Dean and Professor of College of Pharmacy, Ajou University, Korea
Beom-Jin Lee is the Dean of, and full professor in the College of Pharmacy, Ajou University. He was awarded his BSc and MSc from the College of Pharmacy, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea, and his PhD from the College of Pharmacy, Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA. His research interests include pharmaceutical sciences and drug development focusing on the “i) Controlled bioavailability of poorly soluble and poorly absorbable drugs; ii) Solubilization, formulation and development of patient-centered drug delivery system; iii) Advanced nano-based delivery systems using fattigation (fatty acid conjugation) and click chemistry in a biomimetic condition, iv) Narcotic issues and abuse-deterrent system, v) Pharmacy practice and outcome based education system”. He has authored 200 peer-reviewed papers, 28 book chapters, and numerous oral and poster presentations. He has received more than 35 outstanding achievement awards from government and other organizations. He is currently president of the Asian Association of Schools of Pharmacy (AASP) and Immediate President of Korean Society of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology (KSPST), and Academic Institution Members (AIM) advisory committee and a delegate of the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP). He also serves as an editorial board member of several peer-reviewed journals.