Renewal of Appointment of Dr. Abdulkareem Al Bekairy as Dean


We are pleased to announce the renewal of appointment of Dr. Abdulkareem Mohammed Albekairy as Dean, College of Pharmacy, Riyadh (COP-R), King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences (KSAU-HS), reporting directly to the Vice President, Educational Affairs, KSAU-HS, effective immediately for a two-year term.  In this capacity, Dr. Albekairy will remain responsible for the academic and administrative management and development of this College.  This appointment will be in addition to his clinical and administrative responsibilities and duties at King Abdulaziz Medical City-Riyadh (KAMC-R).


Dr. Albekairy is a graduate (1985-1991) and postgraduate (1993-1996) of King Saud University, obtaining his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy in 1991 and Master of Science in Clinical Pharmacy in 1996.  He pursued his postgraduate education at Purdue University, Indiana, USA (1998-2000) and obtained his Doctor of Pharmacy in 2000.  He completed his Clinical Pharmacy Fellowship in Pharmacogenomic Transplant and Immunology (2000-2002) at University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.  He joined KAMC-R as a Pharmacist (1991-1993) and since that time has heldadministrative and clinical appointment as Clinical Pharmacist (1996-1998), Clinical Pharmacist Consultant (2003-present) and Assistant Director, Clinical Pharmacy (2008-2016).  He has served as chairman and member to several local and international committees.


Dr. Albekairy was credentialed as an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, COP-R in October 2010; and was promoted to Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, COP-R in February 2015.  Dr. Albekairy was appointed as Associate Dean, Academic & Student Affairs, COP-R, KSAU-HS in May 2011 to May 2015 and as Dean, COP-R, KSAU-HS in May 2015.


This renewal of appointment was recommended by Prof. Youssef Al Eissa, Vice-President, Educational Affairs, KSAU-HS and approved by His Excellency, Dr. Bandar Al Knawy, President, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences.


Please join us in congratulating Dr. Abdulkareem Mohammed Albekairy on a job well done and extend to him your full support and cooperation on the renewal of his appointment.

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