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Pharmacology and Toxicology Faculty

Our knowledgeable Pharmacology and Toxicology faculty are innovators in education and research. With a variety of interests and specialties, each individual is paving the way for breakthroughs in chemically defined therapeutic and toxic agents.  

Primary Faculty


Magdalena Chrzanowska-Wodnicka, PhD, FAHA

Associate Professor; Pharmacology and Toxicology; Investigator, Versiti Blood Research Institute

(414) 937-3890


Constanza Garcia Keller, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology

(414) 955-8680


Cecilia J. Hillard, PhD

Associate Dean for Research; Professor; Director, Neuroscience Research Center; G. Frederick Kasten, Jr. Endowed Chair in Parkinson’s Disease Research

(414) 955-8493


Wei Liu, PhD

Joseph F. Heil, Jr. Endowed Chair of Molecular Oncogenesis Associate Professor

(414) 955-2507


John Mantsch, PhD

Florence J. Williams Professor and Chair of Pharmacology & Toxicology

(414) 955-8861


Debra K. Newman, PhD

Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology; Senior Investigator at Versiti Blood Research Institute; Adjunct Professor, Microbiology & Immunology

(414) 937-3820


Peter J. Newman, PhD

Professor; Vice President for Research, Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin; Associate Director, Blood Research Institute

(414) 937-6237


Carol L. Williams, PhD

Joan K. Van Deuren Professor in Breast Cancer Research; Leader, Cancer Biology Research Program, Cancer Center; Professor, Pharmacology & Toxicology

(414) 955-5640