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Congratulations to Dr. Ana Caroline (Carol) Costa Sá!

Congratulations to Dr. Carol Sá for successfully defending her dissertation entitled: “Transcriptomics: Advancing Hypertension Pharmacogenomics.” Dr. Sá is seen here with her committee members, Drs. Somnath Datta, Matias Kirst, Yan Gong, Julie Johnson, and Marta Wayne. The PTR family wishes her the very best in all her future…

Dr. John Markowitz delivers plenary lecture at International Congress.

John S. Markowitz, Pharm.D. recently provided an invited plenary lecture entitled “Limitations of in vitro Assessments of the Drug Interaction Potential of Botanical Supplements” at the 63rd International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (GA) on August 25, 2015 in…

Dr. Stacy Voils appointed to ASHP Council on Therapeutics

Dr. Stacy Voils, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research, has been appointed to the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHP) Council on Therapeutics for 2015-2016. The Council on Therapeutics reviews and develops ASHP professional policies and position statements related to safe and appropriate use…

Congratulations to Dr. Ahmed Albassam!

    Congratulations to Dr. Ahmed Albassam for successfully defending his dissertation entitled: “The effect of herbal and dietary supplements on drug metabolizing enzyme activity.” Dr. Albassam will be joining the faculty at King Saud University School of Pharmacy in July. The PTR family wishes him the very…

Congratulations to Dr. Marina Kawaguchi-Suzuki!

Congratulations to Dr. Marina Kawaguchi-Suzuki for successfully defending her dissertation entitled: “Factors Contributing to Variable Drug Response in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease.”   Dr. Kawaguchi-Suzuki is seen here with her committee members, Drs. Taimour Langaee, Kenneth Cusi, Yan Gong, and Reginald Frye. Dr. Kawaguchi-Suzuki will be joining the…

PTR Welcomes New Faculty Member – Dr. Randy Hatton

The PTR department is pleased to announce the appointment of Randy Hatton, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP as a Clinical Professor in the Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research.  Dr. Hatton will be the academic director of the second year of the College of Pharmacy’s 2015 curriculum. He currently teaches the evidence-based…

PTR Welcomes Six New Faculty Members

The Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research welcomes six new faculty members: Jatinder Lamba, Vishal Lamba, Lindsey Childs-Kean, Priti Patel, Ado Khoury, and Megan Murphy-Menezes. Jatinder Lamba, PhD joined the department on July 1, 2014, as an Associate Professor. Lamba earned her PhD in pharmacogenomics from the Postgraduate Institute…

PTR Welcomes New Faculty Member, Dr. Lari Cavallari

The PTR department is pleased to announce the appointment of Larisa H. Cavallari, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP as an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research and as the new Director of the Center for Pharmacogenomics.  Dr. Cavallari starts in her new position on April 1st and will be…

PTR Welcomes New Faculty Member, Dr. Steven Smith

The PTR department is pleased to announce the appointment of Steven M. Smith, PharmD, MPH, BCPS as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research. Dr. Smith is located on the Gainesville campus. Dr. Smith was formerly an Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Skaggs School…

PTR Welcomes New Faculty Member, Dr. Shannon Miller

Dr. Shannon Miller The PTR department is pleased to announce the appointment of Shannon Miller, PharmD, BCACP as Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research. Dr. Miller is also the Assistant Director of the Orlando campus; she started in her new…