Duc P. Do, Ph.D., is the Interim Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences (pharmaceutics) at Chicago State University College of Pharmacy (CSU-COP). Prior to joining CSU-COP, he was an assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM), School of Pharmacy. Dr. Do has received awards in recognition of his teaching, research and service.
Dr. Do received his B.S. from the University of Georgia and Ph.D. in pharmaceutical sciences (pharmaceutics) from Mercer University, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences. His research interests are in the areas of cancer epigenetics, drug delivery systems, dosage form formulation, microencapsulation technology, and pharmaceutical compounding. Dr. Do has over 60 publications and presentations. Currently, he serves as a copyeditor for European Journal of Chemistry, as a member of the Editorial Board for seven (7) journals and as a reviewer for fourteen (14) scientific journals. Additionally, Dr. Do has served as an abstract and grant reviewer for several organizations.
In regards to teaching, he has taught pharmaceutics courses, including advanced drug delivery systems, pharmaceutical dosage forms, pharmaceutical compounding and pharmacokinetics.
Dr. Do is a member of several scientific and professional organizations, including the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) and the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS).
Amalia Diaz, B.S. is the Assistant Program Director for the Chicago State University College of Pharmacy (CSU-COP). Mrs. Diaz holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Management Information Systems from Chicago State University in 2005. Mrs. Diaz began her career at Chicago State University as a Procedure and Systems Analyst in the Undergraduate Admissions Office. She served in that position for 3 years. In addition to her current position, she serves as an advisor for the Organization of Latin American Students (O.L.A.S.). As active alum and employee, Mrs. Diaz is proud to be involved in a program that allows her to pay it forward.
Sultan Farabee, is the Recruitment and Student Affairs Coordinator for the Chicago State University College of Pharmacy
(CSU-COP). Mr. Farabee holds a Bachelors Degree in Biological Sciences from Chicago State University in 2001. Mr. Farabee began his career at Chicago State University as a project counselor in the Premedical Education Department in 2005. He served in that position until 2007 when he became the Assistant Director of the newly named Prehealth Professions Office. Mr. Farabee joined the College of Pharmacy in his current position in 2009.
Edith Godinez is the Customer Services Representative II for the Chicago State University College of Pharmacy (CSU-COP) . Mrs. Godinez holds Bachelors in psychology from Chicago State University in 2008. Mrs. Godinez began her career at Chicago State University Customer Services Representative II in the office of Student Financial Aid. She served in that position for 6 years. Mrs. Godinez Joined the college of Pharmacy in 2013.
Naina Richards is the Learning Specialist for the Chicago State University College of Pharmacy (CSU-COP). Ms. Richards holds a Master’s Degree in Education-Instructional Leadership from the University of Illinois at Chicago that she received in 2011. She has previously worked as an Academic Advisor primarily serving adult and non-traditional students. Ms. Richards joined the College of Pharmacy in 2015.