Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Yeboah, Kwame

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Campus: West Palm Beach

Phone: (561) 803-2763
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School and Department

The Lloyd L. Gregory School of Pharmacy
Pharmacy (PR)

Faculty Profile

Full Name: Kwame Yeboah

Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

B.S., University of Science and Technology (Ghana); M.S., University of Ghana (Ghana); M.P.H., Ph.D., Mercer University.

Dr. Yeboah came to PBA after 9 years as associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences at Harding University College of Pharmacy, Searcy, Arkansas. During his time at Harding, he was the coordinator of the introduction to pharmaceutical sciences and calculations, pharmaceutics, and the pharmaceutical compounding laboratory core courses, as well as the major world diseases elective course. He also taught in the medical microbiology, pathophysiology, principles of drug action, and special populations courses in the pharmacy program, as well as in the clinical medicine course of the physician assistant program.

Dr. Yeboah is on the graduate faculty of University of Maryland Eastern Shore and serves as an adjunct professor for thesis adjudication in Universities of Pakistan and Andhra University in India.

Prior to joining academia, Dr. Yeboah worked for several years as the officer in charge of disease control activities in the Ministry of Health of Ghana, as a research scientist at the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research and the Emory University School of Medicine, as a medical technologist at the American Red Cross, and as a research scientist at the Altea Therapeutics biotech company in Atlanta.

Dr. Yeboah’s research interest is in microparticulate drug delivery systems and transdermal delivery of protein drugs; he is currently working on oral Mycobacterium tuberculosis vaccines, transdermal delivery of insulin, and topical ointments for wound dressing and Mycobacterium ulcerans infection. He has authored several articles in publications such as Journal of Microencapsulation, Journal of Drug Targeting, Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, European Journal of Chemistry, Molecular Pharmaceutics and Organic Process Research, International Journal of Pharmacy and Integrated Life Sciences, and Parasitology International and has a chapter in the book Nanoparticulate Vaccine Delivery Systems published by Pan Sanford Publishing in 2015. He is currently contracted by Pan Sanford Publishing to write a pharmaceutical calculations textbook.

Dr. Yeboah serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Journal of Microencapsulation, Vaccines, European Journal of Chemistry, Advances in Analytical Chemistry, Neuroscience Letters, Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy and Journal of Drug Targeting. He is a member of the First Assemblies of God Church.