University of Iowa

Merger

The University of Iowa, College of Pharmacy Division of Pharmaceutical Service and Center for Advanced Drug Development merged to form The University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals.  This merger was undertaken to streamline our operation and capitalize on the strengths of both functional areas.  All personnel and facilities were retained, with the former director of the Center for Advanced Drug Development, S. Alta Botha, D.Sc., assuming the position of scientific director and Mickey L. Wells, Ph.D. becoming the overall director of the combined organization.