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About Antoine Al-Achi

Dr. Al-Achi holds a Ph.D. degree from Northeastern University in Biomedical Sciences/Pharmacokinetics. He did his post-doctoral training at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Al-Achi worked as a teaching assistant and instructor at Northeastern University. He joined Campbell University in September of 1989 as an assistant professor to teach pharmaceutics in the Pharm.D. program. He is currently professor at the CUPHS. His research interest includes formulation of peptides and proteins. Dr. Al-Achi is the author of two textbooks and several book chapters. He has authored over 220 research, review, poster, and presentation publications. Dr. Al-Achi teaches pharmaceutics, biostatistics, and botanical/herbal medicine. He also teaches in the graduate school courses in physical pharmacy and design of experiments. He routinely oversees several MS research projects. Dr. Al-Achi has several collaborators from outside Campbell, many of whom are clinicians of their own right.

Positions

Present Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Campbell University
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Grants

2013 - 2017 Academic Research Enhancement Award
National Institutes of Health
Role: Co-Investigator
$300,000
2015 Institutional Development Grant
North Carolina Biotechnology Center
Role: Co-Investigator
$251,085
2013 Institutional Development Grant
North Carolina Biotechnology Center
Role: Co-Investigator
$258,000
2010 Campbell University Center for the Analysis of Pharmaceutical Biomaterials
NC Biotechnology Center
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
$197,981
2006 A Double Blind, Randomized Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Effectiveness Ezetimibe 5mg versus Ezetimibe10 mg when added to Statins in Achieving Adult Treatment Panel III (ATP III) goals
AMRC
Role: Principal Investigator
$7,000
2003 - 2004 Proposal to Determine the Risk of Myalgia in Patients Receiving Concomitant Simvastatin and Gemfibrozil Therapy Principal
AMRC
Role: Co-Investigator
$3,050
1996 - 2001 In Vitro on Compounded Extended Release Morphine Sulfate Capsules
Professional Compounding Centers of America, Inc
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
$12,500
1998 - 1999 Insulin Particle Size as a Function of pH
Faculty Development Funds
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
$1,978
1998 - 1999 Preparation of a Dosage Form Containing Soybean and/or Lima Bean for Human Insulin
Faculty Development Funds
Role: Principal Investigator
$1,945
1997 Cholesterol Absorption: An in vitro Study Using Human Epithelial Cell Line as a Model to Mimic and Control the Intestinal Cholesterol Absorption
Faculty Development Funds
Role: Co-Investigator
$1,000
1997 Extraction and Identification of Major Alkaloids in Solanum Ptycanthum
Faculty Development Funds
Role: Principal Investigator
$1,200
1995 - 1996 Cholesterol Absorption: An in vitro Study Using Human Epithelial Cell Line as a Model to Mimic and Control the Intestinal Cholesterol Absorption
Burroughs Wellcome Funds
Role: Co-Investigator
$3,110
1995 - 1996 Heart Cell Model for Doxorubicin Cardiac Toxicity
Burroughs Wellcome Funds
Role: Co-Investigator
$2,820
1995 - 1996 Insulin Diffusion: A Cell Culture Study (Part 4)
Burroughs Welcome Funds
Role: Co-Investigator
$805
1995 - 1996 Oral Delivery Systems for Human Insulin
Burroughs Wellcome Funds
Role: Principal Investigator
$2,630
1994 - 1995 A Diabetic Rat Model for Human Insulin
Burroughs Wellcome Funds
Role: Principal Investigator
$3,000
1994 - 1995 Insulin Diffusion: A Cell Culture Study (Part 3)
Burroughs Wellcome Funds
Role: Co-Investigator
$3,000
1993 Insulin Diffusion: A Cell Culture Study (Part 2)
Burroughs Wellcome Funds
Role: Co-Investigator
$2,000
1993 New Delivery Systems for Insulin: Buccal Administration and Dose-Response Relationship for the Intraduodenal Administration in Rats
Burroughs Wellcome Funds
Role: Principal Investigator
$2,000
1991 - 1992 Insulin Diffusion: A Cell Culture Study (Part 1)
Burroughs Wellcome Funds
Role: Co-Investigator
$2,850
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2017 - Present Member, Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure Committee
2016 - Present Member, CPHS Student Conduct & Professionalism Committee
2014 - Present Member, Assessment Committee (BS, MS. Pharm.D. P1 & P2)
2014 - Present Member, Ph.D. Program Steering Committee
2004 - Present Chair, Adjunct Faculty Appointment Committee
2000 - Present Chair, Graduate Academic Performance & Standards
1995 - Present Member, Admissions Committee (M.S. Pharmaceutical Sciences)
1995 - Present Member, Scholarship Committee (B.S. Pharmaceutical Sciences)
1989 - Present Member and Chair (1989 - 2004), Research Committee, CPHS
1995 - 2014 Member, Curriculum Committee (M.S./B.S. Pharmaceutical Sciences)
1989 - 2013 Member, Curriculum Committee, CPHS
2003 - 2009 Member, Academic Performance and Standards Committee, CPHS
2001 - 2006 Member, Campbell University Pharmaceutical Sciences Institute (CUPSI) Management Team
2004 - 2005 Chair, Botanical Education Certificate Program Committee
1999 - 2003 Member, Clinical Research Curriculum Committee (Clinical Research Program)
1989 - 2003 Member, Animal Review Committee
1999 - 2002 Member, Clinical Research Admissions Committee (Clinical Research Program)
1999 - 2002 Member, Clinical Research/Research Committee (Clinical Research Program)
1999 - 2002 Chair, Statistics/Data Management Subcommittee (Clinical Research Program)
1995 - 2001 Member, Industrial Pharmaceutical Technology Committee
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Honors and Awards

  • Professor of the Year Award (P-1 Class of 2021) Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, April 12, 2018
  • Professor of the Year Award (P-3 Class of 2018) Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, May 9, 2017
  • Professor of the Year Award (P-2 Class of 2019) Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, May 9, 2017
  • Voted Class Marshal for Commencement Exercises, Pharm.D. Class of 2017
  • Voted Class Marshal for Commencement Exercises, Pharm.D. Class of 2016.
  • Professor of the Year Award (P-2 Class of 2018) Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, April 6, 2016
  • Professor of the Year Award (P-2 Class of 2017) Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, April 21, 2015
  • Campbell University’s Twenty-Five Years of Service Award, August 14, 2014
  • The Dr. Antoine Al-Achi / Pharm.D. Class of 2014 Endowed Pharmacy Scholarship: A scholarship established on Commencement Day (May 9, 2014) by the Doctor of Pharmacy Class of 2014
  • Professor of the Year Award (P-3 Class of 2014) Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, April 2013
  • Faculty Recognition of Commitment to Research award from Campbell University on April 20, 2011
  • Pharm.D. Faculty Advisor for the graduating Class of 2011
  • Campbell University’s Twenty Years of Service Award, 2009
  • Professor of the Year Award (P-3 Class of 2009) Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, April 5, 2008
  • A Faculty Office in Maddox Hall Honoring Dr. Antoine Al-Achi made possible by Dr. Gary (98) and Mrs. Karen Camp, October 2007
  • Professor of the Year Award (P-3 Class of 2008) Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, March 31, 2007
  • Received the 1st prize award for writing book proposals (professional category) during the conference of “Publishing Books, Memoirs and Other Creative Nonfiction” held in Boston, Massachusetts on March 15-17, 2007
  • Voted Class Marshal for Commencement Exercises, Pharm.D. Class of 2006
  • Professor of the Year Award (P-3 Class of 2006) Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, April 9, 2005
  • Campbell University’s Fifteen Years of Service Award, 2004
  • Voted Class Hooding Faculty for the School of Pharmacy Commencement Exercises, Pharm.D. of Class of 2003
  • Professor of the Year Award (P-2 Class of 2003) Campbell University School of Pharmacy, March 2001
  • Campbell University’s Ten Years of Service Award, 1999
  • Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, May 1, 1998
  • Professor of the Year Award (P-2 Class of 2000) Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, April 1998
  • Professor of the Year Award (P-2 Class of 1999) Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, April 1997
  • Campbell University’s Five Years-Service Award, 1995
  • Voted Class Marshal for Commencement Exercises, Pharm.D. Class of 1995
  • Voted Class Marshal for Commencement Exercises, Pharm.D. Class of 1994
  • Dean's Award for Research Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, 1992

Courses

  • PHRD 535, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacokinetics & Calculations III
  • PHRD 545, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacokinetics & Calculations IV
  • HONOR 350, Introduction to Botanical Medicine
  • PHAR 522, Sterile Practical Compounding
  • PHAR 404, Physical Pharmacy/Pharmaceutics I
  • PHAR 406, Pharmaceutical Compounding with Laboratory/Pharmaceutics II
  • PHAR 528, Experimental Design and Biostatistics
  • PHSC 610, Master Research Projects
  • PHSC 540, Advanced Physical Pharmacy
  • PHAR 582, Botanical Medicine Seminar
  • PHSC 534, Masters of Science Seminar I
  • PHSC 559, Women's Healthcare Issues

Education

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1988 Ph.D., Northeastern University ‐ Biomedical Science/Pharmaceutics/Pharmacokinetics
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1983 M.S., Northeastern University ‐ Radiopharmaceutical Sciences
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1983 C.T., Northeastern University ‐ Clinical Cytotechnology
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1981 M. Pharm., Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences ‐ Hospital Pharmacy
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1978 B.S., Damascus University ‐ Pharmacy
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