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nour ahmad al-sawalha
Department of Clinical Pharmacy - Acting Head of Department
Department of Clinical Pharmacy - Faculty Member

  • Ph.D. of Pharmacy from University of Houston, 2013
  • Msc. of Pharmacy from Jordan University of Science and Technology, 2009
  • Bsc. of Doctor of Pharmacy ((Pharm.D) from Jordan University of Science and Technology, 2007

    Publications
  • Al-Sawalha N, Pokkunuri I, Omoluabi O, Kim H, Thanawala VJ, Hernandez A, Bond RA, Knoll BJ, "Epinephrine Activation of the B2-Adrenoceptor Is Required for IL-13-Induced Mucin Production in Human Bronchial Epithelial Cells.," PLoS One, vol. 10, no. 7, pp. 0-0, 2015
  • Almomani BA, Al-Sawalha NA, Samrah SM, Gamble JM, Al Momani MA., "Asthma insights from Jordan: cross-sectional observational study.," J Asthma, vol. NA, no. NA, pp. 1-7, 2016
  • Forkuo GS, Thanawala VJ, Al-Sawalha N, Bond RA, Walker JK. , "Reply: Adverse effects of long-acting beta-agonists on airway hyperresponsiveness.," Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol., vol. 49, no. 3, pp. 502-502, 2013
  • Thanawala VJ, Forkuo GS, Al-Sawalha N, Azzegagh Z, Nguyen LP, Eriksen JL, Tuvim MJ, Lowder TW, Dickey BF, Knoll BJ, Walker JK &  Bond RA, "?2-Adrenoceptor agonists are required for development of the asthma phenotype in a murine model.," Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. , vol. 48, no. 2, pp. 220-229, 2013
  • Aburahma SK, Khader YS, Alzoubi K, Sawalha N. , "Complementary and alternative medicine use in a pediatric neurology clinic.," Complement Ther Clin Pract, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 117-120, 2010
  • Mhaidat NM, Alali FQ, Matalqah SM, Matalka II, Jaradat SA, Al-Sawalha NA, Thorne RF. , "Inhibition of MEK sensitizes paclitaxel-induced apoptosis of human colorectal cancer cells by downregulation of GRP78," Anticancer Drugs, vol. 20, no. 7, pp. 601-606, 2009
  • Forkuo GS, Kim H, Thanawala VJ, Al-Sawalha N, Valdez D, Joshi R, Parra S, Pera T, Gonnella PA, Knoll BJ, Walker JK, Penn RB, Bond RA., "PDE4 Inhibitors Attenuate the Asthma Phenotype Produced by ?2-adrenoceptor Agonists in PNMT-KO Mice.," Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol., vol. NA, no. NA, pp. 0-0, 2016
  • Almomani BA, Al-Sawalha NA, Samrah SM, Gamble JM, Al Momani MA., "Asthma insights from Jordan: cross-sectional observational study. ," J Asthma, vol. 53, no. 4, pp. 349-355, 2016
  • Forkuo GS, Kim H, Thanawala VJ, Al-Sawalha N, Valdez D, Joshi R, Parra S, Pera T, Gonnella PA, Knoll BJ, Walker JK, Penn RB, Bond RA. , "Phosphodiesterase 4 Inhibitors Attenuate the Asthma Phenotype Produced by ?2-Adrenoceptor Agonists in Phenylethanolamine N-Methyltransferase-Knockout Mice. ," Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol, vol. 55, no. 2, pp. 234-242, 2016
  • Al-Sawalha NA, Tahaineh L, Sawalha A, Almomani BA, "Medication Use in Breastfeeding Women: A National Study. ," Breastfeed Med, vol. 11, no. , pp. 386-391, 2016
  • Al-Sawalha NA, Knoll BJ., " Statins in Asthma: A Closer Look into the Pharmacological Mechanism of Action," Pharmacology, vol. 98, no. 5-6, pp. 279-283, 2016
  • Al-Keilani MS, Almomani BA, Al-Sawalha NA, Shhabat BA., " Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose among Patients with Diabetes in Jordan: Perception, Adherence, and Influential Factors.," Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, vol. 126, no. , pp. 79-85, 2017
  • Al-Sawalha NA, Migdadi AM, Alzoubi KH, Khabour OF, Qinna NA., "Effect of waterpipe tobacco smoking on airway inflammation in murine model of asthma," Inhalation Toxicology, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 46-52, 2017
  • Al-Sawalha NA, Sawalha A, Tahaineh L, Almomani BA, Maha Al-Keilani., "Healthcare providers? attitude and knowledge regarding medication use in breastfeeding women: a Jordanian national questionnaire study," J Obstet Gynaecol, vol. 14, no. , pp. 1-5, 2017
  • Al-Keilani M, Al-Sawalha NA. , "The potential of phenylbutyrate as adjuvant chemotherapy: an overview of cellular and molecular anticancer mechanisms," Chem Res Toxicol, vol. 30, no. 10, pp. 1767-1777, 2017
  • Al-Sawalha N, Al-Bo'ul H, Alzoubi K, Khabour O, Thanawala V., "Effect of prenatal waterpipe tobacco smoke on airway inflammation in murine model of asthma of adult offspring mice. ," Inhalation Toxicology, vol. 29, no. 8, pp. 366-373, 2017
  • Long P. Nguyen, Nour A. Al-Sawalha, Sergio Parra, Indira Pokkunuri, Ozozoma Omoluabi, Adedoyin A.Okulate, Elizabeth Windham Li, Matthew Hazen, Jose M. Gonzalez-Granado, Craig J. Daly, JohnC.McGrath, Michael J. Tuvim, Brian J. Knoll ,Burton F. Dickey, and Richard A. Bond. , "?2-Adrenoceptor signaling in airway epithelial cells promotes eosinophilic inflammation, mucous metaplasia, and airway contractility," Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, vol. 114, no. 43, pp. 9163-9171, 2017
  • Al-Sawalha N, Alzoubi K, Khabour O, Alyacoub W, Almahmmod Y, Eissenberg T., "Effect of prenatal exposure to waterpipe tobacco smoke on learning and memory of adult offspring rats," Nicotine Tobacco Reseach, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 508-514, 2018
  • Khabour OF, Alzoubi KH, Al-Sawalha N, Ahmad MB, Shihadeh A, Eissenberg T., "The effect of chronic exposure to waterpipe tobacco smoke on airway inflammation in mice," Life Sciences, vol. 200, no. , pp. 110-114, 2018
  • Almomani BA, Mokhemer E, Al-Sawalha NA, Momany SM., " A novel approach of using educational pharmaceutical pictogram for improving inhaler techniques in patients with asthma," Respir Med., vol. 143, no. , pp. 103-108, 2018
  • Al-Hindi AI, Khabour OF, Alzoubi KH, Al-Sawalha NA. , "The attitude of blood donors towards the use of their samples and information in biomedical research," J Blood Med, vol. 9, no. , pp. 145-151,
  • Al-Sawalha NA, Almahmmod YM, Alzoubi KH, Khabour OF, Alyacoub WN, "Influence of prenatal waterpipe tobacco smoke exposure on reproductive hormones and oxidative stress of adult male offspring rats," Andrologia, vol. 51, no. 8, pp. 13318-0, 2019
  • Al-Sawalha NA, AlSari RR, Khabour OF, Alzoubi KH., "Influence of prenatal waterpipe tobacco smoke exposure on renal biomarkers in adult offspring rats," Inhal Toxicol, vol. 31, no. 5, pp. 171-179, 2019
  • Almomani BA, Al-Eitan LN, Al-Sawalha NA, Samrah SM, Al-Quasmi MN. , "Association of genetic variants with level of asthma control in the Arab population," J Asthma Allergy, vol. 12, no. , pp. 35-42, 2019
  • Al-Sawalha NA, Alzoubi KH, Khabour OF, Alyacoub W, Almahmood Y., "Effect of waterpipe tobacco smoke exposure during lactation on learning and memory of offspring rats: Role of oxidative stress," Life Sciences, vol. 227, no. , pp. 58-63, 2019
  • Al-Sawalha NA, Alshogran OY, Awawdeh MS, Almomani BA., " The effects of l-Carnosine on development of metabolic syndrome in rats," Life Sciences, vol. 237, no. , pp. 116905-0, 2019
  • Almomani BA, Al-Eitan LN, Al-Sawalha NA, Samrah SM, Al-Quasmi MN, "Almomani BA, Al-Eitan LN, Al-Sawalha NA, Samrah SM, Al-Quasmi MN. Association of genetic variants with level of asthma control in Arab population," Journal of Asthma and Allergy, vol. 12, no. , pp. 35-42, 2019
  • "A Prospective Non-Randomized Open-Label Comparative Study of The Effects of Matcha Tea on Overweight and Obese Individuals: A Pilot Observational Study", Plant Foods for Human Nutrition
  • "A novel approach of using educational pharmaceutical pictogram for improving inhaler techniques in patients with asthma", Respiratory Medicine
  • "Acceptance and attitudes toward COVID-19 vaccines: A cross-sectional study from Jordan", PLOS ONE
  • "Association of genetic variants with level of asthma control in the Arab population", Journal of Asthma and Allergy
  • "Asthma insights from Jordan: cross-sectional observational study", The Asthma
  • "Attitudes and Knowledge of the Harmful Effects of Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking among university students: A study from Jordan", Environmental Science and Pollution Research
  • "BREASTFEEDING MEDICINE", Breastfeeding Medicine
  • "E-cigarettes use among university students in Jordan: Perception and related knowledge", Plos One
  • "Effect of E-Cigarette aerosol exposure on airway inflammation in a murine model of asthma", Inhalation Toxicology
  • "Effect of E-cigarettes aerosol exposure during lactation in rats: Hormonal and biochemical aspects", ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY
  • "Effect of Prenatal Waterpipe Tobacco Smoke Exposure on Cardiac Biomarkers in Adult Offspring Rats", Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • "Effect of electronic cigarette aerosol exposure during gestation and lactation on learning and memory of adult male offspring rats", Physiology & Behavior
  • "Effect of prenatal exposure to waterpipe tobacco smoke on learning and memory of adult offspring rats", Nicotine & Tobacco Research
  • "Effect of prenatal waterpipe tobacco smoke on airway inflammation in murine model of asthma of adult offspring mice", Inhalation Toxicology
  • "Effect of waterpipe tobacco smoke exposure during lactation on learning and memory of offspring rats: Role of oxidative stress.", Life Sciences
  • "Effect of waterpipe tobacco smoke exposure on the development of metabolic syndrome in adult male rats", Plos One
  • "Effect of waterpipe tobacco smoking on airway inflammation in murine model of asthma", inhalation Toxicology
  • "Epinephrine Activation of the ?2-Adrenoceptor Is Required for IL-13-Induced Mucin Production in Human Bronchial Epithelial Cells.", PLoS One
  • "Evaluation of the clinical pharmacist?s role in educating women about the benefits and risks of combined oral contraceptive pills in Jordan", Journal of Pharmaceutical Health services Research
  • "Healthcare providers ? attitude and knowledge regarding medication use in breastfeeding women: a Jordanian national questionnaire study", Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • "Influence of prenatal waterpipe tobacco smoke exposure on renal biomarkers in adult offspring rats", Inhalation Toxicology
  • "Influence of prenatal waterpipe tobacco smoke exposure on reproductive hormones and oxidative stress of adult male offspring rats", Andrologia
  • "Knowledge and perceptions of synthetic cannabinoids among university students in Jordan", PLOS ONE
  • "Knowledge and views about genetics: a public-based cross-sectional study", European Journal of Human Genetics
  • "Maternal waterpipe tobacco smoke exposure during lactation induces hormonal and biochemical changes in rat dams and offspring", BASIC & CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY & TOXICOLOGY
  • "PDE4 Inhibitors Attenuate the Asthma Phenotype Produced by ?2-adrenoceptor Agonists in PNMT-KO Mice", Pde4 Inhibitors Attenuate The Asthma Phenotype Produced By 2 - Adrenoceptor Agonists In Pnmt - Ko Mice
  • "Potential of phenylbutyrate as adjuvant chemotherapy: an overview of cellular and molecular anticancer mechanisms", Chemical Research in Toxicology
  • "Self-monitoring of blood glucose among patients with diabetes in Jordan: Perception, adherence, and influential factors", Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice
  • "Significance of serum VIP and PACAP in multiple sclerosis: an exploratory case-control study.", Neurological sciences
  • "Statins in Asthma: A Closer Look into the Pharmacological Mechanism of Action", Pharmacology
  • "The CHRNA5 polymorphism (rs16969968) and its association with waterpipe smoking addiction among Jordanians", ARAB JOURNAL OF BASIC AND APPLIED SCIENCES
  • "The attitude of blood donors towards the use of their samples and information in biomedical research", Journal of Blood Medicine
  • "The difference in knowledge and concerns between healthcare professionals and patients about genetic-related issues: A questionnaire-based study", PLOS ONE
  • "The effect of beetroot juice on airway inflammation in a murine model of asthma", Journal of Food Biochemistry
  • "The effect of chronic exposure to waterpipe tobacco smoke on airway inflammation in mice", Life Sciences
  • "The effect of electronic cigarettes exposure on learning and memory functions: behavioral and molecular analysis", Inhalation Toxicology
  • "The effects of l-Carnosine on development of metabolic syndrome in rats", Life Sciences
  • "The knowledge of community pharmacists about appropriate dosing of antibiotics among paediatrics: A national study from Jordan", International Journal of Clinical Practice
  • "Time course of changes in inflammatory and oxidative biomarkers in lung tissue of mice induced by exposure to electronic cigarette aerosol", Toxicology Reports
  • "Waterpipe Tobacco Smoke Exposure during Lactation?Susceptibility of Reproductive Hormones and Oxidative Stress Parameters in Male Progeny Rats", Reproductive Sciences
  • Acting Head of Department, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Sep 2022 - Present
  • Acting Head of Department, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Sep 2021 - Sep 2022
  • Faculty Member, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Oct 2013 - Present
  • ADVANCED PHARMACOLOGY
  • CLINICAL CASES
  • CLINICAL PRACTICE 2
  • CLINICAL SEMINAR (1 ) (FOR PHD STUDENTS)
  • CLINICAL SEMINAR (2) (FOR PHD STUDENTS)
  • CLINICAL SEMINAR (FOR PHARM.D STUDENTS)
  • CLINICAL TRAINING : PHARMACEUTICAL RESEARCH (FOR PHARM.D STUDENTS)
  • CLINICAL TRAINING :HOSPITAL PHARMACY (FOR PHARM.D STUDENTS)
  • CLINICAL TRAINING: CRITICAL CARE (FOR PHARM.D STUDENTS)
  • CLINICAL TRAINING: DRUG INFORMATION (FOR PHARM.D STUDENTS)
  • COMMUNICATION SKILLS IN PHARMACY
  • COMMUNITY PHARMACY (FOR PHARM.D STUDENTS)
  • Clinical Cases 2 (for Pharm D students)
  • Clinical Cases 3 (for Pharm D) students)
  • Clinical Cases 4 (for Pharm D)students)
  • Clinical Seminar (for Pharm D students)
  • DRUG INFORMATION
  • DRUG INFORMATION RESOURCES
  • Early Practice Experience (for Pharm D students)
  • INTRODUCTION TO THERAPEUTICS (FOR PHARMD STUDENTS)
  • Introduction to Therapeutics (for Pharm D students)
  • PHARMACOLOGY (1)
  • PHARMACOLOGY 2
  • THERAPEUTICS-COMPREHENSIVE (FOR PHARM.D STUDENTS)
  • THERAPEUTICS-RESPIRATORY AND GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEMS (FOR PHARM.D STUDENTS)
  • Therapeutics- Respiratory and Gastrointestinal Systems (for Pharm D students)
    Professional Memberships
  • Jordan pharmaceutical association, , 2007
  • American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, 1, 2011
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science, , 2012
  • The Rho Chi Society, an academic honor society in Pharmacy, University of Houston, TX, USA, , 2012
  • British Pharmacology Society, , 2012
  • American Society of Integrative Pathology, , 2012