Directors, Clinical Pharmacology Training Programs in the United States

(Webpage: Last update: July 2018)  


Dr. Addison Taylor, MD, PhD
Faculty - Division Chief 
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/cardiovascular-research/hypertension-and-clinical-pharmacology
Email: ataylor@bcm.edu 

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/

John N. van den Anker, MD, PhD
Chief Div of Pediatric Pharmacology
Children's National Health System
111 Michigan Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20010
Email: JVandena@childrensnational.org

Lionel D. Lewis, MD
Professor of Medicine/Pharmacology & Toxicology 
Medical Director, Dartmouth Clinical Trials Office 
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth & Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Ctr 
Section of Clinical Pharmacology, Dept of Medicine
One Medical Center Drive    
Lebanon, NH 03756
Telephone: (603) 650-7811/8685 
Fax: (603) 650-6841 
Email: lionel.d.lewis@dartmouth.edu 

Zeruesenay Desta, PhD
Interim Division Chief
Div of Clinical Pharmacology
Indiana Univ School of Medicine
950 West Walnut Street, Room 402
Research Institute II (R2)
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Telephone: (317) 274-2810
Fax: (317) 630-8185
Website: http://medicine.iupui.edu/clinpharm
Email: sdesta@iu.edu

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

Kurt Varner, PhD 
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 

Liewei Wang MD, PhD
Professor
Division of Clinical Pharmacology
Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics 
Mayo Clinic Rochester
200 First St, SW
Rochester, MN 55905
Telephone: (507) 284-5264

Fax: (507) 284-9111 
Website: http://www.mayo.edu/research/training-grant-positions/clinical-pharmacology/TPR-00055333
Email: wang.liewei@mayo.edu

Jomy George, PharmD, BCPS, AQ-ID
Fellowship 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: 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
5086/5084 Graves Hall, 333 West Tenth Ave
Columbus, OH 43210
Telephone: (614) 292-8438
Website: https://medicine.osu.edu/bcpharm/course-offerings/fellowshipprogram/pages/index.aspx 
Emails: joseph.kitzmiller@osumc.edu

Scott Waldman, MD PhD 
Samuel M.V. Hamilton Professor of Medicine and Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Chair, Dept of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
Thomas Jefferson Univ 
132 South Tenth Street, 1170 Main Building 
Philadelphia, PA 19107 
Telephone: (215) 955-6086 
Fax: (215) 955-5681
Website: https://www.jefferson.edu/university/jmc/departments/pharmacology.html
Email: scott.waldman@mail.tju.edu 

David J. Greenblatt, MD
Louis Lasagna, MD, Professor, Professor of Immunology
MS in Pharmacology & Drug Development 
Tufts Univ School of Medicine 
136 Harrison Ave 
Boston, MA 02111 
Telephone: (617) 636-6997 
Fax: (617) 636-0445
Website: https://sackler.tufts.edu/academics/PDD 
Email: dj.greenblatt@tufts.edu   

Irwin Lucki, PhD
Professor & Chair, Pharmacology & Molecular Therapeutics
Dept of Pharmacology & Molecular Therapeutics
Uniformed Svcs Univ of the Health Sciences & Walter Reed Army Inst of Research
4301 Jones Bridge Rd
Bethesda, MD 20814-4799
Telephone: (301) 295-3248
Fax: (301) 295-3220
Email: irwin.lucki@usuhs.edu

Jeremiah Momper, PharmD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
UC San Diego & Pfizer Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology-Oncology
Univ of California, San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0719
La Jolla, CA 92093
Telephone: (858) 822-0913
Website: http://pharmacy.ucsd.edu/research/fellowships/pfizer_pharm_oncology.shtml
Email: jmomper@ucsd.edu

Esteban G. Buchard, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences and Medicine
Director, Clinical Pharmacology Fellowship Program
Univ of California San Francisco Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine
Rock Hall, Mission Bay
1550 4th Street, RH-584C
San Francisco, CA 94158
Telephone: (415) 514-9677 
Fax: (415) 514-4365
Website: https://clinpharm.ucsf.edu/fellowship/research_fellowships.html
Email: esteban@sfgh.ucsf.edu

M. Eileen Dolan, PhD 
Professor of Medicine, Section of Hematology/Oncology
Chair, Committee on Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacogenomics
Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacogenomics Training Program
Univ of Chicago
900 E. 57th Street, KCBD Box 11
Chicago, IL 60637
Office Telephone:  (773) 702-4441
Committee Telephone: (773) 702-9699
Committee Fax: (773) 702-9698
Website: http://ccpp.uchicago.edu
Email: edolan@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

Alexander A. Vinks, PharmD, PhD, FCP
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 45229-3026 
Telephone: (513) 636-0159
Fax: (513) 636-0168
Email: sander.vinks@cchmc.org

Andrew Thorburn, DPhil
Chairman, Dept of Pharmacology
Dept of Pharmacology
Univ of Colorado, Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus 
Mail Stop 8303, RC1-South 
12801 E 17th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045

Telephone: (303) 724-3290
Fax: 303-724-3663
Website: http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/medicalschool/departments/Pharmacology/Pages/pharmacology.aspx
Email: Andrew.Thorburn@ucdenver.edu

Peter Anderson, PharmD & Jennifer Kiser, PharmD
Professor & Associate Professor
University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
12850 E Montview Blvd
Aurora, CO  80045
Telephone:  (303) 724-6128
Email:  peter.anderson@ucdenver.edu & jennifer.kiser@ucdenver.edu 

Patrick Moriarty, MD, FACC, FACP 

Director, Clinical Pharmacology
Univ of Kansas Medical Ctr 
3901 Rainbow Blvd 
Kansas City, KS 66160 
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 

Richard Preston, MD, MSPH, MBA
Professor, Medicine & Chief, Div of Clinical Pharmacology 
Univ of Miami Miller School of Medicine
1500 NW 12th Ave D7-3, 15th Fl W 
Miami, FL 33136 
Telephone: (305) 243-5930 
Website: http://medicine.med.miami.edu/clinical-pharmacology
Email: rpreston@med.miami.edu  

Robert Straka, PharmD, FCCP
Department Head & Professor, Dept of Experimental & Clinical Pharmacology (ECP)
Univ of Minnesota Coll of Pharmacy
7-115B Weaver-Densford Hall
308 Harvard St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Telephone: (612) 624-5663
Fax: (612) 625-3927
Website: https://www.pharmacy.umn.edu/
Email: strak001@umn.edu

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

E. John Wherry, PhD 
Chair, Department of Systems Pharmacology and Translational Therapeutics
Univ of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine 
829 Biomedical Research Building II/III
421 Curie Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6160
Telephone: (215) 898-7819
Fax: (215) 573-6804
Website: http://www.med.upenn.edu/pharmacology/
Email: wherry@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

Robert Ward, MD, FAAP, FCP
Interim Division 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
Website: https://medicine.utah.edu/pediatrics/clinical_pharmacology/
Email: ClinPharm@hsc.utah.edu

C. Michael Stein, MBChB
Associate Director, Division of Clinical Pharmacology
Director of Fellowship Program, Division of Clinical Pharmacology
Div of Clinical Pharmacology 
Vanderbilt Univ Medical Center
2222 Pierce Avenue
Robinson Research Building, Room 542
Nashville, TN 37232-6602 
Telephone: (615) 936-3420 
Website: https://medicine.mc.vanderbilt.edu/clinicalpharmacology
E-mail: michael.stein@vanderbilt.edu