Rodney J. Wigent, PhD

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Wigent_rodDean of the College of Graduate Studies
Director of Research
Research Professor of Pharmaceutics


Biophysical chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry, physical chemistry and University Administration.

About Dr. Wigent

Dr. Wigent's research interests focus on three areas: solution thermodynamics, physical biochemistry, and pharmaceutics. Specifically, these include solution calorimetry and thermodynamics, and thermodynamics and kinetics of drug release from various excipient formulations, especially the effects of water on such systems.

Dr. Wigent has been a long-time University Administrator at the University of the Sciences with significant experience in areas such as curriculum and program development, research compliance, budgeting, and administrative policies and procedures.

He received his BS in chemistry, and MS and PhD degrees in physical chemistry from Michigan Technological University.

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