Michael Bartlett, professor of pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences in the College of Pharmacy, has been named the inaugural Athletic Association Professor in Pharmacy, effective Oct. 1. The professorship supports the academic mission of the university and recognizes Bartlett’s outstanding national reputation.
Bartlett, who is director of the pharmacy college’s new bachelor degree program in pharmaceutical sciences, is also interim assistant dean for nontraditional education and outreach. In the latter position, he oversees the division’s continuing pharmacy education, regulatory affairs, public service and outreach programs.
He was previously interim department head in pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences.
Bartlett is a Fellow of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists and the 2012 recipient of the AAPS Research Achievement Award in Analysis and Pharmaceutical Quality, one of the highest awards conferred by AAPS.
Bartlett has earned an international reputation for his work in the development of novel bioanalytical methods to investigate the behavior of medically relevant molecules in an array of biological samples.
His work has led to the development of diagnostic methods to assess cardiovascular disease, fetal drug exposure and the impact of chemicals on memory and cognition.