Who are the most famous pharmacists in Egypt? Why are they the best and most famous? It is commonly known that the pharmacist is the one who prepares medicines and sells them for us as patients. S/he can be found at public pharmacies “shops for selling medicines” or at hospitals. But do you know that there are other places in which we can find pharmacists? In addition to preparing and selling medicines, pharmacists can also hold administrative and academic positions at the universities in which they work to show their ability to help the students get the best education for being well-prepared when they graduate from the faculty of pharmacy as professional pharmacists. There are many people who seek to become pharmacists because being a pharmacist is one of the most profitable jobs around the world especially in the developing countries, allows you to depend on yourself and it also helps you to deal with patients directly. Let’s discover more about those famous pharmacists who can be found in Egypt through taking a look at the following list.
10. Prof. Dr. Amal Ahmed
Prof. Dr. Amal Ahmed Abd El-Fattah is the Vice Dean for Graduates and Research Affairs at the Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University. She is also a Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Cairo.
9. Prof. Dr. Khaled Abouzid
Prof. Dr. Khaled Abouzid is the Vice Dean for the Educational and Students Affairs at the Faculty of Pharmacy, Ain Shams University.
8. Prof. Dr. Manal Mohamed
Prof. Dr. Manal Mohamed Maher is the Vice Dean for Educational and Students Affairs at the Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University. She is also a Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Cairo.
7. Prof. Dr. Manal Hamed
Prof. Dr. Manal Hamed El-Hamamsy is the Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy at Ain Shams University. She is also a Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and was the Head of Clinical Pharmacy Department before being the Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy.
6. Prof. Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim
Prof. Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim Abou-Shoer is the Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy at Alexandria University. He travelled to the United States in 1982 and obtained his PH.D. in 1987. He held several academic and administrative positions in Egypt and outside it such as being chosen as a consultant to the World Health Organization (WHO) in Iraq (2000-2004) and more positions.
5. Prof. Dr. Nahed Mahmoud
Prof. Dr. Nahed Mahmoud Abdel Aziz El-Enany is the Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Mansoura University and is a Professor of Analytical Chemistry. She was the Head of the Analytical Chemistry Department in 2011 at Mansoura University and she also held other positions not just in Egypt, but also in other countries such as Saudi Arabia.
4. Prof. Dr. Aiman Saad
Prof. Dr. Aiman Saad Nasr El-Din El-Khatib is the Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University and is a Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology. He has held several positions at the Faculty of Pharmacy starting from 1980 as a Demonstrator of Pharmacology and Toxicology at Cairo University and he also held other important positions at different universities outside the country.
3. Dr. Ahmed El Ezaby
He succeeded in establishing one of the best, most successful and outstanding pharmacy groups in Egypt. El Ezaby Pharmacy Group was founded in 1975 and started as just one branch. The number of branches increased over time to reach 86 branches that cover different governorates in Egypt including Cairo, Alexandria and other smaller governorates. The main goal of El Ezaby Pharmacy Group is to provide patients with the excellent pharmaceutical care and services that they need.
2. Dr. Samir Mursi
He is really one of the best pharmacists in Egypt. He is the Chief of the Pharmacists’ Syndicate in Dakahlia and the main reason behind making Dr. Samir Mursi one of the best pharmacists in the country is that he does his best to help the pharmacists to get their rights. He is ready to do anything for achieving this to the extent that he participates in the protest marches that are organized by the pharmacists to ask for getting their rights.
1. Prof. Dr. Ahmed Adel Sakr
In fact, he is one of the most famous pharmaceutical scientists not just in Egypt as you may think, but in the whole world. He is a Professor of Industrial Pharmacy and Pharmaceutics. He held several important positions and received many awards in Egypt and other countries around the world such as AAPS Research Achievement Award for Manufacturing Science and Engineering in 2011 and what is more important than this award is the AAPS Outstanding Educator Award that he received in 2008 to be the first non-American professor and the 4th pharmaceutical scientist to receive this award in the history of the American Pharmacy.