ABOUT ME

2013 – Present: Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

2011 – 2013: Professor & Founding Chair: Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences [Tenured]

2004 – 2011: Professor–AMS Coll. of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (Tenured)

1999 – 2003: Associate Professor–AMS Coll. of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (Tenured 1999)

1994 – 1999: Assistant Professor–AMS Coll. of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

2003 – Present: Professor at Creighton University Coll. of Pharm. & Alld. Hlth Profs (Contributory category Faculty)

http://www.manchester.edu/pharmacy/

EDITORIAL APPOINTMENTS:

(i) “EDITOR: SIDE EFFECTS OF DRUGS: ANNUAL”, Elsevier Publications [A practitioners serial published since 1977] http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/bookseries/03786080

(ii) Archives of Toxicology (Editorial Board Member): 1998 – Present [Impact factor: 5.25]
[http://www.springer.com/biomed/pharmaceutical+science/journal/204?detailsPage=editorialBoard]

(iii) Associate Editor: Encyclopedia of Toxicology (World Series), 2011 to Present; http://mrw.elsevier.com/txe3new/editors.html

(iv) Member, Edi. Board: Experimental & Clinical Sciences, 2011- Present
http://www.excli.de/editorial_board.php

(v) Editor: (Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacology)
http://www.aspbs.com/jpsp/editorial_jpsp.htm

(vi) A. Member, Edi. Board: Oxidative Medicine & Cellular Longevity: 2009 – Present
http://www.hindawi.com/journals/omcl/editors/
B. http://www.hindawi.com/journals/isrn/editors/toxicology/

(vii) Member, Edi. Board: European Journal of Toxicological Sciences, 2012 – Present
http://scik.org/index.php/ejts/announcement/view/21

(viii) Member, Edi. Board: Journal of Toxicological Education (An Int. Journal dedicated to Teaching methods) http://www.jtoxed.org/index.php/jtoxed/about/editorialTeam

(ix) Member, Editorial Board: Journal of Pharmacology & Clinical Toxicology-
http://www.jscimedcentral.com/Pharmacology/editors.php

(x) Guest Editor 1997: Comments on Toxicology Special Issue: Apoptosis in Health & Disease, 1997 (https://books.google.com/books?id=fSWdF5JzTtEC&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false)

(xi) Toxicology Letters (Editorial Board member): 1999-2003

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Science: Ravenshaw College (Ravenshaw University)- Chemistry, Biology, 1971-1975, India
http://www.ravenshawuniversity.ac.in/

Master of Science (Life Sciences): University of Indore (DAVV); 1975-1977;  Indiahttp://www.dauniv.ac.in/

Research Fellow in Medical Virology-Immunology: Central Research Institute (ICMR-Govt of India)- 1977-1978
http://www.nti.org/facilities/145/

Research Fellow in Medical Microbiology-Immunology: Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh, India- 1978-1979 http://pgimer.edu.in/PGIMER_PORTAL/PGIMERPORTAL/home.jsp

PhD (Doctor of Philosophy in Life sciences): University of Indore (DAVV): 1979-1984; India
http://www.dauniv.ac.in/
http://www.dauniv.ac.in/new.php (School of Life Sciences)

POSTDOCTORAL:

1984-1986: Joint Graduate Program in Toxicology-JGPT-Rutgers University [ERNEST MARIO COLLEGE OF PHARMACY-EOHSI] (NIAAA-RO1: Title-Ethanol & acetaminophen induced mechansims of liver injry-Intralobular metabolic heterogenity; biochemical & molecular mechanisms) [First Postdoc. Fellow of JGPT]

1986-1988: Post-Doc: Dept. of Biology & Molecular Biol – Univ. of California at Santa Cruz (NIH: Title – Hormonal regulation of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Endocrinetoxicology study in vivo & in vitro)

1988-1989: Res. Associate: Dept. of Pharmacol. & Toxicol – Univ. of Miss. Medical Center (NIEHS: Title – Role of cellular regeneration during halocarbon hepatotoxicity in vivo & in vitro; Potentiation of halocarbon toxicity by various alcohols)

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE/SR. RESEARCH ASSOCIATE/RES. TOXICOLOGIST:

1989 – 1992: UNM Coll. of Pharmacy – Toxicology Program (NIH/NIGMS : Title – Mechanisms of acetaminophen-induced liver injury; Mechanisms of cell injury & cell death: APOPTOSIS IN VIVO) [First Res. Assoc./PDF of UNM-Tox. Prog]

1992 – 12/1993: Sr. Res. Assoc/Research Toxicologist- Medical College of Virginia, Richmond – Environ. & Mol. Tox. Program- (NIEHS-RO1: Title – Molecular mechanisms of cell injury & cell death – Protective role of antioxidants/tocopherol derivatives on xenobiotic-induced cell injury cell death in vitro & in vivo)

ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES (UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE LEVEL)

Chair: Research committee

Member: Curriculum Committee

Member, Curricular Assessment Committee-Professional & Graduate Programs

Member-Hon. Degree Awards Committee-AMS College of Pharmacy

ACPE’s Graduate Reaserch LIASON

ASSOCIATE GRAND MARSHALL-PHARMACY GRADUATION COMMENCEMENT

Member: Disciplinary Committee-Professional & Graduate Programs

NATIONAL LEVEL [Elected office]

• VOLWILER AWARDS COMMITTEE (PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES)  (AACP) 2011-2012

SOCIETY OF FREE RADICAL BIOLOLGY & MEDICINE’S SR. INVESTIGATOR & DISCOVERY AWARDS COM 2009-PRESENT

SFRBM’S LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS COMMITTEE: 2009-Present

• NIH–NLM–TOXLEARN PROJECT: 2007-Present toxlearn.nlm.nih.gov/

• SOCIETY OF TOXICOLOGY-EDUCATION COMMITTEE–2007-2010

• SOCIETY OF TOXICOLOGY-Undergraduate Task Force Subcommittees–2007-Present

OTHER  ACHIEVEMENTS

• Guest Editor of ‘Comments on Toxicology’ (Spl.Issue on Apoptosis in Health & Disease) , 1997

Organizer/Chairperson Continuing Education-Symposiums at the National Meetings

• 2002: Regulation of Drug and Chemically-Induced Apoptotic Cell Death: New In Vivo Perspectives(SOT Meeting, Nashville, TN)

• 1996: Apoptosis: Recent Advances in Detection and Regulation (SOT Meeting, Los Angeles, CA)

GRANT REVIEWER (NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL)

•  US Dept. of Energy
•  University Grants Committee, Hong Kong
•  Israel Academy of Sciences
•  NSERC, Canada

PATENT Ray et. al., June, 2001: Prevention and treatment of acetaminophen toxicity with grape seed proanthocyanidin extract.