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Ibrahim M.   Shokry BVSc, MVSc, PhD

Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Dr. Shokry has been with Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine since 1989. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Dr. Shokry advises the student Integrative Veterinary Medicine Club (IVMC).

He completed a post-doctoral research fellowship with the Department of Pharmacology, Guy’s Hospital Medical School in London, U.K. In addition, he was a visiting scientist at Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, and has been appointed as a research affiliate professor at Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, FAU in Florida.


BVSC Veterinary Medicine, Cairo University

MVSC Pharmacology, Cairo University

PHD Pharmacology, Cairo University





Distinguished Teaching Award several times

Dean's Appreciation Award

Student's Appreciation Award

Faculty Appreciation Award several times

Ross Team Award-Male Professor of the Year

Carl Norden-Pfizer Distinguished Teacher Award

DeVry Service Excellence Medal for demonstration of TEACH values

DeVry Education Group Long-Term Incentive (LTI) Award.

Publication Highlights


Shokry IM and Moffet J, How toxic plants are taught at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, St. Kitts, West Indies (poster). VetEd 2014 Symposium Proceedings, Bristol, UK, July 10-11, 2014 page 23

Tao R, Shokry IM, Callanan JJ, Adams HD, and Ma Z, 2015, Mechanisms and environmental factors that underlying the intensification of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA, Ecstasy)-induced serotonin syndrome in rats. Psychopharmacology 232:1245-1260

Shokry IM, Callanan JJ, Sousa J, Tao R, 2015, Rapid in situ hybridization using oligonucleotide probes on paraformaldehyde-prefixed brain of rats with serotonin syndrome. J Visualized Exp  


Current Projects

Molecular pharmacology underlying susceptibility to serotonin poisoning



Developed the Toxic Plant Garden (Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine)

Developed the Toxic Plants Website (Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine)