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SHERIF KAMAL

Bsc, MSc, Clinical Pharmacy Consultant.
Director of Pharmaceutical Services,
Children Cancer Hospital, Egypt

Biography

Sherif Kamal is one of a second generation Egyptian clinical pharmacists, with more than 15 years of experience in this field, involved in the planning, designing and implementation of pharmaceutical care in oncology centers as senior Clinical Pharmacy consultant. Sherif Kamal is the Director of Pharmaceutical Services at the Children’s Cancer Hospital in Egypt. He is also a Clinical Pharmacy Consultant at Cairo University and Sina University. He earned his BS in Pharmacy, an MSc in Clinical Pharmacy and is currently a PhD candidate at the Cairo University School of Pharmacy. Sherif has also completed a visiting fellowship at St. Jude’s Children Hospital in the United States in 2008. For more than 15 years, Sherif has led a team that implemented clinical pharmacy services at various hospitals throughout Egypt. He is the recipient the Egyptian Hospital Pharmacist Association Award and founder of the Egyptian Association of Clinical Pharmacists in 2010
He is a member of several international organizations including the International Society for Oncology Pharmacists, studies involving the pharmacotherapeutics management of pediatric oncology diseases and presented his work at international meetings.
In the last year Sherif is working with university of Colorado , American Society of Health system pharmacist ,American college of clinical Pharmacy ,American council for Pharmacy Education and European society if oncology Pharmacy to develop the pharmacy academy program for the health sciences Academy.

Sherif is a leading consultant working to implement clinical pharmacy in Egypt. Sherif is also leading an african initiative to improve healthcare in Africa through implementation of clinical pharmacy ,including Sudan,Ethiopia,Malawi , Uganda and Botswana. His primary research interest focuses on pharmacy practice, patient safety, pharmacogentics, pharmacoeconomics, pharmacovigilance and the pharmaco-epidemiology of pediatric cancer. He is also a professionally and practically qualified project manager in fundraising and business development.