Chairman Department of Pharmacy Practice
Dr. Awad is a reviewer of 22 professional journals, and member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Advanced Clinical Pharmacology and Journal of Archives of Pharmacy Practice. He is a member of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, Gulf College of Clinical Pharmacy, European Society of Clinical Pharmacy and the International Association of Drug Therapeutic Monitoring and Clinical Toxicology. Dr. Awad has published 35 peer-review papers in journals such as European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Epilepsia, BMC Public Health, Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy and International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy. These papers have been cited 261 times. He has an h-index of 9.
Pharmacoepidemiology: studies of drug use practices in specific diseases including diabetes, asthma and cardiovascular diseases; assessment of different interventional methods to improve patterns of drug use; and studies of self-medication practices among the public. Pharmaceutical Care and Pharmacy Practice: implementation and evaluation of pharmaceutical care services for patients with chronic diseases particularly asthma, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases; assessment of pharmacy practice in hospitals and community pharmacies; studies of public knowledge, attitudes and perceptions towards specific diseases including epilepsy, cardiovascular diseases and diabetes; and pharmacy education at undergraduate level.