilton Habtour, Beirut, Lebanon. “Stability of pharmaceutical products: Role of the pharmacist”
Lebanese Order of Pharmacists (OPL) 23nd annual congress 16-18 October 2015, BIEL, Beirut, Lebanon. “Leadership skills: Can you lead your success?”
First Forum on Advancing Pharmacy Education in the GCC and Middle-East, “Active learning strategies” 6-8 December 2015, college of Pharmacy, Qatar.
Arab Pharmacist Union (APU) Congress, BAU, June 6, 2015, Beirut, Lebanon. “Medication errors in pharmacy practice: A brief overview”
Second Forum on Advancing Pharmacy Education in the GCC and Middle-East, “Team teaching in integrated courses” 8-11 February 2017, Kuwait.
Third Forum on Advancing Pharmacy Education in the GCC and Middle-East, “Assessment in pharmacy education” 8-9 May 2018, BAU, Beirut, Lebanon. * The forum was organized and coordinated by Dr Issa.
Education and student affairs deanship, Faculty of Pharmacy, Alexandria University. A workshop entitled “Assessment: The real driver for competency-based Pharmacy education” was delivered as part of the Pharmacy curriculum reform process. July 18, 2018, Faculty of Pharmacy, Alexandria, Egypt.
Lebanese Order of Pharmacists (OPL) 26th annual congress 16-18 November 2018, Hilton Habtour, Beirut, Lebanon. “Motivational Interviewing: Helping patients change”.
Spring seminar series of the College of Pharmacy, Natural & Health Sciences at Manchester University, Indiana, USA. March 6, 2019. “Gene therapy: A promise not yet fulfilled!”
International Pharmacy Student Federation (IPSF) event on patient counselling. A webinar-based workshop entitled “Patient counselling: It is more than talking!” December 14, 2021.
Effective presentation skills for staff members: Please make your audience happy!
Understanding and managing different behavioral styles: Towards the lost gift of teamwork.
Learning styles: Do we learn the same way?
The power of assertive behavior: It is all about respect!
Emotional intelligence: Are we ready to succeed together?
Leadership skills: Understanding leadership: Can you lead your success?
Conflict management: From a curse into a bless!
Motivational interviewing: Helping people (patients) change
Adding fun to active learning: A win-win situation.
Assessment in competency-based pharmacy education.