Dr. Sandeep Vansal

Director of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences


Dr. Vansal joined the School of Pharmacy in January 2013 and was appointed Director of Pharmaceutical Sciences in September 2014. As Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dr. Vansal leads the School in teaching Pharmacology and Pathophysiology.

Dr. Vansal received his B.S. in Pharmacy from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia and his Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacology from the School of Pharmacy at the University of Mississippi. Subsequently, he completed a postdoctoral fellowship at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

After completing his postdoctoral fellowship, Dr. Vansal joined the faculty of Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Long Island University. He worked there for over eight years educating Pharm.D. and Master of Science students in Physiology and Pharmacology. Subsequently, Dr. Vansal served as a faculty member at Touro College of Pharmacy, New York for over three years.

Dr. Vansal’s research interests include anti-obesity treatments and anticancer properties of phytochemicals. Dr. Vansal has authored peer-reviewed publications in the areas of basic pharmacology and pharmacy education.

Dr. Vansal is a registered pharmacist in New Jersey.

Research Interests

Obesity and anti-obesity treatments
Anticancer properties of phytochemicals

Professional Affiliations

American Society of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

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Postdoctoral Fellowship
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Doctor of Philosophy, Pharmacology
University of Mississippi
Oxford, Mississippi

Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm)
Addis Ababa University