Sherif Kamal

Director, Department of Pharmaceutical Services
Children cancer hospital Egypt


Sherif Kamal is one of the 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 centres 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 of the Egyptian Hospital Pharmacist Association Award and founder of the Egyptian Association of Clinical Pharmacists in 2010.
He is a member of several international organization including the International Society for Oncology Pharmacists, the European Society of Clinical Pharmacy, the American Society of Health-System Pharmacist and the American College of Pharmacy. He has conducted a wide variety of research studies involving the pharmacotherapeutics management of pediatric oncology diseases and presented his work at international meetings (35 poster presentations accepted and two papers – one titled Study of Valproic acid use in a pediatric oncology setting in Egypt 2014).
In addition, Sherif lectures in various courses at the Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University and Sina University, Egypt, on pediatric oncology-related topics.
His primary research interest focuses on pharmacy practice, patient safety, pharmacogenetics, pharmacoeconomics, pharmacovigilance and the pharmaco-epidemiology of pediatric cancer.
Sherif is also a professional and practically qualified project manager in fundraising and business development, with more than seven years experience in this field involved in the fundraising activity of the National Cancer Institute and Children Cancer Hospital Foundation 57357. He is a Certified Lean six sigma green belt -BEC /Quality America Cssbb Candidate – ASQ.