Prof. Dr. Eddy Yusuf obtained his bachelor degree in Pharmacy from Universitas Indonesia (UI) in 1992, his Master in Clinical Pharmacy from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) in 1998 & Ph.D. degree in Pharmaceutics from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) in 2006. He used to be a researcher in Department of R&D of PT Kalbe Farma and as a clinical pharmacist in Fatmawati Hospital in Indonesia. Prof Eddy serves as a founder Dean of School of Pharmacy, Management & Science University (MSU), Malaysia, in 2008. He also serves as a founder Director of The International Centre for Halal Studies (ICHLAS) in MSU. His last post before appointed as a Rector of Jakarta Global University (JGU) is the Vice President of Global Affairs of MSU.
He has received numerous of awards, some of which are such as FAPA Nagai-CP award in 2004, received in Bangkok and Nagai Travel Grant 2005 to Geneva. Prof. Eddy has been awarded as a prominent national scientist award by Malaysian Government in 2006, and he is also the recipient of ISFI (Indonesian Pharmacy Association) award for cancer research and represents ISFI for FIP conference in Salvador 2006, Brazil.
Prof Eddy’s research in development of ‘palm oil-based nano-emulsion for intravenous purpose’ has been awarded in local and international forum and his research finding has been patented in Malaysia. Currently, Prof Eddy is actively conducting research in area of Halal Pharmaceutical and Cosmeceutical to establish database for halal products as well as to develop halal raw material replacement for pharmaceutical and cosmetics products. The ICHLAS has been established in Malaysia and Japan and become one of referral center for halal issues, including development of halal module, halal training, consultancy, and research.
Prof. Eddy was the president of AFPS in year 2011-2012 and the chairman of AFPS Conference Year 2011 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Currently he serves as a Vice President of AFPS. He also serves as a board member of AASP (Asian Association of School of Pharmacy) until now