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Pharmaceutics Faculty/Staff


Tamara Minko, PhD
Distinguished Professor and Chair
William Levine Hall, Rm 214
Phone: (848) 445 6348
Research focus: Nanotechnology-based delivery
of drugs, siRNA, antisense oligonucleotides, and
peptides for treatment and imaging.

John L. Colaizzi, PhD, RPh
University Professor
William Levine Hall, Rm 414
Phone: (848) 445 6816

Olga Garbuzenko
Assistant Research Professor
William Levine Hall, Rm 201
Phone: (848) 445 6409
Research focus: liposomal delivery of siRNA, antisense oligonucleotides,
and drugs for cancer treatment and imaging. 


Arash Hatefi , Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics
William Levine Hall, Rm 222
Phone: (848) 445 6366
Research focus: Design and development of non-viral vectors (nanomedicine) for image-guided cancer gene therapy; stem cell engineering for imaging and therapy of cancer.

Assistant Professor 
Department of Pharmaceutics
William Levine Hall, Room 220
Phone: 848-445-6365 Fax: 732-445-3134
Research focus: Investigation of interactions between biological systems
and therapeutic agents, with an emphasis on analgesics and anticancer

Ah-Ng Tony Kong, PhD
Glaxo Endowed Chair in Pharmaceutics
and Graduate Director
William Levine Hall, Rm 226
Phone: (848) 445 6369/8
Research focus: Pharmacokinetics, pharmacogenomics and pharmacodynamics of
dietary cancer chemopreventive phytochemicals, Nrf2-mediated signaling of
anti-redox/oxidative stress response, and epigenetics/epigenomics.


Bozena Michniak-Kohn, PhD
Professor of Pharmaceutics
Life Sciences Bldg, Rm 109
Phone: (848) 445 3589
Research focus: Topical and transdermal drug delivery,
bioengineered skin models, drug delivery carriers,
nanospheres, dermatopharmaceutics.


Patrick J Sinko, PhD, RPh
Associate Vice President, Research Advancement

Office of Research and Economic Development
Parke-Davis Professor of Pharmaceutics & Drug Delivery
Professor II, Pharmaceutics
William Levine Hall, Rm 225C
Phone: (848) 445-6398
Research focus: Mechanisms and applications
of biopharmaceutics and polymers to drug delivery
and targeting in the therapeutic areas of AIDS,
chemical counterterrorism, and cancer.

  Zoltan Szekely, PhD
Assistant Research Professor
William Levine Hall, Rm 225
(848) 445 6830 
Research Focus: Drug discovery and delivery for cancer and HIV
Guofeng You, PhD
Distinguished Professor
William Levine Hall, Rm 218
Phone: (848) 445 6349
Research focus: To elucidate the molecular and
functional characteristics of drug/xenobiotic transporters,
their implications in human physiology and diseases,
and their applications to drug therapy.




Hui Pung
Senior Program Coordinator
William Levine Hall, Rm 228
(848) 445 6369


Fei Han
Business Specialist
William Levine Hall, Rm 213A
(848) 445 6255


Sharana Taylor
Administrative Assistant
William Levine Hall, Rm 213
(848) 445 6346



Mickerline Vilus
Administrative Assistant
William Levine Hall, Rm 225B
(848) 445 6408