Faculty Details





Dr. Abioye was trained as a pharmacist (B.Pharm. degree) in Nigeria. He is a registered pharmacist with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) and is a member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPharmS) and Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences (APS) in the United Kingdom. He is also a member of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) and American Society for Microbiology (ASM) in the United States. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC) and Higher Education Academy (FHEA). Dr. Abioye has 27 years of experience in various areas of pharmacy practice, including the pharmaceutical industry, community pharmacy, hospital pharmacy and academia. He has been teaching pharmaceutics and pharmaceutical sciences within the pharmacy education curriculum for over 21 years across several countries, including Nigeria, Malawi, China, and the United Kingdom. Within this period, he has held highly responsible positions within the Schools of Pharmacy including Sub Dean of the Faculty, Deputy Programme Leader, Module Leader, Admission Tutor, Chair of several Committees, Coordinator of Continuing Professional Development for Pharmacists, and member of several management boards. His main priorities in pharmaceutics teaching include academic distinctiveness and professionalism through structured integrated learning activities, research-informed scholarship of teaching, cooperative learning, personal tutoring, personal development planning, professional mentoring, and science-practice integration. His outstanding contributions to teaching and research over the years across several countries have earned him several awards and letters of commendations. Dr. Abioye’s broad research focus is the development of drug delivery systems especially for poorly soluble drugs and taste masking of ‘bitter’ drugs. His specific research expertise includes rational design of innovative formulation strategies, quality-driven process optimization, and precision-driven targeted delivery techniques to facilitate drug revival, drug fortification and repurposing as well as personalized therapies including antibiotics, anticancer drugs, NSAIDs, and the like. Other areas of his research interest include rational design of polymer-drug nanoconjugates; nanoemulsion and nanosuspension systems; aqueous (green) crystallization techniques; controlled self- assembly of functionalized polymers; synergistic fixed dose combination of therapeutic agents, and quality control of medicines. Dr. Abioye is also interested in clinical evaluation of the molecular basis of disease pathogenesis, antimicrobial resistance and therapeutic failure of medicinal products used in life threatening diseases, and proffering possible solution models through rational formulation design and operational research. He has authored over 40 quality research articles in reputable international journals with high impact factors, and numerous oral and abstract presentations at international conferences. He has successfully supervised many postgraduate research students to completion of MSc. and Ph.D. degrees, both in Nigeria and the United Kingdom. He is a recognized expert reviewer for many international journals as well as for undergraduate and postgraduate pharmacy programs. Dr. Abioye is a man of faith, committed to leading a Christian life based on the Word of God. He looks forward to continuing his journey with the Lord in West Palm Beach, Florida. He is married to Olubukola Abioye and they are blessed with four children and one granddaughter.


B.Pharm., Obafemi Awolowo University (Nigeria); M.Sc., Ph.D., University of Lagos (Nigeria).