UT Tyler

Clinical Sciences - Pharmacy

Osama Shoair, B.Pharm., Ph.D.

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Department: Clinical Sciences - Pharmacy
Building: WTB 243
Email: oshoair@uttyler.edu
Phone: 903.565.6523

Degrees

  • PhD, Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2013
    School of Pharmacy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
  • Certificate, Aging Studies, 2013
    School of Allied Health Professions, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
  • BS, Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2006
    College of Pharmacy, Misr International University, Cairo, Egypt

Postdoctoral Training

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    Oct 2014 – Jan 2016
    Program for Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy Studies, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    Jul 2013 – May 2014
    Pharmacotherapy Outcomes Research Center, College of Pharmacy, The University of Utah

Biography

Dr. Osama Shoair is a clinical assistant professor at the Ben and Maytee Fisch College of Pharmacy at The University of Texas at Tyler. He received his Bachelor of Pharmacy from Misr International University in Cairo, Egypt, and his Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. Dr. Shoair has completed two postdoctoral research fellowships in health outcomes and Pharmacoeconomics at both the University of Utah and University of California, San Francisco.

Dr. Shoair is teaching topics in the areas of applied biostatistics, drug literature evaluation, pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacoeconomics and geriatric pharmacotherapy, using team-based learning (TBL). His research and scholarship interests are in the areas of medication-related problems, inappropriately prescribed medications, and transitions of care in older adults. He is particularly interested in the impact of deprescribing unnecessary and inappropriate medications on patients’ cognitive and functional outcomes, and overall improvement in quality of life.

Dr. Shoair serves as a peer reviewer for several high-impact journals in the fields of pharmacy education, pharmacotherapy, geriatrics/gerontology, and pharmacoepidemiology. He is also an active member in several professional associations and societies including the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, American College of Clinical Pharmacy, American Geriatrics Society, American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, and the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, and he is a lifetime member of the Honor Society of Phi Kapa Phi.

Complete Curriculum Vitae

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