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Name: Pramod B. Mahajan


Position : Associate Professor

Department : Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

College:  Drake University School of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

Phone: 515-271-3022 Fax: 515-271-1867;  Email: pramod.mahajan@drake.edu


International Teaching and Research Interests : 


1.     Understanding genetic basis of differential drug response in different ethnic groups

2.     Understanding genetic basis of action of Asian traditional and folk medicine


Geographic Areas of Special Interets


1.     Asia

2.     Africa


Languages spoken


1.     Marathi

2.     Hindi

3.     Urdu


Professional Organizations


1.      Americal Association for Advancement of Science

2.     Genetics Society of America

3.     American Society for Microbiology

4.     American Assocaiton of Pharmaceutical Scientiests


Civic Organization


1.     Iowa Council for International Understanding

2.     Interfaith Alliance

3.     Des Moines Area Religious Council

4.     India Cultural  Association of Central Iowa


Interested in contacts with


1.     International visitors : yes

2.     Media : Yes

3.     Community groups : Yes


Additional Information:  Interested and actively involved in organizing various cultural and educational activities.  Contributed to numerous workshops/seminars through Iowa Art Council, Iowa Asian Alliance and Des Moines Area Religious Council. 

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August 21, 2014
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