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Robert Speth, Ph.D.

Robert Speth

College of Pharmacy
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Research Focus

  • Characterizations of Angiotensin (Ang) II Receptors in reproductive structures
  • Pioneering Studies of Ang II Receptor Subtypes with Selective Ligands
  • Characterization of Mas as the receptor for the Angiotensin 1-7
  • Sexual dimorphism in Ang II receptor function, novel signaling pathways and age-related health consequences
  • Involvement of the brain angiotensin system in neurogenerative diseases 


  • Post-Doctoral, University of Arizona
  • Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
  • M.A., Connecticut College
  • B.A., Western Maryland College

Robert C. Speth is the 6th recipient of the President's Faculty Research Grant from Nova Southeastern University in 2016 and the 2017 "Greater Fort Lauderdale World Class Faculty Award" recipient. He has published more than 200 peer-reviewed manuscripts among his more than 500 published works. Over the course of his career, he has generated more than two million dollars of funding for his research. He has been involved with the Cardiovascular Neuroscience Research Fund since 2015 and the research will continue until June 2020. In addition to his research activities, Dr. Speth has interests in combining arts and the sciences using prose, poetry, and Greek mythology, regulation of drugs of abuse, and monitoring of dietary supplements.

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