Distinguished Professor and Head, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
South Dakota State University, College of Pharmacy, USA
Dr. Chandradhar Dwivedi earned his Ph.D. degree from the Pharmacology Department of King George Medical College, Lucknow University, Lucknow, India in 1972. He was a Postdoctoral fellow at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA. He served as faculty member at Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN, and Research Scientist at the Ohio State University, Columbus, OH. He has been a faculty member at the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, South Dakota State University (SDSU) since 1987. He was awarded the title of Distinguished Professor in 2000 and serving as Head of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences since Fall 2003. He is also serving as a Director of Translational Cancer Research Center funded by the State of South Dakota. His current research areas are on neuropharmacology, and cancer prevention and treatment. He has mentored many graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. He has published over 100 research articles in peer reviewed journals. He is member of Editorial Board of several journals. He serves as a reviewer for National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, Philip Morris, Qatar Foundation, and New Investigator Program of American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP). He serves as reviewer for over twenty journals. He has served as President of the SDSU Chapter of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Honor society, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society; and Advisor for Rho Chi Honor Society, Tau Chapter. He has served as a member of AACP Taskforce on Pharmaceutical Sciences Research and Education; and currently serving on 2010-2011 Robert K. Chalmers Distinguished Pharmacy Educator Award Committee of AACP.
Pharmacology, toxicology, and pathophysiology