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Dr. Daniel Azarnoff Recognized for Achievements in Pharmacology and Education

Dr. Azarnoff celebrates more than 60 years of professional excellence

D.L. Azarnoff Associates is a pharmaceutical development consultancy that he established in 1987 and still operates to this day.

    RIO VISTA, CA, November 22, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Dr. Daniel Azarnoff has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dedicated to his career as a pharmaceutical executive and consultant, Dr. Azarnoff has amassed more than six decades of experience in a wide array of positions. He began his professional journey as a research fellow at the University of Kansas Medical School in 1950, beginning a long association with the institution. Dr. Azarnoff served there as an intern in 1955, a resident of the National Heart Institute research fellowship in 1956, an assistant professor of medicine in 1962, and associate professor and the director of the clinical pharmacology study unit in 1964. Then, in 1965, he transitioned to the role of associate professor of pharmacology, in 1968 he became a full professor of medicine and pharmacology and the president of the Sigma Xi Club. In 1978, Dr. Azarnoff was named a Kansas University Medical School Distinguished Professor of Medicine, and in 1982, he attained the position of clinical professor of medicine. It wasn't until 2007 that Dr. Azarnoff officially left the college. The move allowed him to focus solely on running his company, D.L. Azarnoff Associates, a pharmaceutical development consultancy that he established in 1987 and still operates to this day.

Throughout his time at the University of Kansas Medical School, Dr. Azarnoff held a variety of other positions as well. He spent seven years as the senior vice president, and then the president, of Searle, a pharmaceutical research and development company, five years as the senior vice president of clinical regulatory affairs at Cellegy Pharmaceuticals, and two years as the commissioner of the National Commission on Orphan Diseases. Dr. Azarnoff also taught at Northwestern University Medical School, Washington University School of Medicine, and Stanford University Medical School. Further, he supplemented his career by participating in the creation of literature on developments in his field. He edited, "Yearbook of Drug Therapy" from 1977 to 1979, and the series, "Monographs in Clinical Pharmacology," from 1977 to 1984, as well as others.

Dr. Azarnoff earned a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, in 1947 and 1948, respectively, and an MD from the University of Kansas Medical School in 1955. He is a member of the American Medical Association and the American Society of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. In 1977, he was elected to the National Academy of Medicine.

As a testament to his success, Dr. Azarnoff was honored with inclusion in every edition of Who's Who in America published between 1986 and 2016, as well as numerous volumes of Who's Who in Finance and Business, Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who's Who in the West, Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in the Midwest, and Who's Who in Science and Engineering. He was the recipient of the Ginsburg Award in physical diagnosis from the University of Kansas Medical Center in 1953, the Ciba Award for gerontological research in 1958, Nathaniel T. Kwit Memorial Distinguished Service Award from the American College of Clinical Pharmacology in 2002, and the Oscar B. Hunter Award of the American Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics in 1995, among others. Dr. Azarnoff was selected to be a Fulbright Scholar at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm in 1968 and was named a Distinguished Medical Alumnus by the University of Kansas College of Health Science in 1995.

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