The RCMI Program IAC is composed of biomedical/behavioral faculty members and administrators from the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (COPPS), Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences and College of Science and Technology (CST), Department of Biology and Chemistry. The members consist of the Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI) Program participants, and departmental division chairpersons from the COPPS and CST. The IAC meets quarterly with the RCMI principal investigator, associate program director, core leaders, pilot project investigators and research participants to review the goals and objectives. Each core leader, pilot project investigator and research participant is required to submit a progress report and/or give an oral presentation of his/her accomplishments at the annual meeting.

INTERNAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEMBERS 2017-2018

Michael D. Thompson, Pharm.D., AAHIVP
Dean and Professor
College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Campus

Karam F.A. Soliman, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator
Distinguished Professor, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Campus

Seth Y. Ablordeppey, Ph.D.
Professor and Director, Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences
College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Campus

James H. Bouyer, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Chemistry Department
College of Science and Technology Campus

John S. Cooperwood, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicinal Chemistry
College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Campus

Carl B. Goodman, Ph.D.
Associate Program Director
Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education
Academic Affairs Campus

Cynthia M. Harris, Ph.D.
Director and Professor, Institute of Public Health
College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Campus

Lekan M. Latinwo, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Biology Department
College of Science and Technology

Kinfe K. Redda, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Medicinal Chemistry
College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Campus

Mandip S. Sachdeva, Ph.D.
Professor of Pharmaceutics
College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Campus