Dr. Ohoud Aljuhani is a faculty member for Pharmacy Practice specialized in critical care pharmacotherapy and she is a Consultant Critical Care Pharmacist. Currently, she served as the chair for critical acre and emergency medicine pharmacists’ network group and a director for critical care pharmacy residency program. Also, she has more than ten years of experience as clinical preceptor for pharmacy trainees (Interns and residents) in critical care units including medical and surgical ICUs. Dr. Aljuhani is an active member of the sepsis clinical pathway, she is the lead person in several critical care-related projects and research. She focuses on critical care medicine, including post ICU survivors' outcomes, COVID-19, ICU protocols developments and implementation, trauma and life support, pain, sedation, and ICU delirium management.
Dr. Aljuhani completed an ASHP accredited general pharmacy residency followed by an ASHP accredited specialized pharmacy residency in Critical Care Pharmacy from the University of Arizona Medical center (Level one trauma center), Tucson, AZ, USA. Then, she received a two years of post-doctorate fellowship specialized in Critical Care clinical research from the college of pharmacy at the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA. She was among the first group of pharmacists in the world who passed the board certification in critical care pharmacy (BCCCP) exam in its first version in 2014.
Dr. Aljuhani is a peer reviewer for several national and international journals and critical care self-assessment program by the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP). She has published several critical care-related papers and book chapters. She was one of the main writers for the Critical Care Pharmacotherapy textbook's foreword published by ACCP in its first edition. She received the ACCP 2015 Annual meeting resident/fellow award for one of her projects. She also spoken in several national and international meetings and webinars on critical care topics, mentoring and clinical research related topics.
Her areas of research interest include critical care related topics such as; trauma and life support, acute pain, sedation, ICU delirium, analgesia, fluids management, patients related health outcomes, COVID-19 and post ICU survivors' quality of life.
Her primary role in academia involves teaching, research and training in critical care and emergency medicine topics, life-threatening infections, pharmacy practice related topics such as professionalism, communications, and teaching skills. Also, providing academic advising and career counseling, mentoring for undergraduate and postgraduate students, pharmacy residents and junior pharmacist. Dr.Aljuhani is known for her mentoring skills for students, trainee and junior researcher, specifically in translating research ideas to reality. Her main focus is to mentor them through out their research journey.