Directors, Clinical Pharmacology Training Programs in the United States

(Webpage: Last update: February 2017)  


Dr. Lisa Bomgaars 
Div of Hypertension & Clinical Pharmacology 
Baylor Coll of Medicine 
One Baylor Plaza, BCM 620
Houston, Texas 77030 
Telephone: (713) 798-4138 
Fax: (713) 798-8039 
Website: https://www.bcm.edu/departments/medicine/sections-divisions-centers/hypertension-and-clinical-pharmacology
Email: sacombs@texaschildrens.org  

Susan Abdel-Rahman, PharmD
Director, Clinical Pharmacology Fellowship 
Childrens Mercy Hosp & Clinics
2401 Gillham Rd
Kansas City, MO 64108
Telephone: (816) 855-1759

Website: http://www.childrensmercy.org/ClinPharmFellowship/ 

Dr. Lionel D. Lewis 
Professor of Medicine/Pharmacology & Toxicology 
Medical Director, Dartmouth Clinical Trials Office 
322 W Borwell Bldg   
Section of Clinical Pharmacology, Dept of Medicine 
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth & Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Ctr 
Lebanon, NH 03756
Telephone: (603) 650-7811/8685 
Fax: (603) 650-6841 
Website: https://geiselmed.dartmouth.edu/pharmtox/welcome/
Email: lionel.d.lewis@dartmouth.edu 
 

Dr. Zeruesenay Desta
Professor, Dept of Medicine
Div of Clinical Pharmacology
Indiana Univ - Purdue Univ at Indianapolis
1001 W 10th St, WD OPW 320
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Telephone: (317) 274-2823
Fax: (317) 630-8185
Website: http://medicine.iupui.edu/clinpharm
Email: sdesta@iu.edu 

Dr. Craig Hendrix 
Wellcome Professor and Director, Div of Clinical Pharmacology 
Johns Hopkins Univ 
600 N Wolfe St, Osler 525
Baltimore, MD 21287-5554
Telephone: (410) 955-9707 
Fax: (410) 614-9978 
Website: http://www.jhuclinicalpharmacology.org/trainingProgram/index.asp
E-mail: chendrix@jhmi.edu    

Dr. Kurt Varner 
Lederle Laboratories/David R. Bethune Professor of Pharmacology 
Head, Dept of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics 
Louisiana State Univ Health Sciences Ctr 
1901 Perdido St 
New Orleans, LA 70112 
Telephone: (504) 568-4742 
Fax: (504) 568-2361 
Website: https://www.medschool.lsuhsc.edu/pharmacology/
Email: kvarne@lsuhsc.edu 
 

Dr. Richard M. Weinshilboum 
Professor of Molecular Pharmacology 
Dept of Molecular Pharmacology  
Mayo Clinic 
200 First St, SW, Gonda Bldg, 19th Fl 
Rochester, MN 55905 
Telephone: (507) 284-2246 
Fax: (507) 284-9111 
Website: http://www.mayo.edu/research/training-grant-positions/clinical-pharmacology/TPR-00055333
Email: weinshilboum.richard@mayo.edu 

Drs. Parag Kumar & Jomy George
Fellowship Director & Co-Director
National Inst of Health
Clinical Pharmacokinetics Research Unit (CPRU)
Clinical Ctr Pharmacy Dept
10 Center Dr, Bldg 10, 1C230G
Bethesda, MD 20892
Telephone: (301) 496-0967
Website: https://www.cc.nih.gov/phar/pdfs/PKFellowship.pdf
Emails: parag.kumar@nih.gov & jomy.george@nih.gov 

Joseph Kitzmiller MD PhD FCP
Biological Chemistry & Pharmacology
Associate Director, Center For PharmacoGenomics Director, Fellowship Training in Clinical Pharmacology & PharmacoGenomics
Ohio State Univ Medical Ctr Coll of Medicine
5086 Graves Hall, 333 West Tenth Ave
Columbus, OH 43210
Telephone: (614) 292-8438 
Emails: joseph.kitzmiller@osumc.edu

Dr. Scott Waldman 
Chair, Dept of Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology 
Thomas Jefferson Univ 
1025 Walnut St St, 1170 Main 
Philadelphia, PA 19107 
Telephone: (215) 955-6086 
Fax: (215) 955-5681 
Email: scott.waldman@mail.tju.edu 
 

Dr. David J. Greenblatt 
Professor, Dept of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics
Program in Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics 
Tufts Univ School of Medicine 
136 Harrison Ave 
Boston, MA 02111 
Telephone: (617) 636-6997 
Fax: (617) 636-0445 
Email: dj.greenblatt@tufts.edu   

Dr. Louis Cantilena, Jr. & Col Colin Ohrt
Professor, Medicine & Pharmacology
Director, Div of Pharmacology & Medical Toxicology
Uniformed Svcs Univ of the Health Sciences & Walter Reed Army Inst of Research
4301 Jones Bridge Rd
Bethesda, MD 20814-4779
Telephone: (301) 295-3239
Fax: (301) 295-3976
Website: http://wrair-www.army.mil/
Email: lcantilena@usuhs.mil 

Dr. Esteban G. Buchard
Professor, Dept of Medicine 
Univ of California San Francisco Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine
Lung Biology, Box 2911
San Francisco, CA 94143-2911
Telephone: (415) 514-9677 
Fax: (415) 514-4365
Email: esteban@sfgh.ucsf.edu
 

Dr. Mark J. Ratain 
Dept of Medicine
Univ of Chicago
5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 2115
Chicago, IL 60637
Office Telephone:  (773) 702-4400
Committee Telephone: (773) 702-0963
Committee Fax: (773) 702-9698
Website: http://ccpp.uchicago.edu
Email: mratain@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

Dr. Alexander A. Vinks 
Cincinnati Children’s Research Fdtn Endowed Chair 
Professor, Pediatrics & Pharmacology 
Univ of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Director, Div of Clinical Pharmacology 
Scientific Director, Pharmacy Research in Patient Svcs 
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Ctr 
3333 Burnet Ave, MLC 6018 
Cincinnati, OH 45229-3039 
Telephone: (513) 636-0159
Fax: (513) 636-0168
Email: sander.vinks@cchmc.org

Dr. Andrew Thorburn
Chairman, Dept of Pharmacology
Univ of Colorado, Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus 
RC1-N, MS 8303, Rm 6126 
12800 E 19th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045

Telephone: (303) 724-3619
Website: http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/medicalschool/departments/Pharmacology/Pages/pharmacology.aspx
Email: Andrew.Thorburn@ucdenver.edu
 

Dr. Patrick M. Moriarty 
Professor, Medicine Clinical Pharmacology 
Atherosclerosis & Lipoprotein Apheresis Ctr 
Univ of Kansas Medical Ctr 
3901 Rainbow Blvd, Mailstop 3008 
Kansas City, KS 66160-7374 
Telephone: (913) 588-6057 
Fax: (913) 588-4074 
Website: http://www.kumc.edu/school-of-medicine/internal-medicine/clinical-pharmacology.html
Email: pmoriart@kumc.edu 
 

Dr. Richard Preston 
Professor, Clinical Medicine & Chief, Div of Clinical Pharmacology 
Dept of Medicine 
Univ of Miami 
1500 NW 12th Ave, #1500W 
Miami, FL 33136 
Telephone: (305) 243-4464 
Fax: (305) 243-5974 
Email: rpreston@med.miami.edu  

Dr. Angela Birnbaum
Professor & Director of Graduate Studies, Dept of Experimental & Clinical Pharmacology (ECP)
Univ of Minnesota Coll of Pharmacy
7-115 Weaver-Densford Hall
308 Harvard St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Telephone: (612) 624-3158
Fax: (612) 626-0148
Email: birnb002@umn.edu

Kim L. R. Brouwer
UNC-Duke Collaborative Clinical Pharmacology Postdoctoral Training Program
Div of Pharmacotherapy & Experimental Therapeutics
Univ of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
CB #7569 Kerr Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7569
Telephone: (919) 962-7030
Fax: 919-962-0644
Website: https://pharmacy.unc.edu/unc-duke-collaborative-clinical-pharmacology-t32-postdoctoral-training-program/
Email: kbrouwer@unc.edu

Dr. Sean P. Hennessy 
Professor, Epidemiology and of Systems Pharmacology & Translational Therapeutics
Univ of Pennsylvania School of Medicine 
803 Blockley Hall
430 Guardian Dr 
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6021 
Telephone: (215) 898-9112 
Fax: (215) 573-5315    
Email: hennessy@mail.med.upenn.edu   

Dr. Catherine MT Sherwin
Chief, Div of Clinical Pharmacology, Dept of Pediatrics
Univ of Utah School of Medicine
295 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Telephone: (801) 585-7587
Email: ClinPharm@hsc.utah.edu

Dr. C. Michael Stein 
Div of Clinical Pharmacology 
Vanderbilt Univ  
542 RRB 
Nashville, TN 37232-6602 
Telephone: (615) 936-3420 
Fax: (615) 936-2746
Website: https://medicine.mc.vanderbilt.edu/clinicalpharmacology
E-mail: michael.stein@vanderbilt.edu