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List of Professors

Name Years at Michigansort icon Position

Jonathan Adams Allen

1850 - 1854
Professor of Therapeutics, Materia Medica and Physiology

Alonzo Benjain Palmer

1854 - 1887
Professor of Matera Medica, Therapeutics, Diseases of Women and Children, Pathology & Theory and Practice of Medicine
Dean of the Medical School

George Edward Frothingham

1867 - 1889
Professor of Ophthalmology and Aural Surgery, Materia Medica, Ophthalmic and Aural Surgery, and Clinical Opthalmology

Frederic Henry Gerrish

1873 - 1875
Professor of Therapeutics, Materia Medica, and Physiology

Henry Sylvester Cheever

1876
Professor of Therapeutics and Materia Medica

Arthur Robertson Cushny

1893 - 1905
Professor of Materia Medica and Therapeutics

Charles Wallis Edmunds

1902 - 1941
Professor of Therapeutics and Materia Medica

Erwin Ellis Nelson

1919 - 1937
Professor of Pharmacology

Helen Bourquin

1928 - 1929
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Ralph Grafton Smith

1928 - 1943
Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Nathan Browne Eddy

1931
Research Professor of Pharmacology

Jacob Sacks

1932 - 1944
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

John Howard Ferguson

1937 - 1943
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Maurice H. Seevers

1942 - 1973
Professor of Pharmacology
Chair of Department of Pharmacology

Frederick Earl Shideman

1944 - 1952
Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Lauren Albert Woods

1946
Professor of Pharmacology

Kenneth W. Cochran

1952 - 1989
Professor of Epidemiology
Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Edward F. Domino

1953 - 2000
Professor of Pharmacology

Theodore M. Brody

1953 - 1966
Professor of Pharmacology

Harold F Hardman

1953 - 1960
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Henry H. Swain

1954 - 1991
Professor of Pharmacology

Lloyd Beck

1956 - 1970
Professor of Pharmacology

Lawrence B. Mellett

1957 - 1958
Instructor U.S. Public Health Service

Edward J
 Cafruny

1957 - 1965
Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Donald R. Bennett

1958 - 1965
Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Gerald A Deneau

1958
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Kiro Shimamoto

1960 - 1961
Visiting Professor of Pharmacology

Raymond E. Counsell

1964 - 1996
Professor of Pharmacology
Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacy

Raymond W. Ruddon Jr.

1964 - 2006
Professor of Pharmacology

Jerry L. Laughlin

1965 - 1966
Assistant Professor of Pharmacolgnosy

Thomas R. Tephly

1965 - 1971
Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Edward A. Carr Jr.

1967
Professor of Pharmacology and Internal Medicine

William B. Pratt

1973 - 2006
Professor of Pharmacology

Bert N. LaDu

1974 - 1989
Professor of Pharmacology

Wendell W. Weber

1974 - 1998
Professor of Pharmacology

Vincent G. Zannoni

1974 - 1994
Professor of Pharmacology

Gail D. Winger

1975 - 2009
Research Professor

Beverly S. Mitchell

1977 - 1991
Professor of Internal Medicine and Pharmacology

William R. Mancini

1984 - 2001
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Thomas D. Landefeld

1987 - 1996
Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Angel W. Lee

2001 - 2002
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Jose A. Esteban

2002 - 2004
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Mei Chuan Ko

2008
Research Associate Professor Pharmacology