Maher Rateb Khdour

Education

  • Sep. 2005-Sep. 2008 United Kingdom, PhD in clinical pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice; School of Pharmacy, Queen's University- UK.
  • Sep. 2002-Sep. 2003 United Kingdom, MSc. Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice; School of Pharmacy, University of London- UK
  • Oct. 1991- Feb. 1996 Amman - Jordan, B.Sc. in Pharmacy. University of Al-Isra'
  • Sep. 1990 - Jun. 1991 Palestine-Jerusalem, Palestinian high secondary examination certificate

Experience

Sep. 2005-Sep 2008 Queen's University/ UK, Carrying out research in the area of clinical pharmacy in the Mater Hospital. This was required to obtain a PhD degree in this area.

  • Designing research projects within the framework of the agreed research programme at Mater Hospital and obtaining ethical approval to carry out the work.
  • Responsible for ensuring the day-to-day running of the projects, including execution and compliance with the study protocol, data collection, data management and regular production of progress reports.
  • Analyzing data resulting from the study and preparing manuscripts as appropriate for submission to peer review journals with high impact factors.
  • Preparing research proposals for submission for external funding.
  • Attending international meetings and conferences

Oct. 2003-Aug. 2005 Al-Quds University, Teaching Pharmacology

  • Preparing and giving lectures in pharmacology. (for Nursing, Dentistry, and Pharmacy
  • Grading exams, technical findings and reports for different courses related to various subjects in pharmacology.
  • Assisting students with term projects and research papers.
  • Equipping the labs by instruments needed for pharmacy projects

Feb.1998- May.2002 MSD and Wyeth-Ayrest International Pharmaceuticals / Palestine Medical representative: visiting doctors, specialists and pharmacies to promote medicines; arranging and participating in group seminars, giving presentations about pharmaceutical products.

1996-1997 Research and Teaching Assistant/ Al-Isra' university

  • Prepare and give lectures in pharmaceutical issues.
  • Provide technical assistance related to pharmaceutical products.
  • Grade exams, technical findings and reports for different courses related to various subjects in pharmacy.
  • Assist students with term projects and research papers.

Training Courses

  • Pharmaceutical Technology- Jordan University of Science and Technology. 1997-1998 (One Year Master Courses)
  • Research methods; Analysig Data, Computer Skills. Queen's University Belfast (2005-2008)
  • 1440 hours of training sessions at several pharmacies - requirement to obtain B.SC degree in pharmacy.

IT Skills

  • Microsoft Training at the following courses : MS-Word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint, MS-Access, and MS-Outlook
  • Knowledge in using SPSS statistical software.

Scholarships and Awards

Publications

  • Khdour M., McCourt B. Kidney J.. Murray A. McElnay J. Economic and humanistic outcomes of a disease and medicine management programme for patients with COPD. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice IJPP. 2008; 16, sup. 3.C60
  • Khdour M., McCourt B. Kidney J. McElnay J. Pharmacy-led disease and medicine management programme for patients with COPD British Journal Of Clinical Pharmacology, 2009.vol 68 (4):588-598

Conferences

  • International Multidisplinary meeting on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 28-30 June 2006 ICC Birmingham, UK
  • All-Ireland Schools of Pharmacy Research Seminar. Queen' University, April 3rd-4th, 2007. Belfast, UK.
  • 2008 Spring Practice and Research Forum and Updates in Therapeutics: The Pharmacotherapy Preparatory Course.
  • April 05- April 09 Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
  • British Pharmaceutical Conference (BPC), September 2008, Manchester, UK.
  • 2009 ACCP/ECSP International congress in clinical pharmacy, April 24-28 / 2009 Orlando, Florida, USA: http://www.accp.com/docs/meetings/ic09/Sunday_Abstracts.pdf
  • The 6th Palestinian Pharmacy Conference (Scientific committee) 2010

Research interest

  • Pharmaceutical Care
  • Disease management
  • Adverse drug reactions and
  • Medication review

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Contact Information

Faculty of Pharmacy

Al-Quds University

Jerusalem, P.O.Box 20002

Palestine

Tel: 2471662 or00970 597970008

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