Oliver Grundmann, Ph.D.

Oliver Grundmann

Clinical Associate Professor

Medicinal Chemistry

EMAIL: grundman@ufl.edu

PHONE: 352-246-4994

CV: Link to CV



  • Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Florida, December 2007
  • Master of Science in Forensic Toxicology with minor in Statistics, University of Florida, May 2007

Biographical Sketch

  • Director of Online Graduate Programs in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Clinical Toxicology

Oliver Grundmann, Ph.D., received a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy and European pharmacist license from the University of Münster, Germany, in 2004 before beginning his graduate studies at the University of Florida. While continuing his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, he worked for the Forensic Science program after graduating with a master’s degree in Forensic Toxicology and minor in Statistics. His research interests include the search for new treatment options from natural products for Central Nervous System and Gastrointestinal diseases such as anxiety and depressive disorders as well as irritable bowel syndrome and cancers of the gastrointestinal tract. He also is interested in the implementation and impact of national and international collaborations for curricular development in the health sciences with an emphasis on distance and online education. Dr. Grundmann serves as the Director and faculty advisor for the online Master of Science and graduate certificate programs in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Clinical Toxicology at the College of Pharmacy.

Representative Publications


The current state of bioterrorist attack surveillance and preparedness in the US, O. Grundmann, Risk Management and Healthcare Policy, accepted manuscript.

Complementary and alternative medicines in irritable bowel syndrome: An integrative view, O. Grundmann & S. Yoon, World Journal of Gastroenterology, 2014, January;20(2):346-362. PMID: 24574705.


A brief Review of Krill oil History, Research and the commercial market, J. Kwantes, O. Grundmann, Journal of Dietary Supplements, 2013, epub. PMID: 24689485.

Career Readiness: an Old Idea Revived? (guest editorial), O. Grundmann, Journal of College Science Teaching, 2013, doi: 10.2505/4/jcst13_043_01_8. September 2014 Page 5 of 10

Factors that influence the variability of anogenital injury in adult sexual assault: a review of the forensic literature, F.A. Laitinen, O. Grundmann, E.J. Ernst, American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, 2013, PMID: 23835534.

Mind-body therapies for functional bowel disorders—a review of recent clinical trials, O. Grundmann, S. Yoon, European Journal of Integrative Medicine, 2013, August;5(4):296-307. doi: 10.1016/j.eujim.2013.03.007.

Recent Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, O. Grundmann, Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Research, 2013, March;2(3):391-393.

Menthol – pharmacology of an important naturally medicinal “cool”, J.A. Farco, O. Grundmann, Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry, 2013, January;13(1):124-131. PMID: 23061635


Graduate Distance Education Programs in Forensic Sciences, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, and Clinical Toxicology for Working Professionals: An Evolving Concept with Practical Applications, O. Grundmann, D. Lebow, in National Science Teachers Association Exemplary Science Program monograph series, Robert Yager (ed.), NSTA press, ISBN: 9781938946097.

Book review, Curbside Consultation in IBS: 49 clinical questions by Brian E. Lacey (editor), O. Grundmann, Practical Gastroenterology, accepted manuscript.

An Orthomolecular Approach to the Prevention and Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders, M. Zell, O. Grundmann, Advances in Mind-Body Medicine, 2012, Fall;26(2):14-29. PMID: 23341413.

Clinical Evaluation of liquid placebos for an herbal supplement, STW5, in healthy volunteers, S. Yoon, O. Grundmann, D. Keane, T. Urbano, B. Moshiree, Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 2012, October;20(5):267-274. PMID: 22863640.

Aloe vera gel research review, O. Grundmann, Natural Medicine Journal, 2012, September;9(4).

Recent developments in the Use of Pre- and Probiotics for Irritable Bowel Syndrome, S. Yoon, B. Moshiree, O. Grundmann, European Gastroenterology & Hepatology Review, 2012, January;7(4):237-241.

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