Ashok Philip has joined the College of Pharmacy as a professor and director of assessment.
He received his doctorate in medicinal chemistry from the University of Mississippi. He continued his postdoctoral research at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis as well as the Center of Drug Design, housed at the University of Minnesota.
Prior to UAMS, he served as a professor of pharmaceutical sciences and the director of assessment at the Union University College of Pharmacy in Jackson, Tennessee. In his 13 years of teaching experience, he was awarded faculty member of the year ten times.