• About the department
  • Staff Members
  • Curriculum
  • Educational Programs
  • History of the Ddepartment
  • Honors and Awards
  • Labs and Facilities
  • Contact Information

About the department

The Department of Medical Physiology strives to be a center of excellence and innovation in medical education and scientific research to unite its students and faculty members by the leadership in the field of medical physiology, which contributes to enriching the medical profession and achieve excellence and competitiveness and contribute to the advancement of the College to the site of the forefront among its peers At the national, regional and international levels

Staff Members

Head of Physiology Department:

Prof.Dr. Amer El-noueam


 Prof.Dr. Laila Al-Zaiady

Prof.Dr. Sobhy Abd Elmotelb Al-Kafafy

Prof.Dr. Aida Raghep Mekhil

Prof.Dr. Amal Abd elfatah Ghoniem

Prof.Dr. Ebtihag mohammed Eldakak

Prof.Dr. Patrichia sobhy sidrak

Prof.Dr. Kawkap Elsabah mohamed

Prof.Dr. Magda mostafa Eldakhakhny

Prof.Dr. Amal Hussen Porhamy

Prof.Dr. Essam ahmed Elshamy

Prof.Dr. samiha mahmoud Elsaid

Prof.Dr. youssef Ahmed Hatem

Prof.Dr. Mohammed Amer Elnoueam

Prof.Dr. Lubna mohammed bayoumi

Prof.Dr. Eman Abdo Eleter

Prof.Dr. Hayam Gad Allam

Prof.Dr. Alaa eldin hassn

Prof.Dr. Samir sobhy eskaros

Prof.Dr. Faten Abd El-hady Zakria

Prof.Dr. Maha abd El-Kader Hegazy

Prof.Dr. Hala salah El-din Abd El-gawad

Prof.Dr. Eman mohammed fawzy

Prof.Dr. Hala Salah Ibrahim

Prof.Dr. Hala mohamoud Abo Hief

Prof.Dr. Samer soliman elgotny

Prof.Dr. Aida abd El-Hamed Korish

Prof.Dr. Wafaa mohammed

Prof. Dr. maha Abd El-salam Dief

Prof.Dr. Hala mohammed mekled

Prof.Dr. Nihal abd EL-razak El-Habachi

Prof.Dr. yassmin Aly El-Ashram

Prof.Dr. Adham Rashed mohammed

Prof.Dr. Abeer El-Emam Dief

Assistant Professors:

 Assist. prof. Gehan yassin soliman

Assist. prof. Nessrin mounir El-Azhary

Assist. prof. Doaa mohammed samy

Assist. prof. Radwa Aly Mehanna


Lecturers. Passaint  saber hassaan

Lecturers. Nahed hussein El-Sokkary

Lecturers. Amany Kamel El-Shorbagy

Lecturers. Seham Zakria Nassar

Lecturers. Noha mohammed Badiea

Lecturers. Eman magdy omar

Assistant Lecturers:

Assistant Lecturers. Nemin Fekry Beshara

Assistant Lecturers, Eman Mohammed Helmy

Assistant Lecturers. Shimaa Saed mmostafa

Assistant Lecturers. Carolin samhi basta

Assistant Lecturers. Eman Ahmed Maher Allam

Assistant Lecturers. Norhan Sobhy mohammed

Assistant Lecturers. Marianne  raouf saad


Demonstration: May mohammed gala

Demonstration: Fatma yousry elnozahy

Demonstration: Olaa saed El-ftiany

Demonstration: yusra esmat ahmed zaki

Demonstration: Asmaa samy farg

Demonstration: Olaa Aiman Borghash

Demonstration: Sally hesham galal

Demonstration: Abeer saed sallam

Demonstration: May Fouaad

Demonstration: Haidy Ezat youssef El-Taher

Demonstration: Rasha Zakria Elshehawy




– Introduction to physiology

– Physiology of blood

– Musculo-skeletal physiology

– Metabolism

– Neurophysiology

– Cardiovascular physiology

– Respiratory physiology

– Endocrine system physiology

– Physiology of reproduction

– Gastrointestinal physiology


– Advanced neurophysiology

– Advanced cardiovascular physiology

– Advanced respiratory physiology

– Hepatobiliary physiology

– Electo-physiology

– Sport Physiology

– Physiology of geriatrics

– Neonatal physiology

– Laboratory research methods

– Advanced blood physiology

– Autonomic nervous system and excitable tissue

Educational Programs

Undergraduate programs

Programme (s) on which the course is given : ( MBBCH)

Major or minor element of program:  (Major)

Department offering the program :(medical school)

 4- Teaching and learning methods

4.1 – Lectures

– Small group discussions, problem solving, students self study (essay)

– Demonstrations (video, X-rays, PowerPoint Presentations)

– Clinical cases presentations and discussions

– Supervised clinical practice: Taking history, examining children at different ages, outline with the health team investigations and initial treatment.

– Training on neonatal resuscitation on a model.

5- Student assessment methods.

5.1 -Written Exams:

Objective tests: MCQ, true false, matching: to assess ILO’s A1-11 ,C 1 -4 Short essay questions: ILO’s Al- 11. Case Problems: to assess ILO’s C1-C4 5.2- Clinical Exams: OSCI: assess Bl-6, Dl-3

Long Cases: to assess ILO’s: Bl-6, CI-4, Dl-3

5.3: Oral Exam: To assess ILO’s: Al – Al 1, Bl-B6, Dl -D 3


Assessment schedule

Assessment 1 :End of round Written Exam Week 11 for each batch of students’ rounds (4 / year) Assessment 2: End of round clinical exam: WK 11 for each batch of students

Assessment 3: end of year written exam; October each year : All students

Assessment 4 : end of year clinical and oral exam, October each year, All students.


Weighting of assessments

Mid – term examination:                                  20%

– End of round: 18%

– Semester work: 2%

Final – term examination (end of year):            80%

– Written : 50%

– Oral examination: 10%

– Practical (clinical) examination : 20%

                   Total                                             100%


Postgraduate programs  (Master, PHD, Diploma, Certificates)

History of the Department

The Department of Physiology was established in 1942 under the chairmanship of the late Professor Mohamed Talaat. It had one teacher, the late Dr. Francis Daoud Ibrahim, and was attached to the Histology Department. The late Dr. Hassan Al-Kashif was responsible for him. In 1944 he joined Dr. Yahya Aziz Habib. The department sent his mission to England in 1946. The member of the Baath Party was Dr. Ali Zaki Shafei and joined his college in London. In 1947, the department sent another mission to England. The member of the Baath Party was Dr. Yahya Aziz Habib and joined his college. In London, Dr. Hafitha Al Banna, Dr. Ibrahim Abul-Naga, Cheetah go run
He returned from the mission in 1949, Dr. Ali Zaki Shafei and joined the department and then returned Dr. Yahya Aziz Habib of the mission in 1950 and at this time broke the Department of Histology Department of Physiology became Professor Dr. Mohamed Talaat Dean of the College and took its head Dr. Francis Dawood Ibrahim and moved Dr. Ali Zaki Shafei Dr. Laila Abdel-Fattah El-Zayadi joined his department in 1954. Dr. Mohamed Talaat moved to Cairo and Dr. Yahia Aziz Habib traveled to the United States for a year. In 1964, his department was headed by Dr. Yahya Aziz Habib. The department sent a mission to the University of Aberdeen and was a member of the late Dr. Sedqi Abu al-Khair. In 1973, Dr. Hafizah Al Banna took over as head of the department and during this period Dr. Laila Hassan Kira moved from the Institute of Medical Research to the Department of Physiology at the Faculty of Medicine. In 1982, Dr. Layla Al-Zayadi assumed the oath of office for three years. In 1992, Dr. Salwa Rakha was appointed as the head of the department and then Dr. Sobhy El-Kafafy followed by Dr. Hayah Shehata El Sayad. There are currently 11 full professors, 14 professors, 4 assistant professors, 7 teachers, 4 assistant teachers and 7 teachers.
A new runway and a research lab have been constructed and the old runway is now being renovated by the physiological department

Honors and Awards

Prof.Dr. Sobhy Al-Kafafy  — Award of the University of Encouragement in 2003

Prof.Dr. Essam Elshamy   —   Award of the University of Encouragement in 1998

Prof.Dr. samiha mahmoud —- Award of the University of Encouragement in 2000

Prof.Dr. Adham Rashed  — Doctors Association Award in 2017

Labs and Facilities

Labs: (or clinics)

– Animal lab

– Research lab

– Student lab


– Centrifuge

– Tissue homogenizer

– Body composition analyzer

– ELIZA reader/ shaker / washer

– Lab incubater

– Oven

– Pipette man starter kit

– Freezer -80

Campuses: (Buildings)

– Elmoasa building

Contact Information

Telephone: 01223232873


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Secretary of the Department:

Ms. Shafiqa hassen Ahmed

Ms. Eman Kamel Farg

Ms. Marwa saed eldomiaty