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Moses Oyewumi, Ph.D.

Moses Oyewumi

Phone: 330.325.6669
Email: moyewumi@neomed.edu

Room: RGE 435

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Academic Title(s)

  • Course Director for Pharmaceutics and Advanced Pharmaceutical Compounding courses

Administrative Title(s)

  • Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences


Dr. Moses Oyewumi is a pharmaceutical scientist/faculty member in our College of Pharmacy.

Dr. Oyewumi earned his Ph.D. from the University of Kentucky, and he completed post-doctoral training at the University of Kentucky and at the University of Iowa.

Prior to the current position, Dr. Oyewumi was a Formulation Scientist, Pharmaceutics R&D and later became the Formulation team leader in the pharmaceutical company.

He is a recipient of many academic and industrial innovation awards including Elsevier’s Top Ten Most Cited Paper and Technical Excellence Award.

He received the prestigious 2015-16 NEOMED Faculty award. Dr. Oyewumi has authored/co-authored over 90 peer-reviewed publications, abstracts/presentations, and 10 industrial technical papers as well as five patents/patents pending in the area of nanotherapeutics, bioengineering, formulation development, targeted drug delivery, and nanotechnology.

Area of Expertise/Research Interests

  • Advanced drug delivery systems for regenerative therapies
  • Fabrication and assessment of novel drug delivery systems
  • Biocompatibility/toxicological assessment of nanotherapeutics
  • Bioengineering and application of innovative drug delivery platforms for cancer therapy

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Kentucky, College of Pharmacy, 2003.


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