About the Faculty

 

The faculty was first established as the Department of Biological Sciences in 1995. Then it evolved to the faculty of Allied Medical Sciences in 1997. This Faculty gained general and special accreditation and it contains at the moment only the Department of Medical Technology. The faculty encompasses 200 students from Arabic and non-Arabic countries including, Palestine, Syria, Iraq, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain Egypt, and Eritrea. These students are being taught by 12 highly qualified teaching staff. These staff members are graduated from highly reputable universities and specialize in various biological, medical, and chemical fields. Furthermore, the faculty is privileged by 6 latest-technology-equipped laboratories that are supervised by 6 specialists in chemical and medical analysis fields.

The faculty students are trained in Jordanian governmental and private accredited hospitals. This will prepare them to proceed in their medical career with professionalism and self-confidence. Furthermore, the faculty has organized three scientific conferences attended by academics from different Jordanian and Arabic universities, hospital specialists, and health and medical professionals.

The faculty had organized several open scientific days and scientific exhibitions. At the same time, many specialized seminars and lectures were held by the faculty. These lectures and seminars were structured to focus on the most recent approaches in Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics. Meanwhile, the Faculty members have participated in several local and international conferences, training courses, and many professional workshops. They also published many specialized, scientific articles and papers in local and international Journals.

Forty to sixty students are expected to be graduated each year from the faculty.

The Faculty is intending to establish departments related to the following fields: Environmental management and pollution, nutrition and food manufacturing, biotechnology and genetic engineering, physical therapy, and the graduate program in medical technology.