Amina Anwar Unis
Associate Professor of Pharmacology
 
 
 
 
Educational Qualification  

    Doctor degree in basic medical sciences Pharmacology, 2009
    Title: Effect of drugs on induced diabetic retinopathy in rats
    Co supervision between Georgia University ,USA  
    and Department of Pharmacology-Faculty of Medicine University of Alexandria,Egypt

    Master degree in basic medical sciences Pharmacology, 2004
     Title: Effect of Drugs on induced renal ischemia reperfusion in rats
     Department of Pharmacology- Faculty of Medicine- University of Alexandria-Egypt

    Diploma in Public Health majoring Epidemiology, 2000
    High Institute of Public Health- University of Alexandria
    Egypt

    M.B.CH.B with general degree Excellent with Honor, 1993
                Faculty of Medicine- University of Alexandria

                Egypt
 
 
 
Professional Career :  

    2015-now Associate Professor of Pharmacology
    Pharmacology Department-Faculty of Medicine
    RAK medical and health science university-UAE

    2009-now Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
    Clinical Pharmacology Department-Faculty of Medicine
    University of Alexandria - Egypt

    2010-2015 Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
    Pharmacology Department-Faculty of Medicine
    University of Tabuk -Saudi Arabia

     2004-2009- Lecturer of Pharmacology
    Pharmacology Department-Faculty of Medicine
    University of Alexandria – Egypt

    1998-2004-Demonstrator of Pharmacology
    Pharmacology Department-Faculty of Medicine
    University of Alexandria – Egypt

    1997-1998-Demonstrator of Epidemiology
    Epidemiology Department

    High Institute of Public Health- University of Alexandria-Egypt
 
 
 
Achievements/ Interests/Publications/Awards  

Teaching

(a) Summary of Courses Taught

Pharmacology for undergraduate medical students:

  • Pharmacology in IBLS module
  • Pharmacology in CVS module
  • Pharmacology in Respiratory module
  • Pharmacology in Renal module
  • Pharmacology in Endocrine module
  • Pharmacology in GIT module
  • Pharmacology in Reproductive module
  • Pharmacology in CNS module
  • Pharmacology in AHM module
  • Pharmacology in Musculoskeletal module
  • Pharmacology in Patient safety module

Pharmacology for nursing master degree

  • Respiratory pharmacology
  • Endocrine pharmacology
  • CNS pharmacology
  • General pharmacology

Pharmacology for undergraduate dental students

  • Blood pharmacology
  • General pharmacology

(b) Research Students Supervised/Trained
Level Number of Trainees

  • PhD Students: 1
  • Undergraduate Students:4

 

List of Publications

a) International Refereed Journals

Amina Unis. Protective Effect of Acai Berry Extract on Glycerol Induced Acute Renal Failure in Rats .Renal failure   37(2):310-7, 2015.

Amina Unis, Manal Hamza,Eman Abdelzaher. Comparison of the effects of sitagliptin and estrogen on ovariectomy induced osteoporosis in rats. Inter. J. Pharmacol.Res.5(1):10-18,2015.

Amgad A. Ezat, Amina Unis, Abd Elaziz Elthbiani, Eslam S. Mostafa, Mohammad T. Abdullah, Mohamed M. I. Helal. Isolation of resistant Gram–negative bacterial strains from Neonatal Intensive Care Units in Tabuk city and its sensitivity to some medicinal plant extracts. Indian journal of applied research 5(5):563-566, 2015.

 

Amina Unis, Amany Abdelbary, Manal Hamza.Comparative effect of Escitalopram and Atorvastatin on Diet Induced Atherosclerosis in Rats. Can. J. Physiol. Pharmacol. 92: 226–233,2014.

Amina Unis , Eman Abdelzaher. Sitagliptin impairs healing of experimentally induced gastric ulcers Through inhibition of iNOS and COX2.  American Journal of Pharmacology and Toxicology 8 (3): 114-126, 2013.

b) Conference Papers

 Amina Unis, Reham El Khubrani, Ameera El Howatee. Comparative study of the effect of new Web Technologies on medical education process between Undergraduate Medical Students in preclinical and clinical years  in the University of Tabuk. The Ninth International Scientific Conference  for Medical Students in the GCC Countries 26 - 30 December 2014 .UAE

Amina Unis, Reham El Khubrani, Ameera El Howatee. Usage Rate of Emerging Web Technologies by Undergraduate Medical Students in the University of Tabuk. The Saudi International Medical Education Conference. Quassim,24-27 November 2014.Saudi Arabia

Amina Unis, Reham El Khubrani, Ameera El Howatee. Impact of Emerging Web Technologies on Undergraduate Medical Education Process in the University of Tabuk. Proceedings of the international conference "new perspectives in science education" 3th edition.florence, 20-21 March 2014, Italy

Amina Unis.Protective Effect of Acai Berry Extract on Glycerol Induced Acute Renal Failure in Rats .6th International Conference on Drug Discovery and Therapy (FEB 10 TO 12, 2014, DUBAI, UAE.
Amina Unis,Manal Hamza. Sitagliptin attenuates ovariectomy induced  osteoporosis  in rats.  First Clinical Congress and Gulf Chapter of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Annual Meeting .3-5/10/ 2013 Abu Dhabi, UAE

Amina Unis, Amany Abdelbary, Manal Hamza. Comparative effect of Escitalopram and Atorvastatin on induced Atherosclerosis in rats International Cardiology symposium,15-19/5/2013- Dubai –UAE
Amina Unis ,Eman Abdelzaher Sitagliptin impairs healing of experimentally induced gastric ulcers through inhibition of iNOS and COX2.Association of British Clinical Diabetologists-Spring meeting,16-18/4/2013.Solihull-United Kingdom

c) Published books      
                                 Diabetic retinopathy
Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (December 12, 2012)
ISBN-10: 3846593419
ISBN-13: 978-3846593417

RESEARCH

(a) Research Interests

  • Experimental pharmacology
  • E-learning
  • Medical education

 (b) Publications/Citations Data

  • Articles in International Refereed Journals:3
  • Conference Papers:7
  • Books:1

(c) Participation in Regional & International Conferences
34th annual congress of the Egyptian society of nephrology and transplantation. Cairo, Egypt,23-26 February 2016.
New perspectives in science education. 3th edition. Florence,Italy 20-21 March 2014.
6th International Conference on Drug Discovery and Therapy. Dubai ,UAE 10- 12 February 2014.
Spring meeting of association of British Clinical Diabetologists- Solihull-united Kingdom. 16-18 April, 2013.
International cardiology symposium-Dubai-UAE .10-12 February, 2014.
Recent advances in most common obstetrics complication- general director ate of health affairs-King Khaled hospital-Tabuk-Saudi Arabia, 2013.
First Clinical Congress and Gulf Chapter of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 18-19 May 2013

SERVICE

a)Service as Reviewer
Current psychopharmacology journal ISSN: 2211-5579 (Online) ,ISSN: 2211-5560 (Print),11-2015
Pharmacy and Pharmacology ISSN 2328-2150,11-2015
Renal failure, ISSN 0886022X (print), ISSN 1525-6049 (electronic), 10-2015
Planta medica, ISSN 0032-0943, 12-2014
Renal failure, ISSN 0886022X (print), ISSN 1525-6049 (electronic), 12-2014
Web pub Journal of scientific research, ISSN 2311-9764, 2-2014

 b) University Service
Member of Information technology committee, Faculty of medicine- University of Alexandria
from 2004 till 2009.
Member of StudentsTalents Committee -University of Tabuk from From 2010-2011.
Member of the referee committee of Tabuk student scientific research, University of Tabuk
2013. 
c) Student activities
Organization of world diabetes day in collaboration with WHO diabetes day, 2013
Organization of world asthma day in collaboration with WHO bronchial asthma day, 2011
Organization of world asthma day in collaboration with WHO bronchial asthma day, 2010           
           
Academic Honors and Awards
Overall teaching and supervising student activities-University of Tabuk- Saudi Arabia-2015
Supervising student activity in world Diabetes Day-University of Tabuk- Saudi Arabia-2014
Perfect judging for student research -University of Tabuk- Saudi Arabia-2012
Overall teaching and supervising student activities-University of Tabuk- Saudi Arabia-2010

 Membership of Professional Bodies
Center for Educational Development and Research ,RAKMHSU,UAE
Egyptian society of experimental Pharmacology
Egyptian society of hypertension
 Language Proficiency
Arabic (Native)
English spoken and written IELTS (2011), TOEFL (2007)

 French; written and spoken: High school graduated from Sainte Jeanne Antide French institute-Alexandria-Egypt
 
 
 
Conferences/Workshops  

professional development (workshops attended)

Developing an effective strategy for addressing challenging situations with students, 12-4-2016 , Center for Educational Development and Research RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, UAE
How to make an effective power point presentation, 25-1-2016,Center for Educational Development and Research RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, UAE

Faculty orientation program ,23/11/2015, Center for Educational Development and Research RAK Medical & Health Sciences University,UAE

Training course on quality standards in learning, 25-26/7/2015, Faculty and Leadership Development Center, University of Alexandria -Egypt

Workshop entitled MCQs that are fit for purpose, 2013 Faculty of Medicine-University of Tabuk-Saudi Arabia

Workshop on ABC medication safety-4th annual pharmaceutical care symposium,2012 ,King khaled hospital-Tabuk

  Writing SMART learning objectives workshop,2012 Faculty of medicine-University of Tabuk

Teaching small groups ,giving effective performance feedbackc, assessment inthe clinical setting and facilitating problem base learning,2012 ,MONASH university-Australia USA in collaboration with University of Tabuk-Saudi  Arabia

Planning and implementation of self study for programme accreditation,2011 British council and University of Tabuk-Saudi Arabia

Meaningful E-Learning,2011 McWeadon Education ,USA in collaboration with University of Tabuk -Saudi  Arabia

Practical guide for clinical educators: planning teaching sessions, interactive  lecturing, teaching small groups, dealing with poorly performing learner ,2010,MONASH university-Australia in collaboration with University of Tabuk -Saudi Arabia

Training course onexams and student evaluation system ,2009 Faculty and Leadership Development Center, University of Alexandria-Egypt

 Interactive presentation workshop,2009 Faculty of Medicine, University of Alexandria -Egypt

Methods of scientific research, Effective teaching skills ,Communication skills, thinking skills
2009,Faculty and Leadership Development Center, University of Alexandria -Egypt

Medical Librarianship for physicians,2005 WHO+ Faculty of Medicine, University of Alexandria -Egypt

Genetic engineering,2005 Biotechnology training center, University of Alexandria –Egypt

Participation in Regional & International Conferences
34th annual congress of the Egyptian society of nephrology and transplantation. Cairo, Egypt,23-26 February 2016.
New perspectives in science education. 3th edition. Florence,Italy 20-21 March 2014.
6th International Conference on Drug Discovery and Therapy. Dubai ,UAE 10- 12 February 2014.
Spring meeting of association of British Clinical Diabetologists- Solihull-united Kingdom. 16-18 April, 2013.
International cardiology symposium-Dubai-UAE .10-12 February, 2014.
Recent advances in most common obstetrics complication- general director ate of health affairs-King Khaled hospital-Tabuk-Saudi Arabia, 2013.
First Clinical Congress and Gulf Chapter of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 18-19 May 2013
Basic diagnostic immunology,2005, Medical technology center,University of Alexandria -Egypt
General French medical skills, 2005, French cultural center+ Faculty of Medicine, University of Alexandria -Egypt