About the Speaker
Diane S. Allen-Gipson, a McKnight alumna obtained her doctoral degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Florida A & M University in 2000 and her Masters degree in Pharmacology and Toxicology in 1997. She is an Associate Professor with tenure in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the College of Pharmacy and have courtesy appointments in the Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the Department of Bio-engineer at USF. She is also a Collaborative Member at Moffitt Cancer Center and Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Critical Care Sleep and Allergy Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
Dr. Diane Allen-Gipson investigates lung wound injury and repair and has found that a nucleoside, adenosine, is key to the process. Dr. Allen-Gipson has served as the principal investigator for numerous grants, including the National Institutes of Health: National Heart Lung Blood Institute, Career Development Grant K01 (NIH: NHLBI); Bayer Pharma, Grant 4Targets; the Tampa Bay Community Cancer Network (TBCCN) Pilot Grant-Moffitt Cancer Center; and the Nebraska Tobacco Health and Human Service Grant, LB506.
Dr. Allen-Gipson is the Chair-elect for the University of South Florida Research Council Committee, and is currently the Chair of the Taneja College of Pharmacy Research Committee. Dr. Allen-Gipson is a former Past President the College of Pharmacy Faculty Council and has held other leadership positions including, the Chair of the Academic, Review, Professionalism and Student Affair Committee and the Founding Chair of the Research Committee established in 2011. She has received numerous honors and awards including the College of Pharmacy “Best Researcher Award” in July 2017 and “Excellence in Leadership Award” in July 2015. Dr. Allen-Gipson has published several peer-reviewed journals, including the The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, and served as a member of the Editorial Board for the American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology (Red Journal) and Guest Editor for Special Topic Edition entitled “Cigarette Smoke, E-Cigarette/E-Vaping and COVID-19: Risks and Implications in This New Era” in Frontier Physiology.
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- Lectures 1
- Quizzes 1
- Duration Lifetime access
- Skill level All levels
- Students 270
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self