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Yang, Tianzhi, PhD

Yang, Tianzhi, PhD

Yang, Tianzhi, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry School of Pharmacy

Contact Information:

Husson University
314A Peabody Hall
1 College Circle
Bangor, Maine 04401
Phone: 207.992.1946 Phone: Fax: Email: Department Email:


Dr. Tianzhi Yang received her B.S. in Pharmacy and M.S. in Pharmaceutics from Shenyang Pharmaceutical University in 1999, and earned her Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Peking University Health Sciences Center in 2002 in Beijing, China.

After completing a postdoctoral fellowship at Texas Tech University School of Pharmacy, she joined Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy in Florida as an Assistant Professor. While establishing an on-line pharmacy calculation course, Dr. Yang taught pharmaceutics and pharmaceutics lab.

Dr. Yang has a strong research background in noninvasive delivery of macromolecular drugs as well as drug delivery across the blood brain barrier. She has published 17 peer-reviewed research papers and presented 16 abstracts at national meetings. Dr. Yang joined Husson University School of Pharmacy in April 2009. She brings broad knowledge and experiences on basic pharmaceutical sciences and her current research interest focuses on nasal delivery of various drugs for the treatment of brain diseases.

Professional Statement

I enjoy interacting with students and conveying my passion and knowledge of the pharmaceutical sciences to my students. As a teacher, I will constantly endeavor to stimulate students' critical thinking and self learning skills.