Chair, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Indiana University School of Medicine, a national leader in research, education and clinical care, is announcing the search for Chair of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology. This is an extraordinary opportunity for a visionary leader to advance a strong academic department to the next level of excellence.




Pharmacology and Toxicology

Exploring therapeutics at the forefront of medical science

Researchers within the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology are using state-of-the-art approaches to study biological mechanisms that lead to potential targets for the treatment of cancer, infectious and neurological diseases, and toxicological effects.


Search Committee

Megan M Palmer, PhD (Co-Chair)
Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Professional Development, and Diversity
Vice Chair for Academic Affairs, Department of Emergency Medicine
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, IU School of Education
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Alexander G. Robling, PhD (Co-Chair)
Chair, Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology
Vincent H. Gattone II Professor of Anatomy & Cell Biology
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Gustavo Arrizabalaga, PhD
Assistant Dean for Diversity Affairs
Professor, Pharmacology & Toxicology
Indiana University School of Medicine
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Samir K. Gupta, MD
David H. Jacobs Professor of Medicine
Director, Division of Infectious Diseases
Director, IU Infectious Diseases
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Laurie Gutmann, MD
Chair, Department of Neurology
Co-Director, the Neuroscience Institute
Professor of Neurology
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Thomas Hurley, PhD
Associate Dean for Graduate Education
Chancellors Professor, IUPUI
Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
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Mark R. Kelley, PhD
Betty and Earl Herr Professor in Pediatric Oncology Research
Associate Director of Basic Science Research, Indiana University Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center (IUSCCC)
Professor, Departments of Pediatrics, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Pharmacology & Toxicology and Ophthalmology
Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research
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Todd Skaar, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Interim Chief, Division of Clinical Pharmacology
Director, Indiana Institute for Personalized Medicine
Co-Leader, Cancer Prevention & Control Program
Indiana University Melvin & Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center
Indiana University School of Medicine
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Elizabeth Yeh, PhD
Associate Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology
Director of Trainee Recruitment, Development, and Diversity in Pharmacology & Toxicology
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
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