Michael A. Odeniyi Ph.D, is a Senior Lecturer and the acting Head of the Department of Pharmaceutics and Industrial Pharmacy, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. He graduated with the Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm.) degree from the University of Ibadan in 1995 and obtained his M.Sc. in Pharmaceutics in 1999. He also obtained his Ph.D in Pharmaceutics from the same department in 2007.
Dr Odeniyi joined the University of Ibadan as a Graduate Assistant in 1998 and was promoted Senior Lecturer in 2007. He currently teaches courses in Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology to both undergraduate and postgraduate students. He has at various times been a visiting lecturer to the Gifu Pharmaceutical University, Japan and Postdoctoral scholar at the University of Science, Penang, Malaysia. He has also served as External Examiner in Pharmaceutics to Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye.
Dr Odeniyi is a registered Pharmacist and active member of National Association of Pharmacists in Academia (NAPA). He is also a member of other learned societies including Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Material and Technological Society of Nigeria (MSN) and International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE). He is a co-investigator with the Centre for Drug Discovery, Development and Production (CDDDP) and his research interests include the use of natural and modified polymers in drug delivery systems. He has over forty published articles and has presented his research findings at local and international conferences.
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