Ahmed  Nadir Mohamed Kheir
  • Ahmed Nadir Mohamed Kheir

  • Professor, Manager of the SSC
  • Ext: 6216/5174

An academic, researcher, and leader in pharmacy practice and pharmaceutical care. Contributed as founding member in the development from scratch of two internationally recognized pharmacy programs (School of Pharmacy at the University of Auckland, and College of Pharmacy at Qatar University), and developed (and taught) clinical pharmacy, social and administrative Pharmacy, and pharmacy practice courses and curricula. Has expert knowledge of the requirements for curriculum development, graduate profile, and accreditation standards; and worked diligently to link academia with stakeholders to ensure seamless and relevant teaching, training, and application. Inspirational teacher and expert strategist in educational pedagogy. Introduced Pharmaceutical Care in undergraduate courses in two faculties of pharmacy. Developed and coordinated Continuing Professional Development courses and acquired significant expertise in the accreditation processes of CPD programs.

  • PhD, Otago University, New Zealand, 3003
  • Graduate Certificate in Clinical Education (GradCertClinEd), University of New South Wales, Australia, 2003
  • Post Graduate Diploma (with Credit) in Pharmacy, Otago University, New Zealand, 1997
  • Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Cairo University, Egypt, 1982
  • Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Ajman University, UAE, Aug 2019-present
  • Academic Director (Postgraduate Program); School of Pharmacy; the University of Auckland; New Zealand, Sep 2017-Aug 2019
  • Associate Professor and Chair, Continuing Professional Development of Healthcare Providers (CPD-HP), Qatar University, Jun 2013-Jun 2017
  • Assistant Professor and Coordinator, Continuing Professional Pharmacy Development, College of Pharmacy, Qatar University, Qatar, Oct 2009-Jun 2013
  • Assistant Professor & Founding Chair of Clinical Pharmacy and Practice, College of Pharmacy, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar
  • Lecturer, School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences (FMHS), The University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • Teaching Assistant, School of Pharmacy, University of Otago, New Zealand, Mar 1997-May 2001
  • Professor of Pharmacy Practice; Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Ajman University, UAE, July 2021
Teaching Area
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Social and Administrative Pharmacy
  • Bioethics
  • Pharmaceutical Care
  • Burden of Medicines
  • Pharmaceutical Care
  • Social Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy Education
  • Pharmacy Education
  • Pharmacy Practice
Conference Presentation
  • Caldeira A, Papastergiou J, Kheir N, Rydant S, Antoniou S , Costa FA. Portuguese pharmacists perceived needs of education in anticoagulation. Poster. PCNE Working Conference. Bled, Slovenia,: Affiliation: iPACT
  • How effective would a single continuing educational activity be in enhancing the knowledge of community pharmacists in managing diabetes care during Ramadan? An Interventional questionnaire-based study. The 3rd GCC Pharmaceutical Congress; Dubai, UAE. Oct 31-Nov 01, 2016
  • Multi-national pharmacists needs assessment in the management of anticoagulation therapy: Results of the International Pharmacist Anticoagulation Care Taskforce (iPACT) survey. 45th European Society of Clinical Pharmacy Symposium. Oslo, Norway. October 2016.
  • Needs Analysis for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program for Community Pharmacists in Qatar. (Anchor Poster). 11th Life Long Learning in Pharmacy. Split, Croatia. July 4-7, 2016
Memberships, Awards and Honors
  • 2019: Ajman University, Honor Assembly Nominees Ad Hoc Committee member- 2018-2019
  • Manager of the Student Success Center, 2019
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the GCC Pharmacy Congress
  • Winner Best Poster ['The Impact of Long-term Medicines Use: Validation of an Arabic version of the Living with Medicines Questionnaire]; 6th Kuwait International Pharmacy Conference 2017, Kuwait
  • Observer; Pharmaceutical Care Network Europe (PCNE)
  • the International Pharmacist Anticoagulation Care Taskforce (iPACT); and Committee Chair of its Innovation committee
  • Invited member; National Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Accreditation Committee; The Accreditation Department ; Qatar Council for Health Care Practitioners (QCHP)- Supreme Counsel of Health
  • Winner of the Outstanding Education Award at the GCC Pharmaceutical Congress in in Dubai, UAE. The award was in respect to the Continuing Professional Pharmacy Development Program coordinated by Nadir Kheir