HOPE Center Research Fellows

The Research Fellows listed below are with the Center for Health Outcomes and PharmacoEconomic Research (the HOPE Center) at the UA College of Pharmacy. They are a selected group of professionals engaged in diverse research projects to strengthen their expertise in the area of pharmaceutical sciences.

If you are looking to apply for a fellowship, an application will be available in August 2017.

Sawsan Kurdi – Clinical Research in Human Therapeutics, Specialty: Ambulatory Care

Dr. Kurdi is a postdoctoral fellow in clinical research in human therapeutics at the HOPE Center. She also is a teaching assistant in the Clinical Pharmacy Department of the College of Pharmacy at University of Dammam, Dammam, Saudi Arabia. Dr. Kurdi received a doctor of pharmacy degree from King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia, and completed an Advanced Pharmacy Practice Studies Certificate Program at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Boston. She completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Kurdi’s areas of interest include ambulatory care, cardiology and academia. 

 

Majed Al Yami – Clinical Research in Human Therapeutics, Specialty: Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy

Dr. Al Yami is a postdoctoral fellow in clinical research in human therapeutics at the HOPE Center. He received a bachelor of science degree in pharmaceutical sciences from King Khalid University in Saudi Arabia and his doctor of pharmacy degree from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Worcester, Massachusetts. He completed his PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at Banner – University Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona. Dr. Al Yami’s areas of interest include cardiology and academia.       

 

Khalid Eljaaly – Clinical Research in Human Therapeutics, Specialty: Infectious Diseases/Antimicrobial Stewardship

Dr. Eljaaly is a postdoctoral fellow in clinical research in human therapeutics at the HOPE Center. He received his doctor of pharmacy degree from King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia, where he is also a faculty member in the Clinical Pharmacy Department of the College of Pharmacy.  Dr. Eljaaly completed an Advanced Pharmacy Practice Studies Certificate Program at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Boston. He completed ASHP-accredited pharmacy residency programs in Boston, a PGY1 pharmacy residency at Steward Saint Elizabeth's Medical Center, and a PGY2 residency in infectious diseases at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Eljaaly’s areas of interest include infectious diseases, antimicrobial stewardship program, and drug-drug interactions. 

 

Ziyad Alrabiah – Clinical Research in Human Therapeutics, Specialty: Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy

Dr. Alrabiah is a postdoctoral fellow in clinical research in human therapeutics at the HOPE Center. He received a bachelor’s degree in pharmaceutical sciences from the College of Pharmacy at King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and received a doctor of pharmacy degree from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Worcester, Massachusetts. He completed a PGY1 residency at University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Dr. Alrabiah’s areas of interest include cardiology, internal medicine and academia. 

 

Moteb Khobrani – Clinical Research in Human Therapeutics, Specialty: Emergency Medicine

Dr. Khobrani is a postdoctoral fellow in clinical research in human therapeutics at the HOPE Center. He received a bachelor’s degree in pharmaceutical sciences from the College of Pharmacy at King Khalid University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and received a doctor of pharmacy degree from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Worcester, Massachusetts. He completed his PGY1 residency at University of Arizona Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona. Dr. Khobrani’s areas of interest include critical care, emergency medicine, and academia. 

 

Samah Alshehri – Clinical Research in Human Therapeutics, Specialty: Internal Medicine

Dr. Alshehri is a postdoctoral fellow in clinical research in human therapeutics at the HOPE Center. She also is a teaching assistant in the Clinical Pharmacy Department of the College of Pharmacy at King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Dr. Alshehri received a doctor of pharmacy degree from King Abdulaziz University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. She completed a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at Saint Elizabeth's Medical Center in Boston and a PGY2 specialized residency in Internal medicine at the Banner - University Medical Center in Tucson. Her areas of interest include geriatrics and internal medicine.

Originally posted: July 1, 2014
Last updated: July 21, 2017
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