FAMU RCMI INTERNAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEMBERS

The committee 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 both the COPPS and CST. The IAC meet annually 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. The twelve RCMI/IAC member locations along with contact information are provided below:

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY AND PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES
Dr. Karam F.A. Soliman
Associate Dean for Research
Distinguished Professor
Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences
RCMI Principal Investigator,
Director, Center of Excellence for
Cancer Research
Training and Community Service
College of Pharmacy and
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Florida A&M University
1520 South Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Dyson Pharmacy Building, Room 104
Tallahassee, FL 32307
t. 850.599.3301/850.599.3306
f. 850. 599.3347
karam.soliman@famu.edu

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY AND PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES
Dr. Michael Thompson
Professor and Dean
College of Pharmacy and
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Florida A&M University
New Pharmacy Building, Room 329
1415 South Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Tallahassee, FL 32307
t. 850.599-3301
f. 850.599-3347
michael.thompson@famu.edu

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY AND
PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES

Dr. Carl B. Goodman
Assistant Dean for Research and
Graduate Studies and
Division Director of Basic
Pharmaceutical Sciences
RCMI Associate Program Director and
Core Leader, Biotechnology Research
Investigational Core
Dyson Pharmacy Building, Room 201
1520 South Martin Luther King Jr.
Boulevard
Tallahassee, FL 32307
t.850.599.3128
f.850.599.3347
carl.goodman@famu.edu

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY AND
PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES

Dr. Seth Y. Ablordeppey
Professor and Fulbright Scholar
Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences
College of Pharmacy and
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Dyson Pharmacy Building, Room 130
1520 South Martin Luther King Jr.
Boulevard
Tallahassee, FL 32307
t. 850.599-3834
f. 850.599-3934
seth.ablordeppey@famu.edu

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY AND PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES
Dr. Thomas J. Fitzgerald
Professor and Associate Dean
for Academic Affairs
Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences
New Pharmacy Building, Room 304
1415 South Martin Luther King Jr.
Boulevard
Tallahassee, FL 32307
t. 850.599.3578
f. 850.599.3347
thomas.fitzgerald@famu.edu

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY AND PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES
Dr. Mandip S. Sachdeva
Professor and Section Leader of
Pharmaceutics Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences
Dyson Pharmacy Building, Room 021
1520 South Martin Luther King Jr.
Boulevard
Tallahassee, FL 32307
t.850.599.2790
f.850.599.3347
mandip.sachdeva@famu.edu

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Dr. Maurice Edington
Professor and Dean
College of Science and Technology
University Commons Building, Room 105
1610 South Martin Luther King Jr.
Boulevard
Tallahassee, FL 32307
t. 850.412.5978
f. 850.412-7303
maurice.edington@famu.edu

DIVISION OF SPONSORED RESEARCH
Dr. Kinfe K. Redda
Professor and Vice President for
Research
Ad Hoc Member and
Core Leader, Drug Discovery Core
Foote-Hilyer Administration Center,
Room 410
Florida A&M University
Tallahassee, FL 32307
t.850.412.5102 / 412.5219
f.850.412.5096
kinfe.redda@famu.edu

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY AND
PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES

Dr. John S. Cooperwood
Professor of Medicinal Chemistry
Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences
College of Pharmacy and
Pharmaceutical Sciences
FSH/SRC Building, Room 308-G
1515 South Martin Luther King Jr.
Boulevard
Tallahassee, FL 32307
t. 850.599-3110
f. 850.599-3234
john.cooperwood@famu.edu

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY AND PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES
Dr. Cynthia M. Harris
Director and Professor
Institute of Public Health
College of Pharmacy and
Pharmaceutical Sciences
FSH/SRC Building, Room 207-D
1515 South Martin Luther King Jr.
Boulevard
Tallahassee, FL 32307
t. 850.599.3254
f. 850.599.8830
cynthia.harris@famu.edu

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Dr. James H. Bouyer
Professor and Chair,
Chemistry Department
Jones Hall Building, Room 219C
1530 South Martin Luther King Jr.
Boulevard
Tallahassee, FL 32307
t. 850.599.3638 / 599.8420
f. 850.561.2388
james.bouyer@famu.edu

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Dr. Lekan M. Latinwo
Professor and Chair,
Biology Department
Jones Hall Building, Room 211
1530 South Martin Luther King Jr.
Boulevard
Tallahassee, FL 32307
t. 850.599.3908
f. 850.599.2996
lekan.latinwo@famu.edu