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2013-05

Pharmacy Manager

Weller Pharmacy
Pharmacy Manager at Provide leadership and guidance to all pharmacy staff to ensure excellent customer service.
2006-08

Healthcare Management Consultant

Weller Pharmacy
Healthcare Management Consultant Utilize my expertise in helping clients solve problems and maximize efficiency by: Effectively communicating in order to identify operational problems and inefficiencies Performing preliminary research and examine existing data related to the problem Analyzing employment numbers, revenue and interview personnel Using collected information to find ways of saving money or improving operational efficiency Sharing outcome which identifies inefficiencies & provides suggestions for improvement Assisting with implementing proposed changes if needed
2016-06

Assessor

Ontario College of Pharmacists QCAN International Inc
Assessor at Supervise candidates to help the College determine if that candidate has met the practical registration requirement. Directly observe the candidates over a specified period of time. Once this period is over, they use the validated Ontario Pharmacy Patient Care Assessment Tool(OPPCAT) to rate the candidate's ability to demonstrate the entry-to-practice competencies outlined in the PACE Assessment Criteria and then submit their completed assessment to the College.
2012-11

Preceptor

Ontario College of Pharmacists QCAN International Inc
Preceptor at
2006-04

Founder, President and CEO

QCAN International Inc
Founder, President and CEO at.(Healthcare Business Consultancy) Present Founded and managed QCAN as consultancy specialized in healthcare related businesses that aims to bring new medical technologies from developed to developing countries using extensive, well developed network of contacts around the world particularly Middle East Formulated the vision, mission and values of the organization known as the“ Q Philosophy” Established QCAN General Trading as a direct distributor in Kuwait to overlook the mother company's business in the Middle East region Page 2 Was responsible for day-to-day operations, managed all aspects of the business including administration, regulatory, sales and marketing activities Supplied a variety of healthcare products to major accounts in Kuwait including Ministry of other private hospitals Was able to partner with Kuwaiti investors(the owners of KAPICO Group, one of the largest holdingcompanies in the Gulf region) whom injected almost $500K as cash in the company Created strategic marketing plan to introduce a range of natural fruit extract containing products (SKYFRUIT) to the Kuwaiti and Middle Eastern markets, including all the marketing communication materials as well as hiring and training activities Exited from the Kuwaiti subsidiary to refocus on the international operations Introduced QCAN's own line of cosmetics and natural products in 2012 Invented Amazilia, a calorie-free natural sweetener, to the Canadian Healthcare market. With its internationally patented formula, Amazilia will bridge a gap for many health conscious customers seeking natural yet tasty alternative to sugar
2012-092013-09

Clinical Pharmacist

QCAN International Inc QCAN International Inc
Clinical Pharmacist at Providence Care (1 year 1 month) Provided consultative and professional pharmaceutical services and assists in co-coordinating the activities of Pharmacy department at the Mental Health Services site Participated in, and was responsible for the safe distribution of medications Provided clinical pharmacy services such as comprehensive drug information used in the care of Mental Health Services clients, including promotion of appropriate pharmacotherapy Provided pharmaceutical care to clients across the continuum of care through working with the clinical, nursing and allied healthcare services staff
2011-082012-07

Pharmacy Manager

QCAN International Inc QCAN International Inc
Pharmacy Manager (1 year) Maintained financial growth of 10% of the same period last year in light of generic reductions with 20% increase in prescription count Ensured the pharmacy was run as per the standards of OCP for the safety and benefit of customers and the public Actively promoted the pharmacy within the community focusing on health and wellness. Recruited, trained, motivated and evaluated all Pharmacy staff to ensure proper staffing and efficient pharmacy operations Provided professional advice and applicable dialogue with patients on prescription, healthy living products, services and over-the-counter(OTC) products in order to provide excellent customer service and encourage customer loyalty
2010-062010-10

Research Associate

Medtronic QCAN International Inc
Research Associate at (5 months) Page 3 Worked for the Director of Health Economics and HTA in research projects related to Medtronic products and its disease areas including creating an internal document to introduce the concept of Health Technology Assessment(HTA) to relevant employees as well as updating pharmacoeconomic data in fields of diabetes and vascular disease
2005-062006-06

Medical Department Manager

QCAN International Inc
Medical Department Manager (1 year 1 month) Formulated strategic directions to achieve planned goals for products within specific medical areas(Ortho, Radiology, Podiatry and Infection Control) across the designated geographical territories Developed and implemented marketing plans(price, promotion, product launch, sales tools, etc.) that were successful in achieving revenue and profit goals
2003-052005-05

District Manager

Pfizer
District Manager at (2 years 1 month) Directed all facets of territory throughout the State of Kuwait including 14 governmental and 6 private hospitals as well as several governmental and private polyclinics(a total of more than 100 centres) Oversaw and directly managed major accounts worth $1.8M Achieved consistently the budget the whole territory(last goals where $6M for 2004) Led, trained, and coached a team of 3 medical representatives particularly their sales effectiveness and customer service Organized and lectured in several educational activities for physicians, residents, nurses, and pharmacists regarding related disease areas and treatment approaches including the products actively promoted Won MOH Statins tender 3 successive years: the latest was 12 million tablets of Lipitor, representing 90% of the tender value Developed and implemented strategic business plans to utilize extensive network of contacts, wealth of available medical literature and other resources, to drive outpatient demand in governmental hospitals. The outcome was increased consumption from 1 million tablets in 2001 to 10 million tablets in 2004 which led to displace competitor products
1999-012003-05

Medical Representative

Pfizer
Medical Representative at (4 years 5 months) Marketed and sold various products to physician's offices and hospital accounts; established key relationships, created critical product positioning, and provided quality customer service. Developed and executed business plans, targeted programs, and marketing strategies in order to drive sales with managed care and pharmacy supply organizations. Performed routine expansion of formulary positioned products Successfully launched Lipitor within the Dyslipidemia market despite strong competitors presence Achieved 100% Formulary for Lipitor in major accounts within first 12 months of its launch Consistently exceeded sales goals; received numerous awards due to outstanding achievements including ‘ Cardiovascular Star' 2001, and‘ Kuwait Best Achiever' 2002 Promoted to a senior level as a result of outstanding performance Page 4

Teaching Assistant

Kuwait University
Teaching assistant(Part time), Pharmacy Practice, at 1999 2001(3 years) Teaching assistant and member of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Kuwait University professional development committee, designed to assist the Faculty in planning its programs for carefully structured professional development of pharmacists

Education

20102011

Post Graduate Certificate

University of Toronto
20052006

M.B.A

University of Toronto
20062006

M.B.A

University of Toronto
19881993

BACHELORS

Cairo University