Rasha Moustafa Youssef
Associate Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy
Alexandria University , Egypt
Dr. Rasha Moustafa Youssef is an Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Analytical Chemistry and Quality Control at the Faculty of Pharmacy, Alexandria University, Egypt. She received her BSc in Pharmaceutical science in 1996, and PhD in Pharmaceutical Analysis in 2006 from Alexandria University. She is currently teaching general and physical chemistry, analytical chemistry, instrumental analysis and pharmaceutical quality control to pharmacy students in Alexandria University. She has published more than 25 research papers in peer reviewed scientific journals and about 8 abstracts in international conferences. She supervised 5 Master students and one PhD student in the field of pharmaceutical analysis using various instrumental techniques. She served as a reviewer for highly ranked international journals specialized in analytical chemistry and its applications (e.g. Talanta, Spectrochimica Acta, Pharmaceutica Analytica Acta, Spectroscopy-Biomedical Application, African Journal of pharmacy and pharmacology and Chem Ind. Chem. Eng. Q.). She was awarded for Research Encouragement in the Field of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, offered by the University of Alexandria in 2009. She is Editorial board member of International Journal of Environmental Research and Development (IJERD), WORLD JOURNAL PHARMACY AND PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE (WJPPS), Associate editor of World Research Journal of analytical Chemistry and Program Technical committee member of 3rd Scienceone Conference of Drug Discovery and Development (3rd SCDDD).
Her reserach interests includes:
Quality control of pharmaceutical products and validation of analytical methods.
Set up of validated analytical methods for the analysis of drugs in bulk, dosage forms and biological fluids.
Among the analytical techniques of interest are different spectroscopic techniques, voltammetry and chromatography such as HPLC and HPTLC.
Development of stability indicating assay and impurity testing for drug substance and products.