College of Pharmacy

Avedisian Hall, 7 Greenhouse Road Kingston, RI 02881

pharmcol@etal.uri.eduOffice: 401.874.2761 Fax: 401.874.2181

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Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences

David Rowley, Ph.D, Department Chair

Located in Suite 245 on Level 2 of Avedisian Hall

The Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences offers M.S. and Ph.D.Pharmaceutical Sciences degrees with the following specializations:

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A number of interdisciplinary as well as specialized courses are built into the curriculum to prepare the students for diverse career opportunities in industry, academia, and government agencies.

The department is well funded by both the National Institutes of Health and the pharmaceutical industry, and it houses a core research facility with state-of-the-art research equipment. Faculty research interests are described under the departmental faculty listing.


BPS Faculty and Staff

Professor & Ernest Mario Distinguished Chair in Pharmaceutics

Office: 495A Lab: 490

Kim Andrews

Core Facility Assistant

Office: 405

Laura Arrighi

Program Assistant, RI-INBRE

Office: 495J

Research Assistant Professor

Office: 323 Lab: 321

Assistant Professor

Office: 495M Lab: 420


Assistant Professor

Office: 395L Lab: 480


Office: 230N Lab: 470

Coordinator INBRE and Professor

Office: 495E Lab: 450

Associate Professor

Office: 395C Lab: 350

Assistant Professor

Office: 395K

Paula Grammas


Christopher Hemme

Assistant Professor Research, INBRE Bioinformatics Core Coordinator

Office: 495K

Professor, Director of the B.S.P.S. Program

Office: 495L Lab: 470

Associate Professor

Office: 395A Lab: 320

Assistant Professor

Office: 495N

Assistant Professor

Chemical Engineering/Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Sciences

Jyothi Menon

Assistant Professor

Office: 395Q Lab: 470

Senior Gardener

Office: 183

401.874.2849 or

Department Administrator

Office: 245B


Office: 245A

BPS Department Chair and Professor

Office: 495C Lab: 430

Dean of the Graduate School and Professor

Office: 395F Lab: 380

Associate Professor

Office: 495B Lab: 440

Director of INBRE and Professor

Office: 495F Lab: 480

Assistant Professor

Office: 495C Lab: 460

Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Programs

Office: 395D Lab: 340

William Van Nostrand

Herrmann Professor of Neuroscience

Assistant Professor

Office: 395M Lab: 330

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