PharmacyFan

Curriculum Vitae

Akour Amal, B.Sc.

410 North 12th street

P.O. Box 980581
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0581

Phone:  (804) 549-2815

Email: akoura@vcu.edu


EDUCATION

08/08-present                 PhD CANDIDATE

Department of Pharmacy, School of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science

Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, Virginia

 

10/02 – 06/07              Bachelor of Science in pharmacy

Jordan University

Amman, Jordan

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

09/07 – 07/08            TEACHING ASSISTANT

Department of Biochemistry and Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy

Jordan University

Amman, Jordan

09/07-07/08               INTERNAL MEDICINE UNIT INTERNSHIP

Jordan University Hospital

Amman, Jordan


MEMBERSHIP

06/07-present

Jordanian Pharmacists Association

Amman, Jordan

05/09-present

American Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Washington DC, USA

POSTER PRESEMTATIONS:

  • “The effect of moderate physical activity on the prevalence of self-reported depression”.

                Public Health Research Forum.

               Virginia Commonwealth University.

Richmond, Virginia.                                                                                05/09

  •  “Characterization of megalin expression in human term and preterm placenta”.

Graduate Research Symposium

Virginia Commonwealth University.

Richmond, Virginia                                                                                 04/10

  • “Evidence that megalin-mediated endocytosis is involved in the placental uptake of Aminoglycosides.

American Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics meeting

Dallas, Texas                                                                                                                03/11

 

 

ORAL PRESENTATIONS:

 

  • “The effect of contemporary oral contraceptive pills on carbohydrate metabolism in women with metabolic risk anomalies: Review”

Virginia Commonwealth University.

Richmond, Virginia.                                                                                                  02/09

  • “The role of megalin in the transplacental transport of aminoglycosides”.

Virginia Commonwealth University.

Richmond, Virginia.                                                                                  04/10

  •  “Intrapartum Aminoglycosides and Neonatal Nephrotixicity”.

Virginia Commonwealth University.

Richmond, Virginia.                                                                                   05/10

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  • Regina Oyesanya: I thought GRAD 602 is the best class on campus. I'm not alone! Thanks Britt and Jeff :)
  • Britt Watwood: Pat yourself (yourselves) on the back. You all recharged Jeff and I as much or more than we charged you.
  • amal: I believe that too! It just takes time for us to accept new things..I have done experiments on virtual animals and human beings during my undergraduat

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