Rafia Rasu Research

From left, back row: Joanie Thelen, Busuyi Olotu, Hassaan Shaikh, Margaret Hansen; Front row: Anna Hu, Rafia Rasu, and Walter Agbor Bawa

Rafia Rasu
Associate Professor


Joanie Thelen
Research Assistant


Busuyi Olotu
Post-Doctoral Researcher


Hassaan Shaikh
Research Assistant
PharmD Candidate


Margaret Hansen
Research Assistant
PharmD Candidate


Anna Hu
Research Assistant
PharmD Candidate


Walter Agbor Bawa
Research Analyst
MSc. PharmD

2nd among all schools of pharmacy in National Institutes of Health funding
Brings more than $20 million in external funding into the state each year
7 of 19 cancer drugs formulated through the National Cancer Institute were developed at the KU School of Pharmacy
3,000 free flu shots given to Kansans in need during the past 5 years
4,000 living alumni, 63 percent of them living and working in Kansas
KU pharmacists practice in 95 of Kansas’ 105 counties
20th among public schools of pharmacy.
—U.S. News & World Report
$20.2 million NIH research grant earned by Distinguished Professor Jeff Aubé was 2nd largest in Kansas history
100 percent placement after graduation for KU Pharm.D. students
Established in 1885 as the 1st professional program at KU
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