Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences

College of Pharmacy
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Biopharmaceutical Sciences Alumni
(including Pharmaceutics and Pharmacodynamics Programs)

 
Name (Mentor) Degree Year Current Position
Alexis Aceituno-Alarez (Woods) Ph.D. 2001 Chief of the Biopharmaceutics Section
Departmento de Control Nacional
Instituto de Salud Publica de Chile
Av. Marathon 1000 - Nunoa
Santiago, Chile
Roger Adami (Groves) M.S. 1995 Section Leader
Pfizer Inc.
Groton, CT
Ajebola Anyeni (Koch) Ph.D. - -
Beena Ashok (Onyuksel) Ph.D. 2005 Senior Scientist, Formulation
Product Development
American Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc.
2045 N. Cornell Ave.
Melrose Park, IL 60160
Sharon W. Ayd (Onyuksel) Ph.D. 1996 Chief Operating Officer
Advanced Life Sciences
1005 Internationale Pkwy
Woodridge, IL 60517
Iyad Munib Ayob (Gulati) M.S. 1998 Research Associate
North Chicago VA Medical Center
CPR Research Laboratories
Building 1, Rm 208C
3001 Greenbay Road
North Chicago, IL 60054
Abhijit Barve (Gulati) Ph.D. 1999 Associate Medical Director
Fujisawa Research Institute of America
3 Parkway North
Deerfield, IL 60015-2548
Shaifali Bhalla (Gulati) Ph.D. 2005 Assistant Professor
Chicago College of Pharmacy
Midwestern University
555 31st St.
Downers Grove, IL 60515
Susan Browne (Woods) Ph.D. 1992 Clinical Trials Director
Paul W. Buehler (Gulati) Ph.D. 2002 Pharmacologist
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research
Office of Blood Research and Review/Division of Hematology
Laboratory of Biochemistry and Vascular Biology HFM-345
National Institutes of Health, Bldg. 29 (Rooms B-10 and 129)
Somali Chaterji (Gemeinhart) M.S. 2005 Doctoral student
Purdue University
Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering
206 South Intramural Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2032
Chao Chen (Chiou) Ph.D. 1993 Section Head
GlaxoSmithKline
Glaxo Wellcome UK Ltd
Stockley Park West
Uxbridge
Middlesex, UB11 1B
Sungpil Cho (Beck) Ph.D. 2009 Postdoctoral Researcher
University of Utah
201 Presidents Circle
Room 201
Salt Lake City, UT, 84112
Young Choi (Chiou) Ph.D. 1997 Team Leader
Office of Clinical Pharmacology and
Biopharmaceutics
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
Food and Drug Administration
Younsung Choo (Chiou) Ph.D. 1993 Hoeschst Marion Roussel, Inc.
Clinical Pharmacokinetics and Drug Dynamics
P.O. Box 9627
Kansas City, MO 64134-0627
Sang Mock Chung (Chiou) Ph.D. 2001 Office of Clinical Pharmacology and
Biopharmaceutics
Food and Drug Administration
5600 Fishers Lane, HFD-870
Rockville, MD 20857
Sumeet Dagar (Onyuksel) Ph.D. 2002 Senior Scientist, Product Development
American Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc.
2045 N. Cornell Ave
Melrose Park IL 60160
Esha Desai (Gemeinhart) M.S. 2008 Scientist
Baxter Inc.
Round Lake, IL
Cigdem Donmez (Groves) M.S. 1997 Faculty
Pharmacy Department
Izmir Institute of Technology
Izmir, Turkey
Rachel Ee (Beck) Ph.D. 2004 Assistant Professor
National University of Singapore
18 Science Drive 4 Block S4
Singapore 117543
Claude A. Farrugia (Groves) Ph.D. 1998 Lecturer
Chemistry - GF Abela Junior College
University of Malta
Isabelle Farrugia (Groves) M.S. 1998 Teacher
St. Michael's Foundation
Malta
Christina K. Fleming
(Schlemmer)
Ph.D. 1996 Senior Director, Medical Writing
Delta Pharma
4 Parkway North
Deerfield, IL 60015-4625
Kristen A. Fults (Hickey) Ph.D. 1996 Obtained M.D. with specialty in radiology
Xiaoyan Gao (Groves) Ph.D. 1996 Scientist
Hospital Products Division
Abbott Laboratories
100 Abbott Park Road
Abbott Park, IL 60064-3500
Jose Garrido (Groves) Ph.D. 1997 Engineering Section
Pharmacia Corporation
5200 Old Orchard Road
Skokie, IL 60077-1034
Chunqiang Guo (Gemeinhart) Ph.D. 2007 Postdoctoral Researcher
Abbott Laboratories
100 Abbott Park Road
Abbott Park, IL 60064
Sumeet Gupta (Beck) M.S. 2004 Technical Assistant
Center for Microarray Technology
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
Whitehead Institute
Nine Cambridge Center
Cambridge, MA 02142-1479
Clifford Herman (Groves) Ph.D. 1993 Section Head
Formulation Research Development
Mallinckrodt Inc.
3600 N. Second St., P.O. Box 5439
St. Louis, MO 63147
Chad Haney (Woods) Ph.D. 2002 Department of Radiation Oncology
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637-1463
Divya Iyer (Wang) M.S. 2007 Immunologist
P.O. Box 2000-RY80Y-225
Merck & Co., Inc.
Rathway, NJ 07065
Eunjung Jeon (Onyuksel) M.S. 2007 Pursuing Pharmacy Degree
Hyun-Young Jeong (Chiou) Ph.D. 2004 Assistant Professor of Pharmacokinetics
Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacy Practice
The University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL 606012
Matthew Juhascik (Negrusz) Ph.D. 2005 University of Massachusetts Forensic Toxicology
Major Dilshad Ahmed Kahn, M.D. (Woods) M.S. - Director of Clinical Chemistry
Department of Pathology
Combined Military Hospital, Sialkot
Sialkot, Cantt, Pakistan
Catherine E. Kang (Gemeinhart) M.S. 2005 Doctoral student
University of Toronto
Institute for Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering
Toronto, Canada
Vandana Keskar (Gemeinhart) Ph.D. 2009 Capricor, Inc.
8700 Beverly Blvd
Davis Building
Room D-1063
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Carol F. Kirchhoff (Onyuksel) Ph.D 2004 Principal Scientist
Pfizer Global R & D
700 Chesterfield Parkway West
AA5I
Chesterfield, MO 63017
Cheri Klein-Enders (Kastrissios) Ph.D. 2002 Research Pharmacokineticist
Department of Clinical Pharmacokinetics
Abbott Laboratories
100 Abbott Park Road
Building AP 13 A-3
Abbott Park, IL 60064
Otilia Koo (Onyuksel) Ph.D. 2006 Research Investigator
Pharmaceutics R&D
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
1 Squibb Dr
New Brunswick, NJ 08903
Aparna Krishnadas (Onyuksel) Ph.D. 2005 Senior Scientist, Formulation Development
Morton Grove Pharmaceuticals, Inc
50 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 127
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Don Sun Kweon (Koch) Ph.D. 1999 Principal Scientist
Pharmaceutical Technology
Chong Kun Dang Research Institute
15-20, Osackdang-ri Seonggeo-up
CheonAn 33-830 Korea
Aarti Lalla (Wang) M.S. 2005 -
Albert K. Larsen, Jr. (Woods) Ph.D. 1993 Illinois State Police
Division of Forensic Science
Forensic Science Command
1941 West Roosevelt Road
Chicago, IL 60608-1229
David Lee (Koch) Ph.D. 1994 -
Cheng Li (Johnston) Ph.D. 1996 -
Peng Li (Onyuksel) Ph.D. 1999 -
Yingjian Li (Wang) M.S. 2008 Ph.D. Candidate
University of Iowa
Yan Lou (Groves) Ph.D. 1993 Section Head
Barr Laboratories, Inc
246 Pegasus Ave
Northvale, NJ 07647-1904
Enxian Lu (Onyuksel) M.S. 2004 Ph.D. Candidate
University of Minnesota
Jian Lu (Wang) Ph.D. 2008 TBA
Chien Ma (Chiou) Ph.D. 2004 Research Scientist I
Discovery PK/PD Sciences
Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
130 Waverly Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
Sandhya Mandlekar (Kong) Ph.D. 2000 Research Scientist
Department of Drug Metabolism and
Pharmacokinetics
DuPont Pharmaceuticals Company
1094 Elkton Road, P. O. Box 30
Newark, DE 19711
Prasarn Manitpisitkul (Chiou) Ph.D. 1993 -
Joaquina Mascarenhas
(Miele)
Ph.D 2005 Post Doctoral Scientist
Wyeth BioPharma
Andover, MA
Joseph McGraw (Waller) Ph.D. 2007 Clinician
Xiaohui Mei (Dadey) Ph.D. 2001 Senior Scientist
Pharmaceutics Department
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
900 Ridgebury Road/P.O. Box 30
Ridgefield, CT 06877-0368
Prem Swaroop Mohanty (Onyuksel) M.S. 2007 Research Scientist
Pharmaceutical Sciences/Formulations group
deCODE Chemistry
2501 Davey Rd, Woodridge, IL 60517
Maulik Nanavaty (?) Ph.D. - Vice President
Business Development & Strategy
Baxter Limited
4, Rokubancho, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 102-8468 Japan
Wayne P. Olson (Groves) Ph.D. 1993 Consultant
Ashwini Pai (Onyuksel) Ph.D. 2008 Senior Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Bioengineering
University of Washington-Seattle
Ramesh Palaparthy (Gulati) Ph.D. 2002 Senior Research Pharmacokineticist
Department of Clinical Pharmacokinetics
Abbott Laboratories
100 Abbott Park Road
Building AP 13 A-3
Abbott Park, IL 60064
Carole Parent (Woods) Ph.D. - Principal Investigator
Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Biology
NCI, NIH
3 Convent Drive, MSC 4255
Building 37/Room 1E24
Bethesda, MD 20892-4255
James Perng (Koch) Ph.D. 1993 Deceased
Celeste Presperin-Pearson (Katz) Ph.D. 1998 Postdoctoral Research Associate
Department of Pharmacology
Midwestern University
555 31st Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515
Aarati Rai (Gulati) Ph.D. 2005 Clinical Integration Manager
Abbott Laboratories
200 Abbott Park Road
Abbott Park, IL 60064
Gabriel Robbie (Chiou) Ph.D. 1999 MedImmune, Inc.
Senior Director
Department of Clinical Development
One MedImmune Way
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Uma Robbie (Dadey) M.S. 1998 Otsuka Maryland Research Institute
Rockville, MD 20850
Sam S. Rubello (Gulati) Ph.D. 1995 Head, DMPK-S/Vitry-Alfortville
Sanofi-Aventis
Bernard 343
DMPK, Zone D
13 Quai Jules Guesde
94400 Vitry Sur Seine
France
Bindu Saini (Schlemmer) Ph.D. 2004 Sr. Medical Writer
Regulatory Affairs
Takeda Global Research & Development, Inc
475 Half Day Road
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
Aneta Samaranska (Gemeinhart) M.S. 2005 Staff Engineer
Medtronic Inc.
Memphis, TN 38103
Joe Scobey (Waller) Ph.D. 1999 Assistant Director, Medical Affairs
Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
400 Rella Boulevard, Suite 300
Suffern, NY 10901
Varun Sethi (Onyuksel) Ph.D. 2004 Associate Research Scientist
Pharmaceutical Development
Baxter Healthcare Corporation
New Providence, NJ 07974
Lisa Shapiro (Schlemmer) Ph.D. 1997 Manager, Clinical Studies
Astellas Pharma U.S.
Three Parkway North
Deerfield, IL 60015
Lei Tang (Wang) Ph.D. 2006 Postdoctoral Associate
University of Illinios at Chicago
Jovita Regina Tauro (Gemeinhart) Ph.D. 2006 Research Scientist
Wyeth-Ayerst
Xin-Xin Tian (Groves) Ph.D. 1999 Eyetech Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
3 Times Square, 12 Floor
New York, NY 10036
Deepali Vartak (Gemeinhart) Ph.D. 2009 TBD
Vincent M. Villar (Bhargava) Ph.D. 1993 President and CEO
AIDS and Drugs Foundation
Physiology, Pharmacology and Toxicology Department
University Cardenal Herrera Seminario
E-46113 Moncada (Valencia)
Spain
David Wang (Woods) Ph.D. 1993 Section Chief
U. S. Pharmacopeia
12601 Twinbrook Parkway
Rockville, MD 20852
Pao-Li Wang (Johnston) Ph.D. 1994 Senior Scientist II
Surgical-Formulation Development
Alcon Research, LTD
6201 South Freeway, RI-24
Fort Worth, TX 76134-2099
Donna Wielbo (Tebbett) Ph.D. 1992 Training Program Coordinator
The National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC)
7881 114th Avenue North
Largo, Florida 33773
Ta-Chen Wu (Chiou) Ph.D. 2004 Food and Drug Administration
OCPB/CDER/DPEI, HDF-860
WOC2, Room 2034
1451 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
Weijiang Xia (Onyuksel) Ph.D. 1996 Manager
Elite Pharmaceuticals, Inc
165 Ludlow Ave.
Northvale, NJ 07647
Xiaoliang Yan (Gemeinhart) M.S. 2007 Lab Technician
University of Chicago
Meidong Yang (Koch) Ph.D. 1996 Dow Pharmaceutical Sciences
1330A Redwood Way
Petuluma, CA 94954-1169
Hsuan-Ming Yao (Chiou) Ph.D. 2005 IMPAX Laboratories, Inc.
30831 Huntwood Avenue
Hayward, CA 94544
Jieun Yun (Miele) Ph.D. 2007 Postdoctoral Scholar
Ben May Institute for Cancer Research
929 E. 57th St. W423B
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL 60637
Camellia Zamiri (Groves) Ph.D. 2004 Associate Scientist in Technical Development
Protein Design Labs
34801 Campus Dr
Fremont, CA 94555-3606
Yiyun Zhang (Tonetti) Ph.D. 2008 Postdoctoral Fellow
Harvard University
Li Zhu (Chiou) Ph.D. 2006 Senior Research Investigator
Clinical Pharmacology
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Yanming Zu (Dadey) Ph.D. 2004 Formulation Scientist
Formulation R & D
Barr Laboratories, Inc.
2 Quaker Road
Pomona, NY 10970
Visiting Graduate Student from the Bioengineering Department