Office of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

On behalf of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, I would like to convey our warm greeting and welcome you all.


Since the official Launch of the college in 2012 and over the years, the department has continuously and steadily achieved the missions, visions, and objectives of the college, university, and more recently, the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, by developing its courses and introducing various programs to keep pace with academic and scientific development worldwide, to make the department and college pioneers in the region at the academia and research. The department is always eager to recruit the best faculty and researchers in the field of pharmaceutical sciences and to apply the latest regulations, highest standards, and academic excellence in the department's interest and its faculty members' commitment to achieving the objectives of the college and university.


The department involved diverse pharmaceutical specialties such as Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Pharmaceutics, and Drug Delivery. The department's role is not only limited to teaching students of the Pharm D (Doctor of Pharmacy) program in the College of Pharmacy but also students at health colleges at King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences essential courses in pharmacological-related sciences. The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences also provides two large laboratories equipped with the latest devices and instruments to design and develop various pharmaceutical forms. These laboratories are dedicated to teaching practical courses to college students, conducting various research in the field of pharmaceutical sciences, and developing various new pharmaceutical preparations.


Finally, I ask Allah to grant success and help to achieve the vision of our leaders and our beloved kingdom and to help our students at the College of Pharmacy achieve the distinction and scientific excellence they aspire to serve their religion and their country.


Dr. Osama I. Alwassil, MSc, PhD

Chairperson, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

College of Pharmacy, KSAU-HS, Riyadh

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