Professor Ahmed H Al-jedai, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, FCCP, FAST
Member of International Editorial Advisory Board, GaBI Journal
Director, Pharmaceutical Care Division, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Saudi Arabia
Consultant Clinical Pharmacist, Solid Organ Transplant, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Saudi Arabia
Professor, College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Saudi Arabia
Past Chairman, Saudi Scientific Board of Pharmacy
Professor Al-jedai is a graduate of King Saud University, College of Pharmacy, Saudi Arabia. He received his Doctorate Degree (PharmD) from the Saint Louis College of Pharmacy, MO, USA and completed a general pharmacy practice residency and a specialty residency in immunology and solid organ transplant pharmacotherapy at the University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN, USA. During this time, he obtained his Master of Business Administration (MBA) as well. He is board certified as Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) from the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties (BPS) in the US and a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP) and a Fellow of the American Society of Transplantation (FAST).
He works currently as the A. Deputy Minister for Therapeutic Affairs. He previously worked as the Director General of Pharmaceutical Care Division at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (KFSH&RC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He is also a Professor at Al-Faisal University, School of Medicine and Pharmacy and the past Chairman of the Scientific Board of Pharmacy in Saudi Arabia; He also works as a Consultant Clinical Pharmacist with different solid organ transplant teams at KFSH&RC.
Professor Al-jedai teaches advanced therapeutics and clinical immunology to the Master of Clinical Pharmacy and PharmD students at the College of Pharmacy, King Saud University, Riyadh, and Alqassim University, Qassim, Saudi Arabia in which he holds an adjunct faculty position.
He is a member of the advisory board of four different schools of pharmacy in Saudi Arabia and many peer-reviewed journals. He also holds several consultancy positions at the World Health Organization (WHO), Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA), Saudi Ministry of Health, and the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCFHS).
He has presented hundreds of presentations over the years locally and internationally and has published more than 30 original peer-reviewed research papers in medical and pharmaceutical journals, in addition to two textbook chapters related to transplant pharmacotherapy, pharmacy practice and clinical pharmacy.