Dr. Indra K. Reddy serves as the Founding Dean of the Irma Lerma
Rangel College of Pharmacy in Kingsville, TX. Prior to joining the
Texas A&M University System in 2004, Dr. Reddy was Professor
and Co-Chair of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Professor of
Ophthalmology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in
Little Rock. He has also held the positions of Professor of
Pharmaceutics at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in
Amarillo and Pfizer Endowed Professor of Pharmaceutics at the
University of Louisiana at Monroe, School of Pharmacy.
Dr. Reddy received his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the
College of Pharmacy at the University of Florida in Gainesville,
his M.S. in Pharmaceutics from Sagar University in Sagar, India and
his B.S. in Pharmacy from Kakatiya University in Warangal, India.
Following completion of his doctorate, Dr. Reddy received a
post-doctoral fellowship to study at the Center for Drug Design and
Delivery at the University of Florida in Gainesville.
Dr. Reddy completed the Universities and Health-Related
Institutions (UHRI) Senior Fellowship Program at the Texas Higher
Education Coordinating Board in Austin, TX, the Management
Development Program of the Harvard Institutes for Higher Education
in Cambridge, MA and a fellowship by the U.S. Food and Drug
Dr. Reddy has done innovative work in the areas of ophthalmic
and transdermal drug design/development and delivery. He has
authored/co-authored six textbooks; written 13 book chapters;
edited two reference books; and published more than 100 research
and review articles. Among his books are Ocular Therapeutics
and Drug Delivery: A Multi Disciplinary Approach; Pharmaceutical
and Clinical Calculations, and Essential Math and
Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians. His most recent
publication is a book co-edited with Dr. Reza Mehvar entitled
Chirality in Drug Design and Development.
Dr. Reddy’s primary research interests include the design of
novel ocular drugs and delivery systems; the development,
pre-formulation and evaluation of controlled, targeted and
site-specific chemical delivery systems and the development of cell
culture models as alternatives to animal testing.
Dr. Reddy presently serves on the editorial boards for four
international pharmacy journals and as a reviewer for more than a
dozen scientific/pharmacy journals. He holds membership in numerous
professional organizations, including the American Association of
Colleges of Pharmacy, the American Association of Pharmaceutical
Scientists and the Texas Optometric Association. He recently
completed two terms as President of the Optometry Health Care
Advisory Committee of the State of Texas.