From the Bayous to the Sand Dunes: One Faculty Member's Year Abroad as a Fulbright Scholar.
College of Pharmacy
To the Editor. In August 2010, with the summer temperature of Doha, Qatar, reaching a balmy 125°F, I set out from Xavier University in New Orleans, Louisiana, to spend 1 academic year as a Fulbright Scholar at Qatar University's College of Pharmacy. Several aspects of this experience were in the realm of the familiar. Qatar University is a Canadian accredited college of pharmacy, with a pharmacy curriculum similar to that of US pharmacy schools. The mode of instruction is completely in English with the students being gleaned from the top 10% of high school graduates. Students supplement classroom lectures with clinical experience, with Western-based guidelines serving as the foundation of professional practice. It is here the similarities end.
Al-Dahir, Sara A., "From the Bayous to the Sand Dunes: One Faculty Member's Year Abroad as a Fulbright Scholar." (2012). Faculty and Staff Publications. 235.