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Prof. Herbert A. B. Coker

Executive Chairman
Pharmaceutical technology
PharmAust Ltd
South Africa


          Prof. Herbert A. B. Coker has served as Non-Executive Director of Pharma-Deko Plc since April 28, 2015. He is a Professor of Pharmacy. He holds a B.Sc. in Pharmacy from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (1976) before obtaining his Ph. D from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow (July 1984). He has spent his entire career in the Education sector and is currently the Dean, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lagos. He started his teaching career in 1984 and has held numerous posts among which are: Ag. Head, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry (1987 - 1991), Professor and Head of Pharmaceutical Chemistry (1994 - 1997), College Dean, School of Pharmacy, College of Medicine, University of Lagos (1997 - 2001), Deputy Provost, College of Medicine, University of Lagos; 2001 - 2003, Member of Senate, University of Lagos, Member, Faculty of Consultancy Groups, among others. He has supervised over 200 M.Sc. and Ph.D. dissertations and is a member of many professional bodies; Fellow, West African Postgraduate College of Pharmacists, Member, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (MPSN), Member, Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN), and Member, International Society for the Study of Xenobiotics (ISSX) among others. He is currently the Faculty Dean, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lagos.

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Drug Delivery Research Novel Drug Delivery Systems Smart Drug Delivery Technology

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