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About Srujana Rayalam

Dr. Rayalam teaches physiology and pathophysiology to first-year students in the School of Pharmacy and is also involved in teaching pharmacology and microbiology to second- and third-year PharmD students.
Dr. Rayalam's lab is interested in studying the adipocyte life cycle and the interaction of adipocytes with other cell types to identify the molecular targets for the prevention and treatment of obesity and aging-associated bone loss.


Present Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Research Interests

Honors and Awards

  • Teacher of the Year 2016, PCOM School of Pharmacy
  • Educator of Excellence - Champions of Healthcare – PCOM GA Campus, 2015
  • Teacher of the Year 2015, PCOM School of Pharmacy
  • Peach Award 2013, PCOM School of Pharmacy
  • Virbac Animal Health - Soloxine Award for achievement in excellence of endocrinology
  • Morris Animal Foundation Fellow
  • Veterinary Medical Experiment Station Fellowship, University of Georgia, 2002
  • Indian Association of Lady Veterinarians-Chapter Book Prize, 2001


  • Integrated Therapeutics IV
  • Immunology and Microbiology
  • Physiology and Pathophysiology I and II


PhD, University of Georgia
BVSc&AH (DVM), Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University

Contact Information

Ph: 678-407-7344
FX: 678-407-7347


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