Syed A. A. Rizvi

MD, PhD (Pharmaceutics), PhD (Chemistry), MPH, MBA, MS, MSc
Office: By Appointment
Hours: By Appointment

Dr. Rizvi is a broadly trained scientist, educator, and healthcare contributor, equipped with extensive training and academic background in clinical and translational research spanning over 25 years. The nature of most of his professional experiences is industrial, academic, administration, and healthcare settings.

He has published over Published 210 peer-reviewed articles, including journal publications, book chapters, books, US patents, and oral/poster presentations. His publications include highly rated-articles and cover articles. He also serves on the Editorial Boards/Panels of different journals (in various capacities) and reviews manuscripts and books for over 185 well-known scientific publications (journals and books). Dr. Rizvi enjoys teaching, cooking, and practicing martial arts (Hakko-Ryu Jujutsu and Okinawan Goju Ryu Karate).

His research interests incorporate clinical and translational research including clinical trials, graduate medical education (GME) pharmaceutical formulations (direct compressed tablets, topicals and liquids); ionic liquid formation and cocrystallization of the pharmaceutical compounds; nano and micro-encapsulation of the drugs for targeting and controlled release; multistep synthesis of small organic molecules; pharmaceutical analysis (forensics and method development); design and synthesis of novel monomeric and polymeric surfactants for separation of chiral and achiral compounds in micellar electrokinetic chromatography (MEKC); method development and validation for separations of achiral and chiral compounds utilizing MEKC-UV/MS and HPLC-UV-MS; application of cryogenic high resolution scanning electron microscopy (Cryo-HRSEM) and analytical ultracentrifuge for characterization of polymeric surfactants; chemical transformation of pharmacologically active compounds using microbial whole cultures; isolation and pharmacology of compounds from fungal metabolites and medicinal plants; fragrance and aroma chemistry.