A Message from The Chief
It is my pleasure to welcome you to the Division of Clinical Pharmacology in the Department of Medicine at the Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami. The Division of Clinical Pharmacology is primarily a research division dedicated to the investigation of the effects of new pharmacological agents and disease mechanisms in humans. We are proud of our long and established record of successful research across a wide range of therapeutic areas.
The Division is located within the self-contained, locked and secured Clinical Pharmacology Research Unit (CPRU) directly on the Campus of the Miller School of Medicine. The Division of Clinical Pharmacology has four core missions (1) original research to investigate the mechanisms of drug action in humans (2) Design and conduct of special populations phase I research studies (3) support the Miller School of Medicine research infrastructure and (4) conduct phase I studies and drug development for a range of pharmaceutical companies across a wide range of therapeutic areas.
Richard A. Preston, M.D., M.S.P.H., M.B.A.
Chief, Division of Clinical Pharmacology
Director, Clinical Pharmacology Research Unit
Professor of Medicine