Raymond L Woosley

Research Interests

Raymond L. Woosley, M.D., Ph.D. is Emeritus Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson, Az and Flinn Visiting Scholar for the UA College of Medicine, Phoenix. He is also founding President of the Arizona Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics, a non-profit organization dedicated to safe medication use. Dr. Woosley received his medical degree from the University of Miami, FL, his doctorate in pharmacology from the University of Louisville, KY, and his bachelor's degree from Western Kentucky University. After an internship and residency in internal medicine, he completed a fellowship in clinical pharmacology at Vanderbilt University before joining the faculty and rising to the rank of Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology. In 1988, Dr. Woosley was appointed Chairman of the Department of Pharmacology at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, D.C. In 2001, Dr. Woosley joined the faculty at The University of Arizona as Vice President of the Arizona Health Sciences Center and the Dean of the College of Medicine. In 2005, he founded Critical Path Institute (C-Path), an independent, non-profit organization created jointly by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the University of Arizona to help implement the FDA’s Critical Path Initiative. Dr. Woosley’s research has been reported in more than 280 peer-reviewed publications and in eleven patents. For his contributions to medicine, Dr. Woosley has received numerous awards from academic institutions, government agencies and professional organizations.