Dr. Francis Abuga Ndemo Dr. Francis Abuga Ndemo Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice Location:Flemmie Kittrell Hall117 Phone:757-728-6689

Education/Practice Experience

  • B.S in Pharmacy, DeMontefort University, UK, 1976
  • Doctor of Pharmacy, Fulbright Fellow, University of Minnesota, 1986

Post-Doctoral Training

  • Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Hennepin County Medical Center/University of Minnesota, 1987

Practice and Teaching Experience

  • Pre-registration Pharmacist, The Royal Free Hospital, London,UK, 1977
  • Clinical Pharmacist, King Khalid University Hospital, Saudi Arabia,1992
  • Consultant in TDM services, Nairobi, Hospital, Kenya, 1996-2002
  • Senior Lecturer, University of Nairobi, Kenya, 1987- 2002
  • Associate Professor of Pharmacy Sciences, Creighton University Medical Center School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, 2002-2004
  • Pharmaceutical Care Practitioner, Medicap Pharmaceutical Care Clinic

Professional Associations

  • Member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain
  • Member of the Association of American Colleges of Pharmacy

Research Interests

  • Outcome studies using Pharmaceutical care model, Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Use of technology to enhance classroom teaching.

Professional Accomplishments

  • Research Award of the American Society of Health Systems Research & Education Foundation.
  • Past President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya
  • Introduced Clinical Pharmacy in the Bachelor of Pharmacy Curriculum, University of Nairobi.


  1. Claire B Hunter, Francis Ndemo, Thomas L Lenz, Stephanie Maciejewski, Daniel E Hilleman. Nesiritide for heart failure: impact on costs and complications . Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, Volume 5, Number 1 (February 2005), pp. 15-21
  2. Michael S. Monaghan, PharmD, Rhonda M. Jones, PharmD, Faculty Case Writing Teams: Designing an Assessment for an Abilities-Based Curriculum Am J Pharm Educ.2005: Volume 69, Issue 02
  3. Mann, H.J.; Ndemo, F.A.; Fuhs, D.W. et al. Altered Aminoglycoside Pharmacokinetics in critically ill patients. Clinical Pharmacy, Vol 6 Feb. 1987