Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Contact Information

Courses

  • Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery Systems
  • Sterile Products and Biopharmaceuticals
  • Pharmaceutical Calculations I, II
  • Oral Dosage Forms and Biopharmaceutics/Pharmacokinetics
  • Physical Pharmacy

Research

  • Drug delivery system
  • 3D printing
  • Hydrogel
  • Biodegradable implant
  • Suppository
  • Sublingual film
  • Nanomedicine
  • Surgical oncology

Education

  • BPharm, Sookmyung Women’s University
  • MS, Sookmyung Women’s University
  • PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Academic Profile

Dr. Cho joined the School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in January 2018. Dr. Cho received a BS in Pharmacy and an MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Sookmyung Women’s University, South Korea. Dr. Cho received a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the School of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

In 2014, Dr. Cho accepted her first faculty position at the St. Louis College of Pharmacy and served as Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences for 3.5 years.

In FDU, Dr. Cho teaches Pharmaceutics-related courses and hands-on compounding laboratories.

Dr. Cho is a faculty advisor of the Student Pharmacists Association (SPA) and the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS-FDU Chapter).Dr. Cho has an open-door policy and encourages student-faculty interactions inside and outside of class.

Dr. Cho’s research interests involve the development of various drug delivery systems including polymeric micelles, thermosensitive hydrogels, biodegradable implants, sublingual films, and suppositories. Dr. Cho is interested in understanding the physicochemical properties of drug delivery systems, utilizing 3D printing technology for the convenient and precise production of dosage forms, and taking additional steps to assess their potential values in pre- and clinical settings. In efforts to translate basic-science results into pharmaceuticals, Dr. Cho builds collaboration with industry. Dr. Cho is an inventor of two U.S. and two Korean patents.

Dr. Cho hopes to engage students in hands-on drug delivery research and active learning in compounding laboratories.

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