Jane Aldrich, Guenther Hochhaus, Charles Peloquin and Jay McLaughlin will serve three-year terms.
UF College of Pharmacy faculty and trainees also won a best paper award and multiple poster awards.
More than 20 speakers shared personal stories and recounted the scientific impacts that made Derendorf a respected leader.
Hochhaus was recognized for his outstanding achievements and contributions to the organization.
The Florida-California Cancer Research, Education and Engagement Health Equity Center will be an interdisciplinary, intercollegiate effort involving researchers from the UF College of Pharmacy.
Justine Badée, Ph.D., and Yichao “Wendy” Yu, Ph.D., were recognized as Student Abstract Award winners at the American College of Clinical Pharmacology Annual Meeting.
V. Ravi Chandran established the professorship in 2000 to promote creative scientific projects, teaching and fellowships at UF.
Schmittgen has served as a professor of pharmaceutics in the UF College of Pharmacy since 2015 and will lead a highly-productive department of 10 faculty members.
The grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will help prevent unintended pregnancies.
ASCPT also honored Dr. Hartmut Derendorf with the 2018 Mentor Award.