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Ronald Hill
Associate Professor
Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences
PHAR 310
318-342-1706
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Ronald A Hill, PhD
Associate Professor, Pharmacy

Education

Ph D

1991, Pharmacy
The Ohio State University

Recent Publications

Becker, L. C., Bergfeld, W. F., Belsito, D. V., Hill, R. A., Klaassen, C. D., Liebler, D. C., Marks, J., Shank, R. C., Slaga, T. J., Snyder, P. W., Andersen, F. A. (2013). Safety assessment of ammonium hectorites as used in cosmetics. (pp. 33S-40S). SAGE Publications: International Journal of Toxicology.
Fiume, M. M., Bergfeld, W. F., Belsito, D. V., Hill, R. A., Klaassen, C. D., Liebler, D. C., Marks, J., Shank, R. C., Slaga, T. J., Snyder, P. W., Andersen, F. A. (2013). Safety assessment of bis-diglyceryl polyacyladipate-2 and bis-diglyceryl polyacyladipate-1 as used in cosmetics. (pp. 56S-64S). SAGE Publications: International Journal of Toxicology.
Becker, L. C., Bergfeld, W. F., Belsito, D. V., Hill, R. A., Klaassen, C. D., Liebler, D. C., Marks, J., Shank, R. C., Slaga, T. J., Snyder, P. W., Andersen, F. A. (2013). Safety assessment of borosilicate glasses as used in cosmetics. (pp. 65S-72S). SAGE Publications: International Journal of Toxicology.
Fiume, M. M., Heldreth, B. A., Bergfeld, W. F., Belsito, D. V., Hill, R. A., Klaassen, C. D., Liebler, D. C., Marks, J., Shank, R. C., Slaga, T. J., Snyder, P. W., Andersen, F. A. (2013). Safety assessment of decyl glucoside and other alkyl glucosides as used in cosmetics. (pp. 22S-48S). SAGE Publications: International Journal of Toxicology.
Burnett, C. L., Bergfeld, W. F., Belsito, D. V., Hill, R. A., Klaassen, C. D., Liebler, D. C., Marks, J., Shank, R. C., Slaga, T. J., Snyder, P. W., Andersen, F. A. (2013). Safety assessment of lauriminodipropionic acid, sodium lauriminodipropionate, and disodium lauriminodipropionate as used in cosmetics. (pp. 49S-55S). SAGE Publications: International Journal of Toxicology.
Hosain, S. B., Hill, R. A., Liu, Y. (2013). Trends in Stem cell Proliferation and Cancer Research (pp. 167-191). Springer.
L., Z. O., M., F. V., N., N. T., Hill, R. A., R., M. D., D. V., H. G., S., A. M. (2009). Identification of the major human hepatic and placental enzymes responsible for the metabolism of glyburide (pp. 1483-1490.). Biochemical Pharmacology.
Hill, R. A. (2010). Chapter 20: Hormone-Related Disorders–Nonsteroidal Therapies. In: Wilson and Gisvold’s Textbook of Organic Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry. John H. Block, John M. Beale, Jr., Eds. (pp. 666–704). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Williams.
Hill, R. A., Khanfar, M. A., Khalil, A., El Sayed, K. (2010). Discovery of Novel GSK-3β Inhibitors with Potent in Vitro and in Vivo Activities and Excellent Brain Permeability Using Combined Ligand- and Structure-Based Virtual Screening (pp. 8534-8545). ACS Journals: Journal of Medicinal Chemistry.
Becker, L. C., Bergfeld, W. F., Belsito, D. V., Hill, R. A., Klaassen, C. D., Liebler, D. C., Marks, J. G., Shank, R. C., Slaga, T. J., Snyder, P. W., Andersen, F. A. (2010). Amended safety assessment of dodecylbenzenesulfonate, decylbenzenesulfonate, and tridecylbenzenesulfonate salts as used in cosmetics (pp. 288S-305S). Sage Journals: International Journal of Toxicology.
Becker, L. C., Bergfeld, W. F., Belsito, D. V., Hill, R. A., Klaassen, C. D., Liebler, D. C., Marks, J. G., Shank, R. C., Slaga, T. J., Snyder, P. W., Andersen, F. A. (2011). Final report of the cosmetic ingredient review expert panel safety assessment of polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA), methyl methacrylate crosspolymer, and methyl methacrylate/glycol dimethacrylate crosspolymer (pp. 54S-65S). Sage Journals: International Journal of Toxicology.
Johnson, W. J., Heldreth, B., Bergfeld, W. F., Belsito, D. V., Klaassen, C. D., Hill, R. A., Liebler, D. C., Marks, J. G., Shank, R. C., Slaga, T. J., Snyder, P. W., Andersen, F. A. (2011). Final report of the cosmetic ingredient review expert panel on the safety assessment of pelargonic acid (nonanoic acid) and nonanoate esters (pp. 228S-269S). Sage Journals: International Journal of Toxicology.
Johnson, W. J., Bergfeld, W. F., Belsito, D. V., Hill, R. A., Klaassen, C. D., Liebler, D. C., Marks, J. G., Shank, R. C., Slaga, T. J., Snyder, P. W., Andersen, F. A. (2011). Amended safety assessment of Sesamum indicum (sesame) seed oil, hydrogenated sesame seed oil, Sesamum indicum (sesame) oil unsaponifiables, and sodium sesameseedate (pp. 40S-53S.). Sage Journals: International Journal of Toxicology.
Burnett, C. L., Bergfeld, W. F., Belsito, D. V., Hill, R. A., Klaassen, C. D., Liebler, D. C., Marks, J. G., Shank, R. C., Slaga, T. J., Snyder, P. W., Andersen, F. A. (2011). Final report of the amended safety assessment of PVM/MA copolymer and its related salts and esters as used in cosmetics (pp. 128S-144S). Sage Journals: International Journal of Toxicology.
Bergfeld, W. F., Belsito, D. V., Klaassen, C. D., Hill, R. A., Liebler, D. C., Marks, J. G., Shank, R. C., Slaga, T. J., Snyder, P. W., Andersen, F. A. (2011). Safety Assessment of Xylene Sulfonic Acid, Toluene Sulfonic Acid, and Alkyl Aryl Sulfonate Hydrotropes as Used in Cosmetics (pp. 270S-283S). Sage Journals: International Journal of Toxicology.
Johnson, W. J., Bergfeld, W. F., Belsito, D. V., Hill, R. A., Klaassen, C. D., Liebler, D. C., Marks, J. G., Shank, R. C., Slaga, T. J., Snyder, P. W., Andersen, F. A. (2011). Safety assessment of cyclomethicone, cyclotetrasiloxane, cyclopentasiloxane, cyclohexasiloxane, and cycloheptasiloxane (pp. 149S-227S). Sage Journals: International Journal of Toxicology.
Satyanarayana-Jois, S., Hill, R. A. (2011). Medicinal chemistry for 2020 (pp. 1765-1786). Future Medicinal Chemistry/Future Science Group.
Heldreth, B., Bergfeld, W. F., Belsito, D. V., Hill, R. A., Klaassen, C. D., Liebler, D., Marks, J. G., Shank, R. C., Slaga, T. J., Snyder, P. W., Andersen, F. A. (2012). Final report of the Cosmetic Ingredient Review Expert Panel on the safety assessment of methyl acetate (pp. 112S-1136S). Sage Journals: International Journal of Toxicology.
Fiume, M. M., Heldreth, B., Bergfeld, W. F., Belsito, D. V., Hill, R. A., Klaassen, C. D., Liebler, D., Marks, J. G., Shank, R. C., Slaga, T. J., Snyder, P. W., Andersen, F. A. (2012). Final report of the Cosmetic Ingredient Review Expert Panel on the safety assessment of dicarboxylic acids, salts, and esters (pp. 5S-76S). Sage journals: International Journal of Toxicology.
Burnett, C. L., Bergfeld, W. F., Belsito, D. V., Hill, R. A., Klaassen, C. D., Liebler, D., Marks, J. G., Shank, R. C., Slaga, T. J., Snyder, P. W., Andersen, F. A. (2012). Final report of the Cosmetic Ingredient Review Expert Panel on the safety assessment of cocamidopropyl betaine (CAPB) (pp. 77S-111S). Sage Journals: International Journal of Toxicology.
Fiume, M. M., Bergfeld, W. F., Belsito, D. V., Hill, R. A., Klaassen D, C. D., Liebler, D., Marks, J. G., Shank, R. C., Slaga, T. J., Snyder, P. W., Andersen, F. A. (2012). Safety assessment of stearyl heptanoate and related stearyl alkanoates as used in cosmetics (pp. 141S-146S). Sage Journals: International Journal of Toxicology.
Fiume, M. M., Bergfeld, W. F., Belsito, D. V., Hill, R. A., Klaassen, C. D., Liebler, D., Marks, J. G., Shank, R. C., Slaga, T. J., Snyder, P. W., Andersen, F. A. (2012). Safety assessment of propylene glycol, tripropylene glycol, and PPGs as used in cosmetics (pp. 245S-260S). Sage Journals: International Journal of Toxicology.
Fiume, M. M., Heldreth, B., Bergfeld, W. F., Belsito, D. V., Hill, R. A., Klaassen, C. D., Liebler, D., Marks, J. G., Shank, R. C., Slaga, T. J., Andersen, F. A. (2012). Safety assessment of alkyl PEG ethers as used in cosmetics (pp. 169S-244S). Sage Journals: International Journal of Toxicology.
Johnson, W. J., Bergfeld, W. F., Belsito, D. V., Hill, R. A., Klaassen, C. D., Liebler, D., Marks, J. G., Shank, R. C., Slaga, T. J., Snyder, P. W., Andersen, F. A. (2012). Safety assessment of 1,2-glycols as used in cosmetics (pp. 147S-168S). Sage Journals: International Journal of Toxicology.
Becker, L. C., Bergfeld, W. F., Belsito, D. V., Hill, R. A., Klaassen, C. D., Liebler, D., Marks, J. G., Shank, R. C., Slaga, T. J., Snyder, P. W., Andersen, F. A. (2012). Safety assessment of trimoniums as used in cosmetics (pp. 296S-341S). Sage Journals: International Journal of Toxicology.
Johnson, W. J., Bergfeld, W. F., Belsito, D. V., Hill, R. A., Klaassen, C. D., Liebler, D., Marks, J. G., Shank, R. C., Slaga, T. J., Snyder, P. W., Andersen, F. A. (2012). Safety assessment of isoparaffins as used in cosmetics (pp. 269S-295S). Sage Journals: International Journal of Toxicology.
Becker, L. C., Bergfeld, W. F., Belsito, D. V., Hill, R. A., Klaassen ;; ; ; ;, C. D., Liebler, D., Marks, J. G., Shank, R. C., Slaga, T. J., Snyder, P. W., Andersen, F. A. (2012). Safety assessment of alkyl benzoates as used in cosmetics (pp. 342S-372S). Sage Journals: International Journal of Toxicology.
Hisham, Q., Alaa, A. H., Hill, R. A., Khalil, A. (2012). Enhanced brain amyloid-beta clearance by rifampicin and caffeine as a possible protective mechanism against Alzheimer's disease (pp. 151-65). Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.
Fiume, M. M., Heldreth, B., Bergfeld, W. F., Belsito, D. V., Hill, R. A., Klaassen ;; ; ; ;, C. D., Liebler, D., Marks, J. G., Shank, R. C., Slaga, T. J., Snyder, P. W., Andersen, F. A. (2013). Safety Assessment of Triethanolamine and Triethanolamine-Containing Ingredients as Used in Cosmetics (pp. 59S-83S). Sage Journals: International Journal of Toxicology.
Becker, L. C., Bergfeld, W. F., Belsito, D. V., Hill, R. A., Klaassen ;; ; ; ;, C. D., Liebler, D., Marks, J. G., Shank, R. C., Slaga, T. J., Snyder, P. W., Andersen, F. A. (2013). Safety Assessment of Silylates and Surface-Modified Siloxysilicates (pp. 5S-24S). Sage Journals: International Journal of Toxicology.
Fiume, M. M., Heldreth, B., Bergfeld, W. F., Belsito, D. V., Hill, R. A., Klaassen ;; ; ; ;, C. D., Liebler, D., Marks, J. G., Shank, R. C., Slaga, T. J., Snyder, P. W., Andersen, F. A. (2013). Safety Assessment of Diethanolamides as Used in Cosmetics (pp. 36S-58S). Sage Journals: International Journal of Toxicology.
Burnett, C. L., Bergfeld, W. F., Belsito, D. V., Hill, R. A., Klaassen, C. D., Liebler, D., Marks, J. G., Shank, R. C., Slaga, T. J., Snyder, P. W., Andersen, F. A. (2013). Safety Assessment of 2-Amino-4-Hydroxyethylaminoanisole and 2-Amino-4-Hydroxyethylaminoanisole Sulfate as Used in Cosmetics (pp. 25S-35S). Sage Journals: International Journal of Toxicology.
Liu, Y., Hill, R. A., Li, Y. (2013). Ceramide glycosylation catalyzed by glucosylceramide synthase and cancer drug resistance (pp. 59-89). Academic Press: Advances in cancer research.

Research Grants

El Sayed, K. (Principal), Hill, R. A. (Co-Principal), Briski, K. (Co-Principal), Meyer, S. (Co-Principal), Khalil, A. (Co-Principal), Akins, R. L. (Co-Principal), Satyanarayana-Jois, S. (Co-Principal), "Enhancement of ULM College of Pharmacy NMR Spectrometery" (Pending Funding Decision), Sponsored By Louisiana BoR-TRADITIONAL ENH Program, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $159785. (June 01 2010 - June 30 2011).

Awards & Honors

May 2013 P3 Teacher of the Year.

May 2013 P1 Teacher of the Year.

December 2008 Selected to serve on Cosmetic Ingredient Review Expert Panel.

May 2005 ULM Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences Teacher of the Year – 2004-2005.

April 1998 Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi inductee.

April 1995 Rho Chi Teacher of the Year Award.

April 1992 Favorite Teacher Award.

February 1991 Predoctoral Fellow Research Presentation Travel Grant.

May 1988 Fellow of the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education – 1988–1991.

May 1987 Honorable Mention.

April 1986 University Fellow.

May 1982 Highest Honors in Chemistry.

Courses Taught

PHAR 4009Medicinal Chemistry II, 3 course(s)

PHAR 4010Medicinal Chemistry III, 4 course(s)

PHAR 5013PHARMACOKINETICS, 1 course(s)

PHAR 5051Directed Study, 2 course(s)

PHAR 5069CONCEPTS IN DRUG DESIGN, 5 course(s)

PHAR 5070MEDICINAL CHEM DRUG DISCOVERY, 2 course(s)

PHAR 5137MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY SURVEY, 1 course(s)

PHAR 5139MOLEC THEOR FNDTNS, 5 course(s)

PHRD 4002PRINCIPLES OF DRUG ACTION I, 9 course(s)

PHRD 4027PRINCIPLES OF DRUG ACTION II, 8 course(s)

PHRD 4056BIOPHARM & KINETICS, 1 course(s)

PHRD 4058NEUROLOGY & PSYCHIATRY MODULE, 4 course(s)

PHRD 4074ENDOCRINE MODULE, 4 course(s)

PHRD 4083GASTRO NUTRITION & HEPTIC MOD, 5 course(s)

PHRD 5010CARDIOVASCULAR MODULE, 6 course(s)

PHRD 5027BONE AND JOINT MODULE, 6 course(s)

PHRD 5031RESPIRATORY MODULE, 2 course(s)

PHRD 5033RENAL/UROLOGY MODULE, 4 course(s)

PHRD 5037EYES, EARS, THROAT & DERM MOD, 6 course(s)