Mrs. Christina Osei-Asare
Tel: 0244 653867/0504 653867
Pharm Mrs. Christina Osei-Asare holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) and M.Phil. in General Pharmaceutics from the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, KNUST Kumasi. She also holds an MBA (Management) from Delta International University of New Orleans, USA and an Alumni of Wesley Girls’ High School, Cape-coast (Central Region). She is a member of both the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) and the Lady Pharmacists Association of Ghana (LAPAG).
Her research interests include controlled drug delivery systems, pharmaceutical nanotechnology, drug formulation and dosage form design for acute and chronic ailments (such as infections, malaria, hypertension), formulation and standardization of herbal remedies as alternative medicines for acute/chronic diseases, tableting and film coated technology, biopharmaceutics and development of pharmaceutical excipients from natural products.
She was appointed lecturer at the Pharmaceutics department, School of Pharmacy, Central University, Miotso in February 2015 after having previously served as adjunct lecturer at the Department of Pharmaceutics and microbiology, School of Pharmacy, Legon. She also has served as adjunct lecturer in Veterinary Pharmacy at the school of Veterinary Medicine, Legon.
Mrs. Osei-Asare has rich experience and training in various areas of Pharmacy practice such pharmaceutical manufacturing, hospital and community Pharmacy. These together with an MBA degree in General Management have substantiated her contribution as a lecturer in Central University. Since her appointment, she has successfully lectured students from first year to final year in about nine different courses in Pharmacy such as: Dispensing Theory and Lab, Principles of Pharmaceutics theory and lab, Industrial Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Technology, Social Pharmacy, Pharmacy Management and Community Pharmacy Practice. She has about eight publications in peer-review journals and has supervised the dissertations of final year pharmacy project students especially in the area of Pharmaceutics.
In the School of Pharmacy and University, she serves as patroness of the Ghana Pharmaceutical Students Association-CU and a Counsellor at the Student Chaplaincy counselling unit. She has also served on various departmental board committees such as: committees for “F-grade reduction”, “Scantron automated marking machine acquisition for the School of Pharmacy”, “Experiential Pharmacy Practice coordinator”, “Laboratory equipment acquisition for the School of Pharmacy” and the “Pharm D Programme in CU”. Externally, she is a member of the Academic Research and Social Pharmacists Association, (ARSPA) and Community Practice Pharmacists Association (CPPA, Ghana).She is a qualified local-preacher of the Methodoist Church of Ghana and currently the vice-president of the Susanna Wesley Mission Auxiliary wing of the Mt Sinai Methodist Church, New Dawhenya, Tema. She is married to a Pharmacist and blessed with four children.
Osei-Asare, C., Kipo, S. L., Ofori-Kwakye, K., & El Boakye-Gyasi, M. (2015). Comparative in vitro dissolution of commercially available sustained release nifedipine tablet brands in the Kumasi Metropolis, Ghana. Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science Vol, 5(08), 054-060.
Osei-Asare C, Kipo S et al., 2015. Physician and patient preferences for sustained-release antihypertensive preparations in the Kumasi metropolis, Ghana”. West Africa Journal of Pharmacy (WAJP).
Oppong, E. E., Asare, C. O., & Klu, M. W. (2016). Evaluation of the suspending properties of shea tree gum. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 8(7).
Apenteng J. A et al., 2016. In - vitro anti-infective and antioxidant activity of Plumbago zeylanica Linn. International Journal of Current Research in Bioscience and Plant Biology, Vol 3 (8). Page 131-137.
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