Directors, Clinical Pharmacology Training Programs in the United States

(Webpage: Last update: November, 2016)  

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. 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. 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
The 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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

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. 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. 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


Susan Abdel-Rahman, PharmD
Director, Clinical Pharmacology Fellowship 

The Children Mercy Hosp & Clinics
2401 Gillham Rd
Kansas City, MO 64108
Telephone: (816) 855-1759
Website: http://www.childrensmercy.org/ClinPharmFellowship/


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

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. 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
Phone: (504) 568-4742
Fax: (504) 568-2361
Website: https://www.medschool.lsuhsc.edu/pharmacology/
Email: kvarne@lsuhsc.edu  

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. 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. 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

Kim L. R. Brouwer
UNC-Duke Collaborative Clinical Pharmacology Postdoctoral Training Program
Div of Pharmacotherapy & Experimental Therapeutics
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
CB #7569 Kerr Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7569
Tel: 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