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Faculty of Clinical Pharmacy

The Faculty of Clinical Pharmacy at Al Baha University in Al Baha City was established according to the Royal decision 5088 on 7 / 8 / 1432 H. It is located in Al Baha region of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with its main campus in Al Aqiq province, about 30 km away from Al Baha town. The faculty was established for the improvement of the health services and the advancement of the pharmacy profession and to cope with the educational policy of the kingdom, which is distinguished by applying the most advances in the technology and sciences in various fields. The study began in faculty in the academic year 1432/1433 H to the male section while the female section started in the academic year 1438/1439 H.

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Department of Drugs and Medicinal Herbs

Department of Pharmacognosy and Herbal Medicine.

About the Department

The Department is involved in research in the field of study, discovery and development of herbal drugs, phytopharmaceuticals and microbial products; quality control and analysis of principal components, enhanced in-vitro production of secondary metabolites, using plant tissue culture and fermentation technologies.

Vision

The department is to be prestigious in education, research in the fields of pharmacognosy, microbiology and pharmaceutical biotechnology.

Mission

The department is committed for providing the community with highly qualified pharmacists in the fields of pharmacognosy, complementary and alternative medicine, microbiology and biotechnology and able to provide the community with best health services.

Goals

  1. To provide the community with highly qualified skilled pharmacists familiar with sophisticated therapeutic approaches and the latest scientific methods.
  2. To provide students with knowledge and skills in the fields of pharmacognosy, complementary and alternative medicine, microbiology and pharmaceutical biotechnology.
  3. To searching for local natural resources as remedies for the management of endemic diseases and documentation of folkloric herbal medicine.
  4. To improve the health awareness of the community to the rational use of medicinal natural products.

Courses offered by the Department Pharmacognosy and herbal medicine

     

Serial

Code No.

Subject

Units

Contact

Hours

1

20032111

Medical Professional skills

(2 + 0)

2

2

20032112

Innovation in Medicine

(2 + 0)

2

3

20032121

Biology

(2 + 1)

4

4

20032221

Pharmacognosy

(2 + 1)

4

5

20032321

Immunology

(2 + 0)

2

6

20032321

Microbiology

(1 + 1)

3

7

20032411

Clinical Microbiology

(2 + 1)

4

8

20032412

Natural Products Chemistry

(3 + 0)

3

9

20032421

Molecular Biology

(2 + 0)

2

10

20032422

Complementary and Alternative Medicine

(2 + 0)

2

11

20032511

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

(1 + 0)

1

Total

25 (21 +4)

29

Staff Members of the Pharmacognosy and herbal medicine department

No.

Name

Specialization

Academic Rank

E-mail address

1

Dr. Fatima Alzahra

(Please click here)

Pharmaceutical Microbiology

Associate Professor

fgomaa@bu.edu.sa

2

Dr. Hassan Samaha

(Please click here)

Pharmaceutical Microbiology

Associate Professor

hsamaha@bu.edu.ss

3

Prof. Mahmoud Kourish

(Please click here)

Pharmacognosy

Professor

mhkourish@bu.edu.sa

4

Prof. Nasser Awadh

(Please click here)

Pharmacognosy

Professor

naali@bu.edu.sa

5

Mr. Abdulsalam Althobaiti

Pharmaceutical Microbiology

Demonstrator

a.althobaiti@bu.edu.sa

6

Mr. Ibrahim Almarabi

Pharmacognosy

Lecturer

almarabi@bu.edu.sa

7

Ms.Kholoud Jammal

Pharmacognosy

Demonstrator

khlood@bu.edu.sa

Contact us

Head of the Department of Pharmacognosy and Herbal Medicine
Prof. Mahmoud Kourish (Please click here)

University Main Campus, Building 2, office S112
Email: mhkourish@bu.edu.sa

Extension: 14891