James Thomas Stewart, a professor emeritus at the College of Pharmacy, died May 11 after an 11-year battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was 74.
Stewart, who retired from UGA in 2002 after 35 years of teaching and research, is survived by Ella, his wife of 49 years, and three daughters.
He earned his Ph.D. in pharmaceutical chemistry from the University of Michigan and came to Athens in 1967.
His career included academic positions at UGA and collaborative research projects with pharmaceutical industrial firms and government, and service on the Food Chemicals Codex Revision Committee, the Federal Drug Administration Pharmaceutical Science Advisory Committee; he served 25 years on the Board of Experts of the U.S. Pharmacopeia.