The NAPPSA Member of the Month - a forum to recognize and thank a member of NAPPSA who has supported the Association's endeavors. Each month NAPPSA highlights one member who has gone above and beyond the call of duty. We hope you enjoy learning about your fellow members and always encourage your participation in Association events and activities.
NAPPSA is proud to recognize Professor Adeboye Adejare, as Member of the Month for May 2010. Dr. Adejare is a current member of the Education and Implementation Committees.
Dr. Adejare is currently a Professor and endowed Chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (USP), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has been a pharmacy educator for over 30 years in the areas of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacology. Prior to joining USP in 2003 as department chair, Professor Adejare held pharmacy faculty positions at University of Missouri-Kansas City and Idaho State University. He has remained an adjunct professor at the University of Ibadan (UNIBAN) Faculty of Pharmacy since 1980.
Professor Adejare’s research interests include mechanisms of neurodegeneration; drug targeting; pharmaceutical profiling; in vitro models of drug absorption and ability to cross blood brain barrier; chemistry of fluoroaromatic compounds.
Professor Adejare has trained numerous MS and Ph.D. students. He holds one patent (with two pending) and published over 30 manuscripts. He currently serves on several national panels, including grant review panels for National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation, and Alzheimer’s Association. He is a recipient of research funds from NIH, the US Office of Naval Research and the State of Pennsylvania.
Thank you, Professor Adejare, for your valuable leadership in NAPPSA and contribution in the areas of pharmacology and pharmaceutical science.