Prof. Sumia Sir Elkhatim




 Prof. Sumia Sir Elkhatim






If you are in the field of pharmacy practice or pharmaceutical sciences, you may have heard of Prof. Sumia S Mohammed. She is an extraordinary scientist, creative and prolific writer of scientific articles and an outstanding mentor who believes in excellence with caring.

Prof. Sumia is Dean of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at the University of Science and Technology of Fujairah, where she joined the faculty as an Associate Professor in 2009 and has been a Professor there since 2014. Before Joining USTF she was the Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy University of Khartoum.

Prof. Sumia completed her Ph.D. at the University of Florida and attained her preceding degrees at the University of Khartoum. Her research interests are in biopharmaceutics, basic and clinical Pharmacokinetics. Ultimately, her ambitions are in the strengthening of clinical pharmacy.

Throughout her career Prof. Sumia has published over 25 research papers, more than 35 conference abstracts, supervised 23 undergraduate and 36 postgraduate research projects and counting. She has served as a member of multiple organizations including the PHAW and ARSCO regionally and the AAPS, RSTMH and ESCP internationally.

Outside of pharmacy, Prof. Sumia is interested in community service and the support of education for the underprivileged. She enjoys raising awareness on existing educational disparities and works as a Consultant for the Donate to Educate foundation to identify and narrow these educational inequality gaps.

Prof. Sumia has a wonderful family made up of her husband and their four children and one grandson. She was awarded the Ideal Mother Award in 2012 by Ajman University and is considered the Ideal Mother everyday by her loving children.



Ph.D., Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Florida, USA, 1986 - 1991

M. Pharm., Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Khartoum, Sudan, 1984 - 1986

B. Pharm., Pharmacy, University of Khartoum, Sudan, 1977 – 1982


   Dean, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

   Department of Pharmaceutics

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