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Faculty of Medicine

The College of Medicine at Al-Baha University is one of the colleges of Al-Baha University in the university city of Al-Aqiq province in Al-Baha region. The college was established in 1429 AH corresponding to 2008, and teaching medical students started at the beginning of the academic year 1430/1431 AH. in 1436 AH the female student's section was opened. The leadership of Al-Baha University was keen to establish a medical college with excellence not only locally and regionally but also globally, and from this standpoint, the college worked on the applying a modern system, which has not been applied in many medical colleges in the Kingdom, which is the (Integrated system), where the same subject is studied again at a later stage, which provides a great opportunity to fully absorb the subject. The University Hospital is currently under construction.

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Department of Biochemistry

Department of Biochemistry


Towards Better Understanding of Life at Molecular Level.


To educate students in the theory and practice of medical biochemistry and molecular biology.

Biochemistry is science devoted to help understanding the molecular mechanisms by which living organisms carry out their many functions. Precise understanding of mechanisms underlying both normal physiology and disease states is fundamental for rational approaches to medicine.  The department provides a rich educational environment to help students develop their creative potential and to prepare them for a successful future career in medicine and research. Instructional methods and study material through all courses undertaken by the department are selected to help developing independent creative thinking, as well as broad knowledge and technical skills. The faculty members at the department are dedicated to discover and transfer knowledge about the molecular basis of life through basic biomedical and cross-disciplinary research, teaching and training.

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Head of Department
Prof. Esam Mady
Email: eamady@bu.edu.sa