Professor Walid Elkhatib is a former chairperson of Microbiology and Immunology Department at Faculty of Pharmacy, BUC. Previously, he was a chairperson of Microbiology and Immunology Department and one of the founders of Faculty of Pharmacy, Ain Shams University. Furthermore, Dr. Elkhatib is an arbitrator in the national promotion committee of professorship (Microbiology & Immunology specialty) in Supreme Council of Universities (SCU) as well as in the national research center (NRC), and national organization for drug control and research (NODCAR) promotion committees.
Dr. Elkhatib had his postdoctoral fellowship in infectious diseases from University of Minnesota Duluth, MN, USA. Dr. Elkhatib has led many collaborative research projects in multiple institutions including University of Minnesota Duluth, Hampton University, Eastern Virginia Medical School, University of California Irvine, and Chapman University. As an eminent Microbiologist, he was invited by the International Congress of Bacteriology and Infectious Diseases as an expert and speaker in 161th Omics Group Conference and he received a certificate of recognition for his phenomenal outstanding research.
Dr. Elkhatib has an ultimate goal to promote international education and collaborative research on infectious diseases therapies. Dr. Elkhatib has exceptional records of publications and presentations in both national and international symposia and conferences. He has served as a reviewer for various prestigious journals as well as other national research institutions.
Dr. Elkhatib has received different awards and honors including ParOwn (Twice), ICAAC Infectious Diseases Fellows Grant awarded by American Society for Microbiology, national award of Pharmaceuticals & Biopharmaceuticals, Ain Shams University award for outstanding publications (Eight), and Ain Shams University appreciation award for outstanding scholarly activities as well as BUC awards for outstanding publications (twelve). Furthermore, Dr. Elkhatib has participated in several Television and Radio programs for COVID-19 awareness as well as adverse effects of antibiotics and their misuse and abuse on national and international levels.