Professor of Biology/Chemistry

  • Science Center - 302A
  • Biology Department, Chemistry Department
  • (573) 288-6000 Ext. 6344


Dr. Mohamed El-Bermawy joined the Culver-Stockton faculty in August 1999. He teaches courses on medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, organic chemistry, pharmacy ethics, microbiology, drug design, stereochemistry, instrumental analysis, reaction mechanisms, spectroscopy and drug analysis, pharmacology of medicinal agents, diseases in the 21st century and medicinal chemistry for honors. He is the chair of the department of chemistry and mathematics and coordinator of physics and physical science. He also is the pre-health advisor.

He won the Governor's Award for Excellence in Teaching from the Missouri Department of Higher Education in 2003, and he was the recipient of the Helsabeck Prize for Excellence in Teaching at C-SC in 2002.

El-Bermawy previously taught at Clarkson University in Potsdam, N.Y., Zagazig University in Zagazig, Egypt, King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, and the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Conn. He also worked as a pharmacist at El-Gala Hospital in Ismailia, Egypt.

He is a member of the American Chemical Society and was the chair of the ACS section for several years. He lives in Canton with his wife, Omaima Ebeid.


1980 -- B.S., Pharmacy, Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt
1990 -- Ph.D., Medicinal Chemistry, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Conn.
1993 -- Postdoctoral, Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va.

Professor of Biology/Chemistry

El Bermawy, Mohammad