Role of Adolescence in Drug Distribution and Effect

May 1, 2019 (Noon–1 p.m. ET)


Obstetric and Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics Branch (OPPTB), Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act, NICHD




For this webinar, Michael D. Reed, Pharm.D., FCCP, FCP, will:

  • Describe the effect of adolescence/puberty on drug disposition and effect.
  • Identify sources of variability in drug disposition and effect during adolescence.
  • Apply principles of drug pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics to determine optimal drug dosing in the adolescent patient.

Dr. Reed is professor emeritus of pediatrics at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio.


George Giacoia, OPPTB, NICHD
Phone: 301–496–5589

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