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2019 ASPET Election Results

Congratulations to newly elected 2019 Council members for President-elect, Secretary/Treasurer-elect, and Councilor.  Dr. Charles P. France, Dr. Mary-Ann Bjornsti, and Dr. Namandjé N. Bumpus will begin their terms on July 1, 2019.


Charles P. France

Charles P. France, PhD
Professor of Pharmacology and Psychiatry, Robert A. Welch Distinguished Chair in Chemistry, University of Texas Health Science Center



Mary-Ann Bjornsti, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Alabama at Birmingham; Associate Director for Translational Research, University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center




Namandjé N. Bumpus, PhD
Associate Dean for Basic Research; Associate Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology & Molecular Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


2019 Division Election Results

The following Divisions held elections for 2019 and received an enthusiastic response from ASPET members:

  • Division for Behavioral Pharmacology
  • Division for Cardiovascular Pharmacology (CVP)
  • Division for Drug Metabolism and Disposition (DMDD)
  • Division for Molecular Pharmacology (MP)
  • Division for Pharmacology Education (DPE)
  • Division for Toxicology (TOX)

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, 2019.


Division for Behavioral Pharmacology


Bill Fantegrossi

William E. Fantegrossi, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine


Peter Winsauer

Peter J. Winsauer, PhD
L. Allen Barker Professor of Pharmacology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center


Division for Cardiovascular Pharmacology


Fadi Khasawneh

Fadi T. Khasawneh, PhD
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, The University of Texas, El Paso


Michael Tranter

Michael Tranter, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Health and Disease, University of Cincinnati

Division for Drug Metabolism and Disposition


Rob Foti

Robert S. Foti, PhD
Principal Scientist, Pharmacokinetics and Drug Metabolism, Amgen Inc.


Aarti Sawant Basak

Aarti Sawant-Basak, PhD
Associate Director, Clinical Pharmacology, Early Clinical Development, Pfizer

Division for Molecular Pharmacology


J. Silvio Gutkind

J. Silvio Gutkind, PhD
Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Associate Director of Basic Science, University of California, San Diego Moores Cancer Center



Kirill Martemyanov, PhD
Professor and Chair, The Scripps Research Institute

Division for Pharmacology Education


Katharina Brandl

Katharina Brandl, RPh, PhD, FAPE
Assistant Professor, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of California, San Diego


Gagani Athauda

Gagani Athauda, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Cellular Biology and Pharmacology, Florida International University

Division for Toxicology


Qin CHen

Qin M. Chen, PhD
Professor of Pharmacology, University of Arizona College of Medicine


Brendan Stamper

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

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