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College of Pharmacy

Faculty and Staff

Minou Khazan, Pharm.D., Ph.D.

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Department: Drug Discovery and Biomedical Sciences (DDBS)
College of Pharmacy
Phone: 803-777-4095
Office: College of Pharmacy
715 Sumter Street - CLS 311F
Columbia, SC 29208
Minou Khazan portrait


Ph.D.  Medicinal Chemistry, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 1996
Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 1990

Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Alberta, Edmonton, CA, 1996-1997
Pharmacy Residency,
Rutgers University, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, 2001-2002
Critical Care Residency,
USC/Prisma Health Richland, 2011-2012


Minou Khazan, Pharm.D., Ph.D., BCPS, is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences (CPOS) at the University of South Carolina, College of Pharmacy. Khazan received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree with the highest distinction in 1990 and her Ph.D. degree in Medicinal Chemistry in 1996 from Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Iran. Following her Ph.D. degree, she completed her post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada. Khazan has completed a pharmacy practice residency at Rutgers University in NJ and a critical care specialty residency at the University of South Carolina. 

Research Interests

  • Anticoagulation
  • Cardiology, drug-induced QT prolongation
  • Methods of knowledge assessment in pharmacy calculations

Awards & Honors

  • Second Place, Residency Poster Session, New Jersey Society of Health-System Pharmacists (NJSHP) Annual Meeting, May 18th, 2002, Long Branch, NJ
  • Ranked Third, National Board Examination of Medicinal Chemistry, 1995
  • Top Student among Pharmacy Graduates, Award from the President of Iran, 1990


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