Department of Pharmacy Practice

Gabriella Baki, Ph.D., PharmD, MA

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  Director of BSPS Cosmetic Science and Formulation Design Program
  Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics

  Department of Pharmacy Practice
  Health Education Building 114F
  Phone: 419.383.1973


Area of research

  1. Topical drug delivery - designing, optimizing, and testing cosmetic and/or pharmaceutical topical formulations, including creams, lotions, gels and ointments, using in silico modeling
  2. Sunscreens - SPF and broad-spectrum protection boosting technologies
  3. Novel methods for testing the sensory attributes of cosmetic emulsions
  4. Sensory testing of cosmetic products
  5. Studying emulsion stabilization mechanisms and emulsification techniques
  6. Oral delivery: formulating and evaluating tablets with immediate release (such as ODTs), and/or sustained release

Educational background

Quality Assurance Specialist Pharmacists (Postgraduate Specialist Training Program) College of Pharmacy, University of Szeged, Hungary, 2016
Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics College of Pharmacy, University of Szeged, Hungary, 2011
Pharm.D. College of Pharmacy, University of Szeged, Hungary, 2008
M.A. in Pharmaceutical and Medical Translation and Interpretation College of Medicine, University of Szeged, Hungary, 2008

Scope of Practice

Cosmetic Science / Pharmaceutics


  • 2021: Ohio Valley Society of Cosmetic Chemists Chapter Best Speaker Award, Baki G. Sensory Characterization of Cosmetic Emulsions. Clayton, MO.
  • 2020: Outstanding Teacher Award
  • 2018: Ohio Valley Society of Cosmetic Chemists Chapter Best Speaker Award, Baki G. Sensory Characterization of Cosmetic Emulsions. West Chester, OH.
  • 2017: Outstanding Professor of the Year


  • Hungarian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Industrial Pharmacy Section (MGYT) – 2008 - 2011
  • Hungarian Chamber of Pharmacists (MGYK) – 2008 - present
  • American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) – 2012 - present
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) – 2013 - present
  • Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) – 2013 - present
  • The University of Toledo Chapter of the American Association of University Professors (UT-AAUP) – 2014 - present
  • Association for Women in Science (AWIS) NW Ohio Chapter – 2016 - present
  • American Chemical Society – 2016 - present


  • Sigma Phi Sigma Pharmaceutical Sciences Honor Society, faculty advisor.
  • UT Cosmetic Chemist Society, faculty advisor.
  • Relationship Manager for the University of Szeged, Hungary

Publications and journals

UToledo Scholars

Last Updated: 8/17/22