Ahmed H. Aljedai, Pharm.D., MBA, BCPS, FCCP, FAST
Assistant Deputy Minister for Medical Support Services
Ministry of Health
Prof. Aljedai is a graduate of King Saud University- College of Pharmacy, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He received his Doctorate Degree (Pharm. D.) 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 Clinical Pharmacy Consultant at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center (KFSH&RC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and as a Professor at Al-Faisal University, School of Medicine and the 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. He teaches advanced therapeutics and clinical immunology to the master of clinical pharmacy and Pharm.D. 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 4 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 (MOH), and the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCFHS).
He has presented hundreds of presentations over the years locally and internationally and published more than 30 original peer-reviewed research papers in the medical and pharmaceutical journals in addition to 2 textbooks chapters related to transplant pharmacotherapy, pharmacy practice, and clinical pharmacy.