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Dr. Amina Anwar Unis

Associate Professor

Educational Qualification

Doctor degree in basic medical sciences Pharmacology, 2009

Title: Effect of drugs on induced diabetic retinopathy in rats

Co supervision between Georgia University ,USA

and Department of Pharmacology-Faculty of Medicine University of Alexandria,Egypt


Master degree in basic medical sciences Pharmacology, 2004

Title: Effect of Drugs on induced renal ischemia reperfusion in rats

Department of Pharmacology- Faculty of Medicine- University of Alexandria-Egypt


Diploma in Public Health majoring Epidemiology, 2000

High Institute of Public Health- University of Alexandria Egypt


M.B.CH.B with general degree Excellent with Honor, 1993

Faculty of Medicine- University of Alexandria Egypt


Professional Career

2015-now Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Pharmacology Department-Faculty of Medicine

RAK medical and health science university-UAE


2009-now Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Clinical Pharmacology Department-Faculty of Medicine

University of Alexandria – Egypt


2010-2015 Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Pharmacology Department-Faculty of Medicine

University of Tabuk -Saudi Arabia


2004-2009- Lecturer of Pharmacology

Pharmacology Department-Faculty of Medicine

University of Alexandria – Egypt


1998-2004-Demonstrator of Pharmacology

Pharmacology Department-Faculty of Medicine

University of Alexandria – Egypt


1997-1998-Demonstrator of Epidemiology

Epidemiology Department

High Institute of Public Health- University of Alexandria-Egypt


Achievements/ Interests/Publications/Awards
Teaching

(a) Summary of Courses Taught

Pharmacology for undergraduate medical students:

  • Pharmacology in IBLS module
  • Pharmacology in CVS module
  • Pharmacology in Respiratory module
  • Pharmacology in Renal module
  • Pharmacology in Endocrine module
  • Pharmacology in GIT module
  • Pharmacology in Reproductive module
  • Pharmacology in CNS module
  • Pharmacology in AHM module
  • Pharmacology in Musculoskeletal module
  • Pharmacology in Patient safety module

Pharmacology for nursing master degree

  • Respiratory pharmacology
  • Endocrine pharmacology
  • CNS pharmacology
  • General pharmacology

Pharmacology for undergraduate dental students

  • Blood pharmacology
  • General pharmacology

(b) Research Students Supervised/Trained

Level Number of Trainees

  • PhD Students: 1
  • Undergraduate Students:4
List of Publications

a) International Refereed Journals

  • Amina Unis. Protective Effect of Acai Berry Extract on Glycerol Induced Acute Renal Failure in Rats .Renal failure 37(2):310-7, 2015.
  • Amina Unis, Manal Hamza,Eman Abdelzaher. Comparison of the effects of sitagliptin and estrogen on ovariectomy induced osteoporosis in rats. Inter. J. Pharmacol.Res.5(1):10-18,2015.
  • Amgad A. Ezat, Amina Unis, Abd Elaziz Elthbiani, Eslam S. Mostafa, Mohammad T. Abdullah, Mohamed M. I. Helal. Isolation of resistant Gram–negative bacterial strains from Neonatal Intensive Care Units in Tabuk city and its sensitivity to some medicinal plant extracts. Indian journal of applied research 5(5):563-566, 2015.
  • Amina Unis, Amany Abdelbary, Manal Hamza.Comparative effect of Escitalopram and Atorvastatin on Diet Induced Atherosclerosis in Rats. Can. J. Physiol. Pharmacol. 92: 226–233,2014.
  • Amina Unis , Eman Abdelzaher. Sitagliptin impairs healing of experimentally induced gastric ulcers Through inhibition of iNOS and COX2. American Journal of Pharmacology and Toxicology 8 (3): 114-126, 2013.

b) Conference Papers

  • Amina Unis, Reham El Khubrani, Ameera El Howatee. Comparative study of the effect of new Web Technologies on medical education process between Undergraduate Medical Students in preclinical and clinical years in the University of Tabuk. The Ninth International Scientific Conference for Medical Students in the GCC Countries 26 – 30 December 2014 .UAE
  • Amina Unis, Reham El Khubrani, Ameera El Howatee. Usage Rate of Emerging Web Technologies by Undergraduate Medical Students in the University of Tabuk. The Saudi International Medical Education Conference. Quassim,24-27 November 2014.Saudi Arabia
  • Amina Unis, Reham El Khubrani, Ameera El Howatee. Impact of Emerging Web Technologies on Undergraduate Medical Education Process in the University of Tabuk. Proceedings of the international conference “new perspectives in science education” 3th edition.florence, 20-21 March 2014, Italy
  • Amina Unis.Protective Effect of Acai Berry Extract on Glycerol Induced Acute Renal Failure in Rats .6th International Conference on Drug Discovery and Therapy (FEB 10 TO 12, 2014, DUBAI, UAE.
  • Amina Unis,Manal Hamza. Sitagliptin attenuates ovariectomy induced osteoporosis in rats. First Clinical Congress and Gulf Chapter of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Annual Meeting .3-5/10/ 2013 Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Amina Unis, Amany Abdelbary, Manal Hamza. Comparative effect of Escitalopram and Atorvastatin on induced Atherosclerosis in rats International Cardiology symposium,15-19/5/2013- Dubai –UAE
  • Amina Unis ,Eman Abdelzaher Sitagliptin impairs healing of experimentally induced gastric ulcers through inhibition of iNOS and COX2.Association of British Clinical Diabetologists-Spring meeting,16-18/4/2013.Solihull-United Kingdom

c) Published books

Diabetic retinopathy

Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (December 12, 2012)

ISBN-10: 3846593419

ISBN-13: 978-3846593417

Research

(a) Research Interests

Experimental pharmacology

E-learning

Medical education

(b) Publications/Citations Data

Articles in International Refereed Journals:3

Conference Papers:7

Books:1

(c) Participation in Regional & International Conferences

  • 34th annual congress of the Egyptian society of nephrology and transplantation. Cairo, Egypt,23-26 February 2016.
  • New perspectives in science education. 3th edition. Florence,Italy 20-21 March 2014.
  • 6th International Conference on Drug Discovery and Therapy. Dubai ,UAE 10- 12 February 2014.
  • Spring meeting of association of British Clinical Diabetologists- Solihull-united Kingdom. 16-18 April, 2013.
  • International cardiology symposium-Dubai-UAE .10-12 February, 2014.
  • Recent advances in most common obstetrics complication- general director ate of health affairs-King Khaled hospital-Tabuk-Saudi Arabia, 2013.
  • First Clinical Congress and Gulf Chapter of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 18-19 May 2013
  • Service

a)Service as Reviewer

  • Current psychopharmacology journal ISSN: 2211-5579 (Online) ,ISSN: 2211-5560 (Print),11-2015
  • Pharmacy and Pharmacology ISSN 2328-2150,11-2015
  • Renal failure, ISSN 0886022X (print), ISSN 1525-6049 (electronic), 10-2015
  • Planta medica, ISSN 0032-0943, 12-2014
  • Renal failure, ISSN 0886022X (print), ISSN 1525-6049 (electronic), 12-2014
  • Web pub Journal of scientific research, ISSN 2311-9764, 2-2014

b) University Service

  • Member of Information technology committee, Faculty of medicine- University of Alexandria from 2004 till 2009.
  • Member of StudentsTalents Committee -University of Tabuk from From 2010-2011.
  • Member of the referee committee of Tabuk student scientific research, University of Tabuk 2013.

c) Student activities

  • Organization of world diabetes day in collaboration with WHO diabetes day, 2013
  • Organization of world asthma day in collaboration with WHO bronchial asthma day, 2011
  • Organization of world asthma day in collaboration with WHO bronchial asthma day, 2010
Academic Honors and Awards
  • Overall teaching and supervising student activities-University of Tabuk- Saudi Arabia-2015
  • Supervising student activity in world Diabetes Day-University of Tabuk- Saudi Arabia-2014
  • Perfect judging for student research -University of Tabuk- Saudi Arabia-2012
  • Overall teaching and supervising student activities-University of Tabuk- Saudi Arabia-2010
Membership of Professional Bodies
  • Center for Educational Development and Research ,RAKMHSU,UAE
  • Egyptian society of experimental Pharmacology
  • Egyptian society of hypertension

Language Proficiency

  • Arabic (Native)
  • English spoken and written IELTS (2011), TOEFL (2007)
  • French; written and spoken: High school graduated from Sainte Jeanne Antide French institute-Alexandria-Egypt
Conferences/Workshops
Professional development (workshops attended)
  • Developing an effective strategy for addressing challenging situations with students, 12-4-2016 , Center for Educational Development and Research RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, UAE
  • How to make an effective power point presentation, 25-1-2016,Center for Educational Development and Research RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, UAE
  • Faculty orientation program ,23/11/2015, Center for Educational Development and Research RAK Medical & Health Sciences University,UAE
  • Training course on quality standards in learning, 25-26/7/2015, Faculty and Leadership Development Center, University of Alexandria -Egypt
  • Workshop entitled MCQs that are fit for purpose, 2013 Faculty of Medicine-University of Tabuk-Saudi ArabiaWorkshop on ABC medication safety-4th annual pharmaceutical care symposium,2012 ,King khaled hospital-Tabuk
  • Writing SMART learning objectives workshop,2012 Faculty of medicine-University of Tabuk
  • Teaching small groups ,giving effective performance feedbackc, assessment inthe clinical setting and facilitating problem base learning,2012 ,MONASH university-Australia USA in collaboration with University of Tabuk-Saudi Arabia
  • Planning and implementation of self study for programme accreditation,2011 British council and University of Tabuk-Saudi Arabia
  • Meaningful E-Learning,2011 McWeadon Education ,USA in collaboration with University of Tabuk -Saudi Arabia
  • Practical guide for clinical educators: planning teaching sessions, interactive lecturing, teaching small groups, dealing with poorly performing learner ,2010,MONASH university-Australia in collaboration with University of Tabuk -Saudi Arabia
  • Training course onexams and student evaluation system ,2009 Faculty and Leadership Development Center, University of Alexandria-Egypt
  • Interactive presentation workshop,2009 Faculty of Medicine, University of Alexandria -Egypt
  • Methods of scientific research, Effective teaching skills ,Communication skills, thinking skills
  • 2009,Faculty and Leadership Development Center, University of Alexandria -Egypt
  • Medical Librarianship for physicians,2005 WHO+ Faculty of Medicine, University of Alexandria -Egypt
  • Genetic engineering,2005 Biotechnology training center, University of Alexandria –Egypt
Participation in Regional & International Conferences
  • 34th annual congress of the Egyptian society of nephrology and transplantation. Cairo, Egypt,23-26 February 2016.
  • New perspectives in science education. 3th edition. Florence,Italy 20-21 March 2014.
  • 6th International Conference on Drug Discovery and Therapy. Dubai ,UAE 10- 12 February 2014.
  • Spring meeting of association of British Clinical Diabetologists- Solihull-united Kingdom. 16-18 April, 2013.
  • International cardiology symposium-Dubai-UAE .10-12 February, 2014.
  • Recent advances in most common obstetrics complication- general director ate of health affairs-King Khaled hospital-Tabuk-Saudi Arabia, 2013.
  • First Clinical Congress and Gulf Chapter of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 18-19 May 2013
  • Basic diagnostic immunology,2005, Medical technology center,University of Alexandria -Egypt
  • General French medical skills, 2005, French cultural center+ Faculty of Medicine, University of Alexandria -Egypt