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2018 ASPET Election Results

Congratulations to the 2018 Council election winners for President-elect, Secretary/Treasurer-elect, and Councilor.  Dr. Wayne Backes, Dr. Jin Zhang, and Dr. Kathryn Cunningham will begin their terms on July 1, 2018.

President-Elect

Backes

Wayne L. Backes, PhD
Associate Dean for Research, School of Medicine/Professor of Pharmacology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans

Secretary/Treasurer-Elect

Zhang

Jin Zhang, PhD
Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of California, San Diego (UCSD); Member, Moores Cancer Center at UCSD; Adjunct Professor, Department of Pharmacology & Molecular Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

Councilor

Cunningham

Kathryn A. Cunningham, PhD
Chauncey Leake Distinguished Professor of Pharmacology, Vice Chair of the Department of Pharmacology, and Director of the Center for Addiction Research, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston

 

2018 Division Election Results

The following Divisions held elections for 2018 and received an enthusiastic response from ASPET members:

  • Division for Cancer Pharmacology
  • Division for Drug Discovery & Development
  • Division for Drug Metabolism & Disposition
  • Division for Molecular Pharmacology
  • Division for Neuropharmacology
  • Division for Toxicology

Please join us in welcoming all newly elected chairs and secretary-treasurers to their respective Division’s executive committee. The new officers will take office on July 1, 2018.

 

Division for Cancer Pharmacology

Chair-Elect

Thorburn

Andrew Thorburn, DPhil
Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacology, University of Colorado

Secretary/Treasurer-Elect

Canman

Christine E. Canman, PhD
Associate Professor of Pharmacology, University of Michigan Medical School

 

Division for Drug Discovery and Development

Chair-Elect

Parry

Tom J. Parry, MBA, PhD
Founder and Principal, Skyline Biopharma, LLC

Secretary/Treasurer-Elect

Sjogren

Benita Sjögren, MSc, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Purdue University

Division for Drug Metabolism and Disposition

Chair-Elect

Yu

Aiming Yu, PhD
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, University of California Davis

Secretary/Treasurer-Elect

Prasad

Bhagwat Prasad, MS, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics, University of Washington

Division for Molecular Pharmacology

Chair-Elect

Howlett

Allyn C. Howlett, PhD
Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology, Wake Forest School of Medicine

Secretary/Treasurer-Elect

Lyon

Angeline Lyon, PhD
Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biological Sciences, Purdue University

Division for Neuropharmacology

Chair-Elect

Standifer

Kelly M. Standifer, PhD
Chair and Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Secretary/Treasurer-Elect

Bhalla

Shaifali Bhalla, PhD
Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Midwestern University, Chicago College of Pharmacy

Division for Toxicology

Chair-Elect

Cummings

Brian S. Cummings, PhD
Professor and Director, Interdisciplinary Toxicology Program, University of Georgia

Secretary/Treasurer-Elect

Stamper

Brendan Stamper, PhD
Associate Professor, Pacific University School of Pharmacy

Last Updated: February 15, 2018

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