Dr. Omar Attarabeen received his Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from Jordan University of Science & Technology. During this time, he was on the Dean’s Honor List until graduation. He then completed his Master’s Degree as well as his PhD degree in Health Outcomes Research from West Virginia University School of Pharmacy.
While completing his PhD degree, Dr. Attarabeen practiced pharmacy in West Virginia for several years. He then joined Marshall University School of Pharmacy in 2016 as an Assistant Professor. He teaches/co-teaches in several courses in the PharmD curriculum, including Pharmacy Management 1 (Leadership), Pharmacy Management 2 (Finance), Pharmacy Practice 2, Curbing Medication Abuse, Drug Information/Communication, and Integrated Lab I. Additionally, because Dr. Attarabeen is licensed as a vaccinating pharmacist in West Virginia, he often supervises students in vaccination clinics in Huntington and surrounding areas. In addition to his teaching and research responsibilities as an Assistant Professor, Dr. Attarabeen is also the Director of Assessment & Accreditation.
Dr. Attarabeen has published a number of articles and made several presentations in local and national conferences. His research interests lie in the areas of programmatic assessment, assessment of student learning, pharmacy education, health behavior, minorities’ utilization of health care services, pharmaceutical marketing, disease prevention, and health promotion. In addition to serving as a reviewer for a number of journals, Dr. Attarabeen serves as an abstract reviewer for the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy education conferences.