Faculty News & New Hires

ChoudhuryProfessor shares research at Harvard conference

Mahua Choudhury, Ph.D., assistant professor in the department of pharmaceutical sciences at Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy, shared her research at the sixth international Epigenomics, Sequencing & SNiPs-2013 meeting on Chromatin Methylation to Disease Biology and Theranostics on July 10- 11 at the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Mass. Dr. Choudhury’s research focuses on the creation of an epigenetic biomarker test strip to indicate whether a pregnant woman at a very early stage of gestation could be at risk of preeclampsia. She joined more than 100 other research scientists from around the world at the conference to collaborate on current and future research opportunities.

Andrea Luce, Pharm.D., assistant professor of pharmacy practice, received the Dedication to Teaching Award on June 1 awarded by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Infectious Diseases Fellows. 

Fadi M. Alkhateeb, B.S.Pharm., MBA, Ph.D., associate professor and director of assessment, was selected to serve as a member of editorial board for the International Journal of Management, Economics and Social Sciences.

Fadi M. Alkhateeb, B.S.Pharm., MBA, Ph.D., associate professor and director of assessment, has been invited to serve as a member on the 2013-14 AACP Program Committee.

Ola Oyetayo, Pharm.D., assistant professor of pharmacy practice, was elected president of the Heart of Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

Elaine Demps, Ph.D., director of instructional technology, was elected to the AACP Technology in Pharmacy Education and Learning (TiPEL) Special Interest Group (SIG) for 2013-2015 and attended the AACP TiPEL SIG business meeting at the AACP conference in Chicago, Ill. She will serve as secretary.

M. Delwar Hussain, Ph.D., associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences, served as a chair-elect of the pharmaceutics section at the AACP conference in Chicago, Ill. He also attended and participated the Council of Sections and Teachers of Pharmaceutics business meeting.

M. Delwar Hussain, Ph.D., associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences, was selected as associate editor for the Journal Aging and Neurodegeneration (AND), Research Publisher Inc. http://www.researchpub.org/journal/and/and.html 

M. Delwar Hussain, Ph.D., associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences, served as Organizing Committee Member and Moderator in First American Association of Bangladeshi Pharmaceutical Scientist Convention, Greenbelt, MD, June 8, 2013.


New Hires

Teresa Olszewska, Postdoctoral Research Associate in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Steven Gonzalez, Program Assistant in the Office of Experiential Education

Arezo Noormohammadi, Pharm.D., Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice

David Potter, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of Pharmaceutical Sciences 

Gregory Sawyer, Ph.D., Assistant Dean for Student Affairs