Dr. Rakesh Srivastava

DR. RAKESH K. SRIVASTAVA

Dr. Rakesh Srivastava

(Ph.D., MBA, FRSM, FRSPH)

Professor and President

Dr. Rakesh Srivastava

About Me

Dr. Rakesh Srivastava (PhD, MBA, FRSM, FRSPH) is a scientist, professor, inventor, administrator, and entrepreneur). He has dedicated his life to understanding novel phenomena, discovering new drugs for the treatment of human diseases, teaching and mentoring students, fellows, and junior faculty, and providing his services to government organizations, charities, and underserved populations. By nature, he is curious, patient, courageous, detail-oriented, persistent, creative, communicative, open-minded and free of bias, and a critical thinker and problem-solver. All these qualities contributed significantly to his successful career. Dr. Rakesh Srivastava believes in the servant leadership style where employee improvement is the key to the success of the organization. Employees’ performance can be elevated by enhancing the company’s culture and caring for employees. He believes in listening, healing, empathy, awareness, persuasion, stewardship, conceptualization, foresight, and commitment to the growth of people and building a community from the organization’s efforts.

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My Resume

Education

1981 - 1984

M.Sc. Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's

1987 - 1990

M.S. Memorial University of Newfoundland St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada

1991 - 1994

Ph.D. University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada

2020 - 2022

MBA Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

Training

1994 – 1996
Post-Doctoral Fellow

National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health Bethesda, MD

1996 – 1999
Fellow
National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC.
2022
Certification (PMP)

Project Management Institute, PMP Number 3232827

Employment

1999 - 2005

Assistant Professor,Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD

2005 - 2008

Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, TX

2008 - 2009

Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, TX

2009 - 2013
Program Co-Leader, Precancerous Biology and Biomarkers, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
2009 - 2014
Tyler Endowed Professor (with Tenure), Dept. of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics, and Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
2009 – 2014

Director, Stem Cell Research and Therapeutics, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas

2013 - 2016
Senior Scientist, Kansas City VA Medical Center, Kansas City, MO
2016 - 2019
Professor, Department of Genetics, and Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA
2016 - 2019
Director, Cancer Therapeutics and Stem Cell Laboratory, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA
2018 - 2020

Scientific Director, GLAX Health, Wilmington, DE

2020

President, GLAX Health, Wilmington, DE

Membership

1994

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)

1997

American Association for the Advancement of
Science (AAAS)

1998

American Association for Cell Biology (AACB)

2001
Society for Basic Urological Research (SBUR).
2010
American Pancreatic Association (APA).
2018
Fellow, Royal Society of Medicine (London).
2019
Fellow, Royal Society of Public Health (London).
2021

Project Management Institute (PMI).

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Awards and Honors

1978 – 1981
Junior Research Fellowship
1980
A.A.I. Alumni Association award
1981
Merit award in B.Sc.
1982 – 1984
National Merit Scholarship M.Sc.
1984
Merit award in M.Sc
1988 – 1990
Bursary, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
1988 – 1990
Research Assistant, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NF, Canada
1988 – 1990
Teaching Assistant, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
1991 – 1994
Research Assistant, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
1991 – 1994
Teaching Assistant, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
1994 – 1996
Fogarty International Fellowship, National Institutes of Health
1996 – 1999
Fellow, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences, USA
2000 – 2004
Career Development Award, Department of Defense, US Army, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program
2009
Eminent Scholar, Kansas Bioscience Authority
2016
Eminent Scholar, Louisiana Cancer Research Consortium, State of Louisiana
2018 - Present
Fellow Royal Society of Medicine (London)
2019 - Present
Fellow, Royal Society of Public Health (London)
2020
STEM GEMS Mentoring Pilot Project
2022 - 2025
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification (Number 3232827) from Project Management Institute (PMI)

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