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Dr. Areeg Anwer Ali

Professor-Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacology

Educational Qualification:
  • Ph.D. (Pharmacology):  Hamdard University, New Delhi, India (2005)
  • M. Pharm. (Pharmacology): Hamdard University, New Delhi, India (2000)
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy: Saurashtra University, Rajkot, Gujarat, India (1998)  
Professional Career:
Academic and Industrial Experience
  1. Professor, Pharmacology, RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE (November 2019- Till date)  
  2. Associate Professor, Pharmacology, RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE (February 2011- November 2019)  
  3. Assistant Professor, Pharmacology, Khartoum College of Medical Sciences (KCMS)- currently known as Ibn Sina University , Khartoum, Sudan (June 2006 to July 2009)  
  4. Coordinator and Supervisor of Phase IV Clinical Trials, LaGray Chemical Company, Ghana (August 2009- July 2010) 
Achievements/ Research Interests/ Publications /Awards Achievements:
  • Oral presentation at 26th Indian Society for Chemists and Biologists Conference jointly organized with 5th Nirma Institute of Pharmacy International Conference (ISCBC-NIPiCON-2020):” Integrating Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Sciences for Innovations in Health Care”. 22-24th January 2020.
  • Conducted a workshop as a resource person on generics and biosimilar drugs which was organized by Central Medical Store, Ministry of Health and Prevention, UAE as a part of World Pharmacist Week 2018 on 28th October at Cove Rotana, Ras Al-Khaimah (RAK), UAE
  • Presented guest lecture on Herbal and Prescription Weight Loss Products- Use and Misuse at Zayed Hall, Al Ain University of Science and Technology, Al Ain, UAE 22nd February 2018
  • Presented guest lecture on Drug Design & Development: Preclinical and Clinical Studies, BITS Pilani Dubai Campus, 26th April 2017
Selected Research Publications: 
  1. Naseem Ahmad Charoo, Areeg Anwer Ali, Shailesh Kumar Buha and Ziyaur Rahman. Lesson Learnt from Recall of Valsartan and other Angiotensin II Receptor Blocker Drugs Containing NDMA and NDEA impurities. AAPS Pharm Sci Tech. 2019 Apr 15; 20(5):166. doi: 10.1208/s12249-019-1376-1.
  2. Naseem Ahmad Charoo, Ziyaur Rahman, Areeg Anwer Ali. Is the demonstration of bioequivalence for clavulanic acid required in amoxicillin–clavulanic acid orally administered immediate‐release products? Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 2018 Jul; 70 (7):883-892. doi: 10.1111/jphp.12920. 
  3. Areeg A. A. Shamsher,  Nada Nadeem,  Verda Nadeem,  Khawla O. Mutib, Nasiba O. Mutib,  Naseem A. Charoo. Herbal and prescription weight loss products: Awareness of pharmacists about efficacy and safety. Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research. Dec. 2016 46 (4): 331–337. DOI: 10.1002/jppr.1151
  4. Mohammad Abou-Shaaban, Areeg Anwer Ali, Padma G. M. Rao, Asif Majid. Drug utilization review of cephalosporins in a secondary care hospital in United Arab Emirates. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy. 2016, 38 (6): 1367- 1371. doi:10.1007/s11096-016-0392-4 
  5. Hassan Ali Hassan, Naseem Ahmad Charoo, Areeg Anwer Ali, and Sumaiya Ser Alkhatem. Establishment of a Bioequivalence-Indicating Dissolution Specification for Candesartan Cilexetil Tablets Using a Convolution Model. Dissolution Technologies Feb. 2015, 36-43, DOI: 10.14227/DT220115P36
  6. Nazima Abdulrazaq, Areeg Anwer Ali, Mahmoud Mowloud, Dima Hamada, Umar Quraishi. Evaluation of clarity and consistency in dosing directions and measuring devices for pediatric over the counter liquid medications used in United Arab Emirates. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. February 2014 Vol.8 (5), pp. 168-174. doi.org/10.5897/AJPP2013.3907
Awards:
  1. Winner of the 10th position in the professional poster category. Title of the poster: Pharmacokinetics Evaluation of Celecoxib Transdermal Gels. Dubai International Pharmaceuticals and Technologies Conference and Exhibition (DUPHAT) 10th-12th March 2013
  2. Winner of the 3rd position in the professional poster category. Title of poster: Academic Advising Approaches in RAK College of Pharmaceutical Sciences: Linking Theory with Practice. APTI-RAKMHSU International Convention: “Modern trends in Pharmacy Education: Team Based Learning & Institutional Research”. 29th February 2016.
Research Interests:
  • Assessment and Evaluation of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs and Adherence to Guidelines studies
  • Basic, Molecular and Clinical Pharmacology
  • Pharmacokinetics Studies
  • Clinical Research and Clinical Trials
  • Community Related Health Research
  • Pharmacovigilance and Toxicology Studies