Department welcomes John Wise Sr

The Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology is pleased to welcome John Wise Sr. as Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology with tenure and appointment as University Scholar effective May 1, 2015.  Dr. Wise received his PhD in pharmacology from George Washington University followed by postdoctoral studies at the National Cancer Institute. He served as Senior Toxicologist at an environmental and occupational medicine consulting firm prior to accepting faculty appointment at Yale University School of Medicine.  Most recently he was a Professor of Toxicology and Molecular Epidemiology and Director of the Maine Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health at the University of Southern Maine.  His research program incorporates cellular and molecular mechanisms in cancer biology and deploys cell biology, molecular biology, toxicology, molecular epidemiology, and genomics to investigate the health impacts of environmental chemical exposures at the molecular, cellular, tissue, individual, community, and population levels. His internationally recognized research program is currently funded by NIEHS and has been funded by numerous federal agencies and private foundations, including NIH, US Army, NASA, and NOAA.