About Stephan Schmidt
Dr. Schmidt is an endowed Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutics and Director of the Center for Pharmacometrics and Systems Pharmacology. He received his B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the Friedrich-Alexander University in Erlangen, Germany in 2003 and his license to practice as a pharmacist in Germany in 2005. Dr. Schmidt received his Ph.D. from the University of Florida under the supervision of Dr. Hartmut Derendorf in 2008, before completing a 3 year postdoctoral fellowship under the supervision of Profs. Meindert Danhof and Oscar Della Pasqua in the Division of Pharmacology at the Leiden/Amsterdam Center for Drug Research in The Netherlands. During his postdoctoral fellowship, Dr. Schmidt was also a member of the Dutch Top Institute Pharma PK-PD modeling platform.
Dr. Schmidt received the Paul Ehrlich Society for Chemotherapy Thesis Award in 2010, the University of Florida Clinical Translational Science Institute Junior Faculty Pilot Program Award in 2012, the University of Florida Excellence Award for Assistant Professors in 2013, the Tanabe Young Investigator Award from the American College of Clinical Pharmacology in 2016, and the Doctoral Thesis Mentoring Award from the College of Pharmacy at the University of Florida in 2018. He was also named International Educator of the Year of the College of Pharmacy at the University of Florida in 2014 and Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacology in 2017. Dr. Schmidt is a Subject Editor for the European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Editorial Board Member for the Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, and serves on the Board of Regents for the American College of Clinical Pharmacology.
Dr. Schmidt’s research focuses on the development and application of disease-drug-trial models in the area of chronic progressive diseases, special patient populations, and drug-drug interactions. He published more than 140 peer-reviewed scientific manuscripts, 7 book chapters, and 2 textbooks, including the fifth edition of Rowland and Tozer’s Clinical Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics textbook.