Alekha K. Dash

Creighton University, USA

Alekha K. Dash is a Professor and the Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Sciences, Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, Omaha, Neb, USA, and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. Dash holds the Gilbert F. Taffe Jr. Endowed Chair at the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in pharmacy in 1981 and 1983, respectively, from Jadavpur University, India, and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Minnesota, Minn, USA, in 1990. He has been a member of the Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health Professions faculty since 1990. His research interests include design and evaluation of novel drug delivery systems, preformulation studies, solid-state characterization of drugs and dosage forms, pharmaceutical analysis, and evaluation and design of dosage forms for nutraceuticals. His teaching responsibilities have included basic pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical analysis, physical pharmacy, solid-state pharmacy, independent research, and industrial pharmacy. Dr. Dash has received several awards for teaching, research, and service. He has more than 50 publications in peer-reviewed and professional journals. He has one patent and two pendings. He is a member of six professional societies, serves on numerous editorial boards, and is a reviewer for 20 peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Dash has authored chapters in number of texts and has been invited to present at international, national, and local levels.

Biography Updated on 8 April 2010

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