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Bassam Atallah, Pharm.D., MS, BCPS 
Dr Atallah is the Heart and Vascular Institute pharmacotherapy specialist at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic he was on faculty as Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences (KSAU-HS) in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Dr. Atallah received his PharmD from Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy in Virginia and completed an ASHP accredited post graduate residency at Winchester Medical Center in Virginia. Dr. Atallah is board certified in pharmacotherapy with added qualifications in Cardiology. He also holds an advanced antithrombotic management certificate from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. He is a member of the American College of Cardiology, the American College of Clinical Pharmacy and serves on the Cardiology Practice and Research Network (PRN) Research and Scholarship committee, Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA) fellow and Middle East Ambassador, and American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. He also serves on the Health Authority Abu Dhabi (HAAD) subject matter experts (SME) pharmacology committee. He has several publications and presentations at national and international conferences.

In his current role at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Dr Atallah established the first per protocol physician-pharmacotherapy specialist heart failure collaborative practice agreement clinic in the Middle-East Gulf region.
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Craig Beavers, Pharm.D., AACC, FAHA, BCCP, BCPS-AQ Cardiology, CACP
Craig Beavers, Pharm.D., graduated in 2009 from the University of Kentucky (UK) College of Pharmacy and completed a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency and a PGY2 cardiology pharmacy residency at UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. Beavers is the cardiovascular clinical pharmacy coordinator at UK Healthcare and assistant adjunct professor with the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy. He has worked as adjunct faculty for Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy, University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy, and served as the director of cardiovascular services for the Hospital Corporation of America. He served as the postgraduate year two cardiology pharmacy residency program at TriStar Centennial Medical Center. Beavers currently serves as the chair of the American College of Cardiology Cardiovascular Team Council and was past chair of the American College of Cardiology Clinical Pharmacist Workgroup. He also served as members of the ACC Surviving Acute Myocardial Infarction Steering Committee. He is the first pharmacist to be a Cardiovascular Professional for the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions and serves on its quality committee. He has served as the chair ACCP Cardiology PRN Chair and chair of the ACCP Cardiology PRN Student and Resident Committee. He has published numerous papers, abstracts, and textbook chapters with a focus on cardiovascular pharmacotherapy. He is a board certified cardiology pharmacist, board certified in pharmacotherapy with added qualifications in cardiology and is a certified anticoagulation care provider. He is a fellow of the American Heart Association and an associate of the American College of Cardiology.
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Janise Phillips, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP, BCIDP
Dr. Janise Phillips has worked as a Critical Care Pharmacotherapy Specialist with Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi since 2014. Her primary practice area is in the cardiovascular surgery ICU.

She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2010 from Florida A&M University in the United States. She subsequently completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at WellStar Kennestone Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia and a PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency at Palmetto Health Richland Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina.

Janise obtained a pharmacy teaching certificate with Mercer University College of Pharmacy in 2013. She also completed the Academician Preparation Program with South Carolina College of Pharmacy in 2014. She served as an Adjunct Clinical Instructor with both colleges of pharmacy, where she lectured, facilitated labs, and precepted students on rotations.

Janise is also Board Certified in Pharmacotherapy, Critical Care, and Infectious Diseases. Her goal is to improve outcomes in critically ill patients by optimizing medication regimens, preventing medication errors, and conducting research. She was presented with the 2018 Saftey Champion Award and 2018 Best Preceptor Award for Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. Janise has published research related to the use of hemostatic agents and anticoagulation in trauma patients. Janise has collaborated with the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program on several initiatives including extended-infusion beta-lactams, antimicrobial dosing in CRRT, and an ICU procalcitonin algorithm. Her interests include infectious diseases, cardiac surgery, neurosurgery, and trauma.
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Ziad Sadik, Pharm.D., BCPS
Ziad Sadik is a Senior Pharmacotherapy Specialist in Cardiology and Internal Medicine. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2011 from the Lebanese American University in Lebanon. He then completed a PHY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. Following the completion of his residency, he continued to work at Henry Ford as a clinical pharmacist until October 2014. Ziad is board certified in pharmacotherapy as well as in cardiology pharmacotherapy, and certified in Epic – Willow Inpatient. He is currently an adjunct clinical assistant professor at the Gulf Medical University and the United Arab Emirates University. His interests include anticoagulation management, cardiovascular risk reduction, formulary management as well as optimization of medication records in computerized physician order entry (CPOE) systems.

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