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Adrian Van Kaam, C.S.Sp., Chair in Scholarly Excellence

Aleem Gangjee, Ph.D.

gangjeeDr. Aleem Gangjee, professor of medicinal chemistry and a Mylan School of Pharmacy Distinguished Professor, is the inaugural holder of the Adrian Van Kaam, C.S.Sp., Chair in Scholarly Excellence. The Chair was established in 2010.

Gangjee’s research in cutting-edge fields such as computer-assisted drug design has resulted in patents as well as a long list of publications.

The Rev. Adrian Van Kaam, C.S.Sp. was a member of the Psychology Department who founded the Institute of Formative Spirituality in 1964. The institute flourished until 1994 and awarded 25 Ph.D.s and 670 Master's degrees.