Dr. Yashwant Pathak awarded Fulbright Scholar Award

The USF College of Pharmacy’s Yashwant Pathak, MPharm, EMBA, PhD, was recently awarded a Fulbright Scholar Award.


Dr. Pathak, professor and associate dean for Faculty Affairs in the College of Pharmacy, will be working in the College of Pharmacy of the Surabaya University in Indonesia.

The six-month visit will go from January to June 2017 and will offer Dr. Pathak the opportunity to teach two courses in nano technology and help students there learn how to build courses in their own curriculum based on nano drug delivery systems. He will also help organize a conference on nanotechnology and initiate research in the field of drug delivery systems.

Prior to his trip to Indonesia, Dr. Pathak will also travel to Australia from June to July 2016 as part of an Endeavour Executive Fellowship he was awarded by the Australian government. The fellowship will be at Deakin University, where Dr. Pathak will work to establish research collaboration in the field of gene nano drug delivery.