College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Research and Faculty

The College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has a stellar faculty that brings the latest research and technology to the classroom. They are committed to providing excellent student-centered instruction, along with the professional guidance that ensures our students' success. Faculty conduct research in a number of areas that impact patient care, including diabetes, kidney disease, cancer, Alzheimer's disease, cardiovascular disease and neurodegenerative disorders. Our faculty members are recognized authorities in their areas of specialization and conduct groundbreaking research that contributes to the development of new treatments and practices.

The College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences encourages undergraduate students to seek research opportunities with the College faculty members. Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Faculty, listed by department

Department of Medicinal and Biological Chemistry

Bryant-Friedrich, Amanda C.
Erhardt, Paul W.
Kirchhoff, Jon R.
McInerney, Marcia F.
Messer, William S.
Nonekowski, Susanne T.
Peseckis, Steven M.
Pinkerton, A. Alan
Schiefer, Isaac T.
Shah, Zahoor
Slama, James T.
Tillekeratne, L.M. Viranga
von Grafenstein, Hermann, department vice-chair
Wall, Katherine A., department chair

Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics

AbouAlaiwi, Wissam
Hall, F. Scott
Hassoun, Ezdihar A., department chair
Liu, Ming-Cheh
Messer, William S.
Oyarce, Ana Maria
Sari, Youssef
Steinmiller, Caren
Tiwari, Amit K.
Williams, Frederick E., department vice-chair          
von Grafenstein, Hermann


Department of Pharmacy Practice

Alexander, Kenneth S.
Baki, Gabriella
Bechtol, Robert
Boddu, Sai Hanuman Sagar
Borovicka, Mary
Cappelletty, Diane M., department chair
Churchwell, Mariann
Gilis, Angie
Gundrum, Todd
Holiday-Goodman, Monica
Jung, Rose
Kamm, Gayle
Kaun, Megan
Lengel, Aaron
Mangan, Michelle
Mauro, Laurie S.
Mauro, Vincent, department vice-chair 
Murphy, Julie
Nesamony, Jerry
Ohlinger, Martin
Pattin, Anthony
Peeters, Michael
Pinto, Sharrel
Powers, Mary
Ridner, Anita
Sahloff, Eric G.

Schmude, Kimberly
Serres, Michelle
Vaidya, Varun


Faculty, listed by research interest

Last Updated: 6/26/15