Indra K. Reddy

Indra K. Reddy

Professor and Founding Dean

Office of the Dean
1010 W. Ave. B
Kingsville, Texas   78363

Phone: 361.221.0602

Education and Training

University of Florida
Post-doctoral fellowship, Center for Drug Design and Delivery, 1990

University of Florida, College of Pharmacy
PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 1989

Dr. Harisingh Gour University, India 
Master of Science in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutics, 1984

Kakatiya University College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, India 
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, 1981

Teaching Interests

  • Ocular and Targeted Drug Delivery
  • Novel Drug Delivery Systems
  • Drug Design and Development
  • Rheumatology and Autoimmune Diseases
  • Pharmaceutical Care

Research interests

  • Design of novel ocular drugs and delivery systems
  • Development, preformulation, and evaluation of controlled, targeted and site-specific chemical delivery systems
  • Development of cell culture models as alternatives to animal testing
  • Active, student-centered learning strategies and the assessment of learning outcomes

Selected Publications

  • Reddy, I.K. and Mehvar, R. Eds. (2004), Chirality in Drug Design and Development, Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York.
  • Reddy, I.K. and Khan, M.A. (2003), Essential Math and Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida.
  • Goskonda, V.R., Ghandehari, H. and Reddy, I.K. (2001) “Novel Site-Specific Chemical Delivery System as a Potential Mydriatic Agent: Formation of Phenylephrine in the Iris-Ciliary Body From Phenylephrone CDS." Journal of  Pharmaceutical Sciences. 90(1):12-22.
  • Reddy, I.K. (2001) “Implementation of a Pharmaceutics Course in a Large Class Through Active Learning using Quick-Thinks and Case-Based Learning.” The American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 64(4):348-355.
  • Kommuru, T.R., Khan, M.A. and Reddy, I.K. (1999) “Effect of Chiral Enhancers on the Permeability of Optically Active and Racemic Metoprolol across Hairless Mouse Skin.” Chirality. 11(7):536-40.

Specialty Training & Board Certifications

  • Management Development Program, Harvard Institutes for Higher Education (2005)

National Service & Recognition

  • University of Florida 2014 outstanding alumnus of pharmacy
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) International Commission, Feb. 1, 2013 to Jan. 31, 2016
  • Chair, Awards Committee, Formulations and Drug Delivery (FDD) Section, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS), 2008-2009
  • Member, Nominations Committee, AACP Council of Deans (COD), American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), 2008-2009
  • Co-Chair, Task Force on Graduate Education in Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery (PDD) Section, AAPS, 2004-2005