Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty Pharmacy, Cairo, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, Faculty Pharmacy, Cairo, 2002.
Assistant professor Dubai Pharmacy College, United Arab Emirates, 2005—2008. Associate professor Umm Al Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia, since 2008, head department, since 2008.
Member of Egyptian Pharmaceutical Society.
Married; children: Hatem Raafat, Karim Raafat.