Dr Abina Crean BSc(Pharm), PhD(Pharm)
|Title||Lecturer In Pharmaceutics|
|Address||School of Pharmacy
Cavanagh Pharmacy Building
University College Cork
Dr. Abina Crean graduated with a degree in Pharmacy from Robert Gordon's University, Aberdeen, Scotland in 1992. In 1997,
she completed a PhD in Pharmaceutics with Professor Owen Corrigan in the School of Pharmacy, Trinity College Dublin, on the
effects of processing on the physicochemical properties of solid dispersions.
Upon completion of her PhD, Dr. Crean worked as a formulation scientist with Elan Pharmaceutical Technologies both at the Trinity College and Athlone sites, focusing primarily on the area of solid dosage form development. In 2002, she joined Servier (Ireland) Industries as a Process Development Pharmacist.
In 2003 Dr. Crean was appointed as a lecturer in the newly established School of Pharmacy at UCC. She was actively involved in the development of the curriculm and research facilities of the newly established School of Pharmacy. She is involved in both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in the area of pharmaceutical science and technology. She has established and is currently supervising an active research group in the area of pharmaceutical technology and drug delivery.