Faculty and Staff Directory

Fakhrul Ahsan, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor

Zyra Bonita
Administrative Assistant

Suzanne Clark, PhD
Associate Professor-Pharmacology

Ahmed El-Shamy, PhD
Assistant Professor-Virology

Abdelbasset Farahat, PharmBS, MS, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry

Linh Ho, PharmBS, PhD
Assistant Professor - Pharmacology

Zhuqiu (James) Jin, PhD
Associate Professor-Pharmacology

Tarek Kassem, PharmD, BCPS
Assistant Professor

Uyen Minh Le, PhD
Chair and Associate Professor, Pharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics

Ashim Malhotra, PharmBS, MS, PhD, FAPE
Director, CNU Institute of Teaching and Learning Excellence
Coordinator, Interprofessional Education Program, CNUCOP
Director, Pharmacy Primer Program, CNUCOP
Associate Professor of Pharmacology
Department of Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences
Assistant Dean of Curriculum and Program Development

Islam Mohamed, PharmBS, MS, PhD
Assistant Professor - Pharmacology

Trieu Nguyen, PhD
Research Assistant Professor

Melanie Rose, MS
Lab Manager

Dipongkor Saha, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Ruth Vinall, PhD
Associate Professor-Biomedical Sciences
Assistant Dean of Research

Hongbin Wang PharmBS, MS, PhD
Assistant Professor-Pharmacology

Tibebe Woldemariam, R.Ph., Ph.D.
Professor, Medicinal Chemistry
Vice Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences


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