2019: Interim Chair & Professor of Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences, Touro College of Pharmacy/ School of Osteopathic Medicine
2018 – Present: Professor of Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences, Touro College of Pharmacy/ School of Osteopathic Medicine
2011 – 2018: Professor & Founding Chair: Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manchester University [Tenured]
2004 – 2011: Professor of Pharmaceutical sciences – A & MS Coll. of Pharmacy Health Sciences (Tenured)
1999 – 2003: Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical sciences – A & MS Coll. of Pharmacy Health Sciences (Tenured 1999)
1994 – 1999: Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, Toxicology & Medicinal Chemistry, A & MS Coll. of Pharmacy & Health Science
(i) “EDITOR: SIDE EFFECTS OF DRUGS: ANNUAL”, Elsevier Publications [A practitioners serial published since 1977] http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/bookseries/03786080
(ii) Associate Editor: Archives of Toxicology- January 2015 – Present….
Editorial Board Member: 1998 – Dec 2014 [Impact factor: 6.62]
(iii) A. Editor: Oxidative Medicine & Cellular Longevity: 2009 – Present [Impact Factor- 4.49] http://www.hindawi.com/journals/omcl/editors/
(iv) Member, Edi. Board: Experimental and Clinical Sciences, 2011- Present
(v) Associate Editor: Encyclopedia of Toxicology (Vol. 3 – World Series), 2011 to Present; http://www.gbv.de/dms/tib-ub-hannover/799202878.pdf
(vi) Editor Special Thematic Series: Comments on Toxicology- APOPTOSIS IN HEALTH & DISEASE Serial Editor: Comments on Toxicology
(vii) Ed. Board Member: Advances in Translational Medicine research-
(viii) Society of Toxicology Benchmark Edition:
(ix) Journal of Toxicological Education:
Bachelor of Science: Ravenshaw College (Ravenshaw University)- Chemistry, Biology, 1971-1975, India
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
1984-1986: Graduate Program in Pharmacology & Toxicology-JGPT-Rutgers University [ERNEST MARIO COLLEGE OF PHARMACY-EOHSI] (NIAAA-RO1: Title-Ethanol & acetaminophen induced mechanisms of liver injury-Intralobular metabolic heterogeneity; biochemical & molecular drug action mechanisms, pharmacology of ethanol-induced liver injury) [First Postdoc. Fellow of JGPT]
1986-1988: Post-Doc: Dept. of Biology, Molecular Biol – Univ. of California at Santa Cruz (RO1: NIH: Title – Hormonal regulation of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Endocrine-toxicology, in vivo & in vitro toxicology, pharmacology of alcoholism
1988-1989: Res. Associate: Dept. of Pharmacol. & Toxicol – Univ. of Miss. Medical Center (RO1- NIEHS: Title – Role of cellular regeneration during hepatotoxic reactions in vivo & in vitro; Potentiation of halocarbon toxicity by various alcohols, pharmacologic mechanisms)
RESEARCH ASSOCIATE/SR. RESEARCH ASSOCIATE/RES. TOXICOLOGIST:
1989 – 1992: UNM Coll. of Pharmacy – Pharmacology & 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. Pharmacology/ Toxicology- 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]
2016-2018: Secretary: AACP”s GRADUATE EDUCATION-SIG
[ https://www.aacp.org/article/sig-cabinet ]
• 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
SOCIETY OF TOXICOLOGY’s UG Education Initiatives Task Force: 2016- 2018
• 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)
(i) 2014 – 2017: Conseil de recherches en sciences naturelles et en génie du Canada.
(ii) 2014 – 2018: American Assoc of Colleges of Pharmacy- NIA applications
(iii) 2009: Wyeth Consumer Group/FDA Acetaminophen poisoning Focus Group, USA
(iv) 2007-2011: Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC).
(v) 2008: Association for International Cancer Research, London, UK.
(vi) 2005: Consultant: NIH grant, Div. of Basic Biomed. Scs, School of Vet. Medicine, Tuskegee Univ., Alabama.
(vii) 2001-2004: Reviewed grants for Univ. Grants Committee, Research Grants Council of Hong Kong.
(viii) 1999: Served as an expert reviewer for an International grant requested by Israel Academy of Sciences.
(ix) 1998: Served as an expert and reviewed a large U.S. Dept. of Energy’s Multicenter grant.