Principles of Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Lecture Series

October 12, 2022-May 10, 2023 (Noon-1 p.m.)


Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act, Obstetric and Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics Branch (OPPTB), Division of Extramural Research (DER), NICHD


Webinar; registration is free


The Principles of Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Lecture Series, launched in 2012, addresses the fundamentals of clinical pharmacology from a pediatric perspective. It is designed to meet the needs and knowledge gaps of those pediatric clinical pharmacology students who lack a formal educational curriculum in this discipline, but the series is open to the public.

The exceptions to this open attendance status are the career development lectures on October 10, October 17, January 11, March 29, and May 10, which are reserved for students and trainees only.

Lectures take place from noon to 1 p.m. eastern time on Wednesdays, beginning October 12, 2022, and running through May 10, 2023. There will be no lectures on November 23, December 21, December 28, January 4, March 22, and April 5.

​The weekly lectures are given via webinar about a variety of topics, such as:

  • Fellowship/career development
  • Drug metabolism, transport, and distribution
  • Pharmacometrics, modeling, and trial design and simulation
  • Assessment of drug effects
  • Translational medicine/pharmacogenetics
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Formulations and drug delivery systems
  • Drug effects and dispositions in special settings
  • Research ethics

Individuals who need reasonable accommodations to participate in this activity should contact Deborah Stein at or 703-925-9455, extension 121 at least 5 days in advance.

More Information

View the schedule and lecture descriptions and register to attend external link.


For program-related questions:
Dr. Lesly Samedy Bates, OPPTB, DER, NICHD
Phone: 301-827-3241

For registration/technical platform questions:
Deborah Stein

Please note: Views expressed during NICHD-sponsored events do not necessarily reflect the opinions or the official positions of NICHD, NIH, or HHS.
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