Heidi M Mansour
Department of Pharmaceutics & Pharmaceutical Technology
University of Kentucky, USA
She currently holds Faculty appointments and Graduate appointments in the UK College of Pharmacy, Graduate Faculty at UNC-Chapel Hill, Faculty Associate of the UK Membrane Center, Faculty Mentor in the NSF IGERT Graduate Training Program and NSF REU Training program joint with the UK College of Engineering. Prior to her faculty appointment at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, she was an Instructor (both in the Graduate and Pharm.D. Programs) and a Postdoctoral Fellow and Scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Pharmacy, in the Division of Molecular Pharmaceutics, receiving the 2007 UNC-Chapel Hill Postdoctoral Award for Research Excellence from the Office of the Vice-Chancellor. A Registered Pharmacist for over 10 years, she earned a BS in Pharmacy, PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences with a PhD Major in Drug Delivery/Pharmaceutics (School of Pharmacy) and a PhD Minor in Advanced Physical & Biophysical Chemistry (Dept of Chemistry), all from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Research focuses on the application of nanomedicine/nanoimaging, colloidal self-assemblies, targeted multifunctional particulate delivery, nanoliposomal drug delivery, nanoliposomal biophysics, controlled release drug delivery, pulmonary delivery systems, and nanoaerosol science.