Staff and Staff Information

Director  |  Faculty  | Administrative & Technical


Dr. Rajiv DahiyaDr. Rajiv Dahiya, D.Sc (Clinical Pharmacology, OIUCM), Ph.D (UPTU, Lucknow, India), M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Chemistry (RGUHS, Bangalore, India), B.Pharm (Gulbarga University, Karnataka, India), FAPP, FICCE.

Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Research Interests: Synthesis and biological evaluation of complex natural cyclooligopeptides by solution-phase technique; Preparation and pharmacological screening of amino acid and peptide derivatives of heterocyclic and other aromatic compounds; Design and synthesis of amino acid/peptide-based prodrugs etc.

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Dr. Andanappa GadadProfessor Andanappa Gadad , B. Pharm., M. Pharm., Ph. D

Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Research Interests: Currently teaches Pharmaceutical Chemistry (PHAR 1202) and Medicinal Chemistry (PHAR 2202) both theory and labs to undergraduate students. His research interests include Anti-bacterial, anti-tubercular, anticancer and antihypertensive drug therapy and pro-drug development. He is also member of advisory committee for some graduate students

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Dr. S PandeyProfessor Sureshawar Pandey, Ph.D. Pharmaceutics ( KMC Manipal, India), M.Pharm. Pharmaceutics (BHU, Varanasi, India), B.Pharm. (BHU, India), B.Sc. Chemistry (BHU, India), FAGE Manipal, India

Professor in Pharmaceutics
Research Interests: Design and Evaluation of Novel Delivery Systems, and Pharmacovigilance.

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M GuptaDr. Madan Mohan Gupta, B.Pharm, M.Pharm, Ph.D. (Pharmaceutics), MBA (HRM), FICS, FIAPST, FABSc

Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutics
Research Interests: Formulation Design and Development of Solid Dosage form (conventional and sustained Release), Formulation Design and Development of Novel Drug Delivery System, Enhancement of Flowability of Poorly Flowable Drugs using Spherical Crystallization Techniques, Solubility Enhancement of Poorly soluble Drugs using Different Techniques, Taste Masking of Bitter Drugs

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p sealyDr. Patricia Sealy, Pharm.D, Ph.D. (Mississippi, USA)

Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice
Research Interests: Antimicrobial surveillance/resistance patterns in Trinidad and Tobago, and the wider Caribbean from an epidemiological perspective, in-vivo/in-vitro release of antifungal agents from biodegradable bone cements in animal model, and evaluative research on pharmacist managed chronic disease states.

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Dr. Sameer DhingraDr. Sameer Dhingra, Ph.D. (GJUST, Hisar, India), M.Pharm. Pharmacy Practice (RGUHS, Bangalore, India), B.Pharm. (The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai, India), RPh

Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice
Research Interests: Clinical: Medication safety; rational use of medicines; pharmacovigilance particularly ADR monitoring and reporting; drug Information services; clinical guidelines; psychiatric disorders. Experimental/pharmacological: behavioural and psychopharmacological studies including development of animal models

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Mobile: +1868 460 3832

r extavourDr. Rian Marie Extavour, B.Sc. Pharm, M.Sc. (Clinical Pharmacy, Aberdeen UK), PgCert (Univ Teaching & Learning, UWI), M.Sc. (Pharmacovigilance & Pharmacoepidemiology, Bordeaux France), Ph.D. (Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy, Athens, GA USA), RPh

Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice; Associate Dean Public Relations | Tel/ext: (868)-645-3232 ext. 3044

Diane IgnacioDr. Diane Ignacio, Pharm.D. (Washington DC, USA)

Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy Practice
Research Interests: Chronic disease management and risk reduction. Using preclinical models to assess the biological activity of bioactive compounds on molecular pathways.

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s maharajDr. Sandeep  Maharaj BSc. Pharmacy, RPh., M.B.A.(Entrepreneurship & Innovation) D.B.A. Associate Dean Distance Education , Projects and Planning, Faculty of Medical Sciences

Lecturer  & Coordinator Pharmacy Administration
1-868- 645-2640 ext. 5025 cell: 1-868-724-5929 

s maharajDr. Satish Jankie, BSc. Pharm. Ph.D. (Pharmacology). RPh.

Lecturer in Pharmacology

(868)-645-3232 ext. 5017

s singhDr. Shamjeet Singh, B.Sc. (General Agriculture), Ph.D. (Biochemistry), PgCert (University Teaching and Learning)

Lecturer in Integrated Basic Health Sciences (Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry and Community Health)
(868)-645-3232 ext. 4756

The following part-time faculty of the School of Pharmacy are available for consultation in their specialties:

  • Dr. Richard Fairman. Ph.D. (Inorganic Chemistry).
  • Dr. Verrol Simmons, M.Sc, Ph.D., CSci, CChem, MRSC (Toxicology).
  • Mr. Andrew Rahaman, LLB (President , Pharmacy Board of T&T, Legal Aspects of Pharmacy).

Administrative, Technical & Service

Ms. Maria Brooks

Administrative Assistant
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Mrs. Jane Sookdhan-Browne

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Mrs. Melanie Boxill

Clerical Assistant II
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Mrs. Parbatie Ramgoolie

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Mr. Matthew Eversley

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Mr. Terry Ramnanansingh

Tel/ext: (868)-645-2640 ext 5028
Mobile: (868)308-0831

Mr. Bobby Samaroo

Laboratory Assistant
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Mr. Yohance Matsimela

Laboratory Assistant
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Mr. Theron Guiseppi

Office Attendant
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