About Reginald Frye
Reginald Frye, Pharm.D., Ph.D., is the UF College of Pharmacy’s associate dean for faculty development and a professor and chair for the department of pharmacotherapy and translational research. He received a B.S. in Biology from Oglethorpe University, a Pharm.D. from Mercer University School of Pharmacy, and a Ph.D. in Clinical Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. After completing graduate work, Dr. Frye remained on faculty at the University of Pittsburgh from 1995 until 2003, being promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2002. He joined the faculty at the University of Florida in July 2003 and in July 2012, he was promoted to Professor.
Dr. Frye is a clinical pharmacologist by training and a licensed pharmacist. His search focuses on identifying factors that contribute to variability in drug response. In particular, he has focused on drug-metabolizing enzymes that contribute to pharmacokinetic variability observed with many drugs and natural products. Dr. Frye’s work in this area has been supported by NCCAM, NIDCR and NIGMS. He serves on the editorial boards of Annals of Pharmacotherapy and Frontiers in Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics; he served on the editorial boards of Pharmacotherapy and The Open Drug Metabolism Journal. He serves as an ad-hoc reviewer for many journals, including Drug Metabolism and Disposition and Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.