Eight Pharmaceutical Scientists Recognized for Excellence San Francisco, CA -- November, 17, 1998 -- Eight pharmaceutical scientists were called to the stage at the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists' (AAPS) Annual Meeting opening ceremonies to receive awards for research achievement and advancing the pharmaceutical sciences.
AAPS-Dale E. Wurster Research Award in Pharmaceutics -- Sung Wan Kim, Ph.D.
Dr. Kim is among the first to apply basic polymer chemistry and physicochemical principles to develop modern hydrogel-based controlled drug delivery systems, thereby creating a new dimension in the design of zero-order drug delivery systems. His research spans from the development of controlled drug delivery systems for conventional drugs to sophisticated delivery systems for proteins, genes and cells. Dr. Kim is Professor of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Director of the Center for Controlled Chemical Delivery at the University of Utah.
AAPS Distinguished Service Award -- Vincent H.L. Lee, Ph.D.
Dr. Lee's research interests are in the areas of peptide/protein disposition and delivery, as well as mechanisms for ocular drug transport. He is an AAPS Fellow and served as AAPS President in 1996. Dr. Lee is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Southern California.
AAPS Research Achievement Award in Analysis and Pharmaceutical Quality -- Harry G. Brittain, Ph.D.
Dr. Brittain introduced the multi-disciplinary Materials Science approach now being used by many workers for the characterization of pharmaceutical solids. An AAPS Fellow, he is the vice president of Pharmaceutical and Chemical Development at Acute Therapeutics, Inc.
AAPS Research Achievement Award in Economic, Marketing and Management Sciences -- Jeffrey A. Kotzan, Ph.D.
Dr. Kotzan's research in policy and health outcomes is allowing policy makers to
make more effective decisions regarding the pharma
Contact: Amy Miller
American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists