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Dr. Oriana Awwad
Biopharmaceutics and Clinical Pharmacy
University of Jordan
Oriana Awwad is an Assistant Professor in Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy at the Department of Biopharmaceutics and Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy – The University of Jordan. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Pharmacy in 2007 from the University of Jordan, Amman - Jordan, and her PhD in Pharmacology from the University of Pisa, Pisa – Italy in 2011. In 2016, Awwad has been awarded a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Pavia, Pavia - Italy.
Awwad is currently leading active research groups, the first of which aims at discovering novel strategies for the in vivo treatment of cancer, focusing on the inflammatory aspect of this proliferative disease. The second focuses on enhancing the role of clinical pharmacists in Jordan.
Over the past years, Awwad received funds for different research proposals and liaised with research groups in Europe, America and Middle East. She has a number of publications in reputed ISI Journals; other articles have been submitted recently and are expected to pursue peer-review in fall 2017.
Since 2011, Awwad taught basic and clinical courses at the School of Pharmacy, The University of Jordan, and she has been involved in the clinical training of both under- and post-graduate students.
Awwad is an active member of different academic committees and scientific as well as social organizations at the School of Pharmacy. Awwad served as member for the committee of Bioequivalence studies at the Jordan Food and Drug Administration (JFDA) for two years.