Dr. El-Refaie founded the Arab Association of Pharmacy Progress (AAPP) in 2016 as “NGO”, to be the gate where every Pharmacist could find the right place and track to enhance his/her competencies, enrich his/her knowledge and skills for a promising career pathway.
Dr. Samer is also the Chairman of “Purest” for Natural Products.
Dr. Samer started his career in the pharmaceutical field after being graduated from faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University in 1992.
Dr. El-Refaie held many positions in his career pathway in different multinational and national companies, He decided to leave his senior managerial position in June 2016 to constitute the first nonprofit pharmacy association in Egypt.
Dr. El-Refaie got his MBA in general management in 2002 from the Arab Academy of Science and Technology (AAST) and Salesmanship and Marketing Certificate (SMC) from AUC in 2000