Heidi M. Mansour, Ph.D., R.Ph. The University of Arizona-Tucson, Tucson, AZ.

Nov 12, 2015
By Pharmaceutical Technology Editors

Heidi M. MansourProfessor Mansour has faculty appointments in the College of Pharmacy, the BIO5 Research Institute Arizona, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the Institute of the Environment.  Dr. Mansour has published over 70 peer-reviewed scientific papers in high impact scientific journals, 9 book chapters, and many conference abstracts. She has been an invited speaker at national and international conferences in the United States of America, Canada, and Europe.  In addition, she is co-Editor of a nanomedicine drug delivery book published by CRC Press/Taylor & Francis. 

She is an elected Fellow (Overseas Fellow) of the Royal Society of Medicine in London, United Kingdom and an elected member to prestigious honor societies including the Sigma Xi Scientific Research Honor Society, Rho Chi Pharmaceutical Honor Society, Golden Key International Honor Society, Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, and Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society.  She completed postdoctoral fellowships at the U.W.-Madison and at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in the Division of Molecular Pharmaceutics receiving the UNC-Chapel Hill Postdoctoral Award for Research Excellence from the Office of the Vice-Chancellor, the AAPS (American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists) Postdoctoral Fellow Award in Research Excellence, and the PhRMA (Pharmaceutical Researchers & Manufacturers of America) Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship award in Pharmaceutics.

Professor Mansour is a member of the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM), The British Thoracic Society (BTS),  British Society for Nanomedicine, Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences of Great Britain (APSGB), The Aerosol Society (Great Britain), European Federation for Pharmaceutical Sciences (EUFPS), European Respiratory Society (ERS), International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties, International Society for Aerosols in Medicine (ISAM), International Association of Colloid and Interface Scientists (IACIS), American Thoracic Society (ATS), the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), American Society for Nanomedicine (ASNM), American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS), Controlled Release Society (CRS), American Chemical Society (ACS), the Biochemical Society, and the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC).

Her research expertise is sought out as an expert member of the NIH U.S. Pediatric Formulations Initiative (PFI) New Drug Delivery Systems (NDDS) & Aerosol Working Group and is an expert member of study sections at the US National Institutes of Health (NIH).  In addition, she is an expert reviewer for the Austrian Science Fund, the Indo-US Science & Technology, the German-Israeli Foundation (GIF) for Scientific Research and Development, the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst Dienst (DAAD) German International Academic Exchange Service, the Catalent Applied Drug Delivery Institute, and the Cochrane Airways Group of the National Health Service (NHS) National Institute for Health Research in Britain.

Professor Mansour has trained Postdoctoral Scholars, Visiting Scholars/Professors, graduate students, physician-scientist (MD/PhD) fellows, pharmacy student researchers and undergraduate student research fellows. Her research program has produced Senior Research Scientists currently employed at major pharmaceutical companies in the USA. Her pulmonary research program has produced a number of Assistant Professors currently employed at universities in the Republic of S. Korea and in the USA. 

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