Azhar Talal, B sc. Pharmacy, MPH, Senior Pharmacist, Tawam Hospital/Johns Hopkins International, Al Ain, UAE. Azhar obtained her B sc. Pharmacy degree, from the Faculty of Pharmacy, AUST -UAE, and then had her (MPH), from the United Arab Emirates University – UAE. She also obtained her CPPS (Certified Professional of Patient Safety) from The National Patient Safety Foundation. As well as her American board in medical quality. She worked as teaching assistant at AUST from 2001 till 2006. She joined Tawam Hospital in 2007 and during her tenure has gained experience in many pharmacy sections of the department, 2nd in-charge in the Polyclinic pharmacy and covered in the Material management section – Tawam Hospital. Currently she is the Unit Dose pharmacy supervisor at Inpatient Pharmacy-Tawam Hospital as well as a BLS instructor at American Heart Association.
Currently, Azhar is a PhD candidate in the Institute of Public Health, Zayed Bin Sultan Center for Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, UAE and her area of research is Pharmacogenomics in United Arab Emirates. Azhar had published 4 papers about the implementation of genomics and pharmacogenomics in UAE, and her abstracts accepted in many national and local conferences.