Professor and Ralph F. Shangraw/Noxell Endowed Chair in Industrial Pharmacy and Pharmaceutics
University of Maryland
Dr. James E. Polli is Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Ralph F. Shangraw/Noxell Endowed Professor in Industrial Pharmacy and Pharmaceutics at U of Maryland. He received a B.S. in Pharmacy (Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science) and a Ph.D. in pharmaceutics (U of Michigan). His research interest is oral drug absorption. His two main research interests are 1) maximizing oral bioavailability through formulation and chemical approaches and 2) developing public quality standards for oral dosage forms. Dr. Polli has an active laboratory and clinical research program, with clinical pharmacokinetic studies in patients and healthy volunteers. He has served as advisor to 20 Ph.D. graduates. He is co-Director of the U of Maryland Center of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation (CERSI), and FDA-funded collaborative agreement with the Agency. He is Director of the online MS in Regulatory Science program (www.pharmacy.umaryland.edu/regulatoryscience). He is an Editor of Pharmaceutical Research. He is a member of the University of Maryland General Clinical Research Center Advisory Committee. Dr Polli is a member of the University of Maryland institutional review board (IRB). He is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Simulations Plus.