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The Academy of Pharmacology Educators recognizes individuals who have made exemplary contributions to pharmacology education in one or more of the following areas: student–teacher interaction, innovative contributions, scholarly endeavors, and/or professional development and service.


  • David W. Hein, PhD | Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY
  • Patricia Bell Williams, PhD, FCP | Professor Emerita of Pharmacology and Ophthalmology (as of April 2014), Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA  


  • Robin W. Rockhold, PhD | Deputy Chief Academic Officer, Professor of Pharmacology, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, The University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS  


  • Kelly Karpa, PhD | Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA


  • Raymond R. Mattingly, PhD | Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 
  • Reza Mehvar, PharmD, PhD | Professor and Chair, Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chapman University School of Pharmacy, Orange, CA 
  • Georg Petroianu, MD, PhD, FCP | Professor and Chair, Department of Cellular Biology and Pharmacology, Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Miami, FL 


  • Senthil Kumar Rajasekaran, MD | Professor, Department of Physiological Sciences, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
  • Robert Soltis, PhD | Ellis and Nelle Levitt Professor of Pharmacology, Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Des Moines, IA


  • A. Laurel Gorman, PhD | Associate Professor, Pharmacology & Medical Education, University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Orlando, FL
  • Nicole C. Kwiek, PhD | Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacology,  Division of Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 
  • Thomas C. Westfall, PhD | William Beaumont Professor, Chair Emeritus, Dept. Pharmacology and Physiology, St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 


  • Peter G. Bradford, PhD | Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo,  Buffalo, NY
  • Katharina Brandl, RPh (DE), PhD | Assistant Professor, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA
  • Craig W. Clarkson, PhD | Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in Pharmacology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA


  • Mark J. Hernandez, PhD | Associate Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology, Clerkship Chair for International Medicine Electives, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dothan, AL
  • Raeann L. Carrier, PhD | Director, Office of National Boards and Exam Center, Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg, WV


Last Updated: October 3, 2018

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