Dr. Alla El-Awaisi
Dr Alla received her Master of Pharmacy degree from Strathclyde University in Glasgow (UK), MSc in Prescribing Science from the Robert Gordon University (UK) and PhD in Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice from the Robert Gordon University (UK). She is an experienced academic administrator possessing creativity, innovation and dedication to her field. Prior to her academic career, she practiced pharmacy in Scotland for more than 9 years. She was the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs at the College of Pharmacy (2014-2022) and is the founding the chair of the Interprofessional Education Committee since 2014 and has led successful IPE initiatives locally and internationally including leading the First Middle Eastern Conference in Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice in December 2015. In addition to developing and coordinating the Interprofessional Education for Collaborative Practice module in MSc in Health Professions Education. She is an active member of the Global Confederation for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice and leads the Interprofessional Collaborative Arab Network (IPCAN) and is a Co-facilitator of Interprofessional.
Global Global Impact. Her research expertise lies in the area of interprofessional education and collaborative practice, patient safety, medical and pharmacy education, pharmacy practice, student leadership and has published numerous articles in peer reviewed journals. She has received many awards including being the winner of the “Professional Achievement Award” in the National Study UK Alumni Awards 2019-20 in Qatar.