Rabaa M. Al-Rousan

Rabaa M. Al-Rousan

Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Texas A&M Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy
1010 W. Ave. B
Kingsville, Texas   78363

Phone: 361.221.0741
Fax: 361.221.0793

Education and Training

Marshall University, School of Medicine
PhD, Biomedical Sciences, Pharmacology, 2010

University of Iowa, College of Medicine
Master of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, 2007

Jordan University of Science & Technology, School of Pharmacy
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, 2004

Teaching Interests

  • Basic and clinical pharmacology
  • Application in safe, effective, and rational use of medications
  • Toxicology
  • Pathophysiology

Research Interests

  • Translational research
  • Pharmacy education
  • Practice scholarship

Selected Publications

  • Al-Rousan, R.M., Manzoor, K., Paturi, S., Arvapalli, R.K., Laurino, J.P., Dornon, L., Ernes,t M., Walker, E.M., & Blough, E.R. Long term efficacy of deferasirox in preventing cardiovascular complications in the iron overloaded gerbil. Journal of Cardiovasc Pharmacolology and Therapeutics, 2012.
  • Wang, Y., Wu, M., Al-Rousan, R.M., Liu, H., Fannin, J., Paturi, S., Arvapalli, R.K., Katta, A., Kakarla, S.K., Rice, K.M., Triest, W.E., & Blough, E.R. Iron-induced cardiac damage: role of apoptosis and deferasirox intervention. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 2011;336(1).
  • Al-Rousan, R.M., Rice, K.M., Katta, A., Laurino, J., Walker, E.M., Wu, M., Triest, W.E., & Blough, E.R. Deferasirox Protects Against Iron-Induced Hepatic Injury In Mongolian Gerbil. Translational Research, 2011, 157(2).
  • Alkhateeb, F.M., Clauson, K.A., Latif, D.A., & Al-Rousan, R.M. The Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Examination (FPGEE): Global Education Implications. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2010;74(5).
  • Al-Rousan, R.M., Satyanarayana, P., Laurino, J.P., Kakarla, S.K., Gutta, A.K., Walker, E.M., & Blough, E.R. Deferasirox Removes Cardiac Iron and Attenuates Oxidative Stress in the Iron-Overloaded Gerbil. American Journal of Hematology 2009, 84(9):565-70.
  • Alkhateeb, F.M., Unni, E., Latif, D.A., Shawaqfeh, M.S., & Al-Rousan, R.M. Physicians Attitudes towards Collaborative Agreement with Pharmacists and their Expectations of Pharmacists Responsibilities in West Virginia. JAPhA. 2009, 49(6):48-51

National Service and Recognition

  • NABP Item Writer for the Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Examination (FPGEE) & Pharmacy Curriculum Outcomes Assessment (PCOA), 2013
  • Teacher of the year award, University of Charleston, Charleston, West Virginia, 2012
  • Best Academic Performance Award, Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia, 2008