Advancing Pharmacy Horizons:
Integrating Education, Practice & Research

تطوير آفاق الصيدلة:
تلازم التعليم والممارسة والبحث العلمي

The 19th Congress of the Association
of Pharmacy Colleges in the Arab World

The International Conference
of the School of Pharmacy

Lebanese International University
October 18 - 20th, 2016
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Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

Registration (Diwan Al Kasr Hall)

10:00-11:00 Opening ceremony

11:00-11:30 Exhibition opening & coffee break

11:30-13:30 Advancing Pharmacy Horizons (Diwan Al Kasr Hall) 2 CE credits
Chair:Dr. Dalal Hammoudi; Co-chair:Dr. Hadi Dassouki
Session 1
Keynote speaker
The Changing Landscape of Lipid Management:Innovations, Updates, and Controversies
Prof. Joseph Saseen, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP (USA)

1st plenary lecture (Pharmacy Education)
How to Translate a Competency Framework into a Competency-Based Curriculum: Experience from Kuwait
Dr. Pierre Moreau, BPharm, PhD (Canada)

2nd plenary lecture (Pharmaceutical Innovations)
Innovations in Pharmaceutics
Dr. Sudaxshina Murdan, BPharm, PhD, CertEd, MRPharmS, FHEA (UK)

13:30-14:30 Lunch break

14:30-16:00 Optimizing Pharmacy Practice (Diwan Al Kasr Hall) 1.5 CE credits
Chair:Dr. Michelle Cherfan; Co-chair:Dr. Ahmad Dimassi
Session 2
3rd plenary lecture
Impact of Developing Practice Sites on Optimizing APPE
Dr. Abdulrazaq S. Al-Jazairi, PharmD, MBA, FCCP, BCPS (AQ-Cardiology) (KSA)

4th plenary lecture
Drug Discovery:The Role of Modernized Pharmacognosy
Dr. Abdel Nasser Sinjab, PhD (Egypt)

5th plenary lecture
International Trends Shaping the Future of Pharmacy Education
Prof. Moustafa Fahmi, BPharm, PhD (Sultanate of Oman)

6th plenary lecture
Overview of Pharmacy Studies at a Lebanese University
Dr. Diana Malaeb (Lenanon)

16:00-16:30 Coffee break

16:30-18:00 Oral presentations

(Auditorium C1, LIU BLock C)1.5 CE Credits

Chair:Dr. Sami Al Khatib;
Co-chair:Dr. Mohammad Assi
Deans’ Meeting
(Library Room 2, LIU Block B)
Session 3 Depigmentation Therapy for Vitiligo Amongst Libyan Patients
Dr. Salma Bukhatwa (Libya)

Determination of the Diversity of Algae Growing on the Lebanese Coast
Prof. Hussein Kanaan (Lebanon)

Enzymatic Modification of Pectin with Ferulic Acid:Evaluation of Biofunctional Properties
Nadine Karaki (Lebanon)

Development of Drug-in-Cyclodextrin-in-Liposome as Carrier System for Volatile Essential Oils:Application to Anethole
Prof. Helene Greige-Gerges (Lebanon)

The Antioxidant Activity of Methanolic and Aqueous Extracts of Terfezia Boudieri on Alloxan Induced Diabetic Mice
Dr. Mohamad Assi (Lebanon)

Current Trends in the Management of Glioblastoma in a French University Hospital and Associated Direct Costs
Dr. Anna Maria Henaine (Lebanon)

16:00-19:00 Preceptor Development Workshop:(16:00-19:00)
(Room C101, LIU Block C)
3 CE credits

Optimizing the Learning Experience for your Students
Speaker: Prof. Joseph Saseen
Moderator: Dr. Marwan Akel
Participants: Pharmacy Faculty (up to 40) from Universities in Lebanon (Extra registration fees)

20:00 Gala dinner on campus

9:00-9:30 Registration (Diwan Al Kasr Hall)

9:30-11:00 Integrating Research and Education (Diwan Al Kasr Hall) 1.5 CE Credits

Chair; Dr. Fadi Hdeab; Co-chair:Dr. Bahia Chahine
Session 4
7th plenary lecture
Impact of Pharmacists' Research on Lebanese Health Practice
Dr. Pascale Salameh, PharmD, MPH, PhD (Lebanon)

8th plenary lecture
Training Pharmacy Students in a Resource Limited Setting – Overcoming the Challenges
Dr. Sara Padidar, MSc, PhD (Switzerland)

9th plenary lecture
Pharmaceutical Industry Innovations
Soula Kyriacos, BPharm, PhD (Lebanon)

11:00-12:00 Poster session & coffee break

12:00-13:30 Roundtable:(Diwan Al Kasr Hall)
Session 5 Strategies to Achieve Professional Excellency
Moderator: Dr. Randa Aoun
Participants: Ministry of public health (Dr. Collette Raidy)
Lebanese Order of Pharmacists (Dr. Georges Sili)
Lebanese Pharmaceutical Importers Association(Mr. Armand Fares)
Syndicate of Pharmaceutical Plants, and General Manager – Pharmaline(Dr. Carol Abi Karam)
Academia (Dr. Mohamad Rahal)

13:30-14:30 Lunch break

14:30-16:30 Pharmacotherapy Updates oral presentations Deans’ Workshop:
Session 6 Pharmacotherapy Updates (Auditorium C1, LIU Block C)
Chair:Dr. Etwal Bouraad; Co-chair:Dr. Razan Mhanna

Oral Presentations (Auditorium C2, LIU Block C)
Chair:Dr. Samar Younes; Co-chair:Dr. Shahnaz Al-Masri

Deans' Workshop (Library Room 2, LIU Block B)
Pharmacy Curriculum Advancement and Accreditation, Deans' Vision

Pharmacotherapy Updates (Auditorium C1, LIU Block C) 1.5 CE credits

10th plenary lecture
Blood Pressure:Evidence Based Guideline to Simplify Clinical Management
Dr. Faraj Saade (Lebanon)

11th plenary lecture
HRT:Should You or Shouldn’t You?
Dr. Jihan Safwan (Lebanon)

12th plenary lecture
Updates in Endocrinology:A Focus on Diabetes
Dr. Nisreen Mourad (Lebanon)

13th plenary lecture
Antiemetic Therapy in Cancer Patients:What is New?
Dr. Mariam Dabbous (Lebanon)

Oral Presentations (Auditorium C2, LIU Block C) 1.5 CE credits

The Capacity of Mitomycin C Inhibited Leishmania tropica Parasites in Stimulating an Immunogenicity Prophylactic Response Against Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in BALB/c Mice
Dr. Mohammad Maarouf (Syria)

Community Program to Promote Diabetes Self-Management in Different Community Settings in Lebanon
Dr. Abeer Al Haddam (Lebanon)

The Prevalence and Awareness of Modifiable Cardiovascular Risk Factors among the Lebanese Population above 45 Years of Age and the Role of Pharmacist in Modifying these Factors:a Prospective Cross-Sectional Study
Dr. Iqbal Fahs (Lebanon)

Evaluation of Antimicrobial Therapy Utilization in Patients with Febrile Neutropenia at a Community Teaching Hospital
Dr. Lamis Shouman (Lebanon)

Factors that Increase Medication Adherence and Quality of Life in Heart Failure Patients in Lebanon
Dr. Mariam Marmar (Lebanon)

The Role of the Pharmacist in the Management of Depression
Dr. Maya Khoury (Lebanon)

The Pattern of Anti-Hypertensive Drug Use in the Lebanese Community
Dr. Rawan Barakat (Lebanon)

20:00 Closing dinner


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