School of Pharmacy

The University of Mississippi

Faculty and Scientist Research Expertise


Faculty/Scientist Department Research Expertise
Dr. Kim Adcock Pharmacy Practice Pediatrics, Neonatal Medicine, Chronic Lung Disease, Cystic Fibrosis, Ethics, Clinical Research, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Educational Research
Dr. Ameeta Agarwal NCNPR Antifungal Drug Discovery, Mechanism of Action, Transcriptional Profiling, Next Generation Sequencing, High Throughput Screens, Drug-Potentiation
Dr. Abbas Ali NCNPR
Dr. Zulfiqar Ali NCNPR
Dean David D. Allen School of Pharmacy Blood-Brain Barrier, Brain, Delivery, Pharmacy Education
Dr. Mohammad Khalid Ashfaq NCNPR
Dr. Nicole Ashpole BioMolecular Sciences Neuroscience, Aging, Geroscience, Learning and Memory
Dr. Bharathi Avula NCNPR Validation, Method Development, Dietary Supplements, Herbals/Botanicals, Chemical Profiling, Biological Samples
Dr. Premalatha Balachandran NCNPR Anticancer, Cell Signaling, Botanical Drugs, High Throughput Screening, In Vivo Immune Stimulation
Dr. Jordan Ballou Pharmacy Practice Community Pharmacy, Mental Health, Prescription Drug Abuse, Chronic Care Management, Community-Based Research
Dr. Benjamin F. Banahan Pharmacy Administration Health Outcomes, Pharmacy Quality Measures, Drug Utilization, Medicaid, Pharmacoepidemiology
Dr. Katie E. Barber Pharmacy Practice
Dr. Chelsea W. Bennett Student Services
Dr. John P. Bentley Pharmacy Administration
Dr. Sandy I. Bentley Pharmacy Practice
Dr. Lauren Bloodworth Pharmacy Practice Community-Based Research, Ambulatory Care, Medication Therapy Management, Comprehensive Medication Management, Diabetes, Hypertension, Dyslipidemia, Transitions of Care
Dr. Alicia S. Bouldin Pharmacy Administration Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Decision-Making, Motivation, Professionalism
Dr. Meagan A. Brown Pharmacy Practice
Dr. Walter G. Chambliss Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery Formulation Development, Modified Release Formations, Regulations, Patent Prosecution
Dr. Suman Chandra NCNPR
Dr. Narayan D. Chaurasiya NCNPR
Dr. Amar Chittiboyina NCNPR Asymmetric Organic Synthesis, Total Synthesis of Natural Products, Chemical Modifications, Medicinal Chemistry, Structure-Activity Relationships, Biogenesis, Alternative Methods, Application of In-Silico Techniques
Dr. Alice M. Clark BioMolecular Sciences
Dr. Pier Paolo Claudio BioMolecular Sciences Anticancer Therapy, Screening, Personalized Medicine, Gene Transfer, Natural Products, Botanical Drugs, Cancer Stem Cells
Dr. David A. Colby NCNPR Natural Products, Fluorine, Cancer, Medicinal Chemistry, Addiction
Dr. Rebecca Crane Pharmacy Practice
Dr. Courtney Davis Pharmacy Practice Diabetes, Cardiometric, Education, Community-Based
Dr. Robert J. Doerksen BioMolecular Sciences Computational Medicinal Chemistry, Properties of Small Molecules, Protein Structure, Protein-Ligand Interactions, Protein Kinases, Cannabinoid Receptors, Malaria
Dr. Mahmoud A. ElSohly Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery
Dr. Joshua Fleming Pharmacy Practice Diabetes, Residency, Ambulatory Care, and Leadership Development
Dr. Laurie Warrington Fleming Pharmacy Practice Cardiometabolic Disease and Community-Based Research
Dr. Rama S. Gadepalli BioMolecular
Dr. Deborah Gochfeld NCNPR Marine Chemical Ecology, Marine Natural Products, Coral and Sponge Diseases, Environmental Toxicology
Dr. Seena Haines Pharmacy Practice Endocrinology, Obesity, Women’s Health, Tobacco Cessation, Faculty/Preceptor Development
Dr. Stuart T. Haines Pharmacy Practice Ambulatory Care, Anticoagulation Therapy, Diabetes, Hypertension, Implementation Science, Instructional Methods, Instructional Technology, Patient Management, Stroke Prevention, Venous Thromboembolism
Dr. T. Kristopher Harrell Pharmacy Practice Experiential Education, Preceptor Development, Student Development, Cardiovascular Disease, Adult and Childhood Obesity
Dr. H.M.T. Bandara Herath NCNPR
Dr. Erin Holmes Pharmacy Administration Health Policy, Community Pharmacy, Pharmacy Management, Pharmacy Law, Pharmacy Services
Dr. Muhammad Ilias NCNPR Drug Discovery, Anti-Infective, Anticancer, Neuropharmacology, Centrifugal Chromatography
Dr. Anastasia B. Jenkins Pharmacy Practice
Dr. Seongbong Jo Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery Targeted Drug Delivery, Molecular Imaging, Photodynamic Therapy, Stimuli-Sensitive Polymers
Dr. Ikhlas A. Khan NCNPR
Dr. Shabana Khan NCNPR
Dr. Hemant Lata NCNPR
Dr. Hoang V. Le BioMolecular Sciences Medicinal Chemistry, Enzymology
Dr. Kevin Lewellyn NCNPR
Dr. Xing-Cong Li NCNPR Antifungal, Antibacterial, Anti-Infective, Medical Plants, Agrochemical
Dr. Katie S. McClendon Student Services Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Obesity, Bariatric Surgery, Diabetes, Comprehensive Medication Management
Dr. Soumyajit Majumdar Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery

Drug Delivery, Ocular, Transmucosal, Prodrugs, Transporter-targeting, Nanoparticles, Topical, Solubility, Permeability, Bioavailability, Ophthalmics

Dr. Scott S. Malinowski Pharmacy Practice
Dr. S. Narasimha Murthy Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery Dermal, Transdermal, Nail, Intranasal, Brain, Drug Delivery
Dr. Dale G. Nagle BioMolecular Sciences Tumor Metabolism, Antitumor Pharmacology
Dr. N.P. Dhammika Nanayakkara NCNPR
Dr. Ahmed M. Osman NCNPR
Dr. Jason Paris BioMolecular Sciences Addiction, HIV/AIDS, Neurodegeneration, Neuroendocrinology, Psychiatric Disorders, Sex Differences
Dr. David S. Pasco NCNPR Innate Immune Enhancer, Anticancer, Cell Signaling, Botanical Drugs, Screening
Dr. James J. Pitcock Pharmacy Practice Cardiovascular, Heart Failure, Cultural Competency, Pharmacy Practice 
Dr. Joel Randy Pittman Pharmacy Practice
Dr. Vitor Pomin BioMolecular Sciences NMR spectroscopy, structural (glyco)biology, marine natural products, glycomics, carbohydrate-protein interactions, interactomics, anticoagulation and antithrombosis
Dr. Nirmal D.C. Pugh NCNPR Immune, Botanical, Dietary Supplement, Bacterial Endophytes, Standardization
Dr. Mohamed M. Radwan NCNPR
Dr. Vijayasankar Raman NCNPR Plant Taxonomy, Morphology, Anatomy, Identification and Authentication, Light Microscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Botanical Repository, Plant Photography
Dr. Michael A. Repka Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery Hot-Melt Extrusion, Solubility, Drug Delivery Systems, Transmucosal, Formulations
Dr. Daniel M. Riche Pharmacy Practice Cardiometabolics, Diabetes, Lipids, Hypertension, Testosterone, Dietary Supplements, Natural Products, Clinical Trials, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Educational Research
Dr. John M. Rimoldi BioMolecular Sciences
Dr. Rachel C. Robinson Pharmacy Practice Nonprescription, Geriatrics
Dr. Meagen Rosenthal Pharmacy Administration Professional Culture, Change Management, Community Pharmacy, Personality Traits
Dr. Leigh Ann Ross Clinical Affairs
Dr. Samir A. Ross BioMolecular Sciences
Dr. Sudeshna Roy BioMolecular Sciences Synthetic Methods Development, Fluorine Chemistry, Antibiotic Drug Discovery, Medicinal Chemistry
Dr. Ziaeddin Shariat-Madar BioMolecular Sciences
Dr. Joshua Sharp BioMolecular Sciences Mass Spectrometry, Structural Biology, Glycosaminoglycans, Protein-Ligand Interactions, Pathogen-Host Interactions, Chromatography, Protecomics
Dr. Marc Slattery BioMolecular Sciences Marine Ecology, Marine Biotechnology, Environmental Toxicology, Biochemical Adaptations
Dr. Cole Stevens BioMolecular Sciences
Dr. James Stewart BioMolecular Sciences
Dr. Kayla R. Stover Pharmacy Practice Infectious Diseases, Antifungals, Pharmacotherapy, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Microbiology, Education, Teaching and Learning, HIV, Pediatrics  
Dr. Chalet Tan Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery Nanodelivery, Targeted Cancer Therapy, Tumor Hypoxia, Tumor Hypoxia, Tumor Immunology, Pharmacokinetics
Dr. Natascha Techen NCNPR Molecular Marker, DNA Barcode, PCR, Dietary Supplements, Medicinal Plants
Dr. Gary D. Theilman Pharmacy Practice Education, Technology, Assessment, Web
Dr. Siddharth K. Tripathi NCNPR Next Generation Sequencing, RNA-Sequencing, Whole Genome Sequencing, Affymetrix Microarrays, Mechanism of Action, Antifungal Drug Discovery, High Throughput Screens, Drug-Potentiation, Fungal Pathogens, Dose Matrix Assays.
Dr. Jamie L. Wagner Pharmacy Practice Antibiotic Resistance, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Outcomes Research, Epidenmiology of Infectious Diseases
Dr. Larry A. Walker NCNPR
Dr. Yan-Hong Wang NCNPR
Dr. Michael L. Warren Pharmacy Practice
Dr. Donna S. West-Strum Pharmacy Administration
Dr. Noel E. Wilkin Pharmacy Administration
Dr. Kristine L. Willett BioMolecular Sciences Environmental Toxicology, Environmental Chemistry, Anti-Cancer Research, Biomedical Research, Neuroscience, Aquatic Animal Models of Human Diseases, Gene Expression, Marine Biology, Zebrafish
Dr. Christy M. Wyandt Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery
Dr. Yi Yang Pharmacy Administration
Dr. Jianping Zhao NCNPR
Dr. Jordan K. Zjawiony BioMolecular Sciences