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YUJIN KIM, PHARMD, PHD 
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences 
Assistant Professor


Yujin Kim is a PharmD and PhD graduate in Pharmaceutical Sciences focused on transdermal and dermal drug delivery from Mercer University, College of Pharmacy, Atlanta, GA, USA. Upon completion of her education, she joined the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a postdoctoral fellow. She was involved in various projects in the area of FDA Over the Counter (OTC) Drug Monograph Regulatory Analysis and Product Quality Analysis. She joined PCOM in December 2021 after 2 years of postdoctoral fellowship at the U.S. FDA. She has prior experiences in fabrication and characterization of polymeric microneedles, development and evaluation of topical formulations, pharmaceutical analysis, and conducting in vitro permeation studies.

Education

  • PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Mercer University, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD), College of Pharmacy, Mercer University, Atlanta, Georgia

Grants

  • Community-Engaged Research Faculty Fellowship (2022-2023)

Courses

  • PHAR 141G Pharmaceutics
  • PHAR 145G Pharmaceutical Calculations
  • PHAR 162G Patient Care Skill Lab II
  • PHAR 169G Biopharmaceutics

Publications

Vora, D., Kim, Y., & Banga, A. K. (2021). Development and evaluation of a heparin gel for transdermal delivery via lasergenerated micropores. Therapeutic Delivery, 12(2), 133-144.

Nguyen, H. X., Kim, Y., Kekatpure, T. D., Lesica, E., & Banga, A. K. (2021). A novel technique to evaluate nail softening effects of different urea formulations. Pharmaceutical Development and Technology, 26(4), 403-411.

Sabri, A. H., Kim, Y.(Co-first author), Marlow, M., Scurr, D. J., Segal, J., Banga, A. K., ... & Lee, J. B. (2020). Intradermal and transdermal drug delivery using microneedles–Fabrication, performance evaluation and application to lymphatic delivery. Advanced drug delivery reviews, 153, 195-215.

Kim, Y., Bhattaccharjee, S. A., Beck-Broichsitter, M., & Banga, A. K. (2019). Fabrication and characterization of hyaluronic acid microneedles to enhance delivery of magnesium ascorbyl phosphate into skin. Biomedical microdevices, 21(4), 1-9.

Kim, Y., Beck-Broichsitter, M., & Banga, A. K. (2019). Design and Evaluation of a Poly (Lactide-co-Glycolide)-Based In Situ Film-Forming System for Topical Delivery of Trolamine Salicylate. Pharmaceutics, 11(8), 409.

Nguyen, H. X., Dasht Bozorg, B., Kim, Y., Wieber, A., Birk, G., Lubda, D., & Banga, A. K. (2018). Poly (vinyl alcohol) microneedles: Fabrication, characterization, and application for transdermal drug delivery of doxorubicin. European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, 129, 88-103.

Presentations

Kim, Y., Al-Ghabeish, M., Li, S., Mohammad, A, Zhang, D., Kozak, D., Faustino, P., Ashraf, M., Jiang, X. Effect of pH and Buffer on an in vitro Sucroferric Oxyhydroxide Bioequivalence Study. Poster Presented at the FDA CDER Lab Day 2020, White Oak, MD.

Kim, Y., Lubda, D., & Banga, A.K. (2018 November). Design and evaluation of poly lactic-co-glycolic acid based in situ film forming system for topical delivery of trolamine salicylate. Poster Presented at AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition, Washington, D.C.

Kim, Y., Silver, H., & Banga, A.K. (2018 November). Effect of dosing frequency on in vitro permeation of trolamine salicylate through porcine ear skin. Poster Presented at AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition, Washington, D.C.

Kim, Y., Hildebrandt, C., & Banga, A. K. (2017 November). Fabrication and characterization of hyaluronic acid microneedles to enhance delivery of magnesium ascorbyl phosphate into skin. Poster session presented at AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition, San Diego, CA.

Bakshi, P., Kim, Y., Bhattaccharjee, S., & Banga, A. K. (2017, November). Skin resistance as a screening tool to assess irritation potential of topical formulations. Poster session presented at AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition, San Diego, CA.

Bakshi, P., Song, Y., Kim, Y., Jiang, Y., Nakata, T., Akaki, J., Matsuoka, N., & Banga, A. K. (2017, November). Topical delivery of heparinoid nanoemulsion formulation. Poster session presented at AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition, San Diego, CA.

Kekatpure, T., Nguyen, H., Lesica, E., Kim, Y., & Banga, A. K. (2017, November). In-vitro model to evaluate nail softening effect. Poster session presented at AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition, San Diego, CA.

Dasht Bozorg, B., Kim, Y., Bakshi, P., Manian, M., Fowler, W., Korey, A., & Banga, A. K. (2017, November). Evaluation of an activated carbon based drug disposal system for deactivation of psychoactive medications. Poster session presented at AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition, San Diego, CA.

Dasht Bozorg, B., Kim, Y., Song, Y., Manian, M., Fowler, W., Korey, A., & Banga, A. (2016, November). Deactivation of psychoactive drugs using an activated carbon based drug disposal system. Poster session presented at the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

Nguyen, H., Kim, Y., Dasht-Bozorg, B., Wieber, A., Birk, G., Lubda, D., & Banga, A. (2016, November). Poly vinyl alcohol microneedles: Fabrication, characterization and application for transdermal drug delivery. Poster session resented at the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

Memberships

  • American Association of College of Pharmacy
  • American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists
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