Ali Al-Jumaili

Factors Influencing Medication Safety in Nursing Homes

Ali Al-Jumaili is a Ph.D. candidate in the Pharmacy Practice and Science Department. He earned his bachelor and master degrees in pharmacy from the University of Baghdad's College of Pharmacy in Iraq. His research focuses on adverse drug events and improving work system in nursing homes. His work helps enhance medication safety and quality of life of nursing homes residents. Ali plans to pursue a career in academia. His graduate experience taught him how the integration of health-related research and pharmacy practice can enhance patient health. At Iowa, Ali recommends graduate student resources, including the Hardin Library, the Writing Center, and the Speaking Center. Outside the college, he is a father of three children and enjoys swimming and watching comedies.