Antioxidant Activity, Natural Product Chemistry, Phytochemicals, Pharmacy, Herbal Medicine, Traditional Medicine, Ethnopharmacology, Cancer Biology, Clinical Pharmacology, Toxicology, Pharmacodynamics, Drug Metabolism, Clinical Research, Pharmaceutical Development, Clinical Trials
Arlene Faye-Ann Williams-Persad is currently a Lecturer at the University of the West Indies. At The UWI she represents the core teaching and learning tools in the discipline of Pharmacology. As an Educator and a young Research Officer she is dedicated to providing quality scientific knowledge to her stakeholders.
Having worked at The UWI from the beginning of her career, she started as a Student Assistant at the Medical Sciences Library. She pursued her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry where she worked at the Biochemistry Unit as a Research Assistant. She was soon recruited by the Pharmacology Unit as a Laboratory Technician and shortly promoted to Senior Research Technician.
Arlene continued her course of study to complete a Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacology. Her research interests are varied from in vivo studies of herbal extracts on internal organs to antibiotic stewardship and most recently the treatment options for COVID-19 patients with comorbidities. Dr. Arlene Faye-Ann Williams-Persad enjoys relaxing with her family at home or outdoors, "family is the fuel to innovation".
Telephone: 6452640 ext. 4658/4506
Lecturer in Pharmacology and Staff Member at the U.W.I