2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    May 10, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

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Omathanu Perumal, Department Head
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Avera Health and Science Center 275, Box 2202C
605-688-4745 or 605-688-5598

The department offers a comprehensive Ph.D. program in Pharmaceutical Sciences that prepares graduates for academic, industry, and research careers.  Our graduates are well placed in academic, industry, and research institutions in the US and other countries.  In addition to receiving national recognition for their research work, the graduate students are also active in various national scientific organizations.

Our highly dedicated faculty members provide quality education and research training in the pharmaceutical sciences.  The faculty have been recognized for the use of new teaching methods and technology to enhance student learning.  The department has an active research program in cancer, cardiovascular, neuropharmacology, immunology, and eye diseases. The research expertise in the department includes medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, molecular biology, and drug delivery systems.

Graduate Faculty

Wenfeng An, Professor and Markl Faculty Scholar
Gudiseva Chandrasekher, Associate Professor
Hesham Fahmy, Associate Professor
Xiangming Guan, Associate Dean for Research and Professor
Jayarama Gunaje, Associate Professor
Omathanu Perumal, Department Head and Professor
Shafiqur Rahman, Professor
Komal Raina, Associate Professor and Haarberg Chair
Joshua Reineke, Assistant Professor
Teresa Seefeldt, Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Associate Professor
Hemachand Tummala, Professor


Doctoral Degrees

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